Union Public Service Commission will hold the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2018 on 22nd April, 2018, for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of NDA for 141st Course and for the 103rd Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2019.
UPSC NDA NA 1 Exam 2018 Recruitment Online Registration close on 5th February 2018.
NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY AND NAVAL ACADEMY EXAMINATION (I), 2018
National Defence Academy (NDA)
360 (208 for Army, 60 for Navy and 92 for Air Force)
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
Age Limits: Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 1999 and not later than 1st July, 2002 are eligible.
For Army Wing of National Defence Academy -> Matric with 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 -> Matric + 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.
Application Fee: ₹ 100/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card. The fee exempted for SC/ST candidates/ Sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs.
Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode, 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 only. “Pay by Cash” mode option will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 04/02/2018 i.e. one day before the closing date; however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date.
Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-Slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 6.00 P.M. of 05/02/2018.
Selection Process: Written Examination (Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test) and Interview. Two-stage selection procedure based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test has been introduced at Selection Centres/ Air Force Selection Boards/ Naval Selection Boards.
All the candidates will be put to stage-one test on first day of reporting at Selection Centres/ Air Force Selection Boards/ Naval Selection Boards. Only those candidates who qualify at stage one will be admitted to the second stage/remaining tests.
Scheme of Exam:
2 and 1/2 Hours
General Ability Test
2 and 1/2 Hours
For SSB Test / Interview
Centres of Examination: 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.
How to Apply: Eligible Interested Candidates are required to Apply Online through UPSC Online Portal. The Online Applications can be filled upto 05/02/2018 till 6.00 PM.