Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts NDA (National defence academy) and National Academy (NA) Exam (II) twice in a year for admission into Army, Navy, and Air Force Wings. Minimum Educational Qualification is 12th Class pass in 10+2 Pattern.The entrance for National Defense Academy comprises of a Written Exam followed by and Intelligence and Personality Test.

                      Written Examination #    The details follow:   The written exam consist of two papers.                                                                 

  Paper                    Subject         Duration       Maximum Marks
      I         Mathematics       2.5 hours      300
      II      General Ability Test      2.5 hours     600
   Total     900

General (but important) instructions about written examination. The General Ability Test consists of

     Parts      Subjects    Maximum Marks
   Part A     English    200
   Part B    General Knowledge     400
     Total       600

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA For NDA Applicant & Araspirant

Marital Status & Age

# Unmarried male candidates must be 16 ½ years of age but should not complete the age of 19 years on 1st of Jan. or July 1st of the year succeeding the year of exam.