Union Public Service Commission will conduct UPSC Combined Defence Service CDS Exam 2017 on November 19 for which, candidates need to check the latest exam pattern and syllabus to get the idea of topic covered. By repeatedly checking the syllabus and exam pattern, one gets the clear cut idea that all the topic are covered for UPSC CDS Exam 2017. We are again providing your latest and updated syllabus and exam scheme of UPSC CDS Exam which will help them a lot in their exam preparation. The admit card for UPSC CDS 2017 have already been uploaded on the official page. Click Here for UPSC CDS II Admit Card UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2017 
Subject Duration Marks
English 2 Hours 100 Marks
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100 Marks
Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours 100 Marks
For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100 Marks
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100 Marks
Section wise Syllabus for UPSC CDS II Exam 2017 As per official syllabus published in UPSC CDS Notification, aspirant should check the complete subject and topic based CDS syllabus as given below. Click Here for UPSC CDS Toppers Tips 2017 Elementary Mathematics
  • Algebra: Linear equations, Remainder Theorem, Theory of Polynomials, Basic operations, Quadratic Equations, Relationship between coefficients and roots (only real roots to be considered), set language, set notation etc.
  • Trigonometry:simple cases of height and distances simple Trigonometric identities and  Sine x, cosine x and tangent x,
  • Menstruation: rectangles, triangles, circles and parallelograms, Calculation of areas of squares,surface area and volume of spheres etc.
  • Statistics: Tabulation of data, histograms, graphical representation, pie and bar charts, frequency polygons etc.
  • Arithmetic: Fundamental Operations, and Elementary Number Theorems, Number System, Unitary Methods, time and distance, Unitary method, application to simple and compound interest etc.
  • Geometry:  sides and triangles of a triangle, Congruency of triangles, Lines and angles, parallel lines, plane and plane figures,Concurrence of medians and altitudes, circles and its properties including tangents and Normal, Loci etc. Click Here for UPSC CDS Mock Questions 
How to Crack 
  • Aspirants need to clear their basic concepts.
  • By heart learning of all the formulas
General Knowledge Topics
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Polity
  • Monuments of India
  • Current happening in the field of business, politics, sports, entertainment etc.
  • Books and Authors name etc.
Focus Point
  • Solve Previous Years Sample Papers
  • Read Newspapers and Magazines regularly to keep yourself up-to-date regarding the current events.
  • Make note of the important information
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence Correction
  • Finding errors and omissions
Focus Point
  • Focus on the Reading Comprehension.
  • Practice daily passages from the Sample Papers
  • Improve your vocabulary by learning new words daily
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