UPSC Conducts NDA Examinations for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA and for Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). UPSC NDA Exams are held twice a year. NDA (I) 2017 will be organized on 23rd April, 2017 and NDA (II) 2017 will be organized on 10th September, 2017. Through this article, candidates can check detailed information about application form, exam dates, qualification & age eligibility, syllabus & exam pattern. The application forms will be available for NDA 2017 I Examination from 18th January 2017. The last to submit applications is 10th February 2017, hence the interested candidates can apply online before the last date.
Usually UPSC NDA Admit Cards are available before 2 weeks of the examination. Candidates can download the UPSC NDA Admit Card from the official website of Union Public Service Commission after the release of UPSC NDA Admit Card.
Eligibilty For the Examination
The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.
- To apply for NDA-I, students should be born between 2nd July 1998 to 1st July 2001.
- To apply for NDA-II, students should be born between 2nd January 1999 to 1st July 2002.
Must Read: NDA 2017 Syllabus and Pattern PDF – UPSC
To download UPSC NDA Admit Card candidates have to visit the official website of UPSC NDA Admit Card upsconline.nic.in. After visiting the official website you have to navigate and search for UPSC NDA Admit Card and after navigating, Download the Admit Card.
To download UPSC NDA Admit Card, Candidates will need to provide the Applicant’s Name Date of Birth, Father’s Name and Application number.
Check: NDA Admit Card 2017 – UPSC
Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 23rd April, 2017 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 139th Course, and for the 101st Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2018. The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be as under :— National Defence Academy : 335 (208 for Army, 55 for Navy and 72 for Air Force) Naval Academy : 55 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) Total : 390
Centres for UPSC NDA Examination
The UPSC NDA Examination will be held at the following Centres : Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam. Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the first-apply-first-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice.
National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2017 Schedule
Below is the schedule for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I)
|Date of Notification||18/01/2017|
|Date / (s) of Examination||23/04/2017|
|Duration of Examination||One Day|
|Last Date for Receipt of Applications||10/02/2017 – 6:00pm|
|Date of Upload||18/01/2017|
NDA Vacancy 2017
This year total posts for National Defence Academy is 335 in which the number of vacancies for Army is 208 , for Navy is 55, and for Airforce is 72.
|Post Name||Wing Name||Total Post|
|National Defence Academy||Army||208|
|Naval Academy||10+2 Cadet Entry||55|