UPSC NDA Question Paper 2021 PDF & Answer Key Download: The Union Public Service Commission has successfully conducted the UPSC NDA Exams 2021 on 18th April 2021. The NDA exam consists of 2 papers. Paper I – Mathematics which is conducted for 120 marks and Paper-II- General Ability Test which is conducted for 150 Marks.

The exam was conducted for 400 vacancies. Candidates who will clear the NDA 1 2021 exam will be facing the SSB interview at one of the selection boards. In this article, you will get UPSC NDA Question Paper 2021 PDF & UPSC NDA Answer Key 2021 PDF.

# UPSC NDA Question Paper 2021 PDF: Highlights

 Name Of The Exam UPSC NDA Exams 2021 Name Of The Organization Union Public Service Commission Exam Purpose For admission to National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) Exam Mode Offline UPSC NDA Exam Dates 2021 18 April 2021 Total Papers 2 Exam Level National Total Questions GAT: 150 objective type questions Mathematics: 120 objective type questions Negative Marking 1/3 Time Duration Five hours (Mathematics: 2 ½ hours, General Ability Test (GAT): 2 ½ hours) Test Cities 41 Status Released Official Site upsc.gov.in

## UPSC NDA Exam Analysis 2021

 Category Number Of Good Attempts Difficulty Level Mathematics 55-65 Moderate to Difficult General Ability Test 100-110 Moderate Overall 155-175 (Out Of 270 Questions) Moderate
• The paper was conducted in offline mode at selected examination centers across different cities.
• The overall difficulty level of the Mathematics paper was easy to moderate. Questions were basically formula-based.
• The maximum number of questions were asked from Trigonometry, Algebra, Arithmetic Progression and Geometric Progression, Matrics, Circle, Determinants, etc.
• There was a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for wrong answers.

## UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2021

 Paper Total Questions Maximum Marks Mathematics 120 300 General Ability Test 150 600
• The exam is conducted for 900 marks.
• The exam consists of 2 papers.
• The duration of each paper is 150 minutes.

### NDA 1 2021 Paper Pattern: Subject-wise distribution of marks

 Subjects Marks Maths 300 English 200 Physics 80 Chemistry 80 General Science 40 History, Freedom Movement, etc. 60 Geography 72 Current Events and Defence Specific 52

## UPSC NDA 2021 Question Papers PDF

Here we have shared the official UPSC NDA Paper 1 Question Paper PDF. These question papers are being provided by the candidates who have appeared for the exam on 18 April 2021. We would like to thank them for It.

• Step 1: Click on the directed link provided below.
• Step 2: The answer key page will now open.
• Step 3: Click on the Mathematics/GAT links which will be provided besides National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2021 exam.
• Step 5: Alternatively, Go to the UPSC official website
• Step 6: Click the ‘Examination’ tab
• Step 7: Repeat all the steps from 2 to step 4 to download UPSC NDA answer key 2021.

### UPSC NDA GAT Answer Key 2021 PDF

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## UPSC NDA Exams 2021 Important Dates

 Events Dates Features Notification 30-Dec-2020 The complete schedule along with other details was released. Application form 30-Dec-2020 Registrations for the recruitment exam had started on this date. Last date to apply 19-Jan-2021 Candidates could submit their application forms online. Application withdrawal 27-Jan-2021 to 02-Feb-2021 The facility to withdraw the application form of NDA was made available online. Admit card 26-Mar-2021 All registered candidates have been issued admit cards for the exam. Written exam 18-Apr-2021 The exam was conducted in two shifts: morning and afternoon across 41 cities spread throughout the country. Declaration of written result June 2021 The result of the written exam is declared online and displays the roll numbers of shortlisted candidates. SSB Interview July to Sept 2021 SSB Interview is conducted for the shortlisted candidates of written exam in two stages.

Q. From where can I download the UPSC NDA Question Paper 2021 PDF?

Q. Is there any negative marking in UPSC NDA Exams?
Ans. – Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for each wrong answer.

Q. What was the difficulty level of the NDA (I) 2021 exam?
Ans. – The difficulty level of the NDA (I) 2021 paper was moderate.

Q.Where can I find NDA answer key 2021?