UPSC has announced NDA ( I ) and NDA ( II ) 2020 exam date on June 5 . The written exam will be conducted on September 6..
This year ,UPSC will conduct a common exam for NDA ( I ) and NDA ( II ) this year . Students who had already filled the application form for NDA ( I ), need not to apply again.
Earlier, the written exam was scheduled to be conducted on April 19, however , the commission had postponed the exam due to the emergent situation arising out of Covid 19 pandemic . The exam will be conducted in two shifts – morning and afternoon across 41 cities spread throughout the country .
UPSC conducts NDA exam for admission to the Army , Navy and Airforce wings of National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy course . Selection of cadets in the academy is done based on written exam and interview .
Introduction of NDA Exam
NDA is one of the most prestigious exams which is conducted twice a year. NDA is one of the National Level entrance exam of Indian Defence Services .It is the most sought after defence entrance exams in the country .NDA recruitment is conducted for admission to Army ,Navy and Airforce wings .The exam is conducted in two stages – Written exam and SSB Interview. Around four lakh aspirants sit for NDA exam every year out of which approximately six thousand are called for SSB Interview .
NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020
NDA aspirants are required to fulfil the following eligibility criteria to be eligible for the exam .
The educational qualification is different for different academics .candidates can check the educational qualification prescribed for different academics .
Army Wing of National Defence Academy
Candidates must have passed class 12 / HSC under 10 +2 pattern of school education or equivalent from a recognised board or university.
Airforce ,Navy and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy
Candidate must have passed class 12th / HSC under 10 + 2 pattern of school education with Physics and Maths conducted by a state Education Board .
Filling the application form for NDA 2020
The Application forms are made available online for both NDA ( I ) and NDA ( II ).NDA Application form comprises two parts .
NDA application form is filled online and the fee is Rs 100 which can be paid both online and offline .The examination authority also activates the link to withdraw NDA application form for a specified period Candidate who do not wish to appear in the exam can withdraw their application form.
Release of admit card
NDA Admit Card is released three weeks before the exam .The link to download the admit card will be available on the official website .Candidates can download the admit card by logging either with the roll number or registration number.
10 June 2020 –Release of NDA 2 Application form
30 June last date to apply for NDA 2
August 20 NDA 2 Admit card 2020
August 20 NDA 1 Admit card 2020
6 September 20 NDA ( I ) and NDA ( II ) 2020 EXAM
NDA 2020 Written Exam Pattern
NDA written exam consists of two papers , 1 Mathematics and 2 General Ability Test . The total marks of the written exam are of 900 marks.
NDA Answer key 2020
The official answer key releases after the completion of selection process .However TRISHUL DEFENCE ACADEMY releases NDA Exam answer key within few hours after completion of test.
NDA Result is released in PDF format and carries the roll numbers of qualified candidates .
Qualified candidates are called for the SSB interview .NDA ( I ) and NDA ( II ) Declaration of result is expected in November 2020.