Exam Defence force Academics Age Selection Procedure Written Exam date Academy you will join Apply now
NDA / NA Written Exam Army 12th Completed 16 ½ – 19 Click here April 20th 2014 & Sep 28th 2014 3 yrs at NDA + 1 yr at IMA Apply for Exam
Navy 12th with Maths and Physics 3 yrs at NDA + 1yr at NA
Air Force 12th with Maths and Physics 3 yrs at NDA + 1 ½ yrs at AFA


  • NDA – National Defence Academy
  • IMA – Indian Military Academy
  • AFA – Air Force Academy
  • NA – Naval Academy

Benefits of Joining NDA / NA

Degree cum Career

The NDA / NA offers only a full-time, residential undergraduate program. Cadets are awarded a Baccalaureate degree (“a Bachelor of Arts” or “a Bachelor of Science” or a “Bachelor of Technology”) after 3 years of study from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Stipend for Cadet Training in IMA (Army)
Gentlemen cadets receive a stipend of Rs. 21,000/- p.m.(Rs. 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-) during the entire duration of training. The period of training is not treated as commissioned service.
Sea Training for Naval Cadets,
Flying Training for Air Force Cadets
Military Training for Army Cadets
Cost of training
The cost of training including accommodation, books, uniforms, boarding, and medical treatment will be borne by the government. Parents need meet only nominal expenses towards pocket money and other private expenses of their ward