# What is the CDS syllabus?

## What is the CDS syllabus?

CDS Elementary Mathematics Syllabus – Arithmetic Basic Operations (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division) Number Series (Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real Numbers) Square Roots, Decimal Fractions. Unitary Method.

## How many papers are there in CDS?

CDS Exam Pattern for IMA, INA & OTA The exam of Indian Naval Academy/Indian Military Academy/Indian Air Force comprises 3 papers, which carry a total of 300 marks. The total duration of each exam is 2 hours.

Is CDS and UPSC syllabus same?

The Mathematics section of UPSC CDS is completely different from the requirements of UPSC CSE Prelims. UPSC CDS is completely oriented towards mathematics, whereas, Civil Service Prelims Exam is more oriented to Quantitative Aptitude.

What is salary of CDS officer?

CDS Salary

CDS Salary & Pay Scale
CDS Ranks CDS Pay Scale Pay Level
Lieutenant Rs 56,100/ to 1,77,500/ Per month Level 10
Captain Rs 61,300/ to 1,93,900/ Per month Level 10B
Major Rs 69,400/ to 2,07,200/ Per month Level 11

### Is it easy to clear CDS?

CDS is just not tough. It is just CDS. I tell these many times to many aspirants out there. The moment you term the exam as tough or easy or whatever, you subconsciously are diminishing your level of chances of cracking the exam.

### What is the pass mark for CDS exam?

20%
The minimum qualifying marks in each subject are 20 marks, i.e. 20%. Candidates are required to obtain separately qualifying marks in the written exam and SSB Interview of the CDS Exam.

Are CDS female?

According to CDS guidelines, female candidates can apply only for OTA while male candidates can apply for any post of CDS Examination, as long as they fulfill other eligibility criteria.

Can I crack CDS without maths?

No, maths is not at all compulsory for CDS exam. It depends on the choices you fill in the application form. If you don’t want to give Maths exam, fill OTA as your first preference. If you do so, only your English and General Ability paper marks will be added for cutoffs.

## How is life after CDS exam?

There are many job opportunity available for candidates who have qualified UPSC CDS Exam. Candidates can get more job opportunity in Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard. The main thing is that both male and female candidates can apply for it.

## What is CDS rank in Army?

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) is a post that acts as the single-point advisor to the Government of India in the matters of India’s military. The CDS is the head of the Army, Navy and Air Force and is be a four-star military officer.

Is CDS Group A Job?

Combined Defence Services (CDS) is one such post that has a huge demand and the employees are highly paid….UPSC CDS Job Profile and Career Growth.

Post Promotion Criteria
Lieutenant Colonel 13 years of Commissioned Service
colonel 15 years of Commissioned Service

Is negative marking in CDS?

Negative marking is applicable for every wrong marked answer. In CDS paper, each question carries 4 options and out of which only 1 option is correct….CDS Marking Scheme for OTA.

CDS Paper English GK
Negative marking -0.33 marks for each wrong answer -0.33 marks for each wrong answer

### Can 12th pass apply for CDS?

No. The minimum educational eligibility for apperaing for CDSE is Graduation. If you are 12th passed, and have age between 16.5yrs -19.5 yrs then you can go for NDA examination, to join defence forces as an officer.

### Can 3rd year student apply for CDS?

Can a third year failed student apply for CDS? No, As per the eligibility criteria prescribed by UPSC, candidates who have passed graduation or appearing for their final year are eligible to apply for CDS exam provided they submit a relevant certificate of passing the examination at the time of commencement of course.

Which post is best in CDS?

Posts under Combined Defence Services (CDS)

Combined Defence Services Posts
Army Navy Air Force
Colonel Captain Group Captain