NDA- AN INTRODUCTION


NDA examination is held twice a year; once in April and then in September/October every year. The examination syllabus includes the NCERT syllabus of class XI and XII. It is observed that more emphasis is given on class XI as indicated in the last few years.
A natural flair for Mathematics and English is a prerequisite for clearing the written exam and further qualification for the SSB. Great emphasis is laid on the subject skills other than leadership and other skills required to be an officer in the defence forces.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION NDA


The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subjects will be as follows:-

Subject

Code

Duration
(hrs.)

Maximum marks

Math

01

2

300

General ability test

02

2

600

 

 

Total

900

SSB Test/Interview

 

 

900

General Ability Test Comprise the following:-
 Part - A
English                                  200 Marks
 Part - B
General Knowledge        400 Marks

  • Physics               100 Marks
  • Chemistry            60  Marks
  • Gen. Science       40 Marks
  • S.Studies         80 Marks
  • Geography           80 Marks
  • Current Events    40 Marks

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

• Entrance test to be held in January every year.
• List of qualified cadets will be declared.
• Interview for final selection in the 1st week of February.
• Session commences in April.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


Candidates must be
• State domicile holder
• Unmarried
• Age -16.5-19.5 (Years)
• Studying in class 10th (CBSE,ICSE,Any state Board)
• Medical fitness Certificate

ENTRANCE TEST

• Syllabus covered in 10th
• Subjects- English, Math, Science.
• Multiple choice questions
• OMR sheet will be provided
• Negative marking.
• Test Centre in Chandigarh or Mohali.
• Sample question papers availableon www.missionnda.com

INTERVIEW


Interview will be conducted in February/March in Mohali or Chandigarh by a panel of Army Officers and experts on following skills;
• Intelligent Quotient (I.Q)
• Self Confidence
• Personality Traits
• Body language
After interview, the declared result shall be final.

WHAT CDA OFFERS TO STUDENTS

• Result oriented, highly qualified and experienced faculty.
• Schooling of the cadets in the best schools of Chandigarh/Mohali.
• CDA prepares the cadets for CBSE Board Exams, NDA and other competitive exams (IIT-JEE|CET|PARA-MED.|AGRICULTURE)
• Special emphasis on Personality development, Life Skills and communication
• Knowledge based experiential sessions by accomplished defence officers.
• Physical Training Programs (cadets are taken for trekking and other fitness exercises)
• Cultural activities organized time to time.
• Educational tours, special visits to Army Schools and campus.
• Provision of uniforms for CDA cadets. Hostel facilities include:
• Furnished accommodation.
• Spacious rooms.
• Hygienic food.
• Laundry facility available.
• Environment for uninterrupted study.
• Medical facility.
• Safe and sound campus supervised 24 7 by wardens and vigilant security persons.
• Provision of various indoor and outdoor sports.

 

795 Folsom Ave, Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94107