NDA EXAM 2021 exam pattern important dates, eligibility criteria, imp tips.

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WHAT IS NDA 2021 EXAM?

NDA exam 2021
 

 

NDA is one of the most sought defence entrance exam in India. It is  a national level exam conducted by UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC) twice in a year. The exam is conducted for the admission in Army, Navy and Air force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Courses (INAC).


The exam is conducted in two stage – written test and SSB interview. Around four lakhs aspirant appear for the exam and out of which only 6,000 candidates are selected for SSB interview. UPSC prepare a list selected candidate who obtain minimum qualifying marks in written and are called for SSB interview

NDA EXAM 2021 exam pattern important dates, eligibility criteria, imp tips.
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NDA 2021 IMPORTANT DATES  

Events

NDA I 2021

NDA II 2021

Application
form

30th December 2020

9th June 2021

Last date to
apply

19th January 2021

29th June 2021

Starting of Application
withdrawal

27th June 2021

To be notify

Last date of application withdrawal

2nd February 2021

To be notify

Admit card

March 2021

August 2021

Written exam

18th April 2021

5th September 2021

Result of 1st phase

June 2021

December 2021

SSB Interview

July to sept 2021

Jan 2022 to April 2022

 

Important  Of NDA 2021

Exam Name

National Defence Academy

 

Conducting body

Union public service commission

 NDA Official website

upsc.gov.in

Exam type

National level

Mode of application

online

Mode of exam

Offline

Duration

·      Mathematics- 2h 30min

·      General ability test-2h 30min

 

NDA exam 2021 Eligibility

NDA EXAM 2021 exam pattern important dates, eligibility criteria, imp tips.

 

For NDA exam 2021 the aspirant need to attain certain educational as well as physical eligibility criteria.

 

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION OF NDA 2021

The aspirant should check the education qualification because it is different for different academics.


Navy, Air force and Navy Academy of NDA


The aspirant should qualify their class 12th or HSC exam under the 10+2 exam pattern which should be conducted by state education board.

Army wings of NDA


The candidate should pass the class 12th or equivalent exam from any board or university.

AGE LIMIT 

NDA EXAM 2021 exam pattern important dates, eligibility criteria, imp tips.

 

The aspirant should not be born before 2 june 2002 and not after 1 jan 2005 for NDA II.

The candidate should not be born after 1 june 2005 and not before 2 june 2001 are eligible for NDA I.

The birth date would be calculated according to the matriculation or secondary school leaving certificate.

Application Form 


As we all know UPSC conducts the NDA exam twice in a year. The notification of the application form NDA II 2021 will be tentatively be released from June 9 2021 to June 29 2021 and can be access on official website.

Application Fee of NDA 2021

                         Category

                               Amount (in rs)

                        GEN/OBC

                                      100

                            SC/ST

                                    NO FEES

 
 

* HOW TO APPLY ONLINE?

NDA EXAM 2021

  • On page 1 fill all the detail such as name, gender, date of birth, parents name, nationality etc. and click on continue.
  • On page 2 select the number 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 page 3 and page 4.
  • Pay the application fees as per your choice.
  • Select the examination center and upload photograph and signature.
  • Download the application form and take a print copy for future reference.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARD?

  • Visit the official website of UPSC.
  • A link is provided there to download admit card of NDA I , “CLICK ON GIVEN LINK”.
  • Now enter necessary detail like application number/ roll number, password and captcha code.
  • Click on submit button to download your admit card.
  • Your admit card has been downloaded successfully
 
 

EXAM PATTERN OF NDA 2021

EXAM is conducted in a pen- paper mode and all the question are in MCQ form

Read the below information carefully.

QUICK VIEW ON EXAM PATTERN 

NDA I EXAM 2021

Mathematics

General Ability test

Duration of exam

2h 30 min

2h 30 min

No: of section

1

2 (English & G.K)

Total no of question

120

150

Total marks

300

600 Eng (200)+ Gk (400)

Marking scheme

2.5 for correct answer
-0.83 for incorrect

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4 for correct

-1.33 for incorrect

Medium

English & hindi

Eng for English section

Eng & Hindi for Gk

Type of question

MCQ

MCQ

NDA EXAM SYLLABUS 2021

It consists of two section – Mathematics and General ability test. The question in NDA 2021 will be mainly from topic & concept of 10+2 level.

MATHEMATICS TOPIC

Algebra

Matrices and determinant

Trigonometry

2D AND 3D (ANALYTICAL)

Differential calculus

Differential equation & integral calculus

Vector algebra

Statistics and probability

 

GENERAL ABILITY TEST

PHYSICS

CHEMISTRY

HISTORY

GENERAL SCIENCE

GEOGRAPHY

CURRENT AFFAIRS

 

 

Selection process 

NDA EXAM 2021

 

It is divided into two different stage

  • Written exam
  • SSB interview
  • The complete recruitment process is finalized based on the marks scored out of 900 in both the stage collectively.
  • After the declaration of the result, the candidate who qualified the exam will have to register themselves at joinindianarmy.nic.in within two weeks for the SSB interview.
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SSB interview in also divided into two stage

  • OIR & PPD
  • Interview, Group task, Psychology test
  • After the completion of SSB Interview stage 2, the final merit list is published by UPSC.

FINAL SELECTION

Candidate are finally selected for admission to Army, Navy, Air force wings of NDA AND INAC based on their performance in written exam and SSB interview. The allocation will be done as per the number of vacancies subjected to candidate eligibility, medical fitness and merit-cum-preference.

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PREPARATION  TIPS 

NDA EXAM 2021
NDA EXAM TOPPERS

 


Following are the few tips to secure good score in exam.
  • Before preparing for the exam the aspirant must have clear and detailed information regarding exam pattern, types of question and subject.
  • If you want to secure good marks in mathematics then you should have strong command over – algebra, trigonometry, matrices, determinant, calculus etc..
  •  The GAT consist of multiple choice question and are mainly from general science, geography, history and current affairs etc which you can answer very easily if you revise your class 7 to 10 portion of these subject.
  •  Revise thoroughly the section you have finished already.
  •  Do not forget to solve previous year question and try to give mock test on a daily basis.
  •  More focused you are in your preparation, more guaranteed your Selection.If you have any query regarding this you can ask me on comment section.

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