NDA Eligibility 2021- Check Age Limit, Qualifying Marks, Physical Eligibility

NDA Eligibility 2021 – UPSC releases the eligibility of NDA 2021 along with official notification. UPSC NDA 2021 eligibility criteria includes the NDA age limit 2021, nationality, educational qualification, physical eligibility, qualifying marks and more. UPSC NDA eligibility 2021 will be similar for both NDA 2 and Nation Defence Academy & Naval Academy 2021 (I). Only Indian citizens of age between 16.5 and 19.5 years are eligible for NDA 2021 exam. Candidates must have passed the Intermediate/ 12th exam as per the NDA eligibility 2021. Read the UPSC NDA 2021 eligibility criteria, age limit and more in the article-

NDA Eligibility 2021 Age Limit, Sex & Marital Status

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

UPSC NDA Age Limit 2021– Candidate’s age must be between 16.5 and 19.5 years. Candidates who are intending to apply for NDA 1 exam must be born between July 2, 2002 and July 1, 2005. Candidates who are willing to apply for NDA 2 exam must be born between January 2, 2003 and January 1, 2006.

NDA Eligibility 2021 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. To know the complete NDA exam eligibility 2021, candidates should visit the upsc.gov.in

NDA Eligibility Criteria 2021- Educational Qualification

According to NDA 2021 Eligibility Criteria, candidates should have qualified the 10+2 Examination, conducted as per the 10+2 pattern. There is no NDA qualifying marks to apply.

  • 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 Exam Eligibility 2021

  • Girls are not allowed to appear for NDA exam. Hence, there is no NDA eligibility for female.
  • Candidates who have qualified the Class 12th exam need to submit proof by December 2021.
  • Only physically and mentally fit candidates who are free from serious diseases and injuries are eligible for nda exam.
  • Candidates satisfying NDA exam eligibility are eligible to fill and submit NDA 1 application form or NDA 2 online form.

NDA Physical Eligibility 2021

Candidates can check the NDA physical eligibility from the below given table

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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