By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

11th June, 2023

NDA Exam Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility highlights certain parameters in terms of NDA age limit, educational qualification, physical and medical standards. Candidates applying for the exam must read NDA eligibility to ascertain whether they are eligible for the exam or not.


“Here is all you need to know about the eligibility criteria for NDA Exam 2023

Only unmarried male and female aspirants aged between 16.5 and 19.5 can apply for NDA. Those who are interested in applying for the NDA exam must fall in the mentioned age group. Candidates whose NDA age limit exceeds will not be considered for NDA.

NDA Exam 2023 Age Limit

NDA Qualifying Marks 2023

There is no NDA eligibility 12th percentage. Candidates who have passed the Class 12 or equivalent exam can apply for the exam. Candidates who wish to join the Air Force and Naval wings of NDA and 10 2 Cadet entry scheme must study Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in Class 12.

NDA Nationality 2023

The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India.

NDA 2023 Physical Test

Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical and medical standards of NDA eligibility. NDA height prescribed is 157 cms (For Air Force it is 162.5 cms). Certain exceptions are applicable for candidates based on the region from where they belong. NDA height for girls is 157 cms.

NDA exam is known to be highly challenging and competitive exam. However, it is possible to crack the exam with proper preparation and practice. It is important to note that success in the NDA exam also depends on factors such as dedication, focus, and time management.