UPSC NDA Examination for 2013: Admissions Open

Shubhangi Sarah updated on : 15 Jan 2016

Admissions for National Defence Academy (NDA) has started for 2013!

National Defence Academy

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts National Defence Academy (NDA) examination for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 131st course and for the 93rd Indian Naval Academy (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2014.

Candidates joining Indian Naval Academy should have undergone 4 years B.Tech course and will be given a chance to join Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy, depending on the vacancies.

Approximate number of vacancies will be 355 (195 for the Army, 39 for Navy, 66 for The Air Force and 55 for Indian Naval Academy)

Vacancies are provisional and may be subject to change, depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy.

Important Dates:

Online applications (Part – I/II) can be filled from 22nd December, 2012 to the 21st January 2013 till 11:59pm.

Date of Examination: 14th April 2013


The candidate should:


  • Have a XII Class / Equivalent passed certificate conducted by State Board / Universities. Those appearing for the exam can also apply provided they furnish the proof of passing the Class XII exam at a later date as specified by the UPSC.
  • Have Physics & Maths in 10+2 if he has applied for Navy & Air Force.
  • Be an unmarried male.
  • Be between 16 1/2 to 19 years of age.
  • Be physically fit


Colleges accepting this exam are:

Indian Naval Academy

Indian Military Academy

Air Force Academy



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