UPSC NDA Syllabus 2019 (New) NDA & NA 2 Exam Pattern PDF Download

UPSC NDA & NA2 Syllabus 2019: UPSC NDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 Download NDA & NA Syllabus 2019 UPSC NDA Official Pattern UPSC NDA & NA Syllabus 2019 UPSC NDA Exam Date: The Union Public Service Commission issued the notification of UPSC NDA & NA Recruitment 2019. The NDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 is provided at end of this page. The Application Process conducting from 9th Jan 2019 to 4th Feb 2019. So, the all interested & eligible candidates can apply for this recruitment. The Officials of UPSC Commission activated the Registration link on their official website. The candidates can apply through the official website. If the candidates have any confusion to apply the recruitment, the direct link is given in below of this page. The candidates can study the full article for getting more information. The officials already publish the UPSC NDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 for the sake of Candidates. The NDA Syllabus Pdf Download link is given below.

UPSC NDA & NA 2 Exam Date

Important Dates for UPSC NDA II 2019 Exam
Dates for submission of online applications7th August 2019 till 3rd September 2019
Last date for Online Payment3rd September 2019 (6:00 PM)
Last date for Offline Payment (Pay by Cash)2nd September 2019 (23:59 hrs)
Facility to withdraw application form10th September to 17th September 2019 (6:00 PM)
UPSC NDA & NA 2 (II) 2019 SSB Written Exam17th November 2019
144th Course for the NDA and 106th Course for the Naval AcademyCommencing from 2nd July 2020

The UPSC Commission want to recruit 392 vacancies of NDA & NA posts. The Application process started on 7th August 2019 and will end on 3rd September 2019. The candidates who are applied to the NDA posts are now searching for UPSC NDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern. The officials of UPSC Is going to conduct the exam on 17th November 2019. So, the candidates have more time for preparation. For the sake of candidates, the UPSC Commission published the Syllabus. The UPSC NDA & NA Admit Cards will release 1 or 2 weeks before the examination. For More updates The candidates can follow this page frequently

Complete Details about NDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019

Name of the OrganizationUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Name of the ExamUPSC NDA & NA Recruitment
Name of the PostNDA & NA
Number of Vacancies392 Vacancies
Application modeOnline
Job locationAll over India
Selection ProcessWritten Test & Interview
 Job CategoryCentral Govt Job
Application start date7th Aug 2019
Application last date3rd Sept 2019
Exam Date17th November 2019
Official website

UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2019

SubjectCodeDurationMaximum Marks
Mathematics012 Hours & 30 Minutes300
General Ability Test022 Hours & 30 Minutes600
SSB Test/Interview900

Marks Distribution

PaperSubjectsMarksExam Duration




Part 1







·         Algebra

·         Matrices and Determinants

·         Trigonometry

·         Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimensions

·         Differential Calculus

·         Integral Calculus and Differential Equations

·         Vector Algebra

·         Statistics and Probability – Statistics













2 h 30 Minutes



Part 2



General Ability

·         English

·         General Knowledge

·         Physics

·         Chemistry

·         General Science

·         History, Freedom Movement, etc

·         Geography

·         Current Events





2 h 30 Minutes





Total900 Marks5 hours

UPSC NDA & NA Syllabus 2019


(Code No. 01) (Maximum Marks-300)


Concept of set, operations on sets, Venn diagrams.De Morgan laws, Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation.Representation of real numbers on a line. Complex numbers—basic properties, modulus, argument, cube roots of unity. Binary system of numbers. Conversion of a number in decimal system to binary system and vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Solution of linear inequations of two variables by graphs. Permutation and Combination. Binomial theorem and its applications. Logarithms and their applications.


Types of matrices, operations on matrices. Determinant of a matrix, basic properties of determinants. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix, Applications-Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer’s rule and by Matrix Method.


Angles and their measures in degrees and in radians. Trigonometrical ratios. Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions. Applications-Height and distance, properties of triangles.


Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system. Distance formula. Equation of a line in various forms. Angle between two lines. Distance of a point from a line. Equation of a circle in standard and in general form. Standard forms of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Eccentricity and axis of a conic. Point in a three dimensional space, distance between two points. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Equation two points. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Equation of a plane and a line in various forms. Angle between two lines and angle between two planes. Equation of a sphere.


