NDA 2020 Application, Form, Registration Started !

NDA Registration 2020
NDA Registration 2020

This article is a detailed guide for UPSC NDA Form filling, NDA Application form 2020 details, NDA Registration step by step guide and all important dates related to NDA exam’s which will be conducted in 2020 (NDA 1 and NDA 2)

It is generally seen that many aspirants fill the NDA application form in a hurry due to which various mistakes are found in the NDA registeration form which becomes a big issue at the time of SSB. NDA aspirants invest almost 6-7 months for NDA exam preparation so its necessary to atleast spend sufficient time (30 minutes maximum) to fill NDA form 2020 without any mistakes.

After reading this complete article, you will be capable enough to fill NDA form 2020 accurately and on exact dates of NDA Application form release. So, stay tuned till end.

NDA Form 2020

NDA exam is conducted twice a year (In February and September) whose Online exam form is released atleast  3 months before the written exam. NDA form 2020 has been released by UPSC and form filling process of NDA 1 2020 has already started. You can fill the form on upsconline.nic.in as per the steps mentioned in this article.

NDA Application rules

NDA Registration 2020 Started or Not?

NDA Registration 2020 has started on 8th January 2020 for NDA 1 2020 exam. NDA 2 2020 exam application will start on 10th June 2020 for exam which will be conducted on 6th September 2020 (89 days before the written examination)

We will update you as soon as NDA registeration begins on official website.

NDA Registration is a Complete Online Process. There is no provision of filling NDA form in offline format (Fees payment is Online/Offline)

NDA Registration 2020 Process (Step by Step)

We will see step by step Process of Filling NDA Form 2020 :

STEP 1 Go to upsc.gov.in and Click on NDA Notification in What’s New section

STEP 2: Check all NDA 2020 exam related details like eligibility, vacancies, etc and Form filling details

STEP 3: Go to upsconline.nic.in and go to Examinations section

STEP 4: You can see ‘NDA 1 2020 Exam’ in ‘Active Examinations Section’ of Official UPSC Website

STEP 5: UPSC NDA Form filling process takes place in 2 stages:

  • NDA 1 Registration (Part 1 Registration)
  • NDA 2 Registration (Part 2 Registration)

After Part 1 Registration of NDA exam, you get a ‘Registration ID’ which is needed for Part 2 Registration of application form.

NDA Registeration (Part 1) Contains:

  • Full Name
  • Fathers Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Mothers name
  • Email ID for Contact
  • Permanent Address
  • Educational Qualification
  • Mobile Number
  • Caste

NDA Registeration (Part 2) Contains:

  • Selecting preferences of Branch
  • Uploading scanned signature
  • Uploading Photo ID
  • Selecting Exam center
  • Payment of exam fees (Online + Offline via SBI Challan)
  • Uploading scanned Photograph

NDA Recruitment 2020 (Drive Twice all over India)

NDA recruitment 2020 drive will be conducted all over India twice a year (In February and September) by Union Public Service Commission. Exam is conducted in Offline format all over India. You can select the exam center of your convenience as exam is conducted in every major city of India.

NDA exam centers

National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam (NDA and NA) consists of 3 stages distributed over a time period of 8-9 months.


Stage 1 : NDA Written exam of 900 Marks (Maths and GAT)

Stage 2 : SSB Interview (of 5 days)

Stage 3 : Physical and Medical Tests 


And Final Merit list which contains marks of Written exam and SSB inteview.

2 stage process NDA exam

NDA Application Form Important Dates

NDA 1 2020 Registration Dates:

NDA 1 2020 Registration Starts on :

8th January 2020

NDA 1 2020 Form filling Starts :

8th January 2020

Last Date to Fill form:

28th January 2020

NDA 1 2020 Exam date :

19th April 2020

NDA 2 2020 Registration Dates:

NDA 2 2020 Registration Starts on :

10th June 2020

NDA 2 2020 Form filling Starts :

10th June 2020

Last Date to Fill form:

30th June 2020


NDA 2 2020 Exam date :

6th September 2020

NDA Application form Last date is never postponed. So, make sure you fill exam form on time to get the exam center of your choice.

NDA Form filling Last date for 2020 Attempts

Last Date to fill NDA 1 2020 Form : 28th January 2020

Last Date to fill NDA 2 2020 Form : 30th June 2020

NDA Form Photo / Signature Size Requirement

Photo Size Requirement for Upload

  • JPG format
  • 3 kb – 40 kb
  • 140 pixel height * 110 pixel

Sign Size Requirement for Upload

  • JPG format
  • 1 kb – 40 kb
  • 110 pixel height * 140 pixel

NDA Application Form Eligibility

There are few Eligibility Criteria to fill NDA exam Form: 

  • You must be a citizen of India
  • You must have passed or appear 12th Boards Exam
  • You must be within age limit of 16.5 to 19.5 years
  • Physics and Maths Subjects Compulsory for Navy and Air Force

Things you must remember while filling NDA registration form 2020:

  1. NDA Online registration takes place only on upsconline.nic.in and not on any other private website which are fake.
  2. NDA 1 application form and NDA 2 application form are different. And you need to fill different form for every exam.
  3. Exam center is alloted based on “First come, First Allot” basis. So, fill NDA exam form as soon as notification is released (to get center of your choice)
  4. NDA form date is released every year by UPSC in its annual calendar. So, all the dates given above are accurate.

If you still have any doubts regarding NDA 2020 application form, do comment below. Sarkaari Service Team will reply within 24 hours.

Jai Hind !

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