A National Defence Academy is an academy of Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services Indian Army , Indian navy and Indian Air Force are trained together before they go to final services academies. NDA was established in 7th December 1954.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Educational Qualification :
    10+2 in any stream to apply for the Indian army
    10+2 in physics and mathematics to apply for the Indian Air force and Indian Navy
  • Age:Minimum 16.5 Yrs to Maximum 19 Yrs of Age ( No Age Relaxation)
  • Nationality
    A candidate must be a citizen of India
    Girls are not eligible for NDA.
  • Examination Process : Consists of Two stages
    Written Exam
    Interview by a Services Selection Board
  • Website : www.upscgov.in