National Defence Academy and Naval Academy examination ( NDA and NA exam) 2011
National Defence Academy and Naval Academy examination 2011
Recruitment of candidates to Army, Navy and Air force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA), is through National Defence Academy Entrance Exam which is held twice a year, generally in the month of April and September. NDA exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). A candidate must be an unmarried male. The course of training is for three years.
NDA and NA Exam 2011 Eligibility Criteria
16 1/2 - 19 years
For Army wing of NDA : 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of school Education, or equivalent
For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and for 10+2 (Executive Branch) Course at Naval Academy: 12 th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of school Education with Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Candidates appearing at the 12th Class Examination are also eligible to compete. Such candidates will be required to submit the proof of passing the 12th Class Examination by a date to be specified in the Commission’s Notice for the Examination.
NDA and NA Exam 2011 Application procedure
The UPSC have developed an application form common for all their examinations which can be processed on computerised machines. This application form along with an Information Brochure containing general instructions for filling up the form, an acknowledgement card and an envelope for sending the application will be obtainable from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post Offices throughout the country on payment of a requisite amount.
Blank application forms and other particulars are published by UPSC in leading newspapers and Employment News in the month of March and September. A candidate seeking admission must apply to The Secretary, UPSC, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi- 110069 on prescribed application form.
NDA and NA Exam 2011 Examination Pattern
1. Written examination:
Mathematics (objective type) : 300 marks
General ability Test ( objective type) : 600 marks
2. Marks for SSB interviews : 900 marks
NDA and NA Exam 2011 Important dates
N.D.A & N.A exam (I) 2011:
Date of notification: 16.10.2010
Last Date for receipt of application: 15.11.2010 (Monday)
Date of commencement of examination: 17.04.2011(Sunday)
N.D.A & N.A exam (Ii) 2011:
Date of notification: 09.04.2011
Last Date for receipt of application: 09.05.2011( Monday)
Date of commencement of examination: 21.08.2011 ( Sunday)