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NDA Written Exam Coaching
UPSC- NDA/ NA WRITTEN EXAMINATION COACHING
Coaching for NDA written exam at “Uttam Career institute” is handled by experienced professors who are experts in their field.
Our syllabi provide for extensive class room sessions, solving of previous years question papers, guess papers and weekly tests.
We provide comprehensive study material & syllabus based coaching to generate ability in the candidate to solve the question papers in the quickest possible time. This helps our candidates to attend all questions within the allotted time.
We follow a practice of pooling the expertise of our faculty from our different branches to create a consolidated training module which ensures highest rate of success. We are able to offer this unique competitive knowledge because of our multiple branches and large pool of experts that we are able to tap into.
The class room environment what we have created is the best in the country. This includes state of the art facilities and air conditioned class rooms. It is now surprise that the overall success rate for our students is the highest in the country.
WHAT IS NDA?
The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train together before they go on to pre-commissioning training in their respective service academies. The NDA is located in Khadakwasla near Pune, Maharashtra. It is the first tri-service academy in the world.
NDA or National Defence Academy is a national institute for training selected young men for officer level entry into the Armed forces of India. NDA is located at Khadakwasla near Pune, Maharashtra. It is a training facility for the leaders of tomorrow who will be respected and followed. It is not just an institution but a way of life. NDA transforms a hesitant young cadet into an honourable, physically and mentally competent and polished man who is prepared for any kind of adversity that might face him; an officer and a gentleman.
The training at NDA is rigorous. In addition to service training for the Army, Navy and AirForce, the cadets are also taught academics to cover the graduation level degree in Arts, Sciences or Computers. The training at NDA is broken into six terms and the total duration of training is three years. Once their training is concluded, the cadets are awarded their bachelor’s degree at the passing out parade of NDA. Thereafter the cadets go to their respective service institutes i.e. the Indian Military Academy or IMA for army cadets, Air Force Academy Hyderabad for Air force cadets and Naval Academy Cochin for Naval Cadets.
HOW TO APPLY FOR NDA
NDA and NA written entrance examination is conducted by UPSC twice a year. Notification for the exam appears in all major national dailies in the month of Dec/Jan for the April exam and in the months of May/June for the September exam. The exam is held in the months of April and September. Candidates must apply to sit for the examination, online on the UPSC website after notification is released by UPSC.
|Tentative Vacancies Per Course||300 (Twice a year) or As notified from time to time Army - 195 Air Force - 66 Navy - 39|
|Notification in Employment News/ leading daily news Paper/ UPSC website||Jun and Dec as Notified by UPSC|
|Age||Between 16 ½ to 19 ½ yrs as of first day of the month in which course is due to commence.|
|Qualification||12th Class of 10+2 System of Education. Maths and Physics are compulsory for Air force and Navy. Commerce and Arts students can apply for army.|
|Sex||Male candidates only. Women cannot apply for NDA.|
|Likely SSB Date||Sep to Oct and Jan to Apr|
|Date Commencement of Training||Jan and Jul|
|Training Academy||NDA , Khadakwasla, Pune|
|Duration of Training||3 Yrs at NDA and 1 Yrs at IMA(For Army cadets)/ 3 Yrs at NDA and 1 Yrs at Naval Academy( for Naval cadets)/ 3 Yrs at NDA and 1 & ½ Yrs at AFA Hyderabad (For AF cadets)|
NDA EXAM PATTERN
NDA written exam is comprised of two tests. Duration of each test is two and a half hours and both are conducted on the same day, consecutively. Examination is set by the UPSC.
|Test/ Paper||Subject||Duration||Maximum Marks|
|II||General Ability Test||2.5 hours||600|
SYLLABUS FOR NDA EXAMINATION
Algebra: Concept of a set, operations on sets, Venn diagrams. De Morgan laws. Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation. Representation of real numbers on a line. Complex numbers - basic properties, modulus, argument, cube roots of unity. Binary system of numbers. Conversion of a number in decimal system to binary system and vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Solution of linear inequations of two variables by graphs. Permutation and Combination. Binomial theorem and its application. Logarithms and their applications.
Matrices and Determinants: Types of matrices, operations on matrices Determinant of a matrix, basic properties of determinant. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix, Applications - Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer's rule and by Matrix Method.
Trigonometry: Angles and their measures in degrees and in radians. Trigonometrical ratios. Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions. Applications - Height and distance, properties of triangles.
Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions: Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system. Distance formula. Equation of a line in various forms. Angle between two lines. Distance of a point from a line. Equation of a circle in standard and in general form. Standard forms of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Eccentricity and axis of a conic. Point in a three dimensional space, distance between two points. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Equation of a plane and a line in various forms. Angle between two lines and angle between two planes. Equation of a sphere.
