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Old 29th April 2016, 09:51 AM
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Default Re: How to take Admission in National Defence Academy

The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train together before they go on to pre-commissioning training in their respective service academies.

Eligibility for Admission in National Defence Academy

A candidate must be either be a
(i) a citizen of India, or
(ii). a subject of Bhutan, or
(iii). a subject of Nepal, or
(iv). a Tibetan refugee who came ovbet ot India before the 01 January , 1962 with the intention of spermanently settling in India, or
(v). a Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawim Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will not, however, be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjetcs of Nepal.

Educational Qualification

12th Class passes of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

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

Age Limit, Sex and Marital Status:

Only unmarried male candidates of 19-24 years

Physical Standard

NDA Height and Weight Standards:

NDA Height / Weight Standards for Indian Air Force

Visual Standards for Indian Air Force

Candidates who habitually wear spectacles are not eligible for Air Force, Minimum distant vision 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other, correctable to 6/6 only for Hypermetropia,

Colour vision CP – I Hypermetropia : + 2.0 D Sph

Manifest Myopia : Nil

Retinoscopic Myopia : – 0.5 in any Meridian permitted.

Astigmatism : +0.75 D Cyl ( within + 2.0 D-Max )

Maddox Rod Test

i. at 6 meters
Exo - 6 prism D
Eso - 6 prism D
Hyper - 1 Prism D
Hypro - 1 Prism D

ii. at 33 cms
Exo-16 Prism D
Eso - 6 prism D
Hyper - 1 prism D
Hypo - 1 prism D

Physical Conditioning:

Running 2.4 km in 15 minutes
Pushups and sit ups ( minimum 20 each )
Chin ups ( minimum 08 )
Rope climbing -3-4 metres
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