Tips to prepare for CDS written exam

UPSC is going to conduct Combined Defense Services CDS Written Exam 2 2015 in November. Marks obtained in CDS written exam will help a candidate to clear the cutt-off marks to get called for SSB interview also it will help in deciding the merit list when cleared the SSB interview. In this article we will discus few Tips for CDS Written Exam.

Tips to prepare for CDS written examTips to prepare for CDS written exam

  1. Delaying will delay your rank: CDSE is not an exam where you can study up overnight and give the exam the next day, to score fairly good marks. The syllabus for CDSE is vast, and that is why you need time to prepare for the same. SO do not procrastinate and delay to start your preparations, if there is any time right to start the preparations it’s now.
  2. Score via English: English questions are pretty much easy and straight, so they give a good chance of scoring in CDSE. There are books which will definitely help you in improving and preparing for English, one of them is Pearson’s.
  3. Current affairs bag direct marks: Yes, in the general awareness paper, very few questions are there which are direct, otherwise others will be based on either assertion, reasoning or paragraphs will be given from which questions will be asked. The direct questions are majorly from the current affairs portion.
  4. Clear your base: Some other questions which are direct are basics from chemistry, physics and geography. So if you know the basics of these subjects, you can surely answer these, and fetch marks. Direct questions are always a better way to go, because either you know the answer or you don’t. If you can answer them, you score marks and save time.
  5. Solved papers are a boon for history: The portion for history is the most typical to prepare. The being its vast and lengthy scope. While for people who like history it’s easy to remember and read, for those of us who can’t read a book and want nutshells, it can be difficult. This is where solved papers come to rescue. Of course, history can’t change, so if you read up three-four years of solved paper, you can cover up a great deal.


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