CDS Question Papers 2021 - Download CDS Previous Year Papers PDF
CDS Question Papers 2021 - The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official CDS question paper 2021 at its official website @upsc.gov.in. Candidates planning to appear for the CDS exam can download the CDS question paper with answer PDF by following the steps mentioned in the article below. The question papers of CDS 2021 will be released after the recruitment process of CDS 2021 is over. CDS question paper is released for subject-wise for Mathematics, GK, and English language. Apart from CDS question papers 2021, aspirants must also check the previous year CDS cut off and CDS answer key to know about the difficulty level of the CDS question paper pattern. Check all details related to the question papers of CDS 2021 here.
Latest Updates: CDS Result 2021 to be announced soon. Check CDS cutoff 2021 here.
Download CDS Question Papers 2021
Candidates can refer to the CDS previous year question papers PDF Links and download CDS question paper 2021 here.
CDS 1 Question Papers 2021
CDS 1 2021 English Question Paper
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CDS 2 Question Papers 2020
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Benefits of CDS Question Papers 2021
Downloading and practicing CDS previous year question papers can benefit aspirants in many ways, some of them are mentioned below -
It helps aspirants get the difficult level of the exam.
Candidates can check the important topics on which the question papers of CDS 2021 will be based.
By practicing the CDS question papers 2021, aspirants will also be able to know their weakness and strengths. They can work on their weakness through this.
Solving the CDS 2021 question papers while keeping a timer will help increase accuracy and aspirants question solving speed.
CDS Question Papers 2021 How to download?
Visit the UPSC official website - upsc.gov.in
In the header tab, click on "Examination" and select "Previous Year Question Paper" from the dropdown
Select the year for which the CDS question paper need to be downloaded
Download the CDS question paper and practice on a daily basis.
Aspirants can also refer to the CDS question paper download links as mentioned in the table above.
How to challenge CDS Question Papers 2021?
After the exam is conducted, UPSC provides aspirants with a challenge option which is also known as "Question Paper Representation Portal" QPRep. Candidates can challenge the CDS question paper 2021 within one-week. The steps to challenge are mentioned below -
Step 1: Visit official UPSC - upsc.gov.in.
Step 2: Click on the examination tab and select “Time Frame for Representation”.
Step 3: A new window will appear. Click on the link given in PDF i.e https://upsconline.nic.in/miscellaneous/QPRep/.
Step 4: Click on made representation for CDS question paper.
Step 5: Fill all details in the required field and submit the representation.
Marking Scheme of CDS Question Papers 2021
CDS written exam is conducted in pen and paper mode. CDS question paper with answer pdf is MCQ-based. Each section in both the exams comprises 100 questions and each question carries one mark. There is a negative marking. There is negative marking of 1/3rd marks which will be deducted for wrong answers.
CDS Answer Key 2021
Apart from the CDS 10 years topic-wise solved papers , UPSC also releases the CDS 2021 answer key on the official website. The official website has all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. However, as soon as the exam is over, various coaching institutes release the unofficial answer keys which are memory-based.
CDS Syllabus 2021
The syllabus of CDS 2021 is mentioned in the official notification of UPSC. The syllabus consists of all the subjects, topics and sections on which the CDS question paper 2021 will be based. As per the IMA, INA and AFA syllabus the subjects are English, GK and Elementary Knowledge. For OTA the subjects are English and GK.
CDS Preparation Tips 2021
To prepare for CDS 2021 exam aspirants need to follow the steps mentioned below -
Stick to the official syllabus and CDS exam pattern.
Download CDS 2021 question paper and practice them on a regular basis.
The difficulty level of the exam is graduation level so just make sure to cover the syllabus topics
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CDS Question Papers 2021 - Download CDS Previous Year Papers PDF
Question: How can I download the CDS question paper 2021?
You can download the question paper from the official website as well as from the download links mentioned in the article.
Question: What are the cut off marks of CDS?
Check it here - CDS cut off.
