NDA 1 2019 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification of National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2019, also referred as NDA & NA Exam, on 09 January 2019. Eligible candidates can apply online for the NDA I 2019 till 04 February 2019. N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I) 2019 will be held in pen and paper mode on 21 April 2019 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 143rd Course, and for the 105th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2 January 2020. Both NDA notification and application form will be issued online on the official website of the UPSC. NDA 1 is a national level examination for admission to different courses offered at Army, Navy and Air Force wings, to be commencing from 02 January 2020.
No other mode to submit the application form will be available. Hence, candidates are suggested to read all the instructions carefully, provided on the website, before filling the NDA application form. We will host the link of NDA notification and application form on this page as well. Read the article for complete details on NDA 1 2019 pattern, eligibility, registration and more
NDA 1 2019 Exam Dates
UPSC has intimated the NDA 1 2019 dates in the UPSC Examination Calendar 2019. Check NDA I Exam Date 2019 in below table-
|S.No||Events||NDA 2019 Important Dates|
|1||Release of NDA & NA (I) 2019 Notification||09 January 2019|
|2||Online Registration Started from||09 January 2019|
|3||Conclusion of Online Registration||04 February 2019|
|4||Release of UPSC NDA-1 2019 Admit Card||4th week of May 2019|
|5||UPSC NDA & NA (1) 2019 Exam Date||21 April 2019|
|6||Declaration of Result||August 2019|
NDA 1 2019 Notification
The official notification of NDA 2019 contains complete details about the examination including the NDA 2019 examination pattern, eligibility, syllabus, and more. UPSC will release the NDA 2019 notification on 09 January 2019.
NDA 1 2019- Post Details
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 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates have to fulfill all terms and conditions listed in the NDA Eligibility criteria in order to apply for the NDA 2019 Examination. No ineligible candidate will be allowed to apply for the 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 2019 Examination.
Age Limit, Marital Status & Sex– The unmarried male candidates, who are born after 02 January 2000 and before 01 January 2003 can, apply for the NDA 2019 examination.
- 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 2018 Exam.
NDA 1 2019 Application Form
The online application form for NDA 1 2019 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 i.e. 05 February 2018. Check-out the provided steps to apply online for the NDA 2018 Examination.
- Go to the Official website of UPSC or click the above-provided link to apply online for UPSC NDA & NA (1) Exam 2019.
- Click the link “UPSC Online Applications” available on the left side of home page.
- Select “Online Application NDA & NA (I) 2019 Exam”
- Fill all the required details in the online application form and upload 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 should be used while making any entry in the answer sheet.
- The candidates are not allowed to use 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 2019 Admit Card
The eligible candidates whose application forms will be accepted before the last date will be able to download the e-admit card 03 weeks prior to the commencement of the NDA-1 Exam 2019 i.e. in the 4th week of May 2019. NDA 2019 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 2019 Result
The result of NDA 2019 Examination will be uploaded on the main web portal of UPSC, in the form of .pdf file. The written result of NDA-1 Exam 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 2019 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 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 2019 Exam Centres
The examination will be held in various NDA exam Centres. Check the list here
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