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About NDA

The National Defence Academy is the premier institute in the country that trains and prepares the candidates who aspire to join the Armed Forces, namely, Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force Wings. Getting admission into this institute is a matter of great pride and honour because of its stringent and rigorous selection procedure. Only the best talent with superior fitness levels can get through the selection procedure to seek an admission into NDA. For efficient and streamlined NDA coaching, join us at our NDA coaching centre in Delhi and NDA coaching centre in Mumbai.

NDA Glory

A number of renowned Chief Marshals, Admirals, Commanding Officers and many other top offices of the defence services like Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force are from the National Defence Academy. The most prestigious options that one can have are getting into the NDA, as it not only assures a fruitful career but also provides the rare opportunity to serve one?s nation. The 134th NDA course will commence on 18th January 2017 and the next date of exam for NDA exams are on 23rd April 2017. So come and be a part of Tara Institute that is one of the prestigious and premier NDA coaching institutes in India. Our NDA SSB coaching is based on a practical approach that can help you clear the NDA selection process in the first attempt itself.

Top NDA Alumni
  • Gen SF Rodrigues, PVSM, VSM, ADC, 1st Course
  • Adm L Ramdas,PVSM, AVSM, VrC, ADC,1st Course
  • Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag,PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC,44th Course
  • Gen VK Singh,PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC,36th Course
  • Adm RK Dhowan,PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC,45th Course
  • ACM Arup Raha,PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC,44th Course
  • ACM NAK Browne,PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC,39th Course
  • Gen BikramSingh,PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC,40th Course

For details about registration to NDA alumni association, you can visit http://nda.nic.in/ndaaa/member-sign-up.php

Therefore, be a part of this prestigious institution and contribute towards serving your nation. Join our NDA coaching centre in Delhi or NDA Coaching in Mumbai, as we are a leading NDA coaching institute. Our esteemed and trained faculty are pioneers in NDA coaching and SSB coaching and our institute is one of the best NDA coaching centres because of its extensive study plan and detailed study materials that we provide along with a number of practice assignments.

Eligibility Criteria: The eligibility criteria for NDA exams are as follows:

Educational Qualification:

The guidelines as outlined for UPSC for eligibility to NDA are as follows:

(i)For Army wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

(ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

Candidates who are pursuing/appearing in the 12th Class under 10+2 Pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

Age: The eligibility for age depends on the guidelines released by the UPSC. For the examination held on Sep 2014, the candidates had to be born in between 2nd January 1996 to 1st January 1999. Candidates? age should be between 16? to 19 Years.

Any Others:

  • Only unmarried male candidates are eligible.
  • Candidates must be physically fit, according to physical standards, for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2014.
  • A candidate who has withdrawn or resigned on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces is not eligible to apply.

About NDA Exam

For admission in National Defence Academy, the candidates have to appear for the written examination conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission), which is held twice a year. They can apply through online or offline application process. By clearing this exam, the candidates get shortlisted for further selection process, which include interview and physical examination and one gets into the armed forces like Indian Army, Navy and Air Force wings after clearing all tests.

NDA Exam Pattern 2017

The NDA exam pattern is mostly divided into two sections.

I. Written Examination: There are two papers in NDA (National defence academy) and National Academy (NA) written exam. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers of Part A Mathematics & Part B of General Ability Test will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English. Time duration for each paper is 2 ? Hours, Subjects & Maximum Marks details mentioned below.

Format of Examination:


Subjects Time Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 2 ? Hours 300
General Ability Test 2 ? Hours 600
Total 900
SSB Interview 900


  • Measures & Metric system of weights will be a primary part of the questions wherever necessary.
  • The Commission fixes the qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.
  • The use of calculator, logarithmic of mathematical table is restricted for answering the objective type questions.
II. Interview: For candidates who clear the written examination, an interview is conducted by SSB.

