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NDA 2018: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

 NDA NA Recruitment 2018 : NDA (I) 2018 Application Form will be released on 10th January 2018. NDA 2018 examination is a gateway for those candidates seeking for entry in Defence Forces like Army, Navy and Air Force. NDA exam is a national level examination, which is organized two times in a year, i.e. NDA I and NDA II. A large number of students appear in the NDA exam to secure their career in Indian Defence Services. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the NDA exam in various cities across the country. NDA 2018 Exam Schedule for Paper-I & Paper-II has been released now. Here we are providing details about NDA 2018 examination including application form, eligibility, exam dates, etc.

NDA 2018 Notifications – NDA (I) Application Release on 10th Jan

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NDA Exam Dates

NDA Exam Dates for 2018 session have been released now. Here we are providing the official dates of NDA 2018:

Exam Dates for NDA (I) 2018:

Events Dates
Notification published 10th January 2018
Application form available 10th January 2018
Last date for filling the application 5th February 2018
Admit card announced 1 or 2 weeks before the exam
Exam date 22nd April 2018
Result announcement May 2018

Exam Dates for NDA (II) 2018:

Events Dates
Notification published 6th June 2018
Application form available 6th June 2018
Last date for filling the application 2nd July 2018
Admit card announced 1 or 2 weeks before the exam
Exam date 9th September 2018
Result announcement October 2018

NDA Application Form 2018

  • NDA 2018 Application Form will be available via online mode from 10th January 2018 (for NDA-I) & 6th June 2018 (for NDA-II).
  • There is no offline application form available for NDA exam.
  • NDA Registration 2018 will be done in two parts.
  • In the registration part-I, candidates have to fill their personal, qualification, communication & other required details.
  • After completing part-I, candidates will receive the registration number.
  • In the registration part-II, students have to select the exam centers and make the fee payment through online or offline mode.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • Accept the declaration and take the printout of the filled application form for further use.
  • There is no need to send the printout of the application form to the authority.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be Rs. 100/- for general & OBC students.
  • SC/ST candidates and wards of NCOs/ JCOs/Ors are not required to pay any application fee.
  • The fee payment can be done via online mode (VISA/Master/Debit Card and Net banking).
  • In offline mode, payment can be done through e-challan of SBI Bank.

Eligibility Criteria

Here we are providing the eligibility criteria for NDA exam:

Nationality:

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India, a subject of Nepal, a subject of Bhutan or
  • An Indian origin person who has migrated from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and East African Countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire, Malawi and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India with the intention of permanently settling in India before the 1st January 1962.

Age Limits:

  • Martial Status & Gender: Only unmarried male candidates can apply for this exam.
  • NDA-I Age Limit: students must have born between 2nd July 1999 to 1st July 2002.
  • NDA-II Age Limit: Candidates should have born between 2nd January 2000 to 1st July 2003.

Qualification Criteria:

  • For Army Wing: candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam organized by the State Education Board or a University.
  • For Air Force and Naval of NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at Indian Naval Academy: students should have cleared the 12th or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics subjects.

Physical Standards:

  • Students should be medically fit as per the norms set by National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination.
  • Candidates have to go through the medical examination organized by the Military Hospital after being recommended at the SSB.

NDA Exam Pattern

The exam pattern details are given here:

  • Type of Question: There will be objective type questions asked in the examination.
  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through pen and paper-based mode.
  • Exam Duration: Two and half hour duration will be given for Code 1 and Code 2.
  • Section: The exam will consist of two sections like Mathematics and General Ability Test.
  • Language: The question paper will be asked in bilingual, i.e. English & Hindi only.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking done for wrong answers.
Subject Code Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 1 2 ½ Hours 300
General Ability Test 2 2 ½ Hours 600
Total 900
SBS Interview 900
Grand Total 1800

NDA Syllabus

  • Before preparing for the examination, candidates should gather all the details regarding officially prescribed syllabus.
  • The syllabus has been divided into two sections, i.e. Mathematics & General Ability Test.
  • The mathematics section will contain topics like Trigonometry, Differential Calculus, Algebra, Integral Calculus & Differential equations, Statistics, Probability, Vector Algebra, etc.
  • The general ability section is divided into two parts, i.e. English and General Knowledge.

NDA Preparation Tips

  • First of all, make a proper study plan for your preparations.
  • Make a timetable and divide time equally for all the subjects.
  • Include every single topic of the syllabus in your studies.
  • Prepare from the best books and study materials available in the market or on the internet.
  • Practice previous year question papers & sample papers it will help you to get familiarize with the exam pattern.
  • While preparing for the exam, never ignore your health.
  • Take the healthy and nutritious diet and do meditation & Yoga it will help you to increase concentration.

One Thought to “NDA NA Recruitment 2018”

  1. Thanks for all updates related to NDA exam. I filled form this time but my preparation is not upto the mark. Will fill form again in NDA II. Right now waiting for my NDA I 2018 admit card.

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