Best Book for CDS Preparation 2020 – CDS Recommended Books Subject Wise.

Best Book for CDS Preparation 2020

Students appearing for CDS 2020. Should have details of which book they should refer for best results. The Best book for CDS preparation will help you all to cover the syllabus in the best manner. Also, from these books aspirants can check previous year papers and can practice some model papers too. We have also provided the link, from where you guys can buy the books, no need to go here and there for finding books during this COVID time. Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice in a year around February & November. On 5th August only, the CDS II official notification was published, And the CDS exam will be going to happen on 8th November, 2020. CDS exams are for aspirants who are interested in joining the Indian Defence Services -( Indian Army, Indian Navy, or Indian Airforce) at officer level. We have also added the CDS 2020 syllabus, so that candidates can easily check and can prepare themselves completely.

Best Books for CDS 2020 Preparation

The candidates sitting for CDS must know about the exam pattern of CDS 2020 exam. Now let us give give you the best book for CDS 2020 preparation.

Best CDS English Books for preparation

Books Authors  
Objective General English S. P. Bakshi Check Price
Wren & Martin’s High School English Grammar & Composition Wren and Martin’s Check Price
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis Check Price

Best Books for CDS General Knowledge 2020

Books Authors  
Pathfinder for CDS Arihant Experts Check Price
General Knowledge (Latest Edition) Manohar Pandey (Arihant Publication) Check Price
Manorama Yearbook Malayala Manorama publishers Check Price

Best Books for CDS Mathematics 2020

Books Authors  
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations R. S. Aggarwal Check Price
Pathfinder for CDS Arihant Experts Check Price
Mathematics for CDS Examination R. S. Aggarwal Check Price

Along with the above mentioned CDS books, aspirants are also advised to go through previous year CDS question papers 2020 too.

CDS Exam Pattern 2020

UPSC mentions the CDS 2020 exam pattern in the official notification. UPSC CDS exam pattern 2020 includes the total marks, number of questions, mode of the exam, duration etc. According to exam pattern of CDS 2020, there are 3 sections that are English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics. Candidates have to solve 340 MCQs in 2 hours.

CDS 2 2020 application form has been released on August 5 at the official website.

The exam conducting authorities prescribes the exam pattern in the CDS notification 2020. Candidates appearing for the CDS 2020 must familiarize themselves with the pattern, subjects, CDS syllabus, duration and marking scheme of the exam. To know about all this go through the table below.

Exam pattern for Indian Military/Navy/Air Force Academy

Subjects Duration Max. Marks Exam Mode
English 2 hrs 100 Offline (pen & paper)
General Knowledge 2 hrs 100
Mathematics 2 hrs 100

Exam pattern for Officers Training Academy – OTA

Subjects Duration Max. Marks Exam Mode
English 2 hrs 100 Offline (pen & paper)
General Knowledge 2 hrs 100

CDS 2020 Sylabus (Important Topics)

Subjects Topics
English Comprehension, Error Spotting, Cloze Test, Sentence Completion, Jumbled Sentences, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases
General Knowledge History of India, Geography, Polity, Economics, General Science
Mathematics Number System, Decimal fractions, Time & distance, Time & work, Percentages, Simple & compound interest, Profit & loss, Ratio & proportion, Division algorithm, H.C.F. & L.C.M, Logarithms to base 10, Theory of polynomials, Solutions of quadratic equations, Linear equations in two variables & their solutions, Laws of indices, Trigonometry, Simple cases of heights and distances, Geometry, Lines & angles, Mensuration, Statistics

Wishing all the CDS aspirants All the Best!!