Address : Khadakwasla, Near Pune
Website : nda.nic.in
NDA - National Defence Academy at Khadakwasla near Pune City is premier defence traning institute of India, which primarily trains selected student cadets into commissioned officers for Indian defence forces of Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.
Students become eligible for selection process after completion of higher/ senior secodary school certificate ie 12th grade.
First applicants need to appear for written exam which is conducted twice in year. Those applicants shortlisted through written exam then get called for SSB (Services Selection Board) interviews, wherein applicant is assessed through psychological test, groups tasks, personal interviews etc.
Those selected then go through medical tests.
Selected candidates join NDA as cadets.
Government incurs the cost of training and stay of NDA cadets.