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UPSC CDS Written Exam Pattern & Syllabus Download

UPSC CDS Written Exam Pattern & Syllabus Download  at upsconline.nic.in. UPSC CDS-I written exam will be held on 15th Feb 2014.

UPSC RECRUITMENT syllabus 2015Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Is going to conduct UPSC CDS Recruitment Exam 2015. Aspirants applied for 464 various posts are eagerly waiting for UPSC Combined Defence Services exam pattern & syllabus. Applicants should be thorough with all the subjects and can prepare from UPSC previous papers. UPSC Combined Defence Services  Recruitment is to fill latest job vacancies under Indian Army, Navy and Air force. Friends UPSC CDS-I written exam will be held on 15th Feb 2014. Interested and eligible candidates may apply before 15th Dec 2014. Aspirants can concentrate on UPSC CDS syllabus specified below and prepare well for Union Public Service Commission Recruitment exam 2015. And UPSC CDS-I Admit card will be available to download at upsconline.nic.in from 1st Feb 2015 . Bookmark jobsfeed.in for more jobs related stuff like previous papers, admit cards, syllabus, answer key etc

UPSC recruitment exam syllabus details:

Organization: Union Public Service Commission

Official web Portal: upsconline.nic.in

Total Vacancies: 464 posts

UPSC CDS –I Exam Pattern Details:

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours 100

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2Hrs. 100
General Knowledge 2Hrs. 100


UPSC CDS English Syllabus 2015

CDS English (Code No 1):

CDS English Question Paper 2015 will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.

UPSC Combined Defence Services GK Syllabus 2015

CDS GK (Code No 2):

CDS General Knowledge(GK) including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. CDS GK question paper will also include questions of History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.

UPSC CDS Maths Syllabus 2015

CDS Elementary Mathematics (Code No- 03):


Number System:

Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions.

Unitary method:

Time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.

Elementary Number Theory:

Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2,3,4,5,9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.


Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M. Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear equations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or in equations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.


Sinx, cosx, Tanx for 0 < x < 90

Simple trigonometric identities.Use of trigonometric tables.Simple cases of heights and distances.


Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Loci.


Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.


Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Combined Defence Services (1) 2015 Exam Center List:

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareily, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwar, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vishakhapatnam.

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