# CDS Trend Analysis of Last 10 years like Cutoff and Marks Distribution

Combined defence service examination is conducted by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) twice in a Year. It is the only exam after the graduation for the defence which recruits the candidates for Indian Air force, Indian Navy and Indian Army. Here in this article, we will do the complete CDS trend Analysis of the Last 10 yearsCDS cutoff in 2015, CDS cutoff in 2016, and cutoff of CDS in 2017, cutoffs of CDS in 2018, CDS cutoffs in 2019 and CDS paper Analysis Etc. And on the basis of this trend analysis by Major Kalshi Classes, you can prepare in a better way of your upcoming examination of CDS.

## CDS Trend Analysis of Last 10 years like Cutoff and Marks Distribution:-

Very first thing I would like to tell that the UPSC never keeps 10 years of data on the official website but our experienced team has analyzed the last 10 year data and going to present some useful Trends analysis so you can start your preparation with new trends of asking a question by UPSC. let’s discuss the complete paper and analyze the question papers but let’s look at the Exam pattern of CDS and CDS cutoffs in 2019.

### Exam pattern of CDS:-

1. Written exams conducted by UPSE.
2. SSB interview.
3. Medical exams.

### Exam syllabus for CDS-II examination:–

For IMA, AFA, and INA the syllabus is the same but for the OTA it is a bit different.

For IMA, INA and AFA syllabus is:-

• English
• General knowledge
• Elementry mathematics
 SECTION No.of questions Marks 1.   English 100 100 2.   General Knowledge 100 100 3.   Elementary Mathematics 100 100 Total marks 300

For OTA, there is no paper of mathematics

 SECTION No. of questions Marks 1.   English 100 100 2.   General knowledge 100 100 Total marks 200

This is the syllabus of CDS, all the questions will be asked under these sections only.

### CDS Trend Analysis 2019 & CDS paper Analysis:-

We will see in this section that how many questions were asked from each section and their difficulty level. The candidate will get a brief idea about the question paper and its difficulty level.

English:-  Here is the Analysis of the English:-

 Topics Level of Difficulty No. of questions asked 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

The question which was asked the very simple,, you have to prepare basic grammar and learn Antonyms and synonyms, etc.

#### 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

This was the basic maths structure of maths paper, I have described each topic’s difficulty level.

#### General Awareness:-

 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

This is an overall view of the CDS-II 2019 Question Paper, experts say that the Overall paper was easy to moderate and can be prepared easily. As per the report, CDS paper are always similar, You just have to prepare your complete syllabus, there is no any short cut for the preparation, these things are just to analysis, you will get a brief idea about the paper and its pattern. For more details about the CDS examination, you can click on the given link:-

Best CDS Books For Better Preparation in Hindi and English Medium.

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### CDS Average Cutoff:-

We will see the average cutoff of CDS in the last five years for all the streams.

CDS cutoff in 2015-
129 for all streams (Candidate who had scored 129 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) this is the overall CDS cutoff in 2015

CDS cutoff in 2016-
258 for all streams (Candidate who had scored 258 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) this is the overall CDS cutoff in 2016

Cutoff of CDS in 2017
CDS-I – 144 (Candidate who had scored 144 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) CDS-II – 120 (Candidate who had scored 120 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) this is the overall cutoff of CDS in 2017

Cutoffs of CDS in 2018
CDS-I – 225 (Candidate who had scored 225 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) CDS-II – 258 (Candidate who had scored 258 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) this is the overall cutoffs of CDS in 2018

CDS cutoffs in 2019
CDS-I- 150 (Candidate who had scored 150 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) CDS-II 270 (Candidate who had scored 270 were qualified for all the wings AFA, INA, IMA & OTA) this is the overall CDS cutoffs in 2019

CDS -II is 270 which is highest cutoff yet gone for the CDS, day by Day competition is increasing, you have to prepare for hard for this, I would suggest you after you complete your all syllabus start solving the question paper and manage your time accordingly and appear for the Mock test before you go for the final exam, it can make your preparation little bit better.

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