Most of the students dream in India is become an officer in Indian defence either army officer or airforce officer or navy officer. Here I am going to share with you No. 1 way to join Indian defence as an officer.
The National Defense Academy, formally known as NDA is the Joint Service Academy for the Indian Armed Forces. It is conducted twice a year. Cadets of three armed services including Army, Navy and Air Force are trained together in the academy, before moving forward with the pre-commissioning training.
NDA 2019 Eligibility:-
As per Nationality:
Apart from Indian origin, candidates from other countries can also appear for NDA 2019. For the same the candidate must either be An India citizen A citizen of Bhutan or, A citizen of Nepal Tibetan refugees who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India are also eligible to appear for NDA 2019. As per Age Limit: Minimum Age: 16.5 years Maximum Age: 19.5 years The date of birth will be calculated as mentioned in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation.
As per Educational Qualification:
Army Wing of National Defence Academy: The Candidates willing to apply for Indian Army must possess a class 12/HSC in 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy: The Candidates willing to apply for Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy must possess a class 12/HSC in 10+2 pattern of School Education with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University
As per Physical standard:–
Candidates willing to appear for NDA 2019 must be physically and mentally fit, according to the prescribed physical standards of the conducting authority i.e. SSB (Services Selection Board). A candidate recommended by the SSB will undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers. The candidate must possess a good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of military duties. The candidates selected by the authority will be admitted to the academy for further training. Minimum height required is 157 cm for Army, Navy and Naval Academy while 162.5 cm for Air Force. A leverage of 5 cm is provided to Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North-Eastern regions.
Candidates must be unmarried in order to appear for the NDA 2019 exam.
Gender: Only male candidates are eligible to apply for NDA.