National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam Syllabus 2020-Pre and Mains
National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam Syllabus 2020-Pre and Mains
Welcome to mynotesadda.com,Here you will get detailed syllabus and useful information about NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY AND NAVAL ACADEMY (NDA/NAE) which is conducted by UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC).
The Union Public Service Commission ( UPSC) has appeal to applications for those candidates who via the National Defence Academy want to secure a position in India’s defense sector.
Registered candidates may apply for the exam online.
The last date to apply for NDA (2) is July 6th, 2020.
They will then start planning their NDA according to the NDA Syllabus.
UPSC approved syllabus NDA 2020.The NDA test is divided into two articles–Math and General Ability.This helps to judge a nominee on his skill and general knowledge of reasoning.
- The report on Mathematics includes 300 marks while the examination on General Skill carries 600 mark.
- The written exam amounting to a total of 900 points.
- In the test, 0.33 marks will be deducted as negative markings for any incorrect answer.
- Candidates have to go through the SSB Interview after the written examination has been valid.
- There will be a total of 900 points to the interview process.
- The Mathematics query paper and General Skill test PART B will be available in both English and Hindi languages.
In both papers the NDA 2020 Exam Pattern is different.To gain entry to the National Defence Academy, they must be eligible.NDA exam pattern is given below for both papers:
|Paper I- Mathematics|
General Ability Test
|Paper II- 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 2020 Syllabus for Mathematics
Paper 1 in NDA is total based on Mathematics. No change is observed in NDA Syllabus 2020 from the last year. The questions will be asked from 12th only. The sub-sections in this part are also of ground-level mathematics.
Read How to Prepare Mathematics for NDA 2020?
Here are all essential topics in NDA Syllabus 2020 for Paper 1 i.e. Mathematics:
|NDA Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics|
|Algebra||Matrices and Determinants|
|Trigonometry||Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimensions|
|Differential Calculus||Integral Calculus and Differential Equations|
|Vector Algebra||Statistics and Probability|
Here is the topic-wise distribution of questions in NDA 2018 Paper 1:
No. of questions
Matrices & Determinants
NDA 2020 Syllabus for General Ability Test
Paper 2 in NDA i.e. the General Ability Test judges a candidate’s basic awareness and English proficiency. This section is further divided into two parts, English and General Knowledge.
- Total marks awarded to Paper 2 are 600.
- This paper must be completed in 2.5 hours.
- Here is the subject-wise NDA Syllabus 2020 for Paper 2:
Part A- English
- The English portion of the entrance test is designed in a way to judge a candidate’s knowledge of basic grammar and vocabulary.
- It judges a candidate’s ability 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.
- Marks allotted to this section are 300.
English question paper in the NDA exam is framed in such a way that the aspirant’s understanding and their in-depth knowledge of English can be examined. In the following, the NDA 2020 English syllabus has been highlighted in a detailed manner:
- Grammar and usage
- Comprehension and cohesion
- Spotting of errors
- Para Jumbling
- Fill in the blanks
- Synonyms and antonyms
- Cloze test
- Sentence correction and improvement
- Idioms and proverbs
- Completion of Sentence and para
Part B- General Knowledge (Marks 400)
The question paper on General Knowledge will cover current affairs, questions from Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and Current Events. NDA syllabus 2020 of each topic is given below. The paper aims to check knowledge and intelligent understanding of the subject.
The table below includes the important topics asked in the Physics section of the General Ability Test:
|NDA Syllabus 2020 for Physics|
|States of Matter and its properties||Light and Sound (properties)|
|Motion and Laws of Motion||Magnet and its properties|
|Work, Energy, and Power||Current and Electricity|
|Modes of Transfer of Heat and its effect||General Principles of Working of Simple Pendulum, Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightening Conductors, Safety Fuses|
Read How to prepare Physics for NDA?
The basic knowledge of Chemistry and various chemicals are tested in the chemistry section. The topics to be considered for preparation are given below:
|NDA Syllabus 2020 for Chemistry|
|Physical and Chemical Changes||Properties of Oxygen, Hydrogen, etc. with Oxidation and Reduction|
|Air and Water (properties)||Carbon and its forms|
|Chemical equations and Laws of Chemical Combination||Atom and its structure (details)|
|Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures||Fertilizers|
|Acids, Bases and Salts||Use of materials for the preparation of different chemicals|
General Science Section
The topics for general science are tabulated below. The candidates must prepare according to the NDA Syllabus 2020 to obtain a good score in the NDA exam.
|NDA Syllabus 2020 for General Sciences|
|Basic Unit of Life: Cell||Reproduction in Plants and Animals|
|Living and Non-Living Things||Human Body and Life processes|
|Epidemics: causes and preventions||Food and Balanced Diet|
|Solar System||Achievement of Eminent Scientists|
The important topics covered in the history section of the general ability test in NDA is given in the table below:
|NDA Syllabus 2020 for History|
|Indian History: Culture and Civilisation||Constitution and Administration of India|
|Nationalism in India||Government of India at various levels|
|Five Year plans of India||Renaissance and Discovery|
|French, Russian and Industrial Revolution||United Nations and the Concept of one world|
|Democracy in India||Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi|
Candidates must prepare the following topics thoroughly for the Geography section in NDA 2020:
|NDA Syllabus for Geography|
|Earth and its Origin and Movement (latitudes and longitudes)||Tides and Oceanic Currents|
|Rocks and Its classification||The atmosphere and Atmospheric Pressure|
|Types of Climate||Regional Geography of India|
|Agricultural and Industries||Transportation and Trading routes of India|
|Imports and Exports of India|
Current Affairs Section
Candidates must follow the latest newspapers and magazines with information about the current events across the country and the world both. The topics to be prepared to qualify in this section with good marks are tabulated below:
|NDA Syllabus for Current Affairs|
|Important and Recent Events in India||Current and Important World Events|
Intelligence and Personality test
|NDA SSB Personality Test|
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