NDA Preparation Tips 2018, How to Prepare for NDA Effectively to Crack in First Attempt

How to start NDA Preparation Very Effectively

The NDA (National Defence Academy) is conducted two times in a year by the UPSC  (Union Public Service Commission ). The online application is in two parts. Part I of form application is for your details and part II of form application is for your payment info.

The candidate should carefully choose the center for the examination in the online application form, and the applicant is advised to submit the only single application form. UPSC  (Union Public Service Commission) it is one of the most popular organizations that conducted many examination and NDA is one of them. In NDA there are three types of course are. The Indian Army Academy, Indian Navy Academy, Air Forces Academy.

The NDA selection process will be in 3 stages

  1. Written examination
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Medical review from the commander


And after exam process

The NDA result will declare after one month from the completion of an exam.

After a declaration of the written test, candidates need to ready for SSB interview which will be conducted in over 4 to 5 days.

Is based on candidates performance and then they will call you for the medical test and document verification.

How to start NDA Preparation Very Effectively

  • First, you want to collect all NDA syllables.
  • And the most important thing is to improve your skills with NDA online practice paper.
  • Make a schedule for every topic and study at least 2 to 3 hours.
  • Try to learn English words in your daily time.
  • You need to start your preparation early as possible. And don’t wait for tomorrow be prepared for today.
  • Watch videos on YouTube it can help you for your CDS examination like a tutorial, what is the history of Indian, and how to solve matrices, who is the first president of India.
  • The best way to study Make a schedule for 3 or 4 months. In the first month start to study and second-month practice with mock test and solved paper. In the third month start revising for CDS examination.
  • Class 12th books must be referred to mathematics, physic, and chemistry.
  • Class 10th books for history, geography and general science.
  • Practicing for mathematics is very important.`
  • Answer only those question for which for which you now the correct answered because in NDA examination they are the scheme of negative marketing.
  • You should now four type of skills – speaking, writing, Reading and listening habit in The English language.

Schedule your Study Plan Smartly

For a better preparation, it is necessary to have an intelligent study plan. Here, the smart study plan means managing your time and the NDA program effectively. Your preparation schedule should be well organized so you can get good grades.

Your Basics Should Be Clear

First, do the analysis of your complete program and mark the topics that require more concentration. Start preparing the topics from the basics. If your basic principles are clear, only you can solve high-level issues.

Focus on General Knowledge and English Subject

English fluency is required to obtain the NDA exam. Your English is not only tested in a written test, but if there is some fluency in your English, you can also leave a good impression on the selectors at the time of the interview.

As general knowledge is part of the program, prepare it well. You can strengthen your participation in GK by reading newspapers, magazines, magazines, referring to books by eminent writers that focus on current issues, etc.


Solve Previous Year Question Papers

It is very important to do the preparation in the right direction. By solving the questions from the previous year, your speed will be improved and you will get the idea of the NDA exam model of the exam and the level of difficulty of the questions on the exam.


Study Material

The preparation of the correct books is very necessary. The market is full of books, but each book is worth it, it is not possible. After the full analysis, we have prepared some NDA books that will help you get good grades.

Health Maintenance and Personality

NDA selection are based not only on the written test, but also their personality and health also play an important role. It is recommended that all aspirants keep it fit and healthy by ingesting enough food and water. In addition to that, they also prefer yoga or some other exercise or meditation to relieve stress.


NDA Examination

  • The applicants are advised to submit an only single application.
  • In written examination and marking the answer, the candidates must use only black ball pen. Don’t use with any other color pen.
  • Candidates should now that there will be negative marketing in the objective type question paper.
  • Women candidates are being considered only for Short Service Commission at OTA. They should indicate OTA as the only choice.
  • In the online application form, the candidate should carefully choose the center for the examination.
  • Applicants will be informed of the time table and or examination place or candidates should note that no request for change of center.
  • A candidate recommended by the Services Selection Board will undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers.

Physical Condition for NDA     

A candidate does not have any disease of bones and joints of the body.

A candidate must be physically fit and mentally fine

Candidates should not be enlargement of liver or spleen, and their muscles of the abdomen should be well developed. Does not have any evidence of disease of internal organs of the abdomen will be a cause for rejection.

The candidate does not have any history of mental breakdown or fits.

Candidate should fulfill all the physical condition of eyes, height, and weight, etc.

A candidate does not have any organic disease of the heart, blood vessel and blood pressure should be normal, and there will be free from AIDS.

Candidates should be hear normal. In a quiet room, the candidates should need to hear in one voice with each ear at a distance of 610 cms. There does not have any past and present evidence of the ear and nose.


Instruction for Online Application Form

A candidate can apply the online application form by using this website www.upsconline.nic.in

Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application form containing two stages viz. Part I and Part II with the through the drop-down menu.

The candidate need to pay the fee Rs 100 /-

The Notice who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.

The candidates were applying for the examination should make sure that they fulfill all the eligibility condition for admission.

Before start filling up the online application form, the candidate needs his scanned photograph and signature with them in the jpg formation. The photography should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size, and the signature should be 1KB.

The candidate’s applicants make sure that they while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail Ids as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.

The applicants are advised to check their e-mails at regular intervals and ensure that the email address ending with @nic.in is directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder.



A candidate must either be:

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favor the Government of India has issued a certificate of eligibility.

Certificate of eligibility will not, however, be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.


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  1. Satya says:

    I have an appendix surgery in 2015 can I apply for NDA 2019

  2. Shiv om tiwari says:

    I want to crack NDA examination

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