NDA & NA Exam 2020 Online application form released on January 8 by UPSC. Through the NDA & NA exam candidates can get into National Defense Academy and make a career in Army, Navy and Air Force. The NDA exam is held two times in a year, one in April and the other in November. Candidates who are willing to apply for NDA & NA exam 2020 can register from the official website of UPSC – upsc.gov.in.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced that they have cancelled the NDA and NA (I) Exam and NDA and NA (II) Exam will be held on 06-09-2020. Apply online till 30-06-2020
Latest Update: The exam for admission to the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) will be held on September 6. Usually the exam is held twice a year.
However, this year due to COVID-19 pandemic the first NDA exam could not be held. It was later decided that both the exams will be held together on September 6. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the exam and it has recently released the admit card for the exam.
Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC NDA notification 2020 and inviting applications for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II) 2020 on its official website.
The application process for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II) 2020 started on 16-06-2020 and the last date for submission of application is 30-6-2020 till 6 pm.
This year, the UPSC will conduct a common exam for both the editions of NDA and NA exam as it could not conduct the previous exam due to COVID-19 pandemic. The common exam will be held on September 6 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 146th Course, and for the 108th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from July 2, 2021. A total of 413 vacancies will be filled through this exam
UPSC NDA and NA Examination
|Name of Examination||National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2020|
|Date of Notification||16/06/2020|
|Date of Commencement of Examination||06/09/2020|
|Duration of Examination||One Day|
|Last Date for Receipt of Applications||06/07/2020|
|Apply Online||Click here|
UPSC NDA/NA Exam 2020: Vacancy details:
- Totals posts: 418 (NDA & NA)
- NDA, National Defence Academy: 370 to include 208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties)
- NA, Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme): 48
Approximately, 418 posts will be filled through this exam: 370 for the National Defence Academy (208 for the Indian Army, 120 for the Indian Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties), 42 for Indian Navy) and 48 posts for the Indian Naval Academy.
Candidates interested in appearing for the examination are advised to fill the online application form at the earliest. Online applications for UPSC NDA 2020 examination can be made available on the official website upsconline.nic.in. UPSC will conduct the written examination on April 19, 2020, for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 145th Course, and for the 107th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January 2021.
The examination date is tentative. Candidates should check eligibility conditions and instructions before applying for the exam on upsconline.nic.in. Admit card for the exam will be issued three weeks before the commencement of the examination.
Part I registration for NDA Exam: Candidate will have to fill basic information. On submission of details, the candidate will be prompted to check the details and make a correction, if any, in the application.
Part-II Registration for NDA Exam: Filling up Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document and Declaration.
How to Apply for NDA Exam 2020
- Candidates can visit the official website of upsc.gov.in
- Click on the link of NDA application
- The form is available in two parts.
- Fill in part 1 with all your basic details and save the details
- Save the registration number and use it to proceed to part 2
- Finally, make the fee payment through online mode or offline challan
- Candidates are advised to upload signatures and photograph with accuracy
- Take a print of the form for future reference
The candidates must be appearing in 10+2 or must have passed 12 from a recognised board or university to appear for NDA 2020. Also, those born not earlier than July 2, 2001, and not later than July 1, 2004, are eligible.
Candidates must qualify the written test first with minimum qualifying marks and then appear for the SSB interview round. After clearing SSB, qualified candidates will go through the medical exam and document verification process to finally qualify NDA. The list is released by UPSC on its official website. – NDA II Advt
NDA 2020 Important Dates
- Application Starts from June 16, 2020
- Last day of application is 06-07-2020
- NDA I Examination Date: April 19, 2020 date has been postponed and now Cancelled
- NDA II Examination Date: 06-09-2020
- NDA II Examination Date: September 6, 2020
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