NDA 1 2019 Notification and Exam Date

NDA 1 2019 Notification and Exam Date
30-October 2018...........

NDA 1 2019 Notification and Exam Date

UPSC National Defence Academy will release notification for NDA & NA Exam (1) 2019 . NDA (I) Application Form 2019 will be released from 9th January 2019. National Defence Academy (NDA Exam) is the national level examination. This exam will be conducted two times within a period of one year. NDA Exam will be managed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Here, we have mentioned the detailed information about How to Fill NDA 2019 Application Form.


NDA 1 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are appearing for the NDA exam 2019 are advised to check all the details of the exam including the eligibility criteria. The details of the eligibility criteria are mentioned below:


NDA 1 2019 Nationality:

The candidates must be a:

a citizen of India , or

a subject of Bhutan, or

a subject of Nepal, or

a Tibetan refugee who came to India before the 01 January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Only unmarried candidates are allowed to write the NDA exam 2018.


Important Dates

Date of Notification – January 2019

Last date of filling online form –  February 2019

Date of Examination – April 2019

Expected month of result – Aug 2019

NDA 1 2019 Age Limit:

(For NDA I 2019): Age – The age range for NDA 1 2019 is from 2nd Jan 2000 to 2nd Jan 2003. The actual date of birth mentioned in your matriculation certificate will be taken as final. No other certificate or affidavit will be accepted. The candidates must be unmarried and only male candidates are eligible for it.

NDA 1 2019 Educational Qualifications:


For Indian Army wing of National Defence Academy: The candidates appearing for the exam must have passed or appearing 12th from class a recognized board or university.

For Air force and Indian Navy: The candidates must have passed or appearing class 12th with physics and Mathematics from a recognized board or university.

NDA 1 2019 Exam Pattern

The NDA exam consists of two papers: Mathematics and General ability test, below we have discussed both the papers in details.

Mathematics: The mathematics paper is of 300 marks and consist of multiple choice questions based on the syllabus of class 11th and 12th. The time allowed to write the paper is 2.5 hr.

General Ability: The General Ability test comprises of two section i.e. Section A and Section B. The section A is of English (200 marks) and Section B (400 marks) is of general knowledge.

  • The NDA 2019 admit card will be announced few weeks prior to the examination, in the official website of UPSC.
  • All the question are MCQ type and contain a negative marking for the wrong answers.



How to Fill NDA 2019 Application Form

Follow these steps for filling the NDA application form:

Step 1- Apply online on Official Website.

Step 2- Fill the Application Form followed by Part-1 and Part-2 registration.

Step 3- Read Declaration and Click on Agree.

Step- 1: Apply online

  • Visit the official website (link will be given above).
  • Click on the”Online application for various examinations of UPSC”.
     On the top right-hand side of the webpage, there are two links namely: “PART-I Registration” and “PART-II Registration”.

Step- 2: Fill the Application Form

PART-I Registration:

  • As you click on the link of “Part-1 Registration”, a new webpage will appears on the screen. Here, Important Instructions to fill Online Application Form is given.
  • Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘Yes’ button available on the bottom of the screen.
  • Clicking on ‘Yes’ button takes you to the application form.
  • Part-1 registration is divided broadly into four pages.

Page- 1: Candidate’s Details (Registration)

Enter your Personal Details

  • In this page, the system asks for the candidate’s personal details.
  • Enter your Name, DOB, Father’s name, Mother’s name, Aadhaar Number (if available), Nationality, Fee Remission Allowed , Community, minority, marital status, etc.

Enter your Qualification Details:

From here select your qualification details. There are four options indicated by the drop down menu.


  • Enter your complete address in the prescribed fields.
  • Email id must be valid and also enter your personal contact number or the phone number of your parents.
  • After feeding all the details, click on ‘Continue’ button.


Note: The candidates belong to SC/ST need not to pay the application fee against NDA application form. Those who are the sons of ex-serviceman/ JCO/NCO and Other Ranks of the Army are also not required to pay any fee for the application form. If such candidates are currently pursuing their studies form Sainik or military school then they are required to produce the certificate of eligibility duly signed by the principals at the time of SSB interview.

  • The candidates claimed for the fee exemption have to click on “YES” response in the Fee Exemption claimed Field. Such candidates are not taken to the payment page.

Page- 2: Choosing the Branch Preferences

    • In this page, the aspirants have to choose the preferences for Indian Army, Air Force and Navy.
    • Mark the preferences in numbers from 1 to 4.
    • Mark ‘0’ in that field for which candidates don’t want to give any preference.
    • This page also asks the information about Whether Student of Sanik/Military School or Son of JCO/NCO/Other Rank Officer?
    • Mark your response in Yes or No.
    • Click on “Continue” button for moving to the fourth page.

Page- 3: Verify Your Details

    • In this page, the candidates can update their details by clicking on ‘Update’ button.
    • Verify your details properly as no correction will be allowed after the submission of application form. At last Mark I agree/I do not agree.

Page- 4: Generation of Registration ID

    • At this page, the candidates are able to view the system generated ‘Registration ID’. This page also shows candidate’s other details like name, father’s name, DOB, email id, etc.
    • Now, the “Part- 1 Registration” of NDA application form has been completed. The email regarding this will be sent to the candidate’s provided mail id. Now login for the “Part – II registration“


Note: Don’t forget to take the printout of this page. Click on “Print” option available there. Also, note down the registration id and DOB as it is required in further stages.

PART-II Registration:

It involves four steps:

1.          Fee Payment.

2.         Filling the Choice for Examination Centre.

3.         Uploading of Photograph.

4.         Uploading of Signature.

Fee Payment:

  • The payment can be done through cash/credit card/debit card or net banking.
  • Pay the application fee via cash deposited to any branch of the SBI bank.
  • The candidates can also use the credit card/debit card of any bank for the fee payment.
  • The payment through internet banking will be done using the internet banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore.
    • After the successful payment of application fee, an SMS alert will be sent to the candidates. The candidates who are exempted to pay the application will receive the SMS alert after uploading of the images.

Filling the Choices for Examination Centres:

  • Choose the appropriate examination centre as per your suitability.
  • Candidates can choose any one examination centre.

Uploading of Photograph:

This step provides you the space for uploading the image of photograph. Read carefully all the instructions before go through the upload steps:

    • The size of the photograph must be less than 40 kb and greater than 3 kb.
    • The image of photograph must be in .jpg format.
    • 140 pixels height x 110 pixels width is required for photograph.
    • Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.

Uploading of Signature:

    • Put your signature with a black ink pen on white background.
    • Image of signature must be the .jpg format.
    • The pixel size of the signature should be 110 pixels height x 140 pixels width.
    • The file size of the signature must be less than 40 kb and greater than 1 kb.
    • Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.

Note: The image preview will be generated after uploading. Here, the candidates can recheck his/her uploaded images.

    • If satisfied with the uploaded image then, click on “Confirm Upload” button, otherwise click the “Reload Photograph/Reload Signature” button.

Step- 3: Read Declaration and Click on Agree

The application form will be completed after the submission of Part- 2 Registration. Click on ‘I have read Declaration & Agree’ button for the final submission of NDA online form.

    • Now you can print the application form.

Key Features

    • The applicants submitted their form through online mode is not needed to send any document/certificate to the UPSC.
    • The message of final submission of the application form will be received by the candidates via e-mail.
    • “View/Print Application” link is available on the home page for viewing the submitted application form.

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