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National Defence Academy NDA NA II 2018 Written Examination

Before start NDA preparation, it is very important to introduce yourself with the overall syllabus from where the questions will be raised.  The NDA NA II Exam pattern comprises of Mathematics subject and General Ability. Below we have mentioned the detailed UPSC NDA 2 Syllabus 2018.
Every Year UPSC organizes the National Defense Academy & Naval Academy Exam twice i.e Examination I & Examination II. Aspirants strictly prepare for the written examination by taking the help of enclosed UPSC NDA 2 Syllabus 2018. Candidates before appearing for the written examination go through the UPSC NDA NA (II) 2018 Syllabus.
NDA NA 2 Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Because without having the knowledge of the UPSC National Defense Academy & Naval Academy Exam Syllabus 2018, aspirants cannot qualify the written test. Also, check the Union Public Service Commission NDANA II Exam pattern in the below section. Access the Union PSC NDA NA Exam 1 & 2 Syllabus and Previous papers from our site for a better preparation.

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UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy 2018 Summary

Name of Exam – National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination NDA (I) (II) 2018
Board of Organization – Union Public Service Commission UPSC
No of Vacancy – 415 Posts
Category –  Syllabus & Exam pattern
Official Websitewww.upsc.gov.in
Date of Exam – NDA (I) 22nd April 2018 | NDA (II) 9th September 2018

NDA NA 2018 Syllabus: Union Public Service Commission paper 1 & paper 2

UPSC NDA Eligibility Details 2018

For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
Note: Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

www.upsc.gov.in @ NDA / NA (II) 2018 Written Examination Recruitment

Selection Process

The NDA selection process has been divided into sections, i.e. SSB Interview & Medical Examination. The detailed process is mentioned below.
Two-stage selection procedure based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test has been introduced at Selection Centres/Air Force Selection Boards/Naval Selection Boards. All the candidates will be put to stage-one test on first day of reporting at Selection Centres/Air Force Selection Boards/Naval Selection Boards.

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  • Written Examination
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination

Important Dates

Exam Dates for NDA (I) 2018

Events Dates
Notification published 15th January 2018
Application form available 15th January 2018
Last date for filling the application 5th February 2018 (6:00 PM)
Admit card announced 1 or 2 weeks before the exam
Exam date 22nd April 2018
Result announcement May 2018

Exam Dates for NDA (II) 2018

Events Dates
Notification published 6th June 2018
Application form available 6th June 2018
Last date for filling the application 2nd July 2018
Admit card announced 1 or 2 weeks before the exam
Exam date 9th September 2018
Result announcement October 2018


UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy 2018 Examination

Exam Centre for NDA II 

The Examination will be held at the following Centres
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam.
Important Note: Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the first-apply-first-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice.

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UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy 2018 for NDA / NA 2 Exam First and Second

Syllabus for UPSC NDA / NA (I) & (II) 2018 Examination

Paper 1 (Mathematics: 300 Marks)

  • ALGEBRA
  • MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS
  • TRIGONOMETRY
  • ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY OF TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS
  • DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS
  • INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
  • VECTOR ALGEBRA
  • STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

ALGEBRA
Concept of set, operations on sets, Venn diagrams. De Morgan laws, Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation.
Representation of real numbers on a line. Complex numbers—basic properties, modulus, argument, cube roots of unity. Binary system of numbers. Conversion of a number in decimal system to binary system and 17 vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Solution of linear inequations of two variables by graphs. Permutation and Combination. Binomial theorem and its applications. Logarithms and their applications.
MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS
Types of matrices, operations on matrices. Determinant of a matrix, basic properties of determinants. Adjoin 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.
TRIGONOMETRY
Angles and their measures in degrees and in radians. Trigonometrical ratios. Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions. Applications-Height and distance, properties of triangles.
ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY OF TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS
Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system. Distance formula. Equation of a line in various forms. Angle between two lines. Distance of a point from a line. Equation of a circle in standard and in general form. Standard forms of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Eccentricity and axis of a conic. Point in a three dimensional space, 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.
DIFFERENTIAL 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—examples. Continuity of functions—examples, algebraic operations on continuous functions.
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.
VECTOR ALGEBRA
Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude and direction of a vector. Unit and null vectors, 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.

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Paper 2 (General Ability: 600 Marks)

