NDA & NA (I) and (II) Exam

National Defence Academy & Naval Academy (I) and (II) Exam

NDA & NA (I) and (II) Examination Pattern

The subjects of the written examination under Part-I, the maximum marks allotted to each subject/paper, the time allowed and for Part-II shall be as follows:

Subject Date Code Duration Maximum Marks

Part I - NDA and NA Examination (I)

Mathematics 21-04-2019 (Sunday)  01 21/2 Hrs 300
General Ability Test 02 21/2 Hrs 600
Total 900
Part II - SSB Test/Interview 900

Part I - NDA and NA Examination (II)

Mathematics 17-11-2019 (Sunday) 01 21/2 Hrs 300
General Ability Test 02 21/2 Hrs 600
Total 900
Part II - SSB Test/Interview 900


  • 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
  • In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set
  • 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
  • The Commission has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination
  • The candidates are not permitted to use the calculator or Mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective type papers (test booklets). They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the examination hall
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