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New Delhi, Updated on Apr 5, 2024 11:40 IST

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is expected to soon release the NDA 1 admit card 2024 on the official website-upsc.gov.in. To download the admit card, candidates need to either registration number or roll number. The written exam of NDA 1 2024 will be conducted on April 21, 2024, in two shifts. Get here NDA 1 admit card 2024 live updates.

NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 to be released soon

NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 to be released soon

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will soon release NDA 1 admit card 2024. The admit card will be released on the official website of UPSC-upsc.gov.in. The admit card will be released for all the registered candidates. The direct link to download NDA 1 admit card 2024 will be provided on this page. Candidates can download their admit cards either by entering registration number or roll number. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. NDA 1 admit card 2024 is an important document as it comprises details related to the exam centre, exam day guidelines, name, reporting time, shift timings, etc.

NDA 1 2024 exam will be conducted on April 21, 2024. The exam is conducted in two shifts-morning and afternoon shifts. The exam for the morning shift is conducted from 10 am to 12.30 pm whereas the exam for the afternoon shift is conducted from 2 pm to 4.30 pm. Get here NDA 1 admit card 2024 live updates including steps to download, shift timings, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

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How to Download NDA 1 Admit Card 2024?

The steps to download NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 are given below:

  • Visit the official website
  • On the home page, find ‘E-admit card National Defence Academy Examination,’ link
  • The login page opens in a new tab
  • Read the instructions carefully before downloading the admit card
  • Agree to the terms and conditions
  • Select any of the options-registration number or roll number
  • If candidates select the registration number option, they need to enter the registration number, date of birth, and random image
  • If candidates select the roll number option, they need to enter the roll number, date of birth, and random image
  • Click the ‘Submit’ button
  • NDA admit card appears on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take its printout

LIVE UPDATE

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NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates

  • 12:44 PM IST5 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Expected Today

    NDA 1 admit card 2024 is expected to be released today. Candidates can download it online by entering the required credentials.

    Click here to read our new NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates

  • 11:40 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What details to enter inorder to download NDA admit card?

    NDA 1 admit card 2024 will be released online by UPSC. Candidates can download their admit cards by logging with either registration number or roll number. 

  • 10:40 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What is the structure of NDA exam?

    The structure of NDA exam is given below.

    apers Subject Maximum marks Duration

    Paper 1

    Mathematics

    300

    2 ½

    Paper 2

    GAT

    600

    2 ½

    Total

    900

    5 hours

  • 9:38 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What is the flying allowance offered to candidates.

    The Army Aviators (Pilots) in Lt and above for Level 10 and above serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying allowance of INR 25,000 (R1H1 of Risk and Hardship Matrix).

  • 8:33 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What are the allowances offered to NDA Officers?

    The allowances offered to candidatses are given below:

    • Uniform Allowance
    • As per the post-Compensatory Field Area Allowance
    • As per the post, Compensatory Modified Field Area Allowance
    • Dearness and Transport Allowance (DA/TA)
    • Para Allowance
    • Para jump instructor Allowance
    • Para Reserve Allowance
    • Technical Allowance Tier 1
    • Technical Allowance Tier 2
    • Special Forces Allowance
    • Children's Education Allo
  • 7:21 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What is the highest salary of NDA Officers?

    The highest NDA salary of an Officer is Level 18 which is INR 2,50,000. This salary is offered to Chief of Army Staff. The highest salary varies for different posts. The salary for the post of Lieutenant is INR 1,77,500 per month. The salary for Major General is INR 2,18,200 per month

  • 6:14 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What is the rank given to candidates after successfully commissioning?

    On successful commissioning in Army, candidates are given the rank of Lieutenant. In Navy, candidates are given the rank of Sub Lieutenant. In Air Force, candidates are given the rank of Flying Officer. The starting NDA salary of an Officer is INR 56,100. This is the stipend offered to the candidates during the training period and the minimum salary that a Lieutenant gets. It keeps on increasing as per the level of the post.

  • 5:25 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What is insurance policy given to NDA Officers?

    Army group insurance fund is the compulsory contributory group scheme that provides insurance cover of INR 15 Lacs on payment of one time non-refundable premium of INR 6,400 for 3 years paid from the date of joining NDA till completion of training. In case of death, compensation is offered to the families. An ex-gratia amount of INR 12.5 Lacs or INR 9,000 per month is paid to the NoK. This will be provided on an ex-gratia basis and should not be considered with a pension.

