UPSC Conducts Combined Defense Service (CDS Exam) conducts CDS twice in a year for recruitment in various departments like Indian Navy, Air Force & Officers Training Academy. Now for CDS exam for recruitment in various departments for certain Posts has been going to conduct by UPSC. Eligible and talented aspirants who have been applied in it must be worried about the exam syllabus.

CDS Syllabus Subject wise

The CDS Exam Syllabus contains three Subjects Papers English, General Knowledge & Elementary Mathematics. Every paper includes same marks and duration. 120 min and 100 marks. Candidates who applied for the Officers Training Academy (OTA) they must appear in Two Papers English & General Knowledge. Each of same Marks and Duration.


CDS-I 2021 Exam Dates

Date of Notification28/10/2020
Date of Commencement of Examination07/02/2021
Duration of ExaminationOne Day
Last Date for Receipt of Applications17/11/2020 – 6:00pm
Date of Upload28/10/2020
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CDS 2020 Application Form

The registration for CDS 2021 (I) will start from October 31, 2020 and will end on Nov 11, 2020 while registration for CDS 2021-I will start from August 5, 2020 and Application Form will be accepted only in online mode.