UPSC NDA and NA II 2019 Application Process - Step-by-Step Guide

Published on : 9th August 2019    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
NDA Exam

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the online application process for the second phase of the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam 2019. The exam is commonly known as NDA & NA II exam. The application process has started on 7th August and will continue till 3rd September. Candidates who have completed class 12th level education from a recognised board can appear for the examination. Here we will be checking out the NDA & NA II Application Process 2019.

NDA & NA II Exam 2019 Important Dates

Exam Events

Important Dates

Commencement of application process

7th August 2019

Last date of application submission

3rd September 2019

Withdrawal of online application

10th to 17th September 2019

NDA & NA II Exam

17th November 2019


NDA & NA II Exam Number of Intakes

The examination will fill the following vacancies in the courses offered at the National Defence Academy and the Naval Academy:


Number of Intakes

National Defence Academy

370 (Army - 208, Navy - 42, Air Force - 120 )

Naval Academy




The courses at both institutions will commence on 2nd July 2020.

NDA & NA II 2019 Application Process

Candidates are advised to submit the application form well before time to avoid the last-minute hassle. Here are some things which should be prepared beforehand to make the application process smooth:

  • Scanned image of candidate’s recent photograph (in JPG format, the file size should not exceed 300 KB).
  • Scanned image of candidate’s signature (in JPG format, the file size should not exceed 300 KB).
  • A PDF file of Photo Identity Proof  (the file size should be between 20 KB to 300 KB).
  • A valid email ID
  • An active mobile number

Steps to Fill the NDA & NA II 2019 Application Process

  • Visit the official application submission website of UPSC.
  • Click on the link ‘Online Application For Various Examinations of UPSC’ link.

UPSC Portal

  • The application process links will appear in two parts. You are required to start filling the application form with Part-I. Please note that both the parts of the registration process are to be completed before the last date of application submission.
  • Now, click on the link under Part-I registration column.

UPSC NDA NA Registration

  • Read the instructions carefully and click on the ‘Yes’ button at the bottom of the page.

UPSC Registration Last Step

  • The registration form will appear. Enter all the details correctly in the specified space provided. The details are to be correct as per the Matriculation Exam Certificate.

UPSC Registration Submit

  • After completing the registration form, click the ‘Continue’ button. If you want to fill the form again, click the ‘Reset’ button.
  • After completing the registration process, a registration ID will appear on the screen. Keep it safe. This along with your DoB will be your log-in credentials.
  • You can continue with the Part-II of the application process or log-in later (before the last date) to complete the application form.
  • Part-II of the registration process comprises of fee payment, uploading scanned images of documents, and selecting exam centre.
  • Upload the scanned images of candidate’s photograph, signature, and a PDF file of ID proof.
  • Make fee payment - The application fee can be paid either through e-challan or using the online payment mode. The application fee for the NDA & NA II exam 2019 is ₹ 100. SC, ST, sons of JCOs/NCOs/O₹ are exempted from paying the application fee.
  • After successful fee payment, submit the completed application form. And, take a print of the confirmation page.

We hope that the application process will help you in filling the form correctly. Moreover, the NDA & NA II 2019 application process is self-explanatory and important instructions are provided wherever required. So, candidates will not face any difficulty in filling the form.

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