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NDA Exam 2018: Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Date, NDA Online Form

NDA Exam 2018 Notification | NDA Exam Date 2018

NDA Exam 2018 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited application for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2018.

An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, 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 02nd January 2019.

The Applicants Joining Indian Naval Academy would undergo 4 years B.Tech course and would be given an opportunity to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy subject to availability of vacancies.

Also Check: NDA Exam 2019 Notification

National Defence Academy: 355 Posts

  • Army: 208 Posts
  • Navy: 55 Posts
  • Air Force: 92 Posts
  • Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme): 55 Posts

Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy.

NDA Exam Date | NDA Exam Date 2018

NDA I 2018 Application form will be online from January 15th 2018 and the last date to fill in the online application form for NDA/NA is February 05th 2018

NDA and NA Exam (I) 2018

Date of Notification: January 15th 2018

Last Date for Receipt of Applications: February 05th 2018

Date of NDA 2018 (I) Examination: April 22nd 2018 (Sunday)

Course (INAC) commencing from January 2nd 2019

NDA and NA Exam (II) 2018

Date of Notification: January 10th 2018

Application Form Release: June 6th 2018

Last Date for Receipt of Applications: July 2nd 2018

Admit Card NDA 2018 (I): August 2018

Date of NDA Exam: September 9th 2018

Result Declaration July 2018: November 2018

NDA 2018 Exam Centres

Agartala,  Gangtok,  Panaji (Goa), Ahmedabad,  Hyderabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Portblair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam.

Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of Applicant’s allot-ted to each of the centres except Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur.

Allotment of Centres will be on the first-apply-fifst-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same will be frozen.

Applicants, who cannot get a centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice.

Also See: NDA Syllabus 2019

NDA Eligibility 2018

Nationality: Applicant must either be (i)  a citizen of India, or ii) a subject of Bhutan, or (iii) a subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that an applicant belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India.

Age Limit, Sex and Marital Status: Only unmarried male Applicants born not earlier than 02nd January 1999 and not later than 01st January 2002 are eligible.

NDA Educational Qualifications

Army wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class passes of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

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.

Applicants who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

All other Applicants who have produced their matriculation and 10+2 pass or equivalent certificates in original at the time of attending the SSB interview and have got the same verified by the SSB authorities are not required to submit the same to Army HQ or Naval HQ as the case may be.

Certificates in original issued by the Principals of the institutions are also acceptable in cases where Boards/ Universities have not yet issued certificates.

Applicants appearing in the 11th class exam are not eligible for this examination.

Those Applicants who have yet to qualify in the 12th class or equivalent examination and are allowed to appear in the UPSC Exam 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 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.

Those Applicants who have failed INSB/PABT earlier are not eligible for Air Force.

Physical Standards

Applicants must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2018.

The applicant who has resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces is not eligible to apply.

NDA Application Form 2018

Applicants are required to apply online by using the website NDA Application Form 2019

Last Date for Submission of Applications: February 05th 2018.

The applicants are advised to submit the 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 center photograph, signature, fee etc. read more

NDA Fee 2018 | NDA 2018 Application Fee

Applicants (excepting female SC/ST/PH Applicants/ Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs specified in Note 2 in the notification who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs100/- (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 and Jaipur/ Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit / Debit Card.

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 05th February 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 whatever, 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.

The applicants shall be required to submit the proof of their fee payment within 10 days from the date of such communication either by hand or by speed post to the commission.

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