Clarification on NDA Age Limit Eligibility

We receive numerous queries from aspirants regarding age limit eligibility for NDA written exams. 

The following clarifies the doubts :-

While applying for NDA written exam, aspirants age should be between 15½ to 18½ years. However, while on the day of joining the NDA aspirants age should be between16½ to 19½ years.

NDA1 2022 – 02nd July 2003 to 1st July 2006

NDA1 2023 – 02nd July 2004 to 1st July 2007 

NDA2 2021 – 2nd January 2003 to 1st January 2006

NDA2 2022 – 2nd January 2004 to 1st January 2007

NDA2 2023 – 2nd January 2005 to 1st January 2008

Important Instructions

1. Date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary School Examination Certificate will be accepted and no request for its change will be considered or granted.

2. Once a date of birth is entered in the records of the Commission for admission to an examination, no change will be allowed subsequently or at any subsequent examination on any ground.

3. If on verification at any subsequent stage any variation is noticed in the date of birth from the one entered in their Matriculation or equivalent Examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against defaulter by the Commission under relevant Rules.