Nakul Saxena has achieved AIR-2 in NDA 2 2020 examination. He has scored 697 marks in the NDA written exam and 380 marks in his SSB interview. Nakul is a cadet of RIMC Dehradun and belongs to a civilian background. In an interview with SSBCrack, Nakul has shared the life experiences that he has gained during his schooling and NDA preparation.
1.) What is your family background?
I come from a civilian background. My father’s name is Mr. Manish Saxena. He runs coaching to prepare students to get into institutions like RIMC, RMS, and Sainik Schools. My mother’s name is Dr.Mrs. Anupam Saxena. She is an associate professor in NIFT, Bhopal. I have an elder sister. Her name is Ms. Damini Saxena. She has recently completed her M.Sc from NIT, Surat.
2.) Tell us about your educational background?
Till my class 6th, I had been studying at St Joseph Co-ed School, Bhopal. Then I entered RIMC, Dehradun, and completed my class 12 from there.
3.) What motivated you to join the RIMC and NDA?
I was motivated to join RIMC and further NDA by many factors. First was that I have always lived near a cantt, so I saw the everyday life of the forces. I also got motivated by many interactions with officers.
4.) How did you prepare for the NDA exam and Interview?
I prepared for the written exam using nda na mathematics and pathfinder. I also used crown gk and social books of school level. For SSB, I prepared for tat, wat etc from YouTube and some play store apps. Rest I only read daily topics.
5.) You have scored 697 marks in NDA written exam, which is a record in itself, how do you feel about it?
I feel very good about the feat I have achieved and am very happy that all my efforts, my family’s efforts, and RIMC’s efforts have paid.
6.) Which services (army, navy, and airforce) you are interested in and why?
I am interested in joining the navy as the navy has the largest scope for the growth of an engineering aspirant.
7.) Your message for the future defence Aspirants?
I would only tell them to give their best efforts and practice the hardest so as to reach their goal.
8.) Some words for Team SSBCrack.
Please continue to help the aspirants and act as a base for them to grow.