NDA 1 2021 Notification and Exam Date

Finally NDA 1 2021 notification and exams dates are published by UPSC. Candidates who are preparing for the NDA 1 2021 exam can go through our article and start their preparation with the NDA 1 2021 online course. In this article we are going to discuss NDA 1 2021 exam date, notification date, age limits, vacancies, educational qualification, cut off, syllabus, paper pattern and much more. So if you are dreaming to join the prestigious National Defence Academy, you can start your preparing for the NDA 1 2021 which is an upcoming defence exam.

The NDA entrance examination will be conducted twice every year by the Union Public Service Commission as NDA – I and NDA – II, to recruit the young aspirants into the regular Army, Navy and Air Force. Every year lakhs of applications are submitted by the young candidates from all parts of the country. This is a national level entrance examination. Candidates who are willing to join the regular forces this is their gateway to serve the nation. NDA examination consists of 2 phases written exam and followed by SSB Interview. The SSBCrackExams team is always there to provide complete NDA Online Preparation course and details on NDA examination, eligibility, age limit, selection procedure, and other important details that help the aspirants to get recommended.

NDA 1 2021 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Before applying the NDA 1 2021 notification, go through the eligibility conditions to appear the prestigious examination. The age limits will be mentioned in the NDA 1 2021 Notification.

NDA 1 2021 AGE LIMIT: Age limit plays a crucial role in this notification. UPSC follows strict rules considering the dates. The dates given by UPSC for NDA 1 2021 are:

  • Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 2002 and not later than 1 st July, 2005 are eligible.

NDA 1 2021 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: As we mentioned earlier this NDA examination admits the young blood into the regular Army, Navy and Air Force. Please find the below table for clarification:

ARMY WING10+2 / Equivalent
NAVAL WING10+2 / Equivalent with Physics & Mathematics
AIR FORCE10+2 / Equivalent with Physics & Mathematics

NOTE: Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

Also Read: NDA 2 2021 Notification And Exam Date

NDA 1 2021 IMPORTANT DATES: Below are the important dates of the NDA 1 2021 notification.

Notification Release date30 December 2020
NDA 1 2021 Application Start19 January 2021
NDA 1 2021 Apply Last Date6 July 2020
Release of Admit card2 Weeks before Exam
NDA 1 2021 Exam date18 April 2021
Declaration of resultMay – June 2021

NDA 1 2021 SELECTION PROCEDURE: To select the candidates UPSC follows 2 stages of the selection process. As this is a national level entrance examination the applications will be very high to imagine. So, they follow the below method to select the candidates:

  • Written Examination
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Test
  • Document Verification
  • Merit List

The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be as under :

National Defence Academy370 to include 208 for Army,
42 for Navy and 120 for
Air (including 28 for Ground Duties)
Naval Academy
(10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)

NDA 1 2021 WRITTEN TEST: To filter the candidates applied from the whole nation written test helps the conducting authority to filter the candidates easily. The exam will be conducted in Pen and Paper (offline) mode.

Mathematics2 Hrs & 30 Min300
General Ability Test2 Hrs & 30 Min600

NDA 1 2021 SYLLABUS: Every aspirant to NDA should go through the syllabus before examination. This is very important. Even though it is from 10+2 level but the question paper pattern will be high pattern.

 General Science
 History, Freedom Movement etc
 Current Events

NDA 1 2021 SSB INTERVIEW: The candidates who qualify in written examination will be called for SSB Interview from the available centers in India.

  • Stage I – Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR), Picture perception, and Description Test.
  • Stage II – Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and Conference

TRAVELING ALLOWANCE FOR SSB: Candidates appearing for SSB interview for the first time for a particular type of Commission i.e. Permanent or Short Service, shall be entitled to AC III Tier to and fro railway fare or bus fare including reservation cum sleeper charges within the Indian limits. Candidates who apply again for the same type of Commission will not be entitled to traveling allowance on any subsequent occasion.

NDA 1 2021 MEDICAL TEST: Candidates who qualify in SSB Interview they should stay 2-3 days more at the SSB Center to undergo medical tests conducted by the board. To qualify a medical test, the candidate should be fit both mentally and physically.

NDA 1 2021 APPLICATION FEE: Candidates should pay a small amount of amount as fee to apply the NDA 1 2021 examination. Those amount will be utilized for the infrastructure and other reasons to conduct the examination without fail.

  • General & OBC candidates should pay Rs. 100/-
  • No Fee for the SC/ST and sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs

NDA 1 2021 APPLY PROCEDURE: Follow the below steps to apply the NDA 1 2021 notification:

  • Candidates are required to apply online by using the website upsconline.nic.in
  • Click on Part I and submit your personal and contact details.
  • Get your registration id and head to Part 2 of the application form.
  • Select the mode of depositing the fees of Rs. 100/-
  • Select your center of examination.
  • Then upload our photo and signature in mentioned file size and dimensions.
  • Then check your declaration and submit the form.
  • Download a copy of the application form for future use

NDA Exam Cut off Marks

NDA 1 2018 cut off
NDA & NA (I) 2019342704
NDA & NA (II) 2018325688
NDA & NA (I) 2018338705
NDA & NA (II) 2017258624
NDA & NA (I) 2017342708
NDA & NA (II) 2016229602
NDA & NA (I) 2016288656
NDA & NA (II) 2015269637
NDA & NA (I) 2015306674
NDA & NA (II) 2014283656
NDA & NA (I) 2014360722
NDA & NA (II) 2013360721
NDA & NA (I) 2013333698
NDA & NA (II) 2012335699

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    Sir, I born on 19th july 2002 , am i eligible for NDA (1) 2021
  2. Martian

    Aa Raha hu 2021 for nda exam sari condition ko apply krta hu and coming for national defense academy
  3. Ravindran M

    NDA 1 2021 Application Start 19 January 2021 NDA 1 2021 Apply Last Date 6 July 2020 ????
  4. Ravindran M

    NDA 1 2021 Apply Last Date 6 July 2020
  5. Dev shah

    Yes , you're right.
  6. Abhishek

    Sir age limit given here is wrong,it would be "not earlier than 2nd july 2002" for NDA(1)2021.
  7. Sachith Pathuri

    Sir I think age limit is mentioned wrong I was born on 2002 oct,16 can I attempt nda -1 ,2021 as my age is 18 years when I was writing my exam
  8. Dev kiran

    Answer kew please

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