NDA exam is conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment to the three armies of India. It is scheduled twice a year in the months of April and September, and the application process will begin in December for NDA / NA-1, which is the first NDA exam of the year. Every time lakhs of students from across the country take part in this exam. If you also dream of protecting the country by joining the army, then this blog is for you. Here we will give you all the information related to the exam. We will tell you about the Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Age Limit, and Qualifications. Make sure of this information before applying for the exam. NDA Coaching in Dehradun
NDA written exam is conducted in 2 main stages. The first paper is on Mathematics subject. In which a total of 120 questions are asked, this paper is of 300 marks, for which students are given 2.5 hours.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
The second paper is on GAT (General Ability Test). In this, there are questions from the English section of 200 marks, and general studies questions of 400 marks, this paper consists of questions from Physics, Chemistry, General Science, History, Geography, and current affairs in general studies, for this paper also candidates have to 2.5 hours the time is given.
Thus, papers 1 and 2 together have a total of 900 marks, the students selected in this written examination are selected for the SSB interview, this interview is also of 900 marks.
The NDA exam is offline. It is very important to understand its syllabus in a better way. As mentioned above, this exam consists of questions from Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, and Current Affairs. Know Syllabus:
Matrix and Determinant
Statistics probability etc.
force and speed
power and energy
Static and Current Electricity
Conduct and non-conduct etc.
|Chemistry||nitrogen and carbon dioxide
mixtures and compounds,
Formulas and Simple Chemical Equations
Reduction preparation and properties.
structure of validity etc.
|History||culture and civilization
India’s five-year plans
French Revolution etc.
latitude and longitude
earthquakes and volcanoes
major natural area
Regional, climate etc.
|General Science||human body and its vital organs
components of food
The Solar System
Achievements of eminent scientists etc.
|Current affairs||To prepare for this topic, you have to study some recent major events.|
Age Limit – The age of the candidate appearing in this exam should be between 16.5 to 19.5 years. The student appearing for the NDA/NA-1 examination of 2021 must be born not earlier than July 2002 and not later than July 2005.
Educational Qualification-Candidates appearing in the NDA exam should be a 12th pass from a recognized institute. For Air Force and Naval Academy, the 10+2 examination should be passed in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths subjects from a recognized institute.
Physical Eligibility – As mentioned above, this exam is conducted to get recruited in the three armies of the country. To take part in this exam, students have to appear under the following physical criteria.
Height and Weight for Army and Air Force:
|Height for Army and Air Force (cm)||Weight in k.g (Age- 16 to 17 years)||K.g (Age- 17 to 18 years)||K.g (Age – 18 to 19 years)|
Required Weight and Height for the Navy:
|Height for navy||weight in kg
|weight in kg
|weight in kg
Apart from this, students are tested under medical tests. The students are required to be free from the following diseases:
- Wax (ears)
- Overweight and underweight
- Chest Size
- When the nose bone is crooked