UPSC NDA Exam 2018: Union Public Service Commission has released NDA & NA (I) Notification 2018 on the official site. The advertisement holds 415 vacancies in Army, Navy, Air Force & 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme. Participants who are waiting for a long time may fill up the online form from 15.01.2018 onwards. The last date for submission of completely filled NDA Application Form is 05.02.2018. Candidates may read National Defence & Naval Academy Advt, Eligibility Criteria etc. details here.


Important Links For UPSC NDA Exam
NDA Admit CardNDA Syllabus
NDA Answer KeyNDA Result

Union Public Service Commission is organizing National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination 2018. This examination will be held on 22nd April 2018. The candidates who are appearing in 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent are eligible for NDA Exam 2018. The submission of online form is being started from 15.02.2018. Hence applicants must not waste the crucial time and submit their application form before 05.02.2018. Details regarding Application Form, Examination Scheme etc. are available ahead.

UPSC NDA Exam 2018 Details – NDA Application Form 2018

Name of Organization: Union Public Service Commission
Exam Type: National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Exam (1) 2018
Date of Examination: 22nd April 2018
Mode of application: Apply Online
Nature of Exam: Pen Paper Based Test (Offline Mode)
Total No. of Vacancy: 415 posts
NDA & NA (I) Exam Month: April 2018
UPSC Official Website:

Division of UPSC NDA & NA Vacancy for Tier I Examination :

01. National Defence Academy: 360 Post

  • Army: 208 Post
  • Navy: 60 Post
  • Air Force: 92 Post

02. Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry) : 55 Post

What is the NDA Application Form Submission Date & Tier I Exam Date?

UPSC Notification No. 03/2018 –NDA-I
Advt Publish Date: 15.01.2018
Starting date for filling up online form: 15th January, 018
Last date for submission of application form: 05th February 2018
Download admit card: Before 15-20 days of the exam date
UPSC NDA & NA (I) Exam Date: 22nd April 2018

Download NDA & NA Tier I Eligibility Criteria 2018

Before applying for UPSC National Defence & Naval Academy Examination, the candidate should have check Education Qualification, Age Limit, Application Fee. Here we are providing eligibility details to fill up UPSC NDA Application Form 2018.

Qualification Required for NDA Exam 2018

The candidate who is appearing in 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination is eligible to fill NDA online form 2018. For post wise education qualification details, you can check below :

(i) For Army wing of National Defence Academy: Candidate should have passed Intermediate (12th) of 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Education Board or University.

(ii) For Air Force and National Defence Academy and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at Indian Naval Academy: Candidate should have passed 12th Class of 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics subject from a recognized Board are eligible for UPSC NDA Online Application Form 2018.

Minimum Age limit to Fill UPSC NDA Online Form

Unmarried male candidate born not earlier than 02nd July 1999 and not later than 1st July 2002 are eligible for UPSC NDA & NA (I) Exam 2018. Relaxation in upper age limit is applicable according to the govt. rules and regulations which is SC/ST 05 years and OBC 03 years. Participants can check complete details from the National Defence & Naval Academy Notification Pdf.

NDA Exam 2018 Registration Fees | NDA Application Form

Those candidates who are filing application form should have pay application fee through online payment gateway facility or any Branch of State Bank of India by Cash. Category wise fee details of UPSC NDA Exam 2018 Online Form, you can check below :

  • Unreserved Category: Candidate should have pay application fee of Rs. 100/-.
  • SC/ ST Category: Candidate is exempted from application fee.

How to Apply Online for UPSC NDA Exam 2018? Steps to Fill Application Form at

Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC NDA Exam Notification 2018. Those candidates who are eligible and interested for Defence Jobs can fill Online Form 2018. Online registration has started from 15th January 2018. Interested candidate can submit the application form by following as mentioned procedure :

  • First of all, the candidate should have logged on Official website
  • Then you should have click on application form links.
  • If you are eligible then click on “Registration” link.
  • In the first part of Registration, you should have fill necessary details.
  • Then registration ID & Password will generate your mobile number.
  • After it, you should have logged on with Registration ID & Password.
  • After it, select the examination center.
  • Then upload the scanned copy of photo & signature in the application form.
  • Now, you should have made the payment of application fee.
  • After the submission of fee, you should have click on “Submit” Button.
  • Then take the print out of online form 2018.

Official Links for UPSC NDA & NA Tier I Exam 2018

Click Here for UPSC Notification 2018
Click Here for UPSC Online Form 2018 

Selection Process for UPSC NDA & NA (I) Recruitment 2018

There would be the two-tier selection process. The Tier I Examination will be held on 22nd April 2018, Candidates who qualify the tier I are going to appear in the Tier II Examination. Final Selection of the applicants is based upon the Personal Interview or Medical Examination.

  • Written Examination
  • Interview

UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2018 | NDA Application Form 2018

In the written examination two paper will be consist of Mathematics & General Ability Test Subject. The Paper-I of Mathematics subject will carry a total of 300 marks and paper-II of General Ability Test will carry a total of 600 marks. Duration of each paper will be 02 Hours 30 Minutes. Hence you must download UPSC NDA Paper Pattern & complete NDA Syllabus from here.

SubjectCodeDurationMaximum Marks
Mathematics0102 Hours 30 Minutes300 Marks
General Ability Test0202 Hours 30 Minutes600 Marks
Total900 Marks
SSB Test/ Interview900 Marks

Those candidates who qualified in written examination should have appeared for Interview which will consist a total of 900 marks. Therefore applicants are advised to carefully check all the details given in the NDA Advt Pdf as well as here.

UPSC NDA List of Exam Centers for Tier I 2018

Union Public Service Commission will hold the written examination at the following centers. Venue of the exam once allotted can not change in any condition. Hence you must mark your preference very carefully in the NDA Online Form 2018 :

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam.

How to Download NDA Admit Card 2018 Using Registration No.?

Applicants who are going to appear in the National Defence & Naval Academy Tier I Exam are advised to download admit card first. As per the official notification, UPSC NDA Admit Card 2018 for Tier I will get the release before 15-20 days of the exam date.

Participants can check admit card by using their Application (Registration) Number and Date of Birth (DOB) in the dialogue box.

Check NDA & NA Tier I Answer Key 2018

Participants after 02-03 days of the exam date can download Answer Key for Tier I Exam. An Answer Key is the pdf file which discloses the set wise or paper wise right answer as well as the wrong answer. It also helps in determining the scores as well as Cut Off category wise.

Hence you must stay connected with this article to get latest updates on NDA Answer Key Pdf. Links to download the paper solution will be available shortly on the official site.

UPSC NDA Tier I Result & Cut Off Marks 2018

After the successful conduct of examination participants can download the result for National Defence & Naval Academy Tier I Examination. The result will be available in Pdf format comprising of Selection List for the participants and scores with Cut Off Marks.

Thus you must not roam hither and thither in search of NDA Result and bookmark this page to get all the relevant details at one place.

Conclusion: UPSC NDA Exam 2018 Notification has released for 415 posts of Indian Army, Navy & Air Force post. Eligible and interested can submit the Online Form on or before the last date 05.02.2018. For more details regarding National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination, you can check official notification links.