Indian Armed Forces inducts young boys who are passionate about their nation and grooms them into future officers. National Defence Academy (NDA) located in Pune (Maharashtra) is world’s first tri-service academy. It trains them for their service academies IMA, INA or AFA. It enlists leadership qualities in candidates who always stick to its motto ‘ Service Before Self ‘. It is excellent opportunity for candidates who want to join Indian Armed Forces as officers.
|HOW TO APPLY||Interested candidates can apply by registering on the official website of UPSC.|
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|EXAM NOTIFICATION||Exam is conducted twice every year. Notification for first cycle is released in month of January and for second cycle in June.|
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|SELECTION PROCESS||The Indian Armed Forces selects candidates for NDA in three stages |
| STAGE 1: NDA Written Examination is conducted twice every year. NDA 1 is conducted in the month of April and for NDA 2 in September.|
STAGE 2 : Candidates qualifying written exam will be called to appear for SSB Interviews at Armed Forces SSB centers. Stage 2 will include
- SSB Interviews
- Document Verification
- Medical Examination
| STAGE 3 : After clearing stage 2 merit list of selected candidates will be released. Merit list will be based on marks obtained in stage 1 and 2.|
Selected candidates : Selected candidates will get their joining letters and will have to report at NDA for Training, after completion of which they will join their respective service academies.
National Defence Academy Eligibility
|Age : Unmarried male candidates of age 16.5 to 19 Years|
Educational Qualification : Education Qualification for various wings of NDA is as follows
| ||Army wing of NDA||Candidates must’ve passed class 12th or equivalent from any recognized board.|
| Air Force and Naval wing of NDA||Candidates must’ve passed class 12th or equivalent from any recognized board and have studied and passed Physics and Mathematics.|
Candidates who are appearing in class 12th or equivalent exams can also apply.
| Physical Qualification : Height (min.) – 152 cm (Subject to residing state and Wing of NDA), Weight (min.) – Should be proportional to height and age.|
Written Test : Written Test is conducted Offline twice a year at various centers across India. The exam is objective in nature consisting of two separate papers printed in both English and Hindi. Exam pattern is as follows
| || PAPER 1 General Ability Test|| |
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks ||Time Allotted |
|General Knowledge and English||150||600||2 ½ Hours|
| PAPER 2 Mathematics|
|Subjects ||No. of Questions||Marks||Time Allotted|
|Mathematics||120||300||2 ½ Hours|
Marking Scheme : For paper 1 each question holds 4 mark, awarded for every correct answer. There is negative marking of 1.33 is deducted for every incorrect answer. No marks are deducted for not attempting the question.
For Paper 2 each question holds 2.5 mark, awarded for every correct answer. There is negative marking of 0.83 is deducted for every incorrect answer. No marks are deducted for not attempting the question.
Stage 2 : Candidates clearing Stage 1 of selection will proceed to Armed Forces Service Selection Centre (SSC) for Stage 2.
| ||SSB Interviews||SSB interview is a five day procedure that is considered as one of the toughest in the world. It consists of two stages|
Stage 1 : Screening in this candidates would have to go through following tests
- Officers Intelligence Test (OIR)
- Picture Perception and description (PPDT)
- Group Discussion (GD)
Stage 2 : Candidates qualifying stage 1 will progress to stage 2 of testing. Stage 2 will be of 4 days consisting of following tests
- Psychological Tests ( TAT, WAT, SRT, SD)
- GROUND TASKS Day 1 and Day 2 (GD, GPE, Lecturette, PGT, HGT, FGT, OR, CT)
SSB will recommend candidates who they deem is fit to join the armed forces.
Read complete procedure in our BLOG.
|Medical Examination||Recommended candidates will appear for medical examination. Indian Armed Forces wants candidates who are physically fit and mentally strong. Medical Examination will include test for vision and hearing, knock knees, bone deformity, hydrocele, varicocele, piles and other diseases. Unfit candidates will have to appear at MH/CH/BH/GH for specialist review. |
Document Verification : Candidates are required to carry documents which will be verified at the Rally Venue. Candidates need to carry the following documents in original along with two attested photo copies at venue, failing to do so might result in rejection. Please carry the following documents-
- Admit Card
- Passport size photographs
- Education Documents ( 10th and 12th marksheet)
- Domicile certificate, Cast certificate and Religion certificate
- Character certificate
- Sports certificate
- NCC certificate
- Bank Account, PAN card and AADHAR CARD
| Merit List : Final merit list is prepared on basis of marks obtained in written examination and SSB marks. |
To know details regarding syllabus, medical examination read our Blog.
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Topic Wise Learning : Each chapter is split into Segments/Episodes that are mentally digestible and easy to remember. The student can start his studies from any section / episode as per his convenience and can revise the most important points from the exam point of view related to any lesson in a short time.
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Practice Test: Practice makes bedrock of success. With this approach, practice tests and solutions for very specific questions based on each lesson are available in the Shaurya Bharat app. Students can strengthen their preparation by solving countless practice tests, Mega test series and quizzes.
Performance Analysis : Intelligent algorithm inbuilt in app gives every student detailed analysis of their topics completed and test results, helping in tracking and improving their performance.
Live Exam: Accurate assessment of preparation for selection in the written exam is possible with the help of live exam. Live exam is completely based on the real exam pattern, in which all the questions are very important from the exam point of view. All India Ranking and Marks Information in live exam results always keep the student alert.
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Some other features related to the course:
★ Video Quality: Students can change the quality of the video as per their convenience.
★ Night mode readings facility: There is no problem for students in studying on App in the night, the three modes (on the App Considering White, Grey & Dark) facilitates went provided.
★ Validity of the course: Validity of this online course will be of 1 year from the day of purchasing the course.
★ Unlimited facility of watching recorded videos: You can watch the video recording of the course any number of times as per your convenience.
Some other things related to the course:
Shaurya Bharat app is available for Android only, users will have to buy the course from Google Play Store and after that they will be able to access the course in the phone by providing their mobile number and password.
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