Application form for National Defense Academy

NDA Entrance Exam

NDA Entrance Exam is a very renowned examination for class 12 pass out, students.  This exam is an entry level exam for students who want to make their career and future in defense forces of India,. Every year National Defense examination is organized at various examination centers in India. Students for different Indian defense forces such as Navy, Army, and Air force get selected based on their performance in the all India written examination. Basically, National Defense Academy is the first center around the world where the candidates i.e. cadets of all three services of defense i.e. Navy, Army, and Air force are trained altogether. National Defense Academy examination is held twice a year by the UPSC i.e. Union Public Service Commission. Examination for the first time in the year is organized in April which is known as National Defense Academy Exam 1 and the other is organized in the month of September.

Important Dates for National Defense Academy Exam 2016 are as follows

  1. Date of Notification for the Second Exam is- 18th June 2016.
  2. Last date for filling and submitting the application form- 15th July 2016.
  3. National Defense Academy Examination Date is- 18th September 2016.


If a student wants to apply for National Defense Academy examination then the person needs to satisfy the following conditions which are–

  • Only the candidates who are unmarried can apply.
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • Only Indian citizen
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before and on 1st January 1962 for staying here for the rest of their life.


For recruitment in Indian Army, the student must have completed or appeared in class 12th from a recognized board. For Air force and Navy, students must have completed or had appeared in class 12th with Physics and Mathematics as the core subject from a recognized board.

Application Fees: Students need to pay Rs.100 for the National Defense Academy /Naval Academy Examination (NDA) application form.


Students will be selected based on their performance in the written test and Interview conducted by State Selection Board.National Defense Academy (II) examination will be held on 18th September 2016 and thousands of applicants are going to appear for the examination.

Physical Standards: Students need to be physically fit. Students must fulfill all the physical standards norms and regulations such as height, weight, and eye sight.