## NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE (NDA)

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## Elligibility Criteria :

**Nationality :** Apart from Indian origin, candidates from other countries can also appear for NDA 2017 Candidates must either be.

- Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
- Indian origin person migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

## Age Limits :

**Nationality :** Apart from Indian origin, candidates from other countries can also appear for NDA 2017. Candidates must either be.

The date of birth will be calculated as it is entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation. The candidates applying for NDA II 2017 must be born between JULY 2 , 1999 and JULY 1, 2002 to be eligible.

**Marital Sex :** Candidates must be unmarried.

**Gender :** Only male candidates are eligible to apply for NDA.

## Educational Qualification :

**Army Wing of Defence Dreamers Academy :**Candidates applying for Indian Army must have passed class 12/HSC in 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.**Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy of Defence Dreamers Academy:**Candidates applying for Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy must have passed class 12/HSC in 10+2 pattern of School Education with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.- Candidates appearing for Class 10+2 examination are eligible to apply, considering they provide the proof of fulfilling eligibility requirements before June 24, 2018.
- However, candidates appearing for Class 11 examinations are not eligible to apply for NDA II 2017.

**Physical standard required for NDA 2017 :** Candidates appearing in NDA II 2017 must be physically and mentally fit according to the prescribed physical standards. A candidate recommended by the Services Selection Board (SSB) will undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers. Only those candidates will be will be declared qualified NDA II 2017 and admitted to the academy who is declared fit by the medical board. The candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of Military duties. The minimum acceptable height is 157 cm for Army, Navy and Naval Academy while 162.5 cm for Air Force. For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North-Eastern the minimum acceptable heights will be 5 cm less. For more detail required physical standards candidates are advised to read the NDA II notification.

## Syllabus :

**Paper-I Mathematics (Maximum Marks - 300) :**

**1 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.

**2. 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.

**3. 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.

**4. 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.

**5. 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.

**6. 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.

**7. 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.

**8. 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.

## Paper-II

**General Ability Test (Maximum Marks-600)**

**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

**SYLLABUS OF PHYSICS**

Physical properties and states of matter. Mass Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer.

**Motion of objects : **Velocity and acceleration. Newton's Laws of motion. Force and Momentum. Parallelogram of Forces. Stability and equilibrium of bodies. Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy.

**Effects of heat : **Measurement of temperature and heat. Change of state and latent heat. Modes of transference of heat. Sound Waves and their properties. Simple musical instruments. Rectilinear propagation of light. Reflection and Refraction. Spherical mirros and lenses. Human eye.

**Natural and artificial magnets : **properties of a magnet. Earth as a magnet.

**Static and current electricity : **Conductors and non conductors. Ohm's law. Simple electrical circuits. Heating, lighting and magnetic effects of current. Measurement of electrical power. Primary and Secondary cells. Use of X-rays.

**General principles in the working of the following : **Simple pendulum, Simple pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon. Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs. Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Martiner's Compass, Lightining Conductors and Safety Flues.

**Syllabus of General Science :**

Basis of Life - Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues, Elementary knowledge of human Body and its important organs, Food - Source of Energy for man, Constituents of food, Balanced Diet, Achievements of Eminent Scientists, Difference between the living and non-living, Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals, Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention, The Solar System - Meteors and Comets, Eclipes.

**History :** Freedom Movement in India, elementary knowledge of five year plans of India, Bhootan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State, Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation, Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration, Panchayati Raj, Co-operatives and Community Development, Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance, Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence. French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution. Impact of Science and Technology on Society. Concept of one World, United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy. Socialism and Communism. Role of India in the present world.

**Geography :** Origin of Earth, Rocks and their classification; Weathering - Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and volcanoes, Atmosphere and its composition; Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, cyclones and Anti-cyclones; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation; Types of Climate. Major Natural regions of the World, Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India. Main items of Imports and Exports of India, The Earth, its shape and size. Lattitudes and Longitudes, Concept of time, International Date Line, Movements of Earth and their effects, Ocean Currents and Tides, Regional Geography of India - Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources; location and distribution of agricultural and industrial activities.

**Current Events :** Current important world events, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in the recent years, prominent personalities - both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports.