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UPSC NDA 2017 Exam Details :

The UPSC board has released an official notification regarding NDA-I exam 2017 on 18th January 2017 and the last date to apply was 10th February 2017. NDA (I) 2017 Exam will tentatively organize on 23rd April 2017 and NDA (II) 2017 Exam will organize on 10th September 2017. NDA first exam notification has been released on the official website and online registration closed now. Moreover, NDA II Exam Notification will going to be release on 7th June and last date of submit application form will be 30th June 2017.

NDA is the national training academy. This academy gives army specific training to the selected candidates in the NDA exam. The NDA is the ideal institution for the best youth in the country who want to be an army officer. This academy is established on 7th September 1954 and founded by the Jawaharlal Nehru (ex-prime minister of India) on 6th October 1949. This exam is organized two times in a year, NDA-1 in the month of April and NDA 2 in the month of September. All the details regarding NDA exam will be provided on the official website of the UPSC. This is the great opening for the youth who want to choose defense as the career. If you are fascinated by the Army and want to serve our country, then you can apply for NDA.

Brief Note on UPSC: UPSC is established by the government of India (GOI) on 1 October 1926.It is the national sponsor who conducts the NDA. Its official website is where you can find all the notification regarding NDA 2017. The headquarters of the UPSC is located in New Delhi, India. The current chairman of UPSC is Mr. David Reid Syiemlieh.

Every year, a large number of candidates apply for the NDA exam and the amount of application is increasing year by year which is making the competition hard-hitting. To apply for NDA 2017, first, you must need to go through all the details regarding it. Let us explain you the vacancy details, eligibility criteria, application procedure, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and selection procedure. Don’t worry, to know all this you do not need to go anywhere we will clarify you all the fine points concerning NDA 2017 Examination.

Wait is over!! The UPSC has announced the details about the NDA vacancy 2017. Total 355 posts (APPROX.) are vacant for NDA 2017. The vacancy details are divided among the three sections: Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force academy and Indian Military Academy.

Indian Naval Academy 92 Posts
Indian Air Force academy 208 Posts
Indian Military Academy 55 Posts

These are the total vacancies which are divided among the three armed forces of the country. Let us move on to the eligibility criteria NDA 2017.

NDA 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

Before moving further, you must check if you are eligible for the NDA recruitment 2017. The salient points to be considered during figuring out eligibility criteria is Educational qualification, Age limit, and nationality. Let us check whether you are satisfying the eligibility standards of NDA 2017 or not.

*important note- only unmarried male candidates can apply for NDA 2017.

Age Relaxation

There is age relaxation for the reserved category which comes under the government norms. You can check for it more. Visit

Educational Qualification (Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force academy and Indian Military Academy). 10+2 or its equivalent passed or pursuing from government recognized Institute or board.
Age Limit 18- 20 years
Nationality Candidates must have Indian Nationality. A Bhutan or Nepal, Tibetan refugee came to India before 1st January,1962 are allowed but they should have the intention to settle permanently in India.
Physical standards After written exam the medical examination will be held by the SSB to ensure, Candidates physical fitness. Medical tests like Gynecomastia, Tonsillitis, Varicocele, Overweight/Underweight, Undersized Chest, Piles, Wax (Ears), Deviated Nasal Septum, Hydrocele/ Phimosis.

Special requirement for Air force pilot

Special OR Specific Requirements for Air Force Pilot

Leg length =99.00cm 120.00cm

Thigh length =Max 64.00cm

Sitting height =81.50cm 96.00cm

UPSC NDA 2017 Important Date :

We patterned all the data dealing with the NDA 2017 Eligibility Criteria and application procedure. The application form will be out on its official website and it should be filled by the 21 days of declaring. The payment should be made on time otherwise your application form will be rejected. All other latest notification will be updated on their official website. Now straight away Let us check out dates of important events.

Events NDA I 2017 Dates NDA II 2017 Dates
UPSC NDA 2017 Notification Release Date 18th January 2017 7th June 2017
Starting Date of NDA 2017 Online Form 18th January 2017 7th June 2017
Last Date to Submit NDA 2017 Application Form 10th February 2017 30th June 2017
NDA 2017 Admit Card Release Date March/April 2017 August 2017
NDA 2017 Exam Date 23rd April 2017 10th September 2017

UPSC NDA 2017 Online Form :

If you are satisfying the eligibility criteria, you must follow the application procedure. Here we will elaborate all the steps for the application NDA 2017. To fill the online application form, you have to visit the official website of the UPSC form will have two parts, you have to fill it one by one. In order to your convenience, we will describe all the steps for NDA 2017 application procedure.

How to apply for NDA 2017 Exam?

  • Visit the official website
  • You will land on the homepage of UPSC, from there select NDA notification.
  • Now click on the notification of application process NDA 2017.
  • When you will click on that notification, the form will be displayed along with the instruction set. The form will be divided into two parts.
  • Firstly, you have to fill part -1 which consist of your personal details.
  • Read carefully all the instruction stated in it.
  • After reading all the instructions, fill the part-1 of the NDA 2017 Application form.
  • Fill all the information correctly otherwise your form will be rejected.
  • Upload you scanned photograph and signature, in required column. This will appear in the Part-2 form.
  • Read sensibly all the details after filling it in the form. Make the correct changes which are required in the form and read it again.
  • If your data is correct then click on the submit button.
  • Pay the requisite fees for the application form NDA 2017.
  • Now, the confirmation page will display.
  • Take out the of the application form and close all the tabs.
  • Your application form is submitted now. You will get an update in your e- mail account.

