UPSC CDS Exam Syllabus PDF CDS I II Exam Pattern Written Exam Date

May 17, 2023

UPSC CDS Exam Syllabus

You can get the full topic-wise UPSC CDS Exam Syllabus from this article. The latest CDS Exam Syllabus  PDF and Exam Pattern are now available on this page for the candidates who are going to appear in the written examination. The written examination will be held very soon on various venues across the Nation.  The UPSC CDS II Exam Notification is now released to fill 339 officer posts in the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force. 

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Advt No. : 11/2023.CDS-II

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UPSC CDS I Exam Syllabus & CDS 1 & 2 Recruitment Notification Details-

Name of the DepartmentUnion Public Service Commission
Advertised Notification textUPSC CDS II Exam Recruitment Syllabus
Total seats339
Important dates

UPSC CDS I Exam starting date to apply online:  17/05/2022

The last date to apply is: 06/06/2023 

UPSC CDS Exam Date- 07-13 June 2023

UPSC CDS Admit Card Releasing Date- 3-4 weeks from the date of the written test

UPSC CDS Result- Update Soon

Vacancies Details

Total Posts- 341

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 100 Posts

PostsIndian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 22 Posts

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 Posts

Officers Training Academy, Chennai – 170 Posts

OTA Women- 17 Posts

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UPSC CDS II Salary Scale: – Kindly refer to the notification for this.
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UPSC CDS Exam Pattern Details-

CDS IMA/INA/IAA Exam Pattern-

English100120 MINUTES
Maths (Elementary)100120 MINUTES
General Knowledge100120 Minutes

CDS OTA Exam Pattern-

General Knowledge10060 Minutes
English10060 Minutes

UPSC CDS Syllabus-


English language Understanding Ability

Use of words.

General Knowledge

General Knowledge 

current events

scientific aspects

History of India

Geography of Nature

Elementary Mathematics







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