General Science

About Course

National Defence Academy OR NDA exam is a national level competitive examination organized by Union Public Service Commission ( UPSC) to recruit candidates for arm forces. Arm forces of INDIA has three different core. These are ARMY, /NAVY and AIR FORCE. It is a two-tier examination, wherein, candidates qualifying the written test will also have to clear the SSB interview round.

Latest Update: NDA 2019 admit card has been released on the official website of UPSC. Download Now

  • NDA I is scheduled for April 21, 2019 and NDA 2 is scheduled for November 17, 2019.   
  • The eligibility is different for every post, applicants must fulfil the complete NDA Eligibility to apply for the exam. 
  • The exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based).
  • The exam consists of 2 sections- Mathematics and General Ability Test. Total duration of exam is 5 hourscombinedly for both sections. Check NDA Exam Pattern
  • Syllabus of NDA exam is based on CBSE 10+2 standards.
  • Candidates qualify the written test are called for NDA SSB InterviewFinal selection is done on the basis of overall performance of the candidate. 

is a national level exam organized by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to recruit candidates in Army, Navy and Air Force. It is a two-tier examination, wherein, candidates qualifying the written test will also have to clear the SSB interview round.

Latest Update: NDA 2019 admit card has been released on the official website of UPSC. Download Now

  • NDA I is scheduled for April 21, 2019 and NDA 2 is scheduled for November 17, 2019.   
  • The eligibility is different for every post, applicants must fulfil the complete NDA Eligibility to apply for the exam. 
  • The exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based).
  • The exam consists of 2 sections- Mathematics and General Ability Test. Total duration of exam is 5 hourscombinedly for both sections. Check NDA Exam Pattern
  • Syllabus of NDA exam is based on CBSE 10+2 standards.
  • Candidates qualify the written test are called for NDA SSB InterviewFinal selection is done on the basis of overall performance of the candidate. 


Chapter/Topic Covered


  • General Science