UPSC NDA 01 2020 Exam Postponed due to COVID-19

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UPSC NDA written exam has been postponed due to COVID-19 OR Due to Outbreak of novel Corona Virus in the country.The exam was scheduled on 19 April 2020 but has been postponed till further notice by UPSC. The new exam date will be announced by the UPSC soon.

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About NDA

The Scheme and Syllabus of Examination

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION …The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:—

Mathematics Subject Code(01)

Duration 2½ Hours

Maximum Marks- 300

General Ability Test (02)

Duration-2½ Hours

Maximum Marks-600

SSB Test/Interview-900

Penalty for wrong Answers

One third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty

Educational Qualifications

(i) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy :—12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

(ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy :—12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION PAPER-I MATHEMATICS (Code No. 01) (Maximum Marks-300)

  • ALGEBRA
  • MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS
  • TRIGONOMETRY
  • ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY OF TWO AND THREE DIMENSION
  • DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS
  • INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
  • VECTOR ALGEBRA
  • STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

PAPER-II GENERAL ABILITY TEST (Code No. 02) (Maximum Marks—600)

Part ‘A’—ENGLISH (Maximum Marks—200) -The question paper in English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workman like use of words. The syllabus covers various aspects like : Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.

Part ‘B’—GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Maximum Marks—400)– General Knowledge, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Geography, Current Events etc. 

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