Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is all set to conduct the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2014 on 20 April 2014 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 133rd course and for the 95th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing 2 January 2015. Unmarried males interested in joining either of the services can apply online till 20 January 2014.
Last Date to apply online: 20 January 2014
Date of written Exam: 20 April 2014
Number of Vacancies to be filled through this Examination:
National Defence Academy (NDA): 320 [208-Army; 42-Navy; 70-Air Force]
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme): 55
Total Number of Vacancies: 375
NOTE: The number of vacancies is tentative.
[Candidates joining Naval Academy will undergo 4 years B.Tech. Course and will be given an opportunity to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy.]
Candidates born between 2 January 1995 and 1 July 1998 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.
Army wing of NDA: 12th (10+2 pattern) or equivalent from a State Education Board / University.
Air Force and Naval wing of NDA and (10+2) Cadet Entry Scheme at Naval Academy: 12th (10+2 pattern) or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics from a State Education Board / University.
Candidates appearing for their 12th (10+2 pattern) or equivalent examination can apply. These candidates will have to submit the proof of their passing the mentioned exam by 5 December 2014.
Candidates are required to pay an examination fee of Rs.100 either by depositing the money in any Branch of State Bank of India by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India / State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur / State Bank of Hyderabad / State Bank of Mysore / State Bank of Patiala / State Bank of Travancore or through Visa / Master Credit / Debit Card.
(SC / ST candidates are exempted from payment of fees.)
Admission will be made on the basis of candidates’ performance in the Written Exam and in the Intelligence and Personality test.
Candidates qualifying the Written Exam will only be allowed to appear for the Intelligence and Personality test
The written exam will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice with provision of negative marking for wrong answer.
The result of written exam is likely to be declared in July 2014.
Candidates must specify the service for which he wishes to be considered for, in order of his preference. They will be considered for admission to only those services which they opted for so, they should make maximum preferences.
Candidates selected for exam will be informed of the time table and place (s) of exam. Candidates must undertake not to marry until they complete their training. Those who marry during training would be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred by the Government on him.
The examination will be held at – Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawal, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Thapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vishakhapatnam.
How to Apply
Interested Candidates are required to apply online by using the UPSC’s website: www.upsconline.nic.in on or before 20 January 2014.
The applicants are advised to submit only one application. However, if due to any unavoidable situation, a candidate submits another/multiple applications, then the application with the higher RID (Registration ID) will be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
Eligible candidates will be issued an e-Admission Certificate 3 (three) weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admission Certificate will be made available on the UPSC website [www.upsc.gov.in] for downloading.
All applicants should provide a valid, active e-mail ID for correspondence related to issue of admit cards, results etc.
Originals of documents / certificates will have to be produced at the time of Interview. During verification, if any of the claims made in the application is found to be incorrect, then the Commission is authorized to initiate action against the candidate.
Facilitation Counter for Candidates: In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding application, candidature etc. candidates can contact in person UPSC’s Facilitation Counter, near Gate ‘C’ of its campus or over Telephone: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543 on any working day between 10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs.
Detailed instructions are available on the Commission’s official website
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