UPSC NDA & NA 2021: This is the last chance for women candidates to apply to appear in the NDA exam to be conducted by UPSC. The application process for this exam was started on 24th September and it is going to end on 8th October.
This is the last chance for women candidates to apply to appear in the National Defense Academy (NDA) examination to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). After the order of the Supreme Court, UPSC had started the application process for women candidates wishing to appear in this examination from 24 September and now this process is going to end on 8 October. It is noteworthy that till now only men were allowed to appear in this prestigious examination, but after the order of the Supreme Court, for the first time, women candidates have also been allowed to appear in this examination. UPSC had released the notification for this exam on June 9 and the application process for male candidates lasted from June 9 to 29.
For the first time, women candidates are getting a chance to appear: For the first time, women candidates are getting a chance to appear in this prestigious examination. Actually, till now only male candidates used to appear in this examination and a petition was filed in the Supreme Court regarding this. Hearing this petition, the Supreme Court asked the central government to allow women candidates to appear in this examination as well. After which the application process has been started for female candidates also.
When is NDA & NA (II) 2021 exam to be held: This exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year. According to the official notification, the second round of the 2021 exam was to be held on September 5. But, the commission has extended its date, and now this exam is to be held on November 14. Candidates should keep an eye on the official website of UPSC for information related to this exam.
How much salary will be received: After being successful in this examination, candidates do not get a salary immediately. Actually, the candidates who are successful in this examination are given graduation studies for the first 3 years and during this time they do not get any salary or stipend. After completing the period of 3 years, the cadets have to undergo training from IMA or another institute for 1 year. During this, Rs 56,100 is provided as a stipend to the cadets. After training, when cadets are commissioned as lieutenants in the army, they get a salary ranging from Rs 56,100 to Rs 1,77,500 according to the tenth (10) pay level. Apart from the salary, they also get an additional amount of Rs 15,500 in the form of Military Service Pay (MSP) and many other benefits and allowances.