Examination Dates/Vacancies/Centers/Scheme of National Defense Academy & NA Examination Announced (Download PDF)


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UPSC will be conducting the examination on September 10th. Union Public Service Commission released the examination dates of National Defence Academy (NDA) and NA (Indian Naval Academy) examination II on upsc. gov. in for admission into army, navy, and air force wings of the National Defence Academy.


  • NDA (National Defence Academy): 335 (208 for army, 55 for navy and 72 for air force)
  • NA (10 + 2 Cadet Entry Scheme): 55
  • Total: 390

Exam Scheme

Written Test

  • Mathematics (01): Time - 2.5 hours, total marks - 300
  • General Ability Test (02): Time - 2.5 hours, total marks - 600
  • Total: 900
  • Consist of objective type questions
  • Questions involving the metric system of weights and measures only

SSB Test/interview: 900

Selection Procedure

  • Done in two stages based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test.
  • After clearing both stages- submit all the original certificates to the selection board committee.

Examination Centres

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, 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.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 21, 2017

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