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NDA

Right from our childhood, we have been taught in our textbooks that soldiers are the country’s real heroes. It’s because they strive a lot day and night at our borders that we live peaceful lives. Though, we have acknowledged new lifestyles, where we aspire to settle in our lives with well paid jobs, there are many who want to give themselves for the service of the nation by joining any one of the three services (Army, Navy and the Air Force) as a career option. But getting into any of these three services is not easy.Be prepared to undergo rigorous training. But, before getting selected candidates have to appear for an exam. This page gets you all the information you may want to know about one such exam ie NDA (National Defence Academy) exam.
 
Candidates for National Defense Academy are selected on merit basis through NDA exam. This All India test is held every year under the supervision of UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). Held twice a year, in the month of April and September. While applying, candidates should give his preference for the service that he/she desires to join. 
 
Eligibility for NDA 2016 Exam:-
 
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status: Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2000 are eligible.

Educational Qualifications:-

(i) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy :— 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
 
(ii)  For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy for the 10+2  Cadet Entry  Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy:— 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 patternof School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

Such candidates who qualify the SSB interview but could not produce Matriculation/10+2 or equivalent certificate in original at the time of SSB interview should forward duly self attested Photocopies to ‘Directorate General of Recruiting, Army HQ, West Block.III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066’ and for Naval Academy candidates to ‘Naval Headquarters, DMPR, OI&R Section, Room No. 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi-110011’ by 22nd December, 2016 failing which their candidature will be cancelled. All other candidates who have produced their Matriculation and 10+2 pass or equivalent certificates in original at the time of attending the SSB interview and have got the same verified by the SSB authorities are not required to submit the same to Army HQ or Naval HQ as the case may be. Certificates in original issued by the Principals of the Institutions are also acceptable in cases where Boards/Universities have not yet issued certificates. Certified true copies/photostate copies of such certificates will not be accepted.

NDA Registration / Application Form

NDA 2016 Online Application Form/Registration:-
 
Apply online at website:- www.upsconline.nic.in

The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 2nd January, 2016 to 29th January, 2016 till 11.59 PM after which link will be disabled.

Before start filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.

Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application form containing two stages viz. Part I and Part II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menu.

The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) [except SC/ST candidates and those specified in Note-2 who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.

NOTE-2 : The sons of serving/ex-Junior Commissioned Officers/Non-Commissioned Officers/Other Ranks of Army and equivalent ranks in the Indian Navy/Indian Air Force are also not required to pay the prescribed fee if  they are studying in Military School (formerly known as King George's School)/Sainik School run by Sainik Schools Society.

The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail Ids as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.

NDA Exam Dates

NDA 2016 Date:-

UPSC NDS & NA Exam (II) 2016:-
 
Apply online at website:- http://upsconline.nic.in
 
Closing Date:- 15-07-2016
 
UPSC NDS & NA Exam (II) 2016 Date:- 18th September, 2016
 
 
Click Here to download UPSC NDS & NA Exam (II) 2016 Notification.
 
 
 
 


 

NDA 2017 Date:-
 
N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM.(I), 2017 
 
DATE OF NOTIFICATION (WEDNESDAY)- 18.01.2017 
 
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS - 10.02.2017 (FRIDAY)
 
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF EXAM - 23.04.2017(SUNDAY) 
 
DURATION OF EXAM -  1 DAY
 
 
N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM.(II), 2017 
 
DATE OF NOTIFICATION (WEDNESDAY)- 07.06.2017 
 
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS - 30.06.2017 (FRIDAY)
 
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF EXAM - 10.09.2017 (SUNDAY) 
 
DURATION OF EXAM -  1 DAY
 
 

NDA Syllabus

NDA 2015 Syllabus:-
 
The exam will be divided into papers i.e. Paper I (Mathematics) Paper II (General Ability Test).
 
General Ability Test will be further divided into two parts that include English and General Knowledge. 
 
Syllabus for all the mentioned subjects are given below:-
 
•Mathematics:- Algebra, Matrices & Determinants, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry of Two & Three Dimensions, Different Calculus, Integral Calculus & Different Equations, Vector Algebra and Statistics & Probability.
•English: - The English paper will be designed to test students’ proficiency in the languages with verbal reasoning and usage of grammar.
•General Knowledge: - The GK paper will include subjects like Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and 
•Current Events. For all the mentioned subjects in the paper, the syllabus will be from 10+2 level.
 
 
 
 
 
Click Here to download NDA Exam full syllabus. (refer APPENDIX-I).
 

Paper Pattern

NDA 2016 Pattern:-

Type - Objective Type Paper.

Subject Code Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 01 2 1/2 hours 300
General Ability Test 02 2 1/2 hours 600
Total     900
SSB Test / Interview     900

 

THE PAPERS IN ALL THE SUBJECTS WILL CONSIST OF OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS ONLY. THE QUESTION PAPERS (TEST BOOKLETS) OF MATHEMATICS AND PART “B” OF GENERAL ABILITY TEST WILL BE SET BILINGUALLY IN HINDI AS WELL AS ENGLISH.

THERE WILL BE PENALTY (NEGATIVE MARKING) FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A  CANDIDATE IN THE OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTION PAPERS.

(i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question.  For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate. One third  (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(ii) If a candidate given more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.
(iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. 

NDA Preparation

For Mathematics paper, question will be asked from 10+2 level. Hence, it is advisable that candidates should practice and solve questions from 10th to 12th class, working on key section such as Algebra, Trigonometry and Geometry. Try to read newspapers daily to improve reading skills. English paper will broadly cover grammar, synonyms, antonyms and reading Comprehensions.With Physics, Chemistry and General Science, try to stick with the basics that have been taught from 10th to 12th class. 
 
