NDA (National Defence Academy) Entrance Exam is conducted two times every year between the month of September to October and January to April by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission), New Delhi for unmarried Indian male Citizen whose age is between 16½ to 19 years & passed 12th Board Exam, (10+2) Pattern. For latest updates, candidates who are looking to apply for NDA Entrance Exam should keep visiting this website.
Summary of Eligibility Criteria for NDA
|Age between ||16 ½ to 19 Years as of first day of the month in which course is due to commence|
||12th Class (10+2) with Physics and Mathematics for Air Force/Navy & 12th Class (10+2) for Army|
|Application to be received by||As per UPSC notification|
|Period||September to October and January to April|
UPSC Program for NDA (II) Examination - 2014
|Date of Notification||21.06.2014|
|Last date for receipt of application||21.07.2014 (Monday)|
|Date of commencement of exam||28.09.2014 (Sunday)|
|Duration of exam||1 Day|
|To apply online visit : UPSC Online Application Website|
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NDA Exam Pattern
Questions are asked in NDA Exam are from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, Geography, History & General Science of standard 10th, 11th & 12th class. Students should study from NCERT books. Questions which are based on current affairs are also asked, so students should read newspaper & magazine related to current affairs. Marks distribution is given below.
|Mathematics ||300 Marks |
|General Ability Test ||600 Marks|
Part :A (English) - 200 Marks
Part :B (General Knowledge) - 400 Marks
|General Science||40 Marks|
|Current Affairs||40 Marks|
|Note : There is a provision of negative marking for each wrong answer. Time for Each Paper is 2½ Hours|
Frequently Asked Questions on NDA Exams Preparation
|Question 1 : What is the age criteria to apply for NDA entrance exams?||Answer : A candidate whose age is between 16 ½ to 19 Years as of first day of the month in which course is due to commence, is eligible to apply for NDA entrance exams.|
|Question 2 : What is the educational qualification required to apply NDA entrance exams?
||Answer : A candidate who has passed 12th Class (10+2) with Physics and Mathematics for Air Force/Navy & 12th Class (10+2) for Army, is eligible to apply for NDA entrance exams.|
|Question 3 : What is the NDA exam pattern & syllabus?
||Answer : Mainly the questions from Mathematics &General Ability Test - (English & General Knowledge) are asked in NDA entrance exams. Click here to view / Download syllabus|
|Question 4 : What are the next date of NDA notification, receipt of application & examination?
||Answer : The date of next NDA notification is 21st June 2013, last date for receipt of application is 21st July 2014 (Monday) and date of commencement of exam is 28th September 2014 (Sunday).|
|Question 5 : How many times in a year UPSC conducts entrance exams?||UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) conducts two NDA entrance exams every year between the month of September to October and January to April.|
|Question 6 : Where I can apply for NDA entrance exams?||Answer : To apply NDA Entrance Exams, candidate needs to visit UPSC website UPSC Online Application Website|