UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2020: Check NDA Exam Pattern From Here

NDA Exam Pattern:

 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts NDA (National defense academy) and National Academy (NA) Exam (II) twice in a year for admission into Army, Navy, and Air Force Wings. Minimum Educational Qualification is 12th Class pass in 10+2 Pattern. The UPSC NDA & NA exam pattern details are given below…

Exam Pattern:

The UPSC NDA exam comprises of 2 stages.
I.  Written Examination
II.  Interview

I. Written Examination: There will be 2 papers in NDA (National defense academy) and National Academy (NA) written exam. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective-type questions only. The question papers of Mathematics & Part B of the General Ability Test will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English. The time duration for each paper is 2 ½ Hours. Subjects & Maximum Marks details are mentioned below.

Scheme of Examination:

S. NoSubjectsTime DurationMaximum Marks
1Mathematics2 ½ Hours300
2General Ability Test2 ½ Hours600
SSB Test/ Interview900

i. In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.
ii. The Commission have the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination
iii. The candidates are not permitted to use a calculator or mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective-type papers.


 Candidates who select in the written examination are called for Interview which is conducted by SSB.

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