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# CDS Most Scoring Topics in Mathematics

## CDS Most Scoring Topics in Mathematics

This article will guide the CDS aspirants on how to score maximum in the Mathematics paper. UPSC is going to conduct the CDS 1 2022 exam on 10th April 2022. Out of the three papers, the Mathematics paper is considered to be a scoring paper. Questions are asked from around 15-16 topics. Aspirants should prepare those topics first, which have a greater weightage and because more questions are covered from those topics.

The following data has been prepared after analyzing the last 6 year papers pattern. Observe the following table carefully to get an idea about the weightage of different topics.

### High Weightage Topics

 Topic No. of questions Number System 20-22 Mensuration 14-16 Geometry 10-12 Trigonometry 10-12 Algebra 10-11

### Moderate Weightage Topics

 Topic No. of Questions Time, Speed and Distance 6-7 Statistics 7-8 Time, speed and Distance 6-7 Time and Work 4-5 Percentage 3-5

### Low Weightage Topics

 Topic No. of Questions Data Interpretation 2-3 Profit and Loss 1-2 Ratio and Proportion 1-3 Simple Interest 1-2 Compound Interest 1-2 Miscellaneous 1-4

As you can see, if one covers the topics mentioned in Table-1 above then he can cover more than 50% of the syllabus. You can attempt Mathematics Topic wise Quiz here to boost your preparation.

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy, you should prepare Mathematics subject. After solving the quizzes students can match their answers with the actual solutions.  In this way, candidates will get to know their weaknesses and strengths which they can improve right before the examination, and ensure securing good marks in the main exam.

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
Mathematics 2 Hours 100
SSB Test/Interview 5 Days 300

So if you are running out of time then complete the topics mentioned in Table 1 then Table 2 and so on.

Good luck with the upcoming exam.

## FAQs

### How to prepare for Maths section for CDS 1 2023?

Follow the strategy given above to clear CDS in first attempt.

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