CDS 1 2021 Most Scoring Topics in Mathematics

CDS 1 2021 Most Scoring Topics in Mathematics

 





This article will guide the CDS aspirants on how to score maximum in the Mathematics paper. UPSC is going to conduct the CDS 1 2021 exam on February 7, 2021. Out of the three papers, the Mathematics paper is considered a scoring paper. Questions are asked from around 15-16 topics. Aspirants should prepare those topics first, which have a greater weightage and because more questions are covered from those topics.

The following data has been prepared after analyzing the last 6 papers' pattern. Observe the following table carefully to get an idea about the weightage of different topics.


High weightage topics:

Topic

No. of questions

Number System

20-22

Mensuration

14-16

Geometry

10-12

Trigonometry

10-12

Algebra

10-11

 

Moderate weightage topics:

Topic

No. of Questions

Time, Speed and Distance

6-7

Statistics

7-8

Time, speed and Distance

6-7

Time and Work

4-5

Percentage

3-5

 

Low weightage topics:

Topic

No. of Questions

DI

2-3

Profit and Loss

1-2

Ratio and Proportion

1-3

Simple Interest

1-2

Compound Interest

1-2

Miscellaneous

1-4

 

As you can see, if one covers the topics mentioned in Table-1 above then he can cover more than 50% of the syllabus. So if you are running out of time then complete the topics mentioned in Table 1 then Table 2 and so on.

Good luck with the upcoming exam…

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