How to Join National Defense Academy:

National Defense Academy is a dream comes true when one gets chance to explore career in this sector of defense services. Armed services career is like a dream for the youth who want to pursue after 12th standard and to make this dream career true. NDA exam happens twice in a year i.e. in April and somewhere in August, keep your eyes open for notification of exam.  To crack NDA exam, one need to follow a perfect schedule of studies without missing it on any day or anytime and if anyhow you are not punctual towards your schedule of NDA exam studies then definitely you are lagging behind every moment. One should understand the value of this exam if he wants to go for officer level in Indian Army. How to join National Defense Academy is one question that everyone searches for and here is the answer of this question which is described below:

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Scheme of examination
  • Physically fit
  • Must indulge in extra-curricular activities

These are certain points that a candidate need to focus on while going for the complete procedure. There are certain norms that a candidate needs to follow as usual in all the exams but there are certain eligibility condition criteria that differ in some way or the other. One should concentrate on while filling the form norms, thus candidate should take care while filling on the UPSC website.

Eligibility Conditions for NDA Exam:

Qualification: 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics for Air force, Navy and Army whereas students with commerce and arts can also apply for army wing.

Age: 16 years to 19 ½ years

Point to note is that only male candidates can apply for NDA Entrance Examination.

Scheme of Examination:

NDA Written exam consists of two papers named as Paper-1 and Paper-2. Paper-1 comprises of mathematics that contains 600 marks for this section whereas Paper-2 comprises of general knowledge that contains 300 marks. Through these test patterns level of candidate is estimated in the field of history, civics, geography, current affairs, math, English, politics and economics. Overall performance of student is counted in this exam let it be knowledge or aptitude wise.