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    How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    I want to be an army officer through cds. How should i prepare for this exam? Please tell me


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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    Hi Aspirant,

    Preparation about the CDS Examination is very easy , its just require a little of your busy schedule.

    You have three papers in CDS.

    1. English
    2. GK
    3. Maths

    You can do the following to prepare for your exam :

    English :
    You can give some of your time in reading newspapers , that surely is going to improve your english.
    Go for new words everyday .. look their meaning in dictionary and try to see some similar names or opposite names..
    This will help you with the English paper.

    GK : Read current Affairs everyday . gain some knowledge about everything .
    Improve your knowledge in history events , political and geographical background of india.
    Give little time every day and you will see that you are on the top.

    Maths : Through your elementary mathematics and try to solve questions three times a week.
    Formulaes are very import . make a note of them in your bedroom and try to have a look everyday .
    that will make your maths very strong.

    By following these things you will passthe CDS very easily.

    The more you work , the less difficulty you will face .

    Good Luck .. Prepare hard and hit the exam stronger

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?




    Hi Aspirant,

    Friend you can apply for CDS exam after completion of graduation.

    Combined Defense Service exam is conducted for the selection of candidates in Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officer Training Academy.

    CDS exam is conducted at all India level so the exam will be competitive and you have need to work hard for the preparation of CDS exam.


    Exam pattern and civil Service exam









    In the CDS exam you have need to prepare English, Elementary mathematics and GS subject.

    Friend first of all you should schedule your time table as per the syllabus of CDS exam.

    Strictly follow the time table and work hard.

    For the preparation of general science read newspaper and listen English news.

    You should do the regular practice of mathematics and try to solve more questions.

    You should solve math sums with tricky solution in short time it will save your time.

    Learn vocabulary, Antonyms and synonyms to increase your word storage power.

    You should use reference books for the preparation. For GS you should use Lucent.

    While for the mathematics you can use RS Agrwal books.

    For the English subject purchase UPKAR publication books.

    Practice previous year question paper for the preparation.


    Books for CDS exam


    Best of Luck…

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I want to be an army officer through cds. How should i prepare for this exam? Please tell me


    You can give CDS exam after complete graduation and you should have be 60% marks

    in graduation.You prepare PCM subjects.Your age limit should be 19 to 24 years and

    after crack examination you get a job in Army post and you can make carrier good in

    this job.You must be Indian citizen.Selection process You first clear Written exam and

    than go for medical exam and after clear you go for interview and after clear Interview

    successfully you become a army officer.

    Exam pattern :-



    GOOD LUCK

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?


    • CDS refers to Combined defence services, this exam is organised by UPSC.
    • This exam is for the three wings of defence sector i.e Army, Navy and air force.
    • It's one of tough exam, so the preparation is very much needed.
    • The examination has three subjects mathematics, english and General knowledge.
    Note down the following points for preparation-
    1. Preparation of time table according to your conviniance is very necessary.
    2. You can take the help of various coaching institute for preparation.
    3. For english subject, concentrate on it's grammar and try to understand.
    4. For english subject, you must read the english newspaper, it will enhance your general knowledge also.
    5. In mathematics subject, practice and understanding the concept is needed.
    6. Check out the previous year question papers it will help you.

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    Cool Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    hello, the CDS means COMBIND DEFENCE SERVICE . its conducted by UPSC. YOU should have to passed graduate for the CDS exam. SYLLABUS:- ENGLISH MATHS GENERAL KNOWLEDGE. you can search previous year papers on this site for preparing. www.jbigdeal.com you should have to read daily news papers for taking some knowledge for GENERAL KNOWLEDGE. FOR maths you should have to know short tricks methods because we have less time in EXAM. all the best

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    Dear friend,


    CDS stand for 'Combined Defence Service'.
    CDS is conducted by ' Union Public Service Commission'.
    CDS is conducted by UPSC twice a year
    Through UPSC Exam candidates are selected in ' INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY', 'NAVAL ACADEMY', 'AIR FORCE ACADEMY', 'OFFICER TRAINING ACADEMY'.


