Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the examination notice for conducting the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2014 under the advertisement number-03/2014-NDA-I ,dated 21 January 2013. It is requested to interested candidates to apply online form for above mentioned posts before 20 January 2014 as last date for applying online application form is decided on 20 January 2014. It should be noted that this examination is carried out for admission to Army, naval and Air Force Wings of NDA. Date of written examination for this examination is decided on 20 April 2014 and result of these examination will be declared in the month of july 2014. Total number of posts are 375 and break up of posts are described below.
Post Details: For the National Defence Academy (NDA): Number of posts are 320(Army=208,Navy=42 and Air Force=70) and for the Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme): Number of pots is 55. Number of seats are not fixed , it may vary according to the requirement of organisation.
Age Criterion: Candidates should born not earlier than 2 July 1995 and not later than 1 July 1998. Only unmarried candidates lying between above birth range are eligible for applying above posts.
Educational details for NDA & NAval Academy Examination(I): Education qualification for army wing is different from air force & naval wing of NDA. For army wing of NDA, candidates should have intermediate degree or its equivalent from an approved state education board or university. Similarly for air force and naval wing of NDA, candidates should have intermediate degree or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics from a state education board or university. For (10+2) Cadet Entry Scheme at naval Academy, candidates should have intermediate degree or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics from a state education board or university.
Note: Candidates appearing in 12th examination can also apply for these examination but it should be noted that after qualified, candidates have to show final 12th degree by 5 December 2014.
Fee Details: Eligible general and OBC candidates have to pay Rs.100 for applying these examination and for SC/ST category , examination fee is nil.
Selection Method: Selection of candidates will be based on the marks obtained in the written examination and followed by their intelligence test and interview.
How to Apply(Apply Online): For applying online, candidates have to visit its official website and fill the form accordingly. Basically, online application form filling is divided in two parts. In first part of registration, candidates have to fill all its personal and educational details as desired in application form and then submit. After submitting the completed application form for first part, candidates will get unique registration number and is is advised to eligible candidate to note down this registration number or take print out. In case of non availability of admit card , this registration number will be important for communication purpose with commision . In second part , candidates have to pay examination fee as decided in advertisement and attach photo & signature at appropriate place as mentioned in the application form for final submission of form.
Note: for complete details about age, education, qualification, examination pattern etc and for online application form , candidates have to visit its official website.