To join National Defence Academy a candidate must appear in the entrance exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi, twice a year. The Union Public Service Commission is solely responsible for issuing guidelines for selection and the final conduct of the entrance examination.
The National Defence Academy has no role to play in the conduct of NDA Entrance Examination and selection of cadets. The Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi is responsible for issuing guidelines for selection and the final conduct of the entrance examination.
|KINDLY DO NOT CONTACT THE NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY REGARDING ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, EXAMINATION DETAILS OR RESULT SCHEDULES IN RESPECT OF THE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION AND SERVICE SELECTION BOARD INTERVIEWS AND THEIR RESULTS.|
|Eligibility Criteria (As obtained from official recruitment website of the Indian Army)|
|Age between||16 ½ to 19 yrs as of first day of the month in which course is due to commence|
|Qualification||12th Class of 10+2 System of Education/Equivalent for Army and with Physics and Maths for AF/Navy|
|Application to be Received by||As per UPSC notification|
|Likely SSB Date||Sep to Oct and Jan to Apr|
|Date Commencement of Training||Jan and Jul|
|Training Academy||NDA , Khadakwasla, Pune|
|Duration of Training||3 Yrs at NDA and 1 Yrs at IMA(For Army cadets)/
3 Yrs at NDA and 1 Yrs at Naval Academy(For Naval cadets)/
3 Yrs at NDA and 1 & 1/2 Yrs at AFA Hyderabad (For AF cadets)