Opennaukri is educational guidance portal that offers career guidance, career counselling and career assistant to students are finding it difficult to make a choice or are confused about the next career step. In this page, we will try to help students preparing for NDA, for them, we have listed the Best NDA Books for preparation. The list of books is prepared by experts after checking the latest pattern and syllabus for NDA. The written exam conducted for NDA includes two subjects namely General Ability (GA) and Mathematics, where GA include English and General Knowledge questions.
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NDA Exam Pattern
- The written test is for a total of 900 marks. The Mathematics paper is for 300 marks while the General Ability is held for 600 marks.
- The Mathematics and PART B of the General Ability paper is available in both the languages, Hindi and English.
- The NDA written exam includes negative marking.
- Duration of written exam is 2.5 hours.
- Candidates are shortlisted based on their performance in the written exam, the selected ones are called for SSB Interview. The interview is also conducted for 900 marks.
NDA Syllabus Mathematics – Important Part
Mathematics is an important section of NDA, here we are highlighting the important topics. After analyzing the NDA Paper 2 which was held in November 2019, we found that the maximum number of questions in Mathematics were asked from Probability (10 questions), Algebra, Matrices & Determinants (30 questions), Calculus, Trigonometry (30 questions), Complex number & Quadratic equation (15+ questions).
So here are some of the important topics that you must not miss:
- Statistics & Probability in Vector Algebra.
- Integral Calculus & Differential Equations in Differential Calculus.
- Matrices & Determinants in Algebra.
- Analytical Geometry (2 and 3 Dimensions) in Trigonometry
NDA Best Books
- Pathfinder NDA/NA National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Entrance Examination by Arihant
- Study Package MATHEMATICS NDA & NA Entrance Exam by Arihant
- NDA & NA Entrance Examination by Vidya Prakashan Mandir
- Mathematics for NDA and NA by RS Aggarwal
- NDA/ NA 14 years English & General Knowledge Topic-wise Solved by Disha Publications
- General Knowledge Manual 2020 by Thorpe
NDA best books help you out beat the competition, but having the best books is not enough, you must put in the efforts. NDA is one of the best ways to achieve your dream career in the defence sector. Remember the competition is increasing, so you need to do things differently to get closer to your dreams. All the best!