Frequently Asked Question

  • How do I join NDA?
    Click here The entrance test of the NDA is held twice a time i.e. NDA I and NDA- II. The first announcement is issued in January and the alternate announcement comes around June. The first entrance test is conducted around April and the alternate around September. The examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission( UPSC) and the interested campaigners can apply online at the sanctioned website http//
  • What are the eligibility criteria for joining NDA?

    A candidate must be an unmarried male and must be:-

    • A citizen of India, or
    • A subject of Nepal, or
    • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st Jan, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
    • 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, Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India).
  • What's the maximum age limit for joining NDA?
    The cadet should be unmarried and in between age of 16.5 add 19.5 years age can join NDA.
  • What's the minimum educational qualification needed to joining NDA?
    Candidates who have completed Class 12 are eligible to apply for the Army wing of the national defense academy. if they have taken Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in their 12th class, they can also apply for the Air Force and Naval wings. Candidates who are currently in their 12th class are also eligible to apply.
  • What should be the medical conditions of a seeker joining an NDA?
    Campaigners must be physically and mentally fit according to specified physical norms guidelines given in the announcement.
  • What's the pattern of the examination conducted for joining NDA?
    Test Pattern The entrance for National Defence Academy comprises of a written test followed by an Intelligence and Personality test. The written test consists of two papers. Mathematics The General Capability Test Test/ Interview Selection Procedure Board Conduct The UPSC conducts a written examination of the campaigners and prepares a list of campaigners who gain the minimal qualifying marks in the written examination as fixed by the Commission at their discretionsimilar campaigners shall appear before a Services Selection Board for intelligence and Personality Test where campaigners for the Army/ Navy bodies will be assessed on Officers eventuality and those for the Air Force in addition to the below will have to qualify the Computerised Pilot Selection System( CPSS).
  • What's a Services Selection Board{ SSB)?
    Services Selection Board( SSB) A two- stage selection procedures grounded on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test has been introduced at Selection Centres. All the campaigners will be put through stage one test on the first day of reporting at the Selection Centre. Only those campaigners who qualify at stage one will be admitted to the alternate stage remaining test. Preparation of Merit List and Allotment of Service Subject to the below conditions, the good campaigners will also be placed in a single concerted list on the base of total marks secured by them in the written examination and Services Selection Board Test. The final allocationselection to Army, Navy, Air Force will made up to the number of vacuities available( subject to the eligibility, medical fitness, and merit cum preference of the campaigners).
  • What documents are needed to be carried by a pimp while joining NDA?
    Income Certificate showing the exact income of parents guardian from all sources properly inked by the proper authorities. Risk Certificate on anon-judicial stamp paper. Legal Agreement Bond onnon-judicial stamp paper. Supplementary Legal Agreement Bond for pimps unfit to produce any of the following Original Xth Certificate and Marksheet. Original XIIth Certificate and Marksheet. On joining, the seeker will deposit 10th & 10 2 education instruments & marksheets in original with NDA, along with five attested clones of each. He'll not be allowed to suffer training at NDA until the same is deposited. Domicile Certificate issued by the competent authority i.e. Gram Sabha/ Tahsildar/ SDM. Data Entry Form( Particulars of pimps). A proficiency instrument if held in out-of-door conditioning sports should be brought by the pimp. Aadhar Card along with 5 attested clones. Photocopies of visage Card( Five clones). visage Card is obligatory and to be submitted while joining for the opening of an account in SBI by the Pay and Account Office of this Academy so that pimps could withdraw fund plutocrat. Recent passport size photos 02 Nos. Jawaharlal Nehru University( JNU) admission form in indistinguishable alongwith Two recent passport size photos. Two clones of 10th and 12th Class passing instruments and Mark wastes. Two clones of the Aadhar Card. Certificate of Joining
  • How do I communicate NDA?
    You can shoot your queries regarding NDA at the dispatch or communicate us on the landline number 020- 25291700
  • What is the height requirement for NDA?