NDA 2/2022 Syllabus and Exam Pattern in detail

Candidates prepare for many years to prepare for the most important examination of the Indian Armed Forces which is filled by lakhs of candidates after class XII. National Defence Academy 2/2022 application forms are being filled. After which the candidates have to prepare for the written examination. In today’s article, we will give you detailed information about the complete syllabus and exam pattern of the National Defense Academy, through which you can improve your written exam preparation. By going through the tables given below, you can prepare the essential books and the best strategy for your exam preparation, so let us know how you can prepare for this exam and perform better.

NDA 2/2022 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

You can easily understand the NDA 2/2022 exam pattern from the table below.

A pattern of NDA 2/2022Details
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Questions typesMCQs Based
Total Numbers of Questions280
Section in PaperPaper 1:- Mathematics Paper 2:- GAT
Marking of each paperPaper 1:- Mathematics (300 Marks) Paper 2:- GAT (600 Marks)
Timing5 hours (2.5 hours for Each Paper)
Negative mark for each Wrong QuestionPaper 1:- 0.83 Paper 2:- 1.33
Timing5 hours (2.5 hours for Each Paper)

Exam Pattern of Mathematics paper-1 2022

Below we are giving you information about the pattern and marking scheme of the question paper mathematics asked in the exam.

A pattern of NDA 2/2022Details
Questions typesMCQs Based
Total Numbers of Questions120
Section in PaperPaper 1:- Mathematics
Marking of paper 1Paper 1:- Mathematics (300 Marks)
Timing2.5 hour

Exam Pattern of GAT Paper:-

Below we are giving you information about the pattern and marking scheme of the question paper General Ability Test (GAT) asked in the exam.

A pattern of NDA 2/2022Details
Questions typesMCQs Based
Total Numbers of Questions150
Section in PaperPaper 2:- GAT
No of Questions for English50
Total Marks of English200
No of Question for Science100
Total Marks for Science400
Marking of paper 2Paper 1:- GAT (600 Marks)
Timing2.5 hour
Cut mark for each Wrong QuestionPaper 1:- 1.33 for GAT

NDA 2/2022 Mathematics Syllabus

AlgebraQuadratic equations, Linear equations, Permutation and Combination, Binomial theorem, and Logarithms. Conversion of a digit in Binary system to Decimals, and vice-versa, Harmonic progressions, Venn diagrams, Geometric and Sets, De Morgan laws, Cube roots, Complex numbers, Real numbers, ModulusCartesian product, relation, equivalence relation.
Analytical Geometry Of 2 and 3 DimensionThe angle between two lines and the angle between two planes. Equation of a sphere. Distance of a point from a line. Equation of a circle both form. Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system. Distance formula. Equation of a line in various forms. Standard forms of parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola. Eccentricity and axis of a conic. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Equation two points. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Point in a 3-D space, the distance between two points.  Equation of a plane, a line in various forms.
CalculusDerivatives and problems of maxima and minima. Composite functions, one-to-one, onto, and inverse functions. Second-order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions. Derivative of function’s Derivative at a point, derivative application (geometrical and physical), and its interpretation. A real values, Concept function, domain, range, and graph of a function. Derivatives of addition, product, and quotient of functions, a derivative of a function concerning another function, and the derivative of a composite function. The limit’s Notion, Standard limits, Continuity of functions, and algebraic operations on continuous functions.
Integral Calculus and Differential EquationsOrder and degree Definition, a differential equation, Integration and inverse of differentiation, integration by substitution and by parts, standard integrals including algebraic expressions, trigonometric, exponential, and hyperbolic functions. Application in problems of growth and decay.Formation of a differential equation by examples. Evaluation of definite integrals and determination of areas of any plane regions bounded by curves-applications. Solution of the first order, General and particular solution of differential equations, and first-degree differential equations of various types-examples.
Matrices and DeterminantsAd-joint and inverse of a square matrix, Applications-Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer’s rule and Matrix Method. Types of matrices, operations on matrices. Determinant matrix and basic properties.
Statistics and ProbabilityUnion and Intersection of events. Bayes’ theorem and simple problems, Complementaryproblems, Basic problems, and composite events. Probability’s Definition -classical and statistical with examples. All Questions related to the Probability section. Basic theorems of probability and simple problems. Conditional probability, Random variable as function on a sample space, Binomial distribution with examples of random experiments.
TrigonometryTrigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Angles- degrees and radians. Trigonometric ratios. Applications-Height and distance, properties of triangles. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions.
Vector AlgebraWork done by a force and moment in geometrical problems. the addition of vectors, scalar multiplication of a vector, Unit and null vectors, scalar product, or dot product of two vectors. Vectors in 2-3 dimensions, magnitude, and direction of a vector. Vector and cross product.

