NDA Admit Card 2020 – UPSC has delayed the release of NDA 2020 admit card as all offices are locked down due to coronavirus outbreak. UPSC will release the NDA 1 admit card 2020 at upsconline.nic.in tentatively on April 1, 2020. The admit card of NDA 2020 (I) will be available in online mode. To download UPSC NDA 2020 admit card, candidates must enter their registration number/roll number, date of birth. NDA Call letter 2020 will contain the candidate's details and exam centre info. After downloading NDA 1 admit card for April session, candidates must check all the details mentioned on it thoroughly. Along with carrying NDA 2020 admit card, candidates must also carry a valid photo ID while appearing for the exam. NDA is the entrance exam conducted to get admission to the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy. NDA 1 2020 will be held on April 19, 2020 for admission to the 145th course of the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA as well as the 107th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). For more details about NDA admit card 2020, candidates can check the article below.
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NDA Admit Card 2020

NDA Admit card 2020 Release Dates (I & II)



NDA 1 admit card 2020 Release Date

May 22, 2020 (Tentatively)

NDA 1 2020 Exam Dates

April 19, 2020 June 14, 2020 (Tentative)

NDA 2 Admit Card 2020 Release Date

August 14, 2020 (Tentative)

NDA 2 exam date

September 6, 2020

NDA Admit card 2020 Overview



Issuing authority

Union Public Service Commission

Official website to download NDA hall ticket

Credentials to download admit card

Registration number/ Roll number and Date of Birth

Details mentioned

Candidate's Name, Roll number, Father’s name, Mother's Name, Centre, Venue of examination, Time- table of exam, Subject and subject code

Document to carry at test centre

Admit card, passport size photograph, valid original photo ID

Vacancies (Tentative)

A total of 415 vacancies will be filled as follows:

Army - 208

Navy - 42

Air Force - 120 (including 28 for Ground Duties)

Naval Academy 45 (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)

NDA helpline contact details

Union Public Service Commission

Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road,

New Delhi - 110069

Email ID: usna-upsc@nic.in

Telephone No. 011-23385271/ 23381125/ 23098543 (on working days between 10 am to 5 pm).

How to Download NDA Admit Card 2020 (I & II)?

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download admit card of NDA 1 2020

Steps to Download UPSC NDA 1 Admit Card 2020

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC (upsconline.nic.in)

Step 2: Click on ‘e-admit cards for various examinations of UPSC.

Step 3: Click on the e-admit card link given on the page to download hall ticket of NDA 1 2020.

Step 4: Read the exam instructions carefully before downloading the NDA 1 admit card 2020

Step 5: Click on ‘Yes’ button after reading instructions

Step 6: Enter registration number (RID)/roll number and then date of birth followed by captcha code

Step 7: Use the download link to avail the admit card of NDA that will be displayed on the screen

Step 8: Save and print a copy of NDA Call Letter 2020

Image of login window to download NDA 2020 admit card is given below:


NDA Admit Card 2020- Details mentioned

After downloading NDA Call Letter 2020 candidates will find the following details mentioned in it.

Name of candidate

Reporting time

Date of birth

Examination time

Roll number

Exam centre and city

Photograph and signature

Centre code

Exam date

Photo ID as entered in application form of NDA

Sample of NDA Admit Card is as follows


Documents to Carry Along with NDA Admit Card 2020 (I, II)

On the day of exam, candidates need to carry any one of the given photo-identity proof (valid and original) along with the admit card of NDA 2 2020 to the exam hall. In addition, they must carry two passport size photographs (same as the one uploaded in the NDA application form) to the exam hall.

1. Aadhaar card

2. Driving license

3. Passport

4. Voter ID card

5. Pan card

How to Recover NDA Password?

  1. Click on the link provided on the login page

  2. Enter Name of the candidate, Father's Name, Mother's Name and date of birth.

  3. The registration ID will be sent.

  4. Use the same to download the NDA 1 admit card/hall ticket

Browsers to use to download of NDA Admit Card 2020

Candidates are advised to use the latest versions of the following browsers to download their admit card of NDA 2020.

  • Google Chrome

  • Mozilla Firefox

UPSC NDA Admit Card 2020- Points to Remember

In case of any problem faced at the time of downloading NDA 1 admit card 2020, candidates can check whether the technical instructions given by UPSC are being followed or not. If yes, candidates must contact the Commission immediately without delay.

