UPSC NDA 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern Get Detailed Here
As we Know, Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) released a recruitment notification for the admission of 413 staff to the Indian Army, Navy and Indian Air Force. This is a good opportunity for those candidate who want to make carrier in National Defence Sector can apply Online.
Online Registration for NDA I 2020 Application Form will be closed on 6th July 2020.
There are total number of Vacancy is 413 posts.
Get the Detailed Latest Pattern of UPSC NDA & NA(2) exam which is scheduled to be conducted on 19th April 2020.
UPSC NDA Section Process
The UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2020 is divided into two sections: Part -1 and Part -2. The Exam will be in Objective Type.
Subject | Code | Exam Duration | Max. Mark |
Mathematics | 1 | 2 hrs. 30 min | 300 |
General Ability Test | 2 | 2 hrs. 30 min | 600 |
Total | 900 | ||
SSB Interview | 900 | ||
Grand Total | 1800 |
UPSC NDA & NA(1) Mathematics Syllabus
The mathematics exam of UPSC NDA & NA(1) consists of 300 marks, there is 0.87 negative marking for paper 1 exam
Paper 1 : Mathematics (Max. Marks :300) | |
Chapter | Syllabus |
Algebra | Concept of Sets, Operation on Sets, Venn Diagram |
Cartesian Product, relation and Equivalence Relation. | |
Representation of Real Numbers on a line | |
Cube roots and Binary number System | |
Quadratic Equation, Arithmetic and Geometric Progression | |
Linear Inequations, Permutation and Combination | |
Binomial Theorem and its Application, Logarithms and its application. | |
Matrices and Determinants | Types of Matrices and Operation on Matrices |
Determinant of Matrices | |
Properties of Determinants | |
Adjoint and inverse of matrices | |
Application solution of linear equation by Cramer rule and Matrix Method. | |
Trigonometry | Angles and their measures in degrees and in Radians |
Trigonometrical Ratios and Identities | |
Inverse trigonometric functions | |
Application Height and Distance | |
Properties of Angles | |
Multiples and Sub-multiples of Angles | |
Analytical Geometry | Cartesian Coordinate System, |
Distance Formula | |
Equation of a Line, Angles between two lines and two plane | |
Distance of a Point, Circle Equation in Standard and In General form | |
Standard forms of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola, sphere | |
Eccentricity and axis of a conic | |
Point in three dimensional space | |
Distance between two points, Equation b/w two points | |
Directions cosine and direction ratios | |
Equation of a plane and line | |
Differential Calculus | Real values function- domain |
Range and graph of a function | |
Composite Functions, One to One,Onto and Inverse functions | |
Notion of Limit, Examples of Standard Limit | |
Continuity Function – Examples | |
Algebraic operations on continuous functions | |
Derivation of Functions at a point, geometrical and Physical Interpretation of a derivative- application | |
Derivatives of a sum, product and quotient of functions, derivative of a function , derivative of composite functions | |
Second Order Derivatives, Increasing and Decreasing function. | |
Application of Derivatives in problems of maxima and minima. | |
Integral Calculus and Differential equations | Integration as inverse of differentiation, integration by substitution and by parts, standard integrals involving algebraic expressions, trigonometric, exponential and hyperbolic functions |
Evaluation of definite integrals—determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves—applications | |
Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of differential equation by examples | |
General and particular solution of a differential equation, solution of first order and first degree differential equation of various types-examples | |
Application in problems of growth and decay. | |
Vector Algebra | Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude and direction of a vector |
Unit and null vectors, addition of vectors, scalar multiplication of a vector, scalar product or dot product of two vectors | |
Vector product or cross product of two vectors | |
Applications- work done by a force and moment of a force and in geometrical problems | |
Statistics | Classification of data, frequency of distribution, cumulative frequency distribution – examples |
Graphical representation- histograms, Pie Chart, frequency polygon-examples | |
Measures of Central tendency- Mean, Median and Mode | |
Variance and Standard deviation-determination and comparisons | |
Correlation and Regression | |
Probability | Random Experiment, Outcomes and Associated Sample Space, Events, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, impossible and certain events |
Union and Intersection of Events | |
Complementary , elementary and composite events | |
Definition of probability- classical and statistical-examples | |
Elementary theorems on probability-simple problems | |
Conditional probability, Bayes’s theorem-simple problems | |
Random variable as function on a sample space | |
Binomial distribution, examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution. |
UPSC NDA & NA(II) General Ability Syllabus
The general ability test for UPSC NDA & NA(1) is divided into parts : English (Max. Marks 200) and General Knowledge(Max. Marks : 400)
Note: There is -1.33 negative marking for both English and General Knowledge.
