NDA - Previous Year Question Paper With Solution

NDA Previous Year Question Paper With Solution Download PDF

NDA (National Defence Academy) exams are conducted twice every year by UPSC i.e. NDA1 & NDA2. The exam is conducted in written mode in which candidates have to fill up the answers in an OMR sheet .Questions are set in two different languages English & Hindi. Candidates can choose the language of examination according to their convenience.

Syllabus for NDA includes topics in mathematics, English and general knowledge. A candidate appearing in N.D.A. & N.A. should definitely be Indian and have qualified 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board with a good body built and males should not get married till their training period is over. The minimum age should be 16 for appearing in the exam.

Previous Year Question Paper for NDA Download PDF

So, here we are providing you the previous year question paper of NDA. The question paper can be downloaded in PDF format for free along with its detailed solution. Aspiring candidates can have a look through.

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NDA & NA I Math & GAT Question Paper

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2018

Previous Year General Ability NDA I Question Paper

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2018

Previous Year Mathematics NDA I Question Paper

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2017

Previous Year General Ability NDA I Question Paper

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2017

Previous Year Mathematics NDA I Question Paper

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2016

Previous Year General Ability NDA I Question Paper

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2016

Previous Year Mathematics NDA I Question Paper

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2015

Previous Year General Ability NDA I Question Paper

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2015

Previous Year Mathematics NDA I Question Paper

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NDA & NA II Math & GAT Question Paper

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2018

Previous Year General Ability NDA II Question Paper with Answer Key

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2018

Previous Year Mathematics NDA II Question Paper with Answer Key

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2017

Previous Year General Ability NDA II Question Paper with Solution

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2017

Previous Year Mathematics NDA II Question Paper with Solution

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2016

Previous Year General Ability NDA II Question Paper

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2016

Previous Year Mathematics NDA II Question Paper

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NDA Entrance Exam Complete Information (How to Join Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy)

Marks distribution/ Scheme of Examination for NDA 2019
The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:—

Subject Duration Questions Marks
Mathematics 2 hours 30 minutes 120 300
General Ability Test 2 hours 30 minutes 150 600
  Total Marks    900
SSB Test / Interview     900

Where Maths and English are provided 2.5 hrs and General Ability alone is provided 2.5 hrs. And SSB interview is conducted of 900 marks. Altogether this comprises of 1800 marks.
For each wrong answer 0.33% of marks are reduced from the total. A good timetable, healthy food, practicing daily the judgement criteria and stress free mind would surely help the candidate to succeed with flying colors.

NDA Syllabus for PAPER-I MATHEMATICS (Code No. 01)

SNo.

MATHEMATICS Chapter Name

01.

ALGEBRA

02.

MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS

03.

TRIGONOMETRY

04.

ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY OF TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS

05.

DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS

06.

INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

07.

VECTOR ALGEBRA

08.

STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

NDA Syllabus for PAPER-II GENERAL ABILITY TEST (Code No. 02)

GENERAL ABILITY TEST SYLLABUS 2019

Part ‘A’ - ENGLISH

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

Section ‘A’ Physics, Section ‘B’ Chemistry, Section ‘C’ General Science, Section ‘D’ Social Studies, Section ‘E’ Geography and Section ‘F’ Current Events.


NOTE : Out of maximum marks assigned to part ‘B’ of this paper, questions on Sections ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’ and ‘F’ will carry approximately 25%, 15%, 10%, 20%, 20% and 10% weightages respectively.

After clearing both the papers, shortlisted candidates are sent to Khadakwasla(near Pune) where training takes place for the three cadets the navy, the army & the air force .

At NDA, all cadets of Army, air force and navy are trained together for 3 years together, after which they are given B.SC Degree in science. After which, Army cadets goes to IMA, Air Force cadet goes to AFA Hyderabad and, Naval cadet goes to INA Ezhimala, Kerala.

Life in NDA is all about learning discipline & adhering self-improvement. We wish good luck for the upcoming caretakers of India.