Differential Calculus: Concept of a real valued function - domain, range and graph of a function. Composite functions, one to one, onto and inverse functions. Notion of limit, Standard limits - examples. Continuity of functions - examples, algebraic operations on continuous functions. Derivative of a function at a point, geometrical and physical interpreatation of a derivative - applications. Derivatives of sum, product and quotient of functions, derivative of a function with respect of another function, derivative of a composite function. Second order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions. Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima.
Integral Calculus and Differential equations: Integration as inverse of differentiation, integration by substitution and by parts, standard integrals involving algebraic expressions, trigonometric, exponential and hyperbolic functions. Evaluation of definite integrals - determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves - applications. Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples. General and particular solution of a differential equation, solution of first order and first degree differential equations of various types - examples. Application in problems of growth and decay.
Vector Algebra: Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude and direction of a vector. Unit and null vectors, addition of vectors, scalar multiplication of vector, scalar product or dot product of two-vectors. Vector product and cross product of two vectors. Applications-work done by a force and moment of a force, and in geometrical problems.
Statistics and Probability: Statistics: Classification of data, Frequency distribution, cumulative frequency distribution - examples Graphical representation - Histogram, Pie Chart, Frequency Polygon - examples. Measures of Central tendency - mean, median and mode. Variance and standard deviation - determination and comparison. Correlation and regression.
Probability :Random experiment, outcomes and associated sample space, events, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, impossible and certain events. Union and Intersection of events. Complementary, elementary and composite events. Definition of probability - classical and statistical - examples. Elementary theorems on probability - simple problems. Conditional probability, Bayes' theorem - simple problems. Random variable as function on a sample space. Binomial distribution, examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution.
Part ‘A’ - ENGLISH (Maximum Marks 200): The question paper in English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workman like use of words. The syllabus covers various aspects like: Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.
Part ‘B’ - GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Maximum Marks 400):The question paper will consist of current affairs questions, questions from science, history, geography and polity. The NDA written exam syllabus includes subjects like History, Polity, Economics, Maths, Geography, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Current Affairs, GK, English etc.
RESULTS OF NDA EXAMINATION
UPSC declares the result of NDA written exam in 3-4 months after the written exam. The same can be viewed on the UPSC website. Being a competitive exam and there is no fixed cut off percentage for passing. Candidates who perform better are sent the call letters for SSB interviews. The final merit list is prepared after the SSB interviews final result and displayed on the UPSC website. Joining instructions are sent to students based on vacancies available as per the merit list.
UPSC- CDS/ OTA WRITTEN EXAMINATION COACHING
Coaching for CDS exam at “Uttam Career Institute” is handled by experienced professors who are experts in their field.
Our syllabi provides for extensive class room sessions, solving of previous year question papers, guess papers and weekly tests. We provide comprehensive study material & syllabus based coaching to generate ability in the candidate to solve the question papers in the quickest possible time. This helps our candidates to attend all questions within the allotted time.
We have a practice of pooling the expertise of our faculty from our different branches to create a consolidated training module which ensures highest rate of success. We are able to offer this unique competitive knowledge because of our multiple branches and pool of experts that we are able to tap into.
The class room environment what we have created is the best in the country in this field. We offer state of the art facilities and air conditioned class rooms and state of the art facilities are unmatchable at “Uttam Career Institute”. The overall success rate for our students is highest in the country.
WHAT IS THE CDS/OTA WRITTEN EXAM?
The CDS Written Examination is conducted by UPSC twice every year for graduates to fill the vacancies of the following institutions of the Indian Armed Forces.
• Indian Military Academy (IMA) ; Dehradun
• Indian Naval Academy; Ezhimala
• Air Force Academy; Hyderabad
• Officers Training Academy (OTA); Chennai. For both Men and Women
HOW TO APPLY FOR CDS/OTA EXAMINATION?
The Notification for the CDS written exam is issued in the months of November and July. UPSC holds the exam in the months of Feb and October. Students can apply for the CDS and OTA written examination online only on UPSC website.
ELIGIBILITY FOR CDS WRITTEN EXAMINATION
Educational: Graduates- qualified or appearing (final year) are eligible to sit for CDS written exam. For Air Force and Navy candidates must have engineering /physics and mathematics subjects. For details check the notification. For OTA, Graduates and final year students can to apply.
Age: 19 ½ to 24 years on date of joining IMA. For OTA, age must be between 19 ½ to 25 years on date of joining.
