NDA II 2016 dates announced, Last date to apply is July 15, 2016

NDA Exam 2016 – National Defense Academy Entrance Exam is a well-known examination which gets filled by 12th pass out candidates. Candidates who want to make their shining career in Indian defense forces, and then this examination is the best option and the greatest opportunity for them. Each year this examination gets conducted at various examination centers successfully.

What NDA stands for: Candidates for various Indian defense forces such as Army, Navy and Air force gets selected on the basis of their performance in NDA examination. Basically NDA stands for National Defense Academy which is the first center on this planet where the cadets of all three services i.e. Army, Navy and Air force get trained together. NDA examination gets twice a year by the UPSC – The Union Public Service Commission. First examination gets conducted in April (NDA 1) and another one in September. 

The Online Applications (PartI and Part II) can be filled from 18th June 2016 to 15th July 2016

Minimum academic qualifications prescribed:

(i) For Army Wing of 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.
(ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and for 10+2 (Executive Branch) Course at Naval Academy: 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.


Age Limits: 16 ½ - 19 years

Important Dates for NDA 2016 Exam 2nd 

Date of Notification 18th June 2016
Last date for filling application form  15th July 2016
NDA/NA 2nd Exam Date 18th September 2016

Eligibility Criteria

If a candidate want to apply for NDA examination then he/she must be either –
1) Only unmarried candidates
2) A subject of Bhutan
3) Indian citizen
4) A subject of Nepal
5) A Tibetan refugee who must have come back to India before 1st January 1962 for staying here for the rest of their life.

Educational Qualifications

For Indian Army, candidates must have done or appearing class 12th from a recognized board.
For Air force and Navy, candidates must have done or appearing class 12th with physics and Mathematics from a recognized board.

Application Fee

Candidate need to pay Rs. 100 when ever applying the application form for NDA/NA Examination.