UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus 2017 and Exam Pattern -


UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus

UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus 2017

The candidates can find out the UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus 2017 on this page. Union Public Service Commission had released the recruitment notification for Combined Defence Service Examination(II), 2017 (Including SSC Women (Non-Technical Course)) vacancies. Many of the aspirants who are interested to serve the country by joining into the defence jobs had applied for the UPSC CDS II vacancies. Now all the candidates are in search of UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus. to reduce the search burden we are providing the detailed syllabus on this page. Along with the syllabus, exam pattern is also more important for the preparation. So in that view, we have given the pattern of the exam in a detailed manner.

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Brief Details About UPSC Combined Defence Service II Exam Syllabus

Name of the Organization Union Public Service Commission
Name of the Vacancies Combined Defence Service Examination(II), 2017 (Including SSC Women (Non-Technical Course)) Vacancies
Number of Vacancies 414
Application Last Date 8th September 2017
Date of the Exam Update Soon
Category Syllabus
Job Category Central Government Job
Official Website

Good news for the candidates who are seeking for the job in the government sector. The Union Public Service Commission had disclosed the notification for 414 vacancies. Candidates who are interested to work in the UPSC can apply for the jobs by checking the eligibility criteria. Contenders have to apply for the UPSC Jobs on or before 8th September 2017. To get more idea about the recruitment go to the recruitment notification link which we have given on this page to check the details like educational qualification, age limit, age relaxation, selection process, pay scale etc. As the application process is completed the candidates have to start their preparation. To help the candidates in their preparation we are providing the UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus in the following section of this page. 

Presently the candidates are struggling hard to get the job in Central Government Sector. To crack the exam easily proper preparation is important. Aspirants have to plan a time table allotted for a particular topic in the syllabus. This will helps to get grip on that particular topic and can mark up what are the topics they are covered. If any of the topics missed while preparing candidates can come across the UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus 2017 and can prepare the left topics. Candidates who are seriously trying to get a job in this Union Public Service Commission must refer the given UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus 2017 along with UPSC CDS II Exam Pattern. 

Many of the people are showing their interest to work for the specified Posts. On this page, we are providing the accurate information for the sake of the candidates. Aspirants who prepare according to the Syllabus furnished on this article can easily secure more marks in the exam than other candidates. To come across the UPSC CDS Exam Pattern go through the tabular forms given in the next section.

UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam Pattern

(a) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy Subject Maximum Marks Time Duration
1 English 100 Marks 2 Hours
2 General Knowledge 100 Marks 2 Hours
3 Elementary Mathematics 100 Marks 2 Hours

(b) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy Subject Maximum Marks Time Duration
1 English 100 Marks 2 Hours
2 General Knowledge 100 Marks 2 Hours

The maximum marks allotted for the written exam and for the interview are 300, 300, 300 and 200 marks for the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’ Training Academy respectively.


Union Public Service Commission Selection Process

Applicants have to take the following rounds to get select for the Combined Defence Service Examination(II), 2017 (Including SSC Women (Non-Technical Course)) vacancies.
  • Written Test
  • Psychological Aptitude Test
  • Intelligence Test

UPSC Combined Defence Service II Exam Syllabus 2017

English Syllabus for UPSC CDS II Exam
  • Substitution
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prepositions
  • Transformation
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Completion
  • Spelling Test
  • Joining Sentences
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Correction 
UPSC CDS II Exam General Knowledge Syllabus
  • History, Culture, Traditions & Festivals
  • Sports
  • Basic GK 
  • Inventions in the World
  • Indian Politics
  • Indian Culture
  • Basic Computer
  • Physics
  • Indian History 
  • Indian Economy 
  • Botany
  • Famous Days & Dates
  • Famous Books & Authors
  • Indian Parliament
  • Chemistry
  • Geography 
  • Zoology
  • Environment


Elementary Mathematics Syllabus for UPSC CDS II Exam 

Arithematics Syllabus: Number System—Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, subtraction, 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. 

Algebra Syllabus: Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M., Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, the 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. 

Geometry Syllabus: Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on Properties of angles at a point, Parallel lines, Sides and angles of a triangle, Congruency of triangles, Similar triangles, Concurrence of medians and altitudes, Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square, Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, Loci. 

Mensuration Syllabus: 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.

Statistics Syllabus: Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency. 

Aspirants can start their exam preparation with the help of given UPSC CDS II Exam Syllabus 2017. Hope the given data is very helpful for the candidates who are looking for Syllabus. Candidates can also bookmark this page by clicking "Ctrl+D". Visit our website regularly for the latest updates.