NDA (2) 2017: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

NDA 2017NDA (2) Admit Card will be released in the month of August 2017. National Defence Academy (NDA) is the national level entrance examination for the selection of candidates in Indian Army, Naval Force and Air Force. It is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). NDA is the two round selection process, first is written test and second is SSB (conducted only for written test qualifiers). The entrance exam of NDA 2017 will be conducted twice in a year with the name of NDA (1) and NDA (2). In this article, we are providing you the details on NDA (2) 2017 entrance exam including admit card, exam dates, exam pattern & admission procedure.

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NDA Notification 2017 – Admit Card Releasing Soon

newiconNDA (2) Admit Card will be released in the month of August 2017. Click here for admit card details.

NDA (2) 2017 Application Form has been released on 7th June 2017.  Click here for application form.

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NDA 2 Exam Dates 2017

The official dates for all events of NDA 1 and NDA 2 are declared by the UPSC. Candidates can check the exam dates of NDA (II) 2017 below:

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Events of NDA II 2017Dates (Announced)
Notification Release date7th June 2017
Commencement of online applications7th June 2017
Last date to submit the application form30th June 2017 (6:00 PM)
Admit card Availabilityone or two weeks before exam
Examination Date10th September 2017
Declaration of ResultOctober 2017

NDA (2) 2017 Admit Card

NDA (2) 2017 admit card will be issued by UPSC few weeks prior the examination. The admit card will be available on the official website of UPSC. The official date for admit card availability of NDA-2 2017 has not been announced yet.


NDA Exam Pattern

NDA exam pattern consists of two papers. Paper 1 is of Mathematics and Paper 2 is of General Ability. Both the papers will be conducted on same day. The time duration of 2 and a half hours is provided for each paper. NDA is conducted in a pen and paper mode only. There are total 900 Marks as; 300 marks in Mathematics paper and 600 marks in General ability paper. All the questions asked in the examination is of objective type. There is a provision of negative marking in the entrance examination of NDA.

SubjectCodeDurationMaximum Marks
Mathematics012 1/2 Hours300
General Ability Test022 1/2 Hours600
SSB Test/Interview900

Check here for detailed NDA 2017 Exam Pattern criteria.

NDA Preparation Tips

NDA preparation must be done in a planned manner. Right study material is very important for obtaining good marks. Practice previous year question paper as much as possible, it will boost your confidence level as well as enhance your speed and knowledge. Don’t skip important topics and chapters. Physical fitness is also very important if you are applying for NDA so also maintain your good health.

NDA Syllabus 2017

The examination of NDA will come from Mathematics subject and General Ability. The Mathematics syllabus covers topics like Trigonometry, Algebra, Differential Calculus, Vector Algebra, Matrices, Determinants, Integral Calculus, Statistics and Probability. General Ability paper includes English and General Knowledge. Link of detailed syllabus is here.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: NDA has a two-step selection procedure. Firstly, it conducts a written examination and then the shortlisted candidates of this exam have to appear for an interview with the SSB. 
Answer: Until a candidate has the eligibility as per the age guidelines of UPSC for NDA exam, the candidate can appear for the exam, as it is held twice a year.
Answer: The written exam is taken in two parts namely Mathematics and General Ability.
Answer: Girls are not eligible for the exam.
Answer: This exam is conducted for candidates who want to get into NDA to join the armed forces. The UPSC conducts the exam twice a year to shortlist candidates for NDA.
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NDA (2) Result 2017

The exam conducting authority will declare the result of NDA (II) 2017 one month after the examination. It is expected that the result will be announced in the month of October 2017. Candidates can check their result through the official website of UPSC.

NDA (2) 2018

NDA (2) 2018 entrance exam is a national level examination. This exam will be managed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). It is conducted two times in a year, i.e. NDA 1 & NDA 2. NDA exam is a gateway to get entry into Navy, Army & Air Force. Candidates will get the application form from the 2nd week of June 2018.

SSB Selection Process

Candidates who have qualified the written test of NDA are called for the SSB round. Services Selection Board (SSB) is the personality and intelligence interview.  It is of 900 marks and is conducted in 2 stages. Stage-1 consist of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT). In stage-2, Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and Conference will be conducted. SSB spread over 5 days and is conducted at SSB centres.

NDA (2) Application Form 2017

UPSC has released the NDA (II) 2017 application form on 7th June 2017.  The application form can be filled through online mode only. Candidates can fill the NDA application form by visiting the official website of UPSC. The last date to submit the application form was 30th June, 2017. The application process will consist of two parts. In Part 1, candidates have to fill basic information. Part-2 consists of filling up Payment details, selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph, Signature and declaration.

Application Fee

The application fee for GEN/OBC category candidates is Rs. 100/-. The candidates belonging from SC/ST category and sons of ex-serviceman/ JCO/NCO and Other Ranks of the Army are exempted from the NDA 2017 application fee. Candidates can pay application fee online through SBI net banking or by cash through SBI bank challan or through credit card/debit card.

NDA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must ensure that they are fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NDA (II) 2017 as mentioned below:


  • Applicant should be a citizen of India/Nepal or Bhutan.
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit:

  • Candidates applying for NDA-2 must not born before 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January, 2002 .

