NDA 2025: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the NDA & NA examinations in two schedules during April and September. NDA (I) 2025 Application Form will be released in December 2024. This examination screens the eligible candidates to be absorbed into the Army, Air Force, and the Naval wings of the National Defense Academy according to their merit. The written examination follows up with a personality test and medical test to ascertain the mental and physical ability of the candidate before conducting the training and educational sessions. Check below all detail about the NDA I & II Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, etc:
NDA 2025 Notification:
- NDA (II) 2025 no notification released right now.
- NDA 2025 Highlights
- Exam Dates
- NDA 2025 (I & II) Application Form
- NDA 2025 Eligibility Criteria
- Exam Pattern & Syllabus
- Admit Card
- Answer Key
- NDA 2025 Result
- Cut Off
- NDA 2025 SSB Interview
NDA (I & II) 2025: Highlights
|Name of Exam||NDA 2025|
|Exam full form||National Defence Academy|
|Types of exam||Board Level|
|Level of exam||National Level|
|Course Offered||UPSC Exams (Indian Army, Navy & Air Force)|
|Exam Conduct By||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Mode of application form||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|UPSC Calendar 2025||Click here|
|Email Address||[email protected]|
NDA 2025 Exam Date:
Here is NDA 2025 Exam Date information such as Notification Date, Admit Card & Result. For More Find below:
NDA 2025 (II) Exam Date:
|Event||NDA (II) Exam Dates|
|Notification will be released on
|The online registration process started from||May 2025|
|Final date for an online registration process||June 2025|
|Admit Card Download From Official Website||August 2025|
|NDA 2025 Exam Date||September 2025|
|Result Date Declared||September 2025|
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NDA 2025 (I) Exam Date:
|Event||NDA (I) Exam Dates|
|Notification will be released on
|NDA (I) online registration process started from||December 2024|
|Final Date for the online registration process||January 2025|
|Applications withdrawl||January 2025|
|Admit Card date||March 2025|
|NDA NA 1st Examination’s date||April 2025|
|Result Announce||May 2025|
NDA 2025 Application Form:
NDA (I) 2025 Application form will be released in December 2024 and NDA (II) Application form will release in May 2025. Interested candidates have to submit Application Form before the last date. Follow the given steps to fill out the Application Form
- The online application form consists of Parts I and II.
- Part I of the application form requires the candidate to fill in the registration details, such as name, age, nationality, address, education qualification, and email address.
- The mobile number must give appropriately for all further communications from the UPSC forward to this mobile number.
- The candidate is then required to make the payment. A candidate can choose to pay the fee via an online gateway or offline modes directed in the notification.
- When a candidate chooses an offline mode of payment, he requires taking print out of the SBI pay in slip provided by the website, which must submit at any of the SBI cash counters on the next working day. The proof of payment is then mailed via speed post or delivered in person within ten days.
- The part II of the application form requires the candidate to upload photographs and signature images of the candidate.
- After which, the candidates prompt to fill in the test center details.
- Before final submission, the candidates advise taking a printout of the fill-in application form.
- Admit cards expect three weeks before the examination.
- Candidates have to pay 100 Rupees as the Application fee.
- Pay the NDA application fee through SBI internet banking and credit /debit card.
- Candidates also pay the application fee through the SBI bank challan.
- For the SC/ST application fee will fee.
- Women candidates are not required to pay fees for their application for this Examination.
- Aspirant before applying for the examination, assure to be a citizen of India or a refugee from Nepal/Burma, can apply for the examination
- Tibetan refugees who come to India before 1st Jan 1962 to permanently set in India.
- Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, and Vietnam or Ethiopia to permanently settle in India.
- The age of the candidate applying for the examination should have been born before Jan 1996 and not after Jul 1998. You will be considered for an exam if submit a high school/ intermediate mark sheet. If bachelors and spinsters apply for the examination then they cannot marry until the training period gets over
- Educational qualification is necessary to look at. A candidate is considered valid for an exam if he/she has done with 10+2 /intermediate / equivalent qualification via state government.
