List of Books for NDA (I) 2019 Exam

It contains the list of most important books that must be referred by NDA (I) 2019 Exam aspirants.

Created On: Jan 10, 2019 15:29 IST

As Ernest Hemingway rightly observed long back – “There is no friend as loyal  as a book.” This makes sense even for the aspirants for the NDA Exam aspirants also. However, one should realize the all books are not good friends. Only a few are helpful for the preparation. Keeping this in view, the subject experts at Jagran Josh are providing a list of most important books for the General Ability Test (GAT) as well as Mathematics Papers of the NDA (I) 2019 Exam. The list is given below.

Mathematics (Paper I)

1. Mathematics for NDA and NA: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (English) by R S Aggarwal
2. The Pearson Guide for Mathematics for NDA Entrance Examination (English) by Pearson India
3. NDA& NA- Entrance Examination for Mathematics Study Package (English) by Arihant.
4. Quantitative aptitude for competitive examinations paperback- By R.S Aggarwal.


ENGLISH (50 Questions are asked from this section)

1. Reading comprehensions: Practice this part from  the Pearson complete guide to NDA/NA Examination. Prepare it also from and

2. Spotting Error: Short-cut rules are important to score in this topic.  and A mirror of common errors By Ashok Kumar Singh is useful for aspirants.

3. Sentence Improvement: Objective General English by R.S Aggarwal, and will be helpful for this sub-section.

4. Fill in the blanks : Solve questions from  Objective General English by SP Bakshi is also a good reading material for this.

5. Vocabulary: Important part of any competition is vocabulary (synonyms & antonyms). List of important words is available online; but students are also recommended to buy Word Power Made Easy New (Revised & Expanded edition) (English) by Norman Lewis is the most referred book for this section.

Other Recommendations: Pathfinder for NDA& NA Entrance Examination National Defence Academy /Naval academy conducted by UPSC (English) author Sachchida Nand jha  , Manorama Yearbook  2018 (English)  Author:  Mathew M.

General Knowledge (100 Questions are asked from this Section)

1. Physics : Concepts of physics by  H.C Verma,  NCERT physics, and Arihant Physics  D.C Pandey.

2. Chemistry:  NCERT Chemistry,  Arihant chemistry,  Numerical chemistry by  R.C Mukherjee or by P. Bahadur. Various study material is available online like experimental study material, general  chemistry  study material, inorganic  chemistry study material,  organic  chemistry study  material, Physics  chemistry  study material.

3. Biology:  Practice all the relevant topics from and

4. History:  NCERT XI & XII books on Indian History will be very useful for this section.

5. Politics:  For Indian politics, study it from  Indian polity by Laxminath.

6. Geography:  NCERT Geography and Geography of India.

7. Current events: Read Current Affairs from or buy monthly e-books from the given website.

Other Recommendations: Objective General Knowledge & Current affairs (level 1) and (level 2) Ist Edition Author: Disha Experts and Lucent’s General Knowledge.

NDA Books in Hindi

  • Pathfinder NDA Exam  NA Pravesh  Pariksha  Rastriya  Raksha  Academy  Evam  Nausena Academy  conducted  by UPSC  by Arihant Experts.
  • NDA Mathematics by RPH Editorial  Board
  • Adhyaywar-Khandwar Gaint, Angreji, Samanya Yogyata NDA/NA Vigat Varsho ke Prasan Vyakhayatmak  Hal  Sahit PB
  • Rashtriya Raksha  Akadami  Avem  Naval Akademi  Pariksha  Pichle  Prashan  patra (Hal Sahit) by Editorial  Board.

Besides the above material, the Jagran Josh will be providing a series of sub-category wise practice question sets and study material for the upcoming NDA (I) Exam 2019. So make use of the material and get succeed.