Aspirants for a career in the Army, Navy or Air Force as Class 1 Commissioned Officer should pull up their socks as the entrance exam for the National Defence Academy (NDA), conducted by the UPSC, will be held on August 21. The final year intermediate education 2011-12 students or those who have taken the final examination in March last are eligible to take this objective examination which is meant only for men. The eligibility criteria also include specification of age limit and boys born between July 2, 1993 and January 1, 1996 (both dates inclusive) can apply. They should have passed 10+2 or they should be in final year or those likely to appear for final exams in March 2012. The last date for the application is May 09, 2011.