Sex: Only male candidates can sit for the CDS written exam. Both ladies and men can apply for OTA exam.
EXAM PATTERN OF CDS/OTA WRITTEN EXAMINATION
The CDS written exam consists of three papers;
All three papers of the CDS written exam are held on the same day and the duration of each paper is two hours. The papers of CDS written exam are of 100 marks each and the total of the CDS written exam is of 300 marks.
The OTA Written exam consists of only two of the above mentioned papers;
OTA Candidates are exempted from Mathematics exam. The remaining two papers of OTA written exam are of 100 marks each and the total of the OTA written exam is of 200 marks.
SYLLABUS FOR CDS/ OTA WRITTEN EXAMINATION
The CDS written exam tests the candidates in diverse fields like English, History, Polity, Economics, Geography, Maths, Life Science, Physics, Chemistry, Current Affairs, GK, etc. For OTA exam, syllabus is the same as CDS expect, OTA candidates do not have to sit for mathematics paper.
RESULTS OF CDS/OTA EXAMINATION
UPSC declares the result of CDS/OTA written exam in 3-4 months after the written exam. The same can be viewed on the UPSC website. Being a competitive exam and there is no fixed cut off percentage for passing. Candidates who perform better are sent the call letters for SSB interviews. The final merit list is prepared after the SSB interviews final result and displayed on the UPSC website. Joining instructions are sent to students based on vacancies available as per the merit list.
Syllabus for AirForce X (Technical )and Y Group (Non-technical)
NEW Indian Air Force Airman Group X and Y Syllabus
The applicants should know that syllabus is one of the important factors to be considered while preparing for any exam. Without having any idea about the syllabus the candidates can not prepare well. So, we suggest the candidates go through the Exam Pattern given above and then look at the syllabus sections to gain more marks in the examination.
Air Force Airman Syllabus for Physics
Indian Air Force Group X Syllabus for Mathematics
Airforce Airman Group Y Syllabus – English
D) Idioms and Phrases
E) Direct / Indirect sentences: Narration change
F) Active and Passive Voices
Indian Airman Group Y Syllabus – Reasoning
Indian Air Force Group Y Non-Technical Syllabus – Quantitative
Airforce Airmen Y Syllabus – General Knowledge
Career Prospects In ARMY
|Type of Entry||Month of Commencement of Course||Age at the Time of Joining||Educational Qualification||Mode of Selection||How to Apply|
|1. National Defence. Academy, Pune
2. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
|Jan and July||16 1/2-19yrs||12th standard 10+2 System of Education orequivalent||NDAExam byUPSC and SSB interview||Apply in response to March/April & Oct/Nov.|
|a) Direct Entry||Jan and July||19-24 Yrs.||Degree or equivalent at the time of joining the course.||Combined Defence service Exam (CDSE) conducted byUPSC and SSB interview||Apply in response to advertisement in March and Oct/Nov.|
|b) Engineering Grad.||Jan and July||20-27 Yrs.||Engineering Degree in notified discipline||Direct SSB interview||Applyto Addl. Dte. Gen of Recruiting (TGC Entry.) Army HQ. West Block III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi in response to advertisement in march/April & Oct./Nov.|
|c) University Entry||July||19-25 Yrs.||Final and Pre-final year students of an engineering degree course||Campus Interview SSB interview||Apply in response to detailed advertisement in July.|
|d) 10+2TES||Jan and July||1614-19/4||10+2 Pass with 70% aggregate||Apply directly to the Recruiting Directorate.||Apply in response to advertisement in May and November.|
|3. Officers Training Academy, chennai|
|a) Short Service
|May and Oct./No\||19-25 Yrs.||Degree or equivalent at the time joining in course.||CDSE conducted by and SSB interview||Apply in response to adv. in in March/April & Oct/Nov.|
|b) Short Service commission (Tech.)||May and Oct/Nov||20-27 Yrs.||Engineering Degree in notified discipline||Direct SSB interview||Apply in response to adv. in March/April & Oct/Nov.|
|c) Short Service Com. (NCC Special Entry Scheme||May and Oct/Nov||19-25||Graduate with 50% aggregate marks, two years service in NCC Sr. Division, Army with min. ’B’ Grade in ’C’ Certificate Exam.||Direct SSB interview||Apply in response to adv. in Oct./Nov.|
|d) Women Special Entry Scheme (Officers.)||March and Sept.||19-27 Yrs.||Graduate/Post Graduate/LLB/ Professional Engineering Graduate.||Direct SSB interview||Apply in response to adv. in June/Dec.|
SSB INTERVIEWS TRAINING
SSB Interviews Training for NDA, CDS, AFCAT, TES, UES, TGC, ACC, SCC, PC(SL),CW, SD, HET, F(P), GDOC, JAG and NCC C certificate candidates for all wings. Online registration not compulsory (but preferred). Admission on first come first served basis.