General Ability Test Syllabus




Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

·         Spotting Errors

·         Comprehension

·         Sentence Improvement

·         Antonyms

·         Synonyms

·         Selecting Words

·         Ordering of Words in a Given Sentence

·         Revolution of French Industrial and Russian.

·         Forces shaping the modern world;

·         Exploration and Discovery;

·         Indian History, Culture, and Civilization of India

·         Freedom Movement in India

·         Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi

·         United Nations,

·         War of American Independence,

·         Science and Technology

·         General Knowledge of Indian Constitution and Administration

·         Renaissance

·         Concept of one World

·         General knowledge of Five Year Plans of India

·         Democracy, Panchayats Raj, Socialism, and Communism

·         Role of India in the present world

·         National Integration and Welfare State

·         Co-operatives and Community Development

·         Bhoodan, Sarvodaya,

·         The Earth, its shape and size

·         Ocean Currents, Tides, and its composition

·         Latitudes and Longitudes

·         Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure,

·         Planetary Winds,

·         Cyclones, and Anticyclones

·         Condensation and Precipitation, Humidity

·         Concept of time

·         Types of Climate

·         International Date Line

·         Natural Regions of the World

·         Movements on Earth and their effects

·         Regional Geography of India

·         Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources;

·         Location and distribution activities(agricultural and Industrial)

·         Origin of Earth.

·         Rocks and their classification

·         Indian Sea ports and sea, land, and air routes of India

·         Weathering and Earthquakes and Volcanoes

·         Imports and Exports system of India

·         Basis of Life-Cells, Protoplasm, and Tissues

·         Common Epidemics, their causes, and prevention

·         Food-Source of Energy for man

·         Constituents of food

·         Difference between the living and non-living

·         Growth and Reproduction Topic

·         The Solar System and Achievements of Scientists

·         Balanced Diet

·         General knowledge of the Human Body and its organs

·         Matter and Its Type

·         Carbon Compound.

·         Types of Bond.

·         Electricity

·         Magnetism

·         Work, Power, EnergyEtc.

Current Affairs:-

Prominent personalities of India and International, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in recent years, Cultural activities and sports activities, and Current important world events.

In today’s article, we have given you all the topics and their syllabus which are required to be asked for the Mathematics and General Ability Test for the written examination of the National Defence Academy. Hope you have got the detailed information. Through the information provided by us, you can improve your exam preparation and buy different types of books by visiting the official website of MKC. If you want to join Major Kalshi Classes Coaching Institute to prepare for the exam, then reach the coaching address given below today and enrol in your exam through online classes. To prepare and enrol for the exam sitting at home, you can download the MKC Learning Application from Google Play Store.

Frequently Asked Question:-

  • What is the National Defense Academy Syllabus of Pattern-based?
    Ans: –
    The pattern and syllabus of the NDA written exam are based on the syllabus of class 12th.A better option is to prepare for the exam through NCERT.
  • Which books are best for NDA preparation?
    Ans: –
    To prepare for the written examination of the National Defense Academy, the candidate must read the NCERT 11th and 12th Class Syllabus.
  • What are the minimum marks required by a candidate to pass the written exam of NDA?
    Ans: –
    To qualify for the written test, it is mandatory for the candidates to score a minimum of 40 to 50% marks depending on the questions asked in the examination.
  • Is the preparation for the written exam done according to the syllabus?
    Ans: –
    Major Kalshi Classes in the Allahabad region are one such coaching institute where the preparation for the exam is done according to the syllabus in the stipulated time.
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