CDS Syllabus 2023
UPSC conducts the CDS exam twice a year for selecting candidates who can be trained further and be enrolled as commissioned officers in the Indian Army. Although, the candidates who have applied online for the Combined Defence Services Examination must prepare well. The syllabus for CDS is very vast and requires in-depth knowledge of the topics.
Hence Major Kalshi Classes has provided you with the updated and complete CDS Syllabus and CDS Exam Pattern. The most detailed and authentic syllabus will help you boost your UPSC CDS Exam preparation.
UPSC CDS Syllabus 2023 – Overview
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|Number of sections||Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), and Air Force Academy (AFA) – Three Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) – Two|
|Total marks of the test||IMA, INA, and AFA – 300 OTA – 200|
|Nature of questions||Objective type|
|CDS1 2023 Notification||21st December 2022|
|Language of question paper||Hindi and English|
|Duration of the test||2 hours for each section of the test|
CDS IMA, INA, AFA Exam Pattern 2023
Find the CDS IMA, INA, and AFA Exam pattern in the table below:
|General Knowledge||2 hours||100|
|Elementary Mathematics||2 hours||100|
CDS OTA Exam Pattern 2023
|General Knowledge||2 hours||100|
CDS OTA Syllabus 2023- General Knowledge
|Current Affairs||Cover news of important international and national summits/ conferences, awards, sports-related news, books, authors, etc.|
|Political Science||Important facts of the Indian constitution, fundamental rights, and directive principles, powers of the president and prime minister, constitutional bodies, Indian judiciary, etc.|
|Indian History||Questions may be asked from Ancient, Medieval, and Modern India.|
|Indian Polity||Prepare important facts about India as well as world geography.|
|Economics||Specialize in topics like Budget, Five-year plan, foreign trade, etc.|
|General Science||Physics: Aim on topics like optics, motion, force, units, heat, electricity, temperature, etc.
Chemistry: Work on important topics of organic, inorganic, physical, and general chemistry.
Biology: Improve knowledge of important diseases, botany, zoology as well as human biology.
|Defense Related News||Questions in this section may be asked about important defence-related topics like Army Day, Navy Day, recent developments, etc.|
CDS Maths Syllabus 2023
- CDS Preparation Tips for Written Test & Interview
CDS English Syllabus
CDS English Syllabus 2023 has been provided below. Those who are weak in English must work harder on the following concepts to clear the CDS written exam. English plays a crucial role in the CDS examination. In CDS SSB also the candidates must have fluency in English then only they will be able to narrate the stories well and get good marks in the GD and SRT section.
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- Reading Comprehension
- Vocabulary (Synonyms/ Antonyms/ Phrases)
- Sentence Rearrangement (Jumbled sentences)
- Spotting Error
- Sentence Improvement/ Correction
Best Books for CDS Exam Preparation
The candidates who are serious about their UPSC CDS exam preparation can buy the books for all the subjects from the links provided below:
CDS Coaching in Allahabad
Although, Major Kalshi Classes is the Best CDS coaching in Allahabad. It comes with original study materials created by MKC Publication. In addition to having the best study materials, MKC also has the most qualified instructors.
Also, we provide the service of question-answering counters, where teachers are constantly on hand to answer your questions. MKC provides the service of medical examinations because it is the best CDS coaching in Prayagraj. So, that person is optimistic that they will pass the SSB Medical Examination.
Best CDS Coaching in India
Major Kalshi Classes are not only restricted to Allahabad. Therefore, the Best CDS coaching in India is MKC, it provides best-in-class infrastructure and facilities to its students during their preparation. Below we have provided some of the exclusive features of MKC. Regular motivational sessions are also offered by Saurabh Sir during his tenure.
MKC Offline Classroom Course Unique Features:
- “Trend Analysis” based unique “Teaching Plan”
- Most experienced faculty of MKC,
- Doubt Counter facility
- Spoken English Classes,
- Physical Training Sessions at Malviya Stadium,
- MEDICAL CHECK-UP AT MKH
- Best Study Material by MKC Publication
- Weekly and Monthly Testing System
- Special Current Affairs Sessions
- Sunday Extra Classes
- Best SSB Interview guidance by Retired Officers
- Fully Equipped GTO Ground
- Huge Computer Lab
- Comfortable Hostel & Mess for Nutritious food