How to Join NDA after 10th

To join the Indian Armed Forces, candidates keep trying continuously after class X. It is the dream of lakhs of aspirants to join the National Defense Academy by preparing better while being in class 10th or after passing class 10th. For this, they not only perform better in class X but are also ready to work hard. For similar candidates, Major Kalshi Classes provide the facility of Foundation Classes to prepare for NDA after Class X. In this facility, candidates are not only made to prepare for the board exams but NDA preparation is started from basic to higher level. Let us know how you can prepare for NDA after class 10th and join NDA.

How to Join NDA after 10th

After passing class 10th, the candidate starts worrying about preparing for his exam as well as preparing for the National Defense Academy. For this, he enrols in different types of coaching institutes and prepares for the NDA along with the preparation of the board. Foundation course is such a method of study under which you keep preparing for the 11th and 12th board exams after class 10th and also prepare to achieve your goal together. The following facilities are provided to you through Foundation Classes to prepare for the exam. By availing of these facilities, you can join NDA after the 10th.

  • A scholarship facility is provided every year by Major Kalshi Classes for NDA Foundation.
  • Candidates of different types categories residing from different states across the country can apply for the scholarship according to them and get a reduction in fees from maximum to maximum.
  • Staying at the coaching campus of MKC, candidates are guided by a team of excellent teachers to prepare for the exam.
  • To make the preparation of the exam even better for the teachers, it is easy to eliminate any syllabus.
  • For the preparation for board examinations of class 11th and 12th after the 10th, the candidate is prepared on the pattern of NCERT under the foundation course.
  • The best books are provided to the candidates under the foundation batch by MKC to join NDA after the 10th. Books to be published under Foundation Course for NDA Preparation are made available by MKC in Hindi and English languages.
  • Study materials and question papers required for the NDA exam are made available on a daily basis.
  • As per the NDA syllabus, the information is provided in different classes every day the candidate is under the foundation course.
  • Classes are conducted daily in Hindi and English languages.
  • For the preparation for the board exams, the preparation is done for the candidates by a team of the best teachers.
  • To prepare for the exam by connecting to different parts of the country, MKC provides the best well-equipped hostel facility.
  • Staying in the coaching campus, Major Kalshi Classes provides a library facility and all the necessary books to prepare for the exam.
  • The candidates are taken care of by retired army doctors to keep the body in perfect health.
  • On a daily basis, the physical training of the candidates is conducted on the open campus of MKC.
  • Major Kalshi Classes continue to provide Swiss school facilities for candidates who are weak in English within the foundation batch itself.
  • The importance of English in NDA examinations is high, so for the preparation of the candidates, classes of English speaking courses are conducted every day.
  • The facility of MKC Health Care Center is available to provide the facility with a complete examination and examination of the body.

To join NDA after the 10th class, it is necessary for the candidates to have detailed knowledge of the NDA syllabus. Using this candidates can prepare for their exams in a better way. Let us have a look at what is NDA exam and what happens in this exam.

Overview of NDA Exam

Name of the ExamNational Defence Academy (NDA)
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission, UPSC.
Frequency Of ExamTwice in a Year (April & September 2022)
Selection ProcessWritten Test consisting of Objective Type Questions
Intelligence & Personality Test (SSB)
Mode of examOffline
Papers in NDA ExamMathematics
General Ability Test
Marks SegregationMathematics: 300 Marks
GAT: 600 Marks
Total No. of QuestionsMathematics: 120
GAT: 150
Negative MarkingMathematics: -0.83
GAT: -1.33 marks
Exam Duration2.5 Hours For Each Paper (5 hours total)
Language of Question PaperEnglish & Hindi English Language paper has to be attempted in English.

For the preparation of NDA after class 10th, we have provided you with the information about the syllabus in the table below. By reading the table given below, you can get detailed information about the exam syllabus and exam pattern.

Syllabus and Exam Pattern of NDA

Exam Pattern of NDA

Paper I- Mathematics
Total Marks300 Marks
Total No. of Questions120
Marks awarded for Correct answer2.5 marks
Marks deducted for the wrong answer-0.83
Exam Duration2.5 Hours
Paper-II- General Ability Test
Total Marks600 marks
Total No. of Questions150
No. of questions in English Section50
No. Of questions in the General knowledge Section100
Maximum Marks for English200 marks
Maximum Marks for G.K.400 marks
Marks for Correct Answer4 marks in both sections
Marks for Incorrect Answer-1.33 marks in both sections
Exam Duration2.5 Hours

Syllabus of NDA Exam:-


General Ability Test



General Knowledge

·         Algebra

·         Calculus

·         Integral Calculus and Differential Equations

·         Matrices and Determinants

·         Trigonometry

·         Vector Algebra

·         Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimension

·         Statistics and Probability

Spotting Error


Selection Words

Ordering of Words in a sentence

Sentence improvement





General Science

History and Freedom Movement


Current Events

NDA Exam Pattern For SSB Interview:-

Under the foundation classes of class X, the candidates are made to prepare not only for the part of the NDA exam but also for SSB preparation. In the table below, you can see the detailed information about NDA’s SSB interview.

SSB Interview pattern for NDA and others
Stage 1Stage 2
Screening TestPsychological Test      Group Testing Officers Test     Personal Interview & conference      
Verbal and non-verbal tests.PPDTThematic Apperception Test (TAT)Word Association Test (WAT)Situation Reaction Test (SRT)Self Description Test (SD)GDGPEPGTHGTIOTCommand TaskSnake race/Group Obstacle RaceIndividual lectureFGT 

Intelligence and personality Test Procedure

Intelligence and personality Test
Stage 1Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR)Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT).
Stage 2Interview (IO)Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO)Psychology Tests (Psych)Conference

The MKC learning application for joining NDA after the 10th:-

To join the National Defence Academy after the 10th, the candidate can continue his preparation even sitting at home. For this, you can continue your preparation by downloading the MKC Learning Application being run by Major Kalshi Classes Coaching Institute from Google Play Store. To download the MKC Learning Application, you can easily download the Learning Application by clicking on the link given below.

MKC learning Apps Link:-

If you are looking for the best coaching institute to prepare for National Defense Academy and join NDA after class 10th, then Major Kalshi Classes is a better option for you. By participating in the foundation batch in this coaching institute, you can prepare better for the 11th and 12th board exams after class 10th and also qualify for NDA in the first attempt.

To continue your preparation by joining this best coaching institute, you can use the below-given contact number and official website today and get your enrollment done sitting at home. To study on the coaching campus and continue your studies through scholarship, visit the official website today and fill out the scholarship form. To get more information, reach on the below-given contact number and office address and get yourself enrolled.

Frequently Asked Question:-

  • Can I join NDA after the 10th?
    You can prepare for NDA after class 10th but can’t fill NDA application form.
  • What to do for NDA preparation after the 10th?
    To prepare for the Identity NDA of class X, you can appear for the examination by filling out the scholarship form to be conducted for the foundation batch of MKC.
  • Is it easy to prepare for NDA after the 10th?
    To prepare for NDA after class 10th, the candidate is made to prepare the syllabus for 11th and 12th along with the board exam. So preparing for NDA after the 10th is a better option.
  • Can the board and NDA preparation be done simultaneously from the foundation batch of NDA preparation by staying at home?
    Under the NDA Foundation Batch, along with the preparation of NDA, the preparation of the board can also be done sitting at home, for this, you download the MKC Learning Application.
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