What is NDA Exam?
NDA is one of the most sought after defence entrance exams in the country. NDA recruitment is conducted for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). NDA is conducted twice a year. The exam is conducted two stages: written exam and SSB Interview. Around 4 lakh aspirants sit for NDA every year, out of which approximately 6000 are called for SSB Interview.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) prescribes NDA eligibility criteria. According to the eligibility criteria of NDA, unmarried male candidates who have completed their Class 12 or equivalent examination can apply for the exam. NDA eligibility criteria are certain norms in terms of nationality, age limit, educational qualification and physical standards. Candidates need to meet these requirements to be considered for the exam. Candidates can check below the detailed NDA eligibility criteria
NDA Eligibility Criteria Nationality
To apply for NDA, candidates must be:
NDA Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification
The educational qualification prescribed for admission to the different academies is given below:
Candidates who are appearing in Class 12 or equivalent examination can apply.
Candidates appearing in Class 11 exam are not eligible.
NDA Eligibility Criteria: Marital Status
Only unmarried male candidates can apply for the exam. Candidates should undertake not to marry until they complete their training. Candidates who marries during the training will be discharged and have to refund all expenditure spend on him by the government.
NDA Eligibility Criteria : Physical Standards
Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for NDA exam. Height & Weight for Army and Air Force The minimum height prescribed is 157 cms (For Air Force it is 162.5 cms). Certain exceptions are applicable for candidates based on the region from where they belong.
For Gorkhas and candidates belonging to hills of North-Eastern areas of India, Garhwal and Kumaon, the minimum height will be 5 cms less than the figure mentioned above. For candidates belonging to Lakshadweep the minimum height standard is reduced by 2 cms.
Height and Weight requirements for Navy
Candidates who wish to be pilot need to fulfill the following requirements -
Candidates must not suffer from any of the following minor conditions:
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts NDA examination to select eligible candidates as Commissioned Officers. NDA selection process comprises two stages – written exam and Service Selection Board (SSB) interview. First, all candidates who fills NDA registration form need to appear in the written exam. Candidates qualifying the written exam need to appear for SSB Interview for Intelligence and Personality Test. NDA (2) written exam is scheduled to be conducted In November 2ND WEEK.
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NDA Selection Process – Written Exam
The written exam is the first stage of NDA selection procedure. The successful candidates of written exam of NDA recruitment will be called to appear for SSB Interview. The details regarding the written exam is given below –
NDA Exam Pattern is different for both the papers. It is necessary to qualify them in order to ensure admission to the National Defence Academy. NDA exam pattern for both the papers is given below:
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NDA Syllabus for Mathematics
Paper 1 in NDA is purely based on Mathematics. No change is observed in NDA Syllabus 2020 from the previous year. The questions will be asked from 10+2 level only. The sub-sections in this part are also of basic-level mathematics.
NDA Preparation Tips
Candidates can prepare for NDA exam by following the tips given below.
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