How many candidates appear in NDA exam?

National Defense Academy (NDA) exam is conducted twice in every year. NDA is a gateway examination conducted for the direct officer rank posting in various defense sectors i.e. Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Naval Academy.

This article is the compilation of the analysis of the NDA exam viz. Number of candidates appearing for the exam and number of candidates clearing it.

Below mentioned is the analysis over the last five years.

Exam Year

Applicants

Appeared

2010 NDA 1

3.74 lakhs

1.92 lakhs

2010 NDA 2

1.93 lakhs

0.85 lakhs

2011 NDA 1

3.17 lakhs

1.64 lakhs

2011 NDA 2

2.11 lakhs

1.07 lakhs

2012 NDA 1

3.57 lakhs

2.43 lakhs

2012 NDA 2

2.59 lakhs

1.63 lakhs

2013 NDA 1

4.00 lakhs

2.98 lakhs

2013 NDA 2

2.54 lakhs

1.70 lakhs

2014 NDA 1

5.36 lakhs

3.09 lakhs

2014 NDA 2

3.90 lakhs

2.59 lakhs

2015 NDA 1

4.02 lakhs

2.98 Lakhs

2015 NDA 2

3.94 lakhs

2.34 lakhs

 

However the number of candidates clearing the exam for the selection is very low due to the less number of vacancies. The number of vacancies usually remains between 320 and 375.

Tentative Analysis for 2016 NDA 1

Around 3.5 lakhs of candidates will sit for the NDA examination. There are a total of 375 vacancies.

  • 208 seats in Army
  • 42 seats in Navy
  • 70 seats in Air Force
  • 55 seats in Naval Academy

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