UPSC NDA & NA Exam II 2018 Admit Card Released – Exam on 9 September

Published on : 21st August 2018    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
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UPSC has released the admit cards for NDA & NA exam II 2018. Candidates can download the same latest by 9th September.

21st August 2018: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the e-admit cards for the National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II), 2018 on 20th August 2018.  Candidates who have applied for the exam can download the admit card from the official website –

How to download e-admit card for NDA and NA Examination II?

  • Go to the UPSC official website;
  • Under ‘What’s New’ section, click on ‘e-Admit Card: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2018’ link
  • Click on the ‘Click Here’ link.
  • Again click on the ‘click here’ link to download the admit card.
  • Read the instructions and click on the ‘Yes’ button.
  • Two options are available to download the admit card – by registration Id or by roll number. Select any one and enter the related information.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • Your admit card will appear on the screen. Check all the details carefully and report the discrepancies to UPSC.
  • Download it and take a print out.

The last date to download the e-admit card is 9th September 2018 i.e. the date of NDA & NA II examination.

UPSC NDA & NA II – Pattern of Written Examination

The UPSC NDA & NA II written exam comprises of objective type questions from the following sections:



Time Duration

Maximum Marks



2 ½ Hours



General Ability Test

2 ½ Hours






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Candidates who qualify the written examination are called for the interview round conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB). The interview round is of 900 marks.


Candidates who qualify the written exam and interview phase are shortlisted for admission to courses offered at the National Defence Academy (NDA), and Naval Academy (NA). Here are the details on the number of vacancies:

  • National Defence Academy (NDA) – 339 (208 for Army, 92 for Air Force, and 39 for Navy)
  • Naval Academy (NA) - 44

The courses 142nd (at NDA) and 104th (at NA) will commence from 2nd July 2019.

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