You can customize this NDA study plan as per your suitability, however, please note that merely having a study plan for the NDA exam won’t do any wonders for you unless you adhere to it. So, go through this study plan of the NDA Exam 2021 now and start your National Defence Academy exam preparation accordingly!
Must-Know the Basic Study Plan for NDA Exam
Before preparing for any competitive exam, there are a few things that the students must take care of. Let’s have a quick peek over the basic information which you must know for on overall preparation of the NDA Exam.
Make sure that you fully understand the latest pattern of the NDA Exam as well as its detailed syllabus.
- Check the previous year's question papers of the NDA exam to understand the commonly asked topics of this exam as well as the topics which carry maximum weightage in the different sections.
- You should also go through the previous year cut off marks of the NDA exams. This will give you a general idea of the minimum questions which you ought to attempt in the overall exam.
- Studying the right resources is very important. Go through the article on important books for the NDA exam, which we shared earlier. This post will help you understand the best books which you can refer to for an all-around preparation for the NDA exam.
- Lastly, understand the areas where you are good at and the areas which hold you back in the exam. Such an analysis will help you figure out the topics which would require more efforts.
How to use the Time before the NDA Exam?
Students preparing for IMA, INA, and IAFA will have to appear for 2 papers namely Mathematics and General Ability Test. In our NDA Study plan, we have covered all the sections of the NDA exam. First, let’s see how you should manage your time among these 3 sections during the day:
|Section Name||Time to be spent on practice||Remarks|
|General Knowledge||2 – 2.5 hours||Morning would be the best time to study this section since your mind is fresh during those hours, which is quite essential to remember the huge data of the GK section.|
|English||2 hours||Given the time distribution of GK and Mathematics sections, try to study for this section in the afternoon.|
|Elementary Mathematics||2-3 hours||Try to study this section in the evening or at night, since one is usually exhausted by the end of the day and instead of learning anything new at this hour, it is better to attempt quizzes or practice questions.|
30 Days Revision Plan for NDA 2 2021 (Section-wise)
Students can follow the under-mentioned study plan for the topic-wise revision of the different subjects of the NDA Exam. Please note that this study plan just aims to help you revise all the topics of the different sections in these last 30 days before the exam.
I. Study Plan for English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry Section of NDA Exam:
Here are the topics of the English and Mathematics section, which you must cover in a time period of 30 days for better revision of these sections:
|Day||English Topics||Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Topics|
|Day 1||Nouns||Trigonometric Identities|
|Day 2||Pronouns||How to Solve Algebra Questions|
|Day 8||Articles, Para jumbles||Differentiation|
|Day 9||Tenses||Differential Equation|
|Day 10||Subject-Verb Agreement||Integral Calculus|
|Day 11||Revision of Grammar Rules||Probability|
|Day 12||The practice of basic grammar quizzes||Complex Numbers|
|Day 13||Error Spotting, Idioms & Phrases||Probability|
|Day 14||Error Spotting||Quadratic Equation|
|Day 15||Fill in the Blanks, One Word Substitution||States of Matter and its Properties|
|Day 16||Sentence Improvement||Light|
|Day 17||Sentence Improvement||Sound|
|Day 18||Word Selection & Ordering||Magnet and its Properties|
|Day 19||Reading Comprehension||Current and Electricity|
|Day 20||Reading Comprehension||Work Power and Energy|
|Day 21||Sentence Completion||Acid, Bases and Salts|
|Day 22||Para Completion||Carbon and its atoms|
|Day 23||Cloze Test||Atom and its structure|
|Day 24||Revise basic concepts & rules||Chemical Equations|
|Day 25||Revise basic concepts & rules||Physical and Chemical Changes|
|Last 5 Days||Attempt Mock Tests and do Revision||--|
II. Study Plan for General Knowledge
|Day||Sub-Section||Topics to be covered|
|Day 1||History (Ancient)||Indus Civilisation, Important Dynasties, Buddhism, Jainism|
|Day 2||Polity||Indian Constitution (Details + its formation)|
|Day 3||Geography||Solar System, Deserts, Volcanoes, Soils|
|Day 4||History (Medieval)||Mughal Empire, Delhi Sultanate, Lodhi Dynasty|
|Day 5||Economics||Basics of Economy, National Income, GDP, NNP, NDP|
|Day 6||Polity||Powers of President, Vice President etc, Indian Judiciary|
|Day 7||Physics||Scalar & Vector Quantities, Units of Measurement, Optics|
|Day 8||Chemistry||Structure of atoms, Noble Gases, Types of Solutions, pH|
|Day 9||History (Modern)||Revolt of 1857, National Freedom Movement etc|
|Day 10||General Science||Human Body (Glands, RNA, DNA etc) & important facts related to it|
|Day 11||Static GK||Imp. Rivers, Capitals of Indian States, National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries|
|Day 12||General Science||Imp. Forces, Basics of Surface Area, Adhesion, Cohesion, Viscosity|
|Day 13||General Science||Metals, Non-metals & Alloys, Imp Ores, Metallurgy, Galvanization|
|Day 14||Current Affairs||Revision of CA of the last 4-5 months|
|Day 15||Geography||Layers of Atmosphere, Longitudes, Latitudes, Composition of Earth|
|Day 16||Biology||Diseases caused by Bacteria, Viruses etc, Nutrients & Deficiencies, Animal Kingdom|
|Day 17||Polity||Fundamental Rights & Duties, Directive Principles, Panchayati Raj, Government Schemes & Policies|
|Day 18||Physics||Electricity, Roles of govt. org. (RBI, SEBI etc)|
|Day 19||Chemistry||Carbon & its compounds, Nuclear Fission & Fusion, Vulcanization|
|Day 20||Biology||Reproduction in Plants & Animals|
|Day 21||Current Affairs||Revision of CA of the last 4-5 months|
|Day 22||Physics||Sound, Work, Power & Energy|
|Day 23||Biology & History||Plant Kingdom, Revision of Ancient, Medieval & Modern History|
|Day 24||Economics||Economic Survey, Balance of Payment, Monetary & Fiscal Policy, Taxes|
|Day 25||Go through important questions of previous years|
|Last 5 Days||Attempt Mock Tests and do Revision|
Once you are through with the revision of concepts of all the basic topics of different sections, start revising them periodically and focus more on attempting quizzes and sample mock tests based on them.
The practice of the topics is crucial to scoring better in the actual exam. The above-mentioned study plan of the NDA exam aims to help you revise the section-wise topics of English, Elementary Mathematics and General Knowledge in the remaining time so that you are well-versed with all the important topics before the NDA-2 2021 exam.
So, follow this NDA Study Plan properly to improve your overall marks in the exam!
|NDA Study Material||NDA Previous Year Question papers|
|Check Previous Years Cutoff Marks for NDA||Importance of NCERT for NDA Exam|
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