Coronavirus in India, COVID19: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has postponed the National Defense Academy (NDA) examination to be held on April 19. Let us know that the new dates of the examination are yet to be announced. This decision has been taken keeping in mind the growing cases in the country of global pandemic COVID19. However, the results of the written test have been declared earlier.
So far, 7081 candidates had qualified for the interview but the interviews have now been postponed. Candidates clearing the exam are eligible for admission to the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force Wing of the NDA. This year a total of 418 vacancies were to be filled.
Training is the same for the cadets of the three armies during the first two and half years. All cadets who pass out will be awarded degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi. During the training period, the cadets will also receive a stipend of Rs 56,100.
Let us know that the number of coronavirus cases in the country has reached 1071, out of which 30 people have lost their lives. Lockdown continues across the country to prevent the spread of the virus, due to which all competitive examinations are being canceled continuously.
UPSC has also postponed the interview round for the Civil Services Examination 2019. The UPSC CSE interview round was to begin on 23 March. The revised dates are yet to be announced.