CDS Exam Analysis 2020 - Candidates who have appeared in the English, GK and Maths paper can now check CDS 2020 exam analysis on February 2 for all the three papers. The exam analysis of CDS 2020 provides the details about the questions asked in the exam, overall as well as sectional difficulty, topic-wise distribution of marks, expected cut off. As per the CDS 2020 exam analysis, the English paper was easy to moderate while the GK and Maths paper was Moderate to difficult. By referring to CDS exam analysis 2020, candidates can understand the weightage given to each section, and nature and number of the questions asked. By checking CDS 2020 exam analysis aspirants can compose their strategy to qualify for the exam for coming session. The written exam of CDS has been conducted across 41 cities in offline mode. Read complete article to know the detailed description of CDS exam analysis 2020 and other important details here.
Latest: CDS Result 2020 Has Been Released By UPSC On March 23.
Candidates can check unofficial CDS Answer Key 2020
Applicants can also check expected CDS Cut off 2020
CDS 2020 exam was held to recruit a total of 418 vacancies in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. Candidates who qualify in the written exam should be invited to appear for SSB.

CDS Exam Analysis 2020

CDS Exam Analysis 2020

CDS 2020 (I) written exam is being conducted for three papers - English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the overall difficulty level of CDS written exam after conclusion of CDS (I) 2020 exam. The list provided below describes the overall difficulty level of CDS exam.

CDS 2020 Exam Analysis - Level and Attempts

S.no

Subject

Level of Difficulty

Good Attempts

1.

Elementary Mathematics

Moderate to Difficult

85 -90

2.

English

Easy to Moderate

80 - 90

3.

General Knowledge

Moderate to Difficult

70 - 90

CDS 2020 Exam Trend Analysis - English

Topics

Number of Questions

Reading Comprehension

10

Spotting Error

10

Idioms and phrases

10

Ordering of sentences10

Ordering words in sentences

10

Synonyms

10

Antonyms

10

Fill in the Blanks

10

Part of speech10
Spelling mistakes10
Transformation of sentences10
Reported speech10

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CDS 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates of CDS 2020 in the table below:

Events

CDS 2020 (I)

CDS 2020 (II)

CDS Admit card release date

January 9, 2020

October 2020

Exam Date

February 2, 2020

November 08, 2020

Exam analysis

February 2, 2020

November 8, 2020

Previous Years’ CDS Analysis

By checking the previous year CDS exam analysis candidates will get an idea about the weightage of individual topics and number of questions asked in from that section. Applicants should note that they should prepare for the exam as per CDS exam pattern .

CDS Exam Analysis 2019 - Overall difficulty

CDS II written exam was conducted for three papers - English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. The appearing candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the overall difficulty level of CDS written exam. The list provided below describes the overall difficulty level of CDS exam.

S.no

Subject

Level of Difficulty

1.

Elementary Mathematics

Moderate

2.

English

Moderate to Easy

3.

General Knowledge

Moderate

Total

Moderate

CDS 2019 Exam Analysis - Sectional Difficulty

For the candidates appearing for CDS written exam 2019, it is very important to know the sectional difficulty of the different papers in order to know the overall analysis. The sectional CDS exam analysis on the basis of questions asked in the examination for all three papers is explained below.

CDS Exam Analysis 2019 for Elementary Mathematics

The Elementary Mathematics paper was conducted for 100 marks. The questions were asked from arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, mensuration etc. The topic wise CDS exam analysis below with the maximum number of questions are explained below.

CDS Exam Trend Analysis - Elementary Mathematics

Topics

Level of difficulty

Number of Questions

Number system

Easy

20

Geometry

Moderate to difficult

20

Mensuration

Moderate to difficult

14

Trigonometry

Moderate to difficult

14

Algebra

Moderate to difficult

7

Time speed and Distance

Easy

6

Simple Interest/Compound interest

Easy

5

Time and Work

Moderate

3

Clock

Easy

2

Percentage

Easy

2

Mixture

Moderate

1

Profit/Loss

Moderate

1

Set Theory

Moderate to difficult

1

Mean-Median-Mode (Frequency Distribution Table)

Easy

4

CDS Exam Analysis 2019 for English

The English section of CDS was conducted for 2 hours carrying 100 marks. The question paper was designed to test the candidates’ understanding of standard English and use of words. The questions were asked from reading comprehension, spotting errors, fill in the blanks etc. Check topic wise distribution of English section questions below.

CDS Exam Trend Analysis - English

Topics

Level of difficulty

Number of Questions

Reading Comprehension

Moderate

20

Spotting Error

Easy

20

Idioms and phrases

Easy

15

Cloze Comprehension

Easy

15

Ordering of Sentences

Moderate

10

Synonyms

Moderate

10

Antonyms

Easy

10

Fill in the Blanks

Easy

10

CDS Exam Analysis 2019 for General Knowledge

The General knowledge section was conducted to test the knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation, History, Geography of India and experience in their scientific aspects etc. This paper was conducted for 100 marks carrying 120 questions. Candidates can check the section-wise distribution of General knowledge paper analysis below.

