Tentative Schedule for CDS I 2023

By Vivek Chauhan|Updated : September 12th, 2022

As an aspirant for any exam, the candidate must know the exam pattern, exam syllabus (topic-wise syllabus) of any exam he/she is appearing for. This will provide the candidate with the right path to follow. One can say that knowing the syllabus and exam pattern is the first step towards your preparation.   

CDS Exam 1 2023 will be conducted by UPSC for the recruitment of the following posts:

  • Indian Military Academy,
  • Indian Naval Academy,
  • Air Force Academy and
  • Officers Training Academy (male & female).

If you are preparing for the CDS exam 2023, get updated with CDS 1 2023 tentative schedule as per the UPSC Exam Calendar.

Date of
Notification

Last Date for
receipt of
Applications

Date of
commencement
of Exam

21.12.2022

10.01.2023

16.04.2023

Also Check: CDS 2 2022 Exam Analysis

CDS 1 2023 Exam Pattern

The CDS 1 2023 Exam Pattern is divided into two components, which are as follows:

  • Written test
  • SSB Interview

Candidates sitting for the Officer Training Academy will have to take English & General Knowledge. Candidates sitting for the Indian Military or Air Force Academy or Indian Naval Academy have to take English, general Knowledge & Mathematics. 

Also Check: CDS 2 2022 Answer Key

CDS 1 2023 Exam Pattern for Written Test

  • The IMA, INA, and AFA written exams are divided into three sections: English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics.
  • The OTA admissions test is divided into two sections: English and General Knowledge.
  • The IMA, INA, and AFA exams are six hours long (each component is two hours long), while the OTA exam is four hours long (each section is two hours long).
  • The test has a total score of 300 for IMA, INA, and AFA, and 200 for OTA. Only objective-type questions are asked in the Exam.
  • The concepts in the CDS Elementary Mathematics syllabus are of a Class 10 standard.
  • Papers for other subjects are of graduate-level quality.

CDS 1 2023 Exam Pattern for Officers Training Academy (OTA)

Subjects

Marks

Duration

English

100

2 hours

General Knowledge

100

2 hours

CDS 1 2023 Exam Pattern for IMA, INA & AFA

Subjects

Marks

Duration

English

100

2 hours

General Knowledge

100

2 hours

Elementary Mathematics

100

2 hours

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