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NDA Syllabus: Mathematics

Mathematics Syllabus for NDA and Naval Academy


Concept of a set, operations on sets, Venn diagrams. De Morgan laws. Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation.

NDA Syllabus: General Ability

General Ability Syllabus for NDA and Naval Academy Exam



NDA Exam Centers




Physical Standard

A number of candidates who clear the initial selection process are rejected on Medical examination. It is therefore advisable to understand the requirements and get themselves medically examined before appearing for exams just to avoid any disappointments.

Medical Examination Process

NDA and NA: Terms and Conditions

Before joining the Academy, a candidate has to agree in writing that:

NDA Stipend, Officer Pay Scale

Pay Structure and other Allowances for Army Officers and equivalent ranks in Air Force and Navy

Stipend for Cadet Training

Gentlemen cadets receive a stipend of Rs. 21,000/- p.m. (Rs. 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-) during the entire duration of training. The period of training is not treated as commissioned service.

Pay scale in commissioned service


NDA Scholarships and Financial Assistance

The following scholarships/Financial Assistance are tenable at the National Defence Academy.

Parashuram Bhau Patwardhan Scholarship

Vacancies in NDA and Naval Academy

For Course Commencing in July 2013, the approximate number of vacancies are: