How can I prepare for math in NDA?

28th April, 2021 Published by: Saloni Bhatia Updated Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:09 PM IST

The first paper of the NDA consists of math questions. In comparison to the General Skill Test, this section has a lower weighting. It does, however, play an important role in the selection of candidates. The mathematics portion of the NDA is not difficult to master since the questions are mostly from Classes 11 and 12. Candidates can achieve successful exam results by revising and practicing. Candidates must cover the entire syllabus in Math. In order to understand the fundamental principles, students should consult school-level textbooks. Here are some pointers on how to study for the NDA Mathematics exam.

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The pattern of NDA Mathematics Question Papers
NDA's Mathematics segment will include 120 multiple-choice questions of the objective kind. This segment receives a total of 300 points. Candidates will have two hours and thirty minutes to answer the questions. Candidates will receive 2.5 points for correct answers, while 0.83 points will be deducted for incorrect answers.
Mathematics syllabus and relevant topics
Algebra, Matrices and Determinants, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry in Two and Three Dimensions, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, and Statistics and Probability are all included in the NDA curriculum.
The following is the topic-by-topic distribution of questions in Mathematics:
Subjects Number of Question
Algebra 30
Trigonometry 20
Determinants and matrices 10
Analytical Geometry 20
Vector Algebra 10
Statistics and Probability 10
Differential calculus and Integral calculus 20
Total 120
What is the best way to prepare for NDA Mathematics?
For the Mathematics section, use the following tips and tricks:
After reviewing previous years' question papers, candidates must have a good understanding of the NDA syllabus and mark the relevant topics.
Begin by planning the most critical topics first, while allocating time for the more complicated topics.
Mock tests will help you figure out how much time to devote to each form of query. Candidates can also solve previous year's question papers to get a sense of the types of questions that will be asked in the exam.
For effective time management, candidates must learn tips, tricks, and shortcuts.
Easy calculations, such as squares and cubes, should be remembered.
Make a list of shortcuts and formulas to refer to when revising at the last minute.
Since the exam has negative marking, they can only mark the answer if they are certain about it. During the test, do not make educated guesses about the answers.
For NDA planning, candidates should consult good mathematics books.
At least three hours should be set aside during the final period of planning to go over the formula.
When converting numbers from decimal to binary, be careful not to get confused.
Trigonometry is a difficult topic. To understand concepts like Triangle Properties and Inverse Trigonometric Functions. As a result, answer those questions at the end.
The most critical unit in the curriculum is Vector Algebra. Questions based on the Vector Product or Cross Product of two vectors are practiced.
The statistics section can seem easy, but be cautious when calculating the figures.
The Elementary Theorems, Bayes' Theorem, and Binomial Distribution is important in probability.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on How can I prepare for math in NDA?

What is the math level in NDA?

On April 18, 2021, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) successfully administered the Maths test for the National Defense Academy (NDA). The exam is divided into two sections: mathematics and general ability (GAT).

How many points are required to pass NDA maths?

The cutoff for the NDA Written Exam is 25%.
Along with the final NDA score, the official aggregate cutoff is published. The minimum qualifying marks for each paper are 25% in mathematics and 25% in GAT.

Is math needed for the NDA exam?

To summarise, you can apply for the NDA exam for Army Wing without knowing math. You can't join the Indian Navy or Air Force if you don't know how to do the math. But, in any event, you must pass the UPSC mathematics written exam. The written exam consists of a 300-point Mathematics section and a 600-point General Ability Test.

What is the NDA's remuneration?

NDA Salary During Training: During the training period, the applicant will be paid a fixed stipend of Rs. NDA Salary After Training: Once commissioned as an officer (Lieutenant), the pay scale will be level 10, with basic pay ranging from Rs. 56,100 to 1,77,500 plus allowances and other benefits.

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