Well, the answer to your questions will sound quite sad to you because female candidates are not eligible for NDA (Indian Defence Academy). However, there are some of the opportunities that are available for female candidates to join Defence in different wings. If you are also interested to join Indian Army, Navy or Airforce then you should join the best coaching for Defence exams in Dehradun for preparation.
Check out the possible way to get an entry in Defence for female candidates
Indian Army for female candidates
Entry through UPSC
The female candidates between the age group of 19-25 years are eligible to apply for UPSC entry. UPSC schedule this exam two times in a year. The candidates must have completed Graduation/ Post-Graduation in any stream from a recognized discipline.
- Entry through NCC Special Entry
This entry is available only for the NCC female cadets. These candidates should have 2 years service experience in NCC Senior division army and should have at least B grade in C certificate exam. The age of the female cadets should be between 19-25 years. The candidates must have completed or appeared in final year of their Graduation scoring minimum 50% marks.
- Entry through SSC-Technical
The age criteria for SSC-Technical entry is from 20 to 27 years. The candidates should be a Graduate or appearing in any discipline or entry through SSC-Technical.
- Entry through JAG
The candidates should be from Law Degree between the age group of 21 to 27 years. The candidates must have an LLB/LLM Degree scoring at least 55% aggregate and he/she should be registered with Bar Council of India or State.
- Indian Airforce entry for female candidates
- Entry through AFCAT
For this entry, the candidates have to qualify the AFCAT exam. AFCAT is conducted twice in a year. The qualified candidates of AFCAT will be called for SSB Interview. Through AFCAT you can get an entry in following Branches-
- Entry in Flying Branch
To get an entry in Flying Branch the candidates should have attained the age of 19 to 23 years. The candidates must have completed Bachelor Degree in any discipline and should have Physics & Mathematics at 10+2 level OR B.E/ B.Tech degree from recognized University scoring minimum 60% marks.
- Entry in Technical Branch
The female candidates between the age group of 18 to 28 years can apply for Technical Branch. In this Branch, the candidates can get an entry in these departments-
- Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical)
- Aeronautical Engineer (Electrical)
- Entry in Ground Duty Branches
The age limit is different for Graduate & Post-Graduate candidates to apply for Ground Duty Branches. For Graduate candidates the age limit is 20-23 years, for Post-Graduate the age limit is 20-25 years, for LLB the age limit is 20-26 years, for M.Ed/PhD/CA is 20-27 years. The eligible female candidates can apply in the following departments in Ground Duty Branch-
- Administration & Logistics
- Non-AFCAT entries
The age limit for Non-AFCAT entries is 20-25 years and 27 years for PhD candidates. In this entry, the candidates will be selected and called for SSB Interview. The candidates must have completed a Post-Graduate degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Geography/CS/EVS/Physics/Geo-Physics etc. scoring minimum 50% aggregate.
- Indian Navy entry for female candidates
- Entries in Executive Branch
The entries in Executive Branch in Indian Navy in different departments are as follows-
- SSC-Air Traffic Controller
The candidates must have completed Graduation in any Science stream OR M.Sc with Mathematics/ Physics/Electronics. The age limit is from 19.5 years to 25 years.
The candidates must have completed Graduation in any discipline scoring minimum 50% marks with Mathematics & Physics at 10+2 level. The age limit is from 19 years to 23 years.
The candidates must have completed Graduation in LAW scoring minimum 55% marks. The age limit is from 22 years to 27 years.
The candidates must have completed B.E/ B.Tech in Computer, IT, Architecture, Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Marine Engineering or Graduate with PG Diploma in material management. The age limit is from 19.5 years to 25 years.
- Entries in Engineering Branch
- UES SSC (Naval Architecture)
The female candidates who have B.E/ B.Tech Degree in Naval Architecture/ Mechanical/ Civil/ Aeronautical/ Metallurgical/ Aerospace Engineering scoring minimum 60% marks can apply for UES SSC (Naval Architecture). Minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is 25 years.
- SSC Naval Architecture
The female candidates who have B.E/ B.Tech Degree in Naval Architecture/ Mechanical/ Civil/ Aeronautical/ Metallurgical/ Aerospace Engineering scoring minimum 60% marks can apply for SSC Naval Architecture. Minimum age is 21 years and maximum age is 25 years.
- Education Branch
The female candidates who have B.E/ B.Tech Degree in Computer Science, IT, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical OR M.Sc in Physics/ Mathematics/ Computer Applications scoring minimum 50% marks can apply for Education Branch. Minimum age is 21 years and maximum age is 25 years.
Those female candidates who are willing to join Indian Armed forces are advised to join the best coaching for Defence exams in Dehradun for syllabus-wise preparation. Here you will get the best study material for preparation of exams. The experienced faculty will guide you to achieve your goal of qualifying different examination of Defence as mentioned above.
Go through the details given above for entry in Indian Army, Navy or Airforce through different exams. Dehradun Defence Academy is one of the best options to get coaching for Defence exams in Dehradun. You can join this academy and start preparation for Defence exams because Dehradun Defence Academy is the best NDA Coaching in Dehradun.