15 Killer Tips To Crack NDA 1 2023 Written Exam

The UPSC released the NDA 1 2023 exam notification on 21st December 2022. The National Defence Academy Exam is conducted twice a year. It is a national-level examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The NDA Exam can be attempted in Hindi or English and is an offline, written examination. The online applications will begin on 21st December 2022. In this article, we shall learn 15 killer tips to Crack NDA 1 2023 Written Exam.

On successfully passing the entrance exam, clearing the SSB Interview, and the medical exam, candidates who complete their training at the National Defence Academy are recruited into the Army, Navy, and Air Force. The NDA 1 2023 exam will take place on the 16th of April, 2023.

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Today we will be sharing you with 15 killer tips that will help you to crack the exams and not only you’ll crack, but you may also be able to achieve a good score on the paper.

1. Analyse the Paper.

It is very important for an aspirant to know which is the most scoring part of the paper whether it is English, GS, or Maths. An aspirant should have a proper blueprint of the paper so that he/she may know from which part of the syllabus the maximum number of questions are being asked.

2. Previous Year Questions

These are also known as the ‘Brahmastra’ for any paper. If you analyze the previous year’s questions you’ll know what type of questions are being asked in the examination. Whether they are too easy or too hard or they are moderate. Analyzing them will also let you know what is the track of your preparation.

3. Only choose specific subjects and not every subject.

NDA gives you a variety of questions and if you analyze you will come to know that half of the questions in the GS paper are from Science+Polity+Current affairs combined. That is approximately 150 questions from just 3 parts. You really don’t have to read economics which may be very troublesome for a science student. A commerce student or an art student, he/she may focus on any 2 portions of science along with Polity and Current affairs and make one of the other subjects strong.

4. Practice Mocks.

Taking Mocks will not only increase your speed in attending questions but also will tell you where you stand in the real competition. You will get to know how to attempt the questions in a real examination and with effectiveness and Attempt.

5. Follow religiously a particular source.

Most of the students do the mistake of seeking study materials from various sources and websites which not only wastes their time but also makes the students confused about which material to use. You can refer to various courses provided by SSBCRACKEXAMS.

6. Revision.

Once you are done with your syllabus, now is the time to spend your time on revision.

7. Speed is the key.

Don’t waste your time solving a question that you are not able to solve. At maximum just give a min or two to the question. If you are able to solve it, good, or else move to the next question.

8. Don’t study something in the last days of the exam.

Just focus on revising what you’ve read till yet and just solve more and more questions regarding the topics you’ve read. This will help you to hold a grip on the topics you have read.

9. Many of the websites will try to make statements like just to pass gk and focus more on English and Maths, but this is not the case nowadays.

If you want to fetch a really good score you should focus more on English papers and maths papers and similarly your focus in the GS paper should be particularly on the topic mentioned above.

10. Basic Understanding

For maths, questions are very easy and are required to solve with a basic understanding, but due to the time pressure such questions come upon as tough, so practice hard and practice more and more questions to increase your speed and ability to solve.

11. Scrutinise the Paper

Almost 40% of Math paper is summoned up in geometry and mensuration which makes out 40 questions out of 100. Try to focus more on these and later complete others.

12. Discover your Strength

Your strength in the English paper is the paper itself. Questions are very basic and candidates in the attempt of scoring well, get into the trap of negative marking. Avoid finding the error questions as they contribute a lot to negative marking and focus particularly on sentence rearrangement.

13. Practice More

Practice more and more numerical for physics and chemistry as these days CDSE is Asking a good number of numerical questions.

14. Increase Practical Work

Learn Geography through maps and practice it through maps, don’t focus much on world geography and focus especially on Indian rivers and soils.

15. Always believe in your hard work

Never let your morale down during the preparation. Get proper rest before the exam.


The NDA 1 2023 exam is nearby and candidates must prepare themselves to crack this exam in go. To help with the preparation and full-on guidance, the candidates can take the help of the online coaching of NDA. SSBCrackExams provide the most comprehensive NDA online coaching. It provides online support, the best faculty, and personal attention. Interactive session etc. for more updates, candidates can put their doubts in the comment scion below. Jai Hind!

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