CDS Syllabus

CDS Syllabus

This section has incorporated a comprehensive repository of Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam Syllabus that gives the details of Preliminary- cum Main Exam syllabus and Personality Test details.

Based on the exam pattern, the presentation is well arranged. For the candidates’ convenience, the syllabus is summarized in a table. Lastly, based on the exams’ marks distribution, each exam (i.e. Mains & Interview) has been also presented with respective marks (that it carries in the exam).


The Combined Defence Services Exam Syllabus is designed exclusively for the candidates preparing for the CDS exam.


There is as such no prerequisite; any candidate preparing for the CDS exam can take advantage of this.