STAR ANGEL SSB INTERVIEWS, CDS & NDA COACHING

SCHEME OF EXAM – CDS (OTA)

SUBJECT DURATION MAXIMUM MARKS
ENGLISH 2 HOURS 100
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 2 HOURS 100
TOTAL 4 HOURS 200

SYLLABUS – CDS (OTA)

ENGLISH

The question paper will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English & workman like use of words.

Questions are asked usually on following topics :-

  1. 1. Error spotting.
  2. 2. Sentence correction.
  3. 3. Fill in the blanks (grammar & vocabulary based).
  4. 4. Reading Comprehension.
  5. 5. Antonyms & Synonyms.
  6. 6. Ordering of words.
  7. 7. Analogy.
  8. 8. Sentence re-arrangement (para jumble).
  9. 9. Idioms & Phrases.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of current events & such matters of everyday observation & experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. Such questions are asked which candidate should be able to answer without special study.

Questions are asked usually on following topics :-

  1. 1. History (Ancient, Medieval & Modern).
  2. 2. Polity (Indian constitution, fundamental rights, directive principles, powers of president & prime minister, constitutional bodies, Indian judiciary etc).
  3. 3. Economics (Budget, economic survey, five year plans, current state of economy etc).
  4. 4. Geography (India & World).
  5. 5. Biology (important diseases, human biology, plant biology etc).
  6. 6. Physics (optics, motion, force, units, heat, electricity, temperature etc).
  7. 7. Chemistry (topics of organic, inorganic, physical chemistry, general chemistry etc).
  8. 8. Defence Related (recent developments etc).
  9. 9. General Awareness on – Environment, Culture, Sociology, Awards, Sports, Books & Authors, Current Events (national & International), International Organizations like IMF, WHO, World Bank, UN, BRICS, SAARC etc.

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