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NDA (I) 2017 Question Paper Analysis: GAT

Apr 26, 2017 17:36 IST

    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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