The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (NDA) (I), 2016 on 17th April, 2016 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air force Academy :
No. of Posts: 375 posts
National Defence Academy: 320 posts (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 70 for Air Force)
Indian Naval Academy (10+2 cadet entry scheme): 55 posts
Conditions of Eligibility
(A) Age Limits : Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 1997 and not
later than 1st July, 2000 are eligible.
(B) Educational Qualifications:
For Army Wing of National Defence Academy : 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy : 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.
(C) Physical Standards: candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy Examination (NDA) (I), 2016 as prescribed in the detailed advertisement.
Fee: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/-.
HOW TO APPLY: Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given in the Appendix-II. Detailed instructions are available on the above mentioned website.
LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: The Online Applications can be filled upto 29th January, 2016 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.
The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available on the UPSC website (www.upsc.gov.in) for being downloaded by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid & active e-mail i.d. while filling up online application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.