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    Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    i just need help in cds general awareness paper of cds.............. which book should i refer

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    Re: Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    Books for CDS General awareness ::

    General Awareness and Current Affairs Digest 2012
    by Krishna Reddy, M Laxmikanth
    Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Pvt, Ltd
    Price: Rs. 450

    General Knowledge 2013: Essential 'Knowledge Capsule' in General Awareness & Current Affairs
    by Manohar Pandey
    Publisher: Arihant Publications
    Price: Rs. 25

    General Knowledge and Current Affairs: Objective Type Questions 2013
    by Khanna, Verma
    Publisher: Upkar Prakashan
    Price: Rs. 30

    General Awareness & Current Affairs Digest 2011
    by M Laxmikanth, Reddy Krishna
    Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited
    Price: Rs. 399

    Encyclopaedia Of General Knowledge & General Awareness
    by Ravi Chopra
    Publisher: Asian Books
    Price: Rs. 295

    Books for CDS Examination ::

    English for Combined Defence Services Examination
    by Prasad
    Publisher: Tata Mgraw Hill
    Price: Rs. 250

    The Pearson Guide To English For The Combined Defence Services Examination
    by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    Publisher: Pearson Education
    Price: Rs. 210

    Mathematics For C.D.S.Entrance Exam.
    by R S Aggarwal
    Publisher: S.Chand Publishing
    Price: Rs. 275

    Combined Defence Services Examination
    by Jain, Kishore
    Publisher: Upkar Prakashan
    Price: Rs. 310

    The Pearson Guide to the Combined Defence Services Examination
    by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    Publisher: Pearson Education
    Price: Rs. 415

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    Re: Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    CDS stands for Combined Defence services examination and this examination is conducted by UPSC, twice in a year and to apply for this examination you need to complete your graduate degree course and your age should between 19 to 25 years. The examination is objective and there are 3 subjects in this examination, English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. You have to prepared well for this examination as per the pattern and syllabus, only then you will get success in this examination, the examination is very competitive and you need to prepared in advance, 1 year Preparation is needed to cracked this examination. Always prepared according to the syllabus and it is properly available in the Notification.

    You can refer these given books for best preparation, these books are easily available in the books stores. When you complete the syllabus then please try to solved previous year papers for best practice.

    CDS Exam Books:

    ## General Knowledge by M.Laxmikanth
    ## Combined Defence Services CDS Examination by Jain & Kishore
    ## CDS by Dr.H.B.Pandey
    ## General Knowledge by Muktikanta Mohanty
    ## General Knowledge by Upkar
    ## General Awareness by R. P. Verma.

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    Best General Knowledge Books For CDS and other Exam are following.

    UPKAR PUBLICATION


    GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

    OBJECTIVE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

    MODERN GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

    EVER LATEST GENERAL KNOWLEDGE


    ARIHANT PUBLICATION

    GENERAL AWARENESS FOR CDS

    COMPETITIVE GENERAL AWARENESS

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    Re: Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    Dear,CDS stands for Combined Defence Service exam

    This is an exam to join Defence services

    EXAM SYLLABUS : -

    1. General knowledge - 100 marks -------> 120 questions
    2. General english - 100 marks -------> 120 questions
    3. Elementary maths - 100 marks -------> 100 quesiotns



    Books to be Referred : -

    1. General knowledge - M.Laxmikanth
    2. General english - Hari prasad
    3. Elementary maths - R.S.Aggarwal




    IMPORTANT DATES OF CDS-2 EXAM (2012) : -

    • Notification releasing date is 02-06-2012
    • Applications releasing date is 02-07-2012
    • Exam date is 16-09-2012
    • Syllabus and best book for preparation of CDS exam are....

    • Syllabus for CDS exam:-
    • 1)For IMA,Naval Academy and Air Force Academy-
    • a.English.
    • b.General Knowledge.
    • c.Elementary Maths.


    2)For OTA:-
    a.English.
    b.General Knowledge.



    The eligibility criteria for CDS are...






    1)You should be a citizen of India.


    2)You should be graduate in any discipline.


    3)Your age should be between 20-25 years.