    CDS is a very huge competitive exam. so, it is not easy clear. if you want to clear so, you must have need to work hard for the preparation CDS exam. According to me, You should start preparation according to the exam pattern of CDS exam. You should work hard or make powerful control on Mathematics,G.k & English. for OTA do hard work on English and general knowledge.




    CDS EXAM PATTERN
    Attachment 6527

    You should solve and practice maths by short method and tricky maths solution. you should do this activity according to the course of maths in CDS exam in a right scheduled it provide you good result in your exam.

    you should do hard practice of grammar, vocabulary & increase good knowledge about english.

    For general knowledge you read & learn daily news papers you should learn every well know current affairs.





    Eligibility Criteria-:

    For military academy/Officers' Training Academy: Degree from a recognized university or equivalent

    For Naval Academy: B.Sc. with Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering
    For Air Force Academy: Degree of a Recognized University with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or Bachelor of
    Engineering

    Age Limits;-

    Indian Military Academy 19-24 years
    Air Force Academy19-23Years
    Naval Academy19-22 Years
    Officers’ Training Academy 19-25 Years



    BOOK FOR CDS

    BOOK NAME MEDIUM PUBLISHER AUTHOR NAME


    The Pearson Guide to English For the Combined Defence Services Examination (Pages:436)
    English
    Pearson Books
    Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    The Pearson Guide to the Combined Defence Services Examination (Pages:652)
    English
    Pearson Books
    Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    CDS Maths
    English
    Unique Publishers Books
    Wg. Cdr. P. Singh (Retd.)
    CDS – Previous Years’ Solved Papers
    English
    Unique Publishers Books
    Wg. Cdr. P. Singh
    Combined Defence Services Examination
    English
    Unique Publishers Books
    Wg. Cdr. P. Singh (Retd.)
    STUDY PACKAGE for CDS EXAM (2011) (Pages: 1100)
    English
    Tata McGraw Hill
    A P Bhardwaj
    Combined Defence Services Solved Papers
    English
    Upkar Prakashan
    CDS—Previous Years Papers (Solved)
    Hindi
    Ramesh Publishing House
    Combined Defence Services CDS Examination Guide
    English
    Ramesh Publishing House
    RPH Editorial Board
    CDS Exam Previous Years Solved Papers
    English
    Ramesh Publishing House
    RPH Editorial Board
    C.D.S. Solved Papers
    English
    GK Publications
    Study Guide C.D.S (Combined Defence Services) Exam.
    English
    GK Publications
    Combined Defence Services CDS Examination
    English
    Upkar Prakashan
    Jain & Kishore
    UPSC CDS Exam Guide
    Hindi
    Ramesh Publishing House
    RPH Editorial Board
    10 Solved Papers — CDS Examination
    English
    Arihant
    10 Solved Papers — CDS Exam Hindi
    Hindi
    Arihant
    Pathfinder CDS Examination Hindi
    Hindi
    Arihant
    CDS Exam — 10 Practice Sets
    English
    Arihant
    CDS Exam Pariksha – 10 Practice Sets
    Hindi
    Arihant
    Pathfinder for CDS Examination Guide
    English
    Arihant
    C.D.S. Mathematics
    English
    Upkar Prakashan
    Dr. H. B. Pandey



    GOOD LUCK !


    THANK YOU

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    Dear, CDS exam after completion of graduation.

    Combined Defense Service exam is conducted for the selection of candidates in Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officer Training Academy.

    CDS exam is conducted at all India level so the exam will be competitive and you have need to work hard for the preparation of CDS exam.


    Exam pattern and civil Service exam










    In the CDS exam you have need to prepare English, Elementary mathematics and GS subject.

