CDS Exam Analysis 2022: Maths, GS, English Paper Review

CDS Exam Analysis 2022: Maths, GS, English Paper Review

ByNaveen Singh  |  Updated on: Sep 5, 2022
CDS 2 exam analysis 2022 is now out on 04 September for English, Maths and GK papers. Check the previous year's CDS paper analysis to know the difficulty level of questions, good attempts, subject-wise weightage, etc.
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CDS 2 Exam Analysis 2022 has been provided here on 04 September after the particular shift paper was over. The exam was conducted in three shifts, each for English, General Knowledge, and Mathematics. With the detailed subject-wise CDS paper analysis, candidates can get to know the difficulty level of questions, important topics for each section, and the number of good attempts. By checking out the detailed analysis, they get expert guidance and determine their chances of clearing the exam.

Read this post until the end to check the UPSC CDS exam analysis 2022, done by a team of experts based on the latest trends and the feedback from the test takers right after the exam.

CDS Exam Analysis 2022

The CDS 2 exam analysis 2022 has been available here after the exam is over on 04 September 2022. It contains the difficulty level of questions, the number of good attempts, questions from English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge, and the expected cut-off marks for IMA, INA, AFA, and OTA posts. Meanwhile, candidates can check the previous year's CDS exam analysis to get acquainted with the trends and the type of questions asked in the paper.

The CDS exam analysis 2022 and the last few years' trends analysis are provided below, which can be referred to while preparing for the upcoming exam.

CDS 2 2022 Exam Analysis: Highlights

Below are the major highlights of the exam conducted on 4 September 2022. These highlights give you the complete summary of the CDS exam analysis 2022. All the aspirants can check the CDS 2 2022 exam analysis highlights.

  • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the exam on 04th September 2022. 
  • The exam was conducted in 3 phases, or we can say for 3 subjects, i.e., English, General Knowledge, and Mathematics.
  • Overall, the difficulty level of the exam was moderate.

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CDS 2 Analysis 4 September 2022

The CDS 2 Exam was held to select officers for the Indian Armed Forces. To find out how many questions were asked in the exam from English, General Knowledge, and Math, all candidates who took the exam are advised to check the CDS 2 analysis 2022. The exam is divided into three shifts: English (Shift 1) and General Knowledge (Shift 2) are required for all candidates. In contrast, Mathematics (Shift 3) is only required for candidates applying for the IMA, AFA, and INA. Read the entire post to learn more about the in-depth CDS 2 analysis.

CDS English Paper Analysis 4 September 2022

CDS English paper was conducted in shift 1 from 9 AM to 11 AM. Here we provide you with the CDS English paper analysis 2022 and the section-wise English questions. Check CDS English exam analysis 4 September 2022.

Topic Number of Questions  
Reading Comprehension15
Synonyms5
Sentence Completion10
Ordering of Words10
Cloze Composition10
Preposition and Determiners10
Ordering of Sentences10
Word Meaning10
Fill in the Blanks10
Usage of Paired Words10
Spotting Errors10
Parts of Speech10

CDS GS Paper Analysis 2022

CDS GS paper was conducted in shift 2 from 12 PM to 2 PM. Here we provide you with the CDS GS paper analysis and the section-wise GK questions. This analysis includes several history questions, geography questions, polity questions, science questions, and current affairs questions. Check the CDS GK exam analysis on 4 September 2022 here.

Name of Sub Section

Number of Questions Asked

Science29
History21
Polity13
Geography22
Economics12
Current Affairs15
Static GK1

CDS Maths Paper Analysis 2022

CDS Maths paper was conducted in shift 3 from 3 PM to 5 PM. Here we are providing you with the CDS Maths paper analysis along with the questions asked in each section of Maths questions.

TopicNumber of Questions Asked
Algebraic Identities4
Area and Perimeter(2D)9
Circle4
clock and time1
Data Interpretation1
HCF and LCM5
Height & Distance2
Linear Equations4
Logarithm and Exponential2
Polynomials and Inequations5
Powers and Roots1
Properties of Number System3
Quadratic3
Quadrilaterals and Polygon5
Ratio and Proportion2
Reminders3
Sequence and Series1
SI and CI1
Statistics8
Time and Distance4
Triangles5
Trigonometry13
Volume and Surface Area(3D)11
Work and Time3

CDS 2 Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level

After a detailed CDS exam analysis by our defence experts, we provide you with the difficulty level of today's exam. This difficulty level may vary from aspirant to aspirant and has been calculated per an average aspirant's approach.

