NDA Application Form 2019- Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee Structure, How to Apply

Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) conducts NDA –a national level entrance exam twice in a year in several cities of the Country for candidates seeking entry in Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. NDA application form 2019 has been released by the UPSC on 9th January 2019 for NDA 1.

Aspirants who are passionate to join defense services can apply online at UPSC official portal. Service Selection Board will organize the Interview round for selecting the appropriate candidate. Through this article, aspirants will get information related to NDA Application Form 2019 in an exhaustive way, so they are recommended to stay updated through our page and follow the article regularly since we’ll be updating the information once official notification is made by UPSC. Till then read the key pointers mentioned in the article to get an idea of the exam.

Latest: NDA 2019 application form has been released on 9th January 2019. Please apply using the direct link given below. 

NDA Application Form – Highlights

Aspirants are advised to go through the mentioned details to know more about the NDA Application form 2019-

  • The online application form is available from 9th January 2019.
  • The form has to be filled via online mode in two parts (Part-I and part-II).
  • Aspirants will be able to fill the form till 4th February 2019.
  • Aspirants should make sure their scanned photograph and signature are available to upload at the time of filling the form.
  • Applicants need not to send the hard copy of printed application form to the UPSC officials.
  • Applicants are suggested to keep the printout of the application form with them till the selection procedure.

Application Fee Structure

  • The application fee will be  100/- for all applicants.
  • SC/ST /Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ ORs are exempted to pay the application fee.
  • The fee can be submitted through debit/credit card and SBI net banking.
  • The fee can also be paid through SBI bank Challan.
  • Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.


  • Applicant must be an Indian citizen or a subject of Nepal /Bhutan.
  • Indian origin persons(PIO) who has shifted from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and East African Countries of Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Malawi and Ethiopia or Vietnam and now permanently settled in India can also apply.
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India for permanently settling in India before the 1st January 1962 can also apply.

Age Limit

  • NDA-1:The age should be between 2nd July 2000 and 1st July 2003.
  • NDA-2:The age must lie between 2nd January 2001 and 1st July 2004.


  • For Army Wing: Aspirant should have passed/appearing in 10+2 or equivalent exam in any stream with a recognized board can apply.
  • For Air Force and Navy: Applying candidate must have passed/appearing class 12th or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • Minimum Marks: No percentage criteria. Candidates only need to clear the qualifying exam.


  • Only unmarried male candidates can apply.
  • Female aspirants are not eligible to apply.

NDA Application Date

Aspirants need to jot down these given details to stay updated and prepare for the exam accordingly –

Events Dates
Official Notification Release 9th January 2019
Online Application Form Availability 9th January 2019
Last date to fill the form 4th February 2019
Admit Card Announcement
Exam Date 21st April 2019
Result Declaration

NDA 2019: How to Apply?

Applicants can follow the given procedure as told step by step in order to fill the NDA Application Form 2019 –

  • Go to the official website or click on the link provided(As soon as the announcement is made)
  • Click on the relevant link specified for the application form.
  • Click on ‘Click here for Part-I’ link.
  • Read the instructions on the screen and choose ‘Yes/No’ button.
  • Click next to go to the next page to fill your particulars and other information.
  • Click on ‘Reset’ or ‘Continue’ accordingly.
  • Review your details filled in the application form & read the declaration and check on’ I agree’ button.
  • Note down the registration ID for future logins.
  • Now click on ‘Click Here for Part-II registration’ link.
  • Enter the required login credentials and click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • Pay the fee by choosing the medium.
  • Click on ‘Proceed’ to select exam center of your choice.
  • After that upload scanned images of photograph and signature in the format asked.
  • Read the instructions and click on ‘I Agree’ button.
  • Keep a printout of the application form for further future use.

Examination Notification

Apply online here


“A Disclaimer: Applicant should read official notification carefully before apply on last date of application, regarding age limit, academic qualification, Selection Process, pay scale, how to apply “.

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