NDA 1 2021– UPSC will release the NDA 1 notification 2021 in the first week of January 2021. Class 12 students will be able to access the NDA 1 application form in January 2021 on the UPSC website- upsc.gov.in. The last date to apply for NDA 1 exam 2020 will fall in February 2021. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2021 in the month of April 2021. N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I) 2021 will be held in pen and paper mode for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 145rd Course, and for the 107th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from January 2022. We will host a link of NDA 1 2021notification and application form on this page as well. Read the article for complete details on NDA 1 exam 2021, eligibility, exam pattern and more-
NDA 1 2021 Highlights
|Exam Name||NDA (I) 2021|
|Full Form||National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2021|
|Exam Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Exam Mode||Offline/ Pen & Paper Mode|
|Exam Duration||2 hours 30 minutes|
|Subjects to Prepare||Maths & GAT|
NDA 1 2021 Exam Dates
UPSC will release NDA 1 exam dates 2021 in the UPSC Exam Calendar 2021. Check expected NDA 1 2021 dates in below table-
|Events||NDA 1 2021 Dates|
|Release of NDA & NA (I) 2021 Notification||January 2021|
|Start Date of NDA 1 Registration 2021||January 2021|
|Conclusion of Online Registration||February 2021|
|Release of UPSC NDA 1 2021 Admit Card||March 2021|
|UPSC NDA & NA (1) 2021 Exam Date||April 2021|
|UnOfficial NDA Answer Key 2021||April 2021|
|Declaration of NDA 1 Result||August 2020|
NDA 1 2020 Notification
The official NDA 2021 notification contains complete details about the exam including the NDA 2021 exam pattern, eligibility, syllabus, and more. UPSC will release the NDA 1 notification 2021 in January 2021
NDA 1 2021 Vacancies
The details of NDA 1 vacancies 2021 will be issued with the notification. The approximate number of posts to be filled are mentioned below:—
- National Defence Academy- 342 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 92 for Air Force)
- Naval Academy- 50 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
NDA 1 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates have to fulfill all terms and conditions listed in the NDA 2021 Eligibility criteria before filling the forms. No ineligible candidate will be allowed to apply for the NDA 1 exam, hence, read all the conditions carefully before filling the registration form.
Nationality- Only Indian candidates who have a valid ID proof of Indian nationality are eligible for NDA 2021 Examination.
Age Limit, Marital Status & Sex– The unmarried male candidates, who are born after January 2, 2002 and before January 1, 2005 can, apply for the NDA exam 2021.
- For Army wing of National Defence Academy – Candidates who have qualified 12th Class/ Intermediate Exam or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University can apply for Army Wing of NDA.
- For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy – Candidates who have qualified 12th Class/ Intermediate Exam or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
- Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also apply for UPSC NDA 1 2021 Exam.
NDA 1 2021 Application Form
The online application form for NDA 1 2021 has been released on upsc.gov.in, the official website of UPSC. Incomplete and application forms of ineligible candidates will not be accepted by the Commission. Only online mode of submitting the NDA 1 application form will be available. Hence, candidates are suggested to either click the given link (to be provided after its official release) or visit the official website. Candidates are suggested to submit the form before the last date. Check-out the provided steps to apply online for the NDA 1 exam 2021.
- Go to the Official website of UPSC or click the above-provided link to apply online for UPSC NDA & NA (1) Exam 2021.
- Click the link “UPSC Online Applications” available on the left side of the home page.
- Select “Online Application NDA & NA (I) 2021 Exam”
- Fill all the required details in the online application form and upload a scanned image of a recent photograph along with the signature.
- Now, submit the application fee of Rs. 100/- either by cash or by using net banking facility or by using any Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.
- Take print copy of the Confirmation page for further use
NDA 1 2021 Selection Procedure
Eligible and suitable candidates will be short-listed after evaluating their performance in the written examination followed by SSB Test/Interview.
NDA 1 2021 Exam Pattern
|Mathematics||01||02 hours & 30 min.||300 Marks|
|General Ability Test||02||02 hours & 30 min.||600 Marks|
- The question papers of NDA & NA Exam 2021 will comprise Objective Type Question and will be set bilingually i.e. in Hindi & in English.
- There will be negative marking for marking incorrect answers.
- Only Black ball point pen should be used while making any entry in the answer sheet.
- The candidates are not allowed to use a calculator or Mathematical or logarithmic table.
SSB Test/ Personal Interview- Candidates who qualify the written examination with minimum NDA Cut off marks will be called to appear in SSB Test/ Interview. The SSB test will be of 900 Marks
NDA Syllabus for Mathematics
- Matrices and determinants
- Analytical geometry of two and three dimensions
- Differential calculus
- Integral calculus and differential equations
- Vector algebra
- Statistics and probability
NDA Syllabus for English
- Use of Words
- Grammar & Usage
- Comprehension and cohesion
- Fill in the blanks
NDA Syllabus for General Knowledge
The question in this section will be asked on different sections that are Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography and Current Event.
NDA 1 2021 Admit Card
The eligible candidates whose application forms will be accepted before the last date will be able to download the e-admit card. NDA 1 admit card 201 will be released 03 weeks prior to the commencement of the NDA 1 Exam 2021 i.e. in March 2021. NDA 1 Admit Card will be made available on the official website of UPSC’s website. Candidates should note that no admit card will be sent through the post. Candidates should have their Registration ID and date of birth details to download the admit card.
NDA 1 2021 Result
The result of NDA 2021 Exam will be uploaded on the main web portal of UPSC, in the form of .pdf file. The written result of NDA 1 Exam 2021 will be declared in the month of August 2019. Candidates have to check their roll number in the NDA 1 Result file. Only short-listed candidates will be called to appear in the SSB Test/ Interview.
Candidates should attain the minimum NDA 2021 cutoff marks to clear the written test & interview. The final cutoff marks will be released after the result declaration.
NDA 2018 Cutoff
- Written Cutoff (Out of 900)- 338 (With at least 25 % marks in each Subject)
- Final Cutoff (Out of 1800)- 705
- Read the newspaper to get the hold on the General Ability section.
- Solve at least 10 previous year’s papers to get an idea of the type of question and mark distribution.
- Prepare all topics of the syllabus and make short notes.
- Revise the syllabus as many times you can.
- Make a proper study schedule and stick to it in order to cover the complete syllabus
NDA 1 2021 Exam Centres
The examination will be held in various NDA 2021 exam centres. Check the list here
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