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Course SummaryThis extensive study guide is designed to help you review various concepts in math, science, English, history and current events. You can expect to be tested on all of these subjects when taking the National Defence Academy (NDA) admissions exam.
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About This Course
You can reinforce what you might already know or learn new information about various subjects using this course. A combination of video and text lessons address topics relating to algebra and advanced algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, statistics and probability. You will also go over English grammar rules and reading comprehension, Indian history, world geography and events in modern India. Science concepts you will explore in this guide include motion, chemical properties, sound waves, electrical currents, magnetism, heat transfer and measurements. All of these concepts appear on the NDA exam.
About the Exam
The NDA exam is an admissions test for students in India who are seeking to enter the Army, Navy or Air Force wing of the National Defence Academy. It is administered twice a year, in January and July. This is a two-part exam; the first section covers mathematics and the second contains parts A and B. Part A addresses English topics, while the second covers general knowledge in history, science, geography and current events. Students will have 5 hours to complete the entire exam (2.5 hours per section). There are 120 questions in the mathematics portion of the exam and 150 questions in the second portion (50 in English and 100 in general knowledge). The NDA is a multiple-choice exam.
NDA Exam Preparation & Registration
Using this study guide is an easy way to review subjects on which you will be tested when sitting for the NDA exam. To prepare you for the mathematics portion of the exam, this study guide covers such topics as basic arithmetic concepts, algebraic theorems, matrix types, linear equations, trigonometric functions, geometry formulas, analytic geometry, calculating derivatives, integral calculus and differential equations. Chapters focusing on English provide opportunities for the study of grammar rules and usage, reading strategies and writing structure. Science concepts that are addressed in this guide include acceleration and momentum, energy, heat transfer, magnetic poles, lights and mirrors, electrical power, atoms, chemical symbols and formulas, elemental properties and living organisms. Finally, you will explore subjects in ancient and modern Indian history, world and regional geography, oceans and the atmosphere, world government and current events in India. Lessons are easily accessible from any device and allow you to study at your own pace and when it is convenient for your schedule. Take self-assessment quizzes to determine how much you have retained about one topic before moving on to the next lesson.
Candidates for the NDA exam must meet nationality, age, educational and physical requirements. Once these requirements have been met, candidates must complete an online application accessible on the Indian government website and submit payment of application fees. These fees can be paid online with a credit or debit card or by cash at the counter of a branch of the State Bank of India. To complete the cash option, you must select 'Pay by Cash', which generates a pay-in slip which must be presented when making the cash payment.
The NDA exam is administered by the Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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