CDS EXAM PATTERN

COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (CDS) Exam Pattern

CDS is objective paper

a) For Indian Military Academy ,Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

1. English                                     100 Marks
2. General Knowledge                     100 Marks
3. Elementary Mathematics             100 Marks

Total                                           300 Marks

(b) For Officers Training Academy

1. English                                     100 Marks
2. General Knowledge                     100 Marks

Total                                     200 Marks

Marks for Service Selection Board  Interviews

Indian Military Academy ,Naval Academy and Air Force Academy      300 marks
Officers Training Academy      200 Marks

 

 

 

Exam Type Objective
Question Type Multiple choice with four options. Choose one correct option
Subjects  No. of Questions  Marks
English 120 100
General Knowledge 120 100
Elementary Mathematics 100 100
Total Questions 340
Maximum Marks 300
Marks for each Correct Answer 0.8,0.8,1.0
Negative Marks for Incorrect Answer One Third(0.33)
Marks for questions not attempted 0
Total Time for Exam (in minutes) 360

 

 

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