UPSC is going to conduct the Coveted UPSC NDA Examination 2011 to select suitable candidates for admission into the Army, Air Force and Navy wings of the National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II), 2011. This is the 128th batch of NDA and 90th of the Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). The candidates selected through these examinations get a chance to serve their Motherland India and fight for it in case of any adversities. These jobs are highly prestigious and very rewarding. An NDA cadet stands apart and courageously faces the challenges of his job and emerges as a winner in all aspects of life. The course will start from June 2012 as per UPSC guidelines. A total of 335 posts are there to be filled. Following is the division of seats amongst different categories:
- Army – 195 Seats
- Navy – 39 Seats
- Indian Naval Academy – 35 Seats
- Air Force – 66 Seats
Candidates join a four years B.Tech Course in Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy and 10+2 cadet Entry Scheme.
Age limit: Male candidates who are born between 2nd July, 1993and 1st January, 1996 are eligible to apply.
Educational qualification: Candidates who have passed 12th OR equivalent examination conducted by State Education Board (OR) a Registered University. For Navy and Naval Academy and Air force,
candidates should have passed 12th (OR) equivalent examination conducted by State Education Board or university with physics, chemistry and mathematics as subjects.
Application fee: Candidates should submit a fee of Rupees 50 in any branches of SBI (fee waiver for SC/ST candidates), (OR) submit their fee online by net banking (OR) by credit/debit card. Candidates who are applying offline should deposit Rupees100/- via Central Recruitment Fee Stamp (CRFS) only.
How to apply: The eligible candidates have two options to apply:
1. The candidates can apply online through official website of UPSC (www.upsconline.nic.in) on or before the last date (09-05-2011).
2. Candidates can also apply offline by filling new common application form. Forms can be purchased from selected Post Offices across India by making a payment of Rs 30. Candidates need to affix the stamp of Rs 6/- on the acknowledgement card and then forward it along with complete application form. Candidate should mail their complete form by post, speed post or
courier The completed application form needs to be sent to the following address on or before 09-05-2011:
Controller of Examinations,
UPSC, Dholpur House,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069