COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES (CDS)

Shield Defence Academy is best CDS coaching in Lucknow. Combined Defence Services or CDS examination is conducted to recruit candidates in the Indian Armed Forces. Aspirants willing to become a part of Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy can apply for the CDS exam and chase their dream career.

Our prestigious institute Shield Defence Academy is the best CDS coaching in Lucknow which has produced wonderful result in the past couple of years. It takes an immeasurable amount of hard work and diligence for an aspirant to realize his dream of serving the nation and for this reason we at Shield Defence Academy create an officer out of a shieldian.

We boast about us being the best coaching for CDS Examination. Shield Defence Academy, best Defence Coacing in Lucknow will provide you the best of the best environment.

CDS Eligibility Details

Advertisement Schedule: Advertisements for CDSE are released in the months of November and July.

Eligibility Details:

  1. Nationality: A candidate must be either

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

  1. Age Limit:

 

Note: Male divorcee/widower candidates can not be treated as unmarried male for the purpose of their admission in IMA/INA/AFA courses and accordingly they are not eligible for these courses.

 

3.  Educational Qualification:

 

Note: Those candidates who are studying in the final years Degree course and have yet to pass the final year Degree examination are also eligible to apply.

 

Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Combined Defence Services Examination.

 

COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (CDS) EXAM PATTERN

 

 

 

  1. For Indian Military Academy (IMA), Naval Academy (NA) and Air Force Academy (AFA)

 

SUBJECT

NO. OF QUESTION

DURATION

MARKS

English

120

2 Hours

100

General Knowledge

120

2 Hours

100

Elementary Mathematics

100

2 Hours

100

TOTAL

340

6 Hours

300

 

  1. For Officers Training Academy (OTA)

 

SUBJECT

NO. OF QUESTION

DURATION

MARKS

English

120

2 Hours

100

General Knowledge

120

2 Hours

100

TOTAL

240

4 Hours

200

 

Marks for each Correct Answer

1 - for Maths,

0.83 - for English,

0.83 - for GK

Negative Marks for Incorrect Answer

Maths , English, GK

– One Third (.33)

Marks for questions not attempted

Nil

Total Time for Exam (in minutes)

360 (6 hours)

CDS ENGLISH EXAM ANALYSIS

Topic

No. Of Qst.

Comprehension

21

Spotting Error

20

Rearrangement of Words in Sentences

24

Synonyms in Sentences

17

Ordering of Sentences

6

Antonyms in Sentences

20

Cloze Test

12

TOTAL

120

 

CDS GENERAL KNOWLEDGE EXAM ANALYSIS

Topic

No. Of Qst.

General Knowledge

-Word Context World Organisations

-Indian context

-Prizes and Awards (I)

 

2

3

1

General Geography

-Universe

-Physical Geography (WORLD)

- Physical Geography (INDIA)

-Economic Geography (INDIA)

 

6

10

3

2

Indian History

-Ancient India

-Medieval India

-Modern India

 

5

5

9

General Economics Study

11

General Science

-Elementary Chemistry

-Elementary Physics

-Elementary Biology

-Science in Everyday Life

-Ecosystem and Biodiversity

 

11

7

7

1

2

Indian Polity

12

Current Events

-National

-Sports

-Science and Tech

-International

-Prizes and Awards

 

8

1

5

7

2

TOTAL

120

 

CDS ELEMENTARY MATHEMEATICS EXAM ANALYSIS 

Topic

No. Of Qst.

Arithmetic (Number Theory)

-Number Systems

-Simplification

-Variation

-Chain Rule

-Ratio and Proportion

-Average

-Logarithms

-Pipes and Cisterns

-Time and Work

 

10

2

3

1

2

1

1

1

2

Commercial Maths

-Interest (Compound Interest)

-Percentage

-Profit and Loss

 

1

1

4

Algebra

- Theory of Equations POLYNOMIALS

-Basic Operations (Polynomials)

-Simple Factors

-Remainder Theorem

-HCF and LCM Polynomials QUADRATIC EQUATIONS ALGEBRAIC EQUATIONS INEQUALITIES

 

2

 

1

1

3

1

2

5

1

Geometry

13

Two dimensional coordinate Geometry

2

Menstruation – Areas and Volumes

- Area and Perimeter of Plane Figure

-Volume and Surface Area of Solid

 

11

11

Trigonometry

-Trigonometric Ratios and Identities

-Trigonometric Equations

-Heights and Distances

 

6

2

3

Statistics

4

Sets

-Application of Sets

 

2

TOTAL

100

 

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