National Defence Academy


The recruitment of candidates to the different wings of Indian defence forces (Army, Navy and Airforce) is conducted through NDA exam. The NDA exam is conducted twice in the year in the month of April (NDA 1) and in September (NDA 2). The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the conducting body of the National defence Academy and Naval Academy examinations.

The candidates selected in NDA examination will undergo cadet training in Indian Army, Airforce and Navy. On the other hand candidates selected in Indian Naval Academy will undergo 4 year degree courses after the successful completition of the course the candidates will join technical or executive branches.