Best books for CDS exam preparation
The Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy.
The Notification for the examination is usually released in the months of October and June, and the examinations are conducted in February and November respectively.
Combined Defence Services (CDS) is an exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This exam enables candidates to get recruited into the:
- Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun for permanent commission in the Indian Army
- Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai for short-service commission in the Indian Army
- Naval Academy Goa, for Commission in the General Services in the Indian Navy
- Air Force Academy, Begumpet, Hyderabad for Commission in the Indian Air Force
CDS exam comprises of three different tests namely Maths, English and GK. CDS books are a good way of preparing for CDS exams; these books include big question bank with solution, chapter thoughtful analysis and previous questions papers
According to the policy of UPSC unmarried graduates males and females are eligible for CDS exams. Although divorced female candidates age, less than 25 considered as unmarried.
All the people who will be successful in the examinations will be sent to respective academies after an interview conducted by Service Selection Board which is called SSB.
The recruitment of CDS is for the defense bodies of India. This examination can give by any graduate irrespective with the field of education stream and course in IMA and OTA
How to Prepare for CDS?
- To prepare for English, one can develop the habit of reading the newspaper regularly. Reading the newspaper improves not only one’s vocabulary but also one’s knowledge about the subject
- One can refer to basic grammar books to clear the concepts
- Try to learn a couple of new words on a daily basis. By doing this, you will soon find that you are developing a good hold over the language
- When you are learning the new words, also try to learn their antonyms and synonyms and also how to use the words in sentences
- Try solving past year’s question papers so that you have an idea of what to expect