20 Oct : The Union Public Service Commission will hold the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2011 on April 17, 2011 for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of NDA for 127th Course and Naval Academy for 89th Indian Naval Academy (INAC) Course commencing from December 30, 2011.
Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1993 and not later than 1st July, 1995 are eligible.
Minimum educational qualification for Army Wing of National Defence Academy is 12th Class pass of 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University. For Air and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for 10+2 (Executive Branch) course of Naval Academy, 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent examination with physics and mathematics, conducted by a State Education Board or a University is required. Candidates who are appearing in 12th class under 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.
Candidates can apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up on line applications are available on the website.
Candidates, who wish to apply off-line, must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices throughout the country.
In case of any difficulty in obtaining application forms from the designated HPOs/Pos, the candidates should contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone no.011-23389366/Fax No.011-23387310.
The last date for all offline applications to reach UPSC, either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier is November 15, 2010. However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote specified areas, the last date for receipt of application by post/speed post only (not by hand or by courier) is November 22, 2010.
All Online applications can be filled up to November 15, 2010 till 11.59 p.m. after which the link will be disabled.
For details regarding the syllabus and scheme of the examination, centers of examination, guidelines for filling up application form etc. aspirants must consult the detailed notice of the examination published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated October 16, 2010. They can also visit UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in.
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over telephone no.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 during working hours.