CDS Exam Previous Year Question Papers 2010 – 2023 [UPDATED]

Defence aspirants who are preparing for the CDS Exam can download the UPSC CDS Exam previous year question papers with answer keys pdf files. CDS Exam previous question papers are extremely helpful for the candidates as they give us complete picture of CDS exam paper pattern and the type of questions one might face in the CDS Exam. CDS exam paper has four different sets like A, B, C, and D, but each set has similar questions in random fashion.

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Candidates can also download the answer keys for few previous question papers. You can find the fully solved CDS Exam previous years papers in SSBCrackExams CDS Exam Online Course.

You can download CDS exam question papers from year 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. If you are preparing for CDS 1 & 2 2023 Exam, you must download these previous papers and start solving it. You may also find the answer keys of these papers in this blog. For more tips on CDS exam, follow the links below.

Candidates who are preparing for the CDS 1 2023 and CDS 2 2023 exams can enroll in our CDS Exam Online Course. The course is fully loaded with the best preparation material for your upcoming CDS Exam.

CDS Exam Paper Tentative Schedule: (Examination held twice a year)

  • Conduct of Examination: February and November

CDS Exam Papers Age-limits

  • 19-24 Years         Indian Military Academy
  • 19-23 Years         Naval Academy
  • 19-23 Years         Air Force Academy
  • 19-25 Years         Officers’ Training Academy

CDS Exam Paper Educational Qualifications

  • IMA and OTA: Degree of a recognized University or equivalent
  • Naval Academy: B.Sc. with Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor of Engg
  • Air Force Academy: B.Sc. with Physics and/or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engg
Candidates appearing at the degree or equivalent examination also eligible to compete. Such candidates will be required to submit the proof of passing the requisite qualifying examination by a date to be specified in the Commission’s Notice for the Examination.

CDS Examination Pattern

OVERVIEW OF THE EXAMINATION

Combined Defence Services Exam is a national level exam organized by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to recruit candidates for Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. CDS Exam held two times in a year through offline mode (written test).

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

MARKING SCHEME

CDS OTA Examination Pattern

OVERVIEW OF THE EXAMINATION

Combined Defence Services – Officers’ Training Academy Exam is a national level exam organized by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to recruit candidates for Officers Training Academy. CDS OTA Exam is held two times in a year through offline mode (written test).

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

MARKING SCHEME

CDS 2 2022 Answer Keys

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13 Comments

  1. harsha dhyani

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  6. plz provide sol.of previous question paper of cds

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  8. Ahasanul hoque

    where are the remaing answer paper and answer keys
  9. monu

    thanks for that
  10. Sakshi Singh

    Where are the remaining 5 papers?? 2014-2010
  11. Shlok

    where are the remaining 5 papers from 2010-15 please upload them also!!!

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