This examination is held twice
a year, generally in the months of April and September, for admission
to the courses commencing in the following January and July respectively
for the Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of the National Defence
Academy. A candidate must be an unmarried male. Blank application
forms and other particulars are published in the Employment News
generally in the month of March and September.
A candidate must be an unmarried male and have attained the age
1/2 years and must not have attained
the age 19 years on the 1st January or 1st of July of the year
succeeding the year of examination.
(1) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass
of 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination
conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
(2) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy
and for the 10+2 (Executive Branch) course at the Naval Academy:
12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of a School Education or equivalent
with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board
or a University. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class
under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination
can also apply.
Plan of the Examination:
The examination comprises:
(i) Written Examination in the subjects set out in Para 5 below;
(ii) Intelligence, obstacles and Group Tests by Services Selection
Board of the candidates, who qualify the written examination.
The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and
the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:
Ability Test (English, General Knowledge and Science)
· The papers in all subjects will consist of OBJECTIVE-TYPE
· The question papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.