NDA 1 notification 2020 released; Apply online till Jan 28

NDA 1 notification 2020 released; Apply online till Jan 28

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Anangsha Patra
Deputy Manager – Editorial
New Delhi, Updated on Jan 8, 2020 12:43 IST

UPSC has released NDA 1 2020 notification for 418 vacancies. The application link has been activated. Candidates can fill the application form till January 28. 

NDA 1 notification 2020 released; Apply online till Jan 28

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released NDA 1 notification 2020 on January 8. The application form is available now. Total 418 vacancies have been announced for NDA 1 exam. Candidates who wish apply for the exam can fill the application form online till January 28. The application fee is Rs 100, which can be paid both online, and offline. Candidates can pay the application fees offline till January 27 while the offline fee can be paid till January 28. The facility to withdraw NDA application form will be available from February 4 to 11, 2020.

The written exam of NDA is scheduled to be conducted on April 19 across 41 cities spread throughout the country. The exam will be conducted in two sessions – morning and afternoon.

According to NDA eligibility criteria 2020, the age of candidates applying for the exam should be between 16.5 to 19.5 years. Candidates for admission to Army Wing of National Defence Academy must have passed Class 12/HSC or equivalent exam from a recognised board or university. For admission to Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy, candidates must have passed Class 12/HSC with Physics and Mathematics.

NDA 1 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check below NDA 2020 dates related to the release of application form, admit card, declaration of result etc.



Release of NDA 1 notification

January 8, 2020

Online application begins

January 8, 2020

Last date to apply

January 28, 2020

Last date to pay the fee online

January 28, 2020

Last date to pay the fee offline

January 27, 2020

Facility to withdraw the application form

February 4-11, 2020

Exam date

April 19, 2020

Release of admit card

March 2020

Declaration of result

June 2020

SSB Interview

August-September, 2020

Final result

November 2020

How to fill NDA application form 2020?

  • NDA application form 2020 comprises two parts – I and II. The steps to fill the application form for both the parts are given below.
  • Candidates need to visit the official website - upsc.gov.in.
  • Click Part I – Registration of NDA application form 2020.
  • The part I registration is divided into four pages- NDA registration, choosing the preferred branch, verifying details and generation of registration ID.
  • Once completing the Part I of NDA application form, registration ID of candidates will be generated.
  • The Part II of application form, candidates need to pay the application fees, select the exam centre, upload scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • Candidates should take the printout of the application form and fee payment receipt.

Apply here NDA 1 application form 2020 - https://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php

NDA Selection Process

The selection process of NDA comprises written exam and SSB Interview. According to NDA exam pattern 2020, the written test comprises two sections – Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). The written test carries total 900 marks. Candidates who obtains the minimum qualifying marks in the written exam are called for SSB Interview. The SSB Interview is conducted for Intelligence and Personality Test. The test is conducted in two stages. Final selection of candidates are done based on written exam and SSB Interview.

NDA 1 exam is conducted for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 145th Course, and for 107th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from January 2, 2021.

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Anangsha Patra
Deputy Manager – Editorial

A mass communication and journalism post-graduate, Anangsha has worked as a reporter and sub-editor and enjoys working in the education domain.


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