NDA Application Form 2018

NDA Application FormNDA Application Form 2018 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released NDA 2018 application form on June 6. Candidates have to fill NDA application form 2018 online. The last date to apply for NDA 2 exam and pay examination fees  is July 2, 2018 till 6.00 pm. Candidates have to generate the pay-in-slip for offline payment before July 1, 2018. The application fees is Rs 100 for general and OBC category while SC, ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. The application fee can be paid both online and offline. NDA 2018 application form can be filled in two parts - Part I and II. Candidates are required to complete both parts of NDA 2018 application form successfully. In Part I of NDA application form, candidates have to fill basic information. In Part II, candidates have to pay the application fees, select the examination centre, upload photograph and signature and agree to the declaration. The link to fill NDA application form 2018 is provided on this page. Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully before filling NDA application form 2018.


To be eligible for National Defence Academy examination, candidates should be between 16.5 and 19.5 years and have passed their 10+2/HSC. UPSC NDA 2 is scheduled to be conducted on September 9, 2018. Read below for more details on NDA 2018 application form, important dates and how to fill.


How to fill NDA Application Form 2018?


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Candidates can check below the steps to fill UPSC NDA 2018 application form.

NDA Registration – Part 1

Click on the link provided above on this page.

Click on ‘Part I Registration’. The image is given below:



The part 1 registration is divided into four pages.

Page 1: Candidate’s Details: Candidates have to enter the following details

  • Name - Candidates need to enter their name in NDA application form 2018 as recorded in the matriculation/secondary examination certificate. Applicants should not prefix such as Mr. or Ms. etc.

  • Gender - Select gender male or female from the dropdown menu.

  • Date of Birth - The date of birth should be entered in DD/MM/YYYY format as recorded in matriculation/secondary examination certificate.

  • Father's and Mother’s Name - Do not use any prefix such as Shri or Dr. etc.

  • Nationality - Select nationality from the drop down menu.

  • Marital Status - Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to fill NDA 2018 application form

  • Community - Select category SC/ST/OBC/General from the drop down menu.

  • Fee Remission - Fee exemption is admissible for SC, ST sons of JCOs/NCOs/Ors

  • Educational Qualification -  Applicants need to select their educational qualification – if passed Class 12/HSC or appearing for the same.

  • Address and Email ID - Candidates should enter their address carefully as all communications regarding the examination will be sent to the same. Along with the address, candidates have to enter their contact number and email ID. 


Page 2: Choosing branch

  • Applicants in this page have to choose the preferences of Indian Army, Air Force and Navy.
  • Candidates have to mark the preferences in numbers from 1 to 4.
  • Mark ‘0’ in which candidates do not want to give their preference.
  • Those who are from Sanik/Military School or Son of JCO/NCO/Other Rank Officer have to enter details.
  • Click on ‘Continue’ to move to the next page of NDA application form 2018.




Page 3: Verify the details

  • Candidates in this part have to verify the details entered in NDA 2018 application form.

  • Applicants should note that no change will be entertained after final submission.

  • Select I agree/I do not agree

Snapshot of Verification page



Page 4: Registration ID Generation

Candidates will be able to view their registration ID along with other details like name, father’s name, DOB, email id, etc.

An email regarding the registration details will be sent to candidate’s registered email address.

Candidates have to print their pay-in-slip in this part to pay the application fees through offline.

Print application form by clicking on ‘Print Application Part-I’ tab.

Click Part II registration button to pay NDA application fees, select NDA exam centres 2018, upload photograph and signature and agree to declaration.


Snapshot of Page 4



NDA Registration 2018 – Part 2

 The part 2 of NDA  form 2018 comprises three stages.

  • Fee payment

  • Selection of examination centre

  • Uploading of photograph and Signature

Snapshot of Part II Registration Page


Fee Payment - Candidates can pay NDA 2018 application form fees both online and offline. The fee for general and OBC category is Rs 100. SC, ST, Sons of JCOs, NCOs, ORs are exempted from fee payment.

Mode of payment - Applicants can pay their fees in any branch of SBI by cash or through net banking, Visa/MasterCard/Rupay Credit/Debit Card. Those paying the fees by cash should print the system generated pay-in-slip during Part II registration and deposit the fee.


Payment Page


Selection of examination centre - The lists of examination centres are prescribed by UPSC. Candidates have to select the centres for written examination from the given lists of exam cities. Allotment of centres will be done on first-apply-allot basis therefore candidates are advised to apply early.

Centre Selection Page


Uploading of photograph and Signature - The scanned photograph and signature should be in the .jpg format. The file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for photograph while it is 1 KB for the signature.


At the bottom of the application page, candidates have to agree to the declaration and submit the form. Registration ID will be generated. To view application, candidates have to click the link ‘View/Print’.

What documents to preserve after final submission?

  • Printout of application form

  • Fee payment proof

  • Identical photographs

How to edit details in NDA 2018 Application Form?

Candidates can make correction in the data entered in the NDA form within the dates prescribed by the commission. ‘Update’ button is provided at the bottom of application form to move back and make correction in the information entered by the candidates. They are advised to check the data carefully as no edit or change in the information will be allowed after final submission.

NDA Application Form 2018 – Important Dates



NDA form

June 6, 2018

Last date to apply

July 2, 2018

Last date of generating fee slip for offline fee payment

July 1, 2018 (11.59 pm)

Last date to edit application details

July 2, 2018

Last date to pay application fees online

July 2, 2018 (by 6:00 pm)

NDA admit card

Mid of August, 2018

NDA 2 exam date

September 9, 2018

NDA Application Form 2018 – FAQs

Ques: What if there is delay in accessing NDA application page?

Ans: The delay in accessing the page depends upon factors like internet speed, large number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time etc. Therefore if a candidate is not able to get the page for registration, retry after some time or during off-peak hours.

Ques: My name as per matriculation or secondary Examination certificate is more than 30 characters. What should I do as there is a limit of 30 characters?

Ans: In NDA application, as candidates fill their name in the relevant field and it reaches more than 30 characters an additional field for full name will appear in the form. The full name accepts 70 characters.

Ques: Is it necessary to fill both the parts - part-I and part-II of the application?

Ans: Yes, it is necessary to fill up both the parts of NDA application form 2018.

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