  1. Use the latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Browsers.

  2. Javascript should be enabled on your browser.

  3. Do not use mobile phones or other gadgets to download the NDA admit card 2020.

  4. Preferably use Windows OS on Desktop or laptop.

  5. Clear the cache and cookies of browser using browser setting.

  6. Try and see if it can be downloaded in another computer.

How to Correct Mistakes in NDA Admit Card 2020?

After downloading the admit card of NDA 2020 for September session, candidates may scan the same for any discrepancies. In case they find their signature or photograph blurred or even some mistakes in their details, they must immediately contact the conducting body to correct the same. Candidates can email and send a copy of their NDA admit card along with application form or can even go in person to the facilitation centre or call up at the given numbers.

NDA Helpline

UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’,
Dholpur House,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069

Candidates can email at usna-upsc@nic.in or call on 011-23385271/ 23381125/ 23098543 (on working days between 10 am to 5 pm).

Details to be Mentioned while Emailing the Contracting Authorities

  • Name and year of the examination

  • Registration ID (RID)

  • Roll Number (if received)

  • Name of candidate (in full and in block letters)

  • Postal Address as given in the application.

NDA 2020 Exam Centres

The authorities have provided 41 cities across the country as exam centres. Candidates need to choose three exam centres while filling the forms. The exam centre is allotted on a first come first serve basis. There is a certain ceiling on the number of candidates from a city except for Chennai, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Other cities have a cap and candidates may be allotted their second preference if the first one is filled up and so on. The exact address of the exam centre will be mentioned on the UPSC NDA admit card 2020

NDA 2020 Exam Pattern

The conducting authorities prescribe the exam pattern. NDA 2020 will be conducted for two papers - elementary mathematics and GAT in offline mode. For more details, candidates can check the exam pattern from the table given below.
NDA Exam Patten 2020




No. of Questions

Maximum marks



Paper 1

Elementary Mathematics



2 hours 30 minutes


Paper 2




2 hours 30 minutes



5 hours

NDA Syllabus 2020

Before starting their preparations, candidates must check the syllabus of the NDA exam. The syllabus is provided for paper 1 and paper 2 separately. The syllabus has details about chapters and topics asked in the exam.

NDA 2020 Exam Day Instructions

  • Candidates must report early as entry to the exam hall closes at 9:15 am in the pre-session session and at 1:15 pm in the afternoon session.

  • They must carry NDA 1 admit card 2020 along with the photo ID for verification before appearing for the exam.

  • A good ballpoint pen must be used by candidates to enter details or mark their answers.

  • Candidates whose photo is not clear on the UPSC NDA 2020 admit card must bring a photo identity certificate and two passport size photographs with them for both the sessions.

  • Candidates are advised not to carry any prohibited item to the exam centre.

  • Electronic devices like Mobiles, phones, Bluetooth, pagers or any other communication devices are strictly prohibited inside exam hall.

How to Prepare for NDA 2020

  • Practice previous year NDA question papers to boost your preparation.
  • Read newspaper daily for current affairs and reading comprehension
  • Check NDA exam pattern thoroughly to check to topics and topics asked in the exam.
  • Make short notes of all the subjects for revision.

NDA SSB Interview Call Letter

As per the NDA selection process after the declaration of result qualified candidates will be called for SSB interview. Candidates will be examined as per the intelligence and personality. On day 1 officer intelligence test and PPDT will take place. Candidates who clear both the tests will be retained for further stages. Various tests conducted in 4 days are Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. Recommended candidates after SSB results will be called for medical testing. After completion of all stages UPSC will release NDA cut off on the official website.

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NDA Updates and Notifications

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NDA Admit Card 2020

Question: What if I cannot download NDA 2020 admit card?


Candidates must contact the exam conducting authorities before one week of commencement of the exam.

Question: What should I do if my photograph is unclear in the NDA admit card?


Please contact the NDA helpline to rectify the same. Candidates also need to bring one valid photo ID in original.

Question: What if I receive a wrong NDA 2020 admit card?


You should contact the authorities. This can be due to some processing error but has to be corrected. In order to appear for the exam, you should do this as soon as you can or you will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

Question: Are any specifications mentioned for the printout of the admit card of NDA 2020?


While the authorities have not specified any, it is advisable to carry a colour printout of the admit card to the exam hall.

Question: Is it necessary to safe keep the NDA admit card 2020?


