National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam 2014

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has notified the National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy (NA) Examination (II), 2014 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 134th Course, and for the 96th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing on 2nd July 2015.

Admission will be made on the results of the written examination to be conducted by the Commission followed by intelligence and personality test by the Services Selection Board (SSB), of candidates who qualify in the written examination.

National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam 2014

Application can be submitted only online, at till 11.59 pm on 21st July, 2014. Detailed instruction for filling up the online Application Form is given in the Appendix-II of the Detailed Notification.

Application has to be submitted in two parts, Part-1 Registration and Part-2 Registration. Applicants who opt for ‘Pay by Cash’ mode, should print the system generated Pay-in-Slip during Part II registration of the Online Application and deposit the fee at the counter of the SBI Branch on the next working day only. ‘Pay by Cash’ option mode will be available only till 11.59 pm on 20.7.2014 so as to complete payment in bank by 21st July, 2014. Only one application should be submitted.


The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be 375 of which 208 are for Army, 42 for Navy, 70 for the Air Force and 55 for Indian Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme).


  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1996 and not later than 1st January, 1999 are eligible.

Educational Qualifications:

(i) Army wing of NDA: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

(ii) Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and for 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at Indian Naval Academy: 12th class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University, with Physics and Mathematics.

Those appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination subject to conditions specified in the Notification and submission of proof of passing the 12th Class/equivalent examination in original at the time of attending SSB Interview.

Physical Standards
Applicant must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2014 as per guidelines given in the detailed Notification.

Examination Fee

Application Fee is Rs.100/-. SC/ST applicants/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs specified in Note 2 of the Notification are exempted from payment of fee. No fee exemption is, however, available to OBC candidates.

Fee can be paid by cash at any Branch of SBI or by using Net Banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.

Written examination: The written examination will have two papers, each of 2 ½ hours duration. Mathematics (Code 01) Paper will carry 300 marks while General Ability Test (Code 02; Part A- English (200 marks) and Part B- General Knowledge (400 marks)) will carry 600 marks. SSB Test/Interview will carry 900 marks. In Section B of Paper II, there will be subsections, namely, A- Physics( 25% weightage), B- Chemistry (15%), C- General Science (10%), D- History, Freedom Movement etc (20%), E-Geography (20%) and F-Current Events (10%). Detailed syllabus is available in the Notification.

Exam Date: 28th September, 2014

Exam Centres
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, 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, Tirupati, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam.

For more details, see the detailed Notification of the Examination
Read Instructions for filling Online Application for NDA &NA Examination-II, 2014 at
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