UPSC NDA & NA 2 Recruitment 2020 – Apply Online for 413 Vacancies

UPSC NDA & NA 2 Recruitment 2020: UPSC has released a notification for the NDA NA 2 exam for recruitment of the National Defense Academy & Naval Academy 2020 course.

The candidates who have completed all the eligibility criteria and interested in the defense job can apply online from the direct link given on this page.

UPSC NDA & NA 2 Recruitment 2020

Union Public Service Commission organizes UPSC NDA & NA Recruitment examination twice a year.

This year, the UPSC will conduct a common exam for both NDA & NA Exam 1 and NDA & NA Exam 2 on 6th September 2020.

Qualification of this exam allows the candidates to get admission to the NDA & NA academy and then get selected for the Army and Naval force.

Interested and eligible aspirants within the specified age limit having the requisite qualification can fill the UPSC NDA & NA Exam 2020 application form at the official portal.

Interested candidates should read the vacancy details, important dates, selection process, eligibility criteria, and how to apply online from below given table.

UPSC NDA & NA 2 Recruitment 2020

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Name of Post
  • National Defence Academy
  • Naval Academy ((10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
Total Vacancies 415
Category Defense Jobs
Application Mode Online
Selection Process Written Exam & Interview
Mode of Examination Offline Mode

NDA NA Exam Important Dates

Starting Date for Apply Online 16-06-2020
Last Date to Apply Online 06-07-2020 till 06:00 pm
Last Date for Fee Payment (by cash) 05-07-2020 till 23:59 pm
Last Date for Fee Payment (Online) 06-07-2020 till 06:00 pm
The date for online application Withdrawn 13 to 19-07-2020 till 6:00 pm
Date of Exam 06-09-2020
Date of Declaration of Exam Result December 2020
Course Commencing From 02-07-2021

NDA & NA Application Fee

For General

Rs. 100/-
For SC/ST candidates/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs Nil
Payment Mode Online/ Offline

NDA Exam Age Limit

Minimum Age not earlier than 02-01-2002
Maximum Age not later than 01-01-2005


12th class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics & Mathematics

UPSC NDA NA 2020 Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam The exam will be held through an offline mode
Total Marks 900 Marks
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Language Hindi & English
Time Duration Two and a half hours will be given for each paper.
No. of Papers Two
Subjects Maths and General Ability Test
Negative Marking For maths, 0.83 marks, for English, 1.33, and for GK 1.33 marks will be deducted.

UPSC NDA NA Syllabus

Mathematics (Maximum Marks: 300)
  • Algebra
  • Matrices and Determinations
  • Trigonometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus and Differential Equations
  • Statics and Probability
  • Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimension
  • Vector Algebra
General Ability Test (Maximum Marks: 600) Part – A English (Maximum Marks 200)


Part – B (Maximum Marks 400)

  • Section A – Physics
  • Section B – Chemistry
  • Section C – General Science
  • Section D – History, Freedom Movement, etc.
  • Section E – Geography
  • Section F – Current Events

Note: Out of maximum marks assigned to part ‘B’ of this paper, questions on Sections ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’ and ‘F’ will carry approximately 25%, 15%, 10%, 20%, 20%, and 10% weight ages respectively.

How to Apply for NDA Exam 2020?

Interested and eligible candidates can check the steps to fill the application form for the UPSC NDA & NA Recruitment Examination 2020.

The candidate should have details of one photo ID viz. Aadhar Card/ Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ School Photo ID/Any other photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this photo ID will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. The same photo ID card will also have to be uploaded with the Online Application Form. This photo ID will be used for all future reference, and the candidate is advised to carry this ID while appearing for examination/SSB.

  • Candidates are required to apply online using the website or the direct link is given below.
  • Online Application Form is available in English and Hindi Language, but it can only be filled in English.
  • The filling of the online application contains two parts.
  • In Part I registration, the candidate will have to fill the necessary information. On submission of details, the candidate will be prompted to check the details and make corrections, if any, in the application.
  • Part-II Registration consists of filling up Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document, selection of examination center and Agreeing to Declaration.
  • A scanned photograph should be in JPG format and must be uploaded first. The digital size of the file should not exceed 300 KB each and must not be less than 20 KB and resolution 350 pixels (Width) X 350 pixels (Height) minimum, 1000 pixels (Width) X 1000 pixels (Height) maximum and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  • After uploading your photograph, then upload your scanned signature in JPG format. The digital size of each file should not exceed 300 KB each and must not be less than 20 KB and resolution 350 pixels (Width) X 350 pixels (Height) minimum, 1000 pixels (Width) X 1000 pixels (Height) maximum and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  • Next, upload your photo identity card document in PDF format only. The digital size of the PDF file should not exceed 300 KB and must not be less than 20 KB.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee online through Credit/Debit Card/Net banking facility of any Banks or by cash challan in SBI bank.
  • Please provide the photo identity card number and upload a copy of the same in Online Application Form and remember to carry it at the time of Personality Test/Examination at the venue.
  • Candidate must press the “I agree” button after he finds that information supplied by him is in order, and no correction is required. After that, no correction/modification shall be allowed.
  • When the “I agree” button is pressed, a page with Registration Number will be generated. Please note down Registration Number or take a print out of the page. The application is incomplete without payment, uploading of scanned photograph, signature, Photo Identity Card Document, selection of center, and agree to declaration.
  • Upon completing your complete application, an auto-generated email message will be sent on your registered email-id. In case the email is not received by you, please check/ensure you have made that submission of Part-II of the Application.

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How to apply for UPSC NDA NA Exam?

Interested candidates need to submit an online application through official website or clicking on the direct link given here.

Can one apply through Offline mode for UPSC NDA NA Exam?

No, the UPSC NDA application form is available through only an online mode.

When UPSC NDA NA Exam Will Be Held?

The UPSC NDA NA exam will be held twice a year and candidates can check the exam date on this page.

What is the desired qualification to apply for UPSC NDA NA Exam?

The candidates must be either appearing o passed the 12th class can apply for the UPSC NDA NA exam.

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