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    What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?

    about age limit and times of appearing in NDA exams
    I am B.Praveen Kumar,I am studying in 12th class.My date of birth is 28/01/1993,I want to know that can i appear for both the NDA exams that are going to be held in 2013.

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  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2012

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?

    Dear Friend,

    To join NDA(National Defense Academy Exam),you must be an unmarried male candidate born not earlier than 2nd January, 1993 and not later than 1st July, 1995 are eligible.Not only that,you must complete your 10+2 th level of examination from any recognized university of India with PCM(PHYSICS/CHEMISTRY/MATHEMATICS).NDA examination is conducted twice in a year in April and October.
    There is no restrictions of on No. of Attempts in NDA,if your age lies in between 16.5 -19 years then definitely you are eligible to apply for this NDA examination until you become 19th.

    Thank You...Good Luck.....

  4. #3
    Join Date
    May 2011

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?

    NDA stands for National Defence Academy and this examination is conducted by UPSC Twice in a year for the Recruitment of Army, Naval and Air Force Wings .

    If you have completed 12th standard from science background then you are applicable for all post conducted by NDA .All 12th standard candidate can apply for Indian Army .

    The candidate age should between 16.5 years to 19 years.There is no age relaxation for Sc/ST candidate .There is no attempts limit .Upto 19 years of your age you can apply here .

    Your date of Birth is 28/01/1993 so your age is over 19 years old so you are not applicable for NDA exam.

    Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply.

    You must have Citizenship of India.

    The selection procedure for NDA exam is 1) Written Test. 2) Personal Interview.

    Pattern for NDA exam :-

    Paper I - Mathematics : (Maximum Marks 300)
    Arithmetic, Mensuration, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics.

    Paper II - General Ability
    Part A - English (Maximum Marks 200)
    Part B - General Knowledge (Maximum Marks 400)

    For information on NDA exam visit UPSC official website: http://upsc.gov.in

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    ravina saini
    Join Date
    Nov 2012

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?

    The candidate age should be between 16-1/2 to 19 years of age for NDA exam.
    So You can attend NDA exam any number of time between your age limit that is 16-1/2 to 19 years.
    so best of luck

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2011

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?

    dear you can write NDA exam till the age exceeds 25
    • you must be the citizen of India
    • a subject of Bhutan, or
    • a subject of Nepal,
    or if you belong to the Tibetan refugee than you have to be in India with the intention of permanently settling in India,or. you may be migrated from the
    • Pakistan,
    • Burma,
    • Sri Lanka
    • and East African Countries of
    • Kenya,
    • Uganda,
    • the United Republic of Tanzania,
    • Zambia,
    • Malawi,
    • Zaire and
    • Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
    education qualification,,,
    Army wing of National Defense Academy :-
    you must have 10+2 pattern of school education or same education conducted by the state education board or a university.
    Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defense Academy:
    you must have 10+2 pattern of school education or same education with physics,
    conducted by the state education board or a university.
    physical standards
    you must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination as per details below.
    you must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability for good performance in military activities.
    you minimum height is 157.5 cms.and for the air force the minimum height is 162.5 cms.
    • algebra,
    • matrics and determinants,
    • Trigonometry,
    • Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions,
    • Differential Calculus,
    • Integral Calculus and Differential equations,
    • Vector Algebra,
    • Statistics and Probability,
    • General Ability Test,
    general sciences,
    History, Freedom Movement, etc.
    current events,