Question: Is the CDS exam difficult?
No, the exam is not very difficult however, the competition is tough due to a lot of candidates applying for few, limited vacancies. If you prepare well you can qualify the exam.
Question: Is there negative marking in the CDS exam?
Yes, there is negative marking in the exam which is 1/3rd per wrong attempt.
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Questions related to CDS
My DOB is June 23 1998 I am I eligible for CDS 2021?
Yes, The candidate born between 02 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2003 . So you will are eligible according to this years' eligibility criteria. CDS Notification is published by Union Public Service Commission. CDS follows a three-stage recruitment process it consists of:
- Written Test
- SSB Interview
- Medical Examination
- Merit List
Follow the link below for more information:
my dob is April 2004 ,am I eligible for cds paper 2in 2022
As per as your Date Of Birth, you will be 18 years of old by April 2022, which does not fulfill the required CDS Eligibility Criteria 2022 as per Age Limit which is 19 - 25 years of old( unmarried).
Candidates should be graduates and between the age group of 19 to 25 years. CDS eligiblity criteria 2021 is based on age limit, educational qualification, nationality and more.
Can 1st year BCA student apply for CDS OTA ?
I am extremely sorry to tell you dear but you are not eligible for CDS OTA if you are in the first year of BCA
This is because,
To be eligible for CDS OTA you should have completed your graduation course, also students who are in the final year of their degree examination are eligible
but you are still in the first year of your BCA ,thus you are not eligible. You can apply for CDS OTA either after the completion of your bca or in the final year of your BCA.
For your reference CDS eligibility criteria is provided below:-
-)you should be indian/nepali/bhutani
-) or you should be a tibetan refugee who came here before January, 1962 in india to settle permanently .
-)or you should be of indian origin migrated from following countries to settle here in India permanently :-
->Sri Lanka & East African Countries
The age limit and marital status for different CDS courses is provided below:-
*Indian Military Academy :- you should be between 19 to 24 years and unmarried
*Indian Naval Academy :- you should be between 19 to 24 years and unmarried
*Air Force Academy :- you should be between 20 to 24 years and unmarried
*Officers' Training Academy (Men) :- you should be between 19 to 25 years and can be either unmarried or Married
*Officers Training Academy (Women, Non-Technical) :- you should be between 19 to 25 years and unmarried or widow or a Divorcee
Educational qualifications required for CDS is provided below:-
*Indian Military Academy :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible.
*Indian Naval Academy :- Must have bachelor's degree in engineering or should be in final year of your engineering.
*Air Force Academy :- You should have bachelor's degree in engineering or Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with physics and mathematics in your 10+2 level . Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible
* OTA (Men) :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of bachelor's degree are also eligible.
* OTA (Women - Non-Technical) :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible
For detailed information you can visit our page the link for the same is provided below :-
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i have a 60.62% marks in 12th science so....can i apply for cds and afcat examination.. .
You need to hold a graduation degree in order to apply for both of the CDS and AFCAT exam. Your class 12th marks won't pose any hindrance.
The education qualification needed for CDS are:
For I.M.A. and OTA, candidates should have a bachelor's degree from a university or equivalent degree from institutions that have been recognized by the Central/State Government.
For INA candidate needs to have a Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/institution.
Also, to apply to Air Force Academy, the candidates need a degree from a recognized university( with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2) or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Also, apart from educational eligibility criteria, you also need to fulfill the other criteria to be eligible. Check the link below for more information regarding this
BSc(cbz) is ok to Join AFA in CDS ? PLEASE ANSWER
I am not very sure of BSc(CBZ) acceptance for CDS.
But I can provide you these links to check out:
These are the official sites of the Indian Airforce. You can check the career options from these sites.
Through these links, you can also check out which branch (flying or technical or non technical) you are eligible.
Also, please note that, CDS is not the only entrance for AFA. You have options like AFCAT and NCC Special Entry also. You can check these also through the links provided.