Post Name: UPSC NDA II Online Form 2020
About Post: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC NDA II) Are Invited to Online Application Form For Post Of National Defence Academy NDA in Army, Airforce, Navy Wing and Naval Academy, 10+2 Cadet Entry Under NDA 2nd Phase Recruitment 2020. Interested Candidate Completed All Eligibility Criteria And Apply Online Application. Before You Apply Online Application Please Read Full Notification.
Union Public Service Commission ( UPSC )
NDA and Naval Academy Exam NDA II Recruitment 2020
- Application Start : 16/06/2020
- Last Date For Apply Online : 06/07/2020 till 06:00 PM Only
- Last Date Pay Fee : 06/07/2020
- Withdraw Application :
- Exam Date : 06 September 2020
- Admit Card : Available Soon
- Gen / OBC : Rs. 100 /-
- SC / ST : Rs. 0 /-
- Pay the Exam Fee Through Online Debit Card , Credit Card , Net Banking OR Pay the Exam Fee through Cash E Challan Fee Mode.
Vacancy Details Total Post : 413
|Post Name||Wing Name||Post||Eligibility||Age Limit|
|National Defence Academy (NDA)||Army||208||10+2 Intermediate Passed with Any Recognized Board||Candidate Born Between 02/01/2002 to 01/01/2005|
|Naval Academy (NA)||10+2 Cadet Entry||43||10+2 Intermediate Passed /Appearing with Physics & Mathematics As a Subject|
UPSC NDA IISyllabus 2020
NDA syllabus 2020 is divided into Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). Candidates appearing in the exam should check NDA syllabus thoroughly to know the topics they need to cover for the exam. With the help of the syllabus, candidates will be able to figure out the topics the most important and less important topics and plan their study accordingly. The standard of upsc nda II syllabus is of Class 10, 11 and 12 level. The detailed NDA syllabus is given below.
UPSC NDA II Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics
According to NDA exam pattern, this section carries a total of 120 questions. Total marks allotted to this section is 300. For correct answer 2.5 marks will be awarded. For wrong answer, 0.85 marks will be deducted. NDA question paper for Mathematics section is of 11 and 12 level. Candidates can clear their concept of Maths by referring to the NCERT books of Class 11 and 12. NDA syllabus 2020 for Mathematics is given below –
|Algebra||Matrices and Determinants|
|Trigonometry||Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimensions|
|Differential Calculus||Integral Calculus and Differential Equations|
|Vector Algebra||Statistics and Probability|
Topic-wise distribution of questions in Maths
|Matrices & Determinants||30|
UPSC NDA II 2020 for GAT
The GAT syllabus of NDA is divided into two parts. Part A comprises questions from English while Part B carries questions from General Knowledge. Total questions in this section will be 150. Total marks for this section are 600. Each question carries 4 marks while 1.33 marks will be deducted for wrong answer.
English: The question paper in English is designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English. The syllabus covers various aspects such as Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion.
|Physical Properties and States of Matter||Modes of transference of Heat|
|Mass||Sound waves and their properties|
|Weight||Simple musical instruments|
|Volume||Rectilinear propagation of Light|
|Density and Specific Gravity||Reflection and refraction|
|Principle of Archimedes||Spherical mirrors and Lenses|
|Pressure Barometer||Human Eye|
|Motion of objects||Natural and Artificial Magnets|
|Velocity and Acceleration||Properties of a Magnet|
|Newton’s Laws of Motion||Earth as a Magnet|
|Force and Momentum||Static and Current Electricity|
|Parallelogram of Forces||Conductors and Non-conductors|
|Stability and Equilibrium of bodies||Ohm’s Law|
|Gravitation||Simple Electrical Circuits|
|Elementary ideas of work||Heating, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current|
|Power and Energy||Measurement of Electrical Power|
|Effects of Heat||Primary and Secondary Cells|
|Measurement of Temperature and Heat||Use of X-Rays|
|General Principles in the working of the following: Simple Pendulum, Simple Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightning Conductors, Safety Fuses.|
|Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction. Acids, bases and salts. Carbon— different forms||Physical and Chemical Changes|
|Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial||Elements|
|Material used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches and Gunpowder||Mixtures and Compounds|
|Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom||Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equation|
|Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights||Law of Chemical Combination (excluding problems)|
|Valency||Properties of Air and Water|
|Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention||Difference between the living and non-living|
|Food—Source of Energy for man||Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues|
|Constituents of food||Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals|
|Balanced Diet||Elementary knowledge of Human Body and its important organs|
|The Solar System—Meteors and Comets, Eclipses. Achievements of Eminent Scientists|
|Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance||A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation|
|Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence, French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution||Freedom Movement in India|
|Impact of Science and Technology on Society||Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration|
|Concept of one World||Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India|
|United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism||Panchayati Raj|
|Role of India in the present world||Co-operatives and Community Development|
|A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation||Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State|
|Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi||–|
|The Earth, its shape and size||Ocean Currents and Tides Atmosphere and its composition|
|Latitudes and Longitudes||Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, Cyclones and Anticyclones; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation|
|Concept of time||Types of Climate|
|International Date Line||Major Natural regions of the World|
|Movements of Earth and their effects||Regional Geography of India—Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources; location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities|
|Origin of Earth. Rocks and their classification||Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India|
|Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes||Main items of Imports and Exports of India|
|Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in the recent years||Prominent personalities—both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports|
|Current important world events||–|
Topic-wise distribution of questions in GAT
|Topic||No. of Questions||No. of Marks|
|Ordering of Words in a Sentence||9||36|
|Topic||No. of Questions||No. of Marks|
|History & Freedom Movement||16||64|
Books for NDA 2020
Candidates can refer to the following books for NDA.
How to prepare for NDA?
Candidates can follow the tips below to prepare for NDA:
- Fix your goal and start preparing early for the exam.
- Be thorough with the syllabus and prepare a study routine.
- Clear your basic concepts from the high school books.
- Improve your English by reading newspaper daily and brush up your grammar skills.
- Refer to the previous years’ question papers and solve as many questions as you can.
- Attempt mock tests to improve your speed and accuracy.
- Identify your weak subjects and start working on them
UPSC NDA II Syllabus 2020 FAQs
Q. What is NDA syllabus?
A. NDA syllabus is divided into Maths and GAT.
Q. What is the ideal time to start preparation for NDA?
A. Six months is considered as the ideal time for preparation.
Q. What is the level of NDA syllabus?
A. The level of NDA syllabus is of Class 10, 11 and 12 level.
Q. Is NDA tough?
A. If prepared well NDA is not tough to crack.
Q. How can I crack NDA exam?
A. Candidates must be consistent in studies, clear their basic concepts and practice.
Q. Who prescribes NDA syllabus?
A. NDA syllabus is prescribed by UPSC.
Q. Does NDA syllabus changes every year?
A. No, it remains same every year.
Q. Which book is considered best?
A. The list of books is given above on this page. To clear concepts, candidates can should refer to NCERT Class 11 and 12 books.
Q. What is the syllabus for English in NDA?
A. English comprises Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion.
Q. Is there any negative marks in the exam?
A. Yes, 1/3 marks will be deducted as penalty for wrong answers.
Q. Can I get NDA syllabus in PDF?
A. The syllabus in PDF form is provided here. Candidates need to register themselves to download it.
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