NDA Eligibility Criteria 2018

NDA Eligibility CriteriaNDA Eligibility Criteria 2018  - The eligibility criteria of NDA has been prescribed by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). NDA eligibility criteria 2018 includes age limit, nationality, educational qualification and physical standard. In order to be eligible for recruitment, exam candidates have to fulfill the eligibility conditions. According to NDA 2018 eligibility criteria, applicant’s age should be between 16.5 to 19.5 years. Candidates who have appeared or are appearing in 10+2/HSC examination are eligible to fill NDA application form. Only male unmarried candidates who are citizens of India are eligible for applying as per NDA eligibility criteria. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination. The written examination of NDA is scheduled to be conducted on September 9, 2018. Read below for more details on NDA 2018 eligibility criteria.

 

 

Highlights of NDA Eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidates have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria.

 

Nationality:

(i) a citizen of India, or

(ii) a subject of Bhutan, or

(iii) a subject of Nepal, or

(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently 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, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to the above 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 subjects of Nepal.


Age Limit:
Candidates born not earlier than July 2, 1999 and not later than July 1, 2002. The date of birth should be as recorded in the matriculation or higher secondary examination certificate.

  • Minimum Age: 16.5 years

  • Maximum Age: 19.5 years

Marital Status: Only unmarried candidates are eligible to apply for NDA examination.

Educational Qualification:

  • For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: The candidates applying for admission into the Army wing of National Defence Academy should be Class 12 pass.

  • For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: The candidates must have passed class 12th with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

  • Candidates who are appearing in Class 12 or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination. Those appearing in the class 11 exam are not eligible. 

Physical Standards:

Candidates must be physically and mentally fit in order to be eligible for the post. Those who have resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of armed forces are not eligible to apply. A number of candidates are rejected on medical grounds at the SSB Interview.

Height and weight requirements for Army and Air Force:

Height (in cm)

Age in years

16 - 17

17 - 18

18 - 19

Weight (in kgs)

152

42.5

44

45

155

43.5

45.3

47

157

45

47

48

160

46.5

48

49

162

48

50

51

165

50

52

53

167

51

53

54

170

52.5

55

56

173

54.5

57

58

175

56

59

60

178

58

61

62

180

60

63

64.5

183

62.5

65

66.5

Height and weight requirements for Navy:

Height (in cm)

Age in years

16

18

20

Weight (in kgs)

152

44

45

46

155

45

46

47

157

46

47

49

160

47

48

50

162

48

50

52

165

50

52

53

168

52

53

55

170

53

55

57

173

55

57

59

175

57

59

61

178

59

61

62

180

61

63

64

183

63

65

67

Visual Standards:

The corrected distance vision of better eye must be 6/6 and that of worse eye should be 6/9. Myopia should not be more than -2.5D including astigmatism and manifest hypermetropia must not be more than +3.5D including astigmatism. Internal examination of both eyes will also be done by means of ophthalmoscope to rule out diseases of the eye. Candidates should also have good binocular vision. Colour vision standard for the exam is CP-III (Defective Safe). Candidates must be able to recognize white, signal red and signal green colours correctly as shown by Martin’s Lantern at a distance of 1.5 metres or read requisite plate of Ishihara Book/Tokyo Medical College Book. Candidates undergoing Radial Keratotomy to improve visual acuity and/or Laser Surgery to correct refractive error will be permanently rejected for all services of the exam.


Vision standard for Naval candidates:

Requirements

Vision standard

Uncorrected without glass

6/6, 6/9

Corrected with glass

6/6, 6/6

Limits of Myopia

-0.75

Limits of Hypermetropia

+1.5

Binocular vision

III

Limits of colour perception

 I

Visual Standards for Air Force

In order to be eligible for Air Force, candidates must not wear spectacles. The visual standards set for Air Force has been provided below

Requirements

Vision standard

Minimum distant vision

6/6, 6/9

Corrected with glass (for Hypermetropia)

6/6, 6/6

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 maximum)

Maddox Rod Test at 6 meters

Exo-6 prism D

Eso-6 prism D

Hyper-1 prism D

Hypro-1 prism D

Maddox Rod Test at 33 cms

Exo-16 prism D

Eso-6 prism D

Hyper-1 prism D

Hypo-1 prism D

Below mentioned are considered as the minor ailments:

Wax (Ears)

Deviated Nasal Septum

Hydrocele/Phimosis

Overweight/Underweight

Undersized Chest

Piles

Gynaecomastia

Tonsillitis

Varicocele

Other than the above requirements in the physical standards the candidates must be in good physical and mental health and they should not be obese or overweight.

Below mentioned are the special requirements for the candidates applying for air force wing of the National Defence Academy:

Special or Specific Requirements for Air Force Pilot

Leg length

99.00cm 120.00cm

Thigh length

Max 64.00cm

Sitting height

81.50cm 96.00cm

The minimum acceptable height is 157 cm for Army, Navy and Naval Academy while 162.5 cm for Air Force. For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North-Eastern, the minimum acceptable heights will be 5 cm less.

NDA application form 2018 has been released on June 6. The last date to apply is July 2, 2018. The application fee is Rs 100 for general and OBC category while SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment. Candidates have to complete their application in two parts – Part 1 and 2.

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