# CDSE syllabus 2012

The last date for submission of aplication forms is 28 november 2011 for examiation that will be held on 12 February 2012.There will be 3 papers of 100 marks each and2 hours duration each.This CDSE examinatio nis held for admission into Military Academy,Naval Academy and Air Force Academy.The 3 papers are English,General Knowledge and Mathematics.

English will be tested in use of simple vocabulary and basic comprehension of passages and sentences.A middle level command of english is needed for phrase and structure in this paper.

General Knowledge of events that are happening all over the world and in India especially,curretn affairs,enviromental issues,general history,arts and day to day happenings of common subjects is a must.

Mathematics

Number System-Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions.

Unitary method-time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.

Elementary Number Theory- Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2,3,4,5,9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.

Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M. Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear equations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.

Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 0< x < 900,Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 00, 300, 450, 600 and 900,Simple trigonometric identities,Use of trigonometric tables,simple cases of heights and distances.

Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Loci.

Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.

Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.