National Defence Academy (NDA)Examination

UPSC National Defence Academy (NDA) Exam 2018: – The Examination of the NDA (National Defence Academy) & ND (National Defence) is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice in a year to recruit the candidates in Army, Navy 8. Air Force wings of National Defence Academy. Eligible candidates apply through online. Other details are given below:-

Vacancy Details:-

Exam: – UPSC National Defence Academy (NDA) Examination, 2018

Total Vacancies: – 415

National Defence Academy: – 360 (208 for Army, 60 for Navy and 92 for Air Force)

Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme): – 55

Age Criteria: – Only Unmarried Male Candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January, 2002 are eligible. Only unmarried male candidates are eligible.

Educational Qualification:-

(i).       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.

(ii)       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 10+2 Pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

Selection Process: – Engineering Services Examination comprises of two stages:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Personality Test

Application Fee: –. The application fee will be Rs. 100/- for General& OBC students.

SC/ST candidates and wards of NCOs/JCOs/ROs are not required to pay any application fee

The fee payment can be done via online mode (VISA/Master Debit/Credit Card and net banking).

In offline mode, payment can be done through e-challan of SBI Bank.

 How to Apply: – Candidates are required to apply Online using the link Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.

Important Dates:-

Notification Date15-01-2018
Starting Date to Apply Online15-01-2018
Last Date to Apply Online05-02-2018
Last Date of Fee Payment (cash)04-02-2018 till 23:59 PM
Last Date of Payment (online)05-02-2018 till 06:00 PM


For more information about examination click the below on given link:-

Official NotificationClick Here
Online ApplicationClick Here
Eligibility DetailsClick Here
Selection processClick Here
Exam PatternClick Here
SyllabusClick Here


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