UPSC CDS Previous Year Paper 2017: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is now making arrangements for Combined Defence Service Exam (CDS). In February/ March 2017 this test is going to be executed. Number of competitors of this exam will be high because this is an All India level competitive exam and the vacancies are also too less. Qualifying candidates will be hired at Officer, Air Force, Military and Naval Academies of Indian Government, after an oral interaction. As said first impression is the best impression, taking high marks from the test itself is very important to acquire these defence employments. So, start preparation seriously by collecting study materials, previous and model question papers. We are presenting this article to give useful hints and UPSC CDS Previous Year Paper 2017 to appliers. Interested aspirants download and make use of it.
|UPSC CDS-II Previous Year Question Papers – Highlights|
|Authority||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Exam Name||Combined Defence Service (CDS) Examination 2017|
|Exam Marks||200 (Officers Training), 300 (IMA, INA, IAF)|
|Material||Model Question Paper|
UPSC CDS Previous Year Paper 2017
The UPSC CDS exam will be conducted 2 times a year. Candidates applied/ applying for this exam should have to prepare a chart first after seeing the syllabus and find what you know/ what you don’t know? Then first review the known topics of exam and unknown later. Collect previous question papers and see how the questions are asked.
After preparation is over, take UPSC CDS Previous Year Paper 2017 and try to find answers. This will help aspirants to know whether you have covered all the sections from which questions will come for test.
Some of them loss marks in exam due to language problem. So Commission has decided to set the question papers for this test in Hindi and English. This will make feel contestants ease in exam.
OMR sheets will be distributed to the candidates coming for exam with admit cards. Commission will not allow aspirants to use scribe on examination day. The answer papers of contestants will not be evaluated if he/ she shade the circle with blue pen. So bring only black pen with you.
Mark only known questions in test because, if you mark any wrong answers then penalties are applicable. Also don’t try to mark two answers for a particular question.
Multiple choice objective type questions will come for this UPSC CDS test. For marking of each incorrect answer 0.33 marks will be reduced. Except Officer Training, for all other academies, the question pattern is same. Details are given on below sections.
For Officer Training Academy:
- There are two sections.
- Maximum time given will be 4 hours.
- Maximum marks for which test is planned is 200 marks.
For Military, Naval and Air Force Academies:
- From three sections questions shall be asked.
- Total time given will be 6 hours.
- For 300 marks this test is planned.
|Officer Training Academy||Other Academies||2 hours (for each section)||100 marks (for each section)|
|English Language||English Language|
|General Knowledge||General Knowledge|
UPSC CDS Syllabus
To check the words usage and English understanding knowledge of contestants this section has been included. Questions for this section may come from grammar, comprehension, synonyms & antonyms, spotting errors, etc.
If you are aware about the current events and history & geography of India, then aspirants can attend all the questions that will come for General Knowledge section. Also aspirants must know about the latest technology developments/ scientific aspects to score marks in this paper.
English and General Knowledge sections are common for all the academy tests. Questions of these papers will be in a standard equivalent to Degree.
Elementary Mathematics paper will come only for persons desiring to join in Military, Air Force and Naval academies. From the name itself candidates might have understood that questions for this paper will be in matriculation standard. To score marks in this paper one should have knowledge in arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, mensuration and statistics topics. For solving problems aspirants can use the page given for rough work in answer sheet.
No subject related questions shall be asked. So participants having general intelligence in all areas can definitely crack in this exam. If you are not aware of these topics, atleast start preparation from now itself. Depending upon the number of questions you are answering correct your marks will increase.
Another problem being faced by competitors is managing time. Sometimes candidates might know all the questions but they don’t know how to finish exam on time. Only way to overcome this problem is practicing using UPSC CDS Previous Year Paper 2017, after preparation. Here we have linked some of the questions for your convenience.
Commission only fixes the minimum qualifying marks of this test. Sometimes cut-off marks may be fixed overall or for each section. So be aware and prepare all sections equally.
UPSC CDS Exam 2017
On regards of an exam notice published in the month of November 2017, this CDS exam is going to be conducted now. More than twenty days time has been given to public, to submit applications for this test. Graduates who had submitted interest proposals shall be issued with admission certificates to write this exam. Those who are performing well in this test will be further called for intelligence and personality tests, by Service Selection Board (SSB). Then after proper medical examination, provisionally selected candidates will be enrolled. First training and course will be imparted to them and then he/ she will be appointed as Officers or in equivalent ranks under concerned forces, on permanent or temporary basis.
- Designation – Officers/ Equivalent
- Vacancies – more than 400
- Qualification – Degree/ B.E
- Last Date – Dec 2017
- Exam Date – Feb/ Mar 2017
Note: The UPSC CDS Previous Year Paper 2017 and some of the hints to succeed in test are given here on above section. Refer the detailed notice linked in this article to know more about this examination.