NDA stands for National Defense Academy.It is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where trainees of the three services namely; the Army, the Navy and the Air Force are given training before they join pre-commissioning training in their relevant service academies. The NDA is located at Khadakwasla near Pune, Maharashtra. It is the first defense academy in the world to train the cadets for all the three services of Armed forces.
NDA offers a DREAM CAREER for those who have a passion to serve the nation. It is more of selfless services to be rendered than to just earn money.
NDA written entrance examination is conducted by UPSC twice in a year. Notifications are usually out in the month of December or January and one in the month of May or June. The exam is held in the months of April and September respectively.
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|Online Registration Date||8th January 2020|
|Last Date of Online Registration||28th January 2020|
|Exam Date||19th April 2020|
|Result Date||To Be Notufied|
VACANCIES DETAIL(Branch Wise):
There are 418 vacancies has been released
|145th National Defence Academy(Indian Army)||208|
|145th National Defence Academy(Indian Navy)||42|
|145th National Defence Academy(Indian Air Force)||120|
|107th Indian Naval Academy Course||48
NDA Salary | Posts And Salaries
Candidates who get shortlisted for the NDA jobs, they are liable for various rewards and additional allowances. Here, we’re providing you the category wise information for your reference.
|Events or Positions||Payable amount|
|Stipend during training of the candidates in IMA||INR 56,100/- Per Month|
|Lieutenant||INR 56,100/- to INR 1,77, 500/- Per Month|
|Captain||INR 61,300/- to 01,93,900/- Per Month|
|Major||INR 69,400/- to 02,07,200/- Per Month|
|Lieutenant Colonel||INR 01,21,200/- to 02,12,400/- Per Month|
|Colonel||INR 01,30,600/- to 02,15,900/- Per Month|
|Brigadier||INR 01,39,600/- to 02,17,600/- Per Month|
|Major General||INR 01,44,200/- to 02,18,200/- Per Month|
|Lt. General HAG Scale||INR 01,82,200/- to 02,24,100/- Per Month|
|HAG+ Scale||INR 02,05,400/- To 02,24,400/- Per Month|
|VCOAS/ Army Cdr/ Lt Gen (NFSG)||INR 02,25,000/- Per Month Fixed|
|COAS||INR 02,50,000/- Per Month Fixed|
NDA EXAM PATTERN: NDA Question paper pattern has two papers Mathematics and General ability. Each paper has time duration of 2.30 hours.Mathematics paper has 120 questions of 300 marks, and General ability paper has 150 questions of 600 marks.
|II||General Ability||2:30 hours||150||600|
To know more about the NDA Exam pattern one can visit the official website www.nda.nic.in
|Subjects||Total Marks||Marks for Correct Answer||Marks for Incorreect Answer|
The above table of exam pattern for NDA is applicable for commerce students, biology students, arts students. They can apply for Indian Army wings through NDA and they will only appear in General Ability paper i.e. paper with General Knowledge and English section in NDA Exam. Those who have PCM i.e. PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND MATHS IN 12TH STD. can apply for all wings. For officer’s level posts one should be a graduate.
Syllabus of NDA 2020 is shown below:
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SSB i.e. Service Selection Board will conduct interview of the successful candidates. The SSB process comprises of two-stages for Selection by the name stage I and stage II. The applicants who qualify stage 1 are allowed to appear in stage II.
(a) Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests which includes Picture Observation and Description Test (PP&DT). The applicants will be given the combination of execution in OIR Test and PP&DT.
(b) Stage II has an Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted for more than four days. The topics to be studied for these tests can be referred on the site www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
These tests are accessed by The Interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO) and the Clinician.
SSB Interview : After clearing the written test, candidates have to go through the SSB Interview. The interview process will have total 900 marks.
Complete SSB interview goes on five days.
Day wise SSB interview following:
The first day of SSB interview only psychological tests are conducted. These are conducted during the first day.
On fifth day conference is conducted and the results are announced by SSB board officials. These the following event on fifth day of SSB interview.
NDA exam preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well. Apart from self study you can join any Coaching and Ofline Test Series for better exam preparation.
IBT classroom programs are most exhaustive coaching Programme in NDA verticals across India. Out of every 5 classroom students of IBT, 3 got selected for NDA in 2015-16.
IBT provides Ofline Test Series for NDA which are well-researched and closely emulate the exact exam pattern. Practice papers are prepared keeping in the mind the last years exam pattern and exptected changed in the pattern and level of questions.
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