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NDA 2020 Entrance Exam Last Dates



NDA 2020 (I) Exam Last Dates and other important information

What is NDA Exam 2020?

NDA Exam 2020 is an examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission twice a year (once in April and once in September) for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). The approx number of candidates selected through each exam for National Defence Academy is about 370 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force) and for 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme Naval Academy the numbers advertised was 48. All Candidates who wish to apply may fill up the NDA online application form with complete information as required. Candidates who have Physics, Chemistry and Maths can choose in all three Services – The Airforce, Navy and the Army. If you want to Just apply for Indian army, you just need to be a 12th Class pass in any stream of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University. Check out this post for complete info on NDA 2020 Exam



National Defence Academy

National Defence Academy at khadakwasla is a Defence Training Institute which imparts basic training for all three Services of Indian Armed Forces – Army, Air Force and Navy. India Males (NDA is not for females) who intend to join armed Forces can join NDA after 12th. To get into NDA, A three stage selection Procedure is followed, i.e. Written Exam, Service Selection Board Interview and Finally Medical examination. The selected candidates go through rigorous training for 3 years culminating in graduation with  BA/BSc or BCs (Computer Science) degree of JNU Delhi (Apart from this the candidates are also trained in outdoor skills, like PT, Drills And games. The emphasis in NDA is on character building, mental and physical robustness, leadership and a sense of keen observation for leading the troops in the Battle field.


NDA (I) 2020 Exam

  • An Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 19th April, 2020 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 145th Course, and for the 107th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) .


No. of Vacancies

    • The Approximate No. of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be as under:
    • National Defence Academy: 370 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air (including 28 for Ground Duties) )
    • Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme): 48
    • Total Vacancies: 418
  • Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity of National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy.


NDA 2020 (I) Dates – Last Date to Apply

  • Date of NDA Exam (1) 2020 Notification: 8th January 2020
  • Last Date for Receipt of NDA Applications:28th January 2020
  • NDA Exam (1) 2020 Date: 19th April 2020
  • Duration of Exam: 01 Day


Also See Other Information : 

NDA Exam (I) 2020 Notification, Dates, Application Form, Syllabus

NDA Exam Dates 2020, NDA/NA Exam 2020 Schedule

NDA Application Form 2020 

NDA Exam Pattern 2020 

NDA Syllabus 2020 

NDA Exam Results

Scholarships Schemes and grants for NDA cadets

NDA NA Exam 2020 Preparation CDs – MCQs Questions for Practice (Latest Updated)

NDA, NA (I) 2020 Application Process begins, Apply now!

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22 Responses to “NDA 2020 Entrance Exam Last Dates”

  1. Bhagat Vishwas says:

    Does NDA Candidate get any Salary during training ? What is his salary after he is commissioned as an Officer

    • anurag64 says:

      NDA Cadet gets a stipend of Rs 21000/- per month.

      Once Commissioned the startion Pay Band is as below:

      Pay scale in commissioned service
      Rank Pay Band (Rs.)

      Lieutenant to Major Rs.15,600-39,100(PB-3). There are many other allowances as well.

      And it increases as you go higher.

  2. Sumit V says:

    What are the best books for NDA Exam Preparation ?

    • Kamlesh says:

      Check out Previous Solved Question papers of Arihant Publishers. Also Pathfinders for NDA by the same publisher is good for NDA Exam Preparation

  3. Adit Gupta says:

    Whan is the result expected for NDA Exam 2018 (2nd)

  4. ashutosh says:

    can a 10 class student give a exam of NDA.

  5. Vijay Sharma says:

    What is the minimum percentage required for NDA?

    • Kamlesh Kumar says:

      There is no minimum percentage criteria prescribed by NDA for those who wish to appear for this exam.

  6. Zohar says:

    How can I join Indian Army after 12th?

    • Kamlesh Kumar says:

      There are two ways to join Indian Army after 12th:
      NDA Exam: A male candidate who has cleared 12th class is eligible for this entrance exam. After clearing the entrance, one has to crack SSB and medical exam after which they will be granted admission into NDA, Pune.

      Technical Entry Scheme: Those students who have cleared their 12th with Physics, Chemistry & Maths as compulsory subjects with minimum 85% score are eligible to apply. Here, candidates are selected on the basis of their 12th percentage. Then they have to undergo SSB & medical examination before finally being admitted.Check out https://www.successcds.net/Career/indian-army-ten-plus-two-technical-entry-scheme.html

  7. vikash kumar says:

    what diploma students give the exame of NDA

  8. Antony Chacko says:

    Is there reqirement of minimum height to join NDA

    • Kamlesh Kumar says:

      Yes, the minimum acceptable height is 157.5 cms for Army and 162.5 cms for Air Force. There are a few exceptions set according to the region of the candidate.

  9. Shivang says:

    can 12th commerce student give NDA Exam

  10. DEVADAS A says:

    can a 11th class student give a exam of NDA 2019

  11. jasmeet says:

    if one has compartment in 1 subject is he eligible for ssb

  12. darshankumar pc says:

    i need study kit more information about NDA& NDA EXAMS

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