It is advisable to keep a copy safe. This may be required at a later stage or for reference and may be useful at a later stage.

Question: What if I lost NDA 2020 admit card?


If the admit card is lost before the exam is held, candidates can still download it. However, it will cannot be availed after the exam is conducted. Therefore, it is advisable to keep a soft copy of the same saved so that it can be retrieved in case it is lost.

Question: Can a candidate appear at a Centre/Venue other than the Venue mentioned his/her e-Admit Card?


No candidate will be allowed to appear at a centre/venue other than the one mentioned in the NDA  admit card 2020. If any candidate appears in any other centre, his/her candidature will not be evaluated and will be liable for cancellation.

Question: What is the suitable version for downloading NDA admit card 2020?


It is advisable to use latest version of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers to download NDA admit card.

Question: What should I do if I have not received my admit card?


Candidates who has not received the NDA hall ticket 2020 are advised to contact UPSC office a week before the examination.

Question: How can I retrieve my registration Id?


Go to the login page and click on the link to retrieve registration id. Enter all detailed in required fields, your registration Id will be provided to you.

Question: How to correct discrepancies in NDA admit card 2020?


Candidates finding any mistakes in NDA 2020 admit card are advised to contact UPSC before one week of examination.

Question: When can I check my NDA result?


UPSC NDA result 2020 will be declared tentatively on April 19, 2020. Candidates can check the results from the official website.

NDA Updates and Articles

Questions related to NDA

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meri janm dinank 2 june 2005 hi kya main NDA exam main aavedan kar sakta hun

Soham sengupta 2nd Apr, 2020

Hello student,

sorry to say you, but you can't apply for NDA 2020. You can apply for NDA 2021 in next year. As per the age criteria in NDA applying candidates age must be between 16.5 to 19.5 years. To know more about NDA criterias click on the link below



how negative marking apply behind each questions of NDA

Manisha 2nd Apr, 2020

Hello aspirant

NDA exam paper 2020 contains type of question, exam mode, duration etc. Union Public Service Commission ,UPSC is the main conducting authority  organized a national level NDA exam  to join any of wings which include Indian Army, Navy or Air Force.

Along with written test, the selection will be followed by intelligence and physical tests.

Details if exam paper pattern NDA

• Exam mode - offline

•Answer mode - Black ball point must be used

•Exam duration - 2. Hrs 30 min

•Type of question - Objective type

•Paper - written test will be of 900 marks, in which maths paper will be of 300 marks , general ability test holds600 marks.

• NEGATIVE MARKS -  For every incorrect response , there will be negative marking in the examination . Out of total 1/3 marks will be deducted. . for  Mathematics  120 questions are there  and each question consist of 2.5 marks so negative marks per question is 0.833 marks and in general studies there are 150 questions and each question consist of 4 marks so negative marks for each question will be 1.33

. But there is no negative marks for leaving the question

• Language  The question paper of maths and general ability test part B will be available in both English and Hindi language.


give the details of nda negative marking and how much penalty will apply behind every question

Soham sengupta 2nd Apr, 2020

Hello student,

NDA stands for National Defence Academy.the test consists of two part -one IS examination part and another is SSB interview test. both are of 900 marks. In writing examination part For every incorrect response the negative marking in examination is is - 0.33 marks. That means if if your 3 questions are incorrect you will be deducted one mark


After joining as a NDA officer ,can i give ias exam

Deepshikha Student Expert 2nd Apr, 2020
Well,Yes you can go for UPSC examination after getting into NDA. The basic eligibility criterua is that the candidate must hold a graduation degree in any discipline recognized by the government of India. The candidate must be a citizen of India and must be atleast 21 years of age and the maximum age must be 32 years. For Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe,a relaxation of five years is given.
Hope this helps.
Good luck.

is a sinustis patient eligible for NDA?

anurag khanna 1st Apr, 2020

Hello Abhigyaan,

No, candidate suffering from sinusitis are not acceptable in NDA medical exam. A candidate who is physically and mentally fit is eligible for joining defense services through NDA. Some other eligibility requirements for NDA are given as below :-

  • Only unmarried males are eligible to apply for NDA 2020 .
  • Candidates under the age group of 16.5 to 19.5 years are only eligible.
  • Minimum education qualification required to apply for NDA is 10+2(Army), 10+2(Physics and Mathematics for Air Force and Navy) .

For more details you should read this article .

I hope this answer helps you.

Good Luck!!

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