An Examination has been conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 17 th April, 2016, for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 137 th Course, and for the 99nth Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2017. The approximate 375 vacancies has to be filled through this examination (Army – 208 seats, Navy – 42 seats, Air Force – 70 seats, Naval Academy – 55 seats).
Important Dates :-
NDA and NA Exam (I)-2016
Date of Notification: 2nd January 2016
The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 2nd January 2016 to 29th January 2016 till 11.59 p.m.
Last date for Payment of fee through Offline: 28th January 2016 by 23.59 hrs.
Last date for Payment of Fee through Online: 29th January 2016 by 23.59 hrs.
Availability of e-Admit Cards: 3 Weeks before the commencement of Exam
Last date for submission of application: 29th January 2016
Date of NDA (I) Examination: 17th April 2016
Written Exam Results will be declared in: July-August 2016
INAC commencing from: 02nd January 2017
SSB Interview for the candidates qualified in Written Exam will be held during: July 2016 to Sept-Oct 2016
NDA Exam Pattern 2016 :-
The Examination for the NDA is conducted in two sessions namely the Mathematics and the General Ability sections. The highlights of these two sections are as follows:
- There are 120 questions carrying 300 marks in the Mathematics section and 150 questions carrying 600 marks in the general ability section.
- The total marks will be 900.
- The time allotted for the first section would be 150 minutes and for the section, the time allotted would also be 150 minutes.
- There is the provision of negative marking for every negative response.