Concept of a real valued function–domain, range and graph of a function. Composite functions, one to one, onto and inverse functions. Notion of limit, Standard limits—examples. Continuity of functions—examples, algebraic operations on continuous functions. Derivative of function at a point, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative—applications. Derivatives of sum, product and quotient of functions, derivative of a function with respect to another function, derivative of a composite function. Second order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions. Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima.


Integration as inverse of differentiation, integration by substitution and by parts, standard integrals involving algebraic expressions, trigonometric, exponential and hyperbolic functions. Evaluation of definite integrals— determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves—applications. Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples. General and particular solution of a differential equations, solution of first order and first degree differential equations of various types—examples. Application in problems of growth and decay.


Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude and direction of a vector. Unit and null vectors, addition of vectors, scalar multiplication of a vector, scalar product or dot product of two vectors. Vector product or cross product of two vectors. Applications—work done by a force and moment of a force and in geometrical problems.


Statistics : Classification of data, Frequency distribution, cumulative frequency distribution—examples. Graphical representation—Histogram, Pie Chart, frequency polygon—examples. Measures of Central tendency—Mean, median and mode. Variance and standard deviation—determination and comparison. Correlation and regression.

Probability : Random experiment, outcomes and associated sample space, events, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, impossible and certain events. Union and Intersection of events. Complementary, elementary and composite events. Definition of probability—classical and statistical— examples. Elementary theorems on probability—simple problems. Conditional probability, Bayes’ theorem—simple problems. Random variable as function on a sample space. Binomial distribution, examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution.



(Code No. 02) (Maximum Marks—600)

Part ‘A’—ENGLIS  (Maximum Marks—200)

The question paper in English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workman like use of words. The syllabus covers various aspects like : Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.


Part ‘B’—GENERAL KNOWLEDGE      (Maximum Marks—400)

 The question paper on General Knowledge will broadly cover the subjects : Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and Current Events.- The syllabus given below is designed to indicate the scope of these subjects included in this paper. The topics mentioned are not to be regarded as exhaustive and questions on topics of similar nature not specifically mentioned in the syllabus may also be asked. Candidate’s answers are expected to show their knowledge and intelligent understanding of the subject.

Section ‘A’ (Physics)

Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer. Motion of objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy. Effects of Heat, Measurement of Temperature and Heat, change of State and Latent Heat, Modes of transference of Heat. Sound waves and their properties, Simple musical instruments. Rectilinear propagation of Light, Reflection and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Human Eye.Natural and Artificial Magnets, Properties of a Magnet, Earth as a Magnet.Static and Current Electricity, conductors and Non-conductors, Ohm’s Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current, Measurement of Electrical Power, Primary and Secondary Cells, Use of X-Rays. General Principles in the working of the following: Simple Pendulum, Simple Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightening Conductors, Safety Fuses.

Section ‘B’ (Chemistry)

 Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination (excluding problems). Properties of Air and Water. Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbondioxide, Oxidation and Reduction. Acids, bases and salts. Carbon— different forms. Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial. Material used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches and Gun-Powder. Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom, Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

Section ‘C’ (General Science)

 Difference between the living and non-living. Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues. Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals. Elementary knowledge of Human Body and its important organs. Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention. Food—Source of Energy for man. Constituents of food, Balanced Diet. The Solar System—Meteors and Comets, Eclipses. Achievements of Eminent Scientists.

Section ‘D’ (History, Freedom Movement etc.)

 A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation. Freedom Movement in India. Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration. Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India. Panchayati Raj, Co-operatives and Community Development. Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State, Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance, Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence. French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution. Impact of Science and Technology on Society. Concept of one World, United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism. Role of India in the present world.

Section ‘E’ (Geography)

 The Earth, its shape and size. Lattitudes and Longitudes, Concept of time. International Date Line. Movements of Earth  and  their  effects.  Origin of Earth. Rocks and their classification; Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Ocean Currents and Tides Atmosphere and its composition; Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, Cyclones and Anti-cyclones; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation; Types of Climate, Major Natural regions of the World.     Regional Geography of India—Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources; location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities. Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India. Main items of Imports and Exports of India.

Section ‘F’ (Current Events)

 Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in the recent years. Current important world events. Prominent personalities—both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports.

NOTE : Out of maximum marks assigned to part ‘B’ of this paper, questions on Sections ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’ and ‘F’ will carry approximately 25%, 15%, 10%, 20%, 20% and 10% weightages respectively.

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