  • 4:21 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    What is leave policy of NDA Officers?

    Leave will be admissible in accordance with the rules in force from time to time.

  • 3:25 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: What is the salary of Lt to Major?

    The salary of Lt to Major is given below:

    • Lt: Level 10 (56,100-1,77,500)
    • Capt: Level10 B (61,300-1,93,900)
    • Maj: Level 11 (69,400-2,07,200)
  • 2:22 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Which are the best books for English?

    The books for NDA English Language are given below:

    • Objective General English (Arihant Publication) by SP Bakshi
    • Wren & Martin’s High School English Grammar & Composition by S Chand
    • Word Power Made Easy (Goyal Publishers) by Norman Lewis
  • 1:13 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    NDA Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Which are the important topics for Current Affairs?

    Questions are asked from General Science, Indian history, Physics Geography, Chemistry and Current Events. Candidates must read the newspapers and watch news channels to know about the national and international events. Candidates must refer to the six months Current Affairs for NDA exam.

  • 12:03 AM IST5 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card Live Updates: How to prepare the Physics section?

    The tips and tricks to prepare for NDA 1 exam are given below:

    • The syllabus of NDA physics is vast. Candidates must focus on the important topics that carry the maximum weightage such as Ohm’s Law, Mass, Force, and Momentum. Candidates should not ignore other topics given in the syllabus
    • Candidates should make note of important definations and formulae
  • 11:10 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    How to prepare the Current Affairs section of NDA exam?

    NDA current affairs include questions related to latest happenings in India and around the world. The topics covered under this section are politics, eminent personalities, sports, cinema, awards and recognitions, cultural events, science and technological breakthrough, government rules and policies, countries and prime ministers or presidents, countries and capitals, finance and banking, etc. Candidates should keep themselves updated by reading newspapers.

  • 10:09 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    How to prepare the Biology section of NDA exam?

    The Biology section carries topics such as cells and tissues, living and non-living organisms, human body and organs, development and reproduction in plants and animals, common epidemics – causes and preventions, balanced diet and food as an energy source for living beings, solar system, meteors, comets, eminent scientists and their achievements, etc. Candidates can refer to the high school books to clear their concepts.

  • 9:06 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    How to prepare for NDA Physics section?

    The tips and tricks to prepare for NDA exam are given below:

    • The syllabus of NDA physics is vast. Candidates must focus on the important topics that carry the maximum weightage such as Ohm’s Law, Mass, Force, and Momentum. Candidates should not ignore other topics given in the syllabus
    • Candidates should make note of important definations and formulae
  • 8:11 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Items to carry to the exam centre

    Candidates need to carry the following documents to the NDA exam centre:

    • NDA Admit Card Aadhaar Card (Original copy) or any other government photo-identity proof
    • Two Black Ball Point pen for marking your responses on the OMR sheet Analogue wrist watch as UPSC do not allow one with a digital display
    • Two photos similar to that on the admit card.
  • 7:01 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    Check list of NDA exam centres

    Candidates can check below the list of test cities where NDA will be conducted.

    Agartala

    Ghaziabad

    Panaji (Goa)

    Agra

    Gorakhpur

    Patna

    Ajmer

    Gurgaon

    Port Blair

    Ahmedabad

    Gwalior

    Prayagraj (Allahabad)

    Aizawl

    Hyderabad

    Puducherry

    Aligarh

    Imphal

    Pune

    Almora (Uttarakhand)

    Indore

    Raipur

    Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh)

    Itanagar

    Rajkot

    Aurangabad

    Jabalpur

    Ranchi

    Bengaluru

    Jaipur

    Sambalpur

    Bareilly

    Jammu

    Shillong

    Bhopal

    Jodhpur

    Shimla

    Bilaspur

    Jorhat

    Siligudi

    Chandigarh

    Kochi

    Srinagar

    Chennai

    Kohima

    Srinagar (Uttarakhand)

    Coimbatore

    Kolkata

    Thane

    Cuttack

    Kozhikode (Calicut)

    Thiruvananthapuram

    Dehradun

    Leh

    Tiruchirapalli

    Delhi

    Lucknow

    Tirupati

    Dharwad

    Ludhiana

    Udaipur

    Dispur

    Madurai

    Varanasi

    Faridabad

    Mumbai

    Vellore

    Gangtok

    Mysore

    Vijayawada

    Gaya

    Nagpur

    Vishakhapatnam

    Gautam Buddh Nagar

    Navi Mumbai

    Warangal

  • 6:07 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    What was NDA salary during training?

