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CDS Exam Pattern 2022

CDS Exam Pattern 2022

 CDS Exam Pattern 2022 –  The exam for CDS is on 10 April 2022. A candidate must know the exam pattern of CDS. You must know that there is a penalty for wrong answer so it is important for the candidate to attempt in the Objective Type Question Papers carefully.

We are providing you the details below about the exam pattern in details.
1.English 
  • Duration 2 Hours 
  • Maximim Marks 100 
2. General Knowledge 
  • Duration 2 Hours 
  • Marks 100
3. Elementary Mathematics
  • Duration 2 Hours 
  • Marks 100
Officers’ Training Academy
English 
  • Duration 2 Hours
  • Maximum Marks 100 

 

General Knowledge
  • Duration 2 Hours 
  • Maximum Marks 100
Important Points to Note about CDS Exam Pattern 2022
The maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews will be equal for each course i.e. the maximum marks allotted to the written examination, breakup is given below-:
  • Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy 300 
  • Officers’ Training Academy 200 respectively. 
The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
The paper consists of the following topics you can check and prepare accordingly-:
ENGLISH 
The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 
General Knowledge 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. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 
1.ARITHMETIC
Number System—Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, substraction, 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
2.ALGEBRA 
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 inequations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.

 

3.TRIGONOMETRY 
Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for × = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90° Simple trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of heights and distances
4.GEOMETRY
 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
5.MENSURATION 
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.
6.STATISTICS 
Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.
INTELLIGENCE AND PERSONALITY TEST 

 

The candidate must note that the SSB procedure consists of 2 stage Selection process –
Stage I and stage 2. 
Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage 2. 
  • Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception* Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT. 
  • Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
The personality of a candidate is assessed by three different assessors viz. The Interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO) and the Psychologist.