NDA Exam Pattern

NDA Eligibility CriteriaNDA Exam Pattern Details: Union Public Service Commission – UPSC conducts NDA (National defence academy) exam twice in a year for admission into Army, Navy, and Air Force Wings. Minimum Educational Qualification is 12th Class pass in 10+2 Pattern. The UPSC NDA exam pattern details are given below…

Exam Pattern: The UPSC NDA exam comprises of 2 stages.

I.  Written Examination
II.  Interview

I. Written Examination: There will be 2 papers in NDA (National defence academy) written exam. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers of Mathematics & Part B of General Ability Test will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English. Time duration for each paper is 2 ½ Hours . Subjects & Maximum Marks details mentioned below.

Scheme of Examination:

S. No  Subjects Time Duration   Maximum Marks 
1 Mathematics 2 ½ Hours 300
2 General Ability Test 2 ½ Hours 300
Total 600

II. Interview: Candidates who select in the written examination are called for Interview which is conducted by SSB. The candidates shall appear before a service selection board Test (SSB) for Intelligence and personality test where candidates for the Army / Navy wings of the NDA and 10+2 executive branch of naval academy will be assessed on officers potentiality and those for the Air Force in Pilot Aptitude Test and for officers potentiality. PABT applicable to candidates with Air Force as First choice would also be conducted for all SSB qualified candidates with one of the choice as Air Force subject to their eligibility and if they are so willing.

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