Helpful Tips for NDA Written Exams Preparation
NDA exam is one of the best entry points for those who has dream of an officer’s career in the armed forces. Exam is conducted twice in a year i.e. in April and in August. You can say that this examination is the first hurdle to cross and from last few years appearing in NDA exam has come up as the dream exam of all who are studying or have passed their 12th class. The number of aspirants gears up in every six month for the most competitive exams these days.
The best time to apply for NDA exam is just after 12th as an early start is good for cracking any competitive exam. The course of NDA exam comprises of General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Mathematics, English, History & Geography, Political Science, Physics, Biology and Chemistry. Have a look on previous year sample papers is the best way to gauge the level of difficulty in the questions.
Building knowledge in your mind is the key to success because it is you who can reproduce this knowledge in examination hall. Tutors, online classes and digital media are the only methods of giving knowledge but it’s up to you how much you have gained and for that what matters the most is only your efforts. If you have enough time, coaching classes can help you a lot but at the same time you need to have carefully planned time management. But remember even after taking coaching, learning is must.
Tips for NDA Exam
1. Build your study schedule week wise.
2. As your NDA exam syllabus and 12th class syllabus is same, you can easily make your schedule in such a way so that you can prepare for both.
3. In your spare time revise your 10th standard social science books. You should have the knowledge of basic principles of geography and history, so focus on these books and don’t let them collect dust.
4. Make your own notes including important points to remember.
5. Brush your General awareness and for this, ideally you should read newspaper daily but it doesn’t always happen. So best way is to pick up a book covering current information of general areas including sports, international sports, popular authors and books as well. In this way you can keep yourself updated and if you have time, you can make notes of important facts too.
6. Try to practice more and more to improve your English and don’t ever taken it lightly. English section is of 200 marks and with a bit of daily practicing or reading English newspaper, you could score well. Error finding and un- jumbling based questions are asked regularly in competitive exams. Do focus on that and thorough understanding of PARTS OF SPEECH will help you do well in this error handling.
7. Remember there is negative marking, so avoid guessing or wrong responses.
It’s a well known proverb that Practice makes a man perfect. Keep practicing that makes you perfect and any competitive exam is clearly a question of mind and matter. So get ready and Go!!!