The origin of NDA ( National Defence Academy) was not a ministry, it was proposed by out Late prime minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru on 06 October, 1949. He wanted to establish a a permanent war academy at Khadakwasla, Pune. NDA establishment credit goes to Pt Jawaharlal Nehru for his effortless thinking.
NDA is a dream for all the students to serve country as an officer in different fields i.e Airforce, India navy and Army but the main question is how can I select in NDA. The answer is very simple follow below points given by me then you will be able to recruit in NDA.
Eligibility for NDA
1. You have passed XII class/ Equivalent passed class with any stream.
2. This is only for unmarried male candidates only.
3. The age of the candidate must be 16.5 to 19 years at the time of appearing of the examination.
4. Candidate should be a citizen of India, a subject of Bhutan, Nepal, Tibetan refugee.
Admission Form of NDA exam
From where to download NDA forms is the main question which arises mainly in the first attempter of the NDA exam.
NDA exams occur twice a year, to know when NDA new forms will be published in the site, you have to read Employment newspaper daily. Here you will get the information about the various exams held within the same year.
You can download NDA form from http://nda.nic.in/html/application.pdf
There are many places where NDA examination is conducted, to check the list of all the place go to NDA examination centers
How to Apply in NDA
This is a tough question How can I apply for NDA, But if you follow my points then everything will become easier.
1. Take a photo copy of the original form and start filling duplicate form first.
2. Read all the information for filling the NDA form from Employment newspaper.
3. Never over write any field, your form may be rejected.
4. form should be on A4 size paper.
5. You have to send your filled form to the address given below.
Secretary, Union Public Service Commission,
6. In the last write APPLICATION FOR NATIONAL ACADEMY EXAMINATION in bold letter on the envelope.
7. Now your form is ready to be dispatched, you can use speed post to send your form very fastly.
Selection process in NDA includeds three stages.
1. Written examination held by UPSC.
2. Interview by SSB to check whether a candidate is capable of becoming an officer in Indian forces.
3. Lastly comes the medical checkup by the Service Medical Board.
Scheme of the Examination
There will be two exams on the same day Mathematics and General ability test. Maximum marks of the first examination i.e Mathematics will be of 300 marks and time given to solve the questions will be 180 minutes i.e 2 1/2 hours.
General ability exam will be of 600 mark which include English section, GK section, History and Geography with Physics and Chemistry.
Syllabus for the NDA Exam
Syllabus for the NDA exam includes many things listed below
NDA syllabus of Mathematics paper
NDA syllabus for General ability exam
This section includes many sub sections listed below.
Part A - English of 200 marks
Part B - General Knowledge of 400 marks
Section A (Physics)
Section B (Chemistry)
Section C (General Science)
Section D (History, Freedom Movement etc)
Section E (Geography)
Section F (Current Event)
Best of Luck for NDA exam!!!