National Defence Academy Examination (I) – NDA & NA Exam I 2018 Syllabus

National Defence Academy Examination (I) – NDA & NA Exam I 2018 SyllabusNDA Mathematics Syllabus

Section ‘B’ ( Chemistry )

Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination ( excluding problems ). Properties of Air and Water.

Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbondioxide, Oxidation and Reduction. Acids, bases and salts. Carbon—different forms. Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial. Material used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches and Gun-Powder. Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom, Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

Section ‘C’ ( General Science )

Difference between the living and non-living. Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues. Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals. Elementary knowledge of Human Body and its important organs. Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention.

Food—Source of Energy for man. Constituents of food, Balanced Diet. The Solar System—Meteors and Comets, Eclipses. Achievements of Eminent Scientists.

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Section ‘D’ ( History, Freedom Movement etc. )

A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation. Freedom Movement in India. Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration. Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India. Panchayati Raj, Co-operatives and Community Development. Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State, Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.

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. Role of India in the present world.

Section ‘E’ ( Geography )

The Earth, its shape and size. Lattitudes and Longitudes, Concept of time. International Date Line. Movements of Earth and their effects. Origin of Earth. Rocks and their classification; Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Ocean Currents and Tides Atmosphere and its composition; Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, Cyclones and Anti-cyclones; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation; Types of Climate, Major Natural regions of the World.

Regional Geography of 21 India—Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources; location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities. Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India. Main items of Imports and Exports of India.

Section ‘F’ ( Current Events )

Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in the recent years. Current important world events. Prominent personalities—both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports.

Note : Out of maximum marks assigned to part ‘B’ of this paper, questions on Sections ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’ and ‘F’ will carry approximately 25%, 15%, 10%, 20%, 20% and 10% weightages respectively.

Intelligence and Personality Test 

The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection process – stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are 

Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating ( OIR ) tests are Picture Perception * Description Test ( PP&DT ). The candidates will be shortlisted based on combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.

Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website

The personality of a candidate is assessed by three different assessors viz. The Interviewing Officer ( IO ), Group Testing Officer ( GTO ) and the Psychologist. There are no separate weightage for each test. The mks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all the test. In addition, marks for Conference are also allotted based on the initial performance of the Candidate in the three techniques and decision of the Board. All these have equal weightage. The various tests of IO, GTO and Psych are designed to bring out the presence / absence of Officer Like Qualities and their trainability in a candidate. Accordingly candidates are Recommended or Not Recommended at the SSB.

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National Defence Academy Examination (I) – NDA & NA Exam I 2018 Syllabus


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17 Responses to “National Defence Academy Examination (I) – NDA & NA Exam I 2018 Syllabus”

  1. Sumeet January 24, 2012 at 10:09 pm # Reply

    I am in std 11, i want to appear for NDA examination, can u please suggest me a guidance center in Mumbai which can help me in filling the form…

  2. Arun Dwivedi January 30, 2012 at 3:12 pm # Reply

    I would like to know the application status for my NDA-1 2012 examination as I haven’t received my receipt form yet. Please Tell me the link or the procedure to know about my application status.

  3. aldrin roy March 1, 2012 at 5:51 pm # Reply

    please publish nda1 2012 syllabus in pdf format

  4. ASHISH March 14, 2012 at 3:13 pm # Reply

    When will NDA Forms comes

  5. vaibhav April 13, 2012 at 10:51 am # Reply

    marking scheme and examination pattern of nda (1) 2012

  6. shishpal godara May 2, 2012 at 7:49 pm # Reply

    what is cut of marks N.D.A. last exam

  7. shishpal godara May 2, 2012 at 7:51 pm # Reply

    what is cut of marks last N.D.A. exam?

    • UpscExam May 3, 2012 at 11:24 am # Reply


      Cut off marks may change every year.

      Usual Cut – Offs are given below :

      Geography – 84-95 questions
      Mathematics – 68 questions
      Indian History – 95-98 questions
      Political Science – 90 questions
      Sociology – 94-100 questions
      Public Admistration – 84-98 questions.

  8. Akshay K May 18, 2012 at 10:20 am # Reply

    From where I can find my NDA results.
    If any one knows please help me.

  9. DINESH K May 29, 2012 at 11:01 am # Reply


    • UpscExam May 30, 2012 at 11:36 am # Reply


      The NDA Exam notification is issued and you can apply for NDA this year. Last date for applying NDA Exam is 04.06.2012. This is the 2nd NDA Exam for this year conducts by UPSC. The NDA Exam application will not be issued Oct & Nov this year.

      Please apply soon by using the website : or

  10. afnan mian June 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm # Reply

    i want to give my nda paper in hindi.

  11. chandan kumar June 29, 2012 at 1:01 pm # Reply

    sir i cant find my result plz help me………………….

  12. Virender August 5, 2012 at 8:43 pm # Reply

    Sir i want to know about the syllabus of NDA 2012.So please help me .

  13. kalpit October 28, 2012 at 3:52 pm # Reply

    I need the application form for NDA which is to be filled in this month……….

  14. abhinav November 13, 2012 at 3:20 pm # Reply

    i am in class 12 commerce can in apply for army now

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