Combined Defence Services (CDS) II 2016 exam was conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), in 41 centers across the country, yesterday, October 23, 2016. About 2.25 lakh candidates appeared for the CDS exam which is conducted twice a year.
PaGaLGuY spoke to some candidates about the general knowledge paper conducted yesterday, October 23. Most of the candidates had a prior experience of appearing for CDS exam and they felt that questions were very service related. Questions on Indian Polity and Science and technology were given equal weightage. Topics like current affairs and modern Indian history did not seem to be occupy much space in CDS 2 2016 exam. As per the tentative schedule, UPSC is expected to declare the results of the written test in January 2017.
A total of 413 vacancies have been notified in CDS 2 2016 exam for entry in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Men and Women), Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, and Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala.
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