NDA-II 2017 Exam Paper Pattern

NDA -II 2017 entrance exam is a national level examination. This exam is managed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). It is conducted twice in a year, i.e. NDA-I & NDA-II. NDA exam is a gateway to get entry as officer into Navy, Army & Air Force.  Application forms are out in official website of UPSC in 2ndweek of June 2017. The exam conducting authority will declare the result of NDA (II) 2017 after one month of the examination. And exam shall be conducted in month of September. It is expected that the result will be announced in the month of October 2017. Candidates have full flourished 4 months for preparation. So start preparing from now by following pattern of paper is that is given below:

NDA exam pattern consists of two papers:

Paper 1 is of Mathematics
Paper 2 is of General Ability.

Subject No. of questions Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 100 90 minutes 300
General Ability Test 200 90 minutes 600
SSB Interview 900
Total 1800

Both of the papers will be conducted on same day. The time duration of exam is 2 and half an hour for each paper. Exam of NDA exam is pen and paper mode only. There are total 900 Marks as; 300 marks in Mathematics paper and 600 marks in General ability paper. All the questions asked in the examination are of objective type.

Marking Scheme:

There is a provision of negative marking in the entrance examination of NDA. Candidate will be awarded with 3 marks for every write question and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Read our previously issued blog NDA-II 2017 Notification (attach link) to know more about NDA.

Pattern you should follow while preparing for NDA Exam

  1. NDA preparationmust be done in a planned manner.
  2. Right study material is very important for obtaining good marks Choose books from mkcpublication.in.
  3. Practice previous year question paper as much as possible, it will boost your confidence level as well as enhance your speed and knowledge.
  4. Don’t skip important topics and chapters.
  5. Physical fitness is also very important if you are applying for NDA so also maintain your good health.

 Syllabus for NDA Exam

Mathematics: General mathematics covers topics like Trigonometry, Algebra, Differential Calculus, Vector Algebra, Matrices, Determinants, Integral Calculus, Statistics and Probability.

General Ability paper includes English and General Knowledge

SSB Interview

Those Candidates who qualify the written test of NDA will be called for the SSB Interview round. Services Selection Board (SSB) is the personality and intelligence interview.  It is of 900 marks and is conducted in 2 stages.

Stage-1 It consist of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT).

Stage-2 Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and Conference will be conducted. SSB is 5 days procedure and is conducted at many SSB centers across India.

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