# CDS (II) Syllabus 2019

Union Public Service Commission will be conducting CDS II Exam 2019 on 8th September 2019. Candidates appearing in this exam must be well versed with CDS (II) Syllabus & Exam Pattern. As CDS 2019 Written Exam constitutes of three sections: English, Mathematics & General Reasoning for candidates applying for INA, IMA, AFA (Male Only) and English & General Reasoning for candidates applying for OTA (Male & Female), it is important to be acquainted with the important topics to prepare for in order to ace CDS (II) 2019 Exam.

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Sections Topics
English
• Spotting Errors Questions
• Sentence Arrangement Questions
• Synonyms & Antonyms
• Selecting Words
• Ordering of Sentence
• Comprehension Questions
• Ordering of words in a sentence
• Fill in the blanks questions
• Idioms and Phrases
• General Awareness
• Economics
• Physics
• Current Awareness
• Politics
• Chemistry
• Sociology
• History
• Defence related Award
• Geography
• Environment
• Sport
• Biology
• Cultural
• Book
• Statement
• true/false
• Elementary Mathematics Algebra
• Basic Operations
• simple factors
• Remainder Theorem
• H.C.F.
• L.C.M.
• Theory of polynomials
• solutions of quadratic equations
• relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered)
• Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns—analytical and graphical solutions
• Simultaneous linear inequations in two variables and their solutions
• Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions
• Set language and set notation
• Rational expressions and conditional identities
• Laws of indices
• Arithematic
• Number System: Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers.
• Fundamental operations: addition, substraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions
• Unitary method
• time and distance
• time and work
• percentages
• applications to simple and compound interest
• profit and loss
• ratio and proportion
• variation
• Elementary Number Theory: Division algorithm
• Prime and composite numbers
• Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 11
• Multiples and factors. Factorisation Theorem
• H.C.F. and L.C.M.
• Euclidean algorithm
• Logarithms to base 10
• laws of logarithms
• use of logarithmic tables
• Trigonometry
• Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90°
• Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for ×= 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°
• Simple trigonometric identities
• Use of trigonometric tables
• Simple cases of heights and distances
• Geometry
• Lines and angles
• Plane and plane figures
• Theorems on Properties of angles at a point
• Parallel lines
• Sides and angles of a triangle
• Congruency of triangles
• Similar triangles
• Concurrence of medians and altitudes
• Properties of angles
• sides and diagonals of a Parallelogram
• rectangle and square
• Circles and its properties including tangents and normals
• Loci
• Mensuration
• Areas of squares
• rectangles
• parallelograms
• triangle and circle
• Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book)
• Surface area and volume of cuboids
• lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders
• surface area and volume of spheres
• Statistics
• Collection and tabulation of statistical data
• Graphical representation frequency polygons
• histograms
• bar charts
• pie charts etc
• Measures of central tendency