NDA 1 2021 exam analysis : Check GAT paper difficulty level

UPSC NDA 2021 exam analysis for GAT paper is available now. Check good attempts and question paper difficulty level.

NDA 1 2021 exam analysis : Check GAT paper difficulty level
Ujjwal Kirti | Apr 18, 2021 - 5:10 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has conducted the NDA (1) 2021 exam successfully on April 18 (today). Candidates who have appeared in the NDA (1) 2021 exam can check the NDA 2021 exam analysis for the General Ability Test (GAT) paper. The NDA (1) 2021 exam was conducted successfully amidst the coronavirus pandemic following all the SOPs provided by the government. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority also stated that students are allowed for movement during weekend curfew to appear in the examination on production of valid admit cards.


As per the inputs given by students, the NDA 1 2021 GAT paper was of moderate level. Some of the topics such as idioms and phrases were new additions to the English section. The questions of the history section were mostly based on ancient history.

NDA 2021: Highlights

  • The NDA 2021 exam was conducted in offline mode using pen and paper.

  • There were multiple choice questions in the NDA GAT paper.

  • The general ability section of the NDA exam consists of 150 questions carrying 4 marks each.

  • In the NDA GAT paper, 1.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt.

  • The qualifying marks of the NDA GAT and Mathematics paper is 25%.

NDA GAT paper analysis:

As per the feedback by students and experts, candidates did not face much problem while solving the questions that were asked in the General Ability Test (GAT). Candidates can check the topic-wise good attempts and difficulty level of the NDA 2021 GAT paper in the table below.

NDA 2021 Exam Analysis

NDA Subject

Good Attempts

Difficulty level

General Ability Test (GAT)

80-95

Moderate

NDA 2021 GAT Paper Analysis : Topic-wise

Topics

No. of questions

Difficulty level

English

50

Moderate

Geography

20

Moderate

History

15

Easy

Physics

20

Moderate

Chemistry

10

Easy

General Science

15

Moderate

Current Affairs

20

Moderate

NDA 2021 Cut off

Candidates who have appeared in the NDA 1 2021 exam can check the expected cut off of NDA 2021. The NDA 2021 expected cut off marks are based on the previous years cut off marks of NDA.

Phase

Expected cut off

Written Exam Cut off

342

Final Cut off

704

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