These steps are the expanded view of the application procedure. Hope you have understood all the steps.

Click here- Check UPSC NDA NA I 2017 Notification 

Click here- Apply NDA NA I Online Form (Part I) 

Click here- Apply NDA NA I Online Form (Part II) 

Click here- Instruction to apply online 

NDA 2017 Application Fee :

Now a moreover question is, How to pay the requisite fee? The Payment is done by the debit card or the credit card. You can also pay the fees charges by internet banking. If the candidate is not able to pay through online mode, they can pay fees through offline mode (in nearest SBI bank).

General Rs. 100/-
SC/ST/sons of serving/ex-Junior Commissioned Officers or equivalent Exempted

NDA 2017 Exam Pattern :

The exam paper UPSC NDA 2017 is divided into two section: part-1 and part-2.

Part-1 is consist of the mathematical part and part-2 is consist of the general ability. The total maximum marks are 900 and total duration is 5 hours. For every wrong answer in the section the marks will be deducted from the total score -0.83 for Math, -1.33 for English, -1.33 for GK and 2.5 for math, 4 for English, 4 for GK will be awarded for each right answer.

Total questions 270
Total duration 5 hours
Negative marking -0.83 for Math, -1.33 for English, -1.33 for GK mark for each wrong answer
Marking 2.5 for math, 4 for English, 4 for GK will be awarded for right answers
Language English or Hindi
Subjects Mathematics, English and general ability (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, GK, History, and geography).

These are the significant details which should be evoked during the exam as well as during preparation for NDA 2017. Now start discussing on the most important topic i.e. UPSC NDA 2017 Exam syllabus.

NDA 2017 Syllabus :

The syllabus of NDA 2017 exam is explained in the table below:

Mathematics Number System, Unitary method compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation, Elementary Number Theory. H.C.F. and L.C.M, Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms, Algebra, trigonometry, geometry, areas, menstruation and statistics.
General ability English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, GK, History, geography etc.

We have explained you important points regarding exam pattern, Exam syllabus, and important dates. Now let us move on to the next topic selection procedure NDA 2017.


Cadets selected in NDA 2017 will receive a stipend of Rs.21, 000/- p.m. (Rs.15, 600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs.5, 400/-) during the entire session of training. The period of training is not treated as appointed service.

NDA 2017 Selection Procedure :

After successful submission of the application form, finally, you have to download your admit card from the official website of UPSC.

  • Firstly, when you will submit your application form, the confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.
  • After some days, on the above-mentioned date, they will release admit card for NDA 2017 on the UPSC website.
  • To download the admit card NDA 2017, visit the official website
  • Download admit card NDA 2017 Exam.
  • Now secondly, you have to appear at exam center on the specified date of the online exam mentioned on your admit card.
  • After successful submission of examination, answer copies. The results will be updated on the official website of UPSC.

UPSC NDA Admit Card 2017 :

NDA I 2017 Admit Cards will get released before the 2 weeks of the commencement of the exam. The Union Public Service Commission will issue NDA I Admit Card 2017 only on the official portal. We want to draw the attention of candidates that the admit the board will not send can letters. You have to download and print the e-admit card. After getting UPSC NDA admit card 2017, it is better is you cross check all the details such as Name, Date of Birth (DOB), Father’s Name and so forth. If you found any discrepancy, then you should contact the board authorities immediately. It is compulsory to bring the admit card on the day of the exam.

NDA Cut off 2017 :

The NDA Cut-off marks 2017 will get announced after the declaration of NDA Result 2017. The cutoff is the minimum marks limit which is set to make shortlisting of the candidate. Every exam has its different cutoff scores, and the exam conducting body decides it. Soon the UPSC will announce the Cutoff score for the NDA exam. The cutoff scores are based on the different factors mentioned below.

  • Total number of sets
  • Candidates appeared in the exam.
  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Competition level
  • Previous year cutoff score

UPSC NDA result 2017 :

The NDA-I exam result 2017 will get revealed only on the official website of the board. The result is announced in two times in entire selection process i.e. written test result and NDA final result after SSB interview. Candidates can check their result by using their roll number and other details. The board takes some time to prepare the NDA result 2017. The NDA final result will take 2 months to get announced after the SSB selection rounds.

NDA Online Test Series 2017 :

The candidate who wants to upgrade study level can avail this offer. We are providing you the NDA Exam 2017 Online Test Series which will help in securing good marks. By using the NDA Online Test Series, you will get familiar with the pattern of the question paper. Also, we will provide you complimentary one mock tests and 3 sectional test to improvise the subjects and also to enhance the skills. Our experts made this Online Test Series and designed on the base of latest paper. We have also had an application on the play store from where you can download our NDA online test series 2017.

NDA Previous Year Papers :

Here, our team had prepared online NDA Exam Previous Year Papers which will going to help you in learning the important concepts. By practicing old question you will get the basic idea of the exam pattern. Mostly the repeated questions are important. You can also get previous question papers of NDA on our website. Practicing old papers will give you boost in your preparation.

NDA 2017 Preparation :

These are the significant details regarding the NDA 2017. This exam is a national level exam which held under the banner of UPSC. This is the gateway of one the best-reputed career. If you have a dream to be an officer in the Indian army, this can become your first milestone in achieving that. You have to prepare for NDA 2017 with high consistency and accuracy. Now let us discuss UPSC NDA 2017 Exam preparation tips.

  • Firstly, understand the questions patterns and syllabus.
  • Work Hard with dedication.
  • Be confident and calm.
  • Practice as much as you can
  • Eat and sleep well
  • Make proper notes