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National Defecnce Academy (NDA)


The National Defence Academy is the only academy in the world that is known for tri-forces training. The NDA is known for giving training to Indian Navy cadets, Indian Airforce cadets as well as the Indian Army Cadets etc. The Academy is located in the Pune Maharastra. The duration of the training at the NDA is for around 3 years. After the completion of the training, one will be sent their respected wings like Indian Military Academy for Army, Air force Academy for Air force cadets and Indian Naval Academy for Navy cadets etc.

Examination Pattern
EXAM-NDA(I & II) Forms- January & August
Exam- April & November
Age Limit- 16 ½ to 19 ½ yrs
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION For Army- 10+2 Passed/ Appearing (in any stream)
For Air Force, Navy & Naval Academy- 10+2 Passed/ Appearing (With Physics & Mathematics)
Selection Process
  • Written Exam conducted by UPSC
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Exam etc
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status

A Candidate must be an unmarried Male and age between 16 ½ to 19 ½ years

Examination Schedule
Paper Availability of Forms Date of Examination
NDA-I Á II January & June Every Year April and September
Paper Pattern
Subject Date Code Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics April (Sunday) 01 2½ Hrs 300
General Ability Test 02 2½ Hrs 600
Total 900
Part-II SSB Test/Interview 900
Mathematics September (Sunday) 01 2½ Hrs 300
General Ability Test 02 2½ Hrs 600
Total 900
Part-II SSB Test/Interview 900
Syllabus of NDA Written Exam

There are two written exams that will be conducted the same day. One will appear for the Mathematics paper and GAT (General Ability Test) etc. Here is the syllabus that one has to prepare for this:

Trigonometry Biology
Algebra Chemistry
Probability Physics
Matrices & Determinants History
Analytical Geometry Civics
Differential calculus Geography
Integral calculus English
Vector algebra Current Affairs
*The paper in the entire subject consists of objective type question only.
  • The paper in the entire subject consists of objective type questions only.
  • For Mathematics, One will be given 2.5 marks for each correct answer.
  • For GAT, One will be given 4 marks for each correct answer.
  • There would be negative marking as well, 33% marks will be deducted for each wrong response.

The Written Exam is for 900 marks, One will need to score very well in order to qualify for the SSB Interview. The SSB Interview is also for 900 marks. After the Written Exam, SSB Interview and Medical Exam. All India Merit List will be made on the basis of the marks scored out of 1800 (Written Exam and SSB Interview).

The examination Minimum qualifying standard approved at the written stage 280 of 900 marks expected (with at least 25-30% marks in each subject Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate 650 of 1800 marks expected.

In order to clear the NDA Selection Phase, It is very important to get proper training and education for the exam and SSB Interview as well as for the Medical Examination etc. Join the academy and get proper education and training under the guidance of the Ex- defence Examiners and Officer. You can check the details of the course below:

Our Courses
Course Name- TRIBHUJ
  • Every Sunday Physical Training Class is organized by Physical Trainers and NSG Commandos.
  • SSB Interview & Spoken English, Current Affairs
Duration Course Name/Code Application Form Charge Course Fee* Total Payable Amount
1 Year Tribhuj-1 /1101 Rs.500/- Rs.48,000/- Rs. 48,500/-
6 Months Tribhuj-2 /1102 Rs.500/- Rs.30,000/- Rs. 30,500/-


Why choose Cadets Point Defence Academy is the best defence Training institute for NDA ?



The Academy was founded by Mr. Jitendra Sharma with the vision of training the young buds of the Nation in order to explore their potential in the right direction by training them for various defence sector examinations so as to produce the best of the best future military commanders.