About Our NDA & NA Courses:
We have different types of courses available for NDA Exam at National Career Defence Academy Jaipur
1 Year (12th students can also join this batch)
UPSC NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY(NDA) and NAVAL ACADEMY Entrance Exam:
NDA exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. Recruitment of candidates to Army, Navy and Air force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA), is through National Defence Academy Entrance Exam which is held twice a year, generally in the month of April and September. A candidate must be an unmarried male.
The candidates Joining Indian Naval Academy would undergo 4 years B.Tech Course and would be given an opportunity to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy subject to availability of vacancies.
UPSC NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY and NAVAL ACADEMY (II) 2019 Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 144th Course and for the 106th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 02nd July 2020.
The candidates Joining Indian Naval Academy would undergo 4 years B.Tech course and would be given an opportunity to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy subject to availability of vacancies.
Age Limit, Sex, Marital Status
Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 2001 and not later than 1st January, 2004 are eligible.
15.7 years (not later than 1st January, 2004)/ 16 years during the commencement of course
18.7 years (not earlier than 2nd January, 2001)/ 19 years during the commencement of course
Educational Qualifications (As on 24th June 2020):
NDA & NA II 2019
|For Army Wing of National Defence Academy||12th Class pass 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 National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy||12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and
Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
– Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination. These candidates should submit proof of passing the 12th class or equivalent examination by 24th June, 2020.
– Such candidates who qualify the SSB interview but could not produce Matriculation/10+2 or equivalent certificate in original at the time of SSB interview should forward duly self attested Photocopies to ‘Directorate General of Recruiting, Army HQ, West Block.III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi110066’ and for Naval Academy candidates to ‘Naval Headquarters, DMPR, OI&R Section, Room No. 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi-110011’ by 24th June, 2020 failing which their candidature will be cancelled.
– Candidates appearing in the 11th class exam are not eligible for this examination.
NDA 2020 Exam Pattern :
|Exam Mode and Medium||Offline (Pen Paper Based) in English and Hindi|
|Number of sections||2|
|Question Paper Type||Objective or MCQ|
|Total Number of Questions||270 Questions (120 from Mathematics and 150 from General Ability Test)|
|NDA 2019 Total Marks for Entrance Test||900 Marks (300 Marks for Mathematics and 600 Marks for General Ability Test)|
|Exam duration||2.30 hours (Each Section)|
NDA Exam Pattern for Mathematics and General Ability Test
NDA 2019 is conducted in offline mode and all the questions are of MCQ type. The exam is held in both English and Hindi language. Candidates are asked to attempt two sections- Mathematics and General Ability Test.
Other details related to exam pattern from both the sections have been tabulated below:
|Subject||Paper||Total No of Questions||Duration of Exam||Maximum Marks|
|Mathematics||1||120||2 ½ Hours||300|
|General Ability Test||2||150||2 ½ Hours||600|
After qualifying the NDA 2019 entrance test, all candidates have to appear for NDA Interview. Details are as below:
|Second Round||Duration||Maximum Marks|
|SSB Interview||4-5 days||900|
Candidates are advised to go through the syllabus of the examination along with NDA 2019 Exam Pattern. It will help them to have better preparations for both Entrance Test as well as Interview.
The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be as under :—
|National Defence Academy||Naval Academy||Total|
Posts Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy
Candidates are required apply only online and detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the below mentioned website http://www.upsconline.nic.in
Download NDA 2 2019 Question Paper held on 17 November 2019 & Answer Key by NDCA – Click here
About National Defence Academy:
The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the joint services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train together before they go on to respective service academies for further pre-commissioning training. The NDA is located in Khadakwasla, Pune, Maharashtra. It is the first tri-service academy in the world.