NDA & NA Examination Eligibility Criteria,Physical & Medical Standards


NDA & NA Examination Eligibility Criteria,Physical & Medical Standards

NDA & NA  Examination will be conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice in a year.

NDA & NA Examination Eligibility Criteria

Nationality:A candidate must either be

  1. A citizen of India,or
  2. A subject of Bhutan,or
  3. A subject of Nepal,or
  4. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st july,1962 with the intention to permanently setting in India,or
  5. A Person of India origin who has migrated from any other country and number 2,3 and 4 have issued the certificate of eligibility from the government of India

Certificate of eligibility will not be necessary in case of Gorkha Candidates subjects of Nepal.

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NDA & NA Examination Physical & Medical Standard

Candidates must be Physically fir according to physical standards for admission to National  Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination as per guidelines Given

Candidates are advised to rectify minor defects/ailments in order to speed up finalisation of medical examination conducted at the military hospital after being recommended at the SSB

.The undermentioned ailments are considered ,common minor ailments:Wax(Ears),deviated Nasal Septum,Hydrocele/Phimosis,Overweight/underweight,Under Sized Chest,Piles,Gynaecomastia,tonsillitis,Varicocele.

A candidate recommended by the Service Selection Board will undergo a medical Examination by a Board of service Medical officers.Only those candidates will be admitted to the academy who are declared fit by the Medical Board.The proceedings of the Medical Board are confidential and will  not be divulged to anyone.however the candidates declared unfit will be intimated by the President of Medical Board and the procedure for request for an Appeal Medical Board will also be intimated to the candidate.

Candidates Declared unfit during Appeal Medical Board will be intimated about the Provision of Review medical Board.

1)The candidates must be in Good Physical and mental Health and free from any disease/disability which is likely in interface with the efficient performance of Military duties.

2)There Should no evidence of weak constitution,Bodily defects or under weight.The candidates should not be overweight or obese.

Scheme Of Examination


Written Examination Mathematics(objective type) 300 Marks
General Ability (objective type) 600 Marks

Total marks in written Examination

900 Marks

Marks For SSB Interviews

900 Marks




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