UPSC NDA and NA (I) Examination 2019 – Official Notification Released

Published on : 9th January 2019    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
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The official notification for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) is has been released on the official website on 9th January 2019. Candidates who are interested in applying for the exam can visit the official website to check the notification.

UPSC NDA & NA Examination (I) 2019 – Important Dates

Here are the dates of important exam events as per the official annual calendar 2019:

Release date of NDA & NA (I) notification

9th January 2019

Last date for application submission

4th February 2019

Withdrawal of online applications

8th to 14th February 2019

NDA & NA I Exam

21st April 2019 (Sunday)

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will accept the application forms only through the online mode. The examination is conducted for admission to Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy for the 143rd course and the 105th course at Naval Academy.

UPSC NDA & NA – Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the exam, candidates must make sure that they meet the eligibility criteria. Here are the eligibility requirements as per last year’s official notification. No changes are expected in the conditions till now.

  • The candidate must be unmarried male.
  • A citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and those who have migrated from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, East African countries, or Vietnam.
  • As per NDA & NA I 2019 notification, candidates must be born not earlier than 2nd July 2000 and not later than 1st July 2003.
  • Educational Qualification –
    • For Air Force and Naval Wings – 12th class pass or equivalent examination conducted by a recognised board.
    • For Army Wings – 12th class or equivalent examination conducted by a recognized board.
  • Candidates must meet the physical standards as specified in the official notification.

UPSC conducts the NDA & NA exam twice a year. The official notification for the NDA & NA exam (II) 2019 is expected to release on 7th August 2019 and the application submission link will remain available till 3rd September 2019. The NDA & NA (II) exam will be tentatively conducted on 17th November 2019 (Sunday).


About the Author: Himanshu Basant Bhatt

Himanshu Basant Bhatt

Himanshu Basant Bhatt is working as a writer for ExamsPlanner from last 18 months. Joining the project at its initial stage, she had contributed to the expansion of the project in many ways. Her research and understanding on the official information and presenting it in an easy-to-grab manner has helped in providing the authentic information on our web portal. Her skills of keeping a track on all the latest updates are well utilized for answering the queries of all the aspirants. With such an asset, we aim to help students with genuine information on various competitive exams.


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