Every year Union Public Service Commission conducts the National Defence Examination twice a year.

Aspirants who are willing to join and serve in the Indian Armed Forces are invited for the application form.

It is conducted on the national level for the young boys and girls in order to give them a chance to join the elite forces of our country.

Candidates are selected for all the three wings of the forces that are Army, Navy and Air Force.

So all the aspirants who are looking forward to grab the opportunity are advised to go through the whole blog to check the eligibility criteria, age limit, education qualification and all the details regarding the exam.

NDA 1 2022

AGE LIMIT for NDA 1 2022:

The age limit of the candidate appearing in the NDA 1 2022 should be in the between 171/2 years to 191/2 years for both male and female candidates. 

Also the date of birth provided in the matriculation certificate of the candidate will be accepted by the commission.


The criteria for educational qualification of the candidate are different for all the three wings:

For army wing of National Defence Academy:

Candidate should pass the 10+ 2 (Intermediate) from a recognized board of India with Maths and Physics as a subject.

For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy:

Candidate should pass the 10+2 (Intermediate) with Physics, Maths and Chemistry from a recognised board of India.

10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy:

Candidate should pass the 10+2 (Intermediate) with Physics, Maths and Chemistry from a recognised board of India.

Selection Procedure –

Applying candidates have to clear three stages of this examination in order to get selected. The details of all the three stages are given below:

  • Written Examination
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical

Written Examination:

The written examination is consisting of three papers Maths, General Awareness and English.

PART – 1  MATHEMATICS  2 ½ hours  120300

SSB Interview:

Services Selection Board (SSB) is commission that assesses the candidates, becoming officers into the Indian Armed Forces.

The board evaluates the suitability of the candidate for becoming an officer using a standardised protocol of evaluation system which constitutes personality, intelligence tests, and interviews.

There are three techniques of assessing namely:

  1. Psychological Testing
  2. Interview Testing
  3. Group Testing

SSB comprises the panel of assessors, who are officers in the Indian Armed Forces and having their specialisation as Psychologist, GTO (Group Task Officer), and Interviewing Officer.

Medical Examination:

After the SSB Interview is over a merit list is prepared for the candidate who is shortlisted for the final medical examination.

The Medical examination is done in the army hospital by the authorised doctor as per the medical standards of the Forces.

Syllabus for NDA 1 2022:

 Matrices and Determinants
 Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions
 Different Calculus
 Integral Calculus and Different equations
 Vector Algebra
 Statistics and Probability
 Number System
 Application of Derivatives
English  Noun
 Spotting Error
 Sentence Improvement
 Idioms and Phrases
 Para Jumbles
 Reading Comprehension
 Phrasal Verb
General AwarenessHarappa Civilization
 Vedic culture
 Major Inventions and Discoveries
 Budget related information and terminologies
 Symbols of political parties
 Important constitution bodies
 Administrative, duties & responsibilities

 NDA Previous year Cut Off Marks:

Type of NDA Foundation Courses

  • 2 year NDA Foundation Course (After class 10th)
  • 1 year NDA Foundation Course (After class 11th)

Why choose our Course?

  1. Daily classes to prepare students in both online and offline format
  2. Direct Interaction of Teacher-Student
  3. Regular Batches
  4. Weekly Mock Test
  5. Extra Classes
  6.  Doubt Counter Session

Facilities at Major Kalshi Classes:

Major Kalshi classes is top coaching of NDA that has phenomenal records of selection ratio of candidates.

We are providing the best facilities, Infrastructure along with Hostel and Healthcare systems with top educators, proper guidance under the mentorship of renowned defence experts and military veterans.

Our institute is best in Allahabad to impart the complete training of NDA.

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