NDA Previous Year Question Paper

NDA Previous Year Question Paper


As we all know UPSC has released the notification of NDA II 2021 on 9th June 2021 on its official website. NDA Exam is conducted twice every year by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to select eligible candidates for admission to the elite National Defence Academy and Naval Academy.


The written examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for admission to the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). Candidates will be issued Admit Card for the same 10-15 days prior to the commencement of the NDA II 2021 Exam.

Start of Online Application: 9th June 2021
Last Date to Apply: 29th June 2021 (6 pm)
Examination Date: 14th November 2021

The approx number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination are as follows:

National Defence Academy370 to include 208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air (including 28 for Ground Duties)
Naval Academy: 30 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)

Total Vacancies: 400


NDA Previous Year Question Paper PDF

When it comes to preparing for defence examinations or say any other competitive examination, having an idea of what's been asked in the past few years is a must. And, for that, previous years' papers serves a great purpose as one gets to practice with time-bound mock tests with questions asked in previously held examinations.

Download previous year’s question paper PDF for NDA Examination from the below links and analyse how much you are ready to appear in the upcoming NDA exam.

UPSC NDA General Ability Test Previous Year Papers
S.NUPSC NDA General Ability Previous Year PapersDownlaod Pdf
1UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2021 1Click Here
2UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2020Click Here
3UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2019 IIClick Here
4UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2019 IClick Here
5UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2018 IIClick Here
6UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2018 IClick Here
7UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2017 IIClick Here
8UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2017 IClick Here
9UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2016 IIClick Here
10UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2016 IClick Here
11UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2015 IIClick Here
12UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2015 IClick Here
13UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2014 IIClick Here
14UPSC NDA General Ability Test 2014 IClick Here

Regular practice not only helps you develop marvellous skills to ace an examination but also empowers you to get better as time goes by. Once you attune yourself to constant practice with mock tests, the real examination no longer seems outlandish to you. So, practice hard, compromise it for nothing and ace NDA 2021 Exam this time. Here is Adda247 UPSC NDA Prime Test Series with 25 Full-Length Mocks for NDA II 202122 Full length  Previous Year Paper, and 12 Full Length Mathematics Previous Year Paper.

NDA II Exam Pattern 2021

There will be objective-type questions on:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Mathematics2½ Hours300
General Ability Test2½ Hours600
Total900
SSB Test/Interview900


The Mathematics & General Ability Test will be objective type.
The question papers of Mathematics and Part “B” of General Ability Test will be set in Hindi as well as English.

General Guidelines for NDA Exam

  • The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. 
  • The question papers (Test booklets) of Mathematics and Part “b” of General Ability Test will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
  • In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of weights and measures only will be set.
  • Candidates must write the papers with their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.
  • The commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.
  • The candidates are not permitted to use calculator or mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective type papers (test booklets).

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