NDA Exam Dates 2020 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the National Defence Academy (NDA) 2020 exam dates in the annual calendar. NDA exam dates 2020 comprises of various components like the start of the application, end of the application, the release of admit card and result dates. The online application of NDA 2020 was released on January 08, 2020. Candidates could apply online application forms from the official website of UPSC. The last date to fill the online application form of NDA 2020 was January 28, 2020. Candidates who successfully fill the application form can only download the admit card from the official website. NDA exam is held to recruit candidates for Airforce, Army and Navy service. Candidates will be able to check results in the month of June 2020. For more details about NDA 2020 exam dates candidates can check the article below.

NDA Exam Dates 2020

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NDA 2020 admit card will be released by UPSC on May 22 in the form of PDF!

NDA 2020 written exam which was scheduled to be conducted on April 19, 2020 is postponed. The official exam dates is yet to be announced but it may be held on June 14 in offline mode across various centers in India.

NDA Exam Dates 2020 for NDA I & II


NDA I 2020 Dates

NDA II 2020 Dates

NDA notification

January 8, 2020

June 10, 2020

NDA application form

January 8, 2020

June 10, 2020

Last date to submit NDA application form

January 28, 2020

June 30, 2020

Last date of fee payment online

January 28, 2020

June 30, 2020

Last date of offline fee payment

To be announced

To be announced

Admit Card

May 22, 2020 (Tentative)

To be announced

Exam date

April 19, 2020 (Postponed)

June 14, 2020 (Tentative)

September 6, 2020

NDA result for written test

Second week of June 2020

To be announced

SSB Interview dates

To be announced

To be announced

Final result

Fourth week of November 2020

To be announced

NDA 2020 Schedule

UPSC conducts NDA examination twice a year. Candidates need to fill a separate. The schedule for NDA 2020 examinations given in the table below.

NDA 2020 Exam Schedule


Application Dates

Exam Date

NDA 2020 Part-1

January 8 to 28, 2020

June 14, 2020 (Tentative)

NDA 2020 Part-2

June 10 to 30, 2020

September 6, 2020

NDA Application Form 2020

UPSC will release the online application for NDA 2020 on the official website. Candidates can fill the application forms as per the NDA exam dates 2020. The application form of NDA 2020 was released on January 08, 2019. The application form was available in two parts. Candidates need to fill part 1 of registration followed by application form part 2. A scanned copy of signature, photograph and photo ID is also needed to be uploaded in the application form. Candidates are advised to take a print out of application form after submission for future reference.

NDA Admit Card 2020

UPSC will release the admit cards for NDA 2020 after the successful completion of online application forms. The admit card will be released as per the NDA exam date 2020. Candidates will be able to download admit cards in the third week of May, 2020. The details mentioned on the admit card of NDA 2020 are candidates name, examination center, date and time of examination, roll number and others. Candidates need o to carry a hardcopy of admit card along with the photo id proof uploaded in the application form.

NDA Result 2020

The results for the written examination of NDA 2020 will be released in the form of PDF on the official website for UPSC. Candidates can check the results as per NDA Exam Dates 2020 in the last week of July 2020. A list of roll numbers for all the candidates will be provided in the PDF file. Candidates who will clear the written examination will be called for SSB interview at different selection centers across the country. After the completion of SSB interview, the final merit list of the candidates will be prepared.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NDA Exam Dates 2020

Question: What is the exam date of NDA 2020?


NDA 2020 Part-1 will be held on April 19, 2020 and NDA 2020 Part-2 will be held on September 06, 2020.

Question: Do Female Candidates Are Eligible For NDA Examination?


No, only male candidates are eligible for NDA exam.

Question: How Can I Apply For NDA 2019?


Candidates can apply for NDA exam from the official website of UPSC. Click on the “Apply Online” link and then fill the application form. Candidates who will clear the written examination will be called for SSB interview later.

Question: How To Withdraw NDA Application Form?


UPSC provides a window to withdraw the application after completion of online applications. Candidates need to log in with the help of application number and DOB for withdrawal of application form.

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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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