NDA-1 2021 Exam Maths & GAT Paper Analysis & Review-18 APRIL 2021

NDA-1 2021 Exam Maths & GAT Paper Analysis & Review-18 APRIL 2021
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UPSC NDA-1-2021 Exam Analysis & Review (18 APRIL 2021)

 

UPSC NDA(1) 2021 Exam Analysis & Review (18th April 2021): UPSC NDA & NA (1) 2021 Exam was held in offline mode on 18th April 2021. UPSC conducted the Written Exam at selected Examination Centres spread across India under UPSC NDA & NA I 2021 Recruitment in Indian Armed Forces, i.e., Army, Navy and Air Force of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA).

 

 

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The candidates were supposed to attempt two papers: Paper1- Mathematics (300 Marks) & Paper2-General Ability Test (600 Marks The selection process of NDA 2020 recruitment will consist of 2 stages, i.e., written exam and SSB Interview. In this article, we are going to share the detailed Exam Analysis of UPSC NDA & NA -1-2021 Written Exam held on 18th April 2021.

 

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UPSC NDA 2020 Exam Live Updates from Examination Centres

Exam Centre Delhi: Social Distancing Norms and Sanitization done on exam centres as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Exam Centre Maharashtra: Temperature of Candidates was checked through Thermal Scanner at NDA Exam Centres.

Exam Centre Himachal Pradesh: Candidates are travelling through special arrangements to reach their exam centres for appearing in NDA-1-2021 Exam.

Exam Centre Chandigarh: Candidates arrived for appearing in NDA-1-2021 Exam on time at the exam centres.

Exam Centre Lucknow: Candidates reached with full zeal and enthusiasm. Covid 19 precautions were taken, Candidates were motivated at various centres by Sir Shishir Dixit-Founder Director CEPL and Full Team Centurion by Distributing masks ,Current Affairs Ranniti Magazine and appreciating their efforts!

 

 

UPSC NDA (1) 2021 Exam Analysis – 18th April 2021

UPSC NDA(1) 2021 Written Exam consisted of Mathematics Paper (300 Marks) and General Ability Test (600 Marks) for total 900 marks in the Objective MCQ Format. Questions asked in the exam were of ‘Easy To Moderate’ level in different subjects. Also, there was negative marking of 1/3rd marks for wrong answers. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this UPSC NDA 2020 Exam held on 18th April 2021:

 

UPSC NDA (1) 2021 Exam Analysis – 18th April 2021

Category

(Number of Questions/Marks)

Topics

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

Paper-1

Mathematics

(120/300 Marks)

Algebra, Matrices and Determinants, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimensions, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability

EASY TO MODERATE

(55 to 65)

 

 

UPSC NDA (1) 2021 Section-wise Exam Analysis

Below is the Section-wise Exam Analysis of UPSC NDA & NA 2020 Exam including two papers, i.e., Mathematics & General Ability Test.

UPSC NDA & NA (1) 2021  Mathematics (Paper-1) Exam Analysis / 120 questions

of 2.5 Marks – Total 300 Marks

S.No.

Topic Name

No. Of Questions Asked

1

Trigonometry

14

2

Matrices and Determinants

8

3

Probability

5

4

Quadratic Equations

1

5

Statistics

13

6

Relations and Functions

4

7

Sequence and Series

5

8

Vectors

5

9

Straight Lines

6

10

Differential Equations

5

11

Integration

5

12

Limits and Continuity

4

13

Conics

2

14

Permutation and Combination

3

15

Complex Numbers

5

16

Differentiation

3

17

Binomial Theorem

3

18

A.O.D

6

19

3D Geometry

5

20

Circles

2

21

Logs

4

22

A.O.I

1

23

Inverse Trig

2

24

Miscellaneous

9

 

 

UPSC NDA & NA -1-2021 General Ability Test (Paper-2) Exam Analysis

150 Questions of 4 Marks – Total 600 Marks

Part

Topics

No. Of Questions asked

Part- A

English

(200 Marks)

Synonyms

10

Antonyms

10

Spotting the Errors

10

Idioms & Phrases

5

Ordering of words in a Sentence

5

Reading Comprehension (1 Set)

5

Fill in the Blanks

5

Part-B

General Knowledge (400 Marks)

Physics

Optics

11

Wave and Oscillation

4

Current

2

Unit and Discover

2

Thermodynamics

2

Fluid

1

Laws of Motion

1

Semiconductor

1

24

Chemistry

Chemical Formula

1

Important Gases

3

Chemistry in Everyday Life

3

Alloys

1

Electro Chemistry

2

Chemical Bonding

2

Allotropes

1

Acid, Base & Salt

2

Atomic Structure

1

16

Biology

Cell Biology

2

Vitamins

1

Plant Morphology

3

Plant Tissue

1

Animal Physiology

2

Plant Physiology

1

10

History, Freedom Movement, Constitution

Ancient Indian History

5

Medieval Indian History

3

Modern Indian History

5

World History

2

Polity

5

20

Geography

World Geography

4

Indian Geography

4

Physical Geography

10

18

Miscellaneous

1

Current Affairs

11

Total (Part A + Part B)

150 Questions/ 600 Marks

 

 

Highlights of UPSC NDA(1) 2021 Written Exam:

  • The paper was conducted in Offline Mode at selected Examination Centers across different cities.
  • All the questions were compulsory and were in Objective Type MCQ Format.
  • The Question papers (test booklets) of Mathematics and Part ‘B’ of General Ability Test were set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
  • Mathematics Paper was held in morning shift (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM) and each question was of 5 marks.
  • General Ability Test (GAT) Paper was held in the afternoon shift (2:00 PM to 4:30 PM) and easch question was of 4 marks.
  • There was negative marking of 1/3rd Marks for wrong answers.
  • The candidates were not permitted to use calculator or Mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective type papers.
  • It was compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well.
  • The Commission has discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.
  • Wearing of mask/face cover was mandatory for all candidates. Hand sanitizer (small size) in a transparent bottle was allowed.
  • Candidates were required to follow COVID 19 norms of ‘social distancing’ as well as ‘personal hygiene’ inside the Examination Halls/Rooms as well as in the premises of the Venue.

 

Important Points to Remember after UPSC NDA (1) 2021 Written Exam

SSB Interview (900 Marks): UPSC prepares a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as fixed by the Commission at their discretion. Such candidates shall appear before a Services Selection Board (SSB) for Intelligence and Personality Test where candidates for the Army/Navy wings of the NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy will be assessed on Officers Potentiality and those for the Air Force in addition to the above will have to qualify Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS).

 

The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the lakhs of candidates, who have appeared for the UPSC NDA (1) 2021  Exam held on 18th April 2021.

 

 

By,
Gurkirat Kaur
Personality Development Coach, Defence Career Mentor,
Center Head-Centurion Defence Academy