CDS 2019 exam pattern

CDS 2019 Exam Pattern-

The Competitive examination comprises of:

Written examination

Interview for intelligence and personality test of such candidates may be called for the interview at one of the Services Selection Centres. To get admission to Indian Naval Academy, Indian Military Academy, and Air Force Academy:

Paper / Subject

No. of Questions

Duration

Marks

English

120

2 Hours

100

General Knowledge

120

2 Hours

100

Elementary Mathematics

100

2 Hours

100

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy

Paper / Subject

No. of Questions

Duration

Marks

English

120

2 Hours

100

General Knowledge

120

2 Hours

100

 
CDS 2010 Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of examination

Offline only (Pen and paper mode)

Number of Questions asked

300 MCQ Type

Number of questions in OTA

200 MCQ Type

Maximum Marks

300 and 200 (OTA)

Medium

Hindi or English

Duration of Exam

2 hours (120 minutes) for each paper

Negative Marking

One-third mark deducted for every incorrect response

CDS 2019 exam pattern in detail:
  • The maximum marks allocated to the written examination and to the interviews will be equal for every course i.e. maximum marks which are being given to the written examination and to the interviews is 300, 300, 300 and 200 each for admission into Indian Military Academy, Air Force Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officers’ Training Academy respectively.
  • All the papers will only consist of objective type questions or MCQ.
  • The question papers of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics will be set bilingually in both Hindi as well as English.
  • Candidates must write the papers by themselves. no one else will be allowed to write their examination in any circumstances.  
  • The Commission has the caution to fix the qualifying marks in any one of the subjects or all the subjects of the examination.
  • The candidates are not allowed to use any type of electric appliance like the use of the calculator for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets).
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