NDA – National Defence Academy

Your first step towards a career in the Armed Forces

The NDA Entrance Exam is carried out by the National Defence Academy for the admission of students into the 3 wings of the defence services. This exam encompasses a written exam, GD, PI and a medical test. The exam is held twice annually. The eligibility needed to appear for this exam is a pass in the higher secondary. Aspirants must be unmarried and medically fit when they apply.


A unique learning methodology with a focus on speed and accuracy, SmartPrep administers tests every week and mock exams to give students a feel of the final test. The Centre Manager counsels midsession with the student’s parent on their progress.

Along with detailed analytical reports to diagnose their weakness and helps build on their strengths, SmartPrep exclusively conducts psychometric test for students to help them choose the right career path.


Two types of courses for the NDA are offered at SmartPrep:

(i) Course A (NDA Sprinters)  
Short term course and is planned to start two calendar months before the Aug NDA Exam.
(ii) Course B (NDA Dreamers)
Long term course and is planned to start 8-10 calendar months before the April NDA Exam

Total Duration

Product No. of Sessions No. of Hours Mock Tests
Sectional Tests (Online/Take Home
NDA Sprinters 40 60 4 15
NDA Dreamers 60 90 8 30