UPSC NDA Books 2021: Best Books for UPSC NDA Preparation

Exam Date

Nov 14, 2021

Result Date

Dec 10, 2021

Apr 7, 2021


We all know how important the preparation of the syllabus is in order to qualify for an entrance exam. And the best way to do it is by reading some of the highly prescribed reference books. In this section, we will talk about some of the reference books which will help a candidate qualify for the NDA 2021 Exam.

NDA 2021 Reference Books

Candidates can refer to the following books in order to get familiar with the syllabus of the NDA Exam. Moreover, these books also enable the candidate to identify the areas in which he/she lacks. Candidates can reinforce these areas with the material and sample questions provided in these reference books for the NDA entrance exam.

Reference Books (Overall Preparation)

NDA Exam Reference Books 2021 
Name of Book Author Publisher Image
Pathfinder for NDA & NA Entrance Examination: National Defence Academy/Naval Academy UPSC Arihant upsc nda reference book 6

Reference Books - General Knowledge

NDA Exam Reference Books- General Knowledge 2021 
Name of Book Publisher Image
Objective General Knowledge &Current Affairs (Level 1) Disha Experts upsc nda reference book 1
Objective General Knowledge & Current Affairs (Level 2)  Disha Experts upsc nda reference book 2
Lucent's General Knowledge Lucent upsc nda reference book 3

Reference Books - Quantitive Aptitude

NDA Exam Reference Books- Quantitative Aptitude 2021 
Name of Book Author Publisher Image
 Mathematics for NDA and NA: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy RS Aggarwal S.Chand upsc nda reference book 4
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination R.S. Aggarwal S. Chand upsc nda reference book 5

Reference Books - English

NDA Exam Reference Books- English 2021 
Name of Book Author Publisher Image
Objective General English SP Bakshi Arihant upsc nda reference book 7

Exam Preparation Tips

Candidates should go through the syllabus thoroughly. The candidate now needs to identify, the topics which have high weightage and are complex. The candidate should now focus on these topics and practice them well. After completing the syllabus, the candidate should solve as many sample and previous year question papers as possible.

Moreover, the candidate should attempt more and more Mock Test. The mock test will help the candidate to analyze his/her speed of doing questions in the exam. Moreover, as a result of solving the mock test, the candidate can become aware of the areas that are taking more time and thus require more practice.

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