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National Defense Academy & Naval Academy Examination

Tell me Something about NDA and NA

The NDA/NA Examinations are conducted by the UPSC where only about 500 candidates selected out of more than 1,50,000 that appear ever year.

What are the Categories for which recruitment is made through the Examination?

The recruitment is for Army, Navy and Air force wings of NDA.

Why people consider joining NDA/NA?

NDA/NA is considered better based on the certain reasons. Among them some are as follows 1. It caters to the varied career opportunities for those who admire joining Defence at the very young age. 2. The scope and breadth of decision making in the service 3. Facilities that go with the service as perks 4. Chances for interacting with other departments than the parent dept 5. Stability of career

How the services are allocated to the candidate?

The services are allocated based on the final Rank the candidate had secured, Preferences of services executed by the candidate, and Vacancy of the Post.

What are the Minimum Educational Qualifications required for appearing in the exam?

For Army Wing of NDA: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of school Education, or equivalent. For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and for 10+2 (Executive Branch) Course at Naval Academy: 12 th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of school Education with Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent Candidates appearing at the 12th Class Examination are also eligible to compete. Such candidates will be required to submit the proof of passing the 12th Class Examination by a date to be specified in the Commission?s Notice for the Examination.

What is the prescribed age limit for the examination?

Unmarried MALES with age not less than 16-1/2 or not more than 19 Years There is NO age relaxation in the NDA/NA .

What is the Plan of the Examination?

The Examination consists of the following papers and SSB Interview Test Mathematics (Objective type) : 300 marks General Ability Test (Objective type): 600 marks SSB interview : 900 marks Duration of the written exam is 2hours 30 min for each paper.

How can I apply for the NDA/NA Exam?

The exam is conducted twice a year. After publication of the notification of the NDS/NA Examination by UPSC in October - November & April - May Candidates have to apply online using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are availab e on the above mentioned website.

How to apply for joining the Institution?

You can apply online in our website and present yourself on the day of commencement of the course .


What is the mode of payment?

The Payment can be made in Cash (Preferably) or can issue a Cheque in the name ?Ganesh?s ias?

Whether the fees paid is for the entire Year?

No. The fee paid is for the duration of the particular course joined and not for the entire year. It is non transferable, non refundable.

Do you have hostel facility within your institute?

No. But we will provide our fullest possible assistance in getting an accommodation..