UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016

UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016

UPSC  National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2016

Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (I), 2016 

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (I), 2016 on 17th April, 2016 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air force Academy :

Vacancies :375 posts

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  1. National Defence Academy : 320 posts (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 70 for Air Force)
  2. Indian Naval Academy (10+2 cadet entry scheme) : 55 posts

Conditions of Eligibility

(A) Age Limits : Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than  02nd  July, 1997  and not  later than 1st July, 2000 are eligible.

(B) Educational Qualifications:

  1. For  Army  Wing  of  National  Defence  Academy :  12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  2. For  Air  Force  and  Naval  Wings  of  National  Defence  Academy  and  for the  10+2  Cadet  Entry  Scheme  at  the  Indian  Naval  Academy : 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or  a University.
  3. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of  School  Education  or  equivalent  examination  can  also   apply  for  this examination.

(C) Physical Standards:

  • candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for admission to combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (I), 2016 as prescribed in the detailed advertisement.

Fee :

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  • Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

    How to Apply :  Candidate must apply online at http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php from 02/01/2016 to 29/01/2016 11.59 pm.

    Complete details and other information are available at the commission website at

http://upsc.gov.in/exams/notifications/2016/nda1/Latest_English_Word_Notice_for_Website_NDA_I_2016.pdf