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The journey of a CDS exam preparation starts from planning an effective strategy and ultimately clearing it with its detailed syllabus. The Syllabus of the Exam provides an insight to practise effectively to get the fruition. Here, we have provided you the detailed **CDS Exam Syllabus**

**ENGLISH SYLLABUS**

- 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
- Spelling Error

### UPSC CDS Exam Syllabus

**ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS ****SYLLABUS**

**ARITHMETIC**

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.

**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.

**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 (i) Properties of angles at a point, (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a Parallelogram, rectangle and square, (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) 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.

### UPSC CDS Exam Syllabus

**GENERAL KNOWLEDGE**

General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject.

### History

**Ancient History: **

Harrapa/Indus Civilization

Vedic Culture

Jainism and Budhism

Mahajanpada period

Religious Movements

Maurya Period

Post-Maurya/Pre-Gupta Period

Sangam period

Gupta Period/ Post Gupta Peiord

Vardhana Dynasty

**Medieval History**

North- India (Rajputana Period)

South India (Cholas and others dynasty)

Delhi Sultanate

Vijaynagar and Bahamani Kingdom

Religious Movements

Bhakti Movements

Sufi Movements

Mughal Period

Maratha Confederacy

The Advent of the Europeans

**Modern History**

East India Company

Expansion of British Empire

Socio-Religios Movement

Indian Freedom Struggle

The Revolt of 1857

Moderate Phase

Extremist Phase

The Gandhian Era

Governor General and Viceroys

Committees/ Commsions

Congress Session

### Geography

**Physical and World Geography**

The Universe and the Solar System

Earth’s Shape, Size and Movements

Atmosphere- Temperature, pressure, Winds

Humidity, Oceans Currents, Cyclone, Clouds

Hydrosphere, Rocks, Soil

Lithosphere

Agents of gradation

Earth Climate**Continents**

Asia

Africa

North America

South America

Europe

Australia

Antarctica

**Indian Geography**

Physical Feature

Indian Climate

Indian Soils

Natural vegetation of India, National parks and Wildlife Sancturies

Agriculture of India

Indian Mineral Resources

Indian Industries

Transport

Waterways

Indian Railways

**Indian Polity**

Evolution of Indian Constitution

Constituent Assembly

making of the Consitution

Different Sources of Indian Constitution

Important Article of the Constitution

Important Amendments of the Constitution

Special Features of the Indian Consititution

The Preamble

The Union and its Territories

Citizenship

Fundamental Rights

Directive Principal of State Policy

Fundamental Duties

Procedure of Amending the Consititution

Executive of Union

The Parliament of India

Executive of the States

Judiciary

Writs

Panchayats and Municipality

Commissions and Committees

Official Languages

**Indian Economy**

Characteristic of Indian Economy

Agriculture and Land Development

National Income

Planning

Unemployment

Trade and Commerce

New Economic Policy

Indian Financial System

Indian Fiscal System

Banking in India

Tax System

Industry

Foreign Trade

Latest Economic Survey**General Science****Physics**

Unit

Motion

Work

Energy and Power

Gravitation

Pressure

Electricity

Magnetism

Heat

Flotation**Chemistry**

Substance and Its Nature

Atomic Structure

Periodic Classification of Elements

Chemical Bonding

oxidation and Reduction

Acid, Bases and Salt

Behavior of Gases

Electrolysis

Carbon and its Compund

Fuel and Metallurgy

Important facts About Some Metals

**Biology**

Botany

Plant Kingdom

Plant Morphology

Plant Tissue

Plant Hormones

Plant Disease

Plant Ecology

Pollution

Zoology

Classification of Animal Kingdom

Animal Tissue

Human Body, Diseases.

**Miscellaneous**

First in India (Male and Femaile)

First in World (Male and Female)

Superlatives-India, World

Awards and Honours

Current Happening, National, International

Sports and Defense Deals

Books Authors

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