Nibha Bharati Tops National Defence Academy Exam 2021, More Girls In Top-10 Merit List

It was the first time that women appeared for the National Defence Academy exams.

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Union Public Service Commission declared the results for written examination name wise on December 21, 2021. The result was declared as per the roll numbers of the candidates.

As per reports, Bihar's Nibha Bharati has secured All India Rank-1 in the examination for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy by UPSC.

UPSC NDA And NA Exam 2021 Results Declared:

Union Public Service Commission had declared results for National Defence Academy(NDA)and Naval Academy(NA) on December 15, 2021. However, today Union Public Service Commission has announced the result name wise.

The examination held originally on November 14, 2021, was the first one where the female candidates were allowed to appear. A total of 8009 candidates have qualified for the written tests for NDA, NA 2021 examinations. The marks have not been declared as of yet for each candidate and will be declared within a span of 15 days after the release of final result.

As per the Union Public Service Commission's (UPSC) notice, "The mark-sheets of the candidates, will be put on the Commission’s website within fifteen days from the date of publication of final result". The ranks can be checked through the UPSC's website.


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As per the results, Nibha Bharati from Bihar has topped the examination, followed Patel Mahi Nayan Kumar(Rank 2), Purnima Kumari(Rank 3), Manisha Patel(Rank 4), Nandani Kumari(Rank 5).

The girls appeared for the first time in the examination and they are seen to have outshone the boys in the merit list ranking. After the results, candidates were requested to register themselves online on the Indian Army Recruiting website within two weeks of announcement of final result.

The Supreme Court had denied the government's plea to hold the exams including girls in 2022 directed the same to happen this year. Justice S K Kaul observed that it will be difficult to accept Centre’s plea to considering the “aspirations of the candidates willing to take the exam”. Justice B R Gavai of the Bench said, “Armed Forces have seen far emergent situations both at the border and in the country” and the court is “sure such training will come handy here."

The candidates selected after the interview process will be inducted to 148th Course and for the 110th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). The course will begin from July 2, 2022. Check the online results here.

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