NDA 1 Exam Analysis 2023 (16 April): Maths, GAT Paper Review

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 11th, 2023

NDA 1 Exam Analysis 16 April 2023: As you know UPSC conducted the exam on 16 April 2023. Those who participated in the exam and all the eligible aspirants who are preparing for the next year must be eagerly waiting for the detailed NDA Maths and GAT Paper analysis. To assist the candidates with the most reliable solutions, our team at BYJU’S Exam Prep prepared NDA 1 paper analysis 2023 for GAT and Maths papers. candidates who will give the exam in the upcoming shifts must review the NDA analysis to gain an advantage over their competitors in the exam.

Along with the NDA 1 2023 exam analysis, one can also check the number of good attempts, difficulty level, section-wise review, questions asked, and the expected cut-off of the paper.


NDA 1 Exam Analysis 16 April 2023

Here, we are discussing the NDA 1 2023 Exam Analysis for GAT & Mathematics paper which covers the topic-wise review, good attempts, difficulty level, and section-wise questions. Candidates must go through the NDA paper analysis of 16 April 2023 in order to take hints on the latest asked pattern, level of difficulty and most listed topics.


NDA 1 Analysis 16 April 2023: Exam Timings

Candidates must be aware of the exact timing of the Math & GAT paper of NDA 2023 exam. This will help them to reach the exam NDA Exam Centre at the right time. Based on the exam timings, BYJU’S Exam Prep conducted the NDA 1 2023 exam analysis of 16 April to provide you with the most reliable paper review. The below table contains the exam timing for Maths and GAT papers.

NDA 1 2023

Exam Timings

Mathematics Paper

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

GAT Paper

02:00 PM – 04:30 PM

NDA 1 2023 Exam Analysis Highlights

Those who appeared in the exam can check the NDA 1 2023 exam analysis highlights here.

  • Overall, the difficulty level of the paper was moderate.
  • The level of the English section was easy. The level of the General Awareness section is moderate.

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NDA Maths Paper Analysis 2023

NDA Math paper consists of a total of 120 questions, each worth 2 marks. NDA Maths Paper Analysis 2023 consists of topics such as Matrices & Determinants, Permutation and combination, Probability, Trigonometry, etc. In the following table check number of questions asked from every section of math.

Topic No of Questions Difficulty Level 
Trigonometry 9 Easy
Height & Distance 2 Easy
Sequence & Series 8 Normal
Complex number 5 Hard
Inequality and Logarithms 1 Easy
Permutation and combination 7 Easy
Quadratic equation and cube roots 4 Easy
Binomial theorem 3 Normal
Matrices and Determinants 7 Normal
Probability 7 Normal
Binary 1 Easy
Sets Relations and Functions 7 Easy
Limits, Continuity and Differentiability 6 Normal
Differentiation & its application 6 Hard
Integration & its application 9 Easy
Differential Equation 6 Easy
Vector 6 Hard
Conic Section 2 Hard
Lines & Angle 7 Normal
3D Geometry 4 Hard
Static & DI 11 Normal
Circle 2 Easy

NDA GAT Paper Analysis 2023

A total of 150 questions of 600 marks will be asked in the NDA GAT paper. The NDA 2023 General Ability Test was conducted from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM. NDA 1 2023 Exam Analysis of GAT paper includes the review of important topics such as English, History, Polity, Current Affairs, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Static GK. Check the below table to know the topic-wise questions and difficulty level.

Subject Total Questions Level
English 50 Normal
History 16 Normal
Polity 1 Easy
Geography 19 Normal
Current Affairs 10 Normal
Static GK 2 Easy
Economy 1 Easy
Physics 25 Hard
Chemistry 16 Normal
Biology 10 Normal
Spotting Errors 10  Normal
Idioms & Phrases 10   Normal
Ordering of words in a sentence 10   Normal
Synonyms 10   Normal
Antoynms 10  Normal

NDA 1 2023 Analysis 16 April: YouTube Session

Check NDA 1 2023 exam analysis and section-wise questions asked along with the answer key for Math and GAT paper. Get interacted with the live YouTube video session of NDA 1 analysis 2023 started at 04:45 PM on 16 April 2023. Discuss and share your questions related to the exam to get solutions at the right time from our expert faculties.

NDA 1 Exam Analysis 2023: Good Attempts

The topic-wise NDA Maths & GAT paper analysis 2023 also helps in understanding and knowing the safe attempts for total attempted questions for correct answers. In the following table know the good attempts for General Ability Test and Math paper as per the NDA 1 2023 exam analysis.

Subject Level Good Attempts 
English Easy 35-40
GS Moderate 25-30
Maths Moderate 40-45
Science Moderate 30-35

NDA 1 2023 Expected Cut Off

With the NDA 1 2023 exam analysis, candidates must be searching for the expected cut off marks & difficulty level of the exam. Here in the following table, we have discussed the difficulty level and also the expected marks that are needed to be scored in the exam.

NDA Paper

NDA 1 Expected Cut Off Marks


Mathematics & General Ability Test



NDA 1 2023 Questions Asked

The topic-wise NDA Maths & GAT paper analysis 2023 also helps in understanding and knowing the safe attempts for total attempted questions for correct answers. In the following table, we are sharing Math & GAT Question papers.

NDA Paper

Total Questions

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The candidates who appeared for the examination can check the detailed NDA 1 2023 exam analysis. We have shared the link of the NDA Question Paper PDF of all the sets of papers along with the answer keys of all sets in this article.

So far, we’ve covered everything there is to know about the Math & GAT paper, which took place on 16 April 2023. 

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