The National Defence Academy, often known as the NDA, is one of the most coveted defence entry tests in the country. The test is held for admission to the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the NDA as well as the Indian Naval Academy Course. An NDA is conducted twice a year and consists of two parts: a written examination and an interview SSB. The UPSC compiles a list of applicants who get the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination. These applicants are invited to the SSB Interview for the Intelligence and Personality Test.
|NDA - I||NDA - II|
|Notification||22nd December, 2021||18th May, 2022|
|Application Form||22nd December, 2021||18th May, 2022|
|Deadline to apply||11th January, 2022||14th June, 2022|
|Deadline to pay fee||Jan-22||Jun-22|
|Application withdrawn||January Last week to 1st week of February, 2022|
|Admit Card||4th Week of March, 2022||August, 2022|
|NDA Exam 2022||10th April, 2022||4th September, 2022|
|Jorhat||Prayagraj (Allahabad)||Garwhal (Srinagar)||Thane|
|Bhopal||Puducherry||Gautam Budh Nagar||Thiruvananthapuram|
Q1. Who is eligible to take the NDA exam?
Ans. Candidates for the NDA must be between the ages of 16 and 19. Candidates who have completed or are about to pass Class 12 from a recognised board are eligible to apply for the test.
Q2. What are the educational requirements for the NDA?
Ans. Candidates who are taking the 12th class or equivalent State board exams are also eligible for NDA 2021. To be eligible for NDA 2021, aspirants must have passed class 12 or the equivalent State Board examination. For Air Force or Naval wings, and the Indian Naval Academy's 10+2 Cadet entrance process. To be eligible for NDA 2021, candidates must have completed their 12th grade with Physics and Mathematics as subjects, or have passed the equivalent State Board examination.
Q3. What subjects are included in the NDA exam?
Ans. The NDA test includes questions from two subjects: mathematics and the GAT - English and General Knowledge.
Q4. Can girls take the NDA exam?
Ans. Yes, as a result of the Supreme Court's interim judgement, girls can now take the NDA exam. Previously, they were not permitted to take the exam.
Q5. Is it possible for a married candidate to apply for the NDA exam?
Ans. No, only unmarried male and female individuals may apply for the NDA exam.
To be qualified for the exam, candidates must meet the following NDA qualifying criteria:
To begin, applicants must understand the subjects, pattern, and sorts of questions.
The NDA Mathematics part includes problems from Matrices, Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, Statistics, and other subjects. Candidates must understand the subjects taught in NCERT books for classes 10, 11, and 12. The GAT covers a wide range of topics, including General Science, Chemistry, Geography, History, and Current Affairs. This document also has an English portion. Candidates must review the topics they have previously studied. Make brief and basic notes to assist applicants in revising appropriately and fast. Solve NDA question papers from past years and take NDA mock examinations.