NDA Syllabus 2014 – 2015
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NDA Syllabus 2014-2015:
Paper I (Mathematics):
Set Concepts; Venn Diagrams; Cartesian Product; Complex Numbers; Arithmetic, Geometric & Harmonic Progressions; Quadratic Equations; Permutation & Combination; Binomial Theorem; Logarithms & its Applications
Matrices and Determinants:
Type of Matrices; Determinant of a Matrix; Basic Properties of Determinants; Adjoint & Inverse of a Matrix
Trigonometrical Ratios & Identities; Inverse Trigonometric Functions; Applications – Height & Distances; Properties of Triangles
Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions:
Cartesian Coordinate System; Distance Formula; Equations of a Line in Various Forms; Standard Form of Parabola, Ellipse and Hyperbola; Point in Three Dimension Space; Distance Between Two Points; Direction Cosines & Direction Ratios
Concept of a real valued function – domain, range and graph of a function; Notion of limit; derivative of a composite function; Second order derivatives; Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima
Integral Calculus and Differential equations:
Integration by substitution and by parts; Standard integrals involving algebraic expressions; Evaluation of definite integrals – determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves – applications; General and particular solution of a differential equation; Solution of first order and first degree differential equations of various types – examples
Vectors in two and three dimensions; Magnitude and direction of a vector; Unit and null vectors; Addition of vectors; Vector product and cross product of two vectors
Data Classification; Frequency distribution; Graphical representation – Histogram, Pie Chart, Frequency Polygon – examples; Measures of Central tendency – mean, median and mode; Variance & Standard Deviation
Outcomes and associated sample space, events, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, impossible and certain events; Complementary, elementary and composite Events; Conditional probability, Bayes’ theorem – simple problems;
Paper II (General Ability Test):
Part A (English):
This section contains following topics which is given below. Having good knowledge on the topics can help you in getting good marks.
- Grammar & Usage
- Comprehension and cohesion in extended text
Part B (General Knowledge):
The topics covered in this section will consist of the topics from the following subjects:
Motion of objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum; Mass, Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity; Effects of Heat; Sound waves and their properties; Reflection and Refraction of Light; Natural and Artificial Magnets; Static and Current Electricity
Physical and Chemical changes; Acids, bases and salts; Carbon – different forms; Fertilizers; Elementary ideas about the Structure of Atom
Difference between the living and non- living; Basis of Life; Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals; Elementary knowledge of human Body; Common Epidemics; Food; The Solar System
Freedom Movement in India; Indian Constitution and Administration; Panchayati Raj, Co-operatives and Community Development; Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State; Forces shaping the modern world; French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution; United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy
Latitudes and Longitudes; Concept of time, International Date Line; Origin of Earth; Ocean Currents and Tides; Atmosphere and its composition; Types of Climate; Mineral and Power resources; Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India
Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in the recent years; Prominent personalities both Indian and International including connected with cultural activities and sports.
NDA Exam Pattern:
The examination pattern consists of written exam (objective type) followed by intelligence and personality test.
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