UPSC NDA 2018: Application Eligibility Pattern Exam Date Cut off

UPSC NDA 2018: or say NDA 2018 Registration or NDA (I) 2018 Application. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducted National Defence Academy and Naval Academy examination for entry in Defence Forces like Army, Navy and Air Force. National Defence Academy (NDA) exam is a national level examination, which will be held in twice year. Here we are updated the details about the application form, exam date, eligibility criteria, fees.

UPSC NDA 2018 Application

UPSC NDA 2018: Application Eligibility Pattern Exam Date Cut off

UPSC NDA 2018 Exam Dates:

Exam Dates for NDA (I) 2018:

Events Dates
Advertisement Third week of January 2018
Online Application form available Third week of January 2018
Deadline of Online Application Second week of February 2018
E-Admit card  April 2018
Date of Examination Fourth week of April 2018
Result will be declared May 2018

Exam Dates for NDA (II) 2018:

Events Dates
Advertisement Second week of June 2018
Application form available Second week of June 2018
Deadline of online application End of June 2018
E-Admit card August 2018
Examination date Second week of September 2018
Result will be declared October 2018

UPSC NDA 2018 Application Form:

  • NDA 2018 Application Form will be available on UPSC Website.
  • NDA 2018 Registration will be completed in two parts (PART-I and PART-II)
  • PART I for candidates have to fill their personal, qualification, address & other required details.
  • PART-II for candidates must be uploads images (photographs and Signature) and payment process.
  • Print system generated application form for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • For General & OBC candidates application fee will pay  Rs. 100/-
  • For SC/ST candidates and wards of NCOs/ JCOs/Ors are exempted from fee.
  • The fee payment can be pay through online / offline.

UPSC NDA 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limits:

  • Candidates should be unmarried.
  • Only Male candidates are eligible for this examination.
  • NDA-I Age Limit: Candidates must have born between 2nd July 1998 to 1st July 2002.
  • NDA-II Age Limit: Candidates must have born between 2nd January 2000 to 1st July 2003.

Qualification Criteria:

  • For Army Wing: Candidates should have completed Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent exam from recognised board.
  • For Air Force and Naval of NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at Indian Naval Academy: Candidates should have done the Class 12th or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics subjects.

NDA 2018 Exam Pattern:

Subject Code Duration Maximum Marks
Maths 1 2:30 Hours 300
General Ability Test 2 2:30 Hours 600
Total 900
SBS Interview 900
Grand Total 1800

UPSC NDA 2018 Admit Card:

  • E-Admit card for UPSC NDA 2018 Exam will be uploaded on (
  • E-Admit card will be downloading through Date of birth and registration number.
  • Mandatory information will be printed on the admit card.

UPSC NDA 2018 Answer Key:

  • Answer key will be published at the official web portal of UPSC.
  • Answer key will be issued after the 15-20 days of examination.
  • Candidates can get the rough idea about the merit list.

UPSC NDA 2018 Selection Process

Phase 1: SSB Interview:

  • Candidates must be appearing for the SSB Interview round.
  • SSB details available in the call letter.
  • There will be of 02 rounds.
  • Stage 1 will comprise of OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) and PP & DT (Picture Perception & Description Test).
  • Stage 2 will have Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO Tasks), Psychology Tests, Interview & Conference.

Medical Examination & Document Verification:

  • Students have to bring their original mark sheet and passing certificates testimonial of Class 12th or equivalent exam
  • Documents will be verified after clearing the SSB Interview round.
  • After clearing the SSB round, shortlisted candidates must go for medical test.
  • Finally merit list of candidates will be released.

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