upsc nda exam pattern

The UPSC NDA Exam 2016 will be attended by more than 15 lakh people from all across India. Each year, the number continues to grow as candidates look forward to get a post which has a pride. For the UPSC NDA Exam 2016, the exam pattern will be based on written exam as well as skill test. A candidate needs to handle challenges from every perspective and ensure that the authority sees an eligible candidate in him/ her. The following is the current Exam Pattern for UPSC NDA Exam 2016.

The candidates must note that the exam is going to held on 18th September 2016. 

Exam Subject Marks Duration
Mathematics 300 2 hours 30 minutes
General Ability 600 2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Test/ Interview 900
Total 1800

Phase I Examination

The Phase I Examination is attended by all candidates who have made an online application for UPSC NDA Exam 2016. This phase includes two papers, namely, Mathematics and General Ability. Each paper has a duration of two and a half hour.

The mathematics section includes the curriculum which is commonly taught in 10 + 2 level in a Government recognized school. Some of the common topics are- Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Matrices and Determinants, Geometry, etc.

The other paper consists of numerous subjects. A candidate needs to answer them part wise and a total of 2 parts are there in the paper. Part A is for English and Part B represents General Knowledge. However, Part B is segregated into six more sections which are mentioned below:

Chemistry
General Science
Physics
Geography
Social Science
Current Events

Phase II Examination

The Phase II Examination for UPSC NDA Exam 2016 includes two different levels, namely, Screening Test and Second Level test. Under screening test, a candidate is tested through verbal as well as non-verbal questions. The objective of this exam is to test a candidate’s potential which reacting under pressure.

The second level exam consists of three different sections, which includes-

  1. Psychology test
  2. Group Testing Officer (GTO) test
  3. Personal Interview

Psychology test is the test of fitness for a candidate. He has to prove that he is physically fit and up for the challenges which is going to be thrown infront of him. In the GTO test, a candidate will be required to sit for group discussion where a random topic would be given and the candidate would be required to discuss on the same. The last exam is the personal interview where the final decision will be taken in terms of selecting the candidate for the given post.

All candidate must note the fact that the Phase I examination would be attended by all. Candidates who have cleared Phase I are eligible to sit for Phase II examination. In case, a candidate has not received a call letter for Phase II, then he is deemed to have been eliminated in the very first round.

The UPSC NDA Exam 2016 will have a well-structured set of challenges for the candidates. Only the best will pass through all of them. Hence, making this exam a fair battles for the young Indians.

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