Do you want to Join Indian Army? have you cleared all pre-tasks like Running, Medical etc? if yes, then it is time to prepare for the Indian Army Soldier General Duty(NER) written exam.
General knowledge is one of the important section in the written exam of Army GD, which carries 30% of the marks. Just click on the given link below and get the required gk files according to the category required in Written exam of Indian Army. Also, you can download Indian Army Model Papers for your preparations.
But, before you download the free pdf files, let me give you deep insights of the topics which are important for Army GD exam. For more information about the Indian Army, you can visit the official website too.
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Indian Army GD General Knowledge – Blueprint
As written above that, the general knowledge section in the exam of Indian army GD carries 30% of marks, so it is very important part to prepare. GK is the only section where you can score full marks in less time as compared to that of maths and other sections.
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You will face both National and International abbreviations in gk section of GD exam. Abbreviation stands for the full form of a term. e.g: Kg stands for Kilogram.
There will be maximum 1 or 2 questions from abbreviation section, so this section is not very important.
Both National and International GK questions regarding Sports are important to cover, as you can face up to 3 or 4 questions from this topic.
e.g. Q: In which city were the 2012 olympics held? well, the answer of this question is London, but by reading this question you can make an idea about the difficulty level of the questions from the sports section.
3. Awards & Prizes
This part consist of questions related to National awards, Gallantry awards, and Nobel Prizes. There will be less than 3 questions from this topic.
This is one of the important topics in G.K for army GD, as it has the maximum number of questions i.e 5 to 6 questions in the exam. History section comprises Important dates & battles in Indian and world History, Landmarks of Indian History, and national movement.
An army soldier must have a keen knowledge about the geography, and most importantly the geography of India. There will be 2 or 3 questions from the geography section. Geography comprises Solar System, Space exploration, The Earth, Principal Peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous Waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest etc.
Terminology can be defined as the ability to explain the terms. You will be asked for some term related to Geography, Economic, Astronomic, Legal, and Misc. And you have to put the tick on right option regarding that term. There will be not more than 1 question regarding terminology in GD exam.
These are the main topics covered in gk section of Indian army GD exam. Apart from these topics, you have to prepare more topics which are given below.
UNO, Indian Armed Forces, Indian Towns, States, and UTs, Institutions and research stations, International space stations and festivals of India and world, Indian News Agencies and Dailies, Continents and Sub Continent, Inventions and Discoveries, Environment, The Constitution of India, Religious Communities and Principal Languages, National and International Days, International Organizations, Books and Authors, The world of plants and animals, Current Affairs and “Who’s Who”.
So that is all about the general knowledge section of the GD exam. Now let’s move toward the complete syllabus of India Army Soldier General Duty(NER) Exam.
Indian Army GD Syllabus – Exam Pattern
The Indian army GD written exam comprises 50 questions in total. The paper is divided into 3 sections – General Knowledge, General Science, and Mathematics.
- The General Knowledge Sections Consist of 15 questions from different topics as mentioned above and carries 30% marks.
- General Science section has 20 questions and carries 40% of marks.
- Mathematics section also has 15 questions in total which carry 30% of the total marks.
We already have talked about the GK section, now let’s walk through other two sections.
1. General Science
|Human Body||Food and nutrition, disease and prevention, vitamins and their uses.|
|Physics||General Physics(Related to day to day activities)|
|Chemistry||General Chemistry(Related to day to day activities)|
|Biology||General Biology(Related to day to day activities)|
|Medical Terms||Name of diseases and terms used in medical science.|
|Scientific Terms||Commonly used scientific terms in daily life also includes Research Institutes in India|
|Arithmetic||Unitary method, time, work and distance, simple interest, numbers, HCF, LCF, Decimal, fraction, square roots, percentage, average, ratio and proportion, partnership, profit, and loss.|
|Algebra||Basic operations and factorization, HCF and LCM, quadratic equations.|
|Geometry||Lines and angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, and parallelograms and circles.|
|Mensuration||Area and perimeters of Squares, rectangles, parallelograms and circles, volume and surface area of cube, cuboids, cone, cylinders and sphere.|
The given topics and syllabus are not fully detailed, but all the questions that you will face in the exam will be from the same topics as listed above.