UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Exam Analysis & Review: 17 November 2019| Moderate to Difficult Level

UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Written Exam was held in offline mode on 17th November 2019. UPSC conducted the Written Exam at selected Examination Centers spread across India for total 415 vacancies in the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA). The candidates were supposed to attempt two papers: Paper1- Mathematics (300 Marks) & Paper2-General Ability Test (600 Marks). The selection process of NDA & NA II 2019 recruitment will consist of 2 stages, i.e., written exam and SSB Interview. In this article, we are going to share the detailed Exam Analysis of UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Written Exam held on 17th November 2019.

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UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Exam Analysis – 17th November 2019

UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Written Exam consisted of Mathematics Paper (300 Marks) and General Ability Test (600 Marks) for total 900 marks in the Objective MCQ Format. Questions asked in the exam were of ‘Moderate to Difficult’ level in different subjects. Also, there was negative marking of 1/3rd marks for wrong answers. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Exam held on 17th November 2019:  

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UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Exam Analysis – 17th November 2019

Category

(Number of Questions/Marks)

Topics

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

Paper-1

Mathematics

(120/300 Marks)

Algebra, Matrices and Determinants, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimensions, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability

Moderate to Difficult

(50 to 60)

Paper-2

General Ability Test

(150/600 Marks)

Part-A: English (50 Questions)

Synonyms, Antonyms, Spotting the Errors, Idioms & Phrases, Ordering of words in a Sentence, Reading Comprehension (1 Set), Fill in the Blanks

Moderate

(90 to 100)

Part-B: General Knowledge (100 Questions)

Physics, Chemistry, General Science

History, Freedom Movement, Constitution, Geography, Current Affairs

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UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Section-wise Exam Analysis

Below is the Section-wise Exam Analysis of UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Exam including two papers, i.e., Mathematics & General Ability Test:

UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Mathematics (Paper-1) Exam Analysis

120 questions of 2.5 Marks – Total 300 Marks

S. No.

Topics

No. Of Questions asked

1

Algebra

34 - 36

2

Matrices and Determinants

4 - 5

3

Trigonometry

17 - 18

4

Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimensions

10 - 12

5

Differential Calculus

20 - 22

6

Integral Calculus and Differential Equations

4 - 6

7

Vector Algebra

5- 7

8

Statistics and Probability

18 - 20

Total

120/ 300 Marks

UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 General Ability Test (Paper-2) Exam Analysis

150 questions of 4 Marks – Total 600 Marks

Part

Topics

No. Of Questions asked

Part- A

English

(200 Marks)

Synonyms

10

Antonyms

10

Spotting the Errors

10

Idioms & Phrases

5

Ordering of words in a Sentence

5

Reading Comprehension (1 Set)

5

Fill in the Blanks

5

Part-B

General Knowledge (400 Marks)

Physics

25

Chemistry

15

General Science

10

History, Freedom Movement, Constitution

20

Geography

20

Current Affairs

10

Total (Part A + Part B)

150 Questions/ 600 Marks

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Highlights of UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Written Exam:

  • The paper was conducted in Offline Mode at selected Examination Centers across different cities.
  • All the questions were compulsory and were in Objective Type MCQ Format.
  • The Question papers (test booklets) of Mathematics and Part ‘B’ of General Ability Test were set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
  • Mathematics Paper was held in the morning shift (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM) and each question was of 2.5 marks.
  • General Ability Test (GAT) Paper was held in the afternoon shift (2:00 PM to 4:30 PM) and each question was of 4 marks.
  • There was negative marking of 1/3rd marks for wrong answers.
  • The candidates were not permitted to use a calculator or Mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective type papers.
  • It was compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well.
  • The Commission has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.

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Important Points to Remember after UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Written Exam

SSB Interview (900 Marks): UPSC prepares a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as fixed by the Commission at their discretion. Such candidates shall appear before a Services Selection Board (SSB) for Intelligence and Personality Test where candidates for the Army/Navy wings of the NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy will be assessed on Officers Potentiality and those for the Air Force in addition to the above will have to qualify Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS).

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The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the thousands of candidates, who have appeared for the UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Exam held on 17th November 2019.

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