UPSC NDA and NA Examination (I) 2017 (Download PDF)


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NDA (National Defence Academy) is a primary institute. That trains the candidates to get selected for Indian Armed Forces (Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy) as officers. Those candidate are eligible, who can apply online for National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination 2017.

  • This exam organized by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).
  • Examination is conducted two times in a year. NDA (I) and NDA (II).
  • 390 vacancies will be filled after the recruitment procedure.
  • National Defence Academy has 335 posts.

    • 208 for Army
    • 55 for Navy
    • 72 for Air Force
  • Naval Academy has 55 posts.

Important Date:

Table Contain Shows Important Dates

Table Contain Shows Important Dates


Dates (NDA I)

Dates (NDA II)

Application form release

18th January, 2017

7th June 2017

Last date to submit the application form

10th February, 2017

30th June 2017

Admit card release

one or two weeks before exam

one or two weeks before exam

Exam date

23rd April, 2017

10th September 2017

Result declaration

May, 2017

October, 2017

Steps to fill NDA application form:

  • Step 1: Registration Part-I & Fill Application Form
    • Visit official link
    • Fill application Form
    • Verify Details
  • Step 2: Registration Part-II & Fee Payment

    • Fee Payment
    • Center Selection
  • Step 3: Upload Scanned Images
  • Step 4: Accept Declaration & Print Application form

Application Fee:

  • Rs. 100/- (General & OBC candidates)
  • SC/ST candidates and wards of JCOs/NCOs/ORs are exempted from examination fee.
  • Application fee payment can be done via cash payment in any branch of SBI Bank or through SBI Bank net banking, visa/master/debit card.
  • Registration of Part-II includes filling up Payment details:

    • Except for fee exempted candidates
    • Selection of examination centre
    • Uploading of photograph and signature and agreeing to declaration

Exam Pattern:

Table Contain Shows Exam Pattern

Table Contain Shows Exam Pattern




Maximum Marks



2 and Half hours


General Ability Test


2 and Half hours


SSB Test/Interview




Educational qualifications:

  • For Army Wing of NDA:
    • Candidate should have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognised Board or University.
  • Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and the Indian Naval Academy:

    • Candidate should have passed Class 12 with Physics and Mathematics as subjects.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 19, 2017

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