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

18-November 2019...........

## 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 Mathematics Question Paper
NDA-II 2019 GAT Question Paper Set

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