NDA Exam Centres 2020
Updated on Dec 30, 2019 - 10:51 a.m. IST by Team Careers360
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NDA Exam Centre 2020 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) mentions the lists of NDA 2020 exam centres in its official notification. NDA exam centres are the venues wherein the exam would be held. NDA 2020 exam will be conducted across 41 exam centres in 30 States and Union Territories of the country. The exam centres will be allotted to candidates on the basis of the centres selected at the time of filling the application form. It is to be kept in mind that there is a ceiling on the number of candidates alloted to each NDA exam centres except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment to each centre will be on first-apply-first-allot basis. NDA exam is conducted twice a year, NDA (I) and NDA (II) in April 19 and September 6 respectively. Candidates are encouraged to fill the NDA 2020 application early so that they get an exam centre of NDA 2020 of their choice. Candidates can find the allotment details of NDA exam centre 2020 on their respective admit cards. NDA 2020 exam centres once allotted cannot be changed under any circumstances. To know the list of NDA exam centres 2020, go through the article below.
Latest: NDA Application Form 2020 begins on Jan 8

What is NDA?

It is to be noted that National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination is conducted for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force. Candidates who are between 16.5 to 19.5 years of age can apply for NDA 2020 exam. The selection process of NDA exam comprises of two stages – written and Service Selection Board (SSB) interview. Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards mentioned in the guidelines of the official notification.

NDA 2020 Exam Centres

S.No

States /UT

Cities

1.

Andaman and Nicobar

Port Blair

2.

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam, Tirupati

3.

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

4.

Assam

Dispur, Jorhat

5.

Bihar

Patna

6.

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

7.

Chattisgarh

Raipur

8.

Delhi and New Delhi

Delhi

9.

Goa

Panaji

10.

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

11.

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

12.

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, Srinagar

13.

Jharkhand

Ranchi

14.

Karnataka

Bengaluru, Dharwad

15.

Kerala

Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram

16.

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

17.

Maharashtra

Mumbai, Nagpur

18.

Manipur

Imphal

19.

Meghalaya

Shillong

20.

Mizoram

Aizawl

21.

Nagaland

Kohima

22.

Odisha

Cuttack, Sambalpur

23.

Rajasthan

Jaipur, Udaipur

24.

Sikkim

Gangtok

25.

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Madurai

26.

Telangana

Hyderabad

27.

Tripura

Agartala

28.

Uttar Pradesh

Bareilly, Lucknow, Prayagraj (Allahabad)

29.

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

30.

West Bengal

Kolkata

NDA Exam Centres 2020- Important Points to Note

  • Candidates are required to opt for three NDA exam centres while filling the application form.

  • Allotment to each NDA exam centres will be on first-apply-first-allot basis.

  • Applicants need to keep in mind that there is a ceiling on the number of candidates alloted to each centres for NDA 2020 except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Hence, they must fill the application form as early as possible to get a centre of their choice.

  • Applicants must select test cities for NDA 2020 exam centres wisely keeping in mind several factors like distance from their home, feasibility in transport, traffic jams and weather conditions.

  • UPSC also reserves the right to change the applicant’s choice of NDA 2020 centres at their discretion if the situation demands.

  • Details about the exam centres of NDA 2020 exam will be mentioned in the admit card of candidates.

  • If any candidate appears at NDA 2020 examination centre other than the one indicated in the e-admit card, their papers will not be evaluated and their candidature to the NDA examination 2020 will be cancelled.

  • Exam centres of NDA 2020 once allotted cannot be changed under any circumstances.

  • If possible, applicants should visit the 2020 NDA exam centres one day before the exam date to have an idea of the route, traffic and to avoid last-minute confusions.

  • Candidates must carefully read and adhere to all the instructions printed on the admit card regarding the NDA exam centres 2020.

NDA 2020 Exam Day Guidelines

  • Candidates must reach their allotted NDA exam centres 2020 at least 1 hour in advance.

  • Applicants should carry a good quality print of their NDA 2020 e-admit card. Candidates will NOT be allowed to appear in the exam without their admit card.

  • Applicants also need to carry any one valid photo ID in original- PAN card/ driving license/ voter id/ passport/ aadhaar card/aadhaar enrolment receipt/ ration card to the NDA 2020 exam centres.

  • Phone/ microphone/ pager, calculator, camera, tape recorder, any metallic item or electronic gadgets etc. are not allowed in the examination room/ hall.

NDA Application Form 2020

UPSC has released the NDA (I) application form 2020 on January 8 with the notification. The last date to apply online for NDA 2020 is January 28. Candidates need to apply for the NDA 2020 examination in two parts. In part-I, the basic details like name, address, academic details etc of an aspirant are registered. While in part-II, scanned photograph and signature of the candidate is to be uploaded in the pre-defined format and online payment is made accordingly. The candidates whose application is successfully filled will be issued an admit card for NDA 2020 (I) to be held on April 19, 2020. The print out of the application form and the payment receipt is to be kept for further reference.