    the application is common to all the exams ,you will get the all information's regarding the exam ,and how to fill the application etc,,
    you have to apply to the secretary ,UPSC,DHOLPUR HOUSE,
    Shahjahan road,
    examination dates.
    • the date of the exam for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II) on 11th August, 2013 for admission to Army and Air Force wings of NDA for 132nd Course, and for the 94th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd July, 2014
    • The Online Applications for Part I and Part II can be filled from 4th may, 2013 to 3rd June 2013, till 11:59 p.m
    • last date to receive the application is on 3rd June 2013
    you have to apply through the online through the official website,
    examination centers
    • Agartala,
    • Ahmedabad,
    • Aizawl,
    • Allahabad,
    • Bangalore,
    • Bareilly,
    • Bhopal,
    • Chandigarh,
    • Chennai,
    • Cuttack,
    • Calcutta,
    • Dehradun,
    • Delhi,
    • Dharwar,
    • Dispur (Guwahati),
    • Gangtok,
    • Hyderabad,
    • Imphal,
    • Itanagar,
    • Jaipur,
    • Jammu,
    • Jorhat,
    • Kochi,
    • Kohima,
    • Lucknow,
    • Madurai,
    • Mumbai,
    • Nagpur,
    • Panaji (Goa),
    • Patna,
    • Port Blair,
    • Raipur,
    • Ranchi,
    • Sambalpur,
    • Shillong,
    • Shimla,
    • Srinagar,
    • Tirupati,
    • Thiruvananthapuram,
    • Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam.
    so dear all the best.

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2013

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?

    Hi there,
    NDA stands for National defense academy.
    Eligibility criteria:
    1.You must be citizen of India.
    2.You must have completed your 12th class with at least 55% marks in PCM.(5% marks relaxation for SC/ST).
    3.Age limit:16.5-19 years
    4.You must be an unmarried male.
    5.There is no restrictions on no. of attempts.

    Seeing your D.O.B you have crossed the age of 19.So you can not apply for NDA.

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    prashanth yadav
    Join Date
    Jun 2013

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?


    The Acronym "NDA" Stands for National Defense Academy Exam.

    The NDA Exam is conducted twice every year by the Union Public Service Commission under the names of NDA-I & NDA-II.

    NDA-I Exam is conducted in the month of April whereas NDA-II Exam is conducted in the month of August every year.

    The minimum educational qualification required for NDA Exam is set to 12th standard by the UPSC. Also , there is no minimum % of marks required in 12th so you just need to have a pass in 12th from any recognized board.

    The Age Limit For NDA Exam is 165-19 years. There is no relaxation given to candidates whether they belong to any category in the upper age.

    Only male candidates who have Indian Citizenship and are unmarried are eligible to appear in the NDA Examination.

    Girl candidates are not allowed to apply for the NDA Examination.

    The NDA Examination gives chance to the candidates too join any of the following wings :

    * Indian Army

    * Indian Navy

    * Indian Air Force

    The NDA Examination is conducted in three phases namely :

    a) Written Exam

    b) SSB Interview

    c) Medical Test

    Note : candidate must pass all the three stages to pass the NDA Exam.

    The NDA Exam is conducted as per the following pattern :

    NDA stand for National Defence Service Exam.This exam is conduct twice time in a year.This Exam is Conducted in Month of June and December .

    NDA Examination is conducted for admission for the following wings :-Indian Air Force , Indian Army ,Indian Navy .

    You must fulfill the below given criteria for NDA exam .

    Education Qualification:-

    =>Must have 12th standard degree .

    Final year of 12th degree can apply here .
    No Of Attempts:-

    There is no restriction for attempts in NDA exam .You can apply here upto 19 years old .

    So if you are fulfill the above criteria then you can apply for NDA II exam exam .Notification is given below .

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    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Siddipet, Hyderabad.

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?


    NDA-National Defence Academy.

    Eligibility criteria:-

    The candidate should be complete 12th standard from a recognised university.

    Candidate should be a citizen of India.

    Only unmarried male candidates are eligible.

    You must be an Indian origin.

    The age limits 16.5 years to 19 years, no age relaxation.

    Selection process:-

    Written exam,

    SSB interview,

    Medical test.

    All the best.

  10. #9

    Re: What is the age limit and number of attempts for NDA exams?

    my date of birth is 20
    august 1994
    is I'm eligible for the next nda exam?

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