UPSC NDA 2021: Exam to begin soon; Check important details

Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct the NDA 1 2021 exam today, April 18. Check the NDA 2021 exam timings and other details here.

UPSC NDA 2021: Exam to begin soon; Check important details
Piyush Chaudhary | Apr 18, 2021 - 7:05 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is going to conduct the UPSC NDA 1 2021 written mathematics and general ability test exam in offline mode today, April 18, 2021. The NDA 2021 exam will be conducted in two shifts - morning and afternoon. Aspirants appearing for the NDA exam must carry the NDA 2021 admit card along with a valid original photo ID card to the UPSC NDA 2021 exam centre.

The NDA 2021 exam is going to begin soon. Aspirants must stay calm and focused throughout the examination to perform well.

NDA 1 2021 exam date

Particulars

NDA 2021 date

NDA 2021 admit card

March 26, 2021

NDA 1 2021 exam

April 18, 2021

Go through all the NDA 2021 exam day guidelines, to avoid any hiccups at the last minute.

NDA exam pattern 2021

Papers

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum marks

Duration

Paper 1

Mathematics

120

300

2 hours 30 minutes

Paper 2

GAT

150

600

2 hours 30 minutes

Total


900

5 hours

NDA mathematics marking scheme

Total Questions

120

Total Marks

300

Marks awarded for each correct response

2.5

Negative marks for incorrect response

-0.83

NDA GAT marking scheme

Sections

Maximum marks

Part A - English

200

Part B - General Knowledge

Physics

100

Chemistry

60

General Science

40

History, Freedom Movement, etc.

80

Geography

80

Current Events

40

Total

600

UPSC NDA 2021 - Timing for paper 1 and 2

UPSC NDA 2021 exam will be conducted in two shifts - morning and afternoon. Check the table below to know the NDA paper 1 and 2 exam timings.

NDA 2021 exam timing

NDA 2021 papers

Exam start time

Exam end time

Mathematics

10 AM

12:30 PM

General Ability Test

2 PM

4:30 PM

UPSC NDA 2021

UPSC NDA exam is conducted twice every year by the UPSC. Students after Class 12 can apply for the NDA exam. The NDA 2021 selection process has two stages - written exam and SSB interview. Aspirants clearing both these stages of the NDA recruitment process will be inducted as officers in the three defence services i.e. Indian Army, Navy and Air Force.

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