NDA 2016:National Defense Academy examination is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). By this recruitment commission shall select candidates and give them admission in national defense academy. Selected candidates are liable to post anywhere in the country and can be shifted any time during the training period. after the written exam , next round is SSB interviews. this interview round is controlled by respective Armed board . The conducting body is UPSC and as per the norms, it organizes the exam two times in a year. First time in the month of April and the second time in the month of September. Eligible can take part in the selection process. Eligibility checked by the selection authorities and candidature depends on them. After two rounds of the recruitment process, the final round is medical fitness checkup. NDA has a headquarter in Pune, Maharashtra.National defense academy is one of the most prestigious academies of India. NDA is joint service academy for Indian Armed Forces military which provides training and education to selected candidates before they go on to join their pre-commissioning training.
NDA 2016 Full Schedule
NDA happens two times in a year and upcoming is NDA 2. As per the schedule, it will take place on 18th of September 2016. Official notification for NDA 2 examination will be out on 18th of June and candidate can be allowed to down,load it. You just need to go through this notification and check out the syllabus there and see if they have made any changes. They should prepare according to the syllabus. The last date for filling application forms is 15th of July 2016. NDA 2 application can only be filled through online mode and one has to upload his/her photograph and signature while filling the form. The application form fee can be paid by online or offline by paying in the SBI Bank. To pay the examination fee via offline has to take challan copy of the form and submit it to nearest SBI Bank.Later on he/she has to send the application form along with the challan to the conducting body. it should be received before the due date otherwise form will be rejected.
Eligibility conditions for NDA 2016
Age-Candidates must not be born before 2nd of January 1998 and not later than 1st of July 2001. If he/she fulfills the eligibility age condition then can apply for this examination. The date of birth mentioned on your 10th certificate will be the reference regarding age limit. As a supportive document, the candidate has to show marks sheet.
Educational requirements are listed below for the Indian army and Indian Air force and Indian Navy.
FOR INDIAN ARMY– Candidates who are appearing or have passed class 12th from a recognized board may appear for this examination. This is the requirement for IMA.
FOR INDIAN AIRFORCE AND INDIAN NAVY- All the students studying or have passed class 12th with Physics and mathematics as subjects from a recognized board are eligible for this Examination. You must fit in the eligibility conditions to take part in the selection process.
NDA 2016 Registration Form
All eligible can fill the form. All the details filled in the form should be correct. NDA 2 application form will be out on 18th June 2016, the last date to fill this form is 15th of July. Keep the dates in mind to not to miss the form. Candidate can apply in UPSC Online application form for NDA 2. Only online forms will be accepted. All the details related to NDA 2 can be found here. Read till the end of the article to know all about the exam.
NDA 2016 Exam Pattern
The examination will be offline paper pen one. There will be different sets of question papers. Students are advised to keep the question papers with them in order to match correct set answer keys with their attempts.
The NDA paper comprises the total of 900 marks for two papers which are Mathematics and General Ability test. The questions asked in Mathematics paper can be of 11th and 12th class. Mathematics paper weights 300 marks, while General ability test carries 600 marks.Duration of the examination will be of 2 and half hours each for both papers which are 5 hours in total.
NDA 2016 result
Result and cutoff will be released on the website of UPSC. Minimum marks required passing the examination. Last Year the cut off decided by UPSC commission for NDA 2015 exam was 306 out of 900 marks with at least 30% marks in each paper i.e Mathematics and general ability test paper. It is to be noted that every year a new cutoff is set by the commission taking into the consideration the number of seats available. The cut off for NDA 2014 was 360 marks. This year it may vary.