UPSC NDA 2019: Application Exam Date Eligibility pattern Apply here

NDA 2019: UPSC NDA & NA examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice in a year in the mid of April and September. Here we are providing the full details about the examination.

UPSC NDA 2019 Examination

UPSC NDA 2019: Application Exam Date Eligibility pattern Apply here

Details of the examination:

Name of the exam National Defence Academy and Naval Academy
Conducting body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam type All Over the India
Mode of PaperEnglish and Hindi
Question TypeObjective
Exam Mode Pen paper Based
Nationality Indian
Marital StatusUnmarried
Application CorrectionNo window correction after submitting application form
Application form ModeOnline Only
Commerce StreamOnly eligible for Indian Army

Important Dates for NDA 2019 Exam (I):

Notification DateThird Week of January 2019
Online Application process Third Week of January 2019
Last Date of Online Application processSecond Week of February 2019
Admit Card Availability Two weeks before exam
 Commencement of the ExaminationThird Week of April 2019

Important Dates for NDA 2019 Examination (II):

Date of Notification First Week of June 2019
Online Application process First Week of June 2019
Last Date of Online Application  End Week of June 2019
Commencement of the ExaminationSecond Week of September 2019


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Army Wing of National Defence Academy – Candidate must have cleared their Class XII Exam from recognized board.
  • Air Force and Naval Wingof National Defence Academy and Cadet Entry Scheme (10+2) at Indian Naval Academy – Candidate should have passed the standard XII with Maths and Physics from the recognized board.

NDA 2019 Application Form (Exam 1st)

  • Candidates have to visit the official site i.e.
  • There will be link which is related to registration, candidates have to click it and fill all their personal details on to that form.
  • User name & password will be allotted to the candidate, login to apply for NDA Exam
  • Read the instructions carefully while filling application form.
  • Make payment i.e. application fee via online or through offline mode.
  • Take a print out of the application form for further use.

NDA 2019 Application Fee:

  • For General and OBC :Rs- 100/-
  • Free of cost for SC/ST students or sons of JCOs/NCOs

NDA 2019 Selection process:

Selection procedure is divided into three phases:

  • Written examination
  • Personal Interview at SSB centres allotted by SSC
  • Medical Fitness

NDA 2019 Exam Pattern:

  • The question paper will be comprises of two sections- Maths& General Ability.
  • No. of questions: 120 carries 300 marks, for Maths section and 150 questions scoring total 600 marks for General Ability Section.
  • Total marks: 900
  • Duration: Section I will be 02:30 hour’s minutes and for section II will be 02:30 hours.
  • Negative Marking allowed

NDA Exam 2019 Physical Standards:

Candidate must fulfil all the physical standards norms such as height weight and eye sight.

Height/weight standard for Army/Air Force:

Height (cms)Weight (kgs)
Without shoe16-17 years17-18 years18-19 years

Height/Weight for Navy:

Height (cms)Weight (kgs)
Without shoe16 years18 years20 years

Eyesight Criteria for Navy:

Uncorrected without glass6/6
Corrected with glass6/6/
Limits of Myopia-0.75
Limits of Hypermetropia+1.5
Limits of color perceptionI
Binocular visionIII

Eyesight criteria for Air Force

Uncorrected without glass6/6, 6/9
Corrected with glass6/6 (only for Hypermetropia)
Limits of MyopiaNil
Limits of Hypermetropia+2.00 D Dph
Color VisionCPI (MLT)
Astigmatism+0.75 Cyl
Near VisionN-5 each eye



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