NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Aspirants need to satisfy the complete eligibility for NDA 2020 before applying for the NDA 2. NDA 2020 Eligibility criteria include the age limit, educational qualification, nationality, and other required details. As per NDA exam eligibility 2020, candidates should be unmarried and possess Indian citizenship. Candidates must have passed the Intermediate/ 12th exam as per the NDA eligibility 2020. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the eligibility criteria for NDA 2020 in the official notification. UPSC Nation Defence Academy & Naval Academy 2020 (I) Examination will be held in May 2020. NDA II 2020 exam date is September 6, 2020. UPSC conducts NDA exams for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA. Read the NDA 2020 eligibility criteria, age limit and more in the article-

NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020 Age Limit, Sex & Marital Status

Sex & Marital Status- Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply for NDA 2020 Examination.

NDA 2020 Age Limit– Candidate’s age must be between 16.5 and 19.5 years. Candidates who are intending to apply for NDA 1 Exam 2020 must be born between July 2, 2001 and July 1, 2004. Candidates who are willing to apply for NDA 2 Exam 2020 must be born between January 2, 2002 and January 1, 2005.

NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020 Nationality

According to the NDA eligibility 2020, a candidate must attain any of the provided conditions in order to satisfy the nationality requirements-

  • A candidate must either be an Indian citizen , or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who migrated to India before the 1 January 1962 in order to settle in India, permanently, or
  • 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.

It should be noted that a candidate belonging to the categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above should possess a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt of India. Eligibility certificate is not mandatory for the candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal

NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020- Educational Qualification

According to NDA 2020 Eligibility Criteria, candidates should have qualified the 10+2 Examination, conducted as per the 10+2 pattern. Academic requirement for both NDA-1 & NDA-2 Exam 2019 will remain the same

  • For Army Wing of National Defence Academy – Candidates should have qualified 12thclass or equivalent in any subjects from State Board or a recognised University.
  • For Air Force and Navel Wings of National Defence Academy & for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy– Candidates should have qualified 12thclass or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics from State Board or a recognised University.

NDA Eligibility 2020- Important Note

  • Candidates appearing in the Class 11th Examination are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have qualified the Class 12th Examination need to submit proof by December 24, 2020
  • Candidates should be physically and mentally fit and should be free from diseases and injuries.

NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020- Physical Standards

Physical Standards for Army / Air Force

Height in Cms. (without) Weight in Kgs.
16- 17 Years 17- 18 Years 18-19 Years
152 42.5 44 45
155 43.5 45.3 47
157 45 47 48
160 46.5 48 49
162 48 50 51
16 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

Physical Standards for Navy

Height (cms) (without shoes) Weight in Kgs
16 years 18 years 20 years
152 44 45 46
155 45 46 47
157 46 47 49
160 47 48 50
162 48 50 52
165 50 52 53
167 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

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