NDA 2017: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus
NDA 2017 notification for exam dates and academic calendar has been released by UPSC. As NDA exam 2017 will be held twice in the year 2017. The authority has been released the exam dates for both exam session. The exam date is the subject to change by the conducting body, students are suggested to visit this page regularly for latest updates. NDA 2017 exam dates are mentioned below:
|Events||Dates (NDA I)||Dates (NDA II)|
|Notification release||18th January, 2017||7th June 2017|
|Application form release||18th January, 2017||7th June 2017|
|Last date to submit the application form||10th February, 2017||30th June 2017|
|Admit card release||one or two weeks before exam||one or two weeks before exam|
|Exam date||23rd April, 2017||10th September 2017|
|Result declaration||May, 2017||October, 2017|
- The NDA 2017 Application Form will be filled and submitted via online process through the official site of UPSC.
- The application form will be released from 18th January, 2017 (for NDA I) and from 7th June, 2017 (for NDA II).
- Candidates are suggested to fill the application form carefully.
- No change will be permitted after final submitting the application form.
- Candidates should keep ready the scanned images of photograph & signature in prescribed size and format before filling the application form.
- The last date of filling application form for NDA (I) 2017 is 10th February 2017 and for NDA (II) 2017 is 30th June 2017.
- Candidates must note down that there is no need to send the printed application form to the authority.
- The application fee for general & OBC candidates is Rs. 100/-.
- SC/ST candidates and wards of JCOs/NCOs/ORs are exempted from examination fee.
- The application fee payment can be done via cash payment in any branch of SBI Bank or through net banking, visa/master/debit card.
Check How to Fill NDA 2017 Application Form
NDA Eligibility Criteria
NDA 2017 eligibility criteria is prescribed by the UPSC is same as in 2016. No change is marked for year 2017. The eligibility criteria is defined in four categories like Nationality, Marital Status, Age limit, Educational Qualification and Physical Standard. Candidates should strictly meet the eligibility criteria for appearing this exam. The detailed criteria is as following:
|Nationality||Candidate must be a citizen of India/ a subject of Bhutan/ a subject of Nepal/ a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.|
|Marital Status||Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply.|
|Age Limit||For NDA I, candidates born not before 2nd July, 1998 and not later than 1st July, 2001 are eligible to apply.For NDA II, students not born before 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January, 2002 are eligible to apply.|
|Educational Qualification||For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: Candidates must have passed 12th or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics subjects from any State Education Board or a University.|
12th or equivalent exam appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.
|Physical Standards||Candidates should be physically fit as per to the guidelines set by National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination.Candidates who have resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces are not eligible to apply.|
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National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2017
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Opportunities for Women in the Armed Forces
NDA and NA Exam (I)-2017
Date of Notification: 18th January 2017
The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 18th January 2017 to 10th February 2017 (Friday)
Last Date for Receipt of Applications:10th February 2017 (Friday)
Availability of e-Admit Cards: 3 Weeks before the commencement of Exam (tentative)
Last date for submission of application: 10th February 2017 (Friday)
Date of NDA 2017 (I) Examination: 23rd April 2017 (Sunday)
Written Exam Results will be declared in: July-Aug 2017 (tentative)
INAC commencing from: 02nd Jan 2018 (tentative)
SSB Interview for the candidates qualified in Written Exam will be held during: Sep 2017 to Dec 2017 (tentative)
An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 23rd April 2017 (Sunday), for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 139th Course, and for the 101 Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd Jan, 2018.
The candidates Joining Indian Naval Academy would undergo 4 years B.Tech course and would be given an opportunity to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy subject to availability of vacancies
National Defence Academy:355 (208 for Army, 55 for Navy and 92 for Air Force) - (Tentative)
Naval Academy : 55 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) -(Tentative)
Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy
Conditions of eligibility