Paper I : Mathematics
Paper II : General Ability Test
This examination is held twice a year, generally in the months of April and September, for admission to the courses commencing in the following January and July respectively for the Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of the National Defence Academy. A candidate must be an unmarried male. Blank application forms and other particulars are published in the Employment News generally in the month of March and September.
A candidate must be an unmarried male and have attained the age of 16 1/2 years and must not have attained the age 19 years on the 1st January or 1st of July of the year succeeding the year of examination.
(1) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
(2) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 (Executive Branch) course at the Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of a School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply.
Plan of the Examination:
The examination comprises:
(i) Written Examination in the subjects set out in Para 5 below; and
(ii) Intelligence, obstacles and Group Tests by Services Selection Board of the candidates, who qualify the written examination.
The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:
2 1/2 hours
General Ability Test (English, General Knowledge and Science)
2 1/2 hours
· The papers in all subjects will consist of OBJECTIVE-TYPE questions only.
· The question papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.