UPSC NDA 2016 Application Form: UPSC NDA Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Application Fee, How to Apply and Selection Procedure, etc.
Union Public Service Commission i.e. UPSC conducts entrance examination for National Defence Academy twice in a year. Candidates, who want to make the career in Indian Defence Forces like Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy.
This is a golden opportunity for candidates after passing 12th class. The exam is conducted in the month of April and September. Interested candidates must check the detail of Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Application Fee, How to Apply and Selection Procedure, etc.
We are providing this information in this article. Read this article carefully and then decide whether you want to apply for the NDA 2016 or not.
UPSC NDA 2016 Application Form
Th detail of eligibility criteria is given below:
- Applicant must be a citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan. A Tibetan refugee came to India before 01 January 1962 with mind-set to become a permanent residence of India are also eligible.
- Minimum educational qualification is 12th class passed from recognized board. For Indian Navy and Army, Candidates must have Physics and Maths as compulsory subjects in 12th Class.
- For NDA Ist Exam 2016, Candidate should be born on 2nd July 1997 to 1st July 2000 and For NDA 2nd Exam 2016, Candidate should be born between 2nd January 1998 to 1st July 2001.
- Only unmarried candidates can apply for NDA 2016.
For NDA Ist Exam 2016:
- Starting Date to Submit Application form Online: 2nd January 2016
- Last Date to Submit Application form Online: 29th January 2016
- Exam Date for NDA Ist Exam: 17th April 2016
For NDA 2nd Exam 2016:
- Starting Date to Submit Application form Online: 18th June 2016
- Last Date to Submit Application form Online: 15th July 2016
- Exam Date for NDA 2nd Exam: 18th September 2016
Male Candidates of General and OBC category will pay application fee of Rs. 100/- either by online mode i.e. by using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking or by offline mode i.e. by using Bank Challan from SBI or by CRF (Central Recruitment Fee) stamp from the post office. Female candidates and SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted from paying an application fee.
How to Apply for UPSC NDA 2016 Application Form
Candidates can apply for NDA Exam only through online mode. We are telling you the steps to fill the online application form from official website. Note down the steps detailed below:
- Visit the official website i.e. www.upsconline.nic.in
- Search for the link of NDA 2016 and click apply online.
- Fill all the detail in the online application form like personal detail, guardian detail, marital status, educational detail etc.
- Choose your preference from Indian Army, Air Force, and Navy, Choose your center of examination, etc.
- Upload your scanned photograph and signature in specified dimension.
- After filling the complete form, click submit.
- Click save and take the printout of it for future use.
The exam will consist of objective type MCQs. The exam will be set in both languages i.e. Hindi and English. There will be two Papers, namely, Mathematics and General Ability. The detail of both papers is given below:
- Mathematics Paper will contain 300 marks and duration of two and a half hours will be provided to attempt Mathematics Exam.
- General Ability paper is divided into two parts, namely, English and GK. English section will contain 200 marks, and GK section will contain 400 marks. More marks weight age will be provided to the General Ability portion. So, Prepare well for it.
- There will be 1/3rd negative marking for each wrong answer for all subjects.
After written examination, the result will be declared, and merit list will be issued on the official website. Shortlisted candidates will be called for SSB Interview. The SSB Interview will last for 4 to 5 days.
There will be many rounds in Interview process to check the physical ability, medical fitness, etc. of candidates. Final merit list will be issued for candidates who will qualify in all rounds in Interview. Candidates, whose name will come under merit list, will be called for medical test and document verification.
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Official Website of UPSC i.e. www.upsconline.nic.in