Paper

Difficulty Level

English

Moderate

General Knowledge

Moderate

Mathematics

Moderate

CDS 2 Paper Analysis 2022: YouTube Session

We are conducting CDS YouTube Live Analysis on our YouTube Channel. Our expert faculties will conduct the CDS 2 exam analysis 2022. YouTube analysis will be conducted live on the 4th of September. Click on the link below to watch the CDS exam analysis 2022.

CDS 1 Exam Analysis 2022

Check the CDS exam analysis 2022 for the paper conducted on 10 April 2022. CDS exam is conducted for a total of 300 marks with a time duration of 2 hours for each paper. After thorough research and understanding of the paper, our BYJU'S Exam Prep mentors have shared the subject-wise CDS paper analysis for GS, English, and Maths for your reference.

CDS Exam Analysis 2022 for English

CDS English paper was scheduled from 09:00 am to 11:00 am. The overall level of the section is "Moderate to Difficult" as per the feedback received by the candidates. Below is the detailed CDS exam analysis 2022 of the English paper.

Topic

Details

Spotting Error 

10

Idioms & Phrases 

10

Reading Comprehension

10

Ordering of words in a sentence

10

Ordering of Sentences

10

Fill in the Blanks 

10

Antonyms 

10

Cloze Composition 

10

Synonyms

10

Parts of Speech

10

Completion of Sentence

10

Preposition & Determiners

10

CDS GS Paper Analysis

The GK section consisted of questions from various topics listed below, along with the number of questions. The overall level of the CDS GS paper analysis 2022 was "Moderate."

Topics

Number of Questions Asked

Science

30

History

21

Polity

18

Geography

19

Economics

9

Current Affairs

21

Static GK

2

CDS Maths Paper Analysis

CDS Maths paper was scheduled from 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm. The overall difficulty level of the exam was "Easy to Moderate." Below is the detailed CDS Maths paper analysis:

Topics

Number of Questions Asked

Divisibility

4

Reminders

1

HCF and LCM

1

Time and Distance

3

Simplification

8

Sequence and Series

2

Powers and Roots

2

Properties of Number System

2

Profit and Loss

2

Quadratic, Polynomials and Inequations

6

Tank and Cistern

2

SI and CI

1

Work and Time

3

Algebraic Identities

3

Data Interpretation

10

Triangles

8

Height & Distance

2

Circle

3

Statistics

1

Quadrilateral and Polygon

4

Trigonometry

14

Volume and Surface Area (3D)

8

Area and Perimeter (2D)

10

CDS 2 Paper Analysis 2022: Good Attempts

The CDS 2 good attempts for English, General Knowledge, and Mathematics are below. You can check out the good attempts for today's exam in the table below. These good attempts may vary according to your accuracy level.

Paper

Good Attempts

English

 85-90

General Knowledge

 75-80

Mathematics

  55+

CDS 1 Paper Analysis 2022: Good Attempts

Find the section-wise number of good attempts for the CDS 1 2022 based on the UPSC CDS exam analysis 2022 tabulated below:

Paper

Good Attempts

English

85 - 90 

General Knowledge

85 - 90

Mathematics

78 - 83

Previous Year CDS Exam Analysis

CDS 2 2021 exam was scheduled for 14 November 2021 all across the country. The Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Defence Services twice a year to recruit suitable candidates for different defence categories like Indian Naval Academy, Indian Military Academy, Indian Air Force Academy, etc. The exam is conducted every year twice, once in April and once in September.

Our expert educators have provided you with the detailed CDS 2 2021 paper analysis for all three papers. This will allow you to evaluate your performance and students preparing for next year accordingly.

Previous Year CDS English Paper Analysis

The English paper of the CDS 2 2021 Exam was conducted from 9 AM - 11 AM and comprised 120 questions for 100 marks. Check the CDS exam analysis of the English paper as tabulated below:

Topic

No. of Questions

Spotting Error 

10

Idioms & Phrases 

10

Reading Comprehension

10

Ordering of words in a sentence

10

Ordering of Sentences

10

Fill in the Blanks 

10

Antonyms 

10

Cloze Composition 

10

Synonyms

10

Parts of Speech

10

Completion of Sentence

10

Preposition & Determiners

10

CDS 2 Exam Analysis 2021: GK Paper

The GK paper of the CDS 2 2021 Exam was conducted from 12 PM - 2 PM and also comprised 120 questions for 100 marks. Below is the section-wise division of the CDS GS paper analysis:

