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EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.11/2021.CDS-II DATED 22.12.2021 (Last Date for Submission of Applications: 11.01.2022)
(COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION) UPSC CDS 1 2022 [INCLUDING SSC WOMEN (NON- TECHNICAL) COURSE]

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION AND WITHDRAWAL OF APPLICATIONS:
(i) The Online Applications can be filled upto 22th Dec, 2021 till 6:00 PM.
(ii) The online Applications of CDS Exam can be withdrawn from 22.12.2021 to 11.01.2022 till 6.00 PM.

Name of the Course and Approximate No. of Vacancies:

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 100 154th (DE) Course commencing in Jan, 2023 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course 22 commencing in Jan, 2023 Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro [including 03 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special Entry ) holders ].

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) 32 Training Course commencing in Jan, 2023
i.e. No. 212 F(P) Course. [including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry]
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 169 1167h SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in March April , 2023
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 16 31st SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in March April 2023.

Total vacancies 339

Since women candidates are eligible for OTA only, they should give OTA as their first and only preference.

Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :

(i) For IMA—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1999 and not later than 1st Jan, 2004 only are eligible.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1999 and not later than 1st Jan, 2004 only are eligible.

(iii) For Air Force Academy—
20 to 24 years as on 1st July, 2022 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1999 and not later than 1st Jan, 2003 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1997 and not later than 1st Jan, 2003 only are eligible.
Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not
permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.
(iv)For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Course for men) unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1998 and not later than 1st Jan, 2004 only are eligible.
(v) For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1998 and not later than 1st Jan, 2004.

Educational Qualifications:

(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii)For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

SYLLABUS for CDS 1 2022 Examination
ENGLISH (Code No. 01)
The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Code No. 02)
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. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS (Code No. 03)
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.

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