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Old January 16th, 2014, 05:15 PM
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How can I join Indian Army after completing 12th?

Yes, you can definitely join Indian Army. For that you have to qualify the NDA exam which is conducted by UPSC twice in a year.
Recruitment of candidates to Army, Navy and Air force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA), is through National Defence Academy Entrance Exam which is held twice a year, generally in the month of March and August.

(a) 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 January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
5. (a)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, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

(b) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :

A candidate must be an unmarried male and have attained the age of 16 1/2 years and must not have attained the age 19 years on the 1st January or 1st of July of the year succeeding the year of examination.
Candidates must not marry until they complete their full training. A candidate who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful will not be selected for training.
A candidate who marries during training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the Government.

(c) 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 (Executive Branch) Course at the Naval Academy :- 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equilvalent 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.
(d) Physical Standards : Candidates must be physically fit 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) The candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability which is likely in interfere with the efficient performance of military duties.
(b) There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or under weight. The candidate should not be overweight or obese.
(c) The minimum acceptable height is 157.5 cms. (162.5 cms for Air Force) F

Application fees:
Those applicants who have interested in NDA post they have to pay Rs. 50/-only

NDA Form:

Here I am giving the process of filling the form.
1.Go to official website of UPSC.
3.Click on Part-I Registration-Click here
4.Fill the appropriate details and then click on continue button.

Important dates:
Date of notification : 21 Dec 2013
Last date of form submission : 20 January 2014
Date of NDA exam is 20th April 2014

Last edited by Aakashd; February 1st, 2020 at 03:34 PM.
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Old January 12th, 2015, 10:17 AM
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I have completed 12th Science . What is the procedure to join Indian Army ?
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Old January 12th, 2015, 10:18 AM
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After completion of 12th Science applicants can Indian Army through NDA exam.

Eligibility :

• Applicants must pass Class 12/ 10+2/ HSC / intermediate from a recognized board in India with subjects of Physics and Mathematics.

• Applicants aged between 16 ½ and 19 ½ years of age as on first day of the month in which the course is to commence.

NDA Syllabus:-

The exam divided into papers i.e. Paper I (Mathematics) Paper II (General Ability Test).

General Ability Test will be further divided into two parts that include English and General Knowledge.

Syllabus for all the mentioned subjects are given below:-

•English: - The English paper will be designed to test students’ proficiency in the languages with verbal reasoning and usage of grammar.

•Mathematics:- Algebra, Matrices & Determinants, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry of Two & Three Dimensions, Different Calculus, Integral Calculus & Different Equations, Vector Algebra and Statistics & Probability.

•General Knowledge: - The GK paper will include subjects like Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and

•Current Events. For all the mentioned subjects in the paper, the syllabus will be from 10+2 level.

Important Dates:
Notice Date:- 27-12-2014

Closing Date:- 23-01-2015

Exam Date:- 19th April 2015.

N.D.A. & N.A. exam.(II), 2015:-

Date Of Commencement Of Exam:- 27.09.2015 (Sunday)
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