UPSC is providing you an exciting opportunity to join prestigious National Defence Academy through NDA (I) 2018 Exam. On 15th January 2018 the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) has announced notification for NDA I 2018 exam which will be conducted by the Commission on 22/04/2018. The Notification is for the commission in Indian Defence forces viz. Army, Navy and Air Force. Training will commence on 02 January 2019 for 141 NDA Course at NDA (National Defence Academy), Pune and 103 courses at INA (Indian Naval Academy) Ezhimala. The duration of training is of 3 years at NDA and 1 year at IMA, AFA or INA which means a candidate has to undergo 4 years of training before being commissioned into Army/Navy/Air Force. The Summary of the Notification is as follows:-
|Age Limit||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:—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.
Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.
|No. of Vacancies||415 [National Defence Academy: 360 (208 for Army, 60 for Navy and 92 for Air Force) + Naval Academy : 55 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)]|
|Last Date for Receipt of Applications||05/02/2018 – 6:00 PM|
|Date of Commencement of Examination||22/04/2018|
|Download Notification||NDA (I) 2018 Notification|
|Fee||Candidates (excepting SC/ST candidates/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs specified in Note 2 below who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) 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.|
NDA 1 2018 Vacancies Details
This year a total of 415 vacancies are announced. Out of which 208 are for Army, 92 for Air Force, 60 for Navy and 55 vacancies are reserved for Indian Naval Academy under 10+2 cadet entry scheme.
How To Apply
First of all, go to upsconline.nic.in
Click on Part I registration and carefully fill the First Part and submit your form.
Now Click on Part II registration which includes payment also. You can make payment of Rs.100 by Credit Card, Debit Card or through Bank Challan.
Successful acceptance of your application depends on confirmation of Payment by the Bank.
What After Clearing Written Exam
Those who score minimum qualifying marks in written exam will be called for SSB Interview at one of the Board among various boards in our country. Those who also qualify the SSB Interview will be sent for medical and finally, an all India Merit List will be made and only those who make up to the merit list will be called for training at NDA Pune.
Note – Please read the complete advertisement carefully before applying.