What is the test about?
The National Defence Academy and Naval Academy examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for admission of candidates into the National Defence Academy where they receive their training in the three services: the Indian Air Force, the Indian Navy and the Indian Army.
Who is eligible?
Age: Candidates must be between 16-1/2 to 19 years.
For the Army wing: Candidates must have qualified the XII standard of the 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent.
For the Air Force and Naval wings: Candidates must have qualified the XII standard of the 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics.
What are the test syllabus, duration and format?
The written exam features objective questions from the following subjects:
The total marks for the interview is 900.
Key dates for application and registration
Who conducts the test?
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Which colleges/institutes accept the test?
National Defence Academy.