UPSC CDS II Officers Training Academy OTA 2014 Question Paper Download PDF

Union Public Service Commission UPSC every year conducts a recruitment exam through which candidates are selected to serve our nation. Well most of the candidates are searching for the UPSC CDS Officer Training Academy OTA question papers so that they can prepare & practice previous year question papers. You are on right page we have presented OTA II 2014 question paper in which generally only two subjects are there English & General Knowledge. Download link is given below open it & download.

Look at the underlined part of each sentence & there will be better substitutes given below in order to improve sentences.

Question1. I think his feet are bigger than any boy in town.

  1. His feet are bigger than many boys in town
  2. His feet are bigger than no boys in town
  3. His feet are bigger than any other boys in town
  4. No Improvement

Question2. I haven’t hardly studied for this examination.

  1. Hardly I have studied
  2. I have hardly studied
  3. Not hardly I have studied
  4. No Improvement

Question3. As you look across the street, lighted windows can be seen.

  1. You saw lighted windows
  2. Lighted windows may be seen
  3. You can see lighted windows
  4. No Improvement

Question4. Born of poor, illiterate farm workers Lincoln rose to become the president of USA.

  1. Raised to become
  2. Arose to become
  3. Risen to become
  4. No Improvement

Question5. The teacher taught the studies that the moon goes round the earth.

  1. The moon went round the earth.
  2. The moon is going round the earth
  3. The moon has gone round the earth
  4. No Improvement

Which word is nearly opposite to the meaning of the original word?

Question6. Fresh

  1. Laden
  2. Soft
  3. Sour
  4. Stale

Question7. Timid

  1. Bold
  2. Bashful
  3. Nervous
  4. Soft

Question8. Create

  1. Destroy
  2. Envy
  3. Satisfy
  4. Begin

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  1. Ankita Das says:

    Sir/ ma’am
    I want to be an army officer , i’m in 10th standard can I appear for OTA examination after completing my 12th class , is it necessary to complete my graduation then only I can able to write exam for OTA?. I’m preparing hard for it.

    1. Yes Ankita, It is important to get your degree.


      1. nda is only for boys. if girls want to join defence then they can only apply after graduation .

    3. sandeep dadhwal says:

      yes, graduation is needed for appearing in OTA examination

    4. Sir I m applying for ota nd my graduation is completed please can you send me some materialin my mail for my ota preparation.

    5. Adhiyaman says:

      Yes sister… After completing your 12th std you must be graduated at any degree from any of the recoganized instituion or college. Then only u r eligible for applyinf OTA. GOOD LUCK….

    6. U need to clear graduation

      ..U can appear in appearing graduation also

  2. veena miranda says:

    its really goo n helpful in preparation for cds examination

  3. taruna sharma says:

    Sir i have completed my bsc wid (physics n maths)…is there any particular % required to apply for OTA …n also is there any interview after written exam ..

    1. Hi,
      You can apply for CDS, no there is no particular % to apply for it.

      1. abhi sir, I need ota study material

        ….please send me my email id

      2. Haeshad yadav says:

        thank you mr. Abhi for this

        good job …carry on

  4. Taruna sharma says:

    Sir i have completed my bsc(maths n physics)..n is there any particular % required to apply for dis …n is there any interview after clearing written exam for OTA

  5. Hi
    I’m anjali and i have done my bsc now I want to be an army officer. How can I apply for OTA , what should I do plz help me ..

    1. You can apply online for CDS exam as soon as the application form is released by UPSC. Then you can prepare for it by using best books and question papers.

    2. Anonymous says:

      Hi Anjali, You should apply for CDS exam. Checkout syllabus and paper pattern online.

  6. Vaishali P. B says:

    please refer any link for solved sample papers of cds exam.

  7. sir
    I m Persuing bsc with chemistry n physics .m I capable for CDS For ota specially

    1. Hi Saloni,
      Being a girl you can only apply for OTA and yes in your last year of degree you can apply for CDS.

  8. VINAY MISHRA says:

    i hv completed and i want to know how i prepared GK for cds OTA exam .pls suggest me the right way

    1. Hi Vinay,
      CDS Preparation material is sent to your ID, please check.

      1. abdul saleem says:

        can I get sample papers for OTA exam plz

  9. Hello sir
    M doing b tech with branch cse… As i have checked .. There is no vacancy for cse students…. Please suggest me all the possible ways .. I can apply after my b tech….
    Highly thankful to uh

    1. HI Deepti,
      You can apply for CDS exam in your last year of B.Tech also. Its only graduation that is required regardless of domain.

