Union Public service Commission (UPSC) conducts the NDA (National Defence Academy) – Naval academy (NA) examination. NDA exam is conducted twice in month of April NDA I Paper and NDA II Paper in September. It is national level entrance exam organize for the students to get admission into the Indian Armed Force for different wings as; Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force.
NDA Exam Pattern 2017:
NDA examination consist two papers- Paper I Mathematics and Paper II General Ability Test. Mathematics section contains 120 question of 300 marks and duration of time will be 150 minutes whereas General Ability test consist 150 questions of 600 marks and time duration will be 150 marks.
Strategy Tips to crack UPSC NDA /NA Prelims 2017
Revision and Preparation:
It is very important to revise all the notes and topics before the examination. Boost your all strengths by attempting difficult topics. Start your preparation early in month of March to September for better result in NDA. Focus on what you know, do not stress yourself.
Make a short note while preparing:
You have to understand that it is not easy us to go lower back to the massive substances over and over while you’re having shortage in time. So the better practice is that preserve a short notice even as you prepare, make it in a manner that with an unmarried appearance you need to be capable of draw close the crisp. Even it can be used someday before of your exam; going through it will refresh the understanding.
Focus on English:
Proficiency in English is required for clearing the NDA examination. Your English is not only tested in written test but if there is fluency in your English, then it may leave the good impression on selectors also at the time of interview.
Concentrate on Current Affairs:
As General Knowledge is the part of syllabus so prepare it well. You can strong your GK portion by reading newspapers, magazines, journals, refer books of prominent writers that focus on current affairs, etc.
Speed up you Math’s calculation:
Those Aspirants who want to clear NDA Examination should have to focus on mathematics section. If you need good marks than you should accelerate your calculation and increase your question solving speed. You should know how much time you need to spend for every question. Do practice a lot and manage time to cover syllabus for NDA II preparation
Attempt Earlier Year Paper:
It is advisable to solve a lot of previous papers in order to compete in the examination. Analyze sample paper previous paper soon after completing it to identify and improve your weak areas. Especially practicing with reasoning questions, mathematics, number series, codes will make the candidate efficient and tricky in finding the answers.
Stay Positive and confident:
First of all remove your all fear, boost your confidence level and never give up. Revise whatever you learn. If you are fully confident than you have the ability to answer any unknown question. Keep your mind positive always. Take a deep breath and keep calm.