Union Public Service Commission UPSC conducts Combined Defence Services Examination twice a year in which huge number of aspirants fill up the forms just to get a good job & serve their nation. Well most of candidate search for CDS Question Papers in order to get the level of the examination. You are on right place we have provided the CDS maths last year question paper, download them through the link given below & also try to solve them only if you are prepared for this examination. CDS Elementary Mathematics Papers help the students in many ways, firstly they get an idea about the exam & secondly some questions will be prepared as most of the questions are same in exam just the digits are changed. Maths for CDS exam is most important as you can score high in mathematics if you practice hard enough. All the best for the examination & your preparation just be focused on what you want to achieve rather than thinking of hurdles.

Question1. A number consists of two digits. The sum of the digits is 10. On reversing the digits of the number, the number decreases by 36. What is the product of the two digits?

1. 21
2. 24
3. 36
4. 42

Question2. Which one among the following statements is correct?

1. Simple bar diagrams are those diagrams are those diagrams which show two characteristics of the data
2. In pie diagrams all the items are converted into angles
3. A bar diagram is one in which data are shown in terms of bars
4. Bar diagram present data through length & breath

Question3. ABCD is a rhombus with diagonals AC and BD. Then which one among the following is correct?

1. AC and BD bisect each other but no necessarily perpendicular to each other.
2. AC and BD are perpendicular to each other but not necessarily bisect each other
3. AC and BD bisect each other and perpendicular each other
4. AC and BD neither bisect each other nor perpendicular to each other

Question4. The HCF of two numbers is 98 and their LCM 2352. The sum of the numbers may be

1. 1372
2. 1398
3. 1426
4. 1484

Question5. X can do work in 16 days. in how any days will the work be completed by Y if the efficiency of Y is 60% more than that of X?

1. 10 days
2. 12 days
3. 25 days
4. 30 days

Question6. If K is a positive integer, then every square integer is of the form

1. 4K
2. 4K or 4K+3
3. 4K+1 or 4K+3
4. 4Kor 4K+1

Question7. A train running at the speed of 72 Km goes past a pole in 15 seconds. What is the length of the train?

1. 150 m
2. 200 m
3. 300 m
4. 350 m
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## 102 thoughts on “UPSC CDS Elementary Mathematics Previous Papers Download Last Years”

1. Hi Rajeev,

1. Good

1. Sir,I am student of b.tech 3rd year from mechanical branch I completed my 3rd year recently I would have to clear the CDS exam in the year I am eligible for CDS (officer training academy) and which books are prepared for CDS exam Is there any questions are related to b.tech basic concepts and how to download previous papers plzzz reply me

1. No, there are no questions related to B.Tech or any other graduation degree.

2. arihant pathfinder ..
its best for u

2. You can click on respective year of whom, question paper you want and then practice the questions written in it.

2. Sir I am preparing for CDS examination 2 which is released in September 8 of 2017 I want all the study material that is necessary for cds examination please sir please send me I am waiting for the material so that I can start preparation on Cds
examination as in previous time also I got rejected without having a proper material so please sir I will be waiting for your reply as soon as I receive the Cds examination all study material from you I will be start planning please sir I will be be waiting for your reply

1. Hi Hari,
All the required material for CDS preparation is made available on this website. Just search for UPSC CDS in search box and you will find ample of study material. Practice the questions and refer to best of books, you will be able to score very well in exam.

1. Sir, i am student of B tech 2nd year from mechanical branch and i would have to clear the CDS exam in the next year , so i would hope to give me help in the preparation for CDS , some motivations and also give me tips for making the schedule for cds while doing my btech study . Sir i am more confused about it what should i do , while doing my study of B tech ,i havn’t take time to study of CDS material So plzzz help me sir …must reply sir

1. Hi Abhishek,
The questions from the maths subject are asked in mixed format. If in last year the questions came from particular section, then also it is not sure that the same topic will be focused this time. So, all topics need to be prepared well.

1. Hi Abhishek,
The questions in CDS exam are of 12th standard, but the questions are asked on basic concepts which may include 10th class level questions too.

1. Hi Kiran,
These questions will be easy for you also if you practice them daily and you have clear concepts.

2. Respected Sir,
I am engineering student i am prepare for cds exam sir, please tell me how to prepare for cds exam and which book i will refer. Give some guide line how to crack cds exam.

1. Yes, you can

3. my name is bhavesh, i want to know that i am in engineering 3rd year and i want join indian navy ….can i join and how ??

4. Hii sir… I am studying in sybsc I want to join Indian air force so may I apply for CDS examination in my next year or after completion of graduation??? And sir I want to ask you that how can I prepare for this exam while doing my graduation study??? Plz give me some motivation and imp tips to prepare for this exam….. Plz reply sir

1. No you cannot apply for IAF from CDS. Girls are only allowed for OTA, which will induct you into Indian Army. If you want to join the IAF, you should go for the AFCAT exam.

5. Sir ,
Im doing my msc in mathematics . Im appearing for the current exam of cds in february i dont understand why girls are not eligible for giving maths paper we only have OTA paper. Why dont we have other paper exam???

6. Hi Sir,
I’m Gowtham. Now am Preparing for CDS Exam. My Age is now exactly 24. Is i am Eligible for attending Exam? I am willing to work in Officers Training Academy. In School & College not in NCC.

7. hiii how can I perpare well for the elementary maths exam as I am the students of biology I have left maths after 10th class ?

8. Hay Sir! my student Mr.Sukhen Sinha student of Class XII want to become an officer in great ‘Indian Army’. How can I make tips for himself? Or, how can he prepare himself for fourthcoming NDA exam ? He is now 17+..Please help….

