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NDA (I) 2017 Question Paper Analysis: GAT

The General Ability Test of the UPSC NDA (I) 2017 consisted of two parts – English and General Knowledge. Here, we are providing you with the analsis of the GAT Question Paper.

Apr 26, 2017 17:36 IST
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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the NDA & NA (I) Exam on 23 April 2017. The exam consisted of two papers – Mathematics and General Ability Test.

While the Mathematics Paper consisted of 120 questions, the General Ability Test (GAT) Paper consisted of 150 questions.

UPSC NDA I 2017 Question Paper Analaysis

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UPSC NDA & NA (I) Exam 2017: Question Paper & Answer Key

For the benefit of NDA aspirants, Jagran Josh is providing NDA (I) 2017 Question Paper Analysis. It includes topic wise distribution of questions and the number of marks allotted in the General Ability Test.

The General Ability Test consisted of two parts – English and General Knowledge. While the English Part had 50 questions, the General Knowledge Part had 100 questions.

The distribution of marks across different sub-sections is given below.

                                                           PART A English

Topic

No. of Questions

No. of Marks

Spotting Errors                 

5

20

Comprehension

6

24

Selecting Words

10

40

Ordering of Words in a Sentence

9

36

Sentence Improvement

10

40

Antonyms

5

20

Synonyms

5

20

Total

50

200

NDA Exam Previous Year Questions                  

    PART B General Knowledge

Topic

No. of Questions

No. of Marks

Physics

23

92

Chemistry

16

64

General Science

11

44

History & Freedom Movement

16

64

Geography

17

68

Current Events

17

68

Total

100

400

Overall, the questions from the English Section (Part - A) are similar to NDA exams conducted in 2016. While, in the General Knowledge Section (Part - B), the difficulty level of science questions were high compared to the NDA 2016 question papers. The questions from the remaining sections in the NDA (I) 2017 are of the same standard.                   

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