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what are all will be asked in the nda examnation

Gehna Chawla 17th Sep, 2019


As per NDA 2019 exam analysis,

Maths paper was easy in terms of difficulty level. Most candidates have found the difficulty level of Maths paper to be easy to moderate.

NDA exam analysis 2019 includes questions asked in each section, topics and expected cutoff. According to previous year's exam analysis, Maths paper was moderate in terms of difficulty level while the GAT paper was moderate to difficult.

Many candidates found the Mathematics to be easy as compared to GAT.

MATHS - Questions in this section are asked from Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics & Probability, Calculus, Matrices and Determinants, etc. As per the exam analysis, questions asked in this section was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

ENGLISH- This paper carries 150 questions. Total marks allotted for this section is 600 marks. Last year, the overall difficulty of the GAT section was moderate to difficult.

I am attaching a link of question papers with solutions so that you can get to know about the exam pattern, types of questions asked, weightage and for future reference as well.

Thankyou, I hope it helps, feel free to approach for further queries


help to clear written exam , ssb , medical exam of NDA

Gehna Chawla 17th Sep, 2019


The examination for NDA will consist of two papers:

Mathematics (300 marks) and

General Ability Test (600 marks)

The candidates will be given a time of two and a half hours to finish the examination as the questions will be objective type questions.

Tips for NDA SSB written exam ;

  1. You can go through NCERT books for concept clarity and revision.Class 12th books must be referred for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry sections and Class 10th books for Biology, Geography, History, Political Science, and Economics
  2. make sure that your concepts are absolutely clear so that you can score well in subjects like maths.
  3. you can make a revision sheet for maths which consists of all basic points and formulas.
  4. Revise basic grammar rules to score high in reading comprehension, basic grammar and vocabulary.
  5. never take the english part lightly as it has a weightage of 200 marks.
  6. you should be known to current affairs as well,  be prepared for Environment Science and General Science.
  7. Current Affairs is one of the most important sections in the entrance exam. The candidates must be well aware of the events that took place, at least five years ago
  8. Practice at least one sample paper before sitting for the exam. This will help in understanding the exam pattern and bring better clarity on how to attempt the same.

All The Best

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Nda maths question paper 2019 1

Gehna Chawla 16th Sep, 2019

Hello Vibhor,

i am providing with you a link which will provide  you with NDA maths paper--questions with solutions and proper explanation.

Thankyou, I hope it helps, feel free to approach for further queries.


which type of ques on should try to solve if one wants to clear NDA

Anupam Kumar Student Expert 15th Sep, 2019

Hey there

NDA syllabus is same as your 11th and 12th. You will not have to do anything extra just focus on your maths very much. You can study from Rd Sharma for physics HC Verma will be more than sufficient and for chemistry NCERT. Also you should solve previous year NDA question bank it will help you a lot.

Good luck


can a medical student give nda exam

Payal 14th Sep, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt. yes a medical student can give nda exam as the candidate has completed 12th standard prov he fulfills other eligibility criteria. NDA - NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY entrance exam conducted by UPSC twice every year as NDA-I and NDA-II to join Indian Army, Navy and Air Force wing of NDA.


without give exam any way to join nda if any please ask me

Ayshi Ghosh Student Expert 13th Sep, 2019

Hello Ajinkya,

There is only one way to join the National Defense academy and that is through their examination. The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force. After the written examination, one needs to clear the SSB interview and after that only you can join.


if i Dont want to give exam so which road i enter in nda

Ayshi Ghosh Student Expert 13th Sep, 2019

Hello Ajinkya,

I'm sorry but there is no other road to the National Defense Academy. To be in the final merit list of the National defense academy, one has to clear the written examination, the SSB interview and finally the medical examination. All the best!


Is chemistry and physics, important for NDA

Sunanda Dhar Student Expert 12th Sep, 2019

Chemistry is not any criteria to get into NDA . actually chemistry is part of NDA/Na 's second paper known as gat(general adaptability test ) which is conducted by upsc . Gat is divided into two sections first one consist 50 question of english comprises synonyms , antonyms , idioms,passage reading ,spotting error. Second part comprises question of history , geography,polity,physics , chemistry, polity , current affairs now it has been cleared that chemistry is not any criteria for nda but it is part of paper but as u asked necessary ,so yes it is necessary if u want to score high marks in gat paper because it's contribution in paper is 20 to 25 question .so yeah it becomes necessary for candidate to prepare well in order to score high.

NDA Physics Syllabus

The following topics are included in the Physics section of NDA :

Mass, Force and Momentum, Gravitation, Sound waves and their properties, Natural and Artificial Magnets, Measurement of Electrical Power, Weight, Motion of objects, Power and Energy, Change of State and Latent Heat, Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Conductors and Non-conductors, Density, Velocity and Acceleration, Effects of Heat, Modes of transference of Heat, Properties of a Magnet, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current, Volume, Principle of Archimedes, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Parallelogram of Forces, elementary ideas of work, Measurement of temperature and heat, Rectilinear propagation of Light, Human Eye, Earth as a Magnet, Primary and Secondary Cells, Specific Gravity, Pressure Barometer, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Reflection and refraction, Heating, Simple musical instruments, Use of X-Rays, Static and Current Electricity, Ohm’s Law Simple Electrical Circuits.

Feel free to ask me in the comment box if you are having any further doubts

hope you find it helpful

Good Luck!


should NDA exam be given on basis of 11th standard?

Ankhi Banerjee 12th Sep, 2019


For NDA examination, knowledge from both classes 11 and 12 will be required. There will be chapters as well from classes below 12 in the examination. The NDA I paper will consist of maths and general ability test while the NDA II paper will comprise of only general ability test which are divided into partA and part B where part A includes english and general knowledge while part B includes physics, Chemistry, General Science, History, Freedom Movement etc, Geography and Current Events. The duration for both NDA I and NDA II is 2hours 30 minutes.

In the link mentioned below, jump to the syllabus part to get a more detailed view of the syllabus.

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