"UPSC CDS 2 English Exam to be conducted on 4 September,2022. Candidates qualifying the written examination will appear for the SSB interview."
UPSC CDS 2 English Exam: Union Public Service conducts the Combined Defence Services Exam annually to select potential candidates for serving the country. CDS 2 English paper comprises 120 questions. The duration of the exam is 2 hours. The total marks allotted to the section are 100. Candidates qualifying for the written examination will appear for the SSB interview. The final selection of the candidate depends on the SSB interview round. Along with English, the CDS paper also comprises Mathematics and General Knowledge sections.
UPSC CDS 2 English Exam Important Topics
The following topics are expected in the UPSC CDS 2 English exam.
- Spotting Errors
- Sentence Improvement
- Active and Passive voice
- Direct and Indirect speech
- Parts of speech
- Completion of the sentence
- Word substitution
CDS 2 English Exam Tips
Given below are some exam tips for UPSC CDS 2 English exam
- Make notes of new topics
- Read English newspapers daily
- Try solving previous year’s question papers.
- Candidates must focus on Nouns and Prepositions.
- Brush up your grammar skills
- Candidates must read the CDS best books for English.
- Questions about error detection, grammar usage, idiom and phrases vocabulary, etc., are asked.
To attain good marks in the English section, the candidate must go through topics like Sentence arrangements, spot the errors and cloze tests.
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