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NDA Exam and Coaching Institute

National Defence Academy - DEHRADUN

NDA (National defence Academy) is a premier institute that trains the cadets (candidates) to get selected for Indian Forces (Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy) as officers. Candidates may approach the academy by qualifying a national level entrance examination which is organized by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). The Examination is conducted two times is a year.

Eligibility Criteria

Citizenship

The appearing candidate must be citizen on India, Nepal or Bhutan. A Tibetan refugee came India before 01 Jan, 1962 with mind set to become a permanent residence of India are also eligible.

Qualification for Indian Army

The candidate must have completed 12th or its equivalent exam from a well recognized board. The appearing candidate can also apply.

Indian Navy and Air Force

Must have passed 12th from a recognized board or university with physics and Mathematics as compulsory subject.

  • NOTE – Students who have debarred by Ministry of Defence from holding any type of Commission on the Defence Services are not eligible to apply. Those candidate have failed INSB/PABT earlier are not eligible for Air Force.

Age Limit, Gender & Marital Status

  • Only unmarried male candidates are eligible for NDA examination. Girls are not allowed
  • Note 1- The DOB mentioned in the Matriculation / Higher Secondary Examination certificate available or an equivalent certificate will be considered by commission.
  • Note -2 Candidates are informed not to marry until they complete their full training. A candidate who marries subsequent to the date of his application though successful at his or any subsequent exam will not be selected for training. A candidate who marries during the training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the govt.
Paper Subject Marks

Paper I

Mathematics

300

Paper II

General Ability Test

English

200

Physics

100

Chemistry

60

General Section

40

History, Freedom Movements

80

Geography

80

GK

40

Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically and mentally fit as per the physical standards maintained by the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II) 2017.

The detailed physical standards are mentioned below—

Candidates are required to avoid the following minor defects in the time of medical examination-

  • Wax (ears)
  • Deviated Nasal Septum.
  • Hydrocele / Phimosis
  • Overweight / Underweight
  • Under Sized Chest
  • Piles
  • Tonsillitis
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Varicocele
  • The application form can be filled and submitted via online process through the website (https://upsconline.nic.in).
  • The application form has been released from date.
  • Candidates are suggested to fill the application form carefully.
  • No change will be permitted after final submitting the application form Candidate must note down that here is no need to send the printed application form to the authority.

Application Fee

  • The application fee for general & OBC candidate is 100/-
  • SC/ST candidates and wards or JCOs/NCOs/Ors are exempted from exam fee
  • The application fee payment can be done via cash payment in any branch of SBI Bank or through SBI Bank net banking visa/master/debit card.

NDA notification for exam dates and academic calendar has been released by UPSC twice in the year. The authority has been released the exam dates for both exam session.

Paper Pattern

  • Exam Mode – UPSC will be conducting NDA / NDA (II) in pen paper based online mode.
  • Number of Papers – Candidate appearing NDA II paper will have to answer questions from two papers – Mathematics and General Ability Test.
  • Exam Duration – The candidate can attempt questions in NDA II exam within a specified time duration of five hours (two hours and thirty minutes for each paper)
  • Total marks – According to NDA exam pattern, the question paper of NDA / NDA II will carry 900 marks in total.
  • Marking Scheme – UPSC follows a negative marking policy according to the NDA exam pattern and as many as 0.33 of the total marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. Moreover, if a candidate responses with more than one answer option, it will be treated as wrong answer; if a question is left unanswered no marks will be deducted or awarded.

NDA 2019 Exam Pattern

Subject Code Duration Max Marks

Mathematics

1

2 ½ hours

300

General Ability test

2

2 ½ hours

600

SSB / Interview

900

Total

1800

The NDA syllabus has been divided into two sections Mathematics and General Ability Test. The General Ability test section will contain questions from different topics such as English, General Knowledge, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Geography and Current events. For better preparations candidates can prepare for the exam from the above mentioned topics.

Selection procedure SSB

Candidate’s selection will be based on the marks scored by the candidates in the written and SSB interview. The SSB interview consist of two stages i.e. stage 1 and stage 2. The stage (I) consist of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) and Picture Perception & Description test (PP & DT). The stage (II) will comprise of Interview, group testing officer tasks, Psychology tests and the Conference. This test will be organized over 4 or 5 days. Entire process will carry 900 marks.

The Admit card will be released by authority before two or three weeks from the examination date. Candidates can download the admit card through the official portal of UPSC. There is not any other method except online will be entertained to get the admit card available. Candidates note down it is mandatory to bring the admit card at the examination centre.

The result will be provided to students after one month from the examination. Candidates can check the result through the official site of UPSC. Candidates are advised to take printout of the result and keep it safe till the selection procedure. NDA written and final result will be declared separately. Before SSB written result will be declared and selected candidates will be called for further admission process.

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  • Work more on your strengths, have clear view of rest.
  • Choose your study material wisely.
  • Keep up to date with the current affairs.
  • Set up daily / Weekly / Monthly targets for studies.
  • Regularly solve previous year papers.

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Paper Subject Marks

Paper I

Mathematics

300

Paper II

General Ability Test

English

200

Physics

100

Chemistry

60

General Section

40

History, Freedom Movements

80

Geography

80

GK

40

Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically and mentally fit as per the physical standards maintained by the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II) 2017.

The detailed physical standards are mentioned below—

Candidates are required to avoid the following minor defects in the time of medical examination-

  • Wax (ears)
  • Deviated Nasal Septum.
  • Hydrocele / Phimosis
  • Overweight / Underweight
  • Under Sized Chest
  • Piles
  • Tonsillitis
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Varicocele
  • The application form can be filled and submitted via online process through the website (https://upsconline.nic.in).
  • The application form has been released from date.
  • Candidates are suggested to fill the application form carefully.
  • No change will be permitted after final submitting the application form Candidate must note down that here is no need to send the printed application form to the authority.

Application Fee

  • The application fee for general & OBC candidate is 100/-
  • SC/ST candidates and wards or JCOs/NCOs/Ors are exempted from exam fee
  • The application fee payment can be done via cash payment in any branch of SBI Bank or through SBI Bank net banking visa/master/debit card.