NDA 2 2020 Notification And Exam Date
UPSC has published the NDA 2 2020 notification on 16 June 2020. Defence aspirants who want to join the army, navy and airforce after 10+2 can apply for the NDA Exam. NDA 2 2020 registration last date will be 6 July 2020. NDA 2 2020 written exam will be conducted on 6 september 2020.
About NDA Exam
|Exam name||National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination|
|Exam category||After Class 12|
|Frequency of exam||Twice a year|
|Exam stages||Written Test and SSB Interview|
|Exam duration||5 hours (Mathematics – 2 ½ hours, General Ability Test (GAT) – 2 ½ hours)|
|Exam syllabus||Mathematics – Algebra, Matrices and Determinants, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions, Differential Calculus, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability. GAT – English, General Knowledge, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Geography, Current Events etc.|
|Exam pattern||GAT – 150 objective type questions Mathematics – 120 objective type questions|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Exam purpose||For admission to National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC)|
|Exam helpdesk||011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543|
NDA 2 2020 Important Dates
|Notification||16-Jun-2020||NDA 2 notification is available in PDF format.|
|Application form||16-Jun-2020||Application forms are made available along with the notification|
|Last date to apply||06-July-2020||Candidates can apply within the application deadline|
|Written exam||06-Sept-2020||The written exam of NDA will be conducted in two shifts and comprises two papers.|
|Admit card||Mid-week of August 2020||NDA 2 admit card 2020 will be released online for registered candidates.|
|Declaration of written result||December 2020||The result of the written exam is declared on the official website in PDF form|
|SSB Interview||January/February 2021||SSB Interview is conducted in two stages.|
|Final result||May 2021||NDA 2 final result is announced in May.|
NDA 2 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria in order to be eligible for the exam.
Age Limit: For NDA 2 exam, candidates must have born not earlier than January 2, 2002, and not later than January 1, 2005. Candidates who have born not earlier than July 2, 2001, and not later than July 1, 2004, are eligible to apply for NDA 1 exam. The date of birth is calculated as mentioned on the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation.
Educational qualification: The educational qualification is different for different academies. Candidates can check the educational qualification prescribed for different academies in UPSC Notification:
Army Wing of National Defence Academy: Candidates must have passed Class 12/HSC under 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent from a recognised board or university.
Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy: Candidates must have passed Class 12/HSC under 10+2 pattern of school education with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
NDA 2 2020 Exam Day Guidelines
- Candidates should carry their NDA admit card to the exam center
- Along with the admit card, candidates should also carry one photo-identity proof
- Carry clipboard or hardboard and a black ball pen for marking their responses
- Sheet for doing rough work is provided by the invigilator
- Books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, mathematical and drawing instruments, log tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, test booklets and rough sheets are not allowed inside the examination center
- Misconduct during exam is not entertained and serious actions will be taken against the candidates doing the same
- Strict action is taken against those candidates found copying or cheating