UPSC NDA/NA II Exam Syllabus 2019 Exam Pattern

UPSC NDA/NA II Exam Syllabus 2019 National Defence Academy/Naval Academy Examination Complete Syllabus for 2019 NDA/NA (I) & (II) Exams to be held in 2019 Complete Syllabus for Preparation UPSC NDA (II) Exam pattern and Syllabus UPSC NDA Syllabus 2019

Educational Qualifications:

(i) For Army Wing of NDA: 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 NDA 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

Exam Pattern and Marking

 NDA Mathematics General Ability Test Exam Duration 150 minutes 150 minutes No. of Section 1 2 (English and G.K.) No. of objective Questions 120 150 Total marks 300 600(English 200 & GK 400) Marking Scheme 2.5 for correct -0.83 for incorrect 4 for correct -1.3 for incorrect Medium English and Hindi English & Hindi Only for GK

UPSC NDA/NA Exam Syllabus

English Syllabus

It covers basic questions from grammar and vocabulary such as synonyms – antonyms, comprehension questions, fill in the blanks, spotting the error, passage, sentence arrangement etc.

General Knowledge Syllabus

GK is a vast topic it contains endless topics from around the world. NDA General Knowledge question paper also covers questions from various topics. this paper basically designed to test your general knowledge of the world.

Physics Syllabus topics

• Definition of Force: – strength or energy or physical activity
• Momentum: – the amount of movement of a moving body, measured as a result of its mass and speed
• What is gravity or gravitation?
• What is Motion of objects?
• What are Sound waves and their properties?
• Change of State and Latent Heat
• Define Conductors and Non-conductors
• What is Density?
• What are the Effects of Heat?
• What are the Properties of a Magnet?
• Define Volume
• Principle of Archimedes
• What is Newton’s Laws of Motion?
• What are the Primary and Secondary Cells?
• Stability and Equilibrium of bodies
• Difference between Reflection and refraction
• Use of X-Rays
• Ohm’s Law Simple Electrical Circuits definition.

Chemistry Syllabus topics

• What is Elements Mixtures and Compounds Symbols Formula?
• Physical and Chemical changes
• Acids bases and salts
• Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen Oxygen Nitrogen and Carbon dioxide Oxidation and Reduction
• Simple Chemical Equations Law of Chemical Combination
• What is Properties of Air and Water?
• Different forms of carbon
• Fertilizers – Natural and Artificial
• Elementary ideas about the Structure of Atom Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights Valency
• The material used in the preparation of substances like soap Glass Ink Paper Cement Paints Safety Matches and Gun-Powder.

General Science Syllabus topics:-

• Development and Reproduction in Plants and Animals ,
• Difference between the living and non-living ,
• Elementary knowledge of human Body and its important organs ,
• Basis of Life – Cells Protoplasm and Tissues ,
• Common Epidemics their causes and prevention ,
• Constituents of food Balanced Diet ,
• Achievements of Eminent Scientists ,
• The Solar System – Meteors and Comets Eclipses ,
• Food – Source of Energy for man.

History Syllabus topics: –

• Five Year Plans of India
• Freedom Movement in India
• Broad survey of Indian History with emphasis on Culture and Civilization
• Indian Constitution and Administration
• Role of India in the present world
• Impact of Science and Technology on Society
• Forces shaping the modern world
• Socialism and Communism
• Panchayati Raj Co-operatives and Community Development
• Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi

Geography Syllabus topics: –

• Earth – shape , size , movement and its effects, Origin, Weather, Rocks and their classification, Latitudes and Longitudes,
• Mechanical and Chemical Earthquakes and volcanoes ,
• Humidity , Types of Climate ,
• Atmosphere and its composition ,
• Important Sea ports and main sea land and air routes of India ,
• Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure,
• Planetary Winds cyclones and Anti-cyclones etc.

Current Events topics
Latest NDA Syllabus for current events is basically questions asked from recent activities and events such as Indian politics, Sports, Awards, Finance, Banking, Marketing, Media etc.

Elementary Mathematics Syllabus

Algebra syllabus topics

• Arithmetic
• Concept of a set
• operations on sets
• modulus argument
• equivalence relation
• Cartesian product relation
• modulus argument
• Cube roots of unity
• Binary system of numbers
• Permutation and Combination
• Venn diagrams. De Morgan laws
• Complex numbers – basic properties
• Binomial theorem and its application
• Logarithms and their applications.
• Geometric and Harmonic Progressions
• Quadratic equations with real coefficients
• Representation of real numbers on a line
• Solution of linear in equations of two variables by graphs
• Conversion of a number in decimal system to binary system and vice-versa.

Trigonometry Syllabus topics

• Properties of triangles.
• Trigonometrical ratios
• Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formula
• Multiple and Sub-multiple angles
• Inverse trigonometric functions
• Applications – Height and distance
• Angles and their measures in degrees and in radians

Matrices and Determinants Syllabus topics

• Types of matrices
• Determinant of a matrix
• Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix
• Operations on matrices
• Basic properties of determinants
• Applications – Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer’s rule and by Matrix Method.

Differential Calculus Syllabus topics

• Composite functions
• Derivatives of sum
• Concept of a real-valued function – domain
• range and graph of a function
• Second order derivatives
• Derivative of function at a point
• Product and quotient of functions
• Derivative of a composite function
• Increasing and decreasing functions
• Derivative of a function with respect to another function
• Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima.

Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions topics

• Distance formula
• Ellipse and hyperbola
• Angle between two lines
• Distance of a point from a line
• Standard forms of parabola
• Equation of a line in various forms
• Eccentricity and axis of a conic
• Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system
• Equation of a circle in standard and in general form

Integral Calculus and Differential Equations topics

• Trigonometric
• Integration as inverse of differentiation
• Integration by substitution and by parts
• Exponential and hyperbolic functions
• Standard integrals involving algebraic expressions
• General and particular solution of a differential equation

Vector Algebra Syllabus topics

• Vectors in two and three dimensions
• Scalar multiplication of vector
• Magnitude and direction of a vector
• Unit and null vectors addition of vectors

Statistics and Probability Syllabus topics

• Pie Chart
• Frequency distribution
• Statistics: Classification of data
• Frequency Polygon – examples
• Graphical representation – Histogram
• Correlation and regression
• Measures of Central Tendency – Mean Median and Mode
• Cumulative frequency distribution – examples
• Variance and standard deviation – determination and comparison
• Events
• Complimentary
• Random experiment
• Binomial distribution
• Conditional probability
• Outcomes and associated sample space
• Impossible and certain events
• Union and Intersection of events
• elementary and composite events
• Bayes’ theorem – simple problems
• Random variable as function on a sample space
• Mutually exclusive and exhaustive events
• Examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution.

Final Words

Make sure that you prepare well for the upcoming NDA exam questions paper. Candidates are advised to be prepared, It is about 6 months away. So Candidates take their study to upper level & prepare well for exam.

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