The Indian defence service is the 3rd largest in the whole world. The Indian Defence Force every year brings out numerous job opportunities for the young and brave of our country. Therefore, if you are looking forward to make your career rise in defence services then its gates awaits you.

What is the pattern of NDA exams question papers?? How many papers are there?? Similar question arises in ones mind as soon as you decide to take up the NDA Entrance Examination. Here is the answer to these queries. The NDA Entrance Examination has two papers, namely, Mathematics and General Ability. Two and a half hours each is allotted to complete the exam. The Maths paper carries a total of 300 marks whereas the General Ability Test carries 600 marks.

The next question that may be put up, could be what kind of questions appear in the NDA Sample Papers ? All the questions are objective type. The metric system and weights are listed on the question paper wherever required. The NDA Ability test papers has to be written in the candidates own handwriting and NDA is very specific about this. The minimum marks required to clear the examination are decided before hand. No electronic calculation device is allowed in the examination hall. Calculators and other gadgets have to be left outside the hall.

There is a simple procedure for applying to appear in the NDA Entrance Examination.. The forms of NDA can be obtained from the selected head post offices or post offices across India. The form itself doesn't cost much. The price is as low as Rs. 20. One form is for one time use only. Under no circumstance, duplicacy of forms would be acceptable.

The eligibility criteria is already set by NDA and it is--

"Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1992 and not later than 1st July, 1994 are eligible".

The educational qualification include --

a) For Army wing of National Defence Academy -- 12th Class pass of the 10 2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

b) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10 2 (Executive Branch) Course at the Naval Academy :- 12th Class pass of the 10 2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

This year the exam would be held on 18th of April 2010.

To practise for the NDA exam, practice a lot of Previous years question papers. You can easily get these question papers from number of websites. Sites like Latestt.com have full sets of these. You just have to log on and download the NDA Question Papers and practice them.

A good practice would guide you through the real examination and once you crack open it you can lead India to greater heights.

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