    NDA salary during the training period is given below.

    Training Stipend-NDA Stipend Amount (In INR)

    Stipend to Gentlemen Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service Academies i.e. during the training period at IMA.

    56,100 per month (Starting pay in Level 10)

  • 5:00 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is salary per month of NDA Officers?

    NDA salary per month for Lieutenant is between INR 56,100-1,77,500. The highest NDA salary for Officer is INR 2,50,000 per month for the Chief of Army Staff.

  • 4:08 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is NDA application fees?

    The application fee for NDA exam is INR 100 for General/OBC candidates and can be paid online or offline. No fee is required for SC/ST/Sons of JCOs, Women/NCOs, ORs. 

  • 3:01 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    When NDA 2 application form 2024 will be released?

    NDA 2 application form 2024 will be released on May 15, 2024. The last date to apply for the exam is June 4, 2024. 

  • 2:29 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card Live Updates 2024: When NDA 2 notification 2024 will be released?

    NDA 2 recruitment 2024 notification will be released on May 15, 2024. NDA 2 application form 2024 will be made available from May 15 to June 4, 2024.

  • 2:00 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Check Exam Day Guidelines

    The exam day guidelines for NDA 1 exam are given below:

    • The entry gate closes 10 minutes before the commencement of the exam. For the morning session, the entry closes at 9.50 am while for the afternoon session, the entry closes at 1.50 pm
    • Preserve the admit card till the declaration of the final NDA result 
    • Candidates are responsible for the safe custody of their NDA admit cards
    • Mobile phones, calculators, or any other electronic devices are banned inside the exam centre
    • Candidates should bring a black point pen for marking the answers
    • Candidates whose photograph is not printed on NDA admit card should bring photo identity proof and three passport-sized photographs for each session of the exam with an undertaking
    • Candidates are advised to visit their NDA exam centre at least one day in advance to avoid any hassle on the day of the exam
    • Use of normal or simple wristwatches is allowed inside the exam hall. Smartwatches are strictly prohibited
    • Wearing a mask is mandatory for all candidates
    • Candidates without a mask will not be allowed entry into the exam centre
    • Candidates need to remove their masks for verification 
    • Carry a personal bottle of small sanitiser (transparent bottle)
    • Social distancing, as well as personal hygiene, should be maintained inside the exam centre
  • 1:07 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    What if there are discrepancies in NDA admit card?

    After downloading NDA 1 admit card 2024, candidates are advised to check all the details carefully. In case there are discrepancies in the admit card, they should immediately inform the examination authority for correction.

  • 12:39 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    What if the NDA 1 admit card 2024 login page takes time to load?

    At times due to the heavy load on the server, NDA admit card login page takes time to download. Candidates should not panic rather wait for sometime and start downloading the admit card.

  • 12:24 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: What are the details mentioned in the admit card?

    NDA 1 admit card 2024 will comprise the following details.

    Personal Details Exam Details Exam Centre Details

    Candidate’s Name

    Exam Date

    Name of exam centre

    Date of birth

    Exam time

    Address of exam centre

    Roll number

    Reporting time

    City

    Photograph and signature

    -

    Centre code (if any)

     

  • 12:04 PM IST4 Apr 2024

    How can I download NDA admit card?

    The steps to download NDA admit card are given below: 

    • Visit the official website of UPSC 
    • Click 'NDA 1 admit card 2024' link
    • Enter the required credentials
    • NDA 1 admit card 2024 appears on the screen
    • Download the admit card and take its printout
  • 11:26 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is NDA 1 admit card 2024 expected release date?

    NDA 1 admit card 2024 is expected to be released anytime soon. The link to download the admit card is made available on the official website. However, the direct admit card will be provided on this page. Candidates can download their admit cards by entering the required credentials.

  • 11:10 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    How to prepare the Maths section of NDA exam?

    The tips and tricks to prepare for NDA exam are given below:

    • Candidates must have clarity in concepts 
    • Candidates should practice previous years' question papers
    • Candidates must attempt mock tests to improve accuracy
  • 10:00 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    Is there negative marking in NDA exam?

    There is a negative marking in NDA exam. For incorrect answers in GAT 1.33 marks are deducted. For incorrect answers in Maths 0.83 marks are deducted.

