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By | November 29, 2019

NDA/NA (National Defence Academy/Naval Academy) exam conduct by UPSC twice a year. Every year more than 5lakh aspirant applies for nda exam, 5000 to 6000 are selected for SSB Interview and only 500 to600 will become an officer in the Indian army.

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NDA 2019 Exam Pattern

UPSC conducts two papers in the NDA exam, first one in mathematics and second is GAT(General Ability Test).

1-The mode of the NDA exam is offline mode.

2- All the questions in the exam will be objective i.e., Multiple Choice Questions will be asked.

3-The medium of the exam will be bilingual(Hindi and English) with total 900 marks. The Mathematics paper contains 300 marks while the General Ability test holds 600 marks.

4- Out of 270 questions, 120 questions are from Mathematics and 150 questions from the General Ability section. 

5-  For every incorrect response, there will be negative marking in the examination. For maths, 0.83 marks, for English, 1.33 and for GK 1.33 marks will be deducted.


Total Marks 300 Marks
Total No. of Questions 120
Marks awarded for Correct answer 2.5 marks
Marks deducted for the wrong answer -0.85
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours

NDA Exam mathematics paper 2017 part -1- Download

NDA Exam mathematics paper 2017 part-2- Download

NDA Exam mathematics paper 2018- Download

NDA Exam mathematics paper 2018 2ND – Download

General Ability

Total Marks 600 marks
Total No. of Questions 150
No. of questions in English Section 50
No. Of questions in General knowledge Section 100
Maximum Marks for English 200 marks
Maximum Marks for G.K. 400 marks 
Marks for Correct Answer 4 marks in both sections
Marks for Incorrect Answer -1.33 marks in both sections
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours

NDA Exam GAT paper part 2017-1- Download

NDA Exam GATpaper part 2017-1- Download

NDA Exam GAT paper 2018- Download

NDA Exam GAT paper 2018 2ND- Download

Best books for qualifying NDA exam:-

Best Books for NDA Exam

1- Pathfinder NDA & NA by Arihant Publications

Buy the book from Amazon in English- Click here

Buy the book from Amazon in Hindi- Click here

2-NDA / NA Solved Paper

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Buy the book from Amazon in Hindi- Click here

3-Mathematics for NDA and NA by RS Aggarwal

Buy RS Aggarwal book from amazon- Click here

Also Read – MNS Exam Detail- 2019-20

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