Best NDA / NA Coaching in Lucknow, India
Centurion Defence Academy - Top NDA Coaching Institute in Lucknow
During our school days, One has desire to get success in one’s life. They go for various career options. Out of them, most prestigious career option just after 11th or 12th is joining Indian Armed Forces in officer cadre. This career secures all dreams that a candidate possesses while studying. Joining NDA which is most prestigious organization in this world brings pride, honour and job satisfaction to a candidate. Centurion Defence Academy (CDA) has result oriented training methodology to make students competent to qualify written exam as well as SSB interview in first attempt and that is why we are known for top NDA Coaching. Along with subject coverage asked in written exam, Centurion Defence Academy also focus on student’s personality and communication skills with theory of personal guidance cum personality assessment through dossier assessment. The academy has vision to see a candidate with readiness in all aspects. This strategy has made Centurion Academy proud with many selections in recent years.
If you are looking for the best NDA coaching in India, then you are at right place. Here are the Aadvantages of being in Centurion Defence Academy
1. Lesson Plan based learning:
Training is imparted through lesson plan that ensures the systematic and realistic approach of preparation. Doubt clearing sessions just after regular classes are provided. Students can track their batch progress of syllabus through published lesson plan on notice board. We follow the under mentioned approach for written exam preparation for NDA.
a).In mathematics (Paper 1), exercises from various books are referred. They are categorized into high, higher, highest levels. Since NDA written exam consist one separate paper of Mathematics so we also schedule doubt clearing session for conceptualization and apply short tricks to have familiarization with learnt concept. Team Centurion has separate department for Mathematics having 8 to 10 experts.
b). GAT (General Ability Test Paper 2): We have multiple trainers for paper 2. Since GAT contains various topics of English, General Studies and Science. This paper also has vast syllabus to cover. For English, 3 classes of grammar, 1 class of vocabulary and 1 class of reading skills are provided in a week. This way, students are in touch with all sections of English from the day 1 in our academy. To cover wide range of topics in GS, the CDA provides proper notes which have one liners and descriptions. There are experts for each section of GS like History, Geography, Polity and Science. For science too they are experts having rich experience in their subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Students can also place their order on amazon. Our all books are available and their e-book is also available.
2. Esteemed Faculties, Our Strength:
Team centurion for written preparation consists of experienced faculties having exposure of many years in their respective stream. Their selection criterion has all the necessary phases in recruitment process.
3. Publication makes study comprehensive:
We impart short trick approach through our own publication (Centurion Publication). We do not allow students to rely more on other books in order to achieve better selection rate. We do have monthly magazines to enrich their current affairs and trendy knowledge. CDA provides exhaustive study material prepared by our research and development (R&D) team that fulfils the A to Z demands of our cadets.
4. Exposure to previous exam trends:
We make students practise questions from previous years papers with short trick approach. There are topic wise sheets too that make candidates go through all questions at single sight.
5. Mock test to know their existing status:
Weekly mock test is conducted on every Saturday in offline mode through our dynamic paper preparatory system to make them ready as per expected exam pattern. For Air Force we have online exam portal and their test is conducted in our online lab. We also give short trick based solutions to previous year exams in the form of booklets.
6. Retention tricks to stay updated with covered topics:
To excel retention in academics we also conduct various games, co-curricular activities to develop their personality profile as per the parameters of NDA cadet. Memory linking tricks make them comfortable with tough concepts. A simple way to recall concepts forever.
