UPSC CDS Exam II 2015 Syllabus & Pattern


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued Combined Defence Services Examination II (CDS II) 2015 on 18th July 2015. Large numbers of applications have been applying for this examination. UPSC CDS Exam II will be held on 1st November 2015. Candidates who have applied for UPSC CDS 2 exam 2015 should have to know the syllabus and pattern of examination to start the preparation. Candidates who will be qualified in written examination called for interview. Candidates must have to score minimum qualifying marks in written examination to shortlist for interview. UPSC have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination.

UPSC CDS Exam II 2015 Pattern:

Written examination will be of objective type with 300 questions. There are 4 alternatives for the every question. 1 mark will gain for correct answer, 0.33 marks will loss for wrong answer and no marks will assign or deducted for blank answer. Use only ball point pen to fill OMR sheet and must fill full circle otherwise it will treated as wrong answer. Examination duration is 3 hours. Examination paper is divided into 3 sections and each section have 100 questions and 1 hour time duration. 3 sections are English, General knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. Mathematics section is exempted for admissions to officers training academy.

Subject duration Maximum Marks
English 2 hours 100
General Knowledge 2 hours 100
Elementary mathematics 2 hours 100

Admissions to Officers Training Academy:

Subject duration Maximum Marks
English 2 hours 100
General Knowledge 2 hours 100

UPSC CDS Exam II 2015 Syllabus & Pattern

UPSC CDS Exam II 2015 Syllabus:


The UPSC CDS II Exam question paper will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.

General Knowledge (GK):

General Knowledge section includes various categories such as current affairs, History of India, Geography, Polity, etc.

Elementary Mathematics:

Elementary mathematics will be of Matriculation / 10th class level. In this paper questions will be asked on arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, mensuration and statistics.

UPSC CDS II official notification 2015:-Click here

UPSC CDS Exam II Previous Papers pdf:-Download here



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