NDA Application Form for registering in Entrance Exam of NDA and NA is released twice a year. Check the article for instant updates on NDA Application Form. Guidelines on filling the NDA Application Form, release and closure date, payment mode, eligibility to Apply, and the necessary documents needed are detailed in the Article.
NDA Application Form - PART I - Registration
The registration for NDA Exam is done in Two stages using the NDA Application Form released by UPSC. On completion of the first stage of Registration, candidates will be provided with a Registration Number, which is needed for any further use. Candidates are asked to read through the Eligibility Criteria before applying. Details to be filled in Part I - Registration is:
(i) PERSONAL DETAILS
- Date of Birth
- Father’s Name and Mother’s Name
- Marital Status
- Physically Challenged
- If You Belong To Minority
- Fees Remission Claimed
(ii) EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
- Address, Contact Details, and E-mail Address are to be filled.
On completion of the First Stage, Registration Account Details will be generated along with Registered ID (RID). RID is required for further communication with UPSC and candidates can take a printout of it for reference. Candidates can then process to Next stage of registration.
NDA Application Form - PART II
Part II Registration has Four Stages: (i) Application Fee Payment, (ii) Selection of Examination Centre, (iii) Uploading of Photograph and Signature, and (iv) Agreeing to Declaration.
The Application Fee of Rs.100/- can be made in two modes i.e. Online mode and Offline mode of payment through bank.
(i) By Online Mode:
Payment can be made using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/MasterCard/Rupay Credit/Debit Card.
(ii) By Offline Mode:
Candidates opting for “Pay-by-Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch after a day's gap and on bank working day.
- “Pay by Cash” mode option will be deactivated at 23:59 hours of one day before the application closing date.
- Applicants who are unable to Pay by Cash before the closure time/date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-Slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card or Internet Banking Payment mode before the Application Closing Date i.e. till 6.00 P.M.
Candidates who are eligible for Fees Exemption will be skipped through this stage.
Selection of Examination Centre
Applicants can make the Centre of choice for taking up the Examination. There will be ceiling on number of allotments made for each Centre except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkata, and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be based on a first-cum first-allot basis, the allotment is seized once the capacity of the Centre is attained. Candidates are then asked to make a choice from other centers available. Candidates by no means can request for change of Centre. Commission reserves the right to change the Centres at their discretion if the situation demands.
Upload Scanned Images
The next stage of Registration is to Upload Images of Photograph and Signature of the Candidate. The scanned image of Photograph and Signature should be in .jpg format. The size should not exceed 40 kb and not less than 3 kb for Photograph and 1 kb for Signature.
NDA Application Form - Declaration and Print Application
The last stage of PART-II Registration is the Declaration by the candidate. Candidates are asked to read through the Declaration and Agree to it before Final Submission is made. Unless you click on “I have read Declaration and Agree” button, the application is not considered valid. Candidates can take a printout of the application in the link provided on the page.
The Application Form is considered INCOMPLETE AND REJECTED UNLESS YOU COMPLETE PART-II REGISTRATION.
NDA Application Form - Important Dates
The important dates to be notified by the Candidate are given below.
||NDA Important Dates
|Application form - Release
||June 7, 2017
|Offline Mode of Fees payment
||June 29, 2017 (11:59 p.m.)
|Online Mode of Fees payment
||June 30, 2017 (6:00 p.m.)
|Online Editing of Application Form
||June 30, 2017 (6:00 p.m.)
|Application form - Closure
||June 30, 2017 (6:00 p.m.)
For more details on exam dates, check NDA Exam Date
UPSC follows a process of Entrance Exam followed by Two-stage selection process for the admission of candidates in NDA and NA. UPSC has laid certain norms and criteria for the candidates to take up the Entrance test and the Selection process. The first stage of the selection process is Written Examination. Find below the Pattern of Written Exam. For Syllabus and Sample Paper, check NDA Syllabus
and NDA Sample Paper
|General Ability Test
The Exam will be of Objective Type Questions only and every wrongly answered question carries negative marking. The Commission holds the rights to fix the qualifying marks for any or all subjects of the Exam. On publication of results of the Entrance Exam, shortlisted candidates will take the two-step selection process by Services Selection Board. Candidates opted for Army/Navy wings of the NDA will have to appear for Intelligence and Personality Test also will be assessed on Officers Potentiality. Candidates opted for Air Force as the First choice, in addition to the Two-Stage Selection Process, should appear for Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) and Pilot Aptitude Test (which forms the whole PAB Test).
The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination is given below
|National Defence Academy
||335 (Army - 208, Navy - 55, and Air Force - 72)
||55 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy. Candidates are required to specify their order of preference for the Services as the Ranking, Final Merit List, and Allotment is based on the preference given by the candidate.
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