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In CDS English exam, there are questions from reading comprehension, fill-in-the-blanks, synonyms, antonyms, prepositions, determiners, parts of speech, idioms, and phrases. Ordering sentences (Para-Jumbles), the arrangement of words in a sentence.

 

A total of 120 questions (with a total of 100 marks) have to be attempted in 2 hours.

 

UPSC CDS English Exam Analysis

 

TOPICS

NO. OF QUESTIONS

COMPLETION OF SENTENCE

10

ORDERING OF SENTENCES

10

ANTONYMS

10

CLOZE COMPREHENSION

10

PARTS OF SPEECH

10

IDIOMS AND PHRASES (MEANING)

10

FILL IN THE BLANK (SINGLE FILLERS)

10

SYNONYMS

10

ORDERING OF WORDS IN A SENTENCE (SENTENCE REARRANGEMENT)

10

SPOTTING ERRORS

10

READING COMPREHENSION (2 PASSAGES)

10

PREPOSITION AND DETERMINERS

10

TOTAL

120

 

In CDS General Knowledge Exam, there are questions from history, geography, polity, economy, science, current affairs, etc.

A total of 120 questions (with a total of 100 marks) have to be attempted in 2 hours.

 

UPSC CDS General Knowledge Exam Analysis

 

Subjects

No. Of Questions

Geography

21

History

20

Economy

11

Polity

13

Physics

12

Chemistry

7

Biology

16

Current Affairs

17

Static

3

Total

120

 

In CDS Elementary Mathematics paper, there are questions from various areas. More than 50% of the question was from areas: Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration & Numbers.

A total of 100 questions (with a total of 100 marks) have to be attempted in 2 hours.

 

UPSC CDS Elementary Mathematics Exam Analysis

 

Subjects

No. Of Questions

Mensuration

21

 

 

Geometry

15

 

 

Algebra

15

 

 

Number system

15

 

 

Trigonometry

7

 

 

Average/Mean

4

 

 

Time and Work

3

 

 

Speed

3

 

 

Partnership

3

 

 

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

3

 

 

Height and Distance

2

 

 

Percentage

2

 

 

Boat

1

 

 

Pipe and cistern

1

 

 

Clock

1

 

 

Profit and Loss

1

 

 

Mixture and allegation

1

 

 

Ratio

1

 

 

Logarithm

1

 

 

Total

100

 

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