NDA 2020 Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully applied can download their admit card of NDA 2020 in online mode tentatively from March 29. The last date to download the NDA admit card is April 19. To download the admit card of NDA, candidates have to provide their registration id/ roll number and date of birth in the login window of the commission. The admit card of UPSC NDA 2020 contains the details related to the candidate and the examination. Alongwith a good print of the NDA 2020 admit card, a candidate must carry a valid photo ID proof on the date of examination.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NDA Exam Centres 2020

Question: What do I need to carry to my NDA exam centre?

Answer:

The following items are allowed entry to an NDA exam centre: E-admit card downloaded from UPSC website, a valid photo ID proof in original, black pen, hardboard/ clipboard with no markings on it.

Question: Is there only one NDA exam centre in each particular city?

Answer:

There can be many exam centres in a  particular city depending on the number of candidates appearing from that city. But aspirants are advised to apply as early as possible to make sure they are allotted a centre of their choice. 

Question: Can the exam centre allotted for NDA be changed?

Answer:

Exam centres once allotted cannot be changed under any circumstances. Candidates while filling their application form are made to choose three centres of their choice. Among the chosen three centres, one centre is allotted to the candidate for appearing the exam on the given date. Aspirants are advised to give sufficient time on the day of exam for their commute so that they reach the allotted centre on time.

Question: How do I know my NDA exam centre?

Answer:

The address of the NDA 2020 exam centre with a pin code will be mentioned in the e-admit card downloaded by you.

Question: Will I be reimbursed travelling expenses to the exam centre?

Answer:

Candidates appearing for SSB interview for the first time for a particular type of Commission i.e. Permanent or Short Service, shall be entitled for AC III Tier to and fro railway fare or bus fare including reservation cum sleeper charges within the Indian limits. Candidates who apply again for the same type of Commission will not be entitled to travelling allowance on any subsequent occasion. 

Question: When will the notification for NDA 2020 be out?

Answer:

The official notification for NDA 2020 will be available from January 8, 2020 on the UPSC website, upsconline.nic.in.

Question: When will the application for NDA 2020 start?

Answer:

The NDA application form 2020 will start from January 8 to Jan 28, 2020

Question: What if there are any errors in NDA 2020 admit card?

Answer:

Candidates whose admit cards are not available at the website or there are errors in name, date of birth, father’s and mother’s name etc should immediately contact the facilitation counter of UPSC. While reporting for any issue, candidates need to provide the name and year of examination, their name, roll number (if received), registration id and postal address as given in the application in all correspondences to UPSC.

The contact details of UPSC are given below.
Union Public Service Commission
Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi - 110069
www.upsc.gov.in

Question: Are there any ailments that are accepted for the selection to NDA 2020?

Answer:

UPSC recommended the following minor ailments: Ear Wax, Deviated Nasal Septum, Hydrocele/ Phimosis, Overweight/ Underweight, Undersized Chest, Piles, Gynaecomastia, Tonsillitis, Varicocele

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aggregate 60% for nda means each subject have to get 60+marks ?

Dhameer Bhatia Student Expert 21st Feb, 2020

You require minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, chemistry and Maths as a eligibility criteria in order to appear in the NDA exam. THERE IS NO MINIMUM MARKS REQUIRED FOR NDA. U JUST NEED TO PASS IN CLASS 12TH.

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documents for 12 th students apply NDA form?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 20th Feb, 2020

Hello,

The documents required while filling the online application form are enlisted below

  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Adhaar card
  • Scanned image of passport size photograph
  • Scanned image of singnature
  • Valid email ID
  • Phone number
  • Credit card or debit card details.

Here is the link for NDA 2020.You can find the important information

https://competition.careers360.com/exams/nda

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Mai abhi 11th class Mai hu lekin Mai iss saal 12th me chala jaunga can I apply nda

Hello,

Yes you can apply for NDA while appearing in class 12th.

And your age must be in between 16.5 to 19.5.

Best of luck.


Thank you.

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can you give me sample papers of NDA

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th Feb, 2020
Hello

You can get nda previous year papers by visiting the following link-
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nda me passing mark kitana hota hai first exam me

Vikas gehlot 18th Feb, 2020

The cutoff varies over the years and each subject a candidate needs to score minimum 25% marks in the exam, the cutoff for the previous years is as follows

Year

NDA 1

NDA 2

2019 342(With at least 25 % marks in each subject) To be announced

2018

338 (With at least 25 % marks in each subject)

325 (With at least 25 % marks in each subject)

2017

342 (With 25 % in each subject)

258 (With 25% in each subject)

2016

288 (With 25 % in each subject)

229 (With at least 20% marks in each subject)

2015

306 (With at least 30% marks in each Subject)

269 (With 25% in each subject)

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