NDA is a national level entrance exam conducted by UPSC twice a year. NDA 1 is scheduled for April 23, 2017 and NDA 2 is scheduled for September 10, 2017. The qualified candidates in the written test are recruited for National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy. The result for NDA 1 will be declared in the month of May 2017.
NDA Sample Papers help the candidates to crack the entrance test with good marks. Candidates should solve the sample papers whose answers are provided along with them so that they can easily calculate their marks and analyze their performance. Candidates preparing for NDA can get the sample papers on this page.
With the help of sample paper, candidates can get an idea about NDA exam pattern. NDA 2017 Sample Papers will help to get grip on accuracy and time management. The regular practice of sample papers will enable the candidates to become more accurate with their responses and boost up their speed. Candidates solving the sample paper do not need to study the whole book and read only the important facts. It helps in understanding the level of the question as well as the type of the questions asked in the examination.
NDA Sample Paper contains various sets and important facts for preparation. Candidates should solve the sample paper in a specific way. There are some important instructions which should be followed while solving the sample paper.
Here, we are providing the previous year paper of NDA for both papers.
|NDA I 2015 – Mathematics||Click Here|
|NDA I 2015 – General Ability||Click Here|
|NDA II 2015 – Mathematics||Click Here|
|NDA II 2015 – General Ability||Click Here|
NDA Exam consists of two papers i.e. Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (General Ability Test). GAT includes English language. The time duration to solve each paper is 2 hours 30 minutes. It is a pen-paper based examination and objective in nature. It comprises 120 questions in Mathematics and 150 questions in GAT (General Ability Test). Paper 1 will be of 300 marks and Paper 2 will be of 600 marks. The marking scheme is different for both papers. Each question in Mathematics carries 2.5 marks and 4 marks in GAT. NDA has a negative marking provision. Candidates can go through the following table to check the NDA Exam Pattern as mentioned below:
|Papers||Paper 1: Mathematics||Paper 2: General Ability Test|
|Duration||2 hours 30 minutes||2 hours 30 minutes|
|No. of sections||120 questions||150 questions|
|Maximum Marks||300 marks||600 marks|
|Medium||English and Hindi||English|
The question paper consists of Mathematics and GAT. The questions in Mathematics section are of 10+2 level. Check the complete syllabus of NDA for both papers as given below.
Mathematics - Algebra, Matrices and Determinants, Trigonometry, 2D and 3D Analytical Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability.
General Ability Test
GAT comprises General Knowledge and English Language. This section judges the basic knowledge and English Proficiency of the candidates.
English Language – This section is designed in a way to judge candidate’s knowledge of the basic grammar and vocabulary. It judges the ability of candidates to form correct sentences and use of words. The syllabus of the English paper ranges from various aspects like the knowledge and usage of grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, and his mental ability to remember and place the meaning of words in their proper places.
General Knowledge – The question paper on General Knowledge will not limit itself only to the general knowledge and current affair. The questions are asked from the following topics such as Physics, Chemistry, General Science, History, Geography and Current Affairs.
Know More About NDA Syllabus
Candidates preparing for NDA entrance examination need to make proper study plan and strategy. They must follow the following points to know the preparation tips before solving the sample paper mentioned below:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.