NDA II 2015 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the common entrance exam – NDA II 2015 – on September 27 for the 10+2 pass and appearing candidates who are looking to join the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force wings of National Defence Academy (NDA). The exam is held twice a year. NDA II 2015 will be conducted on September 27 to fill a total of 320 NDA vacancies including 208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 70 for Air Force. A total of 55 Naval Academy vacancies will also be filled up by NDA/NA (II) 2015 exam.
NDA II 2015 Answer Key released
Exam Name: National Defense Academy
Commonly Known As: NDA
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: UG
Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
NDA II 2015 Selection Process – Aspirants have to qualify the written exam to be able to be called for SSB round, which will be held in two stages. While Stage I consists of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT), Stage II comprises Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference.
NDA II 2015 Eligibility Criteria – To be eligible for applying for admission in the Defence job courses, candidates must be the citizen of India, and are appearing or have qualified 10+2 exam.
Age limit and gender for the candidates under NDA II 2015 Eligibility Criteria:
Aspirant must be an unmarried male
Born between January 2, 1997 and January 1, 2000
Educational qualification for the candidates under NDA II 2015 Eligibility Criteria:
For Army wing - 12th Class pass of 10+2 pattern or equivalent
For Air Force and Navel wings - 12th Class pass of 10+2 pattern or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics
NDA II 2015 Application Form – NDA II 2015 Application Form was available online from June 20 to July 17, 2015. NDA II 2015 application fee was of Rs 100, which could be paid either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala / State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card.
Note: SC/ST candidates / Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs as specified in NDA notification are exempted from payment of fee.
NDA II 2015 Important Dates– UPSC has announced the important dates of NDA II. Candidates must note them carefully, so that they do not miss out any important event regarding the recruitment process. NDA II 2015 Important Dates are given below:
Last date of NDA II 2015 Application Form - July 17, 2015
Written exam for NDA II 2015 - September 27, 2015
Admit Card of NDA II - September
Result of NDA II - November
NDA II 2015 Exam Pattern – The NDA II entrance exam will be of 5 hours duration, carrying questions from Mathematics and General Ability, with a total of 900 marks. All the questions will be based on 10+2 standard. For every wrong answer marked in the answer-sheet, one third of the mark will be deducted. Check more about Exam Pattern of NDA II 2015 below:
As per NDA II 2015 Exam Pattern, Paper I – Mathematics with maximum duration of two and half hours, will carry maximum 300 marks and Paper II – General Ability Test with maximum duration of two and half hours, will carry maximum 600 marks.
NDA II 2015 Admit Card – The UPSC will make available Admit Card of NDA II written exam for downloading tentatively in September. The admit card will be available online for downloading and will not be sent to any candidate by any other way. Candidates without their admit card will not be allowed in the examination hall. They must retain their admit card safe with them throughout the recruitment process.
NDA II 2015 Result – UPSC has announced the Result of NDA II written exam on January 2, 2016. Now, the shortlisted candidates will be called for SSB Interview round. Candidates who qualify the SSB interview round will be able to get admission to defence job courses.
Candidates want to apply for National Defense Academy can also check below links:
NDA Important Dates
NDA Eligibility Criteria
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NDA is a national level examination that is conducted twice a year, which is referred as NDA 1 and NDA 2.
The application process for NDA 1 has already been completed.
NDA 2 application forms will be available from 10th June'2020 to 30th June'2020.
Hope this answer helps!
To be eligible to appear for NDA a candidate must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects from a recognised board or university.And then you need to apply for NDA and appear in entrance exam.You need to qualify in the entrance test and then you will get a call to attend SSB interview which is conducted for 5 days.And if you clear your SSB interview you will be given admission NDA based on merit.
You can click the link below for information like detailed syllabus, preparation tips etc
For National Defense Academy (NDA ) examination , there is no such percentage criteria. That is you just need to pass you class 12th exam.
Even Candidates who are appearing in Class 12 or equivalent examination can apply.
The main important Ascepts NDA focus on are Height , Weight , Age , Fitness and vision.
Best Of Luck for your Exam !
Before joining an Institute, I would suggest you to do research about the coaching result, faculty Etc. There are many coachings for NDA preparation some of the name you can prefer Apex Careers, Pune, Tara insitiue, Mumbai.
Here are some preparation tips you can follow:
Prepare mathematics with the help of the basics of class 9,10,11,12. If you are done with the basics start practicing from a good book. Be consistent with your preparation.
General Ability Test consist of two sections-English and General Awareness. The English section can be tackled by practicing questions such as error finding, fill in the blanks, Jumbled para, reading Comprehension etc.
For general awareness you need to study the social studies of class 9th and 10th and current affairs. You need to read newspapers for the current affairs.
The weightage of the general awareness section is very high so you need to be more focused on current affairs.
The best books for the preparation of NDA 2 are the NCERT for mathematics,history,geography,physics,biology as the NDA exam is conducted by government and the NCERT books are also given by government.
The exam is 12th level exam and for that if you study NCERT till class 12th,it will clear all your concepts and for practice you can by NDA question bank and previous year question papers are enough.
Hope this will help,please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.
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