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NDA Syllabus for Preliminary Exam

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This exam is conducted as −

  • Mathematics &
  • General Ability

Mathematics & General Ability Syllabus

The following table illustrates the detailed syllabus −

Mathematics Syllabus (Paper I)
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 vice-versa
Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions
Quadratic equations with real coefficients
Solution of linear in equations of two variables by graphs
Permutation and Combination
Binomial theorem and its applications
Logarithms and their applications
Matrices & Determinants Types of matrices, operations on matrices
Determinant of a matrix, basic properties of determinants
Adjoint 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
Derivative of function at a point, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative— applications
Derivatives of sum, product and quotient of functions, derivative of a function with respect to another function, derivative of a composite function
Second order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions
Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima
Integral Calculus & Differential Equations Integration as inverse of differentiation
Integration by substitution and by parts
Standard integrals involving algebraic expressions
Trigonometric
Exponential
Hyperbolic functions
Evaluation of definite integrals—determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves— applications
Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples
General and particular solution of a differential equations, solution of first order and first degree differential equations of various types—examples
Application in problems of growth and decay
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
Statistics Classification of data
Frequency distribution
Cumulative frequency distribution—examples
Graphical representation—Histogram, Pie Chart, frequency polygon—examples
Measures of Central tendency—Mean, median and mode
Variance and standard deviation—determination and comparison
Correlation and regression
Probability Random experiment
Outcomes and associated sample space
Events
Mutually exclusive and exhaustive events
Impossible and certain events
Union and Intersection of events
Complementary, elementary and composite events
Definition of probability—classical and statistical— examples
Elementary theorems on probability—simple problems
Conditional probability
Bayes’ theorem—simple problems
Random variable as function on a sample space
Binomial distribution
Examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution
General Ability Syllabus
Part ‘A’ (Paper II)
English Grammar and usage
Vocabulary
Comprehension and cohesion in extended text
Part ‘B’ General Knowledge
Physics Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer
Motion of objects
Velocity and Acceleration
Newton’s Laws of Motion
Force and Momentum
Parallelogram of Forces
Stability and Equilibrium of bodies
Gravitation
Elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy
Effects of Heat
Measurement of Temperature and Heat
change of State and Latent Heat
Modes of transference of Heat
Sound waves and their properties, Simple musical instruments
Rectilinear propagation of Light
Reflection and refraction
Spherical mirrors and Lenses
Human Eye
Natural and Artificial Magnets
Properties of a Magnet
Earth as a Magnet
Static and Current Electricity
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
General Principles in the working of the following: Simple Pendulum, Simple Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightening Conductors, Safety Fuses.
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 Carbon dioxide
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
General Science Difference between the living and non-livin
Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasm 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
History, Freedom Movement A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilization
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
Geography The Earth, its shape and size
Latitudes 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 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
Current Events Current National events
Current World events
Prominent personalities—both Indian and International
Current cultural activities
Sports

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Intelligence and Personality Test


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  • The intelligence and Personality Test is conducted in two stages by SSB as −

    • Stage I

    • Stage II

  • One who qualifies the first stage is permitted to appear in second stage.

Stage I

  • The stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT).

Stage II

  • It includes −

    • Interview

    • Group Testing Officer Tasks

    • Psychology Tests and

    • Conference

  • Note: These tests are conducted over 4 days.

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NDA Syllabus – How to Apply

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Mode of Application

  • Online

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the official website i.e. upsconline.nic.in

Fee

  • The application fee is – 100 INR

  • However, Candidates belonging to SC/ST; Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs are exempted from payment of fee.

Mode of Payment

  • Fee can be paid either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India.

  • Candidates can also pay fee by using Visa/MasterCard Credit/Debit Card.

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NDA Syllabus – Examination Center

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Preliminary Exam Center

  • The Preliminary exam is held in the following cities −

City/Center State
Agartala Tripura
Ahmedabad Gujarat
Aizawl Mizoram
Allahabad Uttar Pradesh
Bengaluru Karnataka
Bareilly Uttar Pradesh
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chennai Tamil Nadu
Cuttack Odisha
Dehradun Uttarakhand
New Delhi Delhi
Dharwad Karnataka
Dispur Assam
Gangtok Sikkim
Hyderabad Telangana
Imphal Manipur
Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh
Jaipur Rajasthan
Jammu Jammu & Kashmir
Jorhat Assam
Kochi Kerala
Kohima Nagaland
Kolkata West Bengal
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
Madurai Tamil Nadu
Mumbai Maharashtra
Nagpur Maharashtra
Panaji Goa
Patna Bihar
Port Blair Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Raipur Chhattisgarh
Ranchi Jharkhand
Sambalpur Odisha
Shillong Meghalaya
Shimla Himachal Pradesh
Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
Tirupati Andhra Pradesh
Udaipur Rajasthan
Vishakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh

