CDS Practice Set Papers, Model Sample Papers

Start practising with CDS practice set papers free at BYJU'S Exam Prep. The CDS exams previous year solved papers 2021/2020/2019/2018/2017 are available online with the solutions and answers.

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To succeed at CDS Exam 2022, it is crucial to have a clarity of the exam pattern, the question trend and the weightage of various topics before beginning the preparation. The best approach to do so is by going through the previous year CDS question paper. Analyse the CDS papers and design the best performing strategy for your upcoming CDS Exam 2022.

The CDS practice set is a compilation of all the years of question papers such as CDS 2021 question paper, CDS 2020 and many more. The CDS exam question paper practice lets you uncover the best manner to attempt the paper, advances the speed and reduces mistakes. 

The CDS question set allows you to practice the question papers in an exam setting, allowing you to give your best in the examination and achieve your target score. Begin practising the CDS previous year question papers now to get ahead and take the lead. Regular practising shall help you improve consistently.

CDS Syllabus

Go through the CDS Syllabus in a comprehensive manner and practice the CDS question papers to ensure that you are well prepared before the exam. 

General KnowledgeEnglishElementary Math
Current affairs of the last 4-5 months from the examination date.Basic GrammarNatural numbers
BiologyComprehension Solving
Rational and Real numbers
GeographyError SpottingTime & work
Political SciencePara JumblesTime & distance
 Profit & loss
Ratio & proportion
Prime and composite numbers
Simple and compound interest
Euclidean algorithm

CDS Exam Pattern

The CDS exam pattern is divided into two sections: Written Examination and Intelligence & Personality Interview. It is essential to understand the CDS Exam Pattern of the written examination to understand the question paper in a more proper manner. 

CDS Exam Pattern for Officer Training Academy (OTA)

General Knowledge100

CDS Exam Pattern for IMA, INA & OTA

General Knowledge100
Elementary Mathematics100

CDS Question Papers FAQs

  • Yes, all the CDS Previous Year practice set papers are free of cost. You can practice the CDS previous year papers practice set for your own convenience and for good results.

  • No, you cannot reattempt the CDS Exam Papers of previous years. However, you can view your result, questions, and solutions anytime on your PC or mobile phone.

  • Following are the benefits of attempting CDS previous year practice set paper for Paper I & Paper II:

    • All the questions are previous year practice paper
    • You will get CDS Previous Year practice paper with Solutions for every question
    • You will attempt the actual test paper thus giving you a real-time experience
    • You will identify your weak and strong sections and work on them
  • At the end of each CDS, you will be provided with your performance review with the following details:

    • Your total as well as sectional score out of the total marks
    • Your All India Rank 
    • Your accuracy%
    • Subject wise exam analysis
    • Number of correct, incorrect attempts made by you

  • You can practice the following topics for CDS Exam depending upon the paper you have opted for:

    • General Knowledge & General Awareness
    • English Language
    • Elementary Mathematics
  • You should practice at least 5 to 10 CDS Previous Year Papers to improve your marks. You will get ample CDS Exam Papers for practice here.

  • Yes, you will get complete solution for every question of CDS previous year exam paper.