Part ‘A’—ENGLISH
The question paper in English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workman like use of words. The syllabus covers various aspects like : Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.
Part ‘B’—GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
The question paper on General Knowledge will broadly cover the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and Current Events.
Section A – Physics
Motion of objects, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Velocity and Acceleration, Power and Energy, Sound waves and their properties, Simple musical instruments, Natural and Artificial Magnets, Properties of a Magnet, Earth as a Magnet, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightening Conductors, Safety Fuses, Simple Pendulum.
Simple Pulleys, Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer, Effects of Heat, change of State and Latent Heat, Modes of transference of Heat, Rectilinear propagation of Light, Reflection and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses. Human Eye, Static and Current Electricity, Measurement of temperature and heat, conductors and Non-conductors, Ohm’s Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current, Measurement of Electrical Power, Primary and Secondary Cells, Use of X-Rays.
Section B – Chemistry
Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon-Di-oxide, Oxidation and Reduction, Material used in the preparation of substances like soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches, and Gun-Powder, Carbon – different forms, Physical and Chemical changes. Symbols, Formulas and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination (excluding problems). Properties of Air and Water, Acids, bases and salts, Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Fertilizers – Natural and Artificial, Elementary ideas about the Structure of Atom, Atomic, Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.
Section C – General Science
Basis of Life – Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues, Constituents of food, Balanced Diet, Achievements of Eminent Scientists, Difference between the living and non-living, Elementary knowledge of human Body and its important organs, Food – Source of Energy for man, Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals, Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention, The Solar System – Meteors and Comets, Eclipses.
Section D – History
Freedom Movement in India, Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State, Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation, Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India, Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration, Panchayati Raj, Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance, Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence, French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution, Impact of Science and Technology on Society, Concept of one World, United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism, Co-operatives and Community Development, Role of India in the present world.
Section E – Geography
Origin of Earth, Weathering – Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and volcanoes, Atmosphere and its composition, Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Rocks and their classification, Planetary Winds, cyclones and Anti-cyclones, Humidity, Condensation and Precipitation,  Major Natural regions of the World, Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India. Main items of Imports and Exports of India, Types of Climate, The Earth, its shape and size, Lattitudes and Longitudes, Concept of time, International Date Line, Movements of Earth and their effects, Ocean Currents and Tides, Regional Geography of India – Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources, location and distribution of agricultural and industrial activities.
Section F – Current Events
Current important world events, 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.
It is not compulsory that the topics mentioned above will surely come in the examination. The question paper does not remain consistent, it changes every year. It may happen that the question paper will consists of the topic not discussed here.

Exam Pattern for UPSC NDA / NA (I) & (II) 2018 Examination

Exam Types Part Subjects Name Marks Durations
 
Objective Types
Part 1 Mathematics 300 2 ½ hours
Part 2 General Ability Test 600 2 ½ hours
Total 900 Marks
SSB Test / Interview 900 Marks
  1. In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.
  2. The Papers In All The Subjects Will Consist Of Objective Type Questions Only. The Question Papers (Test Booklets) Of Mathematics And Part “B” Of General Ability Test Will Be Set Bilingually In Hindi As Well As English.
  3. The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.
  4. Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.
  5. The candidates are not permitted to use calculator or Mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets). They should not therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.

Note: There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate. One third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

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NDA NA 2 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Physical Standard Test

“Individual’s weight is considered normal if it is within ±10% departure from average weight given in the table I and II”. However, in individuals with heavy bones and broad build as well as individuals with thin build but otherwise healthy this may be relaxed to some extent on merit.
NOTE 1: To meet special requirement as a pilot in the Air Force the acceptable measurements of leg length, thigh length and sitting height will be as under:

Description Minimum Maximum
Leg length 99.00 cms 120.00 cms.
Thigh Length 64.00 cms
Sitting Height 81.50 cms 96.00 cms

Physical conditioning: Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition, by following the under mentioned routine:

  • Running 2.4 km in 15 minutes
  • Skipping
  • Pushups and sit ups (minimum 20 each)
  • Chin ups (minimum 08)
  • Rope climbing 3-4 meters.

UPSC NDA Admit Card 2018: The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available on the UPSC website (upsc.gov.in) for being downloaded by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid & active e-mail id while filling up online application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.

NDA NA 2 Cut off for Written Exam out of 900

Year

NDA 1 cut off

NDA 2 cut off

2017

342 (With 25 % in each subject)

258 (With 25 % in each subject)

2016

288 (With 25 % in each subject)

229 (With at least 20% marks in each subject)

2015

306 (With at least 30% marks in each Subject)

269 (With 25 % in each subject)

NDA NA Cut off for SSB Interview out of 1800

Year

NDA 1 cut off

NDA 2 cut off

2017

708

624

2016

656

602

2015

674

637

Last 10 Years (2008 -2017) www.upsc.gov.in UPSC NDA NA Previous Papers PDF Free Download

2017 – UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Previous Year Question Papers PDF

2016 – UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Model Question Papers Free PDF

2015 – Download UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Practice Question Papers PDF

2014 – UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Model Question Papers Free PDF Download

2013 – Download UPSC NDA NA Solved Question Papers With Solutions PDF

2012 – UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Old Exam Question Papers PDF

2011 – Download UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Sample Papers PDF

2010 – Past Years UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Exam Question Papers

2009 – UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Old Year Question Papers PDF Download

2008 – UPSC NDA NA 1 & 2 Old Year Question Papers PDF Download

Previous years’ NDA Cut off for Written Exam out of 900

Year

NDA 1 cut off

NDA 2 cut off

2017

342 (With 25 % in each subject)

258 (With 25 % in each subject)

2016

288 (With 25 % in each subject)

229 (With at least 20% marks in each subject)

2015

306 (With at least 30% marks in each Subject)

269 (With 25 % in each subject)

Previous Years’ NDA Cut off for SSB Interview out of 1800

Year

NDA 1 cut off

NDA 2 cut off

2017

708

624

2016

656

602

2015

674

637

UPSC NDA NA (II) 2018 Written Examination Details

Document Verification

A certificate of eligibility for fee exemption is required to be obtained by all such candidates from the Principals concerned individually and produced for verification at the time of SSB Test/Interview by the candidates who are declared qualified for the SSB Test/Interview.]
Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.

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