National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy Exam (I) 2016: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announces National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2016 for admission to Army, Navy and Air force Wings of NDA for 137th Course and for the 99th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC), commencing from 02-January-2017.
The candidates joining Indian Naval Academy would undergo four years B. Tech Course and would be given an opportunity to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy subject to availability of vacancies.
Notice Number: 02/2016-NDA-I
Notice Date: 02-January-2016 (Saturday)
Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 29-January-2016 (Friday) Till 11:59 PM
Commencement of Examination: 17-April-2016 (Sunday)
Duration of Examination: One Day
Approximate Number of Vacancies: 375
Army- 208, Navy- 42, Air Force- 70, Indian Naval Academy- 55 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
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.
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:
Age Limits: Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2000 are eligible to apply.
Scheme of National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016: The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:–
Subject Code Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 01 2-½ Hours 300
General Ability Test 02 2-½ Hours 600
Total Marks: 900
SSB Test/Interview: 900
Note: Candidates should note that there will be Negative Marking for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
Application Fee: Rs. 100/-
Candidates are suggested to deposit the fee in any branch of SBI by cash (should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day.) [till 28-January-2016 at 23:59 hours], or by availing net banking facility of SBI/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore by using Visa/ Master Debit/ Credit card [till 29-January-2016 at 23:59 hours].
Note: SC/ ST/ Sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs are exempted from payment of application fee.
Centres of National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016: The Examination for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016 will be held at the following Centres:
How to Apply to National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016: Candidates are suggested to apply through online mode only.
- Application Form For National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) – 2016
For Part-I Registration, and Part-II Registration- Please refer to http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php
The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination. For more detail about admit card, please refer to employment-news.in/nda-exam-admit-card-2016/
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications,
candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate
‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/ 011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs.
National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016 Result: Likely to be declared in Month of July, 2016.
WHAT NEXT: Successful candidates in National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy written examination, must LOG IN to concerned website for their SSB centre and Date of Interview as mentioned below;
SSB Interview for the Qualified Candidates in Written Examination: During the Month of September, 2016 to October, 2016
For more detail on this advertisement as required fitness standards, syllabus of examination, detail selection process, instruction on how to fill the online application effectively, pay scale, detail info on training, service and terms, please refer to official advertisement from UPSC here, (English / Hindi)