About NDA Exam

The NDA is a joint academy for the Indian Armed Forces and the admissions are made through a written exam conducted by UPSC. This is followed by extensive interviews. This exam is mandatory in order to pursue training in respective fields.


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THE NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY also called as NDA Is a joint Service academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of all the three services i.e. the Army, the Navy and the Air Force are trained together before they go for further training to their respective service academies. Examination is conducted by UPSC (UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION).

NDA Recruitment

Recruitment of candidates to Army, Navy and Air force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA), is through National Defence Academy Entrance Exam which happens twice a year.

What After NDA?

After completing their three/four years training in Khadakwasla pune, they will obtain a degree from JNTU in B.Sc/ B.Sc computer science/ B.A. post which trade training is given and their career starts in Indian army lieutenant and in navy as Sub Lieutenant and those who selected air force start their career flying officer. Cadets continue in the post as captain, major, carnal or brigade and can grow to the stage of Chief of army staff, admiral and air chief marshal.

NDA Exam Pattern

The entrance for National Defense Academy comprises of a Written Exam followed by and Intelligence and Personality Test.

The details follow:

Written Examination

The written exam consists of two papers.






2.5 hours


General Ability Test

2.5 hours


5 hours

The General Ability Test consists of



Maximum Marks

Part A



Part B

General Knowledge




NDA Eligibility

The age limit for the NDA exam is 18 years, which is as per the UPSC guidelines. Minimum education qualification required is 10+2 or equivalent for Army and 10+2 with Physics and Math for Navy and Air Force from a recognized education board. The candidate should be the citizen of India and only unmarried males can apply for this exam


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