UPSC NDA 2 2020 Notification Out: Apply Online For NDA/ NA 2

UPSC NDA 2 2020 Notification Out: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification of the NDA 2 exam on 16th June 2020. The detailed notification of the UPSC NDA & NA 2 Exam 2020 is released on its official website With the release of notification, the online application has started on 16th June 2020. Earlier, the notification was schedule to release on 10th June which was postponed due to some reasons. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria in the article. The exam is conducted twice in a year. Qualification of this exam allows the candidate to get selected for the Army, Naval and Air Force. Candidates may refer to the article to know details of the recruitment & how to apply.

UPSC NDA 2 Notification 2020

Candidates may check all the important details they must know before applying for the NDA 2 exam, The commission has released the notification for the recruitment of vacancies, out of which a few vacancies are for National Defence Academy and remaining are for Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) through NDA/ NA 2 exam. NDA offer many unmatched perks like job security, pension and allowances, and the opportunity to serve the nation. It is an attractive chance for the youth of the country to join defence jobs.

UPSC NDA 2 2020 Important Dates:

Events Dates
UPSC NDA 2 2020 Notification 16th June 2020
UPSC NDA 2 Online form 2020 16th June 2020
UPSC NDA 2 form 2020 last date 06th July 2020
UPSC NDA 2 Exam Date 2020
(For I and II)*
06th September 2020 (Revised)

Note: This year, the UPSC will conduct a common examination for both NDA & NA Exam(I) and NDA & NA Exam (II), 2020 on 06th September 2020.

UPSC NDA 2 2020: Eligibility Criteria

UPSC NDA 2 Eligibility Criteria includes the following:

Nationality Indian Citizenship | A Subject of Nepal or Bhutan | Candidates who have migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, East African, Zambia, Uganda, Zaire and Ethiopia, Malawi, etc. are also eligible to apply
Age Limit Criteria Candidates must born between July 2, 2002 and July 1, 2005.
Qualification Candidates who have passed or appeared in 12th class exam are eligible for NDA exam.
Subjects Candidates must pass with Physics and Mathematics subjects.
Medical Fitness Candidates should have a medical fitness certificate.

Note: Candidates must check the physically standard given below for the NDA/ NA exam.

UPSC NDA 2 2020: Exam Pattern

Complete details for the NDA 2020 exam pattern has been tabulated:

Mode of Examination The examination is held through offline mode.
Time Duration Two and a half hours will be given for each paper.
Total Marks Total- 900 marks
Sections Mathematics and General Ability
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (MCQ)
Language The question paper will be in Hindi and English language.
Negative Marking For maths, 0.83 marks, for English, 1.33 and for GK 1.33 marks will be deducted

UPSC NDA 2 Syllabus 2020

UPSC NDA 2 Syllabus will consist of subjects like Mathematics and General Ability. General Ability covers English, Chemistry, General Science and General Knowledge. Check syllabus topics in the table below:


Matrices and Determinations
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus and Differential Equations
Statics and Probability
Vector Algebra
Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimension

General Ability Test:

General Ability Test
General Science
History Freedom, Movement
Current Events

UPSC NDA 2 Selection Procedure

UPSC NDA 2 Selection involves qualification of the written exam and the SSB interview.

Physical Standards:

Physical Conditioning. Prospective candidates are suggested to keep themselves in good physical condition. They should be able to fulfill the following criteria:

(a) Running: 2.4 km in 15 minutes
(b) Skipping
(c) Pushups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each
(d) Chin-ups: Minimum 08
(e) Rope Climbing: 3.4 meters

UPSC NDA 2 Height requirements:

For Ground Duty Branch-

The minimum height for entry into ground duty branches- 157.5 cm.

Minimum acceptable height for Gorkhas and individuals belonging to North Eastern regions of India and hilly regions of Uttarakhand- (152.5 cm).

In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cm- (155.5 cm)

For Flying Branch-

Height Requirements Minimum Maximum
(i) Sitting height 81.5 cm 96.0 cm
(ii) Leg Length 99.0 cm 120.0 cm
(iii) Thigh Length Maximum- 64.0 cm

UPSC NDA 2 2020 Vacancies

Check the vacancies distribution in the table given below.

Academy Vacancies
National Defence Academy 370 to include 208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties)
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) 43
Total 413

UPSC NDA 2 Application Fee

  • The NDA Online Form Fee is Rs 100/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST candidates/ Sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs are exempted from payment of the fee.

Steps to Apply Online for UPSC NDA 2 2020

  1. Click the direct link to open the apply online link directly or go to official website of UPSC.
  2. As the link opens, if you are already register login with the credentials, other wise click the part 1 registration and read the instructions.
  3. Click on “I agree” to proceed for the form submission.
  4. Now, fill the identity credentials, education qualification, and address.
  5. Click Continue and submit Part 1 Registration.
  6. Part 2 registration comprises of logging in the registration ID and DOB.
  7. Fill all the important details like selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document and Declaration.
  8. Press “I agree” button after he finds that information supplied by him is in order and no correction is required.
  9. Pay the required application fee if applicable.
  10. Take the Print out of the final form.

UPSC NDA 2 2020: Application Form Link

UPSC NDA 2 form 2020 is available from 16th June. The online application link is available till 06th July 2020. Candidates can refer to the eligibility and check relevant details for submission of online form before time.

UPSC NDA 2 Admit Card 2020

NDA Admit Card 2020 is released 10 days before the exam. The Admit card is going to release in the last week of August tentatively. The Admit card will contain necessary information about the candidate and the exam.

UPSC NDA 2 Answer Key 2020

NDA Answer Key is released after successfully conduct the exam. Candidates may refer the answer key for checking their answers and calculating marks. The answer key of NDA 1 and NDA 2 is going to release in September 2020.

UPSC NDA 2 2020 Result

The Result of NDA 2 2020 will be released after the written exam and release of answer key on the website. The result of NDA 2 exam will be conducted on 06th September 2020, so the result will be announce after a few month.

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UPSC NDA 2 2020 Faqs

Q 1. Can female candidates apply for the UPSC NDA 2 exam?

Ans. No, Only unmarried male candidates can apply for the UPSC NDA 2 exam.

Q 2. How can one apply for UPSC NDA 2 exam?

Ans. Candidates need to apply online by going on the official website or clicking on the link given above.

Q 3. Can we apply offline for UPSC NDA 2 exam?

Ans. No, UPSC NDA 2 application is available online only.

Q 4. How NDA exam centers are allotted by the commission?

Ans. The exam centers for NDA are allotted on first-apply-first-allot basis.

Q 5. When will UPSC NDA 2 exam will held?

Ans. UPSC NDA 2 exam is scheduled to held on 06th September 2020.

Q 6. What is the application fees?

Ans. The application fee is Rs 100, while Sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs are exempted.

Q 7. What is the desired qualification for UPSC NDA 2?

Ans. The aspirant must be either appearing or passed the 12 class.

Q 8. What is the age limit for the UPSC NDA 2 exam?

Ans. Candidates must be between 16.5 to 19.5 years of age.

Q 9. What is the minimum percentage required for UPSC NDA 2 exam?

Ans. There is no bar on percentage for UPSC NDA 2 exam.


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