Union Public Service Commission Exam Notice No ; 3/2017. NDA-I dt : 18.1,17. I .
NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY & NAVAL ACADEMY EXAM-I, 2017.
UPSC will be conducting the above exam on 23.4.17 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 139th Course and for the 101th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing 2.1.18.
No. of posts : 390 [NDA-335 (208 for the Army, 55 for Navy, 72 for the Air Force and 55 for INA (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)].
Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply.
Qun : (i) For Army wing -ef National Defence Academy : 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
(il) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme Course at INA: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of 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.
Age: Born not earlier than 2.7.98 and not later than 1.7.2001.
The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or In the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to be submitted only after the. declaration of the result of the written part,of the examination. No other document relating, to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records’ and the like will be accepted.
Physical stds : Candidates must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of militarily duties. Should be no evidence 6f weak constitution, bodily defects or under weight. Should not be over weight or obsess.
The minimum acceptable height is 157.5 cms (162.5 cms for Air force). For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of north eastern regions of India, Garhwal- and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable heights will be 5 cms. less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep ;the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.
Chest should be well developed. Fully expanded chest should not be less Jhap 81; cms.’ The minimum ft range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms. The. measurement will be taken with a tape so adjusted that is lower edge should touch the nipple in front and upper part of the tape should touch the lower angle I of the shoulder blades behind. X-Ray of the chest is compulsory and will be taken to rule out any disease of the chest.
There should be no maldevelopment or Impairment of function of the bones or joint. A candidate should have no past history of mental breakdown or fits.
Find out more details about physical fitness and procedure at official website.