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NDA 2019

NDA 2019 Exam Dates have been published now. The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) will conduct the NDA 2019 examination. It is a national level entrance test. The UPSC NDA exam is conducted to recruit candidates in the Army, Navy and Air Force. This exam is conducted two times in a year, i.e. NDA I and NDA II. It is a two tier examination, after qualifying the written test candidates will also have to clear the SSB interview round. Here we are providing details about NDA 2019 examination including notification, application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

NDA 2019 Exam Dates have been published now. The examination will be conducted on 21st April (NDA 1) and 17th November 2019 (NDA 2).

NDA 2019 Exam Date

The official dates for UPSC NDA 2019 examination have been announced now. Here students can check the official dates of NDA exam:

Events NDA I NDA II
Release of notification 9th January 2019 7th August 2019
Application form available 9th January 2019 7th August 2019
End date to submit the application 4th February 2019 3rd September 2019
Admit card release 1 or 2 weeks before the exam 1 or 2 weeks before the exam
Exam date 21st April 2019 17th November 2019
Declaration of result May 2019 November 2019

NDA Application Form 2019

Before filling the application, candidates must check the guidelines to fill the application form. Here we have mentioned some major details about the NDA registration 2019:

  • UPSC will provide the NDA 2019 application form through online mode.
  • Application form will be released from 9th January (for NDA I) and 7th August (for NDA II).
  • The registration form comprises of two parts, i.e. Part I and Part II.
  • Candidates will have to provide their general details in the Part I.
  • In Part II, candidates have to select their exam, pay the application fee and upload the scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • The images should be in JPG format with photograph (3KB – 40KB) and signature (1KB – 40KB) size.
  • No correction facility provided after the final submission of UPSC NDA application form.
  • No need to send the printout of the application form to the UPSC.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will have to pay the application fee through debit/credit card and SBI net banking.
  • Fee payment can also be done through challan of SBI bank.
  • The application fee will be Rs. 100/-.
  • SC/ST candidates, Sons of JCOs, NCOs & Ors are exempted from the payment of application fee.

NDA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates seeking for applying in the NDA exam should check the eligibility criteria carefully. Below we are providing the eligibility criteria for UPSC NDA exam:

Nationality:

  • A candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
  • Tibetan refugee who come over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit:

  • For NDA I, candidates must have born between 2nd July 2000 to 1st July 2003.
  • For NDA II, candidates should have born between 2nd January 2001 to 1st July 2004.

Gender & Marital Status:

  • Unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply for NDA.
  • Candidates must undertake not to marry until they finish their complete training.

Qualification Criteria:

  • For Army Wing of NDA: Candidates should have qualified 10+2 or equivalent examination from any recognized board.
  • For Air Force & Naval of NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with physics and mathematics subjects.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.

Physical Standards:

  • Candidates have to be physically fit as per the physical standards notified by the officials.
  • Candidate who has resigned/withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces will not be eligible to apply.

NDA Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates who will appear in the NDA examination should check the exam pattern for better preparations. The detailed NDA 2019 exam pattern is mentioned below:

  • Type of Questions: There will be objective type questions asked in the examination.
  • Pattern: The question paper will be asked in the OMR pattern.
  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in pen and paper based mode.
  • Answering Mode: Candidates will use black ball pen to mark their answers. Do not use Ink pen or pencil.
  • Duration: Two and half hours will be given for each code, i.e. Code 1 (mathematics) and Code 2 (general ability test).
  • Language: The medium of the exam will be set bilingually in English as well as Hindi.
  • Negative Marking: 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Subjects Maximum Marks Duration
Mathematics 300 2 ½ hours
GAT (Section 1- English) 200 2 ½ hours
GAT (Section 2- General Knowledge) 400
Total Marks 900
SSB Interview 900
Grand Total 1800

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