NDA 2020 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates

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NDA Exam is conducted two times in a year. The exam is conducted in two parts – written exam and SSB Interview. Every year around 4 Lakh aspirants sit for NDA, from which only approximately 6000 are called for SSB Interview. And DCG is the Best Coaching Center famous for providing best NDA Coaching.

NDA 2020 Important Dates

Check below all the dates for various events of NDA I 2020 & NDA II 2020:

Events NDA 1 NDA 11
Notification of NDA 2020 8th January 2020 10th June 2020
Release of Application Form 8th January 2020 10th June 2020
Last date of application form 28th January 2020 30th June 2020
Release of Admit card Few days before the entrance exam Few days before the entrance exam
NDA Exam 2020 19th April 2020 6th September 2020
Declaration of Results In the month of May 2020 In the month of November 2020

NDA Application Form 2020

The complete application form details of NDA exam 2020 is given below:

The Application form for NDA I will be revealed on 8th January 2020 and for NDA II on 10th June 2020.

NDA Application form will be filled in two parts – Part I and Part II.

In Part I of the application form, candidates have to fill their basic and vital details in the form.

In Part II of the application form, candidates are required to select their exam center, upload their signature and photograph, pay the fee of application form and confirm the declaration.

After the submission of the application form, candidates must bring off the printout of the application form, identical photograph as uploaded in the application and fee payment.

No correction or modification in the application form can be made after the final submission of the form therefore; Candidates must fill the application form carefully.

Application Fee:

The application fee is 100 Rupees for all the candidates.

Candidates who are exempted to pay the application fee are ST/SC/NCOs/Ors/Sons of JCOs

Mode of Payment: The application fee can be paid by the applicants through debit or credit card/net banking method or SBI Bank Challan method.

Eligibility Criteria for NDA 2020


Candidates who are applying must be the citizen of India/ subject of Bhutan/subject of Nepal or Refugee of Tibetan (came to India to settle permanently in India).

Candidate can also apply of Indian origin that has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Uganda, Zaire, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, and Ethiopia or Vietnam to settle in India.

Applying foreign nationals have to produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India. Gorkhas (subjects of Nepal) need not required to produce this certificate.

Age, Gender and Marital Status:

Age: The candidate who applying must be between 16.5 – 19.5 years.

Gender: Males are only eligible to apply.

Marital Status: Candidate must be unmarried and cannot marry until completing their training.

Educational Qualification:

For Naval Wings (Cadet Entry Scheme) and Air Force: Candidates who are applying must have passed their 10th and 12th from a recognized board or university with the key subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

For Army Wing of National Defense Academy: Candidates must have passed their 10th and 12th from a recognized board or university.

Appearing Candidates: Those candidates are also eligible to apply who are in their last year of the qualifying year.

Physical Eligibility:

Applying candidates must be physically fit as per the physical standards set by the commission for admission into National Defence Academy.

Candidate will not be considered eligible to apply, who are withdrawing or resigning from any of the training academies of Armed Forces on disciplinary grounds.

Exam Pattern of 2020 NDA

Before preparing for the written test check the complete NDA 2020 examination pattern:

Date and Exam Mode: NDA I examination will be held on 19th April 2020 and NDA II on 6th September 2020. The exam will be conducted in written (offline) mode with Pen and Paper.

Questions Types: The questions appeared in the exam paper will be MCQs (objective type).

Total Marks: The written test will be of a total of 900 marks which consist of Mathematics for 300 marks and General Ability test for 600 marks. 900 marks will be for SSB Interview.

Sections: There will be two sections in the written exam

1) Mathematics

2) General Ability Test.

Language: The question paper will be available in both English as well as Hindi language.

Duration of time: The time duration is 5 hours to complete the paper (2½ hours each).

Marking scheme: For every incorrect answer, 33% mark will be deducted as negative marking.

In the below table we have distributed the marks for each subject:

Subject Code Time Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 01 2 hrs and 30 min 300
General Ability test 02 2 hrs and 30 min 600
SSB Interview —- 900
Total 1800

Syllabus of NDA 2020:

In NDA 2020 syllabus there will be various topics from the subjects of English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge. The complete syllabus can be checked by the students by online mode.

Below we have provided various topics coming in the written test from various subjects:


For testing the candidate understands of English and workmanlike use of words, the question paper of English will be designed. Various aspects covered are Grammar, usage, and cohesion in extended text, Comprehension, and Vocabulary to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.


Matrices and Determinants, Analytical Geometry of two and three Dimensions, Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics and Probability, Vector Algebra, Integral calculus, and Differential Equations and Differential Calculus.

General Knowledge:

The topics covered in the question paper of General Knowledge from the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Current Events, and Geography. Candidate’s answers will show their knowledge of the subject, intelligent and understanding.

NDA 2020 Exam Day Guidelines

1) To the exam center, candidates must carry their NDA admit card.

2) Candidates should also carry one photo along with their admit card for identity proof to the exam center.

3) Students should carry a black ball pen for marking their answers to the exam center and a clipboard.

4) A sheet will be provided by the invigilator for doing rough work.

5) These are some of the things which are not allowed in the examination like Notes, books, loose sheets, Calculators (electronic or any other type), mathematical and drawing instruments, stencils of maps, log tables, slide rules, and test booklets.

6) Serious actions will be taken against the candidates who misconduct during an exam.

7) Strict actions will be taken against the candidates found cheating or copying.

How to Crack NDA Exam

1) Solve last 10 Year’s Question papers

The candidates need to solve the previous year’s question papers if they want to clear the exam in the first attempt. This helps them to get know the format of the questions usually appeared in the exams. You will also be able to ascertain the sections on which you need to work extra hard.

2) Time management

Everyone needs to manage their time, and it is also necessary to manage time for the exams. Most of the times it can get pretty difficult to complete the paper, because of lengthy question papers. To ascertain that you complete the paper in the allotted time, you need to at least 3 months before the exam practice regularly. After that, if in the exam you get stuck on a question; don’t spend a long time on it.

3) Practice Mock tests Series Daily

Mock tests will increase your speed to solve questions on time and helps to learn new important things. It will help to determine your strengths and the areas in which you are weak and then you can easily put extra efforts into your weaker section. The sections in which you are already master will increase your chance to score more in the NDA Exam. These mock tests will also increase your confidence.

4) Be aware of Current Affairs

Be aware of current affairs or try to increase knowledge. To increase your awareness read daily newspapers, books, TV news, and magazines. The students should also prepare for general science and environment science as well.

5. Focus on English

In the NDA Exam 200 marks are only for English Section. English can be one of the easiest parts of the exam to score if you have prepared for it well. It is possible to score the maximum in this section by solving previous year question papers and reading of popular English books.

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