  • 9:04 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    In which mode NDA exam is conducted?

    NDA exam is conducted offline in pen and paper mode. The Maths paper is held in the morning shift- 10:00 AM-12:30 PM and GAT is held in the afternoon shift from 10:00 AM-12:30 PM. 

  • 8:00 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    What are the documents required for SSB interview?

    Candidates need to bring the following documents for SSB interview:

    • Original Class 12 passing certificate or equivalent in support of educational qualification
    • Certificate of eligibility for a certain category of students
    • Category or cast certificate applicable to SC, ST, OBC, etc
    • Identity and address proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Nivaas Pramaan Patra)
  • 7:05 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is the day-wise schedule of NDA SSB interview?

    The day-wise schedule of SSB interview is given below.

    Days Events

    Day 1

    Picture Perception Test and Description Test

    Day 2

    Psychology Tests

    Day 3

    Group Testing Officer’s Task

    Day 4

    Interview

    Day 5

    Conference

  • 6:01 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is the process of SSB Interview?

    • SSB Interview comprises two stages and is held for five days
    • Stage I consist of OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) and PP & DT (Picture Perception & Description Test)
    • Stage II consist of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests & the Conference
    • The complete NDA SSB Interview process will carry 900 marks
  • 5:00 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is sectional cut off in NDA exam?

    There are sectional cut off in NDA exam. Candidates need to secure 25 per cent in each section.

  • 4:01 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    Is it mandatory to carry the printed copy of the NDA Admit Card?

    It is not compulsory to take the colour printout of NDA admit card to the exam centre. Candidates need to bring the printout of the admit along with the (original) Photo Identity Card to the exam centre.

  • 3:07 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Where will I get the login page?

    NDA login page will be made available on the official website. However, the direct link to download the admit card will be provided on this page.

  • 2:01 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is NDA syllabus for Geography?

    NDA syllabus for Geography is given below.

    The Earth, its shape and size

    Ocean Currents and Tides Atmosphere and its composition

    Latitudes and Longitudes

    Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, Cyclones and Anticyclones; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation

    Concept of time

    Types of Climate

    International Date Line

    Major Natural regions of the World

    Movements of Earth and their effects

    Regional Geography of India—Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources; location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities

    Origin of Earth. Rocks and their classification

    Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India

    Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes

    Main items of Imports and Exports of India

  • 1:03 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    What is NDA syllabus for History?

    NDA syllabus for History is given below.

    Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance

    A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation

    Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence, French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution

    Freedom Movement in India

    Impact of Science and Technology on Society

    Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration

    Concept of one World

    Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India

    United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism

    Panchayati Raj

    Role of India in the present world

    Co-operatives and Community Development

    A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation

    Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State

    Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi

  • 12:00 AM IST4 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Which are the important topics for Trigonometry?

    The important topics for NDA Trigonometry are Angles and their measures in degrees and radians. Trigonometric ratios. Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions. Applications-Height and distance, properties of triangles.

  • 11:11 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    Which are the important topics for NDA Algebra section?

    The important topics for Algebra are Sets, Venn diagrams, De Morgan laws, Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation. Real numbers, Complex numbers, Modulus, Cube roots, Conversion of a number in Binary system to Decimals and vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations, Linear inequations, Permutation and Combination, Binomial theorem and Logarithms.

  • 10:06 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    Which are the important topics for matrices and determinants for NDA exam?

    The important topics for matrices and determinants are 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.

  • 9:04 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Which are the important topics for Calculus?

    The important topics for Calculus are 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, Continuity of functions, algebraic operations on continuous functions. Derivative of function at a point, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative-application. Derivatives of sum, product, and quotient of functions, derivative of a function concerning another function, derivative of a composite function. Second order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions. Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima.

  • 8:10 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is NDA preparation tips?

    The tips and tricks to prepare for NDA exam are given below:

    • Go through the exam pattern and syllabus
    • Solve and practice previous years' question papers to improve speed and accuracy
    • Candidates must attempt mock test
    • Candidates must clear their concepts of different topics by referring to good books
  • 7:05 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    Which are the best books for NDA Maths section?

    The best books for NDA Maths section are given.

    Book Name Author/Publisher

    Quantitative Aptitude for competitive examinations

    RS Aggarwal

    NDA Entrance Exam

    ES Ramasamy

    Mathematics for NDA/NA: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy

    RS Aggarwal

  • 6:00 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Which are the best books for NDA English preparation?

