NDA or National Defence Academy is an elite Defence Institution that has been serving undauntedly to train young boys into brave men. UPSC conducts NDA Exam twice every year to select eligible candidates for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy. Let's look into the details for the upcoming NDA Exam 2019.
NDA 1 Notification has been finally released by Union Public Service Commission on 9th January 2019. A total of 392 vacancies have been declared in the official NDA 1 Notification 2019. NDA 1 Exam Dates will be soon announced by UPSC. Candidates can read the Official NDA 1 Notification 2019 from the link mentioned below.
UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) will be releasing NDA 1 Admit Card 2019 shorlty. Canddiates will be able to download the Admit card from the link provided below after it has been made available by UPSC.
NDA 2019 Online Application started on 9th January 2019. The Apply Online Link for NDA 1 Exam will be deactivated on 4th february 2019. Candidates are also given the option to withdraw their Application form for NDA 1 Exam if he/she had applied for the exam from 8th February 2019. The last day to withdraw NDA Application Form is 14th February 2019 till 6:00 PM.
To successfully submit the Online Application form for NDA Exam 2019, a candidate must pay the required Application Fee. NDA Application Fee for candidates belonging to GENERAL/OBC category is Rs. 100/-. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/Female Category are exempted from paying any application fee for the NDA 1 exam.
A total of 392 vacancy has been declared for NDA 1 Exam 2019 for the two academies. Let's have a look at the detailed Vacancy for NDA 1 Exam.
|National Defence Academy||342 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 92 for Air Force)|
|Indian Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)||50|
NDA 1 exam dates are yet to be released by UPSC. Let's have a look at the complete schedule for NDA 1 2019 exam.
|Event||NDA 1 Dates||NDA 2 Dates|
|Notification Date||9th January 2019||7th August 2019|
|Commencement of Application Form||9th January 2019||7th August 2019|
|Last Date to Apply Online||4th February 2019 (till 6:00 PM)||3rd September 2019|
|Commencement of the window to withdraw application form||8th February 2019||September 2019|
|Last date to withdraw the application form||14th February 2019 (till 6:00 PM)||September 2019|
|Release of Admit Card||March 2019||September 2019|
|Commencement of NDA 1 Exam||21st April 2019||17th November 2019|
|Declaration of NDA 1 Result||July 2019||October 2019|
To be eligible for NDA 1 Exam 2019, a candidate must be unmarried. There are other criterias that a candidate must fulfill. Let's have a look at the same.
The Unmarried Male Candidate must be:
Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 2000 and not later than 1st July, 2003 are eligible. The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Secondary School Examination or an equivalent examination certificates.
For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University
For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University
Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy
A candidate who has resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces is not eligible to apply
To appear for NDA 1 Exam 2019, a candidate must be acquainted with NDA 2019 exam pattern. Let's have a look at the same.
NDA 2019 will be conducted in two stages:
A candidate who successfully clears both these tests and maake it to the merit list generated by UPSC with the cumulative score of Written Exam and the SSB will be considered for final selection.
|Serial Number||Subjects||Code||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|2.||General Ability Test||02||600||2.5 Hours|
An SSB Test of 900 Marks will be conducted for selected candidates through written exam
The Written Exam will comprise of Mathematics & General Ability Test. Let's have a look at the syllabus for the same.
|Matrices & Determinants|
|Analytical Geometry of Two & Three Dimensions|
|Differential & Integral Equations|
General Ability Test
|GENERAL KNOWLEDGE||Section ‘A’ (Physics)|
|Section ‘B’ (Chemistry)|
|Section ‘C’ (General Science)|
|Section ‘D’ (History, Freedom Movement etc.)|
|Section ‘E’ (Geography)||
|Section ‘F’ (Current Events)|
The Result for NDA 1 will be declared separately for candidates selected for SSB and for the final selection. After the Written Exam has been conducted by UPSC for NDA 1 exam 2019, result will be declared in which the list will be generated for the students selected for the SSB Round. The cumulative score of the Written Exam and the SSB round will be further considered to deduce the final Merit List. Keep visiting the page, to remain updated about the upcoming NDA 1 Result 2019.
To get an idea of the expected cut off for NDA 1 Exam 2019, let's have a look at the previous year cut off for NDA Exam.
NDA (I) Cut-Offs
|Year||NDA I (Out of 900)||NDA II (Out of 900)|
|2017||342 official )25% sectional cut off Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks)) 708||258 (With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks) 624|
|2016||288 (With at least 25 % marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks) 656||229 (With at least 20% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last candidate in the merit order (out of 1800 marks) 602|
|2015||306 (With at least 30% marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (out of 1800 marks) 674||269 (With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks) 637|