NDA Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Syllabus and Result
NDA or National Defence Academy Exam is a national level exam organized by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to recruit candidates in Army, Navy and Air Force. It is a two-tier examination, wherein, candidates qualifying the written test will also have to clear the SSB interview round.
Last date to apply for NDA 1 is February 4, 2019 till 6:00 p.m. Apply Now
NDA I is scheduled for April 21, 2019 and NDA 2 is scheduled for November 17, 2019.
The eligibility is different for every post, applicants must fulfil the complete NDA Eligibility to apply for the exam.
- The exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based).
- The exam consists of 2 sections- Mathematics and General Ability Test. Total duration of exam is 5 hours combinedly for both sections. Check NDA Exam Pattern
- Syllabus of NDA exam is based on CBSE 10+2 standards.
- Candidates qualify the written test are called for NDA SSB Interview. Final selection is done on the basis of overall performance of the candidate.
NDA 2019 Highlights
|Exam Name||National Defence Academy|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Exam Type||National Level|
|Eligibility Criteria||Unmarried Male candidates can apply|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Duration||2 hours 30 minutes|
NDA 2019 Exam Dates
NDA Exam Dates for 2019 session have been released now. Here we are providing the official dates of NDA 2019:
|NDA 2019 events||NDA 1||NDA 2|
|Notification Issue Date||January 09, 2019||August 07, 2019|
|Last Date to Submit the Application Form||February 04, 2019||September 03, 2019|
|Admit Card Issue Date||March 2019||August 2019|
|Exam Date||April 21, 2019||November 17, 2019|
|Result Declaration Date||July 2019||October 2019|
NDA 2019 Eligibility criteria
There are various parameters on the basis of which the candidates’ eligibility is checked so that they can appear for the exam and eligible for the further procedure.
As per the nationality standards set by UPSC for NDA 2019, Candidates must have:
- Indian Citizenship or should be
- Subject of Bhutan
- Subject of Nepal
- Tibetan refugee who came to India prior to January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
- A PIO (Person of Indian Origin) who has come back from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention to get settled down permanently in India.