Services Selection Board (SSB) processes the candidates through projective tests, interviews and group situation tests in order to determine their suitability as potential defense officers.
The Training and Development at “Uttam Career institute” is designed to bring the best out of a candidate. Our coaching is scientifically designed to explore individual’s capability in 4 phases
At the end of PHASE IV the candidate becomes “Unconsciously Competent” to face the SSB and his performance will be spontaneous & natural.
Day 1 : Screening Test
Note: Candidates qualifying Stage I will continue to undergo Stage II others will be returned on this day.
Day 2 :Psychological Test
Day 3 : Group Testing Officer’s (GTO) tests & Interviews of candidates
Day 4 : Group Testing Officer – Tests & interviews of candidates
Day 5 : Conference and declaration of results
|Stage III||Medical Test for successful candidates from Stage II (next 2 to 3 day)|
Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT)
Pilot Aptitude Battery Test is an aptitude test designed and conducted for all those candidates who aspire and apply for a flying career in the Air Force. The main aim is to test the mental alertness, presence of mind and self-confidence of the candidate. It checks whether a prospective candidate has proper control over his nerves while he is flying an aircraft. For this, the candidate is put through tests including meter reading, flying test and drum test. You can take the test only once.
“Uttam Career Institute” Training Academy has Computerized system for training Air Force candidates in pilot aptitude Battery Test conducted at all Air Force-SSB’s.
This Training consists of:
Since PABT test is once in lifetime and once failed you are out of flying dream forever, we do not take chance with your dream career, that’s why “Uttam Career Institute ”Training Academy is equipped with highly dedicated ex flying Officers to train our SSB candidate. “Uttam Career Institute” Training Academy gives you outstanding training on PABT on an imported PABT equipment from USA. Exposure with the same and Our training will make you confident and enable you to clear PABT at the SSB.
Career Propects IN NAVY
|Branch/ Unmarried Type of Entry (Men/Women)||Age Limit (Years)||Educational Qualification|
|EXECUTIVE BRANCH Permanent Commission|
|(a)||Cadet Entry (NDA)||Men||16V2 -19||10+2 or equivalent with Physics & Maths|
|(b)||Cadet Entry (10+2) (Executive) Naval Academy. Goa (Through NDA Exam.)||Men||16% -19||10+2 or equivalent with Physics & Maths|
|(c)||Graduate Special Entry Men Naval Academy. Goa (Through CDSE)||19-22||B.Sc. (Physics & Maths) of BE|
|(d)||NCC Special Entry Naval Academy (Goa)||Men||19-24||B.Sc. (Physics & Maths) or BE with naval wing Senior Div. NCC ’C’ Certificate|
|(e)||Direct Entry Naval Armament Inspection Cadre||Men||19/4-25||A degree in Electronics/Elect/Mech Engg or Post Graduate Degree in Electronics or Physics|
|(f)||Direct Entry Law Cadre||Men
|22-27||A Degree in Law qualifying for enrolment as an Advocate under the Advocates Act. 1961. with minimum 55% marks|
|(g)||Logistics Cadre||Men&Women||19/2-25||BA (Economics) II Div or B Com II DivBSc. Physics & Maths II DivorBTech/BEGradua. in any subject with Degree/Diploma in Material/Financial Management|
|(h)||ATC (AirTraffic Control)||Men||19/2-25||B Sc. II Div with minimum 50% marks with Physics and Maths.|
|(i)||Hydro Cadre||Men||19/2-25||BSc. II Div with minimum 50% marks with Physics and maths.|
AFCAT Written Exam coaching
The written coaching at “Uttam Career Institute ”is handled by very experienced professors who are expert on the subject.
Extensive class room sessions, solving of previous year question papers , guess papers and weekly test are immensely success oriented .
Comprehensive study material, syllabus based teaching and generating ability to solve the question papers at the quickest possible time helps our candidate to attend to all questions the within the time frame of UPSC Exam.
We pool in the expertise of various faculty from our different branches and create one consolidated training module which ensure highest rate of success. Our multiple branches and pool of experts enable us to achieve the same which none can offer other than “Uttam Career Institute”
The learning environment what we have created is best in the country. Hi-Tech learning technologies, Air conditioned class rooms and state of the art facilities are unmatchable at “Uttam Career Institute”. The overall success rate for our students is highest in the country.