    The best books for NDA English preparation are given below.

    • Objective General English by SP Bakshi
    • Wren & Martin High School English Grammar and Composition
    • Word Power Made Easy by Norman & Lewis
  • 5:28 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    When NDA 1 answer key 2024 will be released?

    NDA 1 2024 answer key will be released after the exam is over on April 21, 2024. The answer key will be made available unofficially by the coaching institutes.

  • 5:13 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is final selection cut off for NDA 1?

    The previous years' final NDA 1 cut off is given below.

    Year NDA 1 cut off (Out of 1800 marks)

    2022

    720

    2021

    709

    2020

    723

    2019

    704

    2018

    705

    2017

    708

    2016

    656

  • 4:34 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: What is the training process of Air Force Cadets in NDA?

    Air Force Cadets receive flying training for a period of 1½ years. However, at the end of one year of successful training, they are given provisional commission in the rank of Flying Officer. After the Air Force Cadets successfully complete further training of six months they are absorbed as permanent commissioned officers on probation for a period of one year. Air Force Ground Duties Branch Cadets receive streamwise specialist training for one year. After the successful completion of training, they are given a provisional commission in the rank of Flying Officer. They are further absorbed as permanent commissioned officers on probation of one year.

  • 4:07 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is the training process of Naval Cadets in NDA?

    On passing out from the NDA, Naval cadets are selected for the Executive Branch of the Navy, and are also given further training at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala for one year and, on successful completion of the training, they are promoted to the rank of Sub Lieutenants. Candidates who are selected for the Naval Academy under (Class 12 Cadet Entry Scheme) are inducted as Cadets for four-year B Tech course in Applied Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (for Engineering Branch including Naval Architect specialization) or Electronics & Communication Engineering (for Electrical Branch) as per Naval requirements. After the candidates complete the course they are awarded B Tech Degree by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

  • 3:27 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is the training process of NDA Officers in Army?

    After the Army Cadets pass out from NDA, they go to the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Naval Cadets to Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala and Air Force cadets and Ground Duty-Non Tech streams to Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, and Air Force cadets of Ground Duty–Tech stream to Air Force Technical College, Bengaluru.

    At the IMA Army Cadets are known as Gentlemen Cadets and are given arduous military training which is for one year and it is aimed at turning them into officers capable of leading infantry Subunits. After the Cadets have completed the training as Gentlemen Cadets they are granted Permanent Commission in the rank of Lt subject to being medically fit in "SHAPE" one.

  • 3:01 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is NDA Chemistry syllabus?

    The important topics for the Chemistry section of NDA exam are given below.

    Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction. Acids, bases and salts. Carbon— different forms

    Physical and Chemical Changes

    Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial

    Elements

    Material used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches and Gunpowder

    Mixtures and Compounds

    Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom

    Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equation

    Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights

    Law of Chemical Combination (excluding problems)

    Valency

    Properties of Air and Water

  • 2:00 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is the marking scheme of NDA Maths exam?

    The marking scheme of NDA exam is given below.

    Total Marks

    300 Marks

    Total No. of Questions

    120

    Correct Answer 

    2.5 marks

    Marks deducted for the wrong answer

    - 0.83

    Total duration of Mathematics Paper 

    2 Hours 30 Minutes

  • 1:30 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is the distribution of questions in Maths section of NDA exam?

    The distribution of questions in Maths exam are given below.

    Topic Questions

    Calculus

    20-25

    Quadratic equation

    20-15

    Matrices & Determinants 

    30

    Probability

    10

    Trigonometry

    30

    Complex number 

    10-15

  • 1:09 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Check Previous Years' Cut offs for NDA 1 exam

    Candidates can check below previous years' NDA 1 cut off.

    Year NDA 1 cut off (Out of 900 marks)

    2022

    360 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

    2021

    343 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

    2020

    355 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

    2019

    342 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

    2018

    338 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

    2017

    342 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

    2016

    288 (With at least 25% marks in each Subject)

  • 12:34 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: What is NDA Tie-Breaking Policy?

    In case of equal marks in aggregate, the candidate senior in age may be placed at higher rank. In case of the candidates having same age and same aggregate marks, the candidate getting higher aggregate score in written papers may be placed at higher rank.

  • 12:05 PM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Do I need to carry passport-size photograph to the exam centre?

