The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India’s central agency authorised to conduct the Civil Services Examination, Indian Forest Service examination, Engineering Services Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, National Defence Academy Examination, Naval Academy Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, Special Class Railway Apprentice, Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, and Central Armed Police Forces(Assistant Commandant) Examination. Recently on 17th April 2016 UPSC has conducted the NDA(I) written examination. The examination is conducted for around 375 seats (Army – 208 seats, Navy – 42 seats, Air Force – 70 seats, Naval Academy – 55 seats). The written exam of NDA consist 2 papers, Mathematics and General Ability Test which will be conducted on same day with 2 hours of break. Many candidates have appeared for this ritten examination. Now exam is Over candidates are looking for Answer key. Candidates can download NDA I answer key SET wise i.e SET A, SET B, SET C and SET D from the official site www.upsc.gov.in. Whereas many coaching institutes are also going to upload the NDA I Answer keys on their official site.
Cavalier Institute : Cavalier India is well known institute in India for NDA Preparation, so NDA 1 2016 Answer key by cavalier will play an important role. Cavalier India NDA 2016 answer key of all sets and Maths plus GAT will make all answer keys available at www.cavalier.in .
Important Dates :-
NDA and NA Exam (I)-2016
Date of Notification: 2nd January 2016
The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 2nd January 2016 to 29th January 2016 till 11.59 p.m.
Last date for Payment of fee through Offline: 28th January 2016 by 23.59 hrs.
Last date for Payment of Fee through Online: 29th January 2016 by 23.59 hrs.
Availability of e-Admit Cards: 3 Weeks before the commencement of Exam
Last date for submission of application: 29th January 2016
Date of NDA (I) Examination: 17th April 2016
Written Exam Results will be declared in: July-August 2016
INAC commencing from: 02nd January 2017
SSB Interview for the candidates qualified in Written Exam will be held during: July 2016 to Sept-Oct 2016
NDA Selection Procedure 2016 :-
The above mentioned 375 seats are filled by the two academies following a detailed and holistic selection procedure which involves every parameter which can be judged to select a candidate able enough to get entry to the Indian Defence mechanism as a leader.
The selection procedure mainly involves three selection parameters which are mentioned below:
- Written Examination conducted by the UPSC
- Interview conducted by the SSB
- Medical Review by the Command Hospitals
SSB Selection Stages
There are two stages in SSB – part 1 and part 2. Only those candidates who clear part 1 will be permitted for part 2.
- Stage 1 comprises of – Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests, Picture Perception, Description Test (PP&DT). Candidates will be shortlisted on the combined performance in OIR, PP and DT.
- Stage 2 comprises of – Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and Conference
The successful candidates are then sent for a medical screening at the command center hospitals. The final merit list of the candidates is made keeping in mind the score of candidates in the written examination, SSB Interview and Medical screening.
NDA Exam Pattern 2016 :-
The Examination for the NDA is conducted in two sessions namely the Mathematics and the General Ability sections. The highlights of these two sections are as follows:
- There are 120 questions carrying 300 marks in the Mathematics section and 150 questions carrying 600 marks in the general ability section.
- The total marks will be 900.
- The time allotted for the first section would be 150 minutes and for the section, the time allotted would also be 150 minutes.
- There is the provision of negative marking for every negative response.
NDA Result 2016 :-
UPSC will be declaring the NDA result 2016 by September 2016. The candidates will have to visit the official website of UPSC or through this space.
How to Download NDA 1 2016 Answer Key
- Log on to www.upsc.gov.in .
- Search for the link ‘NDA I Answer key for 17th April 2016‘.
- Click the link.
- Answer key will appear on the screen.
- Download the Answer key and match your answers.
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