The National Defence Academy (NDA), located at Khadakwasla, Maharashtra, is an iconic institution & hallmark of global excellence in the sphere of military education in India. The Indian Naval Academy (INA), located in Ezhimala, Kerala, is the initial officer training establishment of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites online applications from young & energetic candidates for joining the National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2019 as Officer Trainees through UPSC NDA (I) Exam 2019.
Name of Exam: National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2019 [UPSC NDA (I) 2019]
Name of Organization: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Salary / Pay Scale for Officers Selected Through UPSC NDA Exam: After Successful Training Officer Training Will be posted in Pay Level 10 in which their basic pay will be Rs. 56,100/- and all the other allowance as applicable.
Total Vacancy in UPSC NDA (1) Exam) 2019: 392
Bifurcation of vacancies given below:
- National Defence Academy : 342 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 92 for Air Force)
- Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) : 50
Educational Qualification Required for UPSC NDA Exam:
- 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.
Age Limit for UPSC NDA: Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 2000 and not later than 1st July, 2003 are eligible.
Selection Process for NDA Exam: Admission to the above courses will be made on the results of the Written Examination to be conducted by the Commission followed by Intelligence Test and Personality Test by the Services Selection Board of candidates who qualify in the written examination.
Application Fees to be paid for UPSC NDA: Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only)
(Fees Exemption for SC / ST candidates / Sons of JCOs / NCOs / ORs as per Govt. Rules)
Last Date of Online Application FOR: 04.02.2019 till 06:00 p.m.