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NDA Exam

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is planning to postpone the 1st NDA exam 2020 scheduled on 19th April 2020

About NDA

NDA exam is a government regulated defence entrance exam conducted all over the India. NDA recruits candidates for admission in Army, Navy and Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course also known as INAC, filling up 418 vacancies. This exam is conducted twice every year. The exam is divided into 2 stages:-

  • Written Exam (Paper Based)
  • SSB Interview

Latest Updates

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is planning to postpone the 1st NDA exam 2020 scheduled on 19th April 2020. The admit cards for NDA exams are released default approximately 3 weeks before the respective exam. For the April NDA exam, the admit cards are expected to be released around 29th March but if the exam is postponed, the issuing of admit cards may also get delayed.

Exam Features

Exam Name

National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination

Stages

Written Test and SSB Interview

Examination Mode

Paper Based

Duration

GAT – 150 minutes

Mathematics – 150 minutes

Sections

GAT – 150 objective questions

Mathematics – 150 objective questions

Total Marks

900

Exam Languages

English, Hindi

Frequency

Twice Every Year

Test Centre Cities

Agartala, Aizawl, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Dehradun, Dispur, Hyderabad,  Jaipur, Jammu, Kohima, Lucknow, Mumbai, Panaji, Port Blair, Ranchi, Shillong, Srinagar, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Ahmadabad, Allahabad, Bareilly, Chandigarh, Cuttack, Dharwad, Gangtok, Imphal,  Itanagar, Kochi, Kolkata, Madurai, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur,  Sambalpur, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur 

Website

Upsc.gov.in


Eligibility Criteria

For any candidate to appear for the NDA exam has to satisfy the following criterias:-

  • Candidate’s date of birth must be ranging between the dates 2nd July 2001 and 1st July 2004 to apply for the NDA 1st
  • For Army Wing of National Defence Academy, the candidate is required to clear his class 12th board’s examination or any equivalent from a recognized board.
  • For Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy, the candidate must have cleared his 12th board’s examination having Physics and mathematics directed by the State Education Board.

 Important Dates

Events

NDA 1 (Released)

NDA 2 (To be Released)

Exam Schedule

6th January 2020

10th June 2020

Application Form

8th January 2020

10th June 2020

Deadline to apply

28th January 2020

30th June 2020

Withdrawal of Application

4th February 2020 to 11th February 2020

Not declared yet

Written exam

19th April 2020 (Uncertain)

6th September 2020

Issuing of Admit Cards

29th March (Uncertain)

August 2020

Written Test - Result declaration

June 2020

December 2020

SSB Interview

August/September 2020

February 2021

Final Result

November 2020

May 2021


NDA Vacancies

NDA

370 Vacancies

·         Army – 208

·         Navy – 42

·         Air Force – 120 (Including 28 ground duty seats)

Naval Academy (10+2 cadet entry scheme)

48 Vacancies

Total

418 Vacancies

 Syllabus

These are the topics that the candidate needs to prepare to appear for the NDA exam 2020:-

Mathematics

Differential Calculus, Statistics and Probability, Vector Algebra, Matrices and Determinants, Algebra, 2-Dimensional Geometry, 3-Dimensional Geometry, Trigonometry, Integral calculus and Differential Equations.

English

This section contains elementary level questions testing candidate’s Vocabulary, comprehension, and Grammar.

General Knowledge

This section contains from subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Social Sciences, Biology, Geography, History and Current Affairs.

Important Documents for registration

The candidate needs to have the following documents to Apply for the NDA exam:-

  • Scanned photograph & signature in an image form.
  • Photo-ID proof in PDF format.
  • Verified payment details for hassle free online transaction.
  • Mark sheet and Admit card of Class 10 and 12.

NOTE: To apply for the NDA exam 2020 online, the candidate should visit the official website of upsc.gov.in.

Fees

To apply for the NDA exam, the candidate has to pay an application fee of Rs.100/- only. ST/SC/NCOs/Ors/Sons of JCOs candidates do not have to pay the application fee.

Admission Process

Here’s a complete step-by-step guideline on the selection process of the NDA exam 2020:-

Application Form Registration

Aspirants are required to fill the NDA application form online. Both online and offline mode of payments are available for the payment of application fee of Rs.100. The commission updates a complete list of rejected applicants a few days after the closure of the registration process. For convenience, the authority keeps an activation link for a certain period of time for those to want to withdraw their applications.

Release of Admit Card

NDA admit card is released approximately 3 weeks before the exam. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website.

Written Exam

Candidates are then required to appear for the written exam of total 5 hours. The test carries a total of 900 marks and comprises of the following sections:-

  • Mathematics
  • General Aptitude Test (GAT)

Result Declaration

NDA result comes in 2 stages – written and final. The written exam is declared first followed by the final result. The result comes out in a PDF format and displays the roll numbers of the selected candidates.

SSB Interview

In the SSB interview, a candidate’s Intelligence Quotient and personality is being put into test. The test is conducted in 2 stages. All the selected candidates go through the stage 1 interviewing test. The one’s who clear the first test, are then called for the 2nd stage interview. Those who qualify both the stages, submit their birth certificates and pass certificates.

Final selection

The final allocation is conducted as per the number of vacancies in accordance with the candidate’s eligibility, medical fitness and merit-cum-preference.

Important FAQs

  1. My age is 17; can I apply for the NDA exam?
  2. Yes you are eligible to apply for NDA exam as your date of birth ranges between the dates 2nd July 2001 and 1st July 2004.
  3. I have registered for the NDA exam; can I withdraw my application?
  4. Yes you can withdraw your application before the activation link expires from the official website.
  5. Which site should I visit to apply for NDA exam?
  6. Visit upsc.gov.in to apply for NDA exam 2020.
  7. Can my sister apply for the NDA exam?
  8. Only unmarried male can apply for NDA exam.
  9. Do I have to pay for registering for the NDA exam?
  10. Yes, you have to pay an application fee of Rs.100/- only to register for the NDA exam 2020.

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.