Examination Center for Personality Test

Following are the SSB Centers for Indian Armed Forces (Army) −

  • Allahabad − Uttar Pradesh

  • Bhopal − Madhya Pradesh

  • Bengaluru − Karnataka

Indian Army Training Center

  • Indian Military Academy (IMA) Dehradun − Uttarakhand

    • It is Permanent Commission for Male

  • Officers Training Academy (OTA) Chennai − Tamil Nadu

    • It is short Service Commission for both Male & Female

  • Officers Training Academy (OTA) Gaya − Bihar

    • It is permanent Commission for TES & SCO Male Course

  • National Defense Academy (NDA) Khadakwasla, Pune − Maharashtra

    • It is permanent Commission

SSB Center for Indian Air Forces

Following are the SSB Centers for Indian Air Forces (Army) −

  • Coimbatore − Tamil Nadu

  • Bangalore − Karnataka

  • Bhopal − Madhya Pradesh

Training Centers/Institutes for Indian Air Forces

  • Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala: Kerala

    • It is Permanent/Short Commission for both Male & Female

  • National Defense Academy (NDA) Khadakwasla, Pune: Maharashtra

    • It is Permanent Commissio

Categories of Services

Following are the major category of services −

  • Indian Army − The Indian Army is the land-based subdivision and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces.

  • Indian Navy − The Indian Navy is the naval (water-based) branch of the Indian Armed Forces.

  • Indian Air Force − The Indian Air Force is the air-based subdivision of the Indian armed forces.

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NDA Syllabus – Eligibility

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NDA Syllabus &-8211; Eligibility


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  • Following are the important criteria that define the eligibility −

Nationality

  • a citizen of India, or

  • a subject of Bhutan, or

  • a subject of Nepal, or

  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962

  • with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit

  • The minimum age is &-8211; 16 years

  • The maximum age is &-8211; 19 years

Sex

  • Only Male candidates

Marital Status

  • Only Unmarried candidate

  • Candidates must undertake not to marry until they complete their full training.

  • A candidate who marries subsequent to the date of his application though successful at this or any subsequent Examination will not be selected for training.

  • Candidate who marries during training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the Government.

Educational Qualifications

  • For Army Wing of National Defence Academy − 12th Class pass (with 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 (with the 10+2 pattern) of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

Physical Standards

Height

  • The minimum acceptable height is 157 cms (162.5 cms. for Air Force).

  • 5 cms is given relaxation is given to Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North-Eastern regions of India, Garhwal and Kumaon.

  • 2 cms is given relaxation to the candidates from Lakshadweep.

Weight

  • Weight varies according to height, see the given table I and table II for details −

HEIGHT/WEIGHT STANDARDS FOR ARMY/AIR FORCE
Weight in KG
Height (in CM) 16-17 years 17-18 years 18-19 years
152 42.5 44.0 45.0
155 43.5 45.3 47.0
157 45.0 47.0 48.0
160 46.5 48.0 49.0
162 48.0 50.0 51.0
165 50.0 52.0 53.0
167 51.0 53.0 54.0
170 52.5 55.0 56.0
173 54.5 57.0 58.0
175 56.0 59.0 60.0
178 58.0 61.0 62.0
180 60.0 63.0 64.5
183 62.5 65.0 66.5

Table II

HEIGHT/WEIGHT STANDARDS FOR NAVY
Weight in KG
Height (in CM) 16 years 18 years 20 years
152 44 45 46
155 45 46 47
157 46 47 49
160 47 48 50
162 48 50 52
165 50 52 53
168 52 53 55
170 53 55 57
173 55 57 59
175 57 59 61
178 59 61 62
180 61 63 64
183 63 65 67
  • There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or underweight.

  • The Candidate should not be overweight or obese.

  • The candidate must be in good physical and mental health.

  • The candidate must be free from any disease/disability which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of Military duties.

  • In case of pilot in the Air Force, candidates have to meet special requirement, as the acceptable measurements of leg length, thigh length and sitting height must be −

Leg Length

  • Minimum &-8211; 99.00 cms

  • Maximum &-8211; 120.00 cms

Thigh Length

  • Minimum &-8211; N/A

  • Maximum &-8211; 64.00 cms

Sitting Height

  • Minimum &-8211; 81.50 cms

  • Maximum &-8211; 96.00 cms

Chest

  • Chest should not be less than 81 cms

  • The minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms

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