Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently published an employment circular to organize National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) Examination 2016 for engagement of qualified and competent individuals in the defence services. The selection will be made for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 138th Course, and for the 100th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 02.07.2017. The details of UPSC NDA & NA Examination (II) 2016 are mentioned below:-
Name of the Examination: NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY & NAVAL ACADEMY EXAMINATION (II), 2016
Approximate No. of Openings:
1. National Defence Academy (NDA) – 355 Posts
2. Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) - 55 Posts
Essential Qualification: The candidates should be 12th class pass or its equivalent examination from recognized university. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination are also eligible for this exam.
Age Limitation: The applying persons should have born not before 02.01.1998 and not after 01.01.2001.
Examination Fee: Candidates will have to pay Rs. 100/- as examination fee either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using internet banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card. Candidates under the category of SC/ST/PWD/Women /Sons of JCOs/NCOs are exempted from payment of fee.
Mode of Recruitment: The selection process contains following stages-
(i) Applications received by nominated committee will be shortlisted after initial screening,
(ii) Shortlisted candidate will be required to undergo written examination conducted by Commission,
(iii) Candidates who qualify in the written examination will be called for SSB interview.
How to apply: Interested candidates who comply with the requisite eligibility criteria may apply online at www.upsconline.nic.in on or before 15.07.2016. Candidates are advised to read the contents of advertisement before applying online.
- Last date for filling online application – 15.07.2016
- Last date for payment of fee through Challan – 14.07.2016
- Last date for payment of online fee – 15.07.2016
- Date of Examination – 18.09.2016
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