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2019-11-18 11:38:53

A QUICK ANALYSIS OF NDA-II 2019 EXAM PAPER Math and GAT

NDA 2019 Exam Paper Analysis

NDA-II 2019 Exam Paper Analysis

NDA- National Defence Academy! Just as the name holds a lot of weightage so does its exam. Each year NDA conducts entrance exam to train the candidates into best cadets for Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force.

This year the exam was scheduled on 17th November and ended on a successful note. The exam was scheduled from 10:00 a.m to 04:30 p.m divided into two shifts. From 10 am to 12.30 pm Mathematics paper was held followed by GAT from 2 pm to 4.30 pm.

The applicants were seen chattering and discussing about the questions in all corners of the nation. Although there is enough time in declaration of result, but answer keys, expected off and a brief analysis could reduce the tension of the students so here is an overview of the 2019 NDA paper:

STUDENTS REVIEW:  On questioning the students it was revealed that the overall difficulty level was moderate to difficult.

EXPERTS REVIEW:

NDA 2 Exam Analysis 2019 for Mathematics

The Mathematics section included 120 questions with an allotment of 300 as maximum marks. The topic focuses on assessing candidate’s calculative skills. NDA 2 2019 Mathematics exam comprised questions from Probability, Integration, Matrix, Differentiation, Trigonometry, Permutation and Combination etc.

Analysis- Maximum questions were asked from Arithmetic, Matrix, Sequence and Series, Differentiation, Trigonometry. The level of paper was moderate but time-consuming. From question 1 to 40 especially the difficulty level was high.

Given below is the detailed exam analysis of NDA 2 for this paper-

Topics

No of questions

Difficulty level

Matrices & Determinants

5

Moderate

Permutation & Combination

3

Moderate

Probability

8

Moderate

Progression & Series

14

Moderate

Trigonometry

15

Moderate

Applications & Derivatives

5

Moderate

Application of Integrals

1

Moderate

Complex numbers

3

Moderate

Integration

4

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

12

Moderate

Conic sections

4

Moderate

Co-ordinate Geometry and Straight Lines

11

Moderate

Vectors

6

Moderate

 

NDA 2 Exam Analysis 2019 for General Ability Test (GAT)

The GAT paper comprises of 150 questions from English, Geography, History, Physics, Chemistry, General Science and Current Affairs. Total marks allotted for this paper is 600. This year division and level of topics is penned down as follows:

Topics

No of questions

Difficulty level

English

50

Easy

Geography

20

Moderate

History

20

Moderate

Physics

25

Moderate

Chemistry

15

Moderate

General Science

10

Moderate

Current Affairs

10

Moderate

 

To make things more clear here is the topic-wise distribution of questions of GAT along with its analysis.

Topic-wise distribution of questions for English

Topics

No. of Questions

Idioms and Phrases

5

Antonyms

5

Synonyms

5

Spotting Errors

5

Cloze Comprehension

5

Ordering of Sentences

5

Reading Comprehension (2 passages)

10

Fill in the Blanks

10

 

Analysis: The English section of NDA 2019 had comparatively easier questions than last year. The candidates who had better preparation of grammatical rules and vocabulary hold higher chances of more marks. Furthermore, the antonyms & synonyms were easier than vocabulary. All in all the English paper seems quite scoring.

Topic wise distribution of General Knowledge:

Subjects

No. of Questions

Geography

15

History

11

Economy

7

Polity

8

Physics

22

Chemistry

17

Biology

8

Current Affairs

9

Static

3

Total

100

 

Analysis- Well students often confuse this paper for being analytical while the truth is the General Knowledge section of GAT in NDA is factual and requires mugging up. So with an upper hand on clarity of concepts the candidate would have easily solved it this year. Talking individually, the History section was bit difficult with questions ranging from world history to modern Indian history. The questions in General sciences had a Moderate to difficult level as questions in Biology section were easy, average in Chemistry and slightly difficult in Physics Lastly, Current affairs Questions ranged from moderate to difficult level. Those who regularly keep up with news and events would not have faced any problem. In a nutshell the paper level was moderate.

 

NDA 2 Expected cut off 2019

Nothing could be said for sure but considering the level of exam, its pattern and question experts have predicted the cut off for this year is to be from 330 to 348.

No matter what and how deep we analyze the paper only you know the truth of your performance. How much you studied, how well you solved the questions will mark your result. But remember no matter what the result is, life goes and the world has abundance of opportunities so keep up your good hopes!

 

See Now:-

NDA-II 2019 GAT Answer Key
NDA-II 2019 Mathematics Answer Key
NDA-II 2019 Mathematics Question Paper
NDA-II 2019 GAT Question Paper Set

 

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