(Notification) UPSC - National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II ) : 2011


Union Public Service Commission
National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II ), 2011


An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 21st August, 2011 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 128th Course, and for the 90th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from June 2012. The candidates Joining Indian Naval Academy would undergo 4 years B.Tech Course and would be given an opportunity to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy subject to availability of vacancies.

The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be 335 [(195 for the Army, 39 for Navy, 66 for the Air Force and 35 for Indian Naval Academy (10+2 cadet Entry Scheme)]. Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy.

Conditions of Eligibility:


 A candidate must either be :

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limits:

Sex and Marital Status : Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1993 and not later than 1st January, 1996 are eligible.

Educational Qualifications :

  • 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.
  • For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the10+2 pattern of School Education or equilvalent with Physics and Mathematices conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination. Such candidates who qualify the SSB interview but could not produce Matriculation/10+2 or equivalent certificate in original at the time of SSB Interview should forward the certificates alongwith photocopies thereof to `Addl. Directorate General of Recruiting, Army HQ, West Block-III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066' and for Naval Academy candidates to 'Naval Headquarters, DMPR, OI&R Section, Room No. 204, `C' Wing, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi- 10011' by 10th June, 2012 failing which their candidature will be cancelled. All other candidates who have produced their matriculation and 10+2 pass or equivalent certificates in original at the time of attending the SSB interview and have got the same verified by the SSB authorities are not required to submit the same to Army HQ or Naval HQ as the case may be. Certificates in original issued by the Principals of the institutions are also acceptable in cases where Boards/ niversities have not yet issued certificates. Certified true copies/photostat copies of such certificates will not be accepted

Scheme of Examination:

The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows: (Total: 900)

Subject  Code  Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 01 2-½ Hours 300
General 02 2-½ Hours 600

Application FEE :

  • Candiates applying Online (excepting SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs. 50/- (Rupees Fifty only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/ Master Credit/Debit Card.
  • (b) (i) Candidates applying Offline (through Common Application Form) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) through a single Central Recruitment Fee Stamp. Central Recruitment Fee Stamp (NOT postage stamp) of the requisite denomination may be obtained from the post office and affixed on the Application Form in the space provided therein. The stamp must be got cancelled from the issuing Post Office with the date stamp of the post office in such a manner that the impression of the cancellation mark partially overflows on the Application Form itself but within the space provided on the Application Form itself. The impression of the cancellation mark should be clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and the Post Office of issue.
  • Candidates residing abroad should deposit the prescribed fee in the office of India’s High Commissioner, Ambassador or representative abroad as the case may be for credit to account head ‘051-Public Service Commission-Examination Fees’ and attach the receipt with the application.

NOTE: postage stamp of Rs. 6/- on the Acknowledgement Card and send the same along with Application Form to UPSC. If an applicant fails to affix the postage stamp of requisite amount his Acknowledgement Card will not be dispatched and Commission will not be responsible for non-receipt of Acknowledgement Card by the applicant

How to Apply:

  • Candidates may apply online by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website.
  • Candidates may also apply Offline in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the Notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 30/- (Rupees thirty only). Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination.
    In case of any difficulty in obtaining Applications Forms from the designated HPOs/POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s “Forms Supply Monitoring Cell” over Telephone No. 011- 23389366/Fax No. 011-23387310.
  • Candidates are advised to read carefully the Instructions for filling up the Online Application Form and Instructions for Offline Applications of this Notice.

The duly filled in Application Form and the Acknowledgement Card should then be mailed in the special envelope supplied with the Information Brochure. The candidate should also write the name of examination viz. “National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination-(II), 2011” on the envelope before despatching it to “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069”. Candidates should mention their Telephone Number/Fax Number.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:

  • (a) Online: The Online Applications can be filled upto 9th May, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.
  • (b) Offline: All Offline Applications must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi- 110069” either by hand or by post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 9th May, 2011.

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