CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers ( 2014-21 ) : Download PDF

CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers ( 2014-21 ) : Download PDF

CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers: As we all  know the CDS II 2021 Notification has been released by the UPSC and the CDS Written exam is on 14th November 2021. Students, to clear any government exam analyzing and solving previous year question papers is the most important thing. 

The written examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for admission as an Officer in the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force, and Officers Training Academies. Candidates will be issued Admit Card for the same 10-15 days prior to the commencement of the CDS II 2021 Exam.

The approx number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination is 339 in which 16 vacancies are for OTA Category.

Total Vacancies: 339


CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers


When it comes to preparing for defence examinations or say any other competitive examination, having an idea of what's been asked in the past few years is a must. And, for that, previous years' papers serves a great purpose as one gets to practice with time-bound mock tests with questions asked in previously held examinations.

Download previous year’s question paper PDF for CDS Examination from the below links and analyse how much you are ready to appear in the upcoming CDS exam.


S.N General Knowledge Previous Year Papers ( 2014-21 ) Download Link (Pdf)
1 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers 2021 Click Here
2 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers II 2020 Click Here
3 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers I 2020 Click Here
4 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers II 2019 Click Here
5 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers I 2019 Click Here
6 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers II 2018 Click Here
7 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers I 2018 Click Here
8 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers II 2017 Click Here
9 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers I 2017 Click Here
10 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers II 2016 Click Here
11 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers I 2016 Click Here
12 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers II 2015 Click Here
13 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers I 2015 Click Here
14 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers II 2014 Click Here
15 CDS General Knowledge Previous Year Question Papers I 2014 Click Here

Regular practice not only helps you develop marvelous skills to ace an examination but also empowers you to get better as time goes by. Once you attune yourself to constant practice with mock tests, the real examination no longer seems outlandish to you. So, practice hard, compromise it for nothing, and ace the CDS 2021 Exam this time. Here is Adda247 UPSC CDS Prime Test Series with 25 Full-Length Mocks for NDA II 2021, 22 Full-length Previous Year Paper, and 12 Full Length Mathematics Previous Year Paper.

CDS 2 2021 Examination Pattern: The written examination consists of the below subjects:

A) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100
Mathematics2 Hours100
SSB Test/Interview5 Days300

B) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100
SSB Test/Interview5 Days300


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