    Candidates are required to carry two passport-sized photographs to the exam centre. The photographs should be the same as the ones uploaded during the registration process

  • 11:35 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: What details to enter in the login page?

    NDA admit card can be downloaded either by entering roll number or registration number. If candidates select the option to download the admit card with registration number, they need to enter the registration number, date of birth, and random image. If candidates select the roll number option, they need to enter the roll number, date of birth, and random image.

  • 11:11 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is NDA syllabus for Current Affairs?

    NDA syllabus for Current Affairs is given below.

    Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in the recent years

    Prominent personalities—both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports

    Current important world events

    -

  • 10:56 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 2024 Admit Card Expected Today

    NDA 1 2024 admit card is expected to be released today on the official website of UPSC. However, we will provide the direct link to download the admit card. The admit card can be downloaded by entering the required credentials.

  • 10:09 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is NDA Physics syllabus?

    Physical Properties and States of Matter

    Modes of transference of Heat

    Mass

    Sound waves and their properties

    Weight

    Simple musical instruments

    Volume

    Rectilinear propagation of Light

    Density and Specific Gravity

    Reflection and refraction

    Principle of Archimedes

    Spherical mirrors and Lenses

    Pressure Barometer

    Human Eye

    Motion of objects

    Natural and Artificial Magnets

    Velocity and Acceleration

    Properties of a Magnet

    Newton’s Laws of Motion

    Earth as a Magnet

    Force and Momentum

    Static and Current Electricity

    Parallelogram of Forces

    Conductors and Non-conductors

    Stability and Equilibrium of bodies

    Ohm’s Law

    Gravitation

    Simple Electrical Circuits

    Elementary ideas of work

    Heating, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current

    Power and Energy

    Measurement of Electrical Power

    Effects of Heat

    Primary and Secondary Cells

    Measurement of Temperature and Heat

    Use of X-Rays ,General Principles in the working of Simple Pendulum, Simple Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightning Conductors, Safety Fuses.

  • 9:12 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is NDA syllabus for English?

    NDA syllabus for English is given below.

    • Grammar & usage
    • Comprehension & cohesion
    • Spotting of errors
    • Para Jumbling
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Synonyms & Antonyms
    • Vocabulary
    • Cloze Test
    • Idioms & Proverbs
    • Completion of Sentence & Para
    • Sentence Correction & Improvement
  • 8:07 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is NDA syllabus for Maths?

    NDA syllabus for Maths is given below.

    Topics Sub-Topics

    Algebra

    Sets, Venn diagrams, De Morgan laws, Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation. Real numbers, Complex numbers, Modulus, Cube roots, Conversion of a number in Binary system to Decimals and vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations, Linear inequations, Permutation and Combination, Binomial theorem and Logarithms.

    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, Continuity of functions, algebraic operations on continuous functions. Derivative of function at a point, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative-application. 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

    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.

    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.

    Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples. General and particular solution of differential equations, solution of first order and first-degree differential equations of various types—examples. Application in problems of growth and decay.

    Trigonometry

    Angles and their measures in degrees and in radians. Trigonometric ratios. Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions. Applications-Height and distance, properties of triangles.

    Vector Algebra

    Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude, and direction of a vector. Unit and null vectors, the 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.

    Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimension

    Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system, Distance formula, Equation of a line in various forms. The angle between two lines. Distance of a point from a line. Equation of a circle in standard and in a general form. Standard forms of parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola. Eccentricity and axis of a conic. Point in a three-dimensional space, the 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.

    Statistics and Probability

    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 Binomial distribution.

  • 7:00 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    How many candidates qualify NDA exam?

    Around two to three Lacs candidates apply for NDA exam. The written exam of NDA is cleared by around 8000 to 10,000 candidates.

  • 6:03 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is the career growth of NDA Officers?

    The career growth of NDA officers is given below.

    Army Navy Air Force Selection criteria

    Lieutenant

    Sub Lieutenant

    Flying Officer

    On being Commissioned

    Captain

    Lieutenant

    Flight Lieutenant

    After 2 years of service

    Major

    Lt  Commander

    Squadron Leader

    After 6 years of service

    Lieutenant Colonel

    Commander

    Wing Commander

    13 years of service

    Colonel(Selection)

    Captain (Selection)

    Group Captain (Selection)

    On Selection

    Colonel (Time Scale)

    Captain (Time Scale)

    Group Captain (Time Scale)

    26 years of service

    Brigadier

    Commodore

    Air Commodore

    On Selection

    Major General

    Rear Admiral

    Air Vice Marshal

    On Selection

    Lieutenant General

    Vice Admiral

    Air Marshal

    On Selection

    General

    Admiral

    Air Chief Marshal

    On Selection

  • 5:14 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What are the allowances offered to NDA Officers?

