NDA April 2020 Exam Date and Syllabus

NDA exam is conducted by the UPSC twice in a year for the selection of the candidates into the Indian armed forces as on Officers post. This is one of the best ways to enter in defence after 10+2 entry.  Here in this article, we will share with the Exact date of NDA 1 2020 exam or NDA April 2020 Exam Date, syllabus of NDA exam 2020 and Exam Pattern of NDA 2020.

NDA April 2020 Exam Date and Syllabus:-

The Exam date of NDA-I 2020 is in April 2020. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on the 19th of April, 2020. The exam is about to be conducted on this date and this is the exact date of the NDA 1 2020 exam and  Admit Card will be available on the official website of UPSC before 2 weeks of NDA examination. You must have your login ID and password to get your Admit Card. In case you have lost your ID password, read the Instruction which would be given on the official website to recover to ID password. Let’s see the Syllabus and exam pattern of the NDA exam 2020.


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Exam Pattern of NDA:-

This is maybe the first competitive exam of all the candidates who appear for the NDA exam. All the candidates who appear for the NDA exams are 12th passed or appearing on the 12th. they don’t have any Idea regarding the paper pattern or exam pattern of competitive exams. here in this exam, you would be given all the objective questions only and you have to tick the correct answer. let’s look at the pattern:-

The Question Paper of NDA will be given in two parts:-

Part-I  In this paper you will be given 120 questions of mathematics. In order to qualify for the Next paper, you have to tick a minimum of 40 correct answers.

  • Max marks 300.
  • Time duration 2.5hrs
  • Negative marking 0.83 for each wrong answer.

Part-II  This paper is named GAT and In this paper, you will give 50 questions of English and 100 questions from GS.

  • Max mars 600.
  • Time duration 2.5hrs
  • Negative marking 1.33 for each wrong answer

NOTE- Candidates will be given 45min  rest time between Part I and Part II paper. you have to pass in both the papers individually.

Syllabus of NDA:-

The syllabus of NDA is very broad and hard to cover all the syllabus at the same time. there is the trick to clear the Exam without covering the complete syllabus but let’s first see the Syllabus of NDA exam:-


  • Sets and Functions
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Cartesian System of Coordinates
  • Straight Line
  • Circles
  • Conic Sections
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic Equations and Linear Equations
  • Sequences and Series
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Theorems
  • Exponential and Logarithm Series
  • Solutions of Triangle
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Function, Limit, and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Indefinite Integrals
  • Definite Integrals
  • Differential Equation
  • Probability
  • Logarithm
  • Statistics
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Boolean Algebra


  • English Comprehension
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Sequence of Tenses
  • Transformation of Sentences: Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative Sentences
  • Spelling & Word Formation
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Correct usage of Articles
  • Parts of Speech
  • Commonly Confused Words and their Usages
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Direct/Indirect Narration
  • Active and Passive Voice

Now the parts come to GS General Science,  in this section, you will be asked from the History, civics, Indian Polity, Geography, physics, chemistry, biology, etc.
There is no particular syllabus for the History, civics, and Geography, you have to cover all the syllabus of History, you can buy the books from the market for the GS part.

All the syllabus you have to cover to get the good marks. But most of them try to cover all the syllabus and failed their exams because of pressure and overload of Syllabus. If you are from the science side prepare Physics, chemistry, biology, etc. and them as good as you can. so that you could attend maximum questions If you love to study Arts choose History, civics, and geography, etc. this is the best way to prepare for the exam.

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