UPSC NDA 1 Online Application 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification for UPSC NDA 1 2020. Interested candidates can apply online for NDA 2020 from 8 January 2020 to 28 January 2020. This year’s commission has released the UPSC NDA 1 notification for a total of 418 vacancies. From a total of 418 vacancies, 370 vacant posts are for National Defence Academy and rest 48 are for Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme).
Aspirants waiting for the UPSC selection and recruitment for NDA every year. UPSC releases the notification twice in a year to invite the application from the interested candidates for two different sessions. As the interested candidates must know NDA registration is done in part 1 and Part 2. The UPSC NDA notification for part 1 has been released and Part 2 UPSE will release official notification in June 2020. In both of the UPSC NDA registration processes, there is a change in the age limit only rests all required qualifications remain the same.
UPSC NDA 1 Online Application 2020
In this post, we have
compiled detailed information about UPSC NDA 1 Online Application 2020 and
other topics related to it. For many youngsters joining NDA is their dream and
they spent quality time for the preparation of the entrance examination of NDA.
Here have a look at the highlights of NDA 1 Online Application 2020 then we
will focus on other topics;
UPSC NDA 1 Online Application Important Dates
UPSC has released the notification about NDA 1 schedule for 2020 on 6th January 2020. The application submission process has been started from 8 January 2020. All the aspirants who want to serve the nation by joining the National Defense Academy should apply online after checking their eligibility for NDA. Further in this section, we have mentioned the detailed information related to the important dates associated with NDA 1 2020. Have a look at the important dates first;
UPSC NDA vacancies 2020
UPSC has to fill a total
of 418 vacancies through NDA 1 2020 examination. Here have a look at the number
Eligibility To Apply For UPSC NDA 2020
It is a must for the aspirants to check their eligibility to
apply for NDA 1. If any candidate could not fulfill the eligibility criteria
set by UPSC to apply for NDA then his application form will get rejected. Read
on to know about the required qualification and age limit to apply for NDA 1
- The candidate
must be an unmarried male and he must be an Indian citizen. A subject of
Bhutan, or Nepal, or Tibetan
refugee (who came over to India before the 1st January 1962) or a person of Indian origin who has migrated
from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda,
the United Republic of
Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi,
Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam can also apply for NDA.
- The Age
of the candidate will be counted as per their date of birth. The applicant must
be born before 2nd July 2001 and not later than 1st July
- To apply
for National Defence Academy the required qualification is 12th Pass
out. By a State Education Board or a University. Candidates who are perusing in
the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern can also apply for this examination.
To apply for Air Force or Naval wings
and for 10+2 Cadet entry scheme at the Indian Naval Academy the candidatesmust
have passed 12th class with Physics and Mathematics as subjects
or cleared the equivalent examination of the State Board to be eligible for NDA
- It is a
must for the candidate to be physically fit to clear the NDA competitive exam.
If you fulfill all
the above mentioned conditions then you can apply online to take the NDA exam
2020. All those candidates who are appearing in class 12th under
10+2 pattern or under any state or government recognized board will have to
present their original educational documents of completing the 12th after
clearing SSB interview.
How To Fill And Submit UPSC NDA 1 2020 Application Form
As we have mentioned above that the application form NDA 1
has been released and interested candidates can apply online to participate in the
NDA exam. To fill and submit the NDA 1
application form 2020 the applicant will have to follow the below-given
UPSC NDA Application Fee
from UR and OBC category are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- either by
depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking
facility of State Bank of India or by using Credit/Debit Card. To pay the fee
in cash you should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee
at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working.
belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes are not required to pay any fee.
sons of serving/ex-Junior Commissioned
Officers/Non-Commissioned Officers/Other Ranks of Army and equivalent ranks in
the Indian Navy/Indian Air Force are also not required to pay the prescribed
NDA Admit Card
UPSC will release the admit card for the applicant of the NDA exam so that they can participate in the written exam and other stages of selections. The admit card will be released online on the official UPSC website. We have already mentioned the tentative dates for releasing the admit card for NDA 1 2020. Here are the steps that you will have to take to download your NDA 1 2020 Admit card;
- Visit upsc.gov.in to download NDA Hall Ticket
- You will have to fill the details like RID, Date
of Birth or Roll Number to download your admit card.
- The admit card will be having exam related
details like student name, roll number, exam center, exam date & timing,
- It is an essential document and without hall
ticket, candidates will not be permitted to appear in the examination.
NDA Selection Process 2020
After releasing the admit card for NDA 2020 the selection
process will get a start. Here have a look at the different stages of NDA
selection process 2020;
- The written exam for NDA will comprise two
subjects – Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT)
- In the test paper, objective type questions will
be asked. The language of the question paper will be Hindi and English.
- Total marks of the written exam are 900 and the duration
of exam will be 2 ½ hours.
- To clear the written exam of NDA the candidates
need to secure 25% marks in each subject.
After the written exam, the selected candidates will
participate in the SSB Interview. The interview will be having a two-stage
selection process – Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test.
After qualifying the first stage the candidates will get
shortlisted for the second round of SSB.
After this, the candidates will have to show their original
documents to support their date of birth and educational qualification.
Final Merit List
To get accepted by Army/ Naval Academy and Air Force under NDA recruitment, it’s a must for the candidates to score the cut off marks than clear the SSB Interview. After that based on the medical fitness test, a UPSC NDA Result and merit list will be prepared by the NDA officials and applicants will get admission to NDA.
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