NDA exams are conducted by UPSC twice every year. All Candidates who are interested in joining Indian Army, Navy or Air Force can appear for NDA examination. This training commence in January and July months. NDA exam is known as the best way to join the Indian defence forces as an officer. The exam is conducted by the Union Public service Commission (UPSC) twice every year in the months of April and October.
Age Limit: The candidate must be of 16-1/2 to 19 years of age as on 1st January of the year the examination.
Eligibility Criteria:(For Army Wing of NDA) The candidate must have passed class XII of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University
For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and for 10+2 (Executive Branch) Course at Naval Academy The candidate must have passed class XII of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent exam conducted by a State Education Board or a University with physics and mathematics as main subjects. Candidate must be unmarried. Candidate must be physically fit.
Age Limit:16.5 Years- 19.5 Years
There is written exam and after that a final interview round for selection.
Minus marking0.25 for Incorrect Answers
1. Mathematics120 Ques 300 Marks 2.5 hours
|2-Matrices and Determinants||6-Integral Calculus and Differential equations|
|4-Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions||8-Statistics and Probability|
2. General Ability test150 Ques 600 Marks 2.5 hours
a. Part AEnglish 200 Marks
b. Part BGeneral Knowledge
a. Physics 100 Marks
b. Chemistry 60 Marks
c. General Science 40 Marks
d. History 80 Marks
e. Geography 80 Marks
f. Current Events 40 Marks