NDA 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

Before moving further, you must check if you are eligible to fill the NDA II Application form 2017. The salient points to be considered during figuring out eligibility criteria is Educational qualification, Age limit, and nationality. Let us check whether you are satisfying the eligibility standards of NDA 2017 or not.

*important note- only unmarried male candidates can apply for NDA 2017 and Female candidates cannot apply for it.

Age Relaxation

There is age relaxation for the reserved category which comes under the government norms. You can check for it more. Visit http://nda.nic.in/.

Educational Qualification (Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force academy and Indian Military Academy). 10+2 or its equivalent passed or pursuing from government recognized Institute or board.
Age Limit 18- 20 years
Nationality Candidates must have Indian Nationality. A Bhutan or Nepal, Tibetan refugee came to India before 1st January,1962 are allowed but they should have the intention to settle permanently in India.
Physical standards After written exam the medical examination will be held by the SSB to ensure, Candidates physical fitness. Medical tests like Gynecomastia, Tonsillitis, Varicocele, Overweight/Underweight, Undersized Chest, Piles, Wax (Ears), Deviated Nasal Septum, Hydrocele/ Phimosis. Special requirement for Air force pilot Special OR Specific Requirements for Air Force Pilot Leg length =99.00cm 120.00cm Thigh length =Max 64.00cm Sitting height =81.50cm 96.00cm

UPSC NDA 2017 Important Date :

We patterned all the data dealing with the NDA 2017 Eligibility Criteria and application procedure. The application form will be out on its official website and it should be filled by the 21 days of declaring. The payment should be made on time otherwise your application form will be rejected. All other latest notification will be updated on their official website. Now straight away Let us check out dates of important events.

Events NDA II 2017 Dates
UPSC NDA (2) 2017 Notification Release Date 7th June 2017
Starting Date of NDA NA II 2017 Online Form 7th June 2017
Last Date to Submit NDA II 2017 Application Form 30th June 2017
NDA II 2017 Admit Card Release Date August 2017
NDA II 2017 Exam Date 10th September 2017

Note: The NDA Exam will be conducted by the UPSC on 10th September 2017 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 140th Course, and for the 102nd Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd July 2018.

NDA 2017 Notification :

The UPSC NDA II Exam Notification has released on 7th June as per the official revealed the news. Candidates will able to fill NDA Application form 2017 from 7th June to 30th June 2017. Candidates are needed to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature while filling the NDA application form. Thus, Candidates don't have a need to send the application form hard copies to the examination authority.

The UPSC board was released an official notification regarding NDA-I exam 2017 on 18th January 2017 and the last date to apply was 10th February 2017. NDA (I) 2017 Exam will tentatively organize on 23rd April 2017 and NDA (II) 2017 Exam will organise on 10th September 2017. NDA first exam notification has been released on the official website and online registration closed now.

NDA is the national training academy. This academy gives army specific training to the selected candidates in the NDA exam. The NDA is the ideal institution for the best youth in the country who want to be an army officer. This Academy is established on 7th September 1954 and founded by the Jawaharlal Nehru (ex-prime minister of India) on 6th October 1949. This exam is organized two times in a year, NDA-1 in the month of April and NDA 2 in the month of September. All the details regarding NDA exam will be provided on the official website of the UPSC. This is the great opening for the youth who want to choose defense as the career. If you are fascinated by the Army and want to serve our country, then you can apply for NDA.

Brief Note on UPSC: UPSC is established by the government of India (GOI) on 1 October 1926.It is the national sponsor who conducts the NDA. Its official website is www.upsc.gov.in where you can find all the notification regarding NDA 2017. The headquarters of the UPSC is located in New Delhi, India. The current chairman of UPSC is Mr. David Reid Syiemlieh.

Every year, a large number of candidates apply for the NDA exam and the amount of application is increasing year by year which is making the competition hard-hitting. To apply for NDA 2017, first, you must need to go through all the details regarding it. Let us explain you the vacancy details, eligibility criteria, application procedure, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and selection procedure. Don’t worry, to know all this you do not need to go anywhere we will clarify you all the fine points concerning NDA 2017 Examination.

