CDS Question Paper

This page is mostly helpful for the candidates who are planning to write the Combined Defence Service Examination. Download the CDS Question Paper from this page itself and spend most of your time in the exam preparation. As per schedule, the exam will be on 19th November 2017, so you have sufficient time to get fully prepared for the exam through UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Paper. If you refer the test pattern from the CDS II Sample Papers, you will get an idea regarding the exam and plan accordingly. The officials released the UPSC CDS Syllabus in the notification itself, keep glance at it through the authorized website Complete the topics from the syllabus, and then you can try the questions from the model papers.

Also Refer: CDS Admit Card


Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission
Number of Vacancies414
Post typeAdmission into Military, Naval Academy, etc
Exam NameCombined Defence Service Examination (II)
Exam Date19.11.2017
CategoryUPSC CDS Previous Papers
StatusAvailable Here

CDS Previous Year Papers

Every year Union Public Service Commission provides admission in the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy Officers’ Training Academy. As the CDS examination has completed in February, collect the UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers and prepare well for it. The candidates can find the exam pattern from the tables below. There will be a slight difference between the patterns from the Officers’ Training Academy to the other academy. If you go on solving the CDS Question Paper daily, it becomes very easy to solve in the examination. If you take the exam papers PDF in hard copies, you can refer or study  it from the Xerox copies itself.

Also Refer: UPSC Recruitment 2017

UPS CDS Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy:

S.No Subject Duration Maximum Marks
1English2 Hours100
2General Knowledge2 Hours100
3Elementary Mathematics2 Hours100
Total6 hours300

Examination Scheme for Officers’ Training Academy:

S.No Subject Duration Maximum Marks
 1 English 2 Hours 100
2 General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
Total4 hours200

UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers

Many contenders have submitted the applications till 8th September and searching for CDS Exam Papers. In any CDS Question Paper, no questions will be repeated every year, but it covers the question model. For every wrong answer, 0.33 of marks will be reduced. So download the PDF of CDS Previous Year Papers for 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013 respectively. As the test has negative marking, answer only the questions which you are familiar, also those you got the accurate answers. Firstly go through the previous year question papers with answers free download by which you can easily study the answers at the end of each question. While solving the Old question papers, remember to focus on the frequently repeated questions and note them.

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