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UPSC Announces NDA-1 & NDA-2 Schedules

Published on : 29-Dec-2019 Powered by

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the calendar of exams for 2020.  As per this latest notification, the following are the dates for the National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy (NA) Exams:

NDA & NA exams are conducted twice each year by UPSC for admissions to:
(1) the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA) in Khadakvasla, Pune and
(2) Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) under the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme

The qualified candidates will then be placed in a single combined list on the basis of total marks secured by them in the Written Examination and the Services Selection Board Tests. The final allocation/selection for admission to the Army, Navy, Air Force of the National Defence Academy and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy will be made upto the number of vacancies available subject to eligibility, medical fitness and merit-cum-preference of the candidates.

After NDA:
On passing out from the National Defence Academy
- Army Cadets go to the Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun
- Naval Cadets to Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala (Kerala)
- Air Force cadets to Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

All the cadets on passing out will be awarded degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi as under:-
(a) Army Cadets - B.Sc/ B.Sc (Computer)/ B.A
(b) Naval Cadets - B. Tech Degree
(c) Air Force Cadets - B. Tech Degree / B.Sc / B.Sc (Computer)

NDA-1 Schedule:
Start of Online Applications: 08.Jan.2020
Last Date to Apply:  28.Jan.2020
Date of Exam: 19.Apr.2020  

NDA-2 Schedule:
Start of Online Applications: 08.June.2020
Last Date to Apply:  30.June.2020
Date of Exam: 06.Sept.2020

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