7. SSB Panel (MANSA, VACHA, KARMANA)
We have best SSB trainers and all are ex-board members having rich experience in assessing candidate’s psychology, GTO (Candidate’s ability to perform in group) and interview skills. Spoken English program helps Hindi medium students to develop their power of expression. There are soft skills and life skills sessions to make a student his SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) analysis. Selected students during their mid course leave visit frequently to share their success stories and the strategy they had followed while preparing for exam. There are guest lectures by serving/ex-defence officers with objective to make them aware with Modern Indian Defence System.
a). Psychology: The head of department for psychology training is Group Captain A.K. Srivastava (RETD), MA Psychology, Ex-PSCH no 2 AFSB AND NO 4 AFSB. During psychology session, we train candidates through projective techniques to develop their perception and apperception through strategic personal guidance. With regular practice of psychometric test, as per the SSB guidelines students develop their self-confidence to face real contingencies creatively. Our dossier assessment and feedback system becomes a mirror for aspirant which help them for their genuine introspection.
b). GTO: The head of department for GTO training is Colonel Atul Kashyap (RETD), EX-GTO at Allahabad and Bhopal board. We have our own well planned ground for GTO activities which includes individual obstacles, PGT (Progressive Group Task), FGT (Final Group Task) and Command Task. Regular familiarization visit in this ground by students develop a practical approach to handle given assignments and also it provides awesome environment for group behaviour exposure. Our Group Planning Exercise sets and other SSB material are prepared by our research and development (RND) Team. The RND team take samples from our own students who recently appeared in SSB interviews.
c). INTERVIEW: The head of department for Interview Skills Lt. Colonel Lalit Mohan (RETD), PDP and SSB expert. We guide students in filling up their PIQ (Personal Information questionaire) form. Based on PIQ, we suggest and impart training for personal interview. Through rapid round during mock interview, we are able to assess their potential. We provide them general awareness and defence awareness knowledge which helps them during live interview. We conduct mock interviews at all phases that give them back to back feedback for their refinement. After 4 to 5 mock interviews, a candidate becomes comfortable with interview phases and works more energetically for further stages. The CDA has made efforts to make students reporting and communication dynamic and easy.
Note:SSB training is free of cost for all students who enrolled with us for written exam preparation. However fee for SSB interview training for 21 days is 11000.
8. Online portals for their comfort training
We have our own online portal Defence Guru (India’s leading portal for Defence exams) i.e. www.defenceguru.co.in to assist students with live updates, notifications and defence awareness.
We have our own server to conduct online mock test weekly to make students ready with advanced exam trends i.e. www.onlinedefenceexam.com. Candidates across india connect with us through mock test as it has subject wise result feedback system which appear just after completion of each mock test on screen.
9. Regular Counselling Sessions by experts
Defence aspirants should always be psychologically balanced. With this objective we have counselling sections where we keep tracking and monitoring students through our scientifically proven counselling section. It enables students to remain happily and more concentrated towards their defence goal.
10. Regular Light Parade Sessions
To bring a feel of defence, students are given parade sessions before going for classes. It keeps their JOSH always high. The parade session also ensures their genuine defence aspiration. This session has monitoring of their discipline, dress code, haircut and briefing for the day.
11. Parent-Teacher Meeting And Feedback Sessions
We share our efforts and student’s character report fortnightly and monthly with their parents to ensure transparency. This feedback system makes us happy when we directly communicate with parents about their wards. We also invite parents/guardians during quarterly and half yearly meetings to share student’s report card.
12. Annual Sports Meet
Annual sports meets are organized to make students sportive and to add exposure to their extracurricular activities. Variety of activities are conducted in sports meet and they are also given opportunity to have an interaction with successful youth icons.
13. Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR grading system)
The CDA also organizes the activities for student’s officer intelligence rating (OIR Test, quiz, debate public speaking and group discussion). We conduct OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) test to let them know their OIR value which ranges between 1 and 5 (as per our assessment parameter). We allow to practise them consistently to improve their OIR level through various sessions which are scientifically proven.
14. Hostel and Dining facility (AC & Non AC hostel)
To ensure quality living standard while learning, the CDA has managed its own hostel in academy separately for boys and girls. The ambience and dining facility at hostel give them feel of a family. The served food does not contain much spicy ingredients which make their digestion system rich. We have hostel and mess facility which are affordable in price.
15. Regular Medical camps :
We conduct medical camps at regular intervals for all defence aspirants to know their medical related observations by our medical officers (Ex defence officers in medical branch). We timely suggest and guide them for required precautions, if any.
