Table Of ContentUPSC CDS Previous Year Papers
CDS Exam Pattern
CDS Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme
The candidates can get an idea of the difficulty level, and nature of the questions asked in the exam form by going through the compilation of previous years' papers. The papers are also essential as many questions are repeated and candidates with sound command over the previous years' papers will have an edge over the others. The previous year's papers are also one of the best methods to do a thorough analysis of the examination and the need for the examination. The table below has the past year's papers for the CDS Examination.
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- The exam has three papers.
- General Studies and English Papers are mandatory for all.
- The candidates applying for Officers Training Academy and Women candidates are not required to appear for Maths Paper.
- Each paper has a duration of 2 hours.
- The exam consists of objective type of questions.
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- The maximum marks on each paper are 100.
- The maximum marks for IMA candidates in the written examination are 300.
- The maximum marks for OTA candidates in the written examination are 300.
- Each question in the exam carries 1 mark.
- There is a negative marking in the examination. 1/3rd of marks are deducted for each wrong answer.
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CDS Exam Pattern: SSB InterviewThe integral component of the CDS Exam pattern is the SSB interview. The interview is conducted by the Service Selection Boards of various forces. The marks of SBB in are 300 for IMA entry and 200 for OTA entry. The final merit list is prepared based on marks of the Written round and SSB interview. You must also know what are the OLQ For SSB Interview.
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