    The allowances offered to NDA Officers are given below:

    • Uniform Allowance
    • As per the post-Compensatory Field Area Allowance
    • As per the post, the Compensatory Modified Field Area Allowance
    • Dearness and Transport Allowance (DA/TA)
    • Para Allowance
    • Para jump instructor Allowance
    • Para Reserve Allowance
    • Technical Allowance Tier 1
    • Technical Allowance Tier 2
    • Special Forces Allowance
    • Children's Education Allowance
    • Hostel Subsidy
  • 4:08 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is the rank-wise salary of NDA Officers?

    The rank-wise salary of NDA Officers is given below.

    Ranks NDA salary (In INR)

    Lt to Maj

    Lt: Level 10 (56,100-1,77,500)

    Capt: Level10 B (61,300-1,93,900)

    Maj: Level 11 (69,400-2,07,200)

    Lt Col to Maj Gen

    Lt Col: Level 12A (1,21,200-2,12,400)

    Col: Level 13 (1,30,600-2,15,900)

    Brig: Level 13A (1,39,600-2,17,600)

    Maj Gen - Level 14 (1,44,200-2,18,200)

    Lt Gen to HAG Scale

    Level 15 (1, 82, 200-2,24,100)

    HAG+Scale

    Level 16 (2,05,400-2,24,400)

    VCOAS/ArmyCdr/Lt Gen (NFSG)

    Level 17 (2,25,000) (fixed)

    COAS

    Level 18 (2,50,000) (fixed)

  • 3:10 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is the stipend given to NDA Officers during training?

    The stipend given to Gentlemen Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during training period at IMA is INR 56,100 for NDA exam. After the successful training, the NDA salary of the Officer Commissioned will be fixed in the first Cell of Level 10.

  • 2:04 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: How many vacancies were announced?

    NDA 1 2024 vacancies are given below.

    Academy Wings No. of Vacancies

    NDA

    Army 

    208 (including 10 for female candidates)

    Navy 

    42 (including 03 12 6 for female candidates)

    Air Force 

    Flying- 92 (including 02 for female candidates)

    Ground Duties (Tech)-18 (including 02 for female candidates)

    Ground Duties (Non Tech)-10 (including 02 for female candidates)

    Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)

    -

    30 (including 09 for female candidates)

    Total

     

    400

  • 1:01 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What is NDA syllabus for GAT?

    The GAT syllabus of NDA is divided into two partsPart A comprises questions from English, while Part B carries questions from General Knowledge. Questions in English part are asked from Grammar and Usage, Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Cohesion. Questions in General Knowledge are asked from Physics, Chemistry, Social Studies, General Science, Geography, and Current Events.

  • 12:03 AM IST3 Apr 2024

    What NDA syllabus for Maths?

    NDA syllabus for Maths comprises Algebra, Calculus, Matrices and Determinants, Integral Calculus and Differential Equations, Trigonometry, Vector Algebra, Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimension and Statistics and  Probability. 

  • 11:00 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    What is the qualifying marks for NDA exam?

    Candidates need to secure the overall and section-wise qualifying marks or cutoff marks in the exam. Candidates need to secure 25 per cent in each section. 

  • 10:30 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    What is NDA marking scheme?

    The marking scheme for NDA exam is given below.

    Subject NDA Negative Marking
    GAT -1.33
    Maths -0.83
  • 10:00 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    NDA Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: What is the structure of the exam?

    The structure of NDA 1 exam pattern is given below.

    Papers Subject Maximum marks Duration

    Paper 1

    Mathematics

    300

    2 ½

    Paper 2

    GAT

    600

    2 ½

    Total

    900

    5 hours

  • 9:30 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    How many papers are there in NDA exam?

    NDA exam comprises two papers-Maths and GAT. The total marks allotted to the exam are 900. Candidates qualifying the written exam are called for SSB interview.

  • 9:11 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Where will I find the admit card link?

    The link to download NDA 1 admit card 2024 will be made available on the official website. However, we will provide the direct link to download the admit card.

  • 8:30 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    Which are the items not permitted inside NDA exam centre?

