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Thursday , January 10 , 2013
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National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination 2013

Last Date: January 21

The Union Public Service Commission will conduct an examination on April 14, 2013, for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and the Indian Naval Academy. The course will commence from January 2, 2014.

Eligibility: Candidates must be (i) a citizen of India, or (ii) a subject of Bhutan, or (iii) a subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. A candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) will need to have a certificate of eligibility issued in his favour by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will not, however, be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

Only unmarried male candidates born between January 2, 1995, and July 1, 1997, are eligible.

Candidates interested in joining the Army Wing of the National Defence Academy just need to have passed higher secondary but those wishing to join the Air Force and Naval Wing of the National Defence Academy as well as the Indian Naval Academy will need to have passed Plus Two with mathematics and physics. Candidates who are studying in Class XII can also apply provided they can hand in their Plus Two result by December 5, 2013.

Fees: Candidates (excepting SC/ST candidates/ sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs) are required to deposit pay Rs 100 in any branch of the State Bank of India or through the net banking facility of State Bank of India / State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur / State Bank of Hyderabad / State Bank of Mysore / State Bank of Patiala / State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa / Master credit or debit card.

How to apply: Candidates have to apply online at The eligible candidates can download an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the exam from the UPSC website. The online applications have started December 22, 2012, and will continue till January 21, 2013.

IEC University, Solan

Last Date: January 31

IEC University invites applications for a four-year bachelor of technology (BTech), three-year bachelor in business administration (BBA), two-year masters in business administration (MBA) and five-year bachelor in architecture (BArch) programmes.

Eligibility: For BBA, BTech, BArch candidates will need 50 per cent in Plus Two. For MBA, applicants should have 50 per cent in graduation.

Contact: Plot No. 7 & 10, Atal Shiksha Nagar, Baddi, district Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

Phone: 91-9459898200, 91-9459898201, 91-9459898202, 91-9459898203.

Toll Free No.: 1800-11-8787; Help Line No. 011-26444838; SMS: 575758; email: