CDS II 2015 Exam Pattern & Syllabus
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CDS II 2015 Exam Pattern & Syllabus – Union Public Service Commission has specified Exam Pattern & Syllabus of CDS II 2015 for the candidates looking to appear in the written exam for Defence jobs. The candidates looking to get admission in IMA, INA and IAF will have to solve the test paper carrying a total of 300 in 6 hours and the candidates looking for admission in OTA will have to solve the test paper carrying a total of 200 marks in 4 hours.

As per CDS II 2015 exam Pattern, for admission to Military, Naval and Air Force Academy, the candidates are evaluated in English, General Knowledge (GK) and Elementary Mathematics, each paper of 2 hours duration and 100 marks each. For admission to Officers Training Academy the candidates are tested in a similar manner as explained above except that they are exempted from taking Elementary Mathematics test.

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Check below Exam Pattern of CDS II 2015:


For admission to IMA, INA and IAF:

Subject

Duration (hours)

Maximum Marks

English

2

100

General Knowledge

2

100

Elementary Mathematics

2

100

For admission to OTA:

Subject

Duration (hours)

Maximum Marks

English

2

100

General Knowledge

2

100

Click here to download below Syllabus of CDS II 2015:

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Questions in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level and other papers will be based on Graduation standard, according to CDS II 2015 Exam Pattern. For every wrong answer marked in the answer-sheet, one third of the mark will be deducted. The question papers will be available in both English and Hindi languages.

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Sir, I am a final year degree student and i have back papers to complete. Can i still write the CDS exam?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 16th Nov, 2019

Shilpa, Final year Graduation Candidates who are between 20-24 years can appear for CDS entrance examination. You should just complete all your back logs and your course at the time of counselling and admission. For more information on Physical, Visual standards for the exam, please visit our page at: https://competition.careers360.com/articles/cds-eligibility-criteria

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Does IIT Delhi is better option for aerospace engineering than other IITs ,if wanted to join IAF through CDS ?

Shivam bhardwaj Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019
Hello Rohit,
IIT D is one of the best Institute of India and among IITs. So there study and faculties are very good. You may have a great career there. You should take admission and start your journey to go into Airforce.
Good luck
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which books are best for cds and afcat?

Apoorva Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019

Hello dear student,

I would suggest you to buy a general knowledge book which is that will help you with the GK questions. And then you should buy a book of reasoning and aptitude pictures that will help you to improve your aptitude questions. Why you asking for a book then I would like to recommend you pathfinder CDS it is one of the best books you can and have for the preparation. While for afcat you can buy Aarihant's afcat book for preparation. I hope this was helpful to you.

Best wishes

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sir , i am b.com semesters student ,can i apply for cds

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 7th Nov, 2019

hi,

yes you may apply in cds if you become eligible in education and age criteria.

age limit is 24 or 25 years old according to post wise. you may apply in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (NA), Air Force Academy (AFA), Officers' Training Academy (OTA - Men), Officers Training Academy (OTA - Women, Non-Technical).

follow the below link to know in details:

https://competition.careers360.com/articles/cds-eligibility-criteria

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Dear sir I was born in 1995. Can I apply for CDS exam?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 7th Nov, 2019

hi,

cds exam happens twice a year. the following age criteria is applicable to appear in cds exam:

For Indian Military Academy (IMA), unmarried candidates born not  before than January 2, 1997 and not later than January 1, 2002 can only apply.

For Indian Naval Academy (IMA), unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 1997 and not later than January 1, 2002 are eligible.

for Air Force Academy candidate should be between 20 to 24 years as on January 1, 2021 (born not earlier than January 2, 1997 and not later than January 1, 2001).

For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Course for men), unmarried male candidates born not before than January 2, 1996 and not later than January 1, 2002 are eligible for the exam.

For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course), candidates should be unmarried and born not earlier than January 2, 1996 and not later than January 1, 2002.

so you are not eligible for any of the post as per age criteria.

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