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: Candidates can check unofficial CDS Answer Key 2020Applicants can also check expected CDS Cut off 2020CDS 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 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
Level of Difficulty
Moderate to Difficult
Easy to Moderate
CDS 2020 Exam Trend Analysis - English
Number of Questions
Idioms and phrases
Ordering words in sentences
Fill in the Blanks
Candidates can check the important dates of CDS 2020 in the table below:
CDS 2020 (I)
CDS 2020 (II)
CDS Admit card release date
January 9, 2020
February 2, 2020
November 08, 2020
November 8, 2020
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 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.
Moderate to Easy
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.
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
Level of difficulty
Moderate to difficult
Time speed and Distance
Simple Interest/Compound interest
Time and Work
Mean-Median-Mode (Frequency Distribution Table)
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
Ordering of Sentences
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
Exam conducting authorities will release the result of CDS 2020 in online mode, 45 days after conclusion of exam . The result of CDS 2020 will be released in pdf format which includes name and roll number of successful candidates. Candidates who qualify the written exam will be invited to appear for SSB interview process. UPSC will declare final result of CDS 2020 tentatively in November.
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)
Aggregate marks of last qualified candidates*
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Applicants should note that CDS exam analysis includes weightage, number of questions and their respective allotted marks to it.
Candidates can check the paper wise CDS exam analysis after conclusion of exam.
Applicants can check the exam analysis of CDS on February 2
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The dates to register for CDS 1 are closed but as CDS exams are taken twice a year you can take the second paper. The registration for the second CDS paper will be in the Month of August and will probably begin from 5th August,2020. Please stay updated on any notifications released on the official sites for test dates and other related information. The notification related to CDS 2 is released in the month of June probably, so, keep yourself updated on any information.
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after completing your graduation course or if you are in final year you are eligible to apply. age limit for woman candidate is , should have been born not earlier than January 2, 1996 and not later than January 2, 2002. woman's are only eligible to apply in Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course), the eligibility criteria is bachelors degree in any discipline.
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