NDA 2021 Schedule Announced2020-09-29
The Union Public Service Commission UPSC has announced the schedule of NDA-I & NDA-II for the upcoming year 2021. UPSC conducts the NDA & NA (National Defence Academy and Naval Academy) Entrance Exam twice each year for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA, and for the Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC).
There are two intake sessions - one for each exam. NDA-I is conducted in April for the session that begins in the month of January next year. Likewise, NDA-II is conduted in September for the batch that commences in July the following year.
The Dates of NDA-I are as follows:
Start of Applications: 30-Dec-2020
Last Date to Apply: 19-Jan-2021
Date of Exam: 18-Apr-2021
Commencement of course: 02-Jan-2022
The Dates of NDA-II are as follows:
Start of Applications: 09-Jun-2021
Last Date to Apply: 29-Jun-2021
Date of Exam: 05-Sep-2021
Commencement of course: 02-Jul-2022
NDA exam consists of Mathematics & General Ability Test each of 2 hrs 30 mins duration.
Shortlisted candidates are called for an SSB interview.
(i) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy :—12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
(ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy :—12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
Only male unmarried candidates can apply.