NDA Syllabus

The syllabus for the NDA exams are as follows:

1st Paper: Mathematics (Maximum Marks- 300)

Algebra, matrices and determinants, trigonometry, analytical geometry of two and three dimensions, differential calculus, integral calculus and differential equations, vector algebra, statistics, and probability.

2nd Paper: General Ability (Maximum Marks- 300)

English, General Knowledge on Current Events, Physics, Social Studies, Geography and General Science, History, freedom movement details, Knowledge about Sports events, Cultural Events etc.

Selection Process

Written Exam: The written examination will be conducted in two parts of 2 ? hours each mainly acrosstwo subjects, Mathematics and General Ability Test. The maximum marks for Mathematics is 300 & General ability is 600. The questions will be in objective type format and the questions will be available in two languages; Hindi and English. The Commission will fix the qualifying marks for any or all the subjects in the examination.

Interview (SSB):The candidates who qualify the written examination will be called for an interview to be conducted by the Services Selection Board or SSB. There is a Intelligence Test and a Personality test for Army, Navy Wings & 10 +2 Entry Scheme candidates; however, for Air Force Wing, the candidates must undergo a Pilot Aptitude Test. The verbal and non-verbal tests are conducted to assess the intelligence of the candidate. In addition, a number of group activities like outdoor tasks, group discussions, group planning and lectures, and speech on specified subjects are also conducted to assess the overall knowledge and intelligence of the candidate.

How to Apply for NDA Exam

To apply for the NDA exam, the aspirants who fulfil the eligibility criteria should fill an application form.

For filling up the forms, the candidates need to pay a fee of Rs. 100 by net banking facility of SBI, or by using a SBI debit/credit card, or by using a bank challan. The application form is available online.

NDA Exam Centre

The following are the common exam centres for the NDA exam. The centres may change at the behest of the UPSC. No change of centre will be entertained at the request of the candidate. In case, if UPSC changes the centre, they will inform the candidate about the same.

  • Agartala
  • Gangtok
  • Panaji (goa)
  • Ahmedabad
  • Hyderabad
  • Patna
  • Aizawl
  • Imphal
  • Port blair
  • Allahabad
  • Itanagar
  • Raipur
  • Bangalore
  • Jaipur
  • Ranchi
  • Bareilly
  • Jammu
  • Sambalpur
  • Bhopal
  • Jorhat
  • Shillong
  • Chandigarh
  • Kochi
  • Shimla
  • Chennai
  • Kohima
  • Srinagar
  • Cuttack
  • Kolkata
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dehradun
  • Lucknow
  • Tirupati
  • Delhi
  • Madurai
  • Udaipur
  • Dharwar
  • Mumbai
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Dispur
  • Nagpur

Study Plan for NDA Exam Preparation

To clear the NDA Exam successfully, one should have a robust Study plan. Our esteemed team of faculty has devised a methodical study plan that is available in our NDA Coaching Centres in Delhi and NDA Coaching Centres in Mumbai, which help a candidate prepare in a way that he can clear the NDA written examination in the very first attempt itself.

  Mathematics General Ability
Week 1 Algebra English
Week 2 Trigonometry General Knowledge
Week 3 Matrices &Determinants General Science
Week 4 Anlytical Geometry Chemistry
Week 5 Differential Calculus Physics
Week 6 Integral Calculus History
Week 7 Statistics Geography
Week 8 Probability Current Affairs

For detailed study plan of the NDA Coaching, visit our institute and clear the NDA exam with high marks.

NDA Result

The NDA results are published by the UPSC and for details on the results, one can visit http://www.upsc.gov.in/

NDA Online Form

For online application and application forms and procedures, please visit http://upsconline.nic.in/index.php

NDA Previous Years Exams Questions

We also provide the distinguished service of solving all previous years question papers of NDA exam. Our trained faculty members will always help you and guide you, so that you are able to solve the previous year?s question papers on your own. Our faculty members are always open and supportive in providing any additional help required for solving these question papers. To access previous years question papers you can visit http://www.upsc.gov.in/

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