Ujjwal Kirti|Oct 22, 2021
NDA 2020 (September) LIVE Updates - Know Paper, Exam Analysis, Answer Key
NEW DELHI: UPSC conducted NDA 2020 paper 1 and paper 2 on September 6, 2020 exam from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m and 2 pm to 4.30 pm. NDA Maths paper was moderate to difficult while NDA GAT paper is easy to moderate. UPSC NDA 2020 conducted held in pen and paper mode. Students followed the NDA exam instructions before appearing for the NDA exam 2020.
Latest- NDA September 2020 Paper Analysis (Maths) also check NDA GAT Paper Analysis Here
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NDA 2020 Exam Highlights
Conducting Body- Union Public Service Commission
NDA Full Form- National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam
Exam Mode- Offline/ Pen and Paper mode
Exam Duration- 2. 30 hours for each paper
NDA Exam Date- September 6, 2020
Exam Time- 10 am -12.30 pm and 2 pm - 4.30 pm
NDA exam negative marking- 1/3rd of the marks
NDA Exam Centre List 2020- Click Here to check detailed notification
NDA Exam Admit Card Link- Download Here
According to Tribune India, a total of 26,013 candidates will appear for NDA 2020 exam in 65 government schools in Chandigarh city. The documents required for NDA written exam includes admit card and a valid photo ID proof.
The exam conducted in 41 exam cities. Earlier, Piyush Goyal, Indian Railway Minister in a tweet mentioned that Indian railways scheduled special trains on September 4, 5, and 6 for NDA aspirants.
Enhancing convenience of candidates appearing for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy exams, Railways to run special trains on 4th, 5th & 6th September.— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 4, 2020
Under the leadership of PM @NarendraModi Ji, Railways is leaving no stone unturned in assisting students. pic.twitter.com/YhfeNDaKJ8
Here we have provided the NDA exam analysis, question paper, students’ reaction, and other important details for the candidates. Hence, stay updated with us to know how NDA September 2020 is conducted in the COVID19 pandemic.
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UPSC NDA Exam 2020 Paper 1 and Paper 2 is over. Keep checking the page for getting the latest NDA 2020 exam updates related to the exam analysis and answer key.
NDA GAT Question Paper 2020 OUT!
The unofficial NDA GAT Question Paper 2020 is available now. Check a few questions, Final PDF will be updated soon.
NDA GAT Paper Analysis
NDA General Ability Test (GAT) paper was moderate. The questions were asked from the topics like-
- Current affairs
- Books and author
NDA 2020 Attendance in COVID19
As per HT reports, the attendance recorded in the NDA 2020 exam is 37%. most of the students skipped the examination due to the fear of increasing COVID19 cases.
NDA GAT passing marks
The passing marks of NDA GAT paper is 25%. There is no separate qualifying marks for SC/ST or OBC.
NDA 2020 Paper 2 Over
UPSC has successfully conducted the NDA exam 2020 today. The second paper was held from 2 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Candidates find the GAT exam moderate. Soon we will update the NDA GAT paper 2020 here. Stay updated.
Unofficial NDA Maths Answer Key PDF
The unofficial answer key of NDA Maths paper is now available. Candidates can check the answers in this answer key. It is also advised to not consider them as final answers as these are from a few coaching institutes.Click here to check the answers to the questions asked in the NDA exam 2020
NDA Maths Paper, Answer Key and Solutions (Unofficial)- Check here
An unofficial answer key and solution has been issued by a coaching institute. Candidates can click here to check the answer key and solutions.
NDA Exam Passing Marks
The passing marks in NDA Maths exams is 25%. Candidates have to secure a minimum of 350-360 marks out of 900 to qualify the NDA paper 2020. However, candidates have to obtain the NDA exam passing marks in GAT as well to get selected for the SSB interview.
NDA 2020 Paper 2 Started with proper safety
The second paper of NTA 2020 GAT has been started as per the NDA exam instructions.
UPSC NDA 2020 Answer Key- When and where to download?
Unofficial answer keys will be released by some coaching institutes soon after the conclusion of the NDA exam 2020. While the official answer keys will be released tentatively in October 2020.
The link to download the unofficial answer key will be updated on this page immediately after its release.
NDA Maths Question Paper 2020 Released
Careers360 Team released the NDA Maths question paper 2020. Click here to download the pdf
NDA 2020- Student's Reaction
The attendance in NDA exam 2020 is very low. In the room allotted for 25 candidates, only 9 were present to appear for exam. Keep visiting the page for latest updates on NDA September 2020
NDA Maths Paper 2020 Released (Unofficially)
NDA exam paper of Mathematics is released unofficial for the aspirants. We will update the complete NDA question paper soon.
