Sarkari Naukri, Indian Army Recruitment 2021: In today's modern era, there are many youngsters who take the passion of country service beyond all career options and choose the future path in the army. If you too are dreaming of joining the Indian Army, then you can realize this by the National Defense Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) Examination (I), 2021.
The youth who have succeeded in this examination will get the opportunity to train as cadets of Army, Navy and Air Force, all the three wings of the Army in the Indian Armed Forces Joint Service Academy - National Defense Academy (NDA). On completion of training, you will be able to start a career as an officer in the Indian Army. UPSC has started the application process for NDA and NA Examination (I), 2021.
Learn about the number of posts
Through NDA and NA Examination (I), 2021, a total of 400 posts will be reinstated. Of these, the NDA has 370 posts, including 208 posts of the Army, 42 of the Navy and 120 of the Air Force (this also includes 28 posts of ground duty). 30 posts will be filled under NA (10 + 2 Cadet Entry Scheme).
Essential qualifications for the application
Only unmarried male candidates can apply for this exam. NDA should have 12th pass from a recognized board for Army Wing and 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Maths for Naval Wing, Air Force Wing and NA (10 + 2 Cadet Entry Scheme). This year students who have taken the 12th examination are also eligible to apply. The candidate applying for the ADA examination should have been born between July 2, 2002 to July 1, 2005. For information on physical standards, see the notification issued.
When will be the exam
Candidates successful in NDA & NA Examination (I), 2021 will get a chance to get admission in 147th NDA and 109th courses of NA, which is to start from January 2, 2022. This year, the written examination of NDA will be conducted by UPSC on 18 April 2021. Successful candidates in the written examination will be called for the Services Selection Board of the Army i.e. SSB.
Written test pattern
In the NDA and NA (I) 2021 written examination, there will be two papers with a total of 900 marks. Candidates will be given two-and-a-half hours for both papers. The first paper will be of 300 marks in mathematics. The second paper will be of General Ability Test, for which 600 marks are prescribed. Objective questions will be asked in both papers and both papers will be in both English and Hindi languages. There is also a provision for negative marking in this examination.
Mathematics: In the first paper i.e. Mathematics, questions will be asked from Algebra, Matrix and Determinants, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimensions, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Differential Equations, Vector Algebra and Statistics and Probability.
General Ability: This paper will be divided into two parts - A and B. Part A will be of English, in which questions related to grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension etc. will be asked. This part will be of 200 marks. Part B will be of General Knowledge, for which 400 marks are prescribed. It will have questions related to Physics, Chemistry, General Science, History and Freedom Movement and Current Affairs. Candidates who pass the written examination will be invited to join SSB.
Candidate's intelligence and personality will be tested in SSB
The SSB test / interview will be of 900 marks, which will have two phases. In the first phase there will be intelligence test, picture perception and description test. In the second, the candidate will have to face the interview, group testing officer task, psychology test. In this, successful candidates will be given admission in National Defense Academy on the basis of merit list. After successfully completing the training, the candidates will be able to start careers as lieutenants in the army, sub-lieutenants in the navy and flying officers in the air force.