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Changes in the age criteria for NDA and NA examination

About to appear in NDA & NA exam? UPSC has introduced minor change in age criteria of NDA & NA examination. Check out NDA NA latest eligibility criteria here.


Union Public Service Commission of India is one of the most successful and highest valued commission which recruits candidates for officer posts. UPSC also conducts NDA & NA examination to recruit eligible candidates for officer ranks in Indian Army, Air Force and Navy.
NDA & NA examination is the written test through which candidates will be shortlisted for SSB interviews and final selection will be confirmed by the recommendation of Services Selection Boards. Recently, UPSC has made few changes in the eligibility criteria of NDA & NA examination. Let us see what are the changes made in NDA exam eligibility criteria and whether it will be helpful for candidates or not.

Latest change in eligibility criteria of NDA & NA examination

Only one change has been made by UPSC in the eligibility criteria of NDA & NA examination. Earlier, age limit of NDA & NA exam was fixed as 16 1/2 years to 19 years of age as on course commencing date. As the upper age limit is set as 19 years as on course commencing date, actual upper age limit tends to be at 18 years to 18 1/2 years. So many candidates could not appear as they were too late to realize their goal.

Thus, UPSC has introduced change in upper age limit of NDA & NA examination. Upper age limit has been relaxed by six months. That is, now latest age limit of NDA & NA exam eligibility is set as 16 1/2 years to 19 1/2 years as on course commencing date.

All changes of eligibility criteria of NDA & NA exam will be effective from next exam that will be NDA & NA examination (I) 2014.

So go on and fulfill your dream of becoming an officer in Indian Armed Forces.


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