National Defense Academy (NDA) Exam 2014

NDA-Exam-2014Union public service commission (UPSC) has announced National Defense Academy Examination 2014 date through its approved annual program. Young and energetic students of class 12th (Appearing or passed) satisfying other eligibility conditions of Age etc may start preparing for NDA Exam 2014. NDA exam is earliest defense entrance exam conducted at school level (10+2) to shortlist young talents for commissioned post in Indian Army, Navy and Air force.

UPSC NDA Examination 2014 dates

NDA & NA Exam (I) 2014

  • Issue of notification: 21.12.2013 (21 December 2013)
  • Starting date to fill online application from: 21.12.2013
  • Last Date of online Registration: 20.01.2014 (20 January 2014) (MONDAY)
  • Written Exam Date: 20.04.2014 (20 April 2014) (SUNDAY)
  • Duration of Exam: 1 Day

 NDA & NA Exam (II) 2014

  • Issue of notification: 21.06.2014 (21 June 2014)
  • Starting date to fill online application from: 21.06.2014
  • Last Date of online Registration: 21.07.2014 (21 July 2014) (MONDAY)
  • Written Exam Date: 28.09.2014 (28 September 2014) (SUNDAY)
  • Duration of Exam: 1 Day

Scheme of Examination

NDA Written exam tests candidates on two objective question papers. These are

  1. Mathematics
  2. General Ability Test

Mathematics question paper is of 300 Marks and general ability question paper is of 600 marks. GK question paper comprise of two parts viz Part A – English (200 Marks) and Part B – General Knowledge (400 Marks). Each question have 4 options and marks awarded only to correct choices. A penalty of 1/3rd marks is levied as negative marking in case of wrong answer opted by candidates in exam.

Selection Process

More than 3 Lakh students appear in NDA written exam out of which around 9000 candidates shortlisted for SSB interview. After SSB interview and PABT, about 300-350 candidates finally selected each semester to National Defense academy Khadakwasla (Near Pune )Maharashtra. All selected candidates undergone 3 years (In case of Naval academy 4 years) graduate course before they sent to one of academies (IMA, AFA, NA) for pre-commissioned training.

Application Procedure

Online applications are only way to apply for NDA 2014 exam. Candidates need to follow step by step online registration process at website upsconline.nic.in. Once notification will be issued by UPSC for NDA 1 2014 or NDA 2 2014, links to apply will be open. Keep visiting cdsexam.com to get update on NDA exam 2014.