    Friend first of all you should schedule your time table as per the syllabus of CDS exam.

    Strictly follow the time table and work hard.

    For the preparation of general science read newspaper and listen English news.

    You should do the regular practice of mathematics and try to solve more questions.

    You should solve math sums with tricky solution in short time it will save your time.

    Learn vocabulary, Antonyms and synonyms to increase your word storage power.

    You should use reference books for the preparation. For GS you should use Lucent.

    While for the mathematics you can use RS Agrwal books.

    For the English subject purchase UPKAR publication books.

    Practice previous year question paper for the preparation.


    Books for CDS exam

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer
    You have three papers in CDS.
    1. English
    2. GK
    3. Maths
    Strictly follow the time table and work hard.
    You should use reference books for the preparation. For GS you should use Lucent.

    While for the mathematics you can use RS Agrwal books.
    Age Limits;-
    Indian Military Academy 19-24 years
    Air Force Academy19-23Years
    Naval Academy19-22 Years
    Officers’ Training Academy 19-25 Years

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

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    How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    Dear Aspirant

    Information Regarding CDS Exam:-
    CDS stands for "Combined Defense Service". This exam is conducted by UPSC in twice a year.


    Eligibility Criteria-:


    For military academy/Officers' Training Academy: Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
    For Naval Academy: B.Sc. with Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering
    For Air Force Academy: Degree of a Recognized University with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or Bachelor of
    Engineering

    Age Limits:-


    Indian Military Academy 19-24 years
    Air Force Academy19-23Years
    Naval Academy19-22 Years

    Tips For preparing CDS Exam:-

    Syllabus:-

    1. English
    2. GS
    3. Maths

    For CDS exam you have need to prepare English, Elementary mathematics and GS subject.

    For General science read newspaper and listen English news and follow help book also.

    For mathematics you should do practice and try to solve more questions daily.

    For English learn vocabulary, Antonyms and synonyms to increase word power.

    You can get help from RS Aggarwal books for mathematics.

    For the English subject use Arihant publication books.

    and one important thing practice previous year question paper.
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    give me the xact answer ... please dont keep on posting same things and same link just a simple answer
    i am doing diploma in EXTC and now i am in 2year so can i join IAF ??? yes or no ?? if yes then how ???

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    Preparation about the CDS Examination is very easy , its just require a little of your busy schedule.

    You have three papers in CDS.

    1. English
    2. GK
    3. Maths

    You can do the following to prepare for your exam :

    English : You can give some of your time in reading newspapers , that surely is going to improve your english.
    Go for new words everyday .. look their meaning in dictionary and try to see some similar names or opposite names..
    This will help you with the English paper.

    GK : Read current Affairs everyday . gain some knowledge about everything .
    Improve your knowledge in history events , political and geographical background of india.
    Give little time every day and you will see that you are on the top.

    Maths : Through your elementary mathematics and try to solve questions three times a week.
    Formulaes are very import . make a note of them in your bedroom and try to have a look everyday .
    that will make your maths very strong.

    By following these things you will passthe CDS very easily.

    The more you work , the less difficulty you will face .

    Wish you best of luck

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    Re: How should I prepare for CDS exam to become an Army officer?

    Dear

    For CDS Exam candidate should be complete their degree.

    Age should be minimum 19 years

    Syllabus for CDS exam

    English
    Math
    General knowledge

    You will have work hard for this examination.

    You should schedule time table and should follow this.

    For GK you should read newspaper daily
    You should watch news channel daily
    You should read Pratiyogita Darpan and other magazine .

    For Mathematics you should do the regular practice
    You should read RS Agarwal's Books.
    You should solve more and more question


    For English you should learn Antonyms, Synonyms etc.

    You should learn grammar.



    For more you should read NCERT Books

    You should solve previous Question paper

    You can help from these books

    RS Agarwal
    Upkar Prakashan
    Arihan Expert

    Etc.

    Best of Luck

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