Part A : English
The English section of General Ability test comprises of 200 Marks which include the following topics.
Grammar Rules and Usage(Articles, Preposition, Tenses, Adjective, Noun, Conjunction, Pronouns, Subject Verb Agreement etc.), Vocabulary(Antonyms and synonyms, Idioms and Phrases), Comprehension reading based questions.
Part B : General Knowledge
The General knowledge section of General Ability test comprises of 400 marks which covers the following topics including sections :Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and Current Affairs.
Section ‘A’ : Physics
The syllabus for physics comprises of the below concepts.
Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity,Principles of Archimedes, Pressure barometer.
Motion of Objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newton’s law of motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelograms of forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy,Effects of Heat, Measurement of temperature and Heat, Change of State and Latent heat, Modes of transference of Heat.
Sound Waves and their properties, simple musical instruments, Rectilinear propagation of light, Reflection and Refraction.
Spherical mirrors and lenses, Human Eye.
Natural and Artificial Magnets, Properties of Magnets , Earth as a magnets.Static and Current Electricity, Conductors and non-conductors, Ohm’s law, simple Electricity circuits, Heating, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current, Measurement of Electrical Power, Primary and Secondary Cells, Use of X-Rays.
General Principles in the working of the following:
Simple Pendulum, Simple Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker,Thermos, Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs,Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s compass, Lightening Conductors, Safety Fuses.
Section ‘B’ : Chemistry
Physical and chemical changes.
Elements, Mixtures and compounds, Symbols, Formulae and Simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination(Excluding problems).
Properties of Air and Water.
Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen,Oxygen, Nitrogen and Co2, Oxidation and reduction, Acids, base and salts, Carbon-different forms, Fertilizers-Natural and Artificial.
Materials used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, safety Matches and Gun Powder.
Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom, Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.
Section ‘C’ : General Science
Difference B/w the living and non-living.
Basis of life- Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues.
Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals.
Elementary knowledge of Human Body and its important organs.
Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention.
Food- Source of Energy for man.
Constituents of food, Balanced Diet. The Solar System – Meteors and Comets, Eclipses.
Achievements of Eminent Scientists.
Section ‘D’ : History, Freedom Movement etc.
Survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilization.
Freedom movement in India.
Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration.
Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India.
Panchayati Raj, Co-operative and Community development.
Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, national Integration and Welfare State, Basics Teaching of Mahatma Gandhi
Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance, Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence.
French revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution.
Impact of Science and Technology on Society.
Concept of One World, United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism.
Role of India in the present world.
Section ‘E’ : Geography
The Earth, its shape and size.
Lattitudes and Longitudes, Concept of Time.
International Date Line.
Movements of Earth and their effects.
Origin of earth.
Rocks and theirs classification; Weathering- Mechanical and chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes.
Ocean Currents and tides Atmosphere and its composition; Temperature and Atmospheric pressure, Planetary Winds, cyclones and Anti Cyclones; Humidity; condensation and Precipitation; Types of Climate, major Natural regions of teh World.
Regional Geography of India- Climate, Natural vegetation, Mineral and power resources; Location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities.
Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India.
Main items of Import and Export of India.
Section ‘F’ : Current Events
Knowledge of important events that have happened in India in the recent years.
Current Important World Events.
Prominent Personalities- both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports