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NDA 2021 Admit Card (Out), Exam Centres, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selecton Preocess & Result

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Apr 8, 2021

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National Defence Academy (NDA) is a national level exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice a year. Get the NDA Latest news here. 

This year, the official notification for NDA I exam was released on December 30, 2021. On the other hand, the official notification of NDA II 2021 is expected to be released on June 09, 2021. Check NDA exam dates. 

NDA I Admit Card 2021 has been issued on the official website of the UPSC in PDF Format. Candidates can download the NDA 2021 Admit Card enter either registration number or roll number.

The NDA written exam has been scheduled for April 18, 2021. Candidates must reach the allocated exam centres to appear in the exam.  

Latest Updates: 

  • April 07, 2021: The latest Salary structure, Pay Scale & Allowances in the Indian Army has been discussed. Click to know more.
  • March 31, 2021: NDA (I) 2021 Exam - Last Minute Preparation Tips to Boost Your Score. Read more here. 
  • March 31, 2021:  NDA (I) Admit Card 2021 has been released; Check More Details Here
  • March 08, 2021: UPSC NDA 2020 Result has been declared with the list of qualified candidates. Read more
  • February 02, 2021: The application withdrawal window has been closed at 5.00 p.m.
NDA I Exam Dates

NDA 2021 Exam Dates

The upcoming important dates of the NDA 2021 exam is mentioned below:

Events NDA I 2021 NDA II 2021
Notification  December 30, 2020 June 09, 2021
Application form  December 30, 2020 June 09, 2021
Last date to apply  January 19, 2021 June 29, 2021
Starting of application withdrawal January 27, 2021 To be notified
Last date of application withdrawal February 02, 2021 (5 p.m.) to be notified
Admit card March 31, 2021 

August 2021
Written exam  April 18, 2021 September 05, 2021
Declaration of written result  June 2021 December 2021

SSB Interview  July to Sept 2021 January 2022 to April 2022

Highlights

NDA Exam Highlights

Exam Name National Defence Academy
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Official Website upsc.gov.in
Exam Type National Level
Eligibility Criteria Unmarried Male candidates can apply
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Offline
Duration
  • Mathematics: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • General Ability Test: 2 hours 30 minutes 
Number of cities for exam centers 41
Exam helpdesk 011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543 
Official Website https://www.upsc.gov.in/
Eligibility Criteria

NDA Eligibility 2021

For NDA 2021, the aspirants have to meet certain educational as well as physical eligibility criteria. Here are the eligibility criteria for NDA 2021 exam:

Educational qualification

 It is different for different academies. Therefore, the aspirants should check the educational qualification 

Navy, Air Force, and Naval Academy of NDA: The aspirants should qualify their class 12 or HSC exam under the 10+2 exam pattern, which should be conducted by State Education Board or University.

Army Wing of NDA: The candidates should pass the exam of class 12 or HSC under 10+2 pattern from any school education Board or an equivalent University. 

Age Limit

  • For NDA (II), the aspirants should not be born before 2 January 2002, and not after 1 January 2005.
  • On the other hand, if the aspirants have not been born after 1 July 2005 and not before 2 July 2001, are also eligible to appear for NDA (I) exam.
  • This birth date is examined according to Matricular or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or should be recognized by the Indian University. 

Foreign Nationals

If the foreign nationals (irrespective of Gorkhas’ aspirants) want to apply for the exam, they need to issue an eligibility certificate from Govt. of India

Application Form

NDA Application Form 2021

The UPSC conducts the NDA exam twice a year and the notification of the application process will be released twice as well. The application form for NDA II 2021 will tentatively be released from June 09, 2021, to June 29, 2021, on the official website.

 On the other hand, the online application link of NDA I 2021 has been closed on January 19, 2021. However, the application withdrawal window has been opened till February 02, 2021(5 p.m.). The application fees of the exam are INR e INR 100 for the general and OBC category while SC, ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. Check the NDA Application Form 2021

How to Apply Online for NDA 2021

Step 1: Visit the official website and click on  “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC“.

Step 2: Click on “Click Here for PART I” and read the instructions carefully and click on “Yes”.

Step 3: On page 1 fill in the details such as name, gender, date of birth, parents’ name, nationality, etc., and click on “continue”. 

Step 4: On page 2, select the numbers from 1 to 4 or mark ‘0’ if you do not want to give any preference. If Those who are from Sanik/Military School or Son of JCO/NCO/Other Rank Officer must fill the pages 3 & page 4. 

Step 5: Pay the application fees as per your choice. 

Step 6: Select the examination center and upload Photograph and Signature

Step 7: Download the application form and take a printed copy for future reference. 

Admit Card

Downloading and Purpose of NDA Admit Card 2021

The conducting body has released the NDA I 2021 Admit Card on the official UPSC website on March 31, 2021. The Admit card bear the exam related details like student’s name, roll number, exam centre, exam date & timing, etc. Without admit cards, candidates will not be permitted to appear in the examination.

How to Download NDA I Admit Card 2021

To download follow the steps given below:

  • Go to the official website of UPSC.
  • A link for NDA I 2021 Admit Card Download will be provided, click on it.
  • You must enter the registration number/ roll number along with the password and captcha code.
  • Click on submit, the admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Check all the details carefully and download multiple copies of it.
Exam Centres

NDA Exam Centres

The aspirants should present to the Exam Centres of the cities, where the offline test will be conducted. The examination authority allocates the exam centre to the aspirants. However, the aspirants need to enter their preferable cities while they fill the application form.

On the other hand, the Commission can also cancel or add the exam centres. Read the following content to know about the available NDA Exam centres:

List of NDA Exam Centres
Agartala Chennai Hyderabad Kolkata Raipur
Ahmedabad Cuttack Imphal Lucknow Ranchi
Aizawl Visakhapatnam Itanagar Madurai Sambalpur
Allahabad Dehradun Jaipur, Udaipur Mumbai Shillong
Bangalore Delhi Jammu Nagpur Shimla
Bareilly Dharwad Jorhat Panaji Srinagar
Bhopal Dispur Kochi Patna Thiruvananthapuram
Chandigarh Gangtok Kohima Port Blair Tirupati
Exam Pattern

NDA Exam Pattern

  • The NDA exam is conducted in the conventional pen and paper form and has multiple-choice questions.
  • Especially in the GAT section, one has to be careful as there is a higher negative marking.
  • The following table precisely gives all the necessary information on the NDA exam pattern:
Exam Pattern Highlights
NDA I 2021 Mathematics General Ability Test
Exam Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes 2 hours and 30 minutes
No. of sections 1 2 (English and General Knowledge)
Total no. of questions 120 150
Total marks 300 600 (English (200) + GK (400))
Marking scheme 2.5 for correct and -0.83 for incorrect 4 for correct and -1.33 for incorrect
Medium English and Hindi English for the English section. English and Hindi for the GK section
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
NDA Syllabus

NDA Syllabus 2021

The syllabus for NDA 2021 written test will comprise two sections - Mathematical Ability and General Ability. The questions in NDA 2021 will be asked from topics and concepts of the 10+2 level. The following are the topics from the Mathematical Ability and General Ability sections covered as a part of the NDA 2021 Syllabus.

NDA Syllabus for Mathematics
Algebra Matrices and Determinants
Trigonometry Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimensions 
Differential Calculus Integral Calculus and Differential Equations
Vector Algebra Statistics and Probability

NDA Syllabus for General Ability Topics from the English and General Knowledge will be covered in the General Ability section of NDA 2021.  General Knowledge will comprise of the following:

NDA Syllabus for General Ability Test
Physics Chemistry
General Science History
Geography Current Affairs
Selection Process

Selection Process of NDA 2021

The selection process in the National Defense Academy is a two-stage process. Stage-1 is the written examination i.e. NDA 2020 test and stage-2 is the SSB interview stage. The complete recruitment process in the NDAs judged based on marks scored out of 900 collectively in both stages of recruitment.

After the declaration of NDA 2021 Results, qualified candidates will have to register themselves at joinindianarmy. nic. within two weeks. Allotment of selection centers and dates will then be notified on the registered email ID.

SSB Interview comprises two stages- Stage 1 (OIR and PPDT) and Stage 2- (Interview, Group Tasks, Psychology Test, and Conference). After stage-2 is completed, a final merit list is generated by the UPSC which gives the final recruited candidates. 

SSB Interview Stages

S. No Stages Activities conducted
1. Testing
  • Screening
  • Verbal and Non-verbal test
  • PPDT
2. Psychological Test
  • Thematic Appreciation Test [TAT]
  • Word Association Test [WAT]
  • Situation Reaction Test [SRT]
  • Self Description Test [ SD]
3. Group Testing Officers Test
  • Group Discussion (GD)
  • Group Planning Exercise (GPE)
  • Progressive Group Task (PGT)
  • Half Group Task (HGT)
  • Individual Obstacles Task (IOT)
  • Command Task
  • Snake race/Group Obstacle Race
  • Individual lecture
  • Final Group Task (FGT)
5. Personal Interview
6. Conference

NDA 2021 Document Verification

After a personal interview round the eligible candidates will have to appear for the verification round. The qualified candidates must bring the required original documents along with 1 set of Photostat of the required documents at the Services Selection Centre (SSC).

Below is the set of required original documents to be carried for the NDA 2020 Document Verification:

  • Qualification Certificate

  • Proof of Identity (Pan card, Voter ID, Aadhar Card, etc.)

  • Birth Certificate

  • Passport Size Photographs

  • Category certificate for the Reserved category candidates

  • Proof of Residence

Medical examination

A medical examination is a final round in the Selection process. The candidates will be referred to the Board of Service Medical officers by the SSB for medical examination. Candidates shall be deemed eligible for recruitment if and only if they are found to be medically fit by the medical officers.

NDA Result and Cutoff

UPSC NDA Cut Off 2021

UPSC NDA is a two-tier exam and 900 marks are allotted to each tier. The cadets are selected based on their aggregate cut-off in both tiers. However, to qualify for the second tier, which is the SSB interview, you have to score a minimum of 25% out of 900 in the First Tier. At the same time, you must have a minimum of 25% in each section of the papers. The average cut-off has varied over the years and if you note the trend since 2010, it has increased with time.

Whether the NDA cut-off will be lower than usual this year, depends on many factors like the difficulty level of the paper, the number of candidates who appeared, etc. 

When you are preparing for the upcoming test, keeping the cut-off trend in mind helps you to make a study plan.

Year NDA(I) (Max Marks:900) NDA(II) (Max Marks:900)
2010 263 193
2011 290 253
2012 333 322
2013 337 313
2014 348 368
2015 306 (With at least 30% marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (out of 1800 marks) 674 269 (With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks) 637
2016 288 (With at least 25 % marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks) 656 315
2017 342(With at least 25 % marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks) 708
2018 338 (with at least 25% in each subject) 325 (with at least 25% in each subject)
2019 342 (with at least 25% marks in each subject) -
2020 (expected) 338-342- For Tier-1 700-720- Overall expected cut-off out of 1800 -

NDA Statistics of Previous Years

Year

NDA 1 Qualified

NDA 2 Qualified

2019

704

-

2018

705

688

2017

708

624

2016

656

602

2015

674

637

Preparation Books

NDA Preparation Books 2021

We have also listed a few good books which you can refer apart from the NCERT books for practicing questions. While NCERT alone suffices, they do not have enough practice questions and are more reliable for improving your basic conception on the subject. However, in the following books you can find ample problems to improve your speed and accuracy through practice:

Books Author’s Name
English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin
Mathematics for NDA and NA: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy R S Aggarwal
Quantitative aptitude for competitive examinations R S Aggarwal
Study Package MATHEMATICS NDA & NA Entrance Exam Arihant
NDA Mathematics (Hindi) RPH Editorial Board
History Of Modern India (History) Bipan Chandra
Science and Technology in India (Science and Technology) Kalpana Rajaram: Spectrum
Oxford School Atlas (Geography) Oxford 
Social Problems In India (Indian Society – GS1) Ram Ahuja
Objective General English for Competitive Exams S.P. Bakshi
Manorama Yearbook 2017 Mammen Mathew
Preparation Tips

Preparation Tips of NDA 2020

The NDA 2021 aspirants should follow the below-mentioned preparation tips for securing a good score in the exam:

  1. Before you start for the exam, you should have clear and detailed knowledge about the exam pattern, types of questions, and the subjects.
  2. To get a good score in Mathematics, the aspirants should have in-depth knowledge of Algebra, trigonometry, matrices, statistics, calculus, etc. All the questions cover the concepts of class 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 standards, NCERT Books. 
  3. The GAT consists of multiple subjects and these are General Science, Geography, Chemistry, Current Affairs, and History. 
  4. Revise thoroughly the sections you have read. The more you revise your study, you will be able to gain your confidence level. 
  5. Create a short but tricky way for revising your lessons, so that you can complete your revision quickly.
  6. Do not forget to solve previous years question papers and take mock tests as much as possible.
NDA Vacancy

NDA 2021 Vacancy

There are a total of 418 vacancies for NDA 1 2020 qualifiers in different departments and branches of the Indian Army.

Course Number of Vacancies
145th National Defence Academy (Indian Army) 208
145th National Defence Academy (Indian Navy) 42
145th National Defence Academy (Indian Air Force) 120
107th Indian Naval Academy Course  20
Total 400

The competition is extremely high with an average of 4,00,000 students applying every year and vacancies being approximately 400-450. Even though on an average 5000-6000 qualify tier-1 exam, eventually only as many as are required according to the vacancies get selected. Besides the last-minute preparation for the Tier-1 test, to qualify you must also start with preparing physically and intellectually for Tier-2.


NDA Salary

NDA Salary Scale 2021

During the training period of the National Defence Academy (NDA), the aspirants will get a certain amount of remuneration. The recruited aspirants will get a stipend of 21000 INR during the training period of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) as well as at Officers Training Academy (OTA). For more knowledge, go through the following table:

Rank Rank Pay (in Rupees)
Lieutenant to Major 15,600 - 39,100/-
Lieutenant Colonel to Major General 37,400 - 67,000/-
Lieutenant General HAG Scale 67,000 - 79,000/-
HAG+ Scale 75,500 - 80,000/-
Vice Chief of Army Staff/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG) 80,000/-
Chief of Army Staff 90,000/- (fixed)

Along with NDA Salary, the aspirants will get the below-mentioned allowances: Uniform Allowance, According to the designation, highly active field area allowance, Compensatory Modified Field area allowances, Dearness allowances, Transport allowances, Compensatory field area, etc. 

FAQs

NDA Exam FAQs

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for NDA 2020?

Ans. There are various parameters based on which the candidates’ eligibility is checked so that they can appear for the exam and are eligible for the further procedure.

Nationality

As per the nationality standards set by UPSC for NDA 2020, Candidates must have:

  • Indian Citizenship or should be
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Tibetan refugees who came to India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India.
  • A PIO (Person of Indian Origin) who has come back from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention to get settled down permanently in India.

Age Limit

  • Only unmarried male candidates, who are not born earlier than July 2, 2000, and not later than July 1, 2003, are eligible to appear for NDA I 2020 conducted by UPSC.
  • Candidates should enter their Date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or a certificate recognized by an Indian University.
  • In short, for NDA 1 2020 the age limit is between 16.5 years to 19.5 years.

Ques. What is the pay package for NDA recruits?

Ans. During the training period, the cadet gets a stipend of INR 21,000 per month. After the training period is over, the salary can be from INR 15,600- 39,100 in hand in the initial stage.

Ques. Are personal laptops and mobiles allowed during NDA training?

Ans. During your training period at the academy, you are not allowed to take your personal mobile or laptop with you. Regular screening is done to find out if anyone has these accessories with them and strict punishments are implemented. Every cadet is given a Lenovo laptop from the academy on joining but the access and use of these laptops are kept very limited.

Ques. Can women apply for UPSC NDA?

Ans. No, only unmarried male candidates within the age of 16.5 to 19.5 years are eligible for applying for UPSC NDA.

Ques. How to check my result and whether I have qualified the tier-1?

Ans.

  1. Go to the official website of UPSC- upsc.gov.in
  2. Navigate to the “What’s New” section.
  3. Click on the link stating NDA I 2020 Written Exam Result or NDA I 2020 Final Result
  4. A pdf will be displayed on the computer screen containing the list of qualified roll numbers.
  5. Download the pdf file for future reference.

Ques. What are the necessary educational qualifications?

Ans. 1. For Army wing

Candidates must have passed class 12 or cleared the equivalent examination of the State Board to be eligible for NDA 2020.

2. For Air Force or Naval wings and 10+2 Cadet entry scheme at the Indian Naval Academy

Candidates must have passed 12th class with Physics and Mathematics as subjects or cleared the equivalent examination of the State Board to be eligible for NDA 2020.

Candidates who are appearing in the 12th class or equivalent examination of the State board are also eligible for NDA 2020.

Ques. Can I give NDA exam after class 10th?

Ans. You cannot apply for the NDA exam after class 10. You have to be 12th pass which is the minimum qualification criteria to be met. Also, you must be a minimum of 16.5 years and a maximum of 19.5 years to apply.

Ques. What happens in the NDA physical exam?

Ans. There are several physical criteria that the candidate has to fulfill. After qualifying for the test, the candidates are taken to several army medical centers for physical and medical checkups. In case a candidate fails the test, they are given TR for 45 days which is temporary rejection. They have to get fit in this time span and the medical tests will be done again. If they fail again, then PR or permanent rejection is done and the candidate loses the chance to get recruited this time. However, they can apply again next year.

Ques. What is the age limit for NDA 2020?

Ans. The age limit for NDA 2020 is between 16.5 years to 19.5 years. The candidate must be born between July 2, 2001, and July 1, 2004, for NDA 1. For NDA 2, the candidate should be born between January 2, 2002, and January 1st, 2005.

Ques. What are the medical requirements for NDA?

Ans. The following spinal conditions render the candidate ineligible- Granulomatous disease of the spine, Arthritis/spondylosis & Miscellaneous disorders including SLE, polymyositis, vasculitis, Spondylolisthesis/spondylolysis, Compression fracture of vertebrae, Scoliosis more than 15 degrees as measured by Cobb’s method.

Visual Standards and other health criteria

  • Myopia should not be more than 2.5 D and hypermetropia not more than 3.5 D, including Astigmatism.
  • Candidates must possess good binocular vision. The color vision staNDArd for the Army is (CP-III).
  • Another noteworthy point is that candidates who have undergone Radial Keratotomy, to improve their visual acuity, or Laser Surgery, will be permanently rejected for all Services.
  • Normal hearing capabilities - Candidate should be able to hear a forced whisper with each ear at a distance of 610 cms. in a quiet room.
  • Routine ECG for Air Force candidates must fall within normal limits.

Ques. What is the height limit of an NDA cadet?

Ans. The height limit is determined based on their age and the caste or class they belong to. The following are important height limit criteria that NDA Cadets must fulfill:

  • Candidates must note that the minimum height measurement specified is 157 cms (162.5 cms for Air Force).
  • For Gorkhas and those belonging to hills of North-Eastern areas of India, Garhwal, and Kumaon, the minimum height will be 5 cms less than the usual figure.
  • On the other hand, for candidates belonging to the Lakshadweep islands. 
3 Months Crash Course

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

Comments


66 Comments
K
koyena biswas
How many candidates apply for the NDA exam each year?
J
jaya garg

Hi Koyena. More than 4, 00,000 students each year apply for the NDA against the total vacancies of just 400-450. Even though close to 5000-6000 qualify tier-1 exam, but only as many as are required according to the vacancies get selected.

P
puja sao
Should I refer to Oxford School Atlas to prepare for the Geography?
J
jaya garg

Yes, it is a good book, you can refer to the same. Some other books that help you prepare for the exam include Social Problems In India (Indian Society – GS1) by Ram Ahuja, Objective General English for Competitive Exams by S.P. Bakshi, etc.

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tanishka shah
Will NDA cur off 2021 differ as compared to the last year?
J
jaya garg

Whether the NDA cut-off will be lower than usual this year, it all depend on many factors like the difficulty level of the paper, the number of candidates who appeared, etc. For more details related to NDA cut-off, refer here.

R
riyaz
What all tasks are included in NDA Group Testing Officers Test?
J
jaya garg

Some of the test included in this task are Group Discussion, Group Planning Exercise, Progressive Group Task, Half Group Task, Individual Obstacles Task, among other. Further task related to NDA Group Testing Officers Test are here.

D
devisingh
How many stages are there in SSB Interview?
J
jaya garg

Hi. It comprises two stages, in the Stage 1 (OIR and PPDT) I conducted while in Stage 2- (Interview, Group Tasks, Psychology Test, and Conference). After stage-2 is completed, a final merit list related to NDA SSB Selection is prepared.

S
sourajit mukherjee
Can the exam conducting authority cancel or add the exam centers?
J
jaya garg

Hi. The commission can also cancel or add the exam centers. Read the content related to NDA Exam centers. Some of the exam centers include Bangalore, Delhi, Jammu, Nagpur, Shimla, etc.

S
sandesh kumar
How many page are there while applying online?
J
jaya garg

Candidates applying online have to first click on the PART I” and read the instructions carefully and click on “Yes”. On page 1, candidates have to fill in the details such as name, gender, date of birth, parents’ name, nationality, etc., and click on “continue”. After that tap on the page 2, choose the numbers from 1 to 4 or mark ‘0’ in case you do not have any preference.

P
priya
Can foreign nationals apply for the NDA exam?
J
jaya garg

Hi. If the foreign nationals (irrespective of Gorkhas’ aspirants) want to apply for the exam, they need to get an eligibility certificate issued from the Government of India. Rest refer to other eligibility criteria as well.

K
koyena biswas
I am in class 11th, can I give the army wing NDA exam?
J
jaya garg

Hi. To apply for the Army Wing of NDA, candidates must have passed the exam of class 12 or HSC under 10+2 pattern from any school education Board or an equivalent University. Refer to the detailed eligibility criteria while applying.

T
tanishka shah
In how many cities the test is conduced and whom should I contact in case of doubt?
J
jaya garg

Hi. Total cities where the exam is conducted is 41. You can contact on numbers 011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543, to get all the doubt solved. More details related to NDA exam cities are mentioned here.

P
pradeepraje
Which application form will be considered in case I have submitted more than one application form?
J
jaya garg

Only the latest application which is duly completed and submitted by the candidates will be considered. Further details are mentioned here.
 

S
sunny pandey
Am I allowed to change the exam centre?
J
jaya garg

Hi Sunny. The exam centre cannot be changed once it is allotted. . The examination authority allocates the exam center to the aspirants; the aspirants are allowed to enter their preferable cities while they fill the application form.

N
nafisa khatoon
I am not able to access NDA admit card page? What to do now?
J
jaya garg

This might happen due to heavy load at the server, the admit card page takes time in loading. You are requested to wait for some time and try within a gap of five minutes.

S
sheetal chib
What is UPSC NDA exam?
J
jaya garg

Hi Sheetal. Each year, the NDA exam is taken twice by the UPSC for offering admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA. This exam acts as a gateway to get selected for Defence Forces including Army, Navy and Air Force. Further details are mentioned here.
 

S
sheetal chib
what type of questions are asked in nda exam?
J
jaya garg

Hi Sheetal. NDA will have MCQs questions from two sections including Mathematics and General Ability section. The questions will mainly be asked of 10+2 level. More details related to the exam pattern are mentioned here.
 

V
vishal sharma
how many candidates are selected in nda written exam?
J
jaya garg

Hi Vishal. There are almost 368 vacancies for every single NDA recruitment and more than 2 lakh aspirants from all around the country participate in the written exam. Out of which only 545 (almost) get an SSB interview call.
Detailed selection process is mentioned here.
 

S
sadim ansari
how to apply for ssb interview after nda exam?
J
jaya garg

Hi Sadim. The shortlisted candidates have to register themselves at joinindianarmy.nic.in within 2 weeks of the NDA result declaration. Post registering at the Join Indian Army website, the successful candidates will then be allotted Selection Centers and dates of SSB Interview. Further details are available here.
 

V
vijay t p
My DoB is 26/2/2003 can apply for 2022 april nda exam
G
gurpreet singh

Hi Vijay

Yes, you can apply for 2022 NDA Exam as the maximum age to apply for NDA is 19 Years.

V
vijay t p
Hi I'm now studing in +2 in 2021 march it will be finish , can I apply for NDA exam in 2021 januvary
G
gurpreet singh

Hi Vijay

Yes you can apply for 2021 NDA exam if you are below 19 years. As the maximum age to apply for NDA is 19.

M
muhammed sahal kp
im 20 now can i apply for next exam
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swati srivastava

Hi Muhammed, sorry you cannot apply for the exam. For more details visit: NDA EXAM