NDA I 2015
Apratim Chatterjee, 14 Feb 2015, #NDA

NDA I 2015 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the national defence academy exam for selection in the India defence services including Army, Naval Force and Air Force.  NDA I Exam is scheduled to be held on April 19, 2015 for the three wings of NDA for 135th Course and 97th India Naval Academy Course, commencing from January 2, 2016.

UPSC conducts NDA Exam twice a year. NDA I 2015 is being conducted to fill in as many as 320 NDA vacancies including 208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 70 for Air Force.  Besides, around 55 Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) vacancies will also be filled up by NDA/NA I 2015 exam.

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Exam Name: National Defense Academy (I)

Commonly Known As: NDA I 2015


Exam Type: National


Exam Category: UG

Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission


NDA I 2015 Application Form – NDA I 2015 Application Form is available online till January 23, 2015. The Application Procedure of NDA I is a two-step process where candidate needs to fill in the online applications and then remit a payment against application fee to complete the application. The candidates are required to pay Rs. 100 only as NDA I 2015 Application Fee.  The fees can be paid either through Bank Challan or Online using Net Banking facility of State Bank of India or via SBI debit/credit cards.

NDA I 2015 Eligibility Criteria – Candidates applying for the defencecourses should be a citizen of India and need to be appearing or have qualified 10+2 board exam. Besides, the candidates must be unmarried and male, and should be born between July 2, 1996 and July 1, 1999.


NDA I 2015 Admit Card – UPSC shall be issuing NDA I 2015 Exam Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the commencement of exam, i.e. from March 14, 2015. Candidates can download NDA I 2015 E-Admit card from the said date. UPSC declares not to send any hard copy of NDA I 2015 Admit card through post. Candidates appearing for NDA I 2015 need to accompany a valid NDA I 2015 E-Admit card, failing to do so will debar them for appearing in the exam.


NDA I 2015 Exam Pattern – The competitive exam of 5 hours duration is conducted on April 19, 2015 in around 41 cities across India. NDA I 2015 Exam shall have questions from Mathematics and General Ability, carrying total marks of 900. System of Negative Marking is applicable in NDA I 2015 Exam, under which for every incorrect response one-third marks shall be deducted from that total scored. If any candidate responds to any question with more than one option among the four given, it shall also be treated as wrong and negative marking system is applicable to the very question.


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NDA I 2015 Selection Process – The candidates, who qualify the written exam of NDA I 2015, are called for SSB Interview of 900 marks, which will be held in two stages. Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT). Stage II consists of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference at the SSB centres.


NDA I 2015 Result – UPSC has declared NDA I 2015 Final Result. Click here to check. UPSC prepared a list of candidates securing a minimum marks for qualifying the competitive exam. The candidates qualifying in the competitive written exam were invited to appear for the SSB Interview for Intelligence and Personality Test. The candidates applying for Air Force Academy needed to undergo PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Test) apart from SSB Interviews.


NDA I 2015 Important Dates – UPSC shall be conducting the competitive exam for selection in the defence services courses on April 19, 2015. Candidates appearing for the national defence academy exam on the scheduled date can find other important NDA I 2015 Exam Events and their scheduled dates from the table below

NDA I 2015 Events

Important Dates

Online Applications

December 27, 2014 – January 23, 2015

Issue of Admit Card

Three weeks prior to NDA  (I) 2015 Exam, i.e. from March 14, 2015

NDA I 2015 Exam

April 19, 2015


Second week of July 2015 (Tentatively)

SSB interview

September /October 2015 (Tentatively)

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Candidates want to apply for National Defense Academy 2016 can also check below links:


NDA 2016

NDA 2016 Important Dates

NDA 2016 Eligibility Criteria

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NDA Mein selection kitne number par Hota Hai aur SSB test kitne din ka rahata hai

Piyush Dixit 15th Oct, 2019

Dear Candidates

As per previous year cut off of NDA exam, NDA 1 cut off for written exam was 338 while for NDA 2 it was 325. While candidates who made their name in final selection for NDA 1 secured 705 marks while for NDA 2 it was 688.

Candidates who are preparing for NDA exam can check, how to prepare for NDA


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Aditya kumar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019
Hello there!


I am extremely sorry to tell you but I didn't get your question but I think you are asking something about NDA. To be eligible for NDA candidates need to be between 16.5 to 19.5 years of age. The selection process of NDA exam comprises two stages written and Service Selection Board (SSB) Interview. For Army wing, Candidates applying should be 12th pass or 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination . To be eligible for Air Force, Navy and Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy, Candidates applying Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy must be 12 th or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics. For more and detailed information go through https://competition.careers360.com/exams/nda

passing marks for nda 2019 only for maths and gta

Yash Dev Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019
Hello student NDA 2019 cutt off around 340 to 360.
Cutt off marks will be given out of total marks 900.
Students need to secure 25-30%marks in each paper minimum.
Students who clear the cutt off are eligible for SSB interview.
SSB interview will be of total marks 900.

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt.
Good luck

sir/mam girls are eligible for NDA exam during 12th board, next year in January 2020 the application of NDA form will declared and in april exam will conducted and in next year means 2020 i will clear my 12th board with PCM so plz tell me i m eligible or not for NDA exam

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Dear Vaishnavi, unfortunately NDA is only for unmarried Male Candidates. Female Candidates cannot apply for NDA. Girls are only eligible for Officers Training Academy. You can write the NCC Special entry exam if you are a NCC Women Cadet.

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