 
 

NDA Notification

DA 2016 Notification:-

UPSC NDS & NA Exam (II) 2016:-
 
Apply online at website:- http://upsconline.nic.in
 
Closing Date:- 15-07-2016
 
UPSC NDS & NA Exam (II) 2016 Date:- 18th September, 2016
 
 
Click Here to download UPSC NDS & NA Exam (II) 2016 Notification.
 
 
 
NDA 2017 Date:-
 
N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM.(I), 2017 
 
DATE OF NOTIFICATION (WEDNESDAY)- 18.01.2017 
 
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS - 10.02.2017 (FRIDAY)
 
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF EXAM - 23.04.2017(SUNDAY) 
 
DURATION OF EXAM -  1 DAY
 
 
N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM.(II), 2017 
 
DATE OF NOTIFICATION (WEDNESDAY)- 07.06.2017 
 
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS - 30.06.2017 (FRIDAY)
 
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF EXAM - 10.09.2017 (SUNDAY) 
 
DURATION OF EXAM -  1 DAY

 



Comments (19)
I had passed class xii in first division but fail in chemestry as fourth subject can I appear entrance NDA and NA exam.
Posted By : S.Ephraim Aimol
Posted On : 19 August 2013
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Humko v navy bans hai
Posted By : rakesh
Posted On : 01 June 2016
Sir,Pls assist me for next NDA exam after month May 2016.I will want to join in Navy.
Posted By : Prajyot Deshmukh
Posted On : 25 May 2016
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when will application of nda exam will release ? plz tell me......
Posted By : vivekanandareddy
Posted On : 19 August 2013
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Sir ,I am study in class 12th.I am join NDA.when application exam plz tell me.
Posted By : kuldeep Kumar
Posted On : 26 May 2016
Eligibility criteria
Posted By : Rupam Gupta
Posted On : 26 May 2016
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I want to join the Air Force and I want to know when NDA form for 2014 will be out.
Posted By : Michael yua
Posted On : 11 August 2013
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Sir nad may from apply 57% hai
Posted By : raja raj
Posted On : 14 June 2016
Sir nad may from apply 57% hai
Posted By : raja raj
Posted On : 14 June 2016
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MY DEAR SIR I AM IN 10STD I WANT THE INFORMATION ABOUT 2014 EXAM DATES AND ALL ABOUT NDA
Posted By : AJINKYA TEJANKAR
Posted On : 07 August 2013
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NDA 67TH RC EXAMINATION DATE IS SATURDAY 25TH APRIL 2015 Candidates invited for the NDA Exam are advised to log on to the NDA Application Portal, choose the Examination Centre of your choice and print the Examination Slip/Card. Note that NDA Entrance Examination is to hold nationwide on Saturday 25 April 2015. Candidates for the Examination are to be at the chosen centre by 0700am. In addition all those who observed errors in their data like date of birth, passports, choice of course etc should try to correct same at this time. For the past questions and answers kindly call 09033614758
Posted By : major zamil
Posted On : 19 June 2016
Joint airforce
Posted By : rajesh singh
Posted On : 18 April 2016
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my date of birth is 3/6/1997 and i passed the ssc examination can i feel the nda form ?
Posted By : saurav chavhan
Posted On : 01 August 2013
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Hello sir jo ab nda 2 ka paper hoga usme genral abiliti se aayega ya phir maths ke sawal v aayenge
Posted By : Rahul singh
Posted On : 25 June 2015
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my date of birth is 22/08/1996 can i feel the nda form
Posted By : nupam adhikari
Posted On : 30 July 2013
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my date of birth is 15/sep/1998 can I elgible for NDA exam
Posted By : surya
Posted On : 13 May 2015
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I want to know what is procedure to fill form and when
Posted By : satinder pal singh
Posted On : 22 July 2013
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Iam bio studandt am applayad from nda
Posted By : yash prajapati
Posted On : 11 June 2016
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i want to know about nda 2014 exam dates
Posted By : MOHAN
Posted On : 20 July 2013
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sir did you get your answer please tell me
Posted By : shivam
Posted On : 27 March 2014
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my dear sir i am studying engineering i want to become an militiary officer my father is an ex serviceman in signal with 26 year with JCO RANK how to prepare for an nda exam
Posted By : vinod babu
Posted On : 18 July 2013
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i want information about nda 2014 exam dates and all about nda 2014
Posted By : lally
Posted On : 18 July 2013
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i want information about nda 2014 exam dates and all about nda 2014
Posted By : suryakant choubey
Posted On : 15 July 2013
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i am poor plase send question
Posted By : rohit
Posted On : 20 June 2015
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i want to know the application details
Posted By : s.sudhin
Posted On : 07 July 2013
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what is the eligibility for nda exam april 2014?
Posted By : PARTHPRANAV KANADE
Posted On : 07 July 2013
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please notify me that when the nda 2 exam apllication form is opened .
Posted By : abhishek sharma
Posted On : 18 September 2015
NDA
Posted By : suraj
Posted On : 11 July 2015
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what is the eligibility for nda exam 2014.
Posted By : Bapan Biswas
Posted On : 02 July 2013
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Thanks for the information about NDA...really helpfull
Posted By : Sinam Dayaban Singh
Posted On : 29 June 2013
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i want to know about nda exam dates 2014
Posted By : Raunak Amte
Posted On : 23 June 2013
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pls send me the exam details for the year 2014 regards
Posted By : sashi sharma
Posted On : 22 June 2013
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i like air force very much that's why i would like to aaply for nda.
Posted By : Ashutosh Mann
Posted On : 22 June 2013
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last date to fill the form of nda 2014.
Posted By : Satyakesh Yadav
Posted On : 22 June 2013
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Posted By : BALUGUN
Posted On : 18 March 2016
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