UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination [UPSC NDA]

NDA 2018

Exam Date : 23rd April 2018 To 23rd April 2018
Result Date : 9th May 2018

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Application form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for NDA 2018

National Defence Academy(NDA)

NDA Examination is Organized by UPSC(Union Public Service Commission).NDA(National Defence Academy) is the best organization that trains the trainee(applicants) to get selected for Indian Armed Forces(Indian Army, Academy Indian Air Force, Indian Navy)as officers.Aspirants may approach the Academy by succeeding in a National level entrance exam(NDA 2018-2019).

  • The Recruitment of candidates to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA (National Defence Academy), is done through The National Defence Academy Entrance Exam.
  • The UPSC NDA 2018 is held 2 times every year, generally in the month of April and September.
  • Any candidate willing to apply must be an unmarried male.
  • The candidates Joining The Indian Naval Academy would undergo a 4-year B.Tech Course and would be given an opportunity to join The Executive and Technical Branches of the Navy subject to availability of any vacancies in said branches. Click here to know more about your eligibility.
  • UPSC NDA Vacancies might change based on whether the training capacity of the NDA (National Defence Academy) changes.
  • The NDA and the Naval Academy have a total of 390 posts.
  • The NDA has 335 posts (208 Army posts, 55 Navy posts, 72 Air Force posts)
  • The Naval Academy has the remaining 55 posts.

Important Details regarding NDA 2018:

Examination Name

UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam

Exam Type

National Level

Exam Category


Exam Mode


Conducting Body

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)

Exam Date

April 2018

 UPSC NDA 2018 Courses available:


Course Available





Naval Academy


Important Instructions for appearing UPSC NDA Exam:

  • Candidates have to fill the UPSC NDA Application form before the last date to appear for this exam. 
  • UPSC NDA Admit card will be issued to those candidates who successfully submitted their application.
  • Candidate should reach the UPSC NDA Exam Center they selected before time.
  • UPSC NDA online result will be declared once the exam got over. Visit the official website for UPSC NDA Result.
  • Candidates are advised to go through the UPSC NDA Syllabus to score well in the Exam.
  • Candidates have to go through the reference book to be clear with the topics.

NDA 2018 Important Dates

UPSC NDA Exam (I & II) 2018 will be held in April and September on exact date given below,

Important Events of UPSC NDA 2018 

Important Dates of Exam I

 UPSC NDA 2018  online registration start date

10th January 2018 

Last date for online Registration for UPSC NDA 2018 

23rd April 2018 

Availability of Admit Card

1st April 2018 

UPSC NDA 2018  Exam date

23rd April 2018 

Results declaration for UPSC NDA 2018

9th May 2018 


Important Events of UPSC NDA Exam 2018

Important Dates of Exam II

Online Registration Date

6th June 2018

Last Date for Online Registration form for UPSC NDA 2018

2nd July 2018

UPSC NDA 2018 Exam Date

9th September 2018

Result Declaration of UPSC NDA Exam

October 2018

NDA 2018 Eligibility


Candidate has to fullfil the eligibility criteria to write the UPSC NDA Exam.


  • Candidate must be
    • a citizen of India
    • a subject of Bhutan and Nepal
    • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India
    • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Educational Qualification

  • Candidate must have been passed 10+2 Class from recognised board or University

NDA 2018 Application Process

Application Process

Candidate should go through the instruction before filling up the application. Only eligible candidates can apply for this UPSC NDA Exam, for more information, candidates should read the eligibility criteria.

Follow this given steps for filling the application form and make sure that one should not miss any step of the application process.

  • Visit the UPSC NDA official website
  • Fill the relevant information in part-I of the registration form
  • In Part-II, the candidates have to put his/her personal, basic and contact details
  • Upload the pre-scanned copies of photograph and signature
  • At last, make the payment for successful submission of application form

NDA 2018 Application Form Details

Application Form Details

  • Candidate can apply for UPSC NDA Exam through online mode only
  • Visit the official website
  • Candidate should arrange all the required documents before filling the application form
  • Candidate should fill all details carefully as no changes can be made after
  • Candidate should make note of registration number and password for future use
  • Upload the scanned copies of photograph and signature in a required format
  • Reserve category candidates are exempted from paying the application fees
  • Payment of fees can be done through online mode by debit card/credit card/net banking and offline mode by SBI Branch

NDA 2018 Results

Easy Steps to download UPSC NDA Result:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC,
  • Click on the result link displayed on the screen
  • Enter your roll number and password carefully
  • Click on the submit button
  • UPSC NDA Result PDF file will be seen, click on it
  • Download the PDF file
  • Open it and check your result

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