CDS OTA previous year question papers with answers pdf download

Are you looking for CDS OTA (Officer’s training academy) previous year question papers with answers pdf? Then in this blog you will get CDS OTA last 5 years (2016-2020) previous year question papers pdf for free.

The previous year’s question paper is one of the most important study materials for any examination like the CDS (Combined defense service) exam. The CDS exam is conducted for OTA, INA, IMA & AFA and in this blog we have given the previous year’s questions paper pdf for the OTA exam which you can download from below.

Previous year questions paper of CDS OTA include English and general knowledge section question paper which will help you to understand the type of questions, question pattern and difficulty level of questions that you will face in the exam.

CDS OTA previous year question papers with answers pdf download
CDS OTA previous year question papers with answers pdf download

Moreover, aspirants should be aware that CDS AFA, INA, IMA exam consist of three papers English, GK and mathematics while OTA consists of two papers English and GK. The same questions of English, GK are asked in all the academy exams. So, students can use the below previous year question paper of English & GK for all the academy exams of CDS.

CDS [2016-2022] previous year question paper pdf :

As you all are aware that CDS exam is conducted twice in a year as CDS-I and CDS-II. After qualifying the written exam, aspirants need to appear for SSB interview for final selection. The CDS written exam is conducted offline and MCQs are asked.

According to the previous year’s question paper of CDS general knowledge, we found that in the CDS GK exam you will face a total of 120 objective questions which carry marks 100 which implies that for every correct answer 0.83 marks will be given and there is negative marking of 1/3rd (0.27) marks for every wrong answer. Analyzing the questions papers given us the idea of topics from which questions are asked, for more details kindly read below.

Similarly, when we analyze the previous year’s question paper of CDS English, we found that a total of 120 Multiple choice questions are asked in which for every correct answer you will get 0.83 marks and there is a negative marking of -0.27 marks for every incorrect answer. There is no plenty for unattempted questions. The paper is total of 100 marks.

CDS OTA Previous Years Question Papers pdf with answer key [2016-2022]:

Below you can download CDS OTA GK and English questions paper pdf along with answer key of some that we have provided.

CDS OTA GK previous year question paper with answer download:

YearQuestions pdfAnswer pdf
CDS-I GK 2016Question downloadcoming soon
CDS-II GK 2016Question downloadAnswers download
CDS-I GK 2017Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II GK 2017Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I GK 2018Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II GK 2018Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I GK 2019Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II GK 2019Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I GK 2020Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II GK 2020Question download
CDS-I GK 2021Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II GK 2021Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I GK 2022Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II GK 2022Question downloadComing soon

When you analyze the CDS General knowledge previous year questions paper, you will understand the topics from where the questions are asked in the exam. Looking at the questions paper we analyze that generally questions are asked from general awareness science (Physics, chemistry & Biology), general awareness social studies (History, polity, geography & Economy), current affairs & static GK. You should focus on these topics to prepare for the CDS GK exam. For more details of important topic and syllabus, refer to CDS OTA Exam syllabus.

CDS OTA English previous year question paper with answers Download:

YearQuestions pdfAnswer pdf
CDS-I English 2016Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II English 2016Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I English 2017Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II English 2017Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I English 2018Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II English 2018Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I English 2019Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II English 2019Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I English 2020Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II English 2020Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I English 2021Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II English 2021Question downloadComing soon
CDS-I English 2022Question downloadComing soon
CDS-II English 2022Question downloadComing soon

Analyzing the English previous year questions paper of CDS OTA, we conclude that in English Questions are asked from topics like Idioms and Phrases, Spotting Errors Questions, Sentence Arrangement Questions, Synonyms & Antonyms, Selecting Words, Ordering of Sentence etc. So, to prepare for the English paper for the CDS exam, you should focus more on these topics. Moreover, you can also check the CDS OTA syllabus for more details.

FAQs: CDS Previous year question paper

What are the benefits of CDS OTA previous year question paper?

There are various benefits of previous year’s question paper, such as :
1) CDS OTA previous year question paper will give you an idea of the difficulty level of questions asked or how detailed within the topic questions are asked in the exam so that you can prepare accordingly.
2) They help you to understand the exam pattern of CDS OTA.
3) Solving a previous year’s question paper will give you an idea of your weak area, which you can improve before the actual exam.
4) Sometime questions are repeated from the previous year’s question paper, so solving them helps you to solve that questions quickly.

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