Schedule for NDA Written Exam Batch:
- We have separate batches for English and Hindi medium students.
- We have morning, after noon and Evening batches in all the branches.
- Our first batch begins at 7 “o” clock and our classes last till 7 “o” clock evening.
- SSB classes are conducted in after noon in module based training so that their written and interview training can go hand in hand.
Schedule for Foundation Batch (for 11thand 12thappearing students including all boards):
Important: Many students are not aware with the no of attempts they can avail for NDA. 16 and ½ years is not the start date of filling form in fact it is the date of joining so students can appear when they are in class 12th.
- Separate batches for English and Hindi medium students.
- We conduct evening batches for foundation so that they can join their school in morning. We have tie ups with schools, they attend school in morning and in evening they join our foundation batch.
- Our first batch begins at 4 PM and it lasts till 7 PM.
Our unique method of training has given us many selections to proud of. This academy is well known for highest selection rate in first attempt. In every batch in various defence centres, our students have made mark able achievements. We have various branches and also we have recognised as a provider of Best NDA coaching in Dehradun.
Now getting the NDA coaching in Lucknow is not difficult. We are one of the provider of the best NDA coaching in Lucknow.
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We offer 3 months,6 months, 1 year and till selection courses for NDA Entrance. We conduct two different written bathes namely Starter batch and Advanced batch based on performance of the student in entrance test. Academy office is open 24 hours a day. Seats for all the batches are limited and available on first come first served basis.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR NDA:
NDA and NA written entrance examination is conducted by UPSC twice a year. Notification for the exam appears in all major national dailies in the month of Dec/Jan for the April exam and in the months of May/June for the September exam. The exam is held in the months of April and September. Candidates must apply to sit for the examination, online on the UPSC website after notification is released by UPSC.
|Tentative Vacancies Per Course||300 (Twice a year) or As notified from time to time Army - 195 Air Force - 66 Navy – 39|
|Notification in Employment News/ leading daily news Paper/ UPSC website||Jun and Dec as Notified by UPSC|
|Age||Between 16 ½ to 19 ½ yrs as of first day of the month in which course is due to commence.|
|Qualification||12th Class of 10+2 System of Education. Maths and Physics are compulsory for Air force and Navy. Commerce and Arts students can apply for army.|
|Sex||Male candidates only. Women cannot apply for NDA.|
|Likely SSB Date||Sep to Oct and Jan to Apr|
|Date Commencement of Training||Jan and Jul|
|Training Academy||NDA , Khadakwasla, Pune|
|Duration of Training||3 Yrs at NDA and 1 Yrs at IMA(For Army cadets)/ 3 Yrs at NDA and 1 Yrs at Naval Academy( for Naval cadets)/ 3 Yrs at NDA and 1 & ½ Yrs at AFA Hyderabad (For AF cadets)|
EXAMINATION PATTERN FOR NDA
NDA written exam is comprised of two tests. Duration of each test is two and a half hours and both are conducted on the same day, consecutively. Examination is set by the UPSC.
|II.||General Ability Test||2.5 hours|
SYLLABUS FOR NDA EXAMINATION
MATHEMATICS (MAXIMUM MARKS 300):
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GENERAL ABILITY TEST
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’ - GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Maximum Marks 400):The question paper will consist of current affairs questions, questions from science, history, geography and polity. The NDA written exam syllabus includes subjects like History, Polity, Economics, Maths, Geography, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Current Affairs, GK, English etc.
RESULTS OF NDA EXAMINATION: UPSC declares the result of NDA written exam in 3-4 months after the written exam. The same can be viewed on the UPSC website. Being a competitive exam and there is no fixed cut off percentage for passing. Candidates who perform better are sent the call letters for SSB interviews. The final merit list is prepared after the SSB interviews final result and displayed on the UPSC website. Joining instructions are sent to students based on vacancies available as per the merit list.