UPSC conduct the NDA (NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY & NAVAL ACADEMY EXAMINATION ) Exam Two times in every yearNDA I in the month of December/January and NDA II in the month of Augest/September.NDA is best opportunity to whom join the indian force's at lateral entry after 10+2.
An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 17th November, 2019 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 144th Course, and for the 106th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd July, 2020
UPSC NDA requirement done in Two Stages :
1. Written Examination
2. Intelligence and Personality Test
|Sr. No.||Subject||Max Marks||No. Of Questions||Time Duration|
|I||Mathematics||300||120||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|II||General Ability Test||600||150||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection process - stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are :
(a) Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception * Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.
(b) Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website joinindianarmy.nic.in .
The personality of a candidate is assessed by three different assessors viz. The Interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO) and the Psychologist. There are no separate weightage for each test. The mks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all the test. In addition, marks for Conference are also allotted based on the initial performance of the Candidate in the three techniques and decision of the Board. All these have equal weightage.
|Sr. No.||Army||Navy||AirForce||Minimum Reckonable Commissioned Service required for Substantive Promotion|
|1.||Lieutenant||Sub Lieutenant||Flying Officer||On Commission|
|2.||Captain||Lieutenant||Flight Lieutenant||02 Years|
|3.||Major||Lt. Commander||Squadron Leader||06 years|
|4.||Lieutenant Colonel||Commander||Wing Commander||13 Years|
|5.||Colonel(Selection)||Captain (Selection)||Group Captain (Selection)||On Selection|
|6.||Colonel (Time Scale)||Captain (Time Scale)||Group Captain (Time Scale)||26 Years|
|7.||Brigadier||Commodore||Air Commodore||On Selection|
|8.||Major General||Rear Admiral||Air Vice Marshal||On Selection|
|9.||Lieutenant General||Vice Admiral||Air Marshal||On Selection|
|10.||General||Admiral||Air Chief Marshal||On Selection|
Pension, gratuity and casualty pensionary award will be admissible in accordance with the rules in force from time to time.