CDS Exam Complete Syllabus 2018 in Detail - English, Mathematics & General Knowledge

Published on:13th June 2018

The CDS is one of the best jobs for youngsters, who want to serve their motherland. On qualifying for this exam, they can be recruited in Indian Army, Navy and Airforce as officers. The forthcoming - CDS exam 2018 is about to commence. In order to have a thorough preparation for this exam, it is very important for candidates to get complete detail about CDS Exam Syllabus 2018. By knowing this, they will come to know about the topic of various subjects, which are covered under this exam.

The CDS Exam Syllabus 2018

Subjects

Topics covered

English

Basic grammar topics, antonyms, synonyms, comprehension, error spotting and Para jumbles

Elementary Maths

Elementary Number Theory, variation, ratio and proportion, profit and loss, compound interest, Unitary method, Number System, statistics, menstruation, areas, geometry, trigonometry, Algebra, Logarithms, Euclidean algorithm and H.C.F. and L.C.M

General knowledge

History, Geography, daily newspaper headlines, Current events

CDS Eligibility Criteria 2018

  • Candidates applying for the CDS Exam 2018 must have Indian citizenship.
  • Those who apply for Air Force Academy must have passed 12th in science stream with Physics and Mathematics from a recognized board or must have passed engineering from a recognized college or university.
  • For Naval Academy, the applicants must have passed engineering from a recognized Institution or University.
  • The educational qualification for Indian Military Academy is a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized college or university.
  • Students who are taking the final year exam can also apply for this exam, provided they are able to submit the proof of their passing the 12th exam at the time of the SSB interview.
  • Those, who apply for Air Force Academy, should be from 20-24 years of age by January 2018. There is relaxation in age for two years for those who have a valid commercial pilot license from DGCA.
  • Married candidates are eligible for this exam, but those who are below 25 years of age should not be married. Moreover, candidates are not allowed to get married during the training period.
  • For Naval Force Academy, candidates should not have been born before 2nd January 1994 and should not have been born after 1st January 1999. For this academy, only unmarried male candidates can apply.
  • For officers training academy (SSC for Men), candidates should not have been born before 2nd January 1993 and should not have been born after 1st January 1999. Both unmarried and married candidates can apply.
  • For officers training academy (SSC Women, Non-Technical), women candidates should not have been born before 2nd January 1993 and not after 1st January 1999.

Physical and Mental Fitness

Candidates should note that apart from meeting eligibility criteria mentioned above, they should be both physically and mentally fit in accordance with the guidelines laid by the academy.


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