CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper with Answers (PDF)

CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper with Answers (PDF)
11-August 2021

As per the official notification released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), the Combined Defence Services - CDS 2 2021 Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 14 November 2021. To help defence aspirants crack the CDS Written Exam with flying colors, we have come up with the CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper with Answers (PDF). This sample paper for CDS 2 2021 exam will assist you in determining the exact difficulty level as well as the essential topics included in the CDS written exam. Download the CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper and start practicing now to crack the exam in your first attempt. This article will discuss essential aspects of the CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper, such as the CDS 2021 Syllabus, the CDS Exam Pattern 2021, and other relevant information.

Key Features of CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper with Answers

  • This CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper with Answers in PDF Download format has been compiled by our specialists to assist candidates in passing the exam with good marks. 

  • Candidates who have applied for the UPSC CDS recruitment should download this sample paper for the CDS 2 2021 written exam to enhance their preparation level. 

  • With only a few months left for the CDS 2 2021 Exam, applicants are advised to focus their attention on preparations in order to achieve good results. 

  • We have provided UPSC Combined Defence Services (CDS) sample paper 2021 with answer keys in Download PDF format for the convenience of the aspirants.

  • This CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper with Answers will enable you in self-evaluating your preparation level and making necessary improvements ahead.

  • This sample paper for CDS 2 2021 exam is designed as per the latest syllabus and exam pattern and is available in both English and Hindi languages to eliminate language barriers.

 

CDS 2 2021 Syllabus

The CDS written examination consists of three sections, English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics. The CDS Exam Pattern for the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy is divided into three sections (English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics), but the Officers' Training Academy has only two sections (English, and General Knowledge). The CDS written exam is conducted in an offline mode and consists of only objective-type questions with answers to be marked on an OMR sheet. The detailed syllabus of the CDS 2 2021 exam is presented in the table below.

 

English 

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Grammar and Vocabulary

  • Synonyms and Antonym

  • Fill in the Blanks

  • Sentence Rearrangement

  • Idioms and Phrases

  • One word substitutions

  • Para Jumbles 

  • Spotting the Errors 

  • Sentence Sequencing

 

General Knowledge 

  • Important National & International Happenings 

  • Personalities in News

  • History of India

  • Geography 

  • General Science

  • Economics

  • Political Science

  • Games and Sports

  • Awards and Honors 

  • Current Affairs

  • Heritage and Culture

  • Everyday Observation

  • Scientific Discoveries

  • UN & International Organizations 

 

Elementary Mathematics

  • Arithmetic

  • Number System

  • Unitary Method

  • Time and Distance

  • Time and Work

  • Percentages

  • Simple & Compound Interest

  • Profit and Loss

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Algebra

  • Solutions of Quadratic Equations

  • Trigonometry 

  • Simple Trigonometric Identities

  • Use of Trigonometric Tables

  • Simple Cases of Heights and Distances

  • Geometry 

  • Mensuration 

  • Squares & Rectangles

  • Parallelograms, Triangle & Circle

  • Statistics 

  • Graphical Representation

  • Measures of Central Tendency

 

CDS 2 2021 Exam Pattern

The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective-type questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English. For each question, there are four possible responses. One-third (0.33) of the marks awarded to that question will be deducted as a penalty for each question for which the candidate provides an incorrect answer. Each paper lasts for two hours with the number of questions varying as per different subjects. The detailed exam pattern is given below.

 

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy & Air Force Academy 

Subjects 

No. of Questions 

Maximum Marks

English

120

100

General Knowledge 

120

100

Elementary Mathematics

100

100

 

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy

Subjects 

No. of Questions 

Maximum Marks

English

120

100

General Knowledge 

120

100

 

We hope that the above article on CDS 2 2021 Sample Paper with Answers (PDF) will assist you in comprehending the various components of the syllabus and exam pattern so that you can achieve satisfactory results in the CDS written exam. Start practicing right away by downloading the sample paper.

 

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