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NDA EXAM


About NDA Exam

Here are the key details about the NDA entrance exam:


Eligibility Criteria:

1. Nationality:

  • Candidates must be citizens of India or subjects of Bhutan/Nepal or Tibetan refugees who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India.

2. Age Limit:

  • NDA age limit is 16.5 to 19.5 years. NDA 1 2024 age limit is only unmarried male/female candidates not born earlier than July 2, 2005, and not later than July 1, 2008. For NDA 2 2024, candidates must have born not earlier than January 2, 2005, and not later than January 1, 2008, are eligible for the exam.

3. Educational Qualification:

  • For Army Wing of NDA: 10+2 pass or equivalent.
  • For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 10+2 pass or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics.

Exam Pattern:

1. Written Examination:

  • The NDA entrance exam consists of a written examination divided into two papers.
  • Paper I: Mathematics
  • Paper II: General Ability Test (English and General Knowledge)

2. Interview and Personality Test:

  • Candidates who qualify the written exam are then called for an interview and personality test conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB).
  • The SSB interview process includes various tests like intelligence tests, group testing, psychological testing, and an interview.

Exam Syllabus:

1. Mathematics (Paper I):

  • Algebra
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus and Differential Equations
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability

2. General Ability Test (Paper II):

  • English: Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension
  • General Knowledge: Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography, and Current Events

Selection Process:

  1. Written Examination:
  1. Candidates need to qualify for the written examination.
  • SSB Interview:
  1. Shortlisted candidates undergo an SSB interview and personality test.
  • Medical Examination:
  1. Candidates who clear the interview are subjected to a medical examination.
  • Final Merit List:
  1. A final merit list is prepared based on the candidate’s performance in the written exam, SSB interview, and medical examination.
  • Training at NDA:
  1. Selected candidates undergo a three-year training program at the National Defence Academy.

Some frequently asked questions (FAQs)


1.    What is the NDA success rate of the institute in Chandigarh?

Answer: Knowing the institute’s success rate in terms of students who have successfully cleared NDA written examination can give you an idea of its effectiveness. Going by the facts, Bansal Classes Chandigarh is the undisputed leader in the highest selection ratio in JEE and NDA. We are the number1 choice among the best NDA coaching institutes of Chandigarh.

2 .    What is the batch size?

Answer: We run small batch sizes which constitutes of only 35-40 students. Proper personal attention is paid to every JEE and NDA student.

3.   What is the teaching methodology followed by the institute for NDA?

Answer: We have the top mentors of the country which creates our position on top of Chandigarh NDA coaching institutes. Our unique student-oriented teaching methodology yields high success.

4. Is the study material provided by the institute comprehensive and updated?

Answer: Bansal Classes Chandigarh offers high-quality study material that is regularly updated to cover the latest JEE syllabus and exam pattern changes. It has enough problems to make you ready for NDA exam.

5. What is the batch size, and how is individual attention ensured?

Answer: We have a batch size of only 40-42 students which makes us top BITSAT coaching institute in Chandigarh. Proper personal attention is being given to each and every student.

6. Does the institute conduct regular mock tests and assessments?

Answer: Regular practice tests can help you evaluate your progress and identify areas that need improvement. We are providing regular review tests along with Bansal All India Test Series for JEE. We conduct NDA mock tests for NDA inclined students to make them ready for the written examination.

7. What is the availability of doubt-solving sessions?

Answer: Daily doubt sessions are available for all the students

8. What is the reputation of the coaching institute?

Answer: We have 42+ years legacy and experience of producing 1.25Lakh+ doctors engineering and NDA students. We have created benchmark of quality education in NEET & JEE in India. We are proudly counted as the best NDA coaching centre in Chandigarh.

9. Are there additional support services, such as counselling or mentorship programs?

Answer: We provide regular motivational sessions, one-on-one counselling, meditation programs and other mentorship tools to all our students.

10. What is the duration of the coaching program?

Answer: We are keeping students intact till all the entrance examination. Revision sessions along with review tests and Bansal All India Test Series is being provided for rigorous preparation. Students can take advantage of our digital courses through the best online NDA coaching in Chandigarh.

11. Which is the best institute to prepare for NDA in Chandigarh?

Answer : Considering faculty, study material, batch size, previous years success ratio and the personal approach, Bansal Classes Chandigarh is the best NDA coaching in Chandigarh.