UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2020– UPSC has released the CDS 2020 Exam Pattern along with the notification. The exam pattern of CDS 2020 contains the details of marking scheme, examination mode, test duration, number of question asked and more. The questions asked in CDS 2020 exam will be from GK, Maths & English of Matric/ Class 10th Level. Students preparing for the exam should be aware of CDS exam pattern 2020. UPSC will conduct the Combined Defence Services Exam (II) 2020 in pen and paper mode on November 8, 2020 for graduates to get admission in to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officer’s Training Academy. Here, we have compiled the detailed UPSC CDS 2020 Exam Pattern.

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2020

  • Paper in all subject will comprise of Objective Type Questions
  • Question papers of General Knowledge & Elementary Mathematics will be bilingual, to be set in English and Hindi, both.
  • There will be negative marking for each incorrect answer. One third (0.33) will be deducted as penalty.
  • Only Black Ball Point pen is allowed to write the exam.
  • Paper of Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation Level
  • For both writing and marking answers in the OMR sheet (Answer Sheet), candidates must use black ball pen only
  • No mark will be given or deducted if a question is left blank.

CDS 2020 Exam Pattern for IMA, INA, Air Force Academy-

Subjects Duration Maximum Marks
English 02 hours 100 Marks
General Knowledge 02 hours 100 Marks
Elementary Mathematics 02 hours 100 Marks

CDS 2020 Exam Pattern for Officer’s Training Academy-

Subjects Duration Maximum Marks
English 02 hours 100 Marks
General Knowledge 02 hours 100 Marks

CDS 2020 Exam Centres

Agartala Chennai Imphal Lucknow
Ahmedabad Cuttack Itanagar Madhurai
Aizawl Dehradun Jaipur Mumbai
Allahabad Delhi Jammu Nagpur
Bengaluru Dharwad Jorhat Panaji (Goa)
Bareilly Dispur Kochi Patna
Bhopal Gangtok Kohima Port Blair
Chandigarh Hyderabad Kolkata Raipur
Ranchi Sambalpur Shillong Shimla
Srinagar Tirupati Udaipur Visakhapatnam

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