The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has allowed unmarried women to apply for the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy exam, as per the official statement of the UPSC.
As per the Supreme Court interim order, the UPSC has decided to open the application on upsconline.nic.in for NDA and NA exam to enable “unmarried women candidates only” who are eligible in terms of nationality, age, educational qualification etc. also.
Number of vacancies and physical standards for women candidates will be notified after approval from the Ministry of Defence. The application window is open for women candidates from September 24 to October 8 (till 6 PM). “Women candidates are exempted from application form fee for this examination,” the statement said. The examination will be held on November 14.