An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 20th April 2014 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 133 Course, and for the 95 Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 02 Jan 2014. 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.
The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the commission.
The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be 375. Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy.
- A candidate is required to specify Clearly in the online application form the Services for which he wishes to be Considered in the order of his preference [1 to 4]. He is also advised to indicate as Many preferences as he wishes to opt so That having regard to his rank in the order Of merit due consideration can be given to His preferences when making Appointments.
- Candidates should note that they will Be considered for appointment to those Services only for which they express their Preferences and for no other service(s). No Request for addition/alteration in the Preferences already indicated by a Candidate in his application will be Entertained by the commission.
- Admission to the above courses will be Made on the results of the written Examination to be conducted by the Commission followed by intelligence and Personality test by the services selection Board, of candidates who qualify in the written examination.
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DISQUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION TO THE TRAINING COURSE :-
Candidates who were admitted to an earlier course at the National Defence Academy or to the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy but were removed there from for lack of officer-like qualities or on disciplinary grounds will not be admitted to the Academy.
Candidates who were previously withdrawn from the National Defence Academy or Indian Naval Academy on medical grounds or left the above Academy voluntarily are however , eligible for admission to the Academy provided they satisfy the medical and other prescribed conditions.
Two-stage selection procedure based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test has been introduced at Selection Centers / Air Force Selection Boards. All the candidates will be put to stage one test on first day of reporting at Selection centres/Air Force Selection Boards. Only those candidates who qualify at stage one will be admitted to the second stage/remaining tests. Those candidates who qualify stage II will be required to submit the original Certificates along with one photocopy each of : ( I ) original Matriculation pass certificate or equivalent in support of date of birth, (ii) Original 10+2 pass certificate or equivalent in support of educational qualification.
Candidates who appear before the Services Selection Board and undergo the test there, will do so at their own risk and will not be entitled to cla im any compensation or other relief from Government in respect of any injury which they may sustain in the course of or as a result of any of the tests given to them at the Services Selection Board whether due to the negligence of any person or otherwise. Parents or guardians of the candidates will be required to sign a certificate to this effect.
To be acceptable, candidates for the Army/ Navy/Naval Academy and Air Force should secure the minimum qualifying Marks separately in (i) Written examination as fixed by the Commission at their discretion and (ii) Officer potentiality Test as fixed by the Services Selection Board at their discretion. Over and above candidates for the Air Force, and all the SSB qualified candidates as per their willingness, eligibility and preference for Air Force, should separately qualify the PABT.
Subject to these conditions 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 up to the number of vacancies available subject to eligibility, medical fitness and merit-cum-preference of the candidates . T he candidates who are eligible to be admitted to multiple Services/ Courses will be considered for allocation/ selection with reference to their order of preferences and in the event of their final location/selection to one Service/Course, they will not be considered for admission to other remaining Services/ Courses.
N.B. : EVERY CANDIDATE FOR THE AIR FORCE IS GIVEN PILOT APTITUDE TEST ONLY ONCE. THE GRADE SECURED BY HIM AT THE FIRST TEST WILL THEREFORE HOLD GOOD FOR EVERY SUBSEQUENT INTERVIEW HE HAS WITH THE AIR FORCE SELECTION BOARD. A CANDIDATE WHO FAILS IN THE FIRST PILOT APTITUDE TEST CANNOT APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO THE NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY EXAMINATION FOR THE AIR FORCE WING OR GENERAL DUTIES (PILOT) BRANCH OR NAVAL AIR ARM.
Candidates who have been given the Pilot Aptitude Test for any previous N.D.A. course should submit their application for this examination for the Air Force Wing, only if they have been notified as having qualified in the Pilot Aptitude Test.
The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual candidates shall be decided by the Commission at their discretion and the Commission will not enter in to correspondence with them regarding the result.
Success in the examination confers no right of admission to the Academy. A candidate must satisfy the appointing authority that he is suitable in all respects for admission to the Academy.
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