NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY - NDA / NA
NDA/NA i.e. the examination for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy is the biggest opportunity for those candidates who want to join Indian Armed Forces. It is conducted by UPSC twice a year for the recruitment of commissioned officers in Indian Navy, Indian Army and Indian Air Force. The exam has three stages to qualify i.e. written examination, SSB interviews and Medical examination . NDA stands for National Defence Academy situated in Khadakwasla, Pune (Maharashtra) and NA stands for Naval Academy situated at Ezhimala, Kerala. Those who qualify NDA/NA examination will undergo 4 Year Course and training to become an Officer in these institutions.
|Vacancies||370-420 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force
(including 28 for ground Duties)
Naval Academy : 48
Note- Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the Availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy.
|Exam Schedule||April & September|
|Age Limit, Gender & Marital Status||Applying Age – 15.5 – 18.5 years
Joining Age – 16.5 – 19.5 years
Unmarried male candidates only
|Educational Qualification||For Army-12th passed or appearing in any stream
For Air Force, Navy & Naval Academy-12th passed or appearing with Physics and Mathematics.
|Selection Procedure|| Written Exam conducted by UPSC
SSB Interview conducted by Service Selection Boards of Army/Navy and Air Force
|Training||For Army/Navy/Air Force -3 Years at National Defence Academy & 1 Year at IMA/AFA/NA
For Naval Academy- 4 Years B.Tech Course at Naval Academy
|NDA 2022 events||NDA 1||NDA 2|
|Release of Notification||22nd December 2021||18th May 2022|
|Availability of Application Form||22nd December 2021||18th May 2022|
|Last date to apply||11th January 2022||14th June 2022|
|Last date to pay fee by cash||January 2022||June 2022|
|Withdraw of application||Last week of January to 1st week of February 2022||-|
|Availability of Admit card||04th week of March 2022||August 2022|
|NDA 2022 Exam||10th April 2022||04th September 2022|
|Declaration of Result||May 2022||October 2022|
|SSB interview||July to September 2022|
|Subject||Paper Code||Duration||Questions||Maximum Marks|
|General Ability Test||02||2 Hours||150||600|
|Subject||Marks Awarded per Question||Negative Marking|
|Mathematics||2.5 Marks||0.83 ( 1/3rd )|
|General Ability Test||4 Marks||1.33 (1/3rd)|
|Duration||Course Name / Code||Form Charge||Course Fee*||Total Amount|
|1 Year||HERCULES /
|Rs. 550||Rs. 55000/-
|6 Months||SHAURYA /
|Rs. 550||Rs. 40500/-
|90 Days||LAKSHYA /
|Rs. 550||Rs. 21500/-
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