  10. Is girls only eligible for OTA? Can we fill cds ?

    1. Yes Arick,
      Girls are allowed for OTA exam in CDS.

  11. I’m a national level sportsman and graduate in physics(74%).I want to be an army officer.Pls suggest for what post I must apply for and which is best for my career.

    1. Hi Nita,
      For girls, only OTA is allowed i CDS.
      For boys, you can apply for any 3 posts- Naval, Air Force, Army as per your choice.

    2. To be an airforce officer what forms are to be filled by girls?
      What is the procedure?

      1. Hi Arick,
        For girls, CDS OTA is only option for defence.

        1. But then how girls become pilot

  12. Why we can’t download previous year question papers..
    all links are secured here…

    1. Hi Pritee,
      You can view the papers and you can prepare the question papers from there.

  13. Sir if there are some special sit or vacany in cds for Ncc candidates or sports player

  14. tejaswi atla says:

    i am applied for OTA.
    how can i get previous papers

  15. K jyoshna says:

    Hello sir,
    I hav completed can I prepare for ota exam. Sir please suggest me.

  16. Abhi Saras says:

    Hello Sir,

    I have complated B.A and i want to know that how can i prepared gk for OTA and how can i get OTA previous paper.

  17. Sir I am pursuing in 12th without maths and want sample paper for cds ota exam so that I can prepare myself after BA.

  18. suraj rawaj says:

    my graduation is appearing
    can i apply for OTA.

  19. From where can i get the detailed syllabus of GK section?

  20. mahendra pal says:

    Hi ,
    I am mahendra pal .I want to OTA previous year paper pdf file .if u have pls snd me

  21. Hi
    can u plz suggest me any website to practice questions (both English & gk) for OTA examination?

      1. sir there is 12o question r given for both paper (OTA) is it carried 1 mark for 1 question

  22. Malkeet SIngh says:

    math is compulsory for cds ota e exam.

  23. I hav done bac agri can i write cds exam

  24. Sir how do I prepared my Gk

  25. chandra Tamang says:

    can you send me solved sample paper for ota (non technical ) womens and previous years questions paper too..

  26. Hi, i am 25 years old and have done btech but the degree i got is in 7 years

  27. Yogesh dutt says:

    without math arts student can eligible for ota

  28. Aarooshi Joshi says:

    Hi, i want to prepare for OTA exam. Please provide me study material for the same.

  29. Nisha Yadav says:

    I want to know about the syllabus of CDS OTA Exam
    I want to know whether maths is included or not

  30. Ankur srivastava says:

    Is this exam is in both the languages… Hindi and English too….??

  31. Atul Yadav says:

    Sir meta bsc 3rd year ab start hua h Kya me bhi apply kr sakta hu or OTA KA question paper bilingual hota h kya

  32. DIKSHA VERMA says:

    Can you please which type of GENERAL KNOWEDGE questions asked in CDS OTA?
    It also includes related subjects like SOCIAL STUDIES,SCIENCE etc?

    1. DIKSHA VERMA says:

      sorry KNOWLEDGE

  33. Heena Rao says:

    Sir, Can I get Study Material for OTA .

  34. Pratiksha pundir says:

    May I know the syllabus for cds OTA exams

  35. Danish ali says:

    sir, cds ka exam Hindi me aata hai ????

  36. Hlwww Sir.. . … will u plzzz send me the solved papers for cds ota….
    I really want to be a army officer..
    Nd 1 more thing.. is only gk nd English is nessecery for this or … others also

    1. Yes, only English & GK is part of CDS OTA section. You can practice the question papers for CDS from the website itself.

  37. Namratha Sree says:

    Hello sir/madam
    how should I prepare for OTA exam now and i have already applied for the exam.Can anyone mail me OTA previous 10 years papers ([email protected])

  38. shubham katariya says:

    sir may i get the study material for CDS !

  39. Mrinal Fouzdar says:

    Hi sir …ma 12th pass kiya avi OTA exam da sakta huu kaya???

  40. Mahesh waran M says:

    Hello bro. I have complete my gradution so you may send the study materials for OTA

    1. Hi Mahesh,
      You can practice the study material which we have provided on the website.


    सर ओटीए मे पास होने के लिए कितना अंक लाना होगा ।

    1. Hi Prince,
      CDS OTA has different cut off every year and so it is based on UPSC how the marking is being done. For OTA, General Studies & English are the only syllabus course and so you need to get the minimum passing marks in these subjects.

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