Documents Required for NDA

The candidates selected for the interview are required to carry and later on submit the following documents to the academy for verification. Candidates claiming admission under reserved categories should carry the relevant documents.

All the documents should be carried in original as well as photostat copies. Failure to carry any of the necessary documents could lead to disqualification of the candidate.
• Original 10+2 or Class 12th passing certificate or equivalent in support of educational qualification.
• Certificate of Eligibility for certain category of students.
• Category or Cast certificate applicable to SC, ST, OBC etc.
• Identity and Address Proof

Disqualification From NDA Training

The candidates can also be disqualified from the admission process of the training course and the academy if any of the following appears to be the case:
1. If the Candidates who were admitted to an earlier course at the NDA, or to the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy but were removed or turned out of the Academy due to any lack or inappropriateness, will not be admitted to the Academy.
2. If the Candidates applying this year were previously removed or turned out of the due to medical reasons the National Defence Academy or Indian Naval Academy on medical grounds or left the above Academy voluntarily are however or were previously withdrawn from the Academy, can be taken in again provided they satisfy the medical and other prescribed conditions.


This is an entrance conducted by the UPSC every year for the Defense entry purposes.
As per your question, there is no such attempts limits for this exam, however the age limit is there which puts attempts limits also.
The required age limits for the NDA Exam are 16.5 to 19 years. So at maximum a person can take 3 attempts for this exam.

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