NDA II 2021 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

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UPSC NDA and NA (II) 2021 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Admit Card

NDA II 2021 Exam – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the registration process for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination II 2021 (NDA II) for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA, and for the Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC).
A total of 400 vacancies are available for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 148th Course, and for the 110th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 02nd July, 2022.
Eligible and interested candidates can apply for NDA (II) 2021 from 09th June to 29th June 2021 through the official website upsconline.nic.in.

Also see : UPSC NDA II 2021 exam postponed, check here for new exam date

NDA II 2021 Exam Highlights

  • Conducted by: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • Exam: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (NDA & NA) Written Exam
  • For Joining: Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force) as an officer
  • Level of Exam: National Level

NDA II 2021 Exam Important Dates

  • UPSC NDA II Notification Date: 09th June 2021
  • Starting Date for UPSC NDA II 2021 Application Form: 09th June 2021
  • Last date for online application for UPSC NDA II Registration: 29th June 2021 till 6 PM
  • Online Application Withdrawn Date: 06th July to 12th July 2021
  • UPSC NDA II Exam Date: 05th September 2021
  • UPSC NDA II Admit Card 2021 Date: Expected in August 2021
  • UPSC NDA NA II Result 2021 Date: To be announced
  • UPSC NDA NA II Answer Key 2021 Date: To be announced
  • UPSC NDA II Interview Date: To be announced
  • Date for 149th Course for the NDA and 110th Course for the Naval Academy: To be announced

Vacancy Details

  • National Defence Academy – 370 to include 208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties)
  • Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) – 30 Posts
  • Total No. of Vacancies: 400 Posts

 Eligibility Criteria for NDA II 2021 Exam


    (i) a citizen of India, or
    (ii) a subject of Nepal, or
    (iii) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
    (iv)Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii), above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age Limits

  • Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd January, 2003 and not later than 01st January 2006 are eligible

Physical Standards

  • Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam (II), 2021 as per guidelines

Educational Qualifications

  • For Army Wing of NDA: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  • Naval Academy: 12th Class Pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or University.
  • For Air Force & Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent exam can also apply

Also see : NDA NA 2021 Application Process begins, Apply now!

How to Apply for NDA II 2021 Exam – Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in. The Online Applications can be filled upto 29th June, 2021 till 6:00 PM
  • Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the official website https://upsc.gov.in/

Application Fee

  • For Others: Rs. 100/-
  • For SC/ST Candidates/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs: Nil
  • Payment Mode: Online/Offline

Selection Process

  • The selection will be done on the basis of:
  • Written Test – 900 Marks
  • SSB Interview/Personality Test – 900 Marks

NDA II 2021 Exam Exam Pattern

There will be objective-type questions on:



No. of Questions



Maths (Post Code – 01)



2 Hours & 30 Minutes

General Ability Test (Post Code – 02)



2 Hours & 30 Minutes

  • There will Negative Marking for wrong answers marked


NDA II 2021 Exam Syllabus

  • UPSC NDA II Syllabus will consist of subjects like Mathematics and General Ability.
    • Mathematics: Matrices and Determinations; Algebra; Trigonometry; Differential Calculus; Integral Calculus and Differential Equations; Statics and Probability; Vector Algebra; Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimension
    • General Ability Test: English; Chemistry; General Science; History Freedom, Movement; Current Events; Geography

Exam Centres

  • Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam

Admit Card

  • UPSC NDA 2 Admit Card in the first or second week of August 2021 on official website of UPSC


  • The result will be announced on the official website of UPSC. UPSC NDA Result 2021 Date will be available in the detailed notification.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website