Qualification Criteria:

For Indian Army wing of National Defence Academy: Candidates who have completed/appearing 10+2 examination from the recognized educational board are eligible to apply for Indian army.

For Air Force and Naval Wings: Candidates wish to apply for air force or navy should have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics subjects from a recognized board.

Marital Status:

Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply for NDA. Female candidate cannot apply for NDA.

In case of any query regarding NDA (2) 2017, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. Kushi says:

    Can 10th passed student can apply for nda?

  2. abhishek kumbhar says:

    IN WHICH language we have to write the exam

  3. ganesh says:

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  4. yps topal says:

    is it possible to change the written examination centre

  5. mahesh says:

    Dob 21\01\2000 he kya me eligible hon.

  6. Roshan says:

    I am 12 passed .iam stady S.Y BMS. Sir when coming NDA. Online Form

    I am waiting for U

    Fast replay sir

  7. Maneesh kumar says:

    Nda 2 ka army wing ka syllabus kya h exam pattern

  8. chunchun Kumar says:

    Sir I m chunchun Kumar 1yrar I m going to Indian army sir

  9. Sultan chouhan says:

    Sir i m 12th but in pcb and i m national player of throwball ..can i apply for this

  10. sanjar says:

    sir iost my nda 1 admit card and i lost my admit card then how i will check my result without it ,,,,plzz sir help me

  11. gautam says:

    Sir I am ib 10th next year can I give

  12. gireesh says:

    sir my dob is 06-01-1999
    can i apply for nda 2018(1)

  13. Omprakash says:

    Sir I passed 12 class but English subject in my only 49 marks can I apply NDA form

  14. ANMOL says:

    Sir,my date of birth is 15:09:1999 can i apply in nda 2018(1)

  15. bhupesh says:

    kab aa raha hai nda 1 2017 result?

  16. johnson says:

    Is sports certificate(state and National level championship certificate) important in SSB interview????

  17. himanshu kumar sharma says:

    Sir my name is himanshu sharma. My DOB is 13july 2000. Sir l want to know that howmany NDA exams can l attend.

  18. Lukman ahmed says:

    Sir my date of birth 15.06.1999 can I apply nda 2 form

  19. [email protected] says:

    can I change my test center

  20. Ranjit Shirse says:

    Can apply girls candidate for NDA airforce

  21. Harish chandra says:

    What is the qualification and age to enter nda and also what is fees

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      qualification- 12th pass or appearing.
      age-NDA-I Age Limit: students must have born between 2nd July 1999 to 1st July 2002.
      NDA-II Age Limit: candidates should have born between 2nd January 2000 to 1st July 2003.

      • srihari appikonda says:

        sir , i think u are little mistaken. the age limit for nda 2 is not before 2nd jan 1999 and not after 1st july 2002.

  22. Abhishek Sharma says:

    Next date of online forms

  23. Aay Kay says:

    Is height important ?

  24. Md nizam says:

    Sir…I’m Md nizam.. I left my payment e-challan…sir please can u tell me is there have any use at the time of nda exam (2)

  25. sushl says:

    NDA 2 2017 – apply date is over ?
    or is there any other way we can apply for NDA 2.

  26. AniketYadav says:

    Height of person

  27. Ritish kumar says:

    Sir I had filled nda2 online application form but by mistake an information of qualification was filled incorrect , is this mistake can be corrected

  28. Sachin saini says:

    M nda m select hona chahata hu kuki it’s my choice

  29. Sujay says:

    what will they ask in SSB interview

  30. Happy says:

    NDA mein passing marks math’s ke kitne chahie

  31. Rupesh Kumar says:

    I am now studying in class 12 so can i fill up the form?
    Am I eligible for this?

  32. Rupesh Kumar says:

    What are the cut-offs for each paper i.e. for Mathematics(Paper-1) paper and for General Ability paper(Paper-2) out of 300 and 600 respectively.Please let me know this as quick as possible so that I can prepare for it.
    Hoping for a quick reply.

  33. RAJEEV says:

    Sir I am appearing 12thboard can l join Air force

  34. Shavender Pal says:

    Sir am pass 12th with pcb can I eligible for this exam

  35. Shavender Pal says:

    What’s subject requires for NDA

  36. Shreyansh nigam says:

    I had already applied for NDA2 but I am having a bit confusion with maths I know how to solve a question but I want tricks to solve them I wanna tricks to solve question quickly so plz provide me tricks as per chapters ……..

  37. nishant says:

    Sir I am maths student can I join Air force

  38. Aswin says:

    Can you pls suggest best study material for NDA exams that must be very helpful.

  39. Rahul sharma says:

    What the cutoff for general cast and how much marks recuried for nda written exam in each papaer

  40. Alok Chauhan says:

    Both test are on same date
    Math & general test

  41. sonu says:

    Sir,. NDA 2018 application form kab niklega

  42. balkar singh says:

    Papper ma pass kitna marks wala ha sir

  43. Lokesh Gupta says:

    Sir, I am a bioogy student.Can I go to navy.

  44. Banti kumar says:

    Sir mera English me 45no. Hai kya me NDA form bhar sakta hun

  45. Anurodra singh says:

    Sir, NDA2 Exam ka paper
    Hindi/English language se

  46. Divyanshu miree says:

    can you please refer some books for the NDA examination.

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