UPSC NDA 6th Sep 2020 Exam Date clashing with JEE Main Exam Date: NTA Re-Opened Application Correction Window for Candidates Appearing in Both Exams, Here's what Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said

UPSC NDA 6th Sep 2020 Exam Date clashing with JEE Main Exam Date: NTA Re-Opened Application Correction Window for Candidates Appearing in Both Exams till 31st July. Here is what HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said about the issue on social media.

Created On: Jul 27, 2020 13:49 IST
Modified On: Jul 27, 2020 13:49 IST
UPSC NDA 6th Sep 2020 Exam Date clashing with JEE Main Exam Date: NTA Re-Opened Application Correction Window for Candidates Appearing in Both Exams, Here's what Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said
UPSC NDA 6th Sep 2020 Exam Date clashing with JEE Main Exam Date: NTA Re-Opened Application Correction Window for Candidates Appearing in Both Exams, Here's what Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said

UPSC NDA 6th Sep 2020 Exam Date clashing with JEE Main Exam Date: UPSC NDA & NA 2020 Exam (1 & 2) is going to be held on 6th September 2020 across the country. Also, NTA JEE Main 2020 Exams are scheduled to conducted from 1st to 6th September 2020. The concerns have been raised by many candidates over the clash of UPSC NDA 2020 & NTA JEE Main 2020 Exam Date. Many Science students are going to appear for both the exams this year.

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In order to ensure that the examinations of such candidates do not clash, the candidates are required to individually indicate in their Application Forms that they are appearing in both these examinations. Therefore, those candidates who are appearing in both of these examinations and who have still not been able to inform NTA about the clash of their examinations during the earlier correction period, should visit the website (jeemain.nta.nic.in) and update the column “Whether appearing for N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2020 being conducted by UPSC on 6 September 2020”, positively by 31st July 2020 (up to 11.50 PM).  HRD Minister - Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank took notice of the issue and addressed the same through his twitter handle.

 

HRD Minister - Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Response on UPSC NDA 2020 & NTA JEE Main 2020 Exam Date Clash

HRD Minister - Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said through his tweet that “I have received representations from many students regarding the clash of dates of #JEEMain with #NDA. The matter has been examined. Students appearing in JEE (Main), who could not update that they are also appearing in the NDA exam scheduled on 6th Sept, should not worry.

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Education Minister also confirmed that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will ensure that the two exams don't clash for candidates appearing in both the exams.

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UPSC NDA & NA 1 & 2 2020 Exam

UPSC conducts NDA Exam twice every year for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA). As per the latest notification, both the exam will be conducted on 6th September 2020. The selection process of NDA & NA I & II 2020 recruitment will consist of 2 stages, i.e., written exam and SSB Interview.

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UPSC NDA & NA (I) 2020 Written Exam

The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:

Subject

Code

Duration

Maximum Marks

Mathematics (120 Questions)

Practice Mathematics Mock Test with Answers (300 Marks)

01

2 Hours & 30 Minutes

300

General Ability Test (150 Questions)

English + General Knowledge

Practice General Ability Test Part A – English Mock Test

Practice General Ability Test Part-B GK & Current Affairs Mock Test

02

2 Hours & 30 Minutes

600

Total

900

SSB Test/Interview

900

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Note:

  1. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions
  2. The question papers (test booklets) of mathematics and Part “B” of General Ability Test will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
  3. Candidates should note that there will be Negative Marking of One third marks for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
  4. In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.
  5. Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.
  6. The Commission has discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.
  7. The candidates are not permitted to use calculator or Mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective type papers.

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The final allocation/selection for admission to the Army, Navy, Air Force of the National Defence Academy and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy will be made upto the number of vacancies available subject to eligibility, medical fitness and merit-cum-preference of the candidates.

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Therefore, one cannot get selected in Indian Army, Navy and Air Force if the candidate is not physically and medically fit. So, it is advisable for the candidates to not only study hard for the exams but also keep themselves physically and mentally fit through physical exercises to clear the physical and medical tests.

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