NDA Application Form 2018 – Applicants are required to apply online. Last Date for Submission of Applications is February 05th 2018. The applicants are advised to submit only single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he submits another / multiple applications, then he must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicant’s details, examination centre photograph, signature, fee etc.
NDA Application Form 2018 | NDA Form 2018
The applicants who are submitting multiple applications must note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall e entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
The online applications can be filled upto February 05th 2018 (till 06.00 pm) after which the link will be disabled.
The eligible applicants shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of examination.
The e-Admit Card will be made availabled on the UPSC website (www.upsc.gov.in) for being downloaded by Applicants.
No Admit Card will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid and active E-mail ID while filling up online application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.
Penalty for Wrong Answers
Applicants must note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by an Applicant in the objective type question papers.
UPSC NDA Selection Procedure
The Union Public Service Commission shall prepare a list of Applicants who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as fixed by the commission at their discretion.
Such Applicants shall appear before a Services Selection Board for Intelligence and Personality Test where Applicants for the Army/Navy wings of the NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy will be assessed on Officers Potentiality and those for the Air Force in Pilot Aptitude Test and for Officers Potentiality.
PABT applicable to Applicants with Air Force as first choice would also be conducted for all SSB qualified Applicants with one of the choice as Air Force subject to their eligibility and if they are so willing.
Two-stage selection procedure based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test has been introduced at Selection Centers / Air Force Selection Boards.
All the Applicants will be put to stage one test on first day of reporting at Selection Centers/Air Force Selection Boards.
Only those Applicants who qualify at stage one will be admitted to the second stage/remaining tests.
Those Applicants who qualify stage II will be required to submit the original certificates along with one photocopy each of (I) original matriculation pass certificate or equivalent in support of date of birth, (ii) original 10+2 pass certificate or equivalent in support of educational qualification.
The Applicants applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all 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.
NDA Exam Scheme 2018
The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:
Mathematics (Code 01); Duration: 2-½ Hours; Maximum Marks – 300
General Ability Test (Code 02); Duration: 2-½ Hours; Maximum Marks – 600
SSB Test/Interview: 900 (Max Marks)
The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) OF MATHEMATICS AND PART “b” OF GENERAL ABILITY TESTS WILL BE SET BILINGUALLY IN HINDI AS WELL AS English.
In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.
Applicants must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.
The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.
The Applicants are not permitted to use calculator or Mathematical or logirithmic table for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets). They should not therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.
Also See: NDA Exam Pattern 2019
TWO STAGE SELECTION PROCEDURE
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 Applicants will be put to stage one test on first day of reporting at Selection Centers/Air Force Selection Boards/Naval Selection Boards only those Applicants who qualify at stage one will be admitted to the second stage / remaining tests.
Those Applicants who qualify stage II will be required to submit the original Certificates along with one photocopy each of: (I) original Matriculation pass certificate or equivalent in support of date of birth, (ii) Original 10+2 pass certificate pass certificate or equivalent in support of educational qualification.
Applicants who appear before the Services Selection Board and undergo the test there will do so at their own risk and will not be entitled to claim any compensation or other relief from Government in respect of any injury which they may sustain in the course of or as a result of any of the tests given to them at the Services Selection Board whether due to the negligence of any person or otherwise. Parents or guardians of the Applicants will be required to sign a certificate to this effect.
To be acceptable, Applicants for the Army/Navy and Naval Academy should secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in (i) Written examination and (ii) Officer potentiality test, as fixed by the Commission in their discretion, and Applicants for the Air Force should secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in (i) Written examination (ii) Officer potentiality test, and (iii) Pilot Aptitude Test as fixed by the Commission in their discretion.
Subject to these conditions the qualified Applicants will then be placed in the final order of merit on the basis of total marks secured by them in the Written examination, and the Services Selection Board Tests in three separate lists-one for the Army and the Navy, the second one for the Air Force and the third for the Course at the Naval Academy. The names of Applicants who qualify for all the Services of NDA and the Naval Academy will appear in all the three Merit Lists. The final selection for admission to the Army and Naval Wings of the National Defence Academy will be made in order of merit upto the number of vacancies available from the merit list for the Army and Naval Wings, for the Air Force Wing from the merit list for the Air Force; and for the Executive Branch of Naval Academy upto the number of vacancies available from the merit list for the Naval Academy, subject to medical fitness and suitability in all other respects.
The Applicants who are common to all the three merit lists will be considered for selection from all the three lists with reference to their order of preferences and in the event of their final selection from one list, names will be cancelled from the other lists.
N.B.: Every Applicant for the Air Force is given Pilot Aptitude Test only once; the Grade secured by him at the first test will there-fore hold good for every subsequent interview he has with the Air Force Selection Board. Applicant who fails in the first Pilot Aptitude Test cannot apply for admission to the National Defence Academy Examination for the Air Force wing or General Duties (Pilot) Branch or Naval Air Arm.
Applicants who have been given the Pilot Aptitude Test for any previous NDA course should submit their application for this examination for the Air Force Wing only if they have been notified as having qualified in the Pilot Aptitude Test.
The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual Applicants shall be decided by the Commission at their discretion and the Commission will not enter into correspondence with them regarding the result.
Success in the examination confers no right of admission to the Academy; Applicant must satisfy the appointing authority that he is suitable in all respects for admission to the Academy.