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NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY (NDA)

 


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, candidate should give his preference for the service that he desires to join.

NDA Written Exams are conducted twice a year i.e. in the month of April and September the notification for the exam is usually released in the months of December and May respectively.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR NDA EXAM:-

• Class 12/intermediate/10+2/ HSC from a recognized board in India with subject of Physics and Mathematics.
• Candidates aged between 16 ½ and 19 ½ years of age as on first day of the month in which the course is to Commence.

 

NDA 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 (INCLUDING SCIENCE).

 

SYLLABUS FOR ALL THE MENTIONED SUBJECT 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.


• Current Events: - For all the mentioned subjects in the paper, the syllabus will be from 10+2 level.

 

PAPER PATTERN TYPE - OBJECTIVE TYPE PAPER.

SUBJECT    Mathematics

CODE  :       01

DURATION : 2 & 1/2 hours

MAXIMUM MARKS : 300

   

 

SUBJECT         ; General Ability Test

CODE               :       02

DURATION     : 2 & 1/2 hours

MAXIMUM MARKS : 600

 

Total Marks  NDA Exam       :     900

SSB Test / Interview               :900