    4)You should be unmarried.


    5)You should be free from all types of diseases and disabilities.




    The important dates for CDS Exam:-


    CDS I exam notifications:-

    1. Date of Notification-29-10-2011
    2. Last date for receipt of Applications-28-11-2011
    3. Exam Date-12-02-2012
    CDS II exam notifications:-
    1. Date of Notification-02-06-2012
    2. Last date for receipt of Applications-02-07-2012
    3. Exam Date-16-09-2012
    some of the preferred books for its preparation are :











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    hello my dear friend ....................................


    there are many books for for cds some are as follows:-

    Books for CDS exam


    According to the Publications : -

    1) Upkar prakashan
    2) Kiran Prakashan
    3) Arihant publication
    4) S.Chand
    5) Tata McgrawHill Education private limited



    According to the Syllabus Topics : -

    1) General Knowledge - M.Laxmikanth
    2) General English - Hari prasad
    3) Eementray maths - R.S.Aggarwal



    Syllabus for the CDS exam : -

    1) General english
    2) General knowledge
    3) Elementary maths

    thank you and happy to help you

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    Re: Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    Friend,
    Many of the books are present for the CDSE exam among them some of the books are good and some of the books are the not much includes the good syllabus. If you find the some of the books which are good.

    You should be prepare with these books because many of the aspirants every year these books are referring According to me these books are top some what beneficial .You can choose the any one book and be read it very honestly and take the help of the seniors or experienced who have already read these books because they knew that which topics in this books are good and in which point you have to give the stress that type of the books you have to prefer

    S N Jha
    Publisher UPSC Portal

    R Gupta
    Publisher Ramesh publishing house

    UPKAR publishing house

    India Today

    Times of India news paper

    NCERT or CBSE books

    Mc. Grew

    A R Khan

    Archihant CDSE preparation

    R S. Aggrawal

    The candidates have to refer other books also I mentioned some of the popular books you can choose the other books also which you find it good.

    So it all depends on you which books you will refer .And also you can search in the net and try to find which books are selling much that book may be good.

    Thank You.

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    Re: Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    Dear

    CDS Means Combined Defence Service.
    This CDS Exam Is Conducting by Union Public Service.
    The Following are The Books
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    These are The Best Books for The General Awareness Books

    Eligibility For The CDS Exam:
    Citizen: Indian
    Sex: Males and Females
    Martial Status:Unmarried
    Educational Qualifications:Graduation
    Age:19-25 Years

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    Friend, there are lot of books of different writers & publications are available in the local market. Candidate have to pick and choose the best book out of them. I would like to suggest some beneficial books on my personal experience are mentioned below:FOR GENERAL STUDIES & AWARENESS: * Encyclopaedia of General Knowledge & General Awareness by Ravi Chopra * Lucent's General Knowledge * Arihant's General KnowledgeFOR CURRENT AFFAIRS: * Competition Success Review (monthly magazine) * Pratiyogita Darpan * India TodayFOR ENGLISH: * Pearson Guide to English for Combined Defence Service Examination * Arihant's Objective English * Arihant's English Learn SeriesFOR MATHEMATICS: * Quicker Maths by M. Tyra * Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggrawal

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    Re: Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    These are the General Awareness Books for CDS Exam :-











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    Re: Book to refer for CDS General Awareness?

    Dear Friend

    CDS stands for the Combined defence services examinations.It is conducted twice every year by the UPSC.

    General awareness is endless ,you cannot have command over it by just reading few books.

    For better command over it ,please go through

    1.Newspapers

    2.Magazines like CSR,India today etc.

    3.Listen to news bulletin.

    4.Read the given books




    all the best

    aashisranjan784

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    ::: Best General Awareness Books :::






    Guide To Banking General Awareness & Banking Aptitude Test
    Author: Rph Editorial Board







    General Awareness & Current Affairs Digest 2011
    Author: M Laxmikanth, Reddy Krishna






    General Awareness and Current Affairs Digest 2012
    Author: Krishna Reddy, M Laxmikanth






    Encyclopaedia Of General Knowledge & General Awareness
    Author: Ravi Chopra



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