    Mobile phones, calculators, or any other electronic devices are banned inside the exam centre. Candidates should not carry the banned items to the exam centre.

  • 8:00 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Which are the items permitted inside the exam centre?

    Candidates should bring a black point pen for marking the answers. Candidates whose photograph is not clearly printed on NDA admit card should bring photo-identity proof and three passport-sized photographs for each session of the exam with an undertaking.

  • 7:30 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    What documents do I need to carry along with NDA admit card?

    Candidates need to bring the following documents such as Passport/Driving License/Voter ID/Aadhar card/College/School ID card along with NDA admit card. 

  • 7:03 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    NDA 1 Admit Card Live Updates: In how many cities NDA exam is conducted?

    The list of test cities is given below.

    Agartala

    Ghaziabad

    Panaji (Goa)

    Agra

    Gorakhpur

    Patna

    Ajmer

    Gurgaon

    Port Blair

    Ahmedabad

    Gwalior

    Prayagraj (Allahabad)

    Aizawl

    Hyderabad

    Puducherry

    Aligarh

    Imphal

    Pune

    Almora (Uttarakhand)

    Indore

    Raipur

    Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh)

    Itanagar

    Rajkot

    Aurangabad

    Jabalpur

    Ranchi

    Bengaluru

    Jaipur

    Sambalpur

    Bareilly

    Jammu

    Shillong

    Bhopal

    Jodhpur

    Shimla

    Bilaspur

    Jorhat

    Siligudi

    Chandigarh

    Kochi

    Srinagar

    Chennai

    Kohima

    Srinagar (Uttarakhand)

    Coimbatore

    Kolkata

    Thane

    Cuttack

    Kozhikode (Calicut)

    Thiruvananthapuram

    Dehradun

    Leh

    Tiruchirapalli

    Delhi

    Lucknow

    Tirupati

    Dharwad

    Ludhiana

    Udaipur

    Dispur

    Madurai

    Varanasi

    Faridabad

    Mumbai

    Vellore

    Gangtok

    Mysore

    Vijayawada

    Gaya

    Nagpur

    Vishakhapatnam

    Gautam Buddh Nagar

    Navi Mumbai

    Warangal

  • 6:52 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    What is NDA selection process?

    NDA selection process comprises written exam and SSB interview. Qualified candidates will be placed in a single combined list on the basis of total marks secure in the written exam and SSB interview. Final allocation is done based on the number of vacancies, eligibility, medical fitness and merit-cum-preference of the candidates. 

  • 6:51 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    In how many shifts NDA exam is conducted?

    NDA shift timings are given below.

    Shift Timing
    Morning  10.00 am to 12:30 pm
    Afternoon 2.00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • 6:49 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    NDA Admit Card 2024 Live Updates: Will I receive the hard copy of admit card?

    NDA 1 admit card 2024 will be released online. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. Candidates need to download their admit cards online only.

  • 6:39 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    How to correct errors in NDA 1 admit card?

    After downloading NDA 1 admit card, candidates should check the details mentioned on it. If any candidate does not receive the NDA admit card one week before the exam or there is an error in the same, they should contact the examination authority immediately. Candidates should provide the following details while reporting any issue:

    • Name and year of the examination
    • Registration ID (RID)
    • Roll number (if received)
    • Name of candidate (in full and in block letters)
    • Postal address as given in the NDA application form
  • 6:38 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    What details are mentioned in NDA 1 Admit Card?

    The following details are mentioned in NDA 1 admit card:

    Personal Details

    Exam Details

    Exam Centre Details

    Candidate’s Name

    Exam Date

    Name of exam centre

    Date of birth

    Exam time

    Address of exam centre

    Roll number

    Reporting time

    City

    Photograph and signature

    -

    Centre code (if any)

  • 6:37 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    What are the steps to download NDA 1 Admit Card 2024?

    The steps to download NDA 1 admit card 2024 are given below:

    • Visit the official website of UPSC
    • Click the ‘NDA 1 Admit Card 2024’ link on the home page
    • Enter the required details
    • NDA 1 admit card 2024 appears on the screen
    • Download the admit card and save it
  • 6:35 PM IST2 Apr 2024

    When NDA 1 Admit Card 2024 will be released?

    NDA 1 admit card 2024 will be released soon by UPSC. The admit card for the written exam will be made available for all the registered candidates. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter the required credentials.

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