UPSC Releases NDA & NA (I) 2018 Notification: Check Now!

By Divya

Union Public Service Commission has released the notification for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2018 on the official website. Candidates can apply on the official website.

The UPSC exam will be held for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 141st Course, and for the 103rd Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2 January 2019

In this exam, 415 vacancies will be filled up in National Defence Academy (208 for Army, 60 for Navy and 92 for Air Force) and 55 in Naval Academy (10+2 cadet entry scheme).


Eligibility criteria for UPSC recruitment:

  • For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  • For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

Physical Standards:

  • Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2018 as per guidelines are given in Appendix-IV.
  • A candidate who has resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces is not eligible to apply.

Age limit for UPSC recruitment:

  • Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02 July 1999 and not later than 1 July 2002 are eligible.

How to apply for UPSC recruitment?

Centres of examination:

The Examination will be held at the following Centres:

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur,
Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, and Vishakhapatnam.

UPSC 2018- Important dates to focus:

  • Last date for submission of applications:  The Online Applications can be filled up to 05 February 2018 till 6.00 PM.

    For more detailed information, click here

    Also Read: UPSC Recruitment 2018 for Various Posts: Earn Up to Rs 177500!

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