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NDA stands for National Defence Academy located in Khadakwasla near Pune Maharashtra established in 1954.  The candidate after class 12 can join NDA after clearing an exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission and the exam is conducted twice a year. Your search fr the Best NDA coaching in Kanpur ends here. Some of the specifications are as follows:


  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA- The age limit should be 16.5 to 19.5 years and educational qualification 10+2 passed 


  • EXAM MODE - Offline 



  • STAGES OF EXAM - Written test (offline)

SSB Interview 

  • APPLICATION FEES - 100 for all categories 


The number of Paper is two and the subjects are divided into Mathematics and GAT  i.e General Ability Test which includes

  1. Sciences 
  2. History 
  3. Polity 
  4. Current Affairs 
  5. English 

The exam duration is 2 hours 30 min for each paper and the number of questions is divided into in Mathematics- 150 and in GAT - 120 

The written exam contains 900 marks along with SSB Interview marks is 900 


NDA Syllabus: Union public service commission conducts National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy (NA) exam twice in a year for admission to the Indian Navy, Army & Air Force Wings. The minimum Educational Qualification is 12th-class pass in a 10+2 pattern.  The examination is conducted in 2 stages, a written examination and an interview.The details regarding Syllabus are as follows…

 Syllabus For NDA Exam - 

PAPER-I: MATHEMATICS (Maximum Marks- 300) 1. ALGEBRA: Concept of set, operations on sets, Venn diagrams. De Morgan laws. Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation. Representation of real numbers on a line.   Complex numbers – basic properties, modulus, argument, cube roots of unity. Binary system of numbers. Conversion of a number in a decimal system to a binary system and vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Solution of linear in equations of two variables by graphs. Permutation and Combination. Binomial theorem and its applications. Logarithms and their Applications.

2. MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS: Types of matrices, operations on matrices.  Determinant of a matrix, basic properties of determinants. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix, Applications – Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer’s rule and by Matrix Method. 3. TRIGONOMETRY: Angles and their measures in degrees and in radians. Trigonometrical ratios. Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions. Applications – Height and distance, properties of triangles. 4. ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY OF TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS: Rectangular  Cartesian Coordinate system. Distance formula. Equation of a line in various forms. Angle between two lines. Distance of a point from a line. Equation of a circle in standard and in general form. Standard forms of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Eccentricity and axis of a conic. Point in a three dimensional space, distance between two points. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Equation of a plane and a line in various forms. Angle between two lines and angle between two planes. Equation of a sphere. 5. DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS: Concept of a real valued function – domain, range and graph of a function. Composite functions, one to one, onto and inverse functions. Notion of limit, Standard limits – examples. Continuity of functions – examples, algebraic operations on continuous functions. Derivative of function at a point, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative – applications. Derivatives of sum, product and quotient of functions, derivative of a function with respect to another function, derivative of a composite function. Second order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions. Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima. 6. INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS: Integration as inverse of differentiation, integration by substitution and by parts, standard integrals involving algebraic expressions, trigonometric, exponential and hyperbolic functions. Evaluation of definite integrals – determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves – applications. Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples. General and particular solution of a differential equations, solution of first order and first degree differential equations of various types – examples. Application in problems of growth and decay. 7. VECTOR ALGEBRA: Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude and direction of a vector. Unit and null vectors, addition of vectors, scalar multiplication of a vector, scalar product or dot product of two vectors. Vector product or cross product of two vectors. Applications-work done by a force and moment of a force and in geometrical problems. 8. STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: Statistics: Classification of data, Frequency distribution, And cumulative frequency distribution – examples. Graphical representation – Histogram, Pie Chart, frequency polygon – examples. Measures of Central tendency – Mean, median and mode. Variance and standard deviation – determination and comparison. Correlation and regression. Probability: Random experiment, outcomes and associated sample space, events, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, impossible and certain events. Union and Intersection of events. Complementary, elementary and composite events. Definition of probability – classical and statistical – examples. Elementary theorems on probability – simple problems. Conditional probability, Bayes’ theorem – simple problems. Random variable as function on a sample space. Binomial distribution, examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution.

PAPER-II: GENERAL ABILITY TEST (Maximum Marks-600) Part ‘A’ – ENGLISH (Maximum Marks 200) The question paper in English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workman like use of words. The syllabus covers various aspects like: Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English. Part ‘B’ – GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Maximum Marks-400) The question paper on General Knowledge will broadly cover the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and Current Events. The syllabus given below is designed to indicate the scope of these subjects included in this paper. The topics mentioned are not to be regarded as exhaustive and questions on topics of similar nature not specifically mentioned in the syllabus may also be asked. Candidate’s answers are expected to show their knowledge and intelligent understanding of the subject


  • Lieutenant on commission 
  • Captain- 2 years 
  • Major- 6 years 
  • Lieutenant Colonel- 13 years 
  • Colonel- 15 years 
  • Brigadier 
  • Major General 
  • Lieutenant General 
  • General 

