Join National Defence Academy 2018 [APPLY NOW]

Candidates who are interested to join the National Defence Academy after 10+2 can apply for the latest UPSC NDA 1 2018 notification. Through this entry, candidates can join the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force as an officer. Below we have mentioned the important details related to NDA 1 2018 notification, application, age limit, eligibility, cut off marks, exams, fee details, admit card and ssb dates. Also, we request NDA aspirants to read the official notification linked below for complete and correct details. NDA Exam is conducted by UPSC two times every year, it is pen paper based test and has two different papers. Paper 1 is of Mathematics and Paper 2 of General Ability Test.

 

NDA 1 2018 Exam Date:  An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 22nd April, 2018 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 141th Course, and for the 103rd Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2019.

NDA 1 2018 Vacancies:

  • National Defence Academy : 360 (208 for Army, 60 for Navy and 92 for Air Force)
  • Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) : 55
  • Total : 415

NDA Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status: Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 1999 and not later than 1st July, 2002 are eligible.

NDA Educational Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Candidates appearing in the 11th class exam are not eligible for this examination.
  • Those candidates who have yet to qualify in the 12th class or equivalent examination and are allowed to appear in the UPSC Examination should note that this is only a special concession given to them. They are required to submit proof of passing the 12th class or equivalent examination by the prescribed date (i.e. 24th December, 2018) and no request for extending this date will be entertained on the grounds of late conduct of Board/University Examination, delay in declaration of results or any other ground whatsoever.

NDA Exam 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 Examination 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.

HOW TO APPLY: Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above-mentioned website.

Important Dates

  • The Online Applications can be filled upto 05th February, 2018 till 6.00 PM.
  • The Online Applications can be filled upto 05th February, 2018 till 6.00 PM.
  • SSB interview for the candidates qualified in the written examination will be held during the months of August, 2018 to September, 2018

How To Prepare for SSB Interview:

How to Prepare for NDA Exam 2018

Click for Study Material

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. In Second stage, candidates will be facing, psychological tests, personal interview and GTO. To preapre for the same, we suggest you to get these two bestselling books; Let’s Crack SSB Interview and Breaking the code of SSB Psychological Tests.

Read the official notification NDA 1 2018

 

Get SSB Dates and Notification In your Inbox !

You May Also Like

comments

DOWNLOAD e-BOOKs