Other Jobs- UPSC NDA I Recruitment 2023– UPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 395 National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I), 2023 Posts. Apply before 10 January 2023.

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Union Public Service Commission

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 16th April, 2023 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 151st Course and for the 113th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2024.

The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be as under :-

Name of Posts No. of Posts
National Defence Academy – Army 208 (including 10 for female candidates)
National Defence Academy – Navy 42 (including 03 for female candidates)
National Defence Academy – Air Force (i) Flying – 92 (including 02 for female candidates)

(ii) Ground Duties (Tech) – 18 (including 02 for female candidates)

(iii) Ground Duties (Non Tech) – 10 (including 02 for female candidates)

Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) 25 (for male candidates only)
Total 395

Educational Qualification: 

(i) 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.
(ii) 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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent 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: Only unmarried male/female candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 2004 and not later than 1st July, 2007 are eligible.

Salary Details:

Stipend to male/female Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during training period at IMA – Rs 56,100/-p.m.* (Starting pay in Level 10)

*On successful commissioning, the pay in the Pay matrix of the Officer commissioned shall be fixed in first Cell of Level 10 and the period of training shall not be treated as commissioned service and arrears on account of admissible allowances, as applicable, for the training period shall be paid to cadets.

Selection Process:

UPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1. Written Exam (Paper I & Paper II)
2. Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test

Application Fee/Exam Fee: 

– Candidates (excepting SC/ST candidates/female candidates/Wards of JCOs/NCOs/ORs specified in Note 2 below who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India by cash, or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment or by using internet banking of any Bank.

N.B. 1 : Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode, should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. “Pay by Cash” mode option will be deactivated at 23:59 hours of 09.01.2023 i.e. one day before the closing date; however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-Slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card/UPI Payment or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 6:00 P.M. of 10.01.2023

How to apply:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the UPSC website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. https://upsconline.nic.in/ from 21.12.2022 to 10.01.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application 21.12.2022
Last date for Submission of Application 10.01.2023
The online Applications can be withdrawn from 18.01.2023 to 24.01.2023 till 6:00 PM
Date of Examination 16th April, 2023

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