1. Hi,
For your student, you can make the notes of each subject that is part of NDA exam. Tell him all the tips and tricks to solve the questions in faster manner. Prepare him for the exam by referring him the best NDA books and tell him to practice the question papers of NDA. You will find all the material on this website. Use SEARCH box in right top corner and type NDA.

1. Hi Suhani,
To attempt GATE paper, you need to be a graduate.

1. Yes, it is an issue during SSB.

9. Resected sir,

I am student of bsc2 .I want to clear CDs exam in first attempt but I am unable to take coaching. What I do please tell me and guide me.

1. Hi Nitesh,
There is no need of coaching, you can follow correct books and papers to crack it.

10. Sir
I’m b.tech 2nd year student . I want to clear cds exam so sir please tell me how to prepare for this exam

1. Hi Shanker,
You can crack the CDS paper, just be confident and prepare well using best CDS books and old question papers.

1. Hi Saurav,
You can prepare the CDS paper from the books and the old question papers. They will help you to prepare well for the exam.

11. respected sir, I just completed my graduation and now interested in CDS- OTA EXAM.. I am from nursing field and have only my last one year for applying, so need some guidance for syllabus, and which study material i should prefer.. n m I taking the right decision.. m confused.. please provide me guidance..

1. Hi Priyanka,
Yes, why not You should give CDS exam with full of confidence. Follow below steps to crack it-
1) Refer to its syllabus. Make your time table to study accordingly.
2) Follow the best of books for CDS exam to prepare the syllabus.
3) Once syllabus is prepared, use CDS old question papers to learn and practice questions related to syllabus.

1. Hi Deepak,
It is not the case, it is the matter of interest of going to Defence sector.

1. Hi Ashish,
Yes you can apply for CDS paper.

12. Respected Sir i am final year engineering students I want to prepare for cds exam. Guide me to how start cds exam study

1. Hi Sagar,
Start referring to CDS books and question papers, you will be best prepared for CDS paper in this manner.

13. Sir
I am student or b.sc last year.i would have clear cds exam.so give me help in the preparation cds exam.

1. Hi Navi,
You can practice the papers for CDS from above books and question papers links. They will prepare you best for the exam.

1. Hi Sanjeev,
CDS paper is not subject specific; anyone who has done graduation can apply for CDS exam.

14. Respected Sir,
I am B.sc student i am prepare for cds exam sir, please tell me how to prepare for cds exam and which book i will refer. Give some guide lineplease.

1. Hi Sachin,

15. Sir.om a student of 1st year I want to prepare for CDS EXAMINATION..so pls guide me properly how to prepare for the examination and give me some useful details related to it.

1. Hi Akshansha,
For CDS, it is very important to have core knowledge of GK. Be connected to world everyday by reading newspaper and listening news. The questions of maximum weightage are asked from this section. Next comes English section which should be prepared in proper way.
There are several Good books available on internet for CDS, you can refer them for your better knowledge. Also you can practice the old question papers of CDS. All these things are available on our website; Just use SEARCH button properly.

16. hi i/m looking for solved gk questions post2014-. Even after cilicking on gk link maths question paper pops up. kindly fix 🙂

1. Hi Vikram,
Thanks for correcting, it is fixed 🙂

17. In sb question paper ki answer key kha milegi… plz tell.

1. Hi All,
Please check papers are sent to you all on your respective IDs.

18. do i get solution of previous paper in pdf

19. I am student of 3rd year is it possible to clear CDs once a time ……if yes then how……..pzzz gve me some tips

1. Yes, you can give CDS exam.

20. Where is the answer key ?

21. Where is the answer key and missing cds1 2013ppr

22. good

23. hi sir i am shailendra kumar pal now i am in bsc4th year student and also i have a ncc C certificate with B rade .can i passed the exam or direct SSB. please advised me

1. Hi Shailendra,
yes you can apply for the exam and can surely clear it.

24. Sir,I am in b.com 3rd year and I have applied for the coming exam of cds. Please suggest me the best book for it and if possible please send some question papers for it on my ID.

25. hi sir I am Alokesh Das and I am a student of B.A 3rd year .My subject is Sanskrit .Am i able to clear the CDS exam ?

26. hello sir i m bsc final year student can i apply upse cds exam

1. Hi ved,
Yes you can

1. Hi Pratap,
Yes you can apply for CDS is you are under age limit prescribed by UPSC.

27. Sir, I have completed my BE Mechanical this year. I wanted to know that first we have to appear for cds 1 and then cds 2 exam. Because cds 2 exam notification is out and they have not mentioned anything about this stuff of my doubt.

1. Hi Pratik,
It is not the case that you have to sit in both CDS 1 & CDS 2. CDS (I) & CDS (II) is referred so because UPSC conducts CDS exam twice every year. You can register for CDS (II) exam and start your preparations for CDS exam.

28. Hey sir,
Plz suggest me the best book of english nd general knowledge for prepation of OTA

29. Hello Sir,

I am pursuing BCA 2nd year but in my degree have 3 year gap. So, can I eligible for CDS Exam

1. Hi Rahul,
For CDS you need a graduation degree or you can apply once you are in last year of your degree course. Secondly, you should be within age limit as prescribed by UPSC.

30. sir, im 3rd year engineering student .am i was elogible to write the cds exam? because i heard that only final year students and graduates can apply.

1. Hi,
You can apply for CDS in last year of your graduation degree and after that.

31. Hello sir …I am bsc 3rd year student.I am apply for CDS exam.its my first attempt for so please give some advice for CDS OTA preparation…and also provide previous year question papers

1. Hi Kalpana,
We have provided all CDS study material on this website and you can refer it from above given links. Refer to best of books for CDS preparation.

32. hlo sir…pls tell me….latest syllabus .

OTA cds exm…