Tips to score more than 90% in upcoming NDA-1 exam

If you want to join the National Defence Academy (NDA) and become an officer in the Indian armed forces, this article is for you! The NDA Preparation Tips which I am sharing are from the experts in the field and will undoubtedly assist you in balancing your time spent on regular studies and NDA exam preparation.

The UPSC NDA & NA exam will be held on April 10, 2022, for admission to the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force. With only 20 days left until the exam, you should ensure that you have completed the revision of the entire syllabus.

Here are some important tips to keep in mind:

  • You must plan your preparation and divide your time evenly between the two papers. For your preparation, you must refer to the NCERT books.

  • Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry should be prepared using Class 12th textbooks, while Biology, Geography, History, Political Science, and Economics should be prepared using Class 10th textbooks.

  • You must understand the fundamental concepts of mathematics because questions are asked in both forms: to complete the statement and to solve.

  • Make a Mathematics revision sheet. It should include key points and formulas. Re-read basic grammar rules to improve your reading comprehension, basic grammar, and vocabulary scores.

  • The English section, worth 200 marks, is one of the most important sections of the NDA exam, so it's important to prepare for it thoroughly.

  • One of the most important sections of the entrance exam is current affairs. You must be well-versed in events (mainly defence events) that occurred at least five years ago.

  • It all boils down to effectively managing the time that has been allotted. Learn how to use shortcut methods to save time. Don't waste time trying to answer a question about which you have no idea. Instead, proceed to the next question. Keep an eye on your wristwatch at all times.

  • If you've been naturally strong in English since elementary school, you won't have much trouble with the English section of the exam. Otherwise, you'll need to brush up on your skills. Reading is the best way to accomplish this. Reading English storybooks, novels, NEWS papers, and so on will help you improve your language skills while also expanding your vocabulary. Believe me, it will help you improve your grammar and writing skills.

  • In the Chemistry section, you must understand the fundamental concepts and classifications of elements, compounds, and mixtures.

Below I have shared a study plan for the 20 days which will be effective in revising the whole syllabus:

First 10 Days

Spend at least 10 hours on average in a day to study. For the first 10 days starting from today start revising all the notes you prepared and focus mainly on:

  • Revision of formulas for Mathematics and Physics.

  • Practice Comprehension of English

  • Revise concept and theories of Chemistry

  • Revise History & freedom movement along with all significant dates and events.

Remaining 10 Days

The last 10 days before the examination are very crucial to review your preparedness. Follow the tips which I am sharing and be exam ready:

  • Revise a section in which you are weak and don’t spend more than 2 hours on such topics.

  • Solve NDA Full-Length Mock Tests and evaluate the test performance. Determine your strong and weak points and re-revise the weak topics through Sectional Tests of NDA Mock Test Series.  You can visit the website to practice their NDA Free Mock Test.

Revise current affairs by attempting Daily Current Affair Quiz and attempt Sectional Test of General Science.



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