NDA Maths Paper Analysis 2020 Released- Paper was moderate
NDA exam paper of Maths is moderate. The topics asked in the NDA September 2020 are
- Quadratic equation
- Permutation nd combination
NDA September 2020 Paper 1 Over
Students are now leaving the exam centres as the NDA September 2020 Paper 1 is over.
NDA Exam Analysis- Last Year's Trend
Last year, the NDA Maths paper was moderate to difficult. There was a total of 300 marks in NDA Maths paper and 1/3rd marks is deducted for each incorrect response. Students should keep the NDA exam negative marking in mind while analysing their responses.
NDA Maths Analysis to be updated soon
NDA Exam Analysis for Mathematics to be released soon. The first shift of NDA 2020 will conclude at 12.30 p.m. Here, we will also update the NDA paper 2020 for both maths and GAT.
NDA Exam- Special Train for NDA Aspirants at Srinagar
Important Announcement— CNS Kashmir (@cnskashmir) September 6, 2020
Two Exam Special trains for UPSC/NDA & NA exam to run towards Srinagar Station from Baramulla and Banihal Stations on 06.09.2020 with halts at Anantnag and Budgam stations.
(Passengers shall adhere to the #Covid19 related safety Norms and guidelines.) pic.twitter.com/azw8KKtz1t
NDA Exam 2020- Arrangements at Chandigarh Centre
The exam is started with proper guidelines. There is no misconduct or violation of guidelines.
Chandigarh: Candidates arrived at different centres across the country to write National Defence Academy (NDA) exams today. Earlier visuals from outside a school in Sector 21 that has been designated as an examination centre. pic.twitter.com/89MvQeRBZo— ANI (@ANI) September 6, 2020
NDA Exam Centre at Delhi
All the norms of social distancing, thermal screening is being followed properly at the Delhi exam centre.
Delhi: Candidates appearing for National Defence Academy (NDA) exams, observe social distancing norms and sanitisation, at an examination centre in Lodhi Estate area, earlier today. pic.twitter.com/Sz5KZQ9Xa8— ANI (@ANI) September 6, 2020
NDA Exam 2020- No Proper Arrangement at Prayagraj Centre
According to the latest ANI report, there is no proper arrangement at the exam centre. Candidates are worried about their safety as they traveled miles from their home to appear for NDA exam.
Prayagraj: Candidates arrive outside an examination center in the district, to write National Defence Academy (NDA) exam.— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 6, 2020
A candidate says, "There are no arrangements for us, in the wake of #COVID19. We came from far off places, without any special transport arrangement." pic.twitter.com/25irUhPBqT
NDA Exam Started
NDA exam started at the scheduled time 10 am. We will keep updating the post on exam analysis after the completion. Candidates are suggested to keep checking the NDA latest updates for post exam analysis
Police are scattering the crowd so that all the exam guidelines and precautions are followed. Entry gates will be closed soon. Candidates are advised to stay calm and be near the entrance gate.
NDA Exam Instructions for Students
NDA exam instructions are displayed at each exam center, Candidates have to follow the guideline to avoid any discrepancy. The exam will start at 10 a.m., Electronic devices like mobile, pager are not allowed inside the exam hall. The duration of the first exam is 2 hours 30 minutes.
Students at the entrance of NDA exam centre-
UPSC NDA 2020 Entry Started
The entry at exam centre is started. There is Thermal scanning at the entrance and Social distancing is being followed. Check the arrangements at the NDA exam centre. Masks and Sanitizers are necessary to carry while appearing for NDA exam.
NDA Marking Scheme 2020
In the NDA exam, there is a negative marking of One-third marks for incorrect answers. Hence, candidates should carefully mark the answers in the exam. Know the NDA exam negative marking in the given table.
Marks for Each Correct Answer
Negative Marks for Each Wrong Answer
NDA 2020 Exam Instructions for Candidates
The below instructions for NDA exam 2020 include things to carry for NDA exam.
Candidates should have a print copy of the admit card and a valid photo ID proof in original with 2 photocopies are documents required for NDA exam.
Face mask and hand sanitizer is a must for candidates.
All candidates should follow the social distancing and other mandatory instructions or precautions as suggested by the invigilator.
To avoid the last-minute rush, all candidates should reach the examination venue at least 30 minutes before the exam.
NDA 2020 Exam Schedule
The exam will be held in two shifts. NDA exam time duration is 2 hours 30 minutes. Below is the NDA exam time
Mathematics (Code 1)
10 am -12.30 pm
GAT (Code 2)
2 pm - 4.30 pm