Sub Section

Number of Questions Asked

Current Affairs

20

History

21

Geography

20

Polity

19

Science

29

Economics

9

Static GK

2

Previous Year CDS Maths Paper Analysis

Candidates who aspire to join OTA need not attempt this paper. The Mathematics paper of the CDS 2 2021 Exam was conducted from 3 PM - 5 PM and comprised 100 questions for 100 marks. Below is the topic-wise split of questions based on the CDS Maths paper analysis:

Topic

No. of Questions Asked

Time and Distance

3

Percentage

1

Properties of Number System

6

Reminders

1

Sequence and Series

1

Algebraic Identities

7

HCF and LCM

3

Powers and Roots

1

Ratio and Proportion

2

Profit and Loss

2

Powers and Roots

1

Boat and Stream

1

Problem on Ages

1

clock and time

1

Work and Time

3

Quadratic, Polynomials and Inequations

8

Linear Equations

5

Logarithm and Exponential

3

Trigonometry

13

Triangles

5

Quadrilaterals and Polygon

2

Circle

5

Data Interpretation

8

Volume and Surface Area(3D)

13

Height & Distance

2

Area and Perimeter(2D)

2

Benefits of CDS Paper Analysis 2022

By going through the detailed subject-wise CDS exam analysis 2022, candidates will be able to evaluate their performance and inspect their chances of clearing the exam. The benefits of CDS paper analysis are as follows:

  • It is helpful for those who will be appearing for this year’s paper and for those who are preparing for the next year as well.
  • The difficulty level of all three papers can be ascertained.
  • The number of good attempts can be checked which impacts the expected cut-off marks.
  • Along with the CDS exam analysis, they can also check the expected cut-off and the unofficial answer key.

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CDS 2 2022 Questions Asked

Here in CDS exam analysis 2022, we provide you with the questions asked in the exam conducted on 4th September 2022. You can download the questions paper pdf from the links below.

Paper

Questions Asked Set A 

Questions Asked Set B

Questions Asked Set C

Questions Asked Set D

English

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General Knowledge

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Mathematics

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We have provided you with the CDS exam analysis of 4 September 2022 and the CDS paper analysis for Maths, English and General Awareness. You can go through the previous year's CDS Previous Cut Off and CDS Selection Process. Moreover, you can also enrol in our CDS Online Classroom Program, which will boost your chances of getting recommended in the SSB interview.

FAQs on CDS Exam Analysis

  • CDS exam analysis 2022 is a detailed description of the number of questions asked from each topic in all three papers of the CDS exam, difficulty level, type of questions asked, and the number of good attempts. By checking the CDS paper analysis, one can be aware of the various parameters mentioned above and prepare for the upcoming exam accordingly.

  • CDS 2 exam analysis 2022 was released on 04 September 2022 for English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge as the exam of a particular shift is over. Keep this post bookmarked to get all the latest updates on the CDS paper analysis of the upcoming exam and the last few years.

  • The difficulty level of the General Knowledge section as per the CDS GS paper analysis is Moderate. Most of the questions are asked about Science, Current Affairs, History, Polity, etc. There are a total of 120 questions asked in the CDS GK paper carrying a maximum of 100 marks out of which 85 to 90 can be considered a good number of attempts.

  • The detailed previous year's CDS exam analysis has been shared by the experts of BYJU's Exam Prep for all the shifts conducted on 10 April 2022 and 14 November 2021. The CDS paper analysis includes detailed questions asked from each topic along with the difficulty level, weightage, good attempts, memory-based questions, and more.

  • Based on the feedback received from the candidates after the exam, the number of good attempts of the CDS Maths paper analysis is 78 to 83 questions (depending on the accuracy) out of a total of 100 questions.

  • The overall difficulty level of CDS Exam Analysis 2022 was Moderate as per the feedback shared by the candidates who appeared for the examination. However, some students find it easy as well. Thus, the difficulty level of the examination depends on your preparation.

  • Yes, CDS is considered a bit tougher than the NDA exam as it is conducted for graduate candidates. The overall difficulty level of the paper as per the CDS exam analysis, conducted on 10th April 2022 was Moderate.

  • Yes, all three papers i.e. English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics are conducted in a single day with a gap of 1 hour between each paper. Thus, candidates can check here the detailed CDS exam analysis for all three papers here soon after the examination.

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