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National Defense Academy (NDA) – Pride of India

// June 4th, 2013 // No Comments » // NDA

National Defense Academy or NDA is the joint services academy of the Indian Armed Forces. This academy gives training to the cadets of three services which are Army, Navy and Air Force. Here they are trained together before they go to training in their respective areas. It is located at Khadakswala near Pune. It is the first tri-service academy and one of the best among the world. To get admission here one has to clear the entrance examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission. The candidate who is applying for this exam should complete 12th board. If he wants to join Navy or Air Force then he should pass 12th with Physics and Math. The age of the candidate should be between 16 and half years to 19 years and of course unmarried.

All the candidates who join the academy have to undergo a training of three years where they need to do graduation in BSc, BA or BCS. Apart from academic training, the candidates will also be trained in outdoor skills like drill, PT and games. The main objective of this academy is to develop the physical as well mental strength of the candidates, give importance to character building and develop leadership skills thus leading to an overall development of the individual. NDA has very good infrastructure with excellent facilities which include spacious and well maintained classroom, well equipped lab, gymnasium, swimming pool, football ground, a cricket stadium etc. The academic year consists of two semesters. One semester is from Jan to May and another from July to December.

NDA 2013: time to gear up now!

// May 30th, 2013 // No Comments » // NDA

Do you aspire to become an officer in Indian Army, Indian Navy or Air Force? Does the grandeur of uniforms fascinate you? If so, gear up now. UPSC has already announced the NDA 2013. Thousands of candidates across the country are now sleeplessly preparing to crack the hard nut of NDA. The number of vacancies, date of filling up the forms and the examination date; all have been already notified. Though nearly all the candidates knew the probable dates of examination yet now it has been confirmed. With the announcement of NDA 2013 the efforts of preparing for the examination has escalated manifold. If you are one among thousands of candidates countrywide, wake up from your slumber and get on to the practice and preparation with double the determination and enthusiasm.

Have you already joined a coaching institute in your vicinity? Are you preparing yourself with the help of the books and the online resources? Whichever way you may have adopted, your success will certainly depend upon your practice and preparation. Mind you that NDA is one of the national level examinations of highest category and therefore you will come across the considerable level of difficulty. Many of the candidates fail to perform well not because they are not intelligent but because of the lack of proper preparation.

Are you aware of the whole syllabus? Are you familiar with the pattern of the examination and the types of the question paper? You certainly cannot afford to be ignorant of all these. Not much time is left for NDA 2013. Pursue your dreams vigorously and you will certainly transform them into reality.

NDA entrance exam: make the nation pride

// May 23rd, 2013 // No Comments » // NDA

If you want to become a part of the Indian army then you need to take up the National Defense Academy (NDA) entrance exams. This examination is conducted twice a year by the UPSC, New Delhi. The UPSC is only liable for publishing guidelines for selection as well as conducting the NDA entrance exam across the nation. It arranges for NDA exam from beginning till admission.

The basic criteria for candidate who wants to take up the NDA examination is he or she:

  • Must have completed class XII or Equivalent examination which is carried on by the State Board
  • ┬áMust have taken Mathematics in his /her 10+2 classes.
  • Should be a bachelor.
  • Should be in the age group of 16 1/2 to 19 years of age.
  • Must be physically fit in accord, central board or Universities.

All those who are eligible to appear for the exam can apply online via the UPSC website on or prior to the last date of submission of forms, which should be completed in all respects. The pattern of this exam is different than the traditional exams. The written test for the NDA entrance exam consists of 2 papers for duration of 150 minutes each. The first one is Mathematics for which the total marks are 300 and second is of General Ability for which the total marks are 600. The test is multiple objective type as different options will be available out of which one is the correct answer for the given problem.

NDA: Shaping your elegance

// April 8th, 2013 // No Comments » // NDA

Have you ever been fascinated by the prestigious uniform of the Armed Forces, Navy or Air Force? Seeing the robust physique enveloped in elegant uniform you might have felt attracted towards building a career in the armed forces and thereby serve your nation. Not all are fit to be in the service of armed forces. One not only needs to have the formidable physique but also needs to have the mental sanity and spiritual wellness. Before you enter into the tough and respectable service of armed force you need to undergo rigorous physical and psychological training at National Defence Academy briefly known as NDA.

What should you do if you wish to undergo training at National Defence Academy? Are you eligible to enter into the academy? If you wish to join the service of Indian Armed Forces, Navy or Air force and serve as a junior leader you need to undergo training at the academy and to prove your eligibility you need to take the NDA Exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission of India. Written exam is followed by extensive interview covering general aptitude, psychological testing, and team skills as well as physical and social skills along with the medical examination.

So if you are interested in the serving in the Indian Armed Forces, Navy or Indian Air Force, you need to pass the NDA examination both written and interview test. You can plod through the eligibility criteria and syllabus and question papers of previous years to prepare for the NDA Exam and meet sure success.