- While applying for the Air Force, you should be 12th passed in subjects such as Mathematics and Physics. However, those who are pursuing the 12th standard and eager to the part in the exam can also go for the examination.
- The candidate should be physically fit. Also, records should not show any sign of resignation from the training of the armed forces.
The Examination will be held at the following Centres :
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, and Vishakhapatnam.
|National Defence Academy (Indian Army)||208 (including 10 for female candidates)|
|National Defence Academy (Indian Navy)||42 (including 03 for female candidates)|
|National Defence Academy (Indian Air Force)||
|Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)||30 (for male candidates only)|
NDA 2025 Exam Pattern:
Candidates can check the NDA 2025 Exam Pattern from the given below article.
- The exam divides into two parts or subjects, namely Part I and II.
- Part I covers 120 MCQ types of questions in the Mathematics subject, allows 300 marks.
- The General Ability for Part II consists of 150 MCQ-type questions divided into two sections Part A and B covering English and General Knowledge which are each award 300 marks, totaling 600 marks.
- Each subject allows the duration of 2 and a half hours.
- Each wrong answer is an award negative marking of -0.33 or -1/3.
|GAT (Section 1- English)||200||2.30 Hours|
|GAT (Section 2- General Knowledge)||400|
How to Prepare for NDA:
Many a times, it is seen that applicants get perturbed when it comes to making the Preparation of NDA. Here are some suggested steps to obtain good scores in NDA:
- First, check the syllabus prescribed in the official website.
- Now, follow a time schedule for the test.
- Use last 10-year question papers to practice and to have an idea about the type of questions to appear in the exam.
- It is crucial to maintain the notes as this will help during revision.
- Eat healthily and keep yourself fit. No need to take stress.
Candidates who submit the application form on time can download the NDA 2025 Admit Card. Authority will provide the admit card before one or two weeks of the examination. Candidates can download the Admit Card from the official website via online mode.
Steps to Download UPSC NDA (I & II) Exam Admit Card 2025:
- Visit the Official Site of UPSC i.e, upsc.gov.in.
- On the home page, check What’s New.
- Then search for the NDA 2025 Admit Card.
- Click on UPSC NDA NA Exam Admit Card 2025.
- Then enter ID and password.
- Take the printout of the Admit Card and carry it to the examination hall.
UPSC 2025 Related Exams:
- Civil Services Exam 2025 Application Form
- IES/ISS 2025 Application Form
- IFS Exam 2025 Application Form
- CDS 2025 Application Form
- UPSC IES/ESE 2025 Application Form
- UPSC GEOSCIENTIST 2025 Application Form
- CISF AC 2025 Application Form
- UPSC CMS 2025 Application Form
- UPSC CAPF AC 2025 Application Form
Related Authority will publish the NDA 2025 Answer Key after the exam. Candidates can check the answer key through online mode. Candidates can calculate their scores with the help of the Answer Key.
Candidates who give the exam successfully can check the result through online mode. We provide all details below related NDA 2025 Result:
- The NDA 2025 result will be published in PDF format.
- Candidates can check the NDA result after One month of the exam.
- Qualify candidates will receive the call letter for SSB Interview.
The board will release the sectional and overall cut-off marks online on the website. The cut-off for the written test will be 342 and the final cut-off will be 708. The candidates who will qualify for the NDA exam by obtaining the cut-off marks will be eligible for an interview.
NDA 2025 SSB Interview:
NDA SSB Interview round will be conducted after the written test. Candidates who will clear the written test round are eligible for the interview and medical round. SSB will be organized in several rounds. The interview will be held in five days and candidates have to necessarily appear in all the rounds.
- On the first day, psychological tests will be done.
- The second-day test will be of situation reaction test, word association test, self-description test, and thematic apperception test. Military Planning Exercise, Group Discussion Test, Intergroup Obstacle race, Lecturettes, Snake Race, Progressive Group Task, command task & personal interview, half group task will be done on the third day of interview for candidates by the President.
- The fourth and fifth tests will be done related to the Final Group Task, Individual Obstacles, Interview for remaining candidates, final board conference & announcement of results.
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