NDA Salary- 

  • Lieutenant 15,600-39,100 5,400 56,100-1,77,500
  • Captain 15,600-39,100 6,100 6,13,00-1,93,900
  • Major 15,600-39,100 6,600 6,94,00-2,07,200
  • Lieutenant Colonel 37,400-67,000 8,000 1,21,200-2,12400
  • Colonel 37,400-67,000 8,700 1,30,600-2, 15,900
  • Brigadier 37,400-67,000 8,900 1,39,600-2,17,600
  • Major General 37,400-67,000 10,000 1,44,200-2,18,200
  • Lieutenant General HAG Scale 67,000-79,000   - 1, 82, 200-2,24,100
  • HAG+Scale 75,500-80,000 - 2,05,400-2,24,400
  •  Lieutenant General (NFSG) 80,000 - 2,25,0


The details related to the taring in NDA are as follows:

Duration of training

  • Four to Four and half years- 

The initial three years of Training are done at  National Defence Academy

  • Army cadets- One at IMA
  • Naval cadets-one Year at Naval Academy
  • For Air Force cadets-  One and a half years at AFA Hyderabad Academies
  • National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune
  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
  • Indian Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

Degrees awarded - 

Army Cadets: BSc/BSc (Computer)/BA /BTech degree

Naval Cadets: BTech degree

Air Force Cadets: BTech degree

Nature of Commission Permanent. 


The Union Public Service Commission has released an NDA application form for men & women candidates. The unmarried candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria in terms of nationality, age, marital status, educational qualification, etc. as per the notification published, can apply for the exam. The physical standards and number of vacancies for women candidates will be informed later after it is notified by the Ministry of Defence. The NDA application form comprises two parts, I & II. Candidates can check below the steps to fill out the application form. Registration for the exam by filling in the required details Choosing the preferred branches Verifying the details  Generation of registration ID Payment of application fee Selecting the exam centre  Uploading the signature and photograph. 

NDA Eligibility Criteria: Physical Standards Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for the NDA exam. Height & Weight for Army and Air Force The minimum height prescribed is 157 cms (For Air Force it is 162.5 cms). Certain exceptions are applicable for candidates based on the region from where they belong.

For Gorkhas and candidates belonging to hills of North-Eastern areas of India, Garhwal, and Kumaon, the minimum height will be 5 cms less than the figure mentioned above. For candidates belonging to Lakshadweep, the minimum height standard is reduced by 2 cm.

Candidates who wish to be pilots need to fulfill the following requirements. Leg Length: The minimum of 99 cms and maximum of 120 cms Thigh Length: Maximum of 64 cms Sitting Height: The minimum of 81.50 cms and maximum is 96 cms Visual Standards The distance vision (corrected) of candidates should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/9 in the worse eye Myopia should not be more than 2.5 D Hypermetropia not more than 3.5 D including astigmatism.

Spinal Conditions-  

Candidates must not have the following diseases. Granulomatous disease of spine Arthritis/spondylosis (Rheumatoid arthritis and allied disorders / Ankylosing spondylitis/ Osteoarthritis, spondylosis and degenerative joint disease / Non-articular rheumatism (e.g. lesions of the rotator cuff, tennis elbow, recurrent lumbago etc.) & Miscellaneous disorders including SLE, polymyositis, vasculitis Spondylolisthesis/spondylolysis Compression fracture of vertebrae SC Heuerman’s disease (Adolescent kyphosis) Loss of cervical lordosis when associated with clinically restricted movements of cervical spine Unilateral / Bilateral cervical ribs with demon stable neurological or circulatory deficit Scoliosis more than 15 degree as measured by Cobb’s method Degenerative Disc. disease Presence of Schmorl’s nodes at more than one level Atlanto-occipital and atlantoaxial anomalies Hemi vertebrae and/or incomplete block (fused) vertebrae at any level in cervical, dorsal or lumbar spine and complete block (fused) vertebrae at more than one level in cervical or dorsal spine Unilateral Sacralisation or lumbarisation (Complete or incomplete) at all levels and bilateral incomplete sacralisation or lumbarisation Any other abnormality if so considered by the specialist.

X-RAY -  Exam Any of the following conditions will disqualify the candidature of candidates. The granulomatous disease of the spine. Arthritis/spondylosis Scoliosis more than 15 degrees as measured by Cobb’s Method (10 degrees for Army and Navy). More than mild Kyphosis/Lordosis Spondylolisthesis / Spondylosis / Spondylolysis Herniated nucleus purposes Compression fracture of Vertebra Sacralisation Disease Cervical ribs with demonstrable neurological or Circulatory deficit Presence of Schmorl’s node at more than one level Atlanto-occipital and atlantoaxial anomalies Incomplete Sacralisation Unilateral or Bilateral Spina Bifida other than SV 1 and LV 5 if completely Sacralised Any other abnormality.


Symptoms of the weak constitution or bodily defects Candidates must have a well-developed chest The function of the bones or joints should be good No history of medical breakdown or fits Candidates must have normal hearing capabilities No impediment of speech Normal blood pressure with no signs of heart disease or blood vessel disease No liver or spleen enlargement No abnormalities in urine No skin diseases No abnormalities in USG abdomen examination A sufficient number of natural and sound teeth Routine ECG for Air Force candidates must fall within normal. 


It is recommended to go through the previous years' NDA question papers. Candidates will get an idea of the type of questions asked in the exam. Multiple-choice questions are asked in the exam. The language of the questions is either Hindi or English. In Mathematics, candidates will score 2.5 marks for the correct answers while 0.83 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. For a correct answer in GAT, 4 marks will be awarded to candidates while 1.33 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. 

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