NDA 1 Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty level, good attempts and more!

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On April 10th, the UPSC held the NDA 1 2022 test. Go through the post to get everything you need to know about the UPSC NDA Exam Analysis 2022.

On April 10th, the UPSC held the NDA 1 2022 test. The NDA 1 2022 test was divided into two shifts: Maths and GAT. The NDA Exam is held twice a year to recruit candidates for the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Candidates should be aware of the weightage of each topic since this allows them to strategically prepare for the test. Along with the NDA exam analysis 2022, the projected cutoff based on the difficulty level of the NDA 2022 test will be announced soon. According to the NDA test analysis 2022 from the previous year, the exam was of a moderate level on both shifts. Go through the post to get everything you need to know about the UPSC NDA Exam Analysis 2022. The NDA 2022 exam analysis contains the difficulty level of sections, chapter-wise weightage for NDA maths and GAT question paper, number of good attempts, and more. You may also check How To Prepare for NDA With Top Tricks and Right Strategy
 
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Table of Contents

  1. UPSC NDA 1 Exam Analysis 2022: Overview
  2. NDA Exam 1 Analysis 2022: Dates
  3. UPSC NDA 1 2022 Paper Analysis: Mathematics
  4. UPSC NDA 1 Exam Analysis 2022: GAT
  5. NDA 1 2022 Exam Analysis: Cut Off Trend
  6. UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2022
 

UPSC NDA 1 Exam Analysis 2022: Overview

Subject Good Attempt Difficulty Level
Mathematics 70-75 Easy
General Ability Test 65-69 Easy to Moderate


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NDA Exam 1 Analysis 2022: Dates

 
Events NDA 1 2022 NDA 2 2022
NDA notification 2022 December 22, 2021 May 18, 2022
NDA exam date 2022 April 10, 2022 September 4, 2022
 

UPSC NDA 1 2022 Paper Analysis: Mathematics

The Mathematics paper has a Moderate level of difficulty. A total of 65-70 questions will suffice as a good try. The following subjects were addressed in the questions:
Topics No. of Questions
Trigonometry 14
Height & Distance 2
Sequence & Series 5
Complex Numbers 2
Inequality & Logs 1
Permutation  & Combination 8
Quadratic Equation 6
Binomial Theorem 3
Matrices & Determinants 10
Probability 8
Binary 2
Set Relations & Functions 8
Limits, Continuity & Differentiability 4
Differentiation 9
Integration 5
Differential Equation 4
Vectors 5
Conic Section 3
Lines 4
3D Geometry 6
Static 11
Total 120


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UPSC NDA 1 Exam Analysis 2022: GAT

This paper's overall difficulty level ranged from Easy to Moderate. The following is a topic-by-topic distribution of questions:
Topic No. of Questions
English 50
History 12
Geography 15
Polity 9
Current Affairs 13
Physics 22
Chemistry 16
Biology 12


NDA 1 2022 Exam Analysis: Cut Off Trend

Candidates may see how much more they need to study in order to earn a good mark on the next UPSC NDA Exam. Candidates may also view the written test cut off marks and study the pattern on an annual basis from this page.
Year NDA 1 Exam NDA 2 Exam
2021 343
2020 355 355
2019 342 346
2018 338 325
2017 342 258
2016 288 229
2015 306 269
2014 360 283
2013 333 360
2012 335


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UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2022


The applicants will take two papers: mathematics and the General Ability Test. The mathematics paper will be worth 300 points, while the General Ability Test will be worth 600 points. Both papers will have a time limit of 150 minutes or 2 1/2 hours.
Papers Subject Questions Maximum marks Duration
Paper 1 Mathematics 120 300 150 minutes
Paper 2 General Ability Test 150 600 150 minutes
  • The examination is worth 900 points.
  • The test is divided into two papers.
  • Each paper has a running time of 150 minutes.
 

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What is the overall difficulty level of NDA Exam Analysis 2022?

The overall difficulty level of NDA Exam Analysis 2022 was easy to moderate as per the feedback shared by the candidate who appeared for the examination. However, some students find it easy as well. Thus, the difficulty level of the examination depends on your preparation.

What is the subject-wise difficulty level of the NDA 2022 exam?

 According to the NDA exam analysis 2022, the subject-specific difficulty levels are as follows: -
 
  • Maths - Easy to Moderate
  • GAT - Easy to Moderate

What is the duration of the NDA Written exam 2022?

The NDA written exam 2022 duration is 2 hours each for Mathematics and GAT.

How many subjects are there in the NDA exam 2022?

There are two subjects i.e. Mathematics and General Ability Test.

I am currently studying in the 11th grade. Can I apply for the UPSC NDA Exam?

No, you cannot. Candidates can only apply for this examination after they qualify their 12th grade.

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