NDA Books 2023: Best Books to Crack NDA General Ability Test (GAT)
For the National Defence Academy’s Army, Navy, and Air Force wings, the UPSC holds the NDA 2023 national-level entrance exam twice a year for qualified applicants.
The exam is conducted in two stages: a written exam and SSB Interview. The written exam comprises two sections i.e., Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). Parts A and B of the General Ability Test (GAT) paper are separated. While Paper B of the GAT has questions from General Knowledge, Part A of the GAT has questions from English. According to the NDA exam schedule, Part A is only eligible for a maximum of 200 marks. B is worth 400 points. The paper carries 600 marks.
For NDA 2023, reading the proper books is essential because it will assist candidates to strengthen their concepts and create a solid foundation. It can be difficult to choose the ideal book for preparation with so many NDA books on the market.
Let’s take a look at a list of the best books to help you prepare efficiently for the General Ability Test section to maximise your NDA Result.
General Knowledge 2022 by Arihant
The New Edition of General Knowledge 2022 gives you access to the entire year’s current events. The pupils who will take the numerous upcoming exams are the ones for whom it is prepared. With the most recent statistics and information, it covers important topics including history, geography, politics, economics, finance, general science, and general knowledge.
Current affairs is given its own part, which provides a comprehensive summary of global happenings. It functions as an accurate, flawless, and coverage-compact rendition of general knowledge thanks to the use of the most recent figures, pictures, and tables. For the SSC, Banks, Railways, Police, and other exams, this book is quite helpful.
History Of Modern India by Bipan Chandra
Bipan Chandra, a noted historian, is the author of the book History of Modern India. The information in this book is the product of Chandra’s investigation into the nation’s colonialism and nationalism. In addition to his own study, Chandra has also referenced well-known historians from that era.
This book has 14 chapters in all, each of which examines a different era of Indian history. Chandra sheds light on a number of historical occurrences in contemporary India throughout the course of this book, including the founding of the British East India Company and the subsequent tightening of the British Empire’s control over the subcontinent.
This book’s chapters are structured in chronological sequence, from British Rule through the country’s independence.
Science and Technology in India by Kalpana Rajaram
In addition to the core S&T developments in India in the high-tech fields of space research, nuclear science, information technology, and biotechnology, the book discusses some significant socio-economic issues from the perspective of scientific inputs, including public health, environmental issues, rural development, agriculture, industry, and energy needs.
In addition to discussing the government’s scientific and technology policies and programs, an effort has been made to clarify the terminologies and concepts related to each area. The book explores these advancements in science and technology as well as how scientific endeavor contributed to India’s progress.
Oxford School Atlas
The Oxford School Atlas, which was first published in 1915, has earned the respect of countless students, scholars, and general readers for its accuracy and level of cartographic information. 235 easy-to-understand maps, including 121 thematic maps of India, are included in this entirely new edition of the atlas. These maps are accompanied by charts and diagrams.
Objective General English for Competitive Exams by SP Bakshi
It is very helpful for Competitive Exams Which are conducted by NDA, SSC, Banks, Railway, and State Exams like Up, Bihar, etc. The book contains questions from previous years’ papers along with vocabulary and previous years’ words asked in various exams.