CDS Exam Trend Analysis - General Knowledge

Topics

Level of difficulty

Number of Questions

History

Moderate to difficult

18

Current Affairs

Easy

26

Polity

Moderate

13

Geography

Moderate

17

Chemistry

Moderate to difficult

10

Biology

Moderate

9

Physics

Moderate

8

Economy

Easy

14

Static/Misc.

Easy

05

CDS Result 2020

Exam conducting authorities has released the result of CDS 2020 in online mode on March 23. The result of CDS 2020 will be released in pdf format which includes name and roll number of successful candidates. Candidates who qualified the written exam will be invited to appear for SSB interview process. UPSC will declare final result of CDS 2020 tentatively in November.

CDS Cut off 2020

Candidates can check the cutoff of CDS exam which will be released by UPSC. Candidates will have to score equal or above to cut off released by UPSC to be eligible to appear for SSB Interview. The cut off for written test for IMA, INA and IFA will be calculated out of the total score of 300. The cut off score for OTA (Men & Women) will be calculated out of 200. Candidates can check the previous year CDS cutoff for written exam below.

CDS cut off 2017 (Written Exam)

Academy

CDS (I)

CDS (II)


Aggregate marks of last qualified candidates*

IMA

125

120

INA

118

111

AFA

144

135

OTA (Men)

82

86

OTA (Women)

82

86

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CDS Exam Analysis 2020

Question: What is exam analysis of CDS (I) 2020 ?

Answer:

Applicants should note that CDS exam analysis includes weightage, number of questions and their respective allotted marks to it.

Question: What was the level paper 1 of CDS as per exam analysis ?

Answer:

Candidates can check the paper wise CDS exam analysis after conclusion of exam.

Question: When can i check CDS 2020 exam analysis ?

Answer:

Applicants can check the exam analysis of CDS on February 2

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Questions related to CDS

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Will I be able to clear medical of CDS if i got my hand burnt by cracker and is ok now.

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 31st Mar, 2020

In medical test, they usually check the Height, weight. They also check for amy visual, auditory deformities. They will take a Chest X ray to rule out any Chest infections. Hand burn is a scar and it us not a deformity or an illness. So if the rest of the parameters are good, then there should be no reason why you would not clear the Medical fitness test. All that matters is that you should be in good Physical and Mental health and be free from any deformity or disease that might interfere with performing your duties efficiently.

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My date of birth is 10th july,1999.Can I apply for cds in 2023?

Soham sengupta 31st Mar, 2020

Hello aspirant,

Yes you can apply for CDS in 2023. According to CDS eligibility criteria candidate's minimum age should be 20 & maximum age should be 24 years. Candidate also have to pass their graduation or appearing for the final year to give the examination. To know more about CDS eligibility criteria click here

https://competition.Careers360.com/article/cds-eligibility-criteria

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Is spectacles allow a candidates can select with spectacles

Rehan Alam Student Expert 26th Mar, 2020

Dear aspirant,

yes you can apply for CDS exam even if you have spectacles however you will not be able to get into the air force and flying department because of your spectacles.

you could however go for logistics and administration even if you have your spectacles.

Hope this helps. Thank you.

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if I have 50% in mathematics and physics in 10+2 class, can I appear for OTA and AFA?

Shiksha 25th Mar, 2020

Hello!

Yes, you are eligible for appearing for cds ota & afa.

  • The eligibility criteria for CDS OTA says: the person should be between 19-25 years age & should have a bachelor's degree from a recognised University/institue (men & women both). The men can be married or unmarried & women can be married or unmarried or widow.
  • The eligibility criteria for AFA says that: the person should be between 20-24 years unmarried. Should have a degree  (with physics and mathematics at 10+2 level) from a recognised University/institue or bachelor's in engineering.

I hope this clears you doubt.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/competition.careers360.com/articles/cds-eligibility-criteria/amp

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i have completed my ba.llb degree and my dob is 04/03/1995 .can i apply for CDS .if not then is there any other option for me in defence.

Hrisheekesh Singh 24th Mar, 2020

Hi Dawood,

As per the latest eligibility criteria of CDS 2020, the candidates between 20 to 24 years are eligible to give this exam.

You are 26 now which means you are above 24 years of age now, so you are not eligible for the respective exam in each and every course ranging from IMA to OTA.

You can go for Indian Army recruitments now.

Feel free to ask doubts in the Comment Section.

You may refer to this article for more information about CDS 2020 Eligibility criteria.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

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