UPSC NDA NA (I) EXAM 2019- Notification out, Apply today!

National Defence academy & Naval Academy Exam (I), 2019

Indian army is the real life super heroes of every Indian. We live our lives peaceful because of their stronghold protection. Here is your chance to join the Indian Army and serve the nation. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the NAD NA (I) notification for 2019 recruitment.  This is the merit-based recruitment process for joining the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course. Here is all the information you need to know about NDA NA exam.

 NDA NA (I) 2019 Exam dates

Activity        Dates


NDA NA (I) 2019 online application commencement 09.01.2019
Last date for NDA NA (I) 2019 online application 04.02.2019
NDA NA 2019 (I) application withdrawal 08.02.2019 – 14.02.2019
NDA NA (I) 2019 Admit card Download 3 weeks prior to exam
NDA NA (I) written exam 21.04.2019


UPSC NDA NA (I) 2019 Vacancies

National Defense Academy:   Army – 209

Navy – 42

Air force – 92

Naval Academy: 50


UPSC NDA NA (I) Eligibility

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Unmarried

NDA 2019 Age Limit: Born not earlier than 02.06.2000 and not later than 01.06.2003

NDA 2019 Education Qualification:

  • NDA (Army Wing): Candidates cleared or appearing for 12th class (10+2 Pattern) or equivalent examination conducted by State Education Board or University.
  • NDA (Air Force & Naval Wing), Indian Naval Academy: Candidates cleared or appearing for 12th class (10+2 Pattern) or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics conducted by State Education Board or University.


NDA NA (I) Physical Standards: Candidates must be Physically Fit according to standards of admission to NDA NA (I) 2019. For complete Physical standard guidelines refer to Appendix-IV of UPSC NDA official notification pdf

NDA NA Pay Scale

Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training (during training period at IMA): Rs 56,100/- p.m

Rank Pay in Rs
Lieutenant  56,100 – 1,77,500 (Level 10)
Captain  6,13,00-1,93,900 (Level 10B)
Major  6,94,00 – 2,07,200 (Level 11)
Lieutenant Colonel  1,21,200 – 2,12400 (Level 12A)
Colonel 1,30,600-2, 15,900 (Level 13)
Brigadier 1,39,600-2,17,600 (Level 13 A)
Major General 14 1,44,200-2,18,200 (Level 14)
Lieutenant General HAG Scale 1, 82, 200-2,24,100 (Level 15)
HAG+Scale 2,05,400 – 2,24,400 (Level 16)
VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General


 2,25,000/-(fixed) (Level 17)
COAS 2,50,000/-(fixed) (Level 18)

NDA NA (I) Exam Pattern:

UPSC conducts NDA NA exam in two stages: Written and Interview

NDA NA (I) 2019 written Exam Pattern

Subject Marks Duration
Mathematics 300 2 ½ Hrs
General Ability test 600 2 ½ Hrs
Total                                                                                                        900
SSB Test/Interview:                                                                               900
  • The question will be of objective type in nature
  • There will be negative marking
  • Calculators and electronic devices are not allowed

Only NDA NA (I) 2019 written exam clearing candidates are called for the interview

NDA NA Exam Fees

Category Fee
SC/ST candidates/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs Exempted
 Others 100/-


Pay through online or pay by cash at the nearest SBI branch with pay slip

 UPSC NDA NA (I) Online Application

  • Candidates have to visit the UPSC official website ( for applying for NDA NA (I) 2019 exam
  • At the UPSC homepage click ‘apply online’ tab
  • Click on ‘Online Application for various examination’
  • There are two registration processes: Part I and Part II
  • Click on ‘Part I’: a detailed instruction for application will appear, read carefully and then fill the application for with you basic details and valid mobile number and email ID.
  • A Registration ID and password generates, note it for future interaction.
  • With the ID and password login to complete the Part II NDA NA (I) 2019 application
  • Pay the exam fee to finish the application process

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Exam Centers

Agartala Dehradun Jorhat Port Blair
Ahmedabad Delhi Kochi Raipur
Aizawl Dharwad Kohima Ranchi
Allahabad Dispur Kolkata Sambalpur
Bengaluru Gangtok, Lucknow Shillong
Bareilly Hyderabad Madurai Shimla
Bhopal, Imphal Mumbai Srinagar
Chandigarh Itanagar Nagpur Thiruvananthapuram
Chennai Jaipur Panaji (Goa) Tirupati
Cuttack Jammu Patna Udaipur

NDA NA (I) 2019 Official Notification pdf

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