WHAT IS THE AFCAT WRITTEN EXAM?
AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. This test is conducted by the Indian Air Force for selection of officers in all branches of the IAF (except medical and dental) viz. Flying Branch (Short Service Commission only), Technical Branch (Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission) and Ground Duty Branch (Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission). AFCAT is conducted twice a year (in the month of February and August). The advertisement for the same is published in employment news, national leading daily and India Air force website in the months of December and June respectively.
HOW TO APPLY FOR AFCAT EXAMINATION?
AFCAT applications now have to be made online only. The earlier scheme allowing candidates to apply offline (by post) has been discontinued. Candidates are to apply online through website www.careerairforce.nic.in using a valid and current email address only after notification is released.
ELIGIBILITY FOR AFCAT WRITTEN EXAMINATION
The eligibility criteria with respect to age limit, educational qualifications etc. for AFCAT are spelt out in the advertisement published in the Employment News as well as the same is displayed on the website www.careerairforce.nic.in . Minimum qualification required is graduation.
Women candidates may also apply for AFCAT.
EXAM PATTERN OF AFCAT WRITTEN EXAMINATION
Duration of AFCAT is two hours. It consists of 100 questions. Each question carries three marks, and there is also negative marking in AFCAT, for every wrong answer one mark is deducted. AFCAT is an objective test and the scheme of syllabus contains General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, Reasoning & Military Aptitude.
SYLLABUS FOR AFCAT WRITTEN EXAMINATION
General Awareness: History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Polity, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
Verbal Ability in English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.
Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit and loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest and other topics of basic numerical ability.
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability, Verbal reasoning, Non-verbal reasoning and Logical reasoning.
RESULTS OF AFCAT EXAMINATION
Results of the AFCAT written exam in 3-4 months after the written exam. The reust can be viewed on official website Being a competitive exam and there is no fixed cut off percentage for passing. Candidates who perform better are sent the call letters for SSB interviews. The final merit list is prepared after the SSB interviews final result and displayed on the Indian Air Force website. Joining instructions are sent to students based on vacancies available as per the merit list.
ACC (Army Cadet College) WRITTEN EXAMINATION COACHING
The “Uttam Career Institute” offers coaching for the ACC written examinations. The faculty at “Uttam Career Institute” is highly qualified and vastly experienced in successfully coaching students for ACC examinations. The standards of excellence followed by Minerva ensure that each student who opts for coaching with us feels confident and well prepared for the exam. Not only do we cover the entire syllabus subject by subject as per notification, we also prepare our students with mock tests, previous year question papers and doubt clearing sessions which are conducted each week to monitor each student’s progress. Mock test/ weekly test results are also discussed to pin point where the student may be lacking. This ensures that the students know what to expect in the examination, how to approach the examination, manage time efficiently and get the best possible results. Experienced and updated faculty teaches students how to handle the ACC examination specifically; they focus on the format and type of questions likely to be asked in the exam. Students can learn many formulae and shortcuts to get quick and accurate answers while attempting the examination. Apart from this, we provide extensively researched study material which helps students to easily access, organize and systematically approach the vast syllabus.
WHAT IS THE ACC WRITTEN EXAM?
ACC stands for Army Cadet College: The ACC Wing trains soldiers from the regular army for commission as Officers in the Indian Army. The ACC feeds into the Indian Military Academy Dehradun. A solider needs to have 10+2 qualification, age limit is up to 26 years.
Education Requirement: 10+2
Training: Four Yrs (Three Years in ACC Wing and one Year at IMA)
Degree Remark: Graduate Degree from ACC Wing
Age: 26 years
Martial Status: Married or Unmarried
HOW TO APPLY FOR ACC EXAM?
ACC entry scheme is only for serving Indian army soldiers and not available in public domain. One needs to contact the concerned department of his unit to apply for such entries.
EXAM PATTERN OF ACC WRITTEN EXAMINATION
The ACC examination consists of four tests:
Paper 1 – General Mental ability test (GMAT)
Paper 2 – Current & General awareness test (CGAT)
Paper 3 – Interactive Communicative English (ICE)
Paper 4 – Academic Content Test (ACT)
RESULTS OF ACC EXAMINATION
Results of the ACC written exam in 3-4 months after the written exam. The same can be viewed on http://joinindianarmy.nic.in/. Being a competitive exam and there is no fixed cut off percentage for passing. Candidates who perform better are sent the call letters for SSB interviews. The final merit list is prepared after the SSB interviews final result and displayed on the Indian Army website. Joining instructions are sent to students based on vacancies available as per the merit list.