# NDA-1 2024 Exam Paper Analysis & Cut-off Marks

20-April 2024...........

The NDA exam is conducted to select eligible male and female candidates for admission to the National Defence Academy. The NDA 1 2024 exam was conducted by UPSC on 21st April in two shifts for two papers: Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). As per the official syllabus, the NDA math paper had 120 questions for 300 marks and the General Ability Test (GAT) paper had 150 questions for 600 marks. In this article, we will provide a complete analysis of the NDA 1 2024 exam and the expected cut-off marks.

Marking Scheme in the NDA 1 2024 Exam:

 Particulars Details of Papers Subjects Paper 1 (Mathematics) Paper 2 (GAT) Shift First Second No. of Questions 120 150 (English 50 | GK 100) Maximum Marks 300 600 Time Duration 2 ½ Hours 2 ½ Hours Positive Marking 2.5 Marks 4 Marks Negative Marking 0.83 Marks 1.33 Marks

### NDA 1 2024 Exam Analysis of Math and GAT Papers:

As part of the NDA 1 2024 exam analysis, we have provided details on secured attempts and the overall difficulty level in the exam. Follow the table below to learn all about the NDA-1 2024 paper analysis of both math and GAT papers.

 Sections Total Questions Secured Attempt Difficulty Level Mathematics 120 General Ability Test 150

### NDA 1 2024 Math Paper Analysis:

Based on the latest trends of the NDA exam, we have observed that the NDA math paper consists of moderate questions, with a few difficult ones also. However, the paper is quite uncertain, and the difficulty level of the questions and their types vary every year. Hence, it is important to make a thorough analysis of the NDA 1 2024 math paper to better understand how difficult it was and how many questions were easy to attempt. Check out the difficulty level of the math paper in the NDA-1 2024 exam.

 Chapters Questions Secured Attempt Difficulty Level Algebra Trigonometry Matrices & Determinants Differential Calculus Analytical Geometry 2 D Analytical Geometry 3D Integral Calculus Vector Algebra Statistics Probability

### NDA 1 2024 English Section Analysis:

Read on to learn more about the NDA-1 2024 English section analysis. Here you will also learn the secured attempts and the difficulty level in the English section. The below table provides details on how many questions were asked from each topic in the English section of the NDA 1 2024 exam.

 Topics in the English Section Number of Questions Difficulty Level Easy Questions Moderate Questions Brain Busters (Difficult) Close Test 10 0 0 0 Spotting Errors 0 0 0 0 Idioms and Phrases 5 3 2 0 Antonyms 5 4 1 0 Synonyms 5 5 0 0 Passage 5 5 0 0 Ordering of words 5 3 2 0 Word Classes 5 5 0 0 Sentence Completion 10 10 0 0

### NDA 1 2024 Analysis of General Knowledge Part:

In the NDA-1 2024 GAT paper, the General Knowledge part had 100 objective questions from a mix of subjects such as History, Geography, Polity, Current Affairs, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Check out the NDA-1 2024 analysis of the general knowledge part here.

 Subjects Sub-Section Number of Questions Difficulty Level Easy Questions Moderate Questions Brain Busters (Difficult) History Ancient History 08 02 03 03 Medieval History 03 01 01 01 Modern History 05 02 02 01 Geography Physical Geography 12 0 08 04 Indian Geography 07 2 5 0 World Geography 00 00 00 00 Polity 03 00 03 00 Economics 01 01 00 00 Physics 26 08 08 10 Chemistry 15 13 01 01 Biology 10 07 03 00 Current Affairs 10 07 02 01

### NDA 1 2024 Expected Cut-off Marks

The expected cut-off marks for the NDA exam vary every year. It is dependent on many factors such as the number of candidates taking the exam, the difficulty level of both papers and the number of vacancies. However, we have calculated the NDA-1 2024 expected cut-off mark based on the latest trends in the NDA written exam. We have also considered previous years’ cut-off marks for the NDA written exam to estimate the cut-off marks for the NDA-1 2024 exam. Candidates should note that the NDA 1 2024 cut-off score for the written exam will be released by the UPSC after the declaration of the final result.

 Particular Cut-off Score NDA 1 2024 Exam -

Previous Years’ Cut-off Marks for NDA Written Exam

Here you can check NDA cut-off marks for the previous years’ written exams. You can also estimate the cut-off marks for the NDA-1 2024 exam based on the analysis of the given table.

 Exam Cut-off Score NDA 2 2023 292 NDA 1 2023 301 NDA 2 2022 316 NDA 1 2022 360 NDA 2 2021 355 NDA 1 2021 343 NDA 2 2020 355 NDA 1 2020 355 NDA 2 2019 346 NDA 1 2019 342 NDA 2 2018 325 NDA 1 2018 338 NDA 2 2017 258 NDA 1 2017 342

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