NDA II 2017 Vacancy Details :

The UPSC has announced the details about the NDA vacancy 2017. Total 390 posts are vacant for NDA 2017. The vacancy details are divided among the three sections: Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force academy and Indian Military Academy.

Total Number of Vacancies: 390

  • National Defence Academy: 335 (208 for Army, 55 for Navy and 72 for Air Force)
  • Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme): 55

Note: Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy.

These are the total vacancies which are divided among the three armed forces of the country. Let us move on to the eligibility criteria NDA II 2017.

UPSC NDA Application Form 2017 :

If you are satisfying the eligibility criteria, you must follow the application procedure. Here we will elaborate all the steps for the NDA Application Form 2017. To fill the online application form, you have to visit the official website of the UPSC that is www.upsc.gov.in/. The form will have two parts, you have to fill it one by one. In order to your convenience, we will describe all the steps for NDA 2017 Application from.

How to apply for NDA 2017 Exam?

  • Visit the official website www.upsc.gov.in
  • You will land on the homepage of UPSC, from there select NDA notification.
  • Now click on the notification of application process NDA 2017.
  • When you will click on that notification, the form will be displayed along with the instruction set. The form will be divided into two parts.
  • Firstly, you have to fill part -1 which consist of your personal details.
  • Read carefully all the instruction stated in it.
  • After reading all the instructions, fill the part-1 of the NDA 2017 Application form.
  • Fill all the information correctly otherwise your form will be rejected.
  • Upload you scanned photograph and signature, in required column. This will appear in the Part-2 form.
  • Read sensibly all the details after filling it in the form. Make the correct changes which are required in the form and read it again.
  • If your data is correct then click on the submit button.
  • Pay the requisite fees for the application form of NDA 2017.
  • Now, the confirmation page will display.
  • Take out the of the application form and close all the tabs.
  • Your application form is submitted now. You will get an update in your e-mail account.

These steps are the expanded view of the application procedure. Hope you have understood all the steps.

NDA 2017 Application Fee :

Now a moreover question is, How to pay the requisite fee? The Payment is done by the debit card or the credit card. You can also pay the fees charges by internet banking. If the candidate is not able to pay through online mode, they can pay fees through offline mode (in nearest SBI bank).

General Rs. 100/-
SC/ST/sons of serving/ex-Junior Commissioned Officers or equivalent Exempted

UPPSC 2017 Exam Pattern :

UPPSC Staff Nurse Notification was released on 12th January, and this examination is conducted in two stages i.e. the written exam followed by the interview of students who will get shortlisted in the written test process. The exam pattern comprises of General Knowledge, General Hindi and Nursing (Main Subject). Total 170 questions are asked out of which 30 are from General Knowledge, 20 from General Hindi and 120 questions from Nursing. Maximum marks of the question paper are 85 marks. The exam will be of objective type and will be of 2 hours. Now let us have a look at the tabular form of details.

UPPSC Recruitment 2017 Exam Pattern

Topics No. of Questions
General Hindi 20

NDA 2017 Exam Pattern :

The exam paper UPSC NDA 2017 is divided into two section: part-1 and part-2.

Part-1 is consist of the mathematical part and part-2 is consist of the general ability. The total maximum marks are 900 and total duration is 5 hours. For every wrong answer in the section the marks will be deducted from the total score -0.83 for Math, -1.33 for English, -1.33 for GK and 2.5 for math, 4 for English, 4 for GK will be awarded for each right answer.

Total questions 270
Total duration 5 hours
Negative marking -0.83 for Math, -1.33 for English, -1.33 for GK mark for each wrong answer
Marking 2.5 for math, 4 for English, 4 for GK will be awarded for right answers
Language English or Hindi
Subjects Mathematics, English and general ability (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, GK, History, and geography).

These are the significant details which should be evoked during the exam as well as during preparation for NDA 2017. Now start discussing on the most important topic i.e. UPSC NDA 2017 Exam syllabus.

NDA 2017 Syllabus :

The Syllabus of NDA 2017 exam is explained in the table below: NDA Syllabus for Mathematics PAPER-I MATHEMATICS (Code No. 01) (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 decimal system to binary system and vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Solution of linear inequations 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 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. 18 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.

Statistics: - Classification of data, Frequency distribution, 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.
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.
NDA Syllabys for English and GK

PAPER-II GENERAL ABILITY TEST (Code No. 02) (Maximum Marks—600)
Part ‘A’—ENGLISH: 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: 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 19 mentioned in the syllabus may also be asked. Candidate’s answers are expected to show their knowledge and intelligent understanding of the subject. We have explained you important points regarding exam pattern, Exam syllabus, and important dates. Now let us move on to the next topic selection procedure NDA 2017.


Cadets selected in NDA 2017 will receive a stipend of Rs.21, 000/- p.m. (Rs.15, 600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs.5, 400/-) during the entire session of training. The period of training is not treated as appointed service.

NDA 2017 Selection Procedure :

After successful submission of the application form, finally, you have to download your admit card from the official website of UPSC.

  • Firstly, when you will submit your application form, the confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.
  • After some days, on the above-mentioned date, they will release admit card for NDA 2017 on the UPSC website.
  • To download the admit card NDA 2017, visit the official website www.upsc.gov.in
  • Download admit card NDA 2017 Exam.
  • Now secondly, you have to appear at exam center on the specified date of the online exam mentioned on your admit card.
  • After successful submission of examination, answer copies. The results will be updated on the official website of UPSC.

MPPSC Recruitment 2017 Overview :

UPSC NDA Admit Card 2017 :

NDA 2017 Admit Cards will be released by the UPSC on the official website. The Union Public Service Commission will be issued NDA II Admit Card 2017 before 10 to 12 days of examination date. We want to draw the attention of candidates that the admit the board will not send can letters. You have to download and print the e-admit card. After getting UPSC NDA admit card 2017, it is better is you cross check all the details such as Name, Date of Birth (DOB), Father’s Name and so forth. If you found any discrepancy, then you should contact the board authorities immediately. It is compulsory to bring the admit card on the day of the exam.

NDA Cut off 2017 :

The NDA Cut-off marks 2017 will get announced after the declaration of NDA Result 2017. The cutoff is the minimum marks limit which is set to make shortlisting of the candidate. Every exam has its different cutoff scores, and the exam conducting body decides it. Soon the UPSC will announce the Cutoff score for the NDA exam. The cutoff scores are based on the different factors mentioned below.

  • Total number of sets
  • Candidates appeared in the exam.
  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Competition level
  • Previous year cutoff score

UPSC NDA Result 2017 :

The NDA-I exam result 2017 will get revealed only on the official website of the board. The result is announced in two times in entire selection process i.e. written test result and NDA final result after SSB interview. Candidates can check their result by using their roll number and other details. The board takes some time to prepare the NDA result 2017. The NDA final result will take 2 months to get announced after the SSB selection rounds.

NDA Previous Year Papers :

Here, our team had prepared online NDA Exam Previous Year Papers which will going to help you in learning the important concepts. By practicing old question you will get the basic idea of the exam pattern. Mostly the repeated questions are important. You can also get previous question papers of NDA on our website. Practicing old papers will give you boost in your preparation.

NDA 2017 Preparation :

These are the significant details regarding the NDA 2017. This exam is a national level exam which held under the banner of UPSC. This is the gateway of one the best-reputed career. If you have a dream to be an officer in the Indian army, this can become your first milestone in achieving that. You have to prepare for NDA 2017 with high consistency and accuracy. Now let us discuss UPSC NDA 2017 Exam preparation tips.

  • Firstly, understand the questions patterns and syllabus.
  • Work Hard with dedication.
  • Be confident and calm.
  • Practice as much as you can
  • Eat and sleep well
  • Make proper notes

The UPSC NDA Application Form 2017 has released for the NDA NA Online Registration. candidates are advised to apply online for NDA 2017 Exam before the last date (30th June till 6:00 PM). After closing the Online registration, on one will be applicable to apply online.