UPSC NDA National Defence Academy Exam Pattern

UPSC NDA National Defence Academy Exam Pattern-In this article we published details about the Exam Pattern for the UPSC NDA (UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION)(NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY). Check every details very carefully given below to understand about the exam pattern for UPSC NDA.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age : 15.7 Years
  • Maximum Age : 18.7 Years

Educational Qualification :

  1. 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.
  2. 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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  3. 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.

Examination Fees

  • GEN/OBC : 100/-
  • SC/ST : (Exempted)

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

  1. The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:—
SubjectDurationMax. Marks
Mathematics2½ Hours300
General Ability Test2½ Hours600
SSB Test/Interview900
TOTAL1800
  • The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. the questions papers (test booklets) of mathematics and Part ‘B’ of general ability test will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
  • The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.

SYLLABUS

Paper-1

AlgebraMatrics and DeterminantsTrigonometryAnalytical Geometry 2-D & 3-D
Differential CalculusIntegral Calculas & Diff Equations Vector AlgebraStatistics and Probability

Paper-2

General Knowledge

PhysicsChemistryGeneral Science
History, Freedom Movement etc.GeographyCurrent Events

Intelligence and Personality Test

The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection process – stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are :

  • Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception * Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.
  • Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference.

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