Best books to prepare for NDA 2019
Aklanta Chetia Wanniang, 11 Dec 2018, #NDA

Best Books to Prepare for NDA 2019 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts NDA exam twice annually in the months of April and September. Although over 3 lakh candidates appear for NDA written test every year, only a small percentage of them qualify the exam stage and are called for SSB Interview. The most common reason for not qualifying the exam involves inappropriate books/ study material. Therefore, to ace the exam stage, candidates must know the best books to prepare for NDA 2019. UPSC will release the online NDA application form 2019 along with the notification on January 9. The Commission is scheduled to conduct NDA 1 on April 21, 2019. Careers360 brings ‘Best Books to Prepare for NDA 2019’ so candidates are better informed regarding the best books of the exam.

NDA 2019 – Exam Dates

The exam dates of NDA 2019 has been given in the table below for the feasibility of candidates so that they do not miss any event related to NDA 2019.

Events

NDA 1

Notification of NDA 1

January 9, 2019

NDA application form

January 9 - February 4, 2019

Admit card to be issued from

Last week of March 2019

NDA 2019 written exam

April 21, 2019

NDA result for written exam

June 2019

What to study for NDA 2019 written exam?

Candidates should be familiar with the topics of the written exam before starting their preparation for the exam. The written exam will consist of two papers – Mathematics and General Ability Test. The difficulty level of the questions asked in both the papers of the written exam will be similar to that of class 10 and 12. NDA syllabus 2019 comprises the complete list of topics required for the exam. The syllabus of the written test has been provided below.

Important topics of Mathematics and General Ability test

Subjects

Topic

Mathematics

Complex number

Integration

Conic section

Probability

Mean median mode variance deviation

Function

Integration

Conic section

Probability

Permutation combination

Sequence and series

Differentiation

Trigonometry

Coordinate Geometry of two and three dimensions

Vector

General Ability Test

Physics

History

Geography

Chemistry

General Science

Current Events


Since candidates are now aware of the important topics required for NDA 2019, we have compiled the best books for NDA exam that comprises the complete syllabus in the section below.

Which are the best books to prepare for NDA 2019?

There are numerous books flooding the market which claims to be the best books for the preparation of NDA 2019 exam. As a result, candidates might end up choosing the books that are inferior in quality. Furthermore, candidates sometimes end up buying expensive books that do not cover all particulars related to the subject or exam. In order to save candidates’ invaluable time, the best books available for the written exam of NDA 2019 have been listed below to aid candidates in strengthening their basics and resolve their doubts.

Best Books to prepare for NDA 2019 – Written examination

Book Name

Author/Publisher

Pathfinder for NDA & NA National Defence Academy Naval Academy Entrance Examination

Arihant

Let's Crack NDA Exam - National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination

SSBCrack

Study Package for NDA/NA Entrance Exam

Tata McGraw-Hill Education India

Chapterwise-Sectionwise Solved Papers NDA & NA

Arihant

Best books to prepare for NDA - Mathematics

Book Name

Author/Publisher

Mathematics for NDA/NA: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy

RS Aggarwal

Study Package Mathematics NDA/NA Entrance Exam

Arihant

Quantitative Aptitude for competitive examinations

RS Aggarwal

NDA Entrance Exam

E. S. Ramasamy

Best books to prepare for NDA 2019 - General Ability Test (GAT)

Book Name

Author/Publisher

General Knowledge 2019

Arihant

General Science Guide for Competitive Exams – CSAT/ NDA/ CDS/ Railways/ SSC/ UPSC/ State PSC/ Defence

Disha

History Of Modern India

Bipan Chandra

Science and Technology in India

Kalpana Rajaram: Spectrum

Oxford School Atlas

Oxford

Social Problems In India (Indian Society – GS1)

Ram Ahuja

Objective General English for Competitive Exams

S.P. Bakshi

NDA 2019 - Preparation tips

The general preparation tips of NDA examination has been given below to help candidates prepare better for the exam:

  • To qualify the exam stage, candidates must be familiar with the NDA exam pattern including marking scheme, number of questions and topics

  • To prepare for the exam, candidates should prepare a study plan allotting specific time for each topic

  • Candidates must extensively solve NDA question papers of previous years and sample papers to secure better marks in the exam

  • Candidates should also attempt mock tests on a regular basis to know the areas of their strengths and weaknesses

  • Candidates must read newspapers and magazines regularly to stay updated with current affairs

  • Making notes on the harder topics will aid candidates while revising for the exam

  • To solve all questions within the specified time, candidates must decide the amount of time they should allot for each question

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