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How to qualify for NDA entrance exam Published by: suzan poudel Updated Thu, 10 Mar 2022 04:33 PM IST


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What Is NDA exam ?

NDA is one of the most sought-after entrance examination in the country for joining the defence sector . The exam is conducted twice every year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). NDA examination consists of two stages: written exam and SSB Interview.
Educational Qualification :

Army wing - NDA:Candidate must have passed Class 12th or its equivalent examination from a recognized board

The Air Force & Naval wings of NDA and 10+2 Cadet entry scheme at INA: Candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics.

Marital Status :

Only unmarried applicants can allow and they should not marry until they complete their training . Candidates who marry during their training will be discharged and will have to refund all the expenditure spend on him by the government.

Candidates who fill the NDA registration form first need to appear in the written exam. After that Candidates who qualify the written exam need to appear for SSB Interview for Intelligence and Personality Test.

What is the qualifying criteria  for NDA exam ?

 Candidates interested in joining the National Defense Academy (NDA) must take the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) entrance exam in New Delhi. The authority conducts the review twice a year, in April and September.


All applicants are advised to review the eligibility requirements listed here. We have given specific details about  Eligibility Criteria in this article.
Criteria for NDA Eligibility :

NDA entrance  is a test for candidates from all over India who want to join the Indian Defense Forces. Candidates are recruited for the Air Force, Navy, and Army through the NDA.Before applying, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements since only those who meet these requirements are eligible to take the exam.


The nominee must be an Indian, Nepalese, or Bhutanese resident.
Tibetan refugees who arrived in India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of becoming permanent residents are also eligible.
An individual of Indian origin who has migrated to India permanently from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam is also qualified to apply.
Candidates who were not Indian citizens or Nepalese Gorkha subjects required a certificate of eligibility from the Indian government.

The NDA test is only open to unmarried male applicants.

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Girls are not permitted to take the NDA entrance exam

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Qualification Criteria:

The following are the minimum requirements for the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force:

Indian Army Eligibility:

Candidates interested in joining the Indian Army must have completed their 12th (10+2 pattern) or equivalent examination from a recognized board. 

Indian Navy and Air Force Eligibility:

Those interested in joining the Indian Navy or Air Force must have completed their 12th/appearing (10+2 pattern) from a recognized board or university, with Physics and Mathematics as a required subject.

Physical Criteria:
Candidates must be physically and mentally fit according to the National Defense Academy and Naval Academy Examination 2021 physical requirements.An applicant who has resigned or been dismissed from either of the Armed Forces' training academies due to disciplinary reasons is ineligible to apply.

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