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UPSC NDA 2 2021

UPSC NDA 2 2021 Notification: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification for the NDA 2 exam on 09th June 2021 @upsc.gov.in. The UPSC NDA II Exam will be conducted for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 148th Course, and for the 110th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd July 2022. According to the notification, the online application process will be active from 09th June 2021 to 29th June 2021. The candidates can check the education qualification, exam pattern, syllabus and other details in the article before applying for UPSC NDA II 2021. Bookmark this page to get notified of every latest update for UPSC NDA Exam.

UPSC NDA 2 2021: Overview

OrganisationUnion Public Service Commission, UPSC
Conducting BodyNational Defence Academy (NDA 2)
Frequency Of ExamTwice in a Year
Job CategoryDefence jobs
Application ModeOnline
Notification 09th June 2021 
Online Registration09th June 2021
Last Date to Apply29th June 2021
EligibilityUnmarried Male
Selection ProcessWritten Examination & Personality Test
Official Website@upsc.gov.in

UPSC NDA 2 2021 Important Dates

UPSC NDA 2 Notification was released on the official website on 09th June 2021 and the online registration will be active from 09th to 29th June 2021. Check important dates from the below table.

UPSC NDA 2 2021 EventsDates
UPSC NDA 2 Notification Date09th June 2021
Starting Date for UPSC NDA 2 2021 Application Form09th June 2021
Last date for UPSC NDA 2 Registration29th June 2021
Withdrawal of application06th July to 12th July 2021
UPSC NDA 2 Admit CardAugust 2021
UPSC NDA 2 Exam Date05th September 2021
UPSC NDA NA 2 Result 2021 DateTo Be Notified Soon
UPSC NDA NA 2 Answer Key 2021 DateTo Be Notified Soon
UPSC NDA 2 Interview DateTo Be Notified Soon
Date for 148th Course for the NDA & 110th Course for the NAFrom 02nd July 2022

UPSC NDA 2 Notification 2021

The detailed advertisement for UPSC NDA 2 Exam has been released on 09th June 2021 on its official website @upsc.gov.in against Advt No. 10/2021-NDA-II. The commission has released the notification for the recruitment of 400 vacancies for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) which will be recruited through the NDA/ NA 2 exam.

UPSC NDA 2 2021 Vacancies

As per the notification released, a total of 400 vacancies has been announced to be recruited for FY 2021-22, out of which 370 vacancies are for National Defence Academy and 30 for Naval Academy.

AcademyVacancies
National Defence Academy370 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy, 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties)
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)30
Total400

UPSC NDA 2 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must be unmarried and fulfil all the eligibility criteria set by UPSC for NDA  Exam. The Eligibility Criteria includes the following:

Nationality

The Unmarried Male Candidate must be:

  • a Citizen of India, or
  • a Subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Education Qualification

For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: The candidate must be 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University

For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: The candidate must be12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

Age Limit

Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd January 2003 and not later than 1st January 2006 are eligible (however the final dates will be released along with the notification. The DOB accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Secondary School Examination or an equivalent examination certificates.

Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy. A candidate who has resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of the Armed Forces is not eligible to apply. They should be able to fulfill the following criteria:

(a) Running: 2.4 km in 15 minutes
(b) Skipping
(c) Pushups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each
(d) Chin-ups: Minimum 08
(e) Rope Climbing: 3.4 meters

Height requirements

For Ground Duty Branch

The minimum height for entry into ground duty branches- 157.5 cm.

Minimum acceptable height for Gorkhas and individuals belonging to North Eastern regions of India and hilly regions of Uttarakhand- (152.5 cm).

In the case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cm- (155.5 cm)

For Flying Branch

Height RequirementsMinimumMaximum
(i) Sitting height81.5 cm96.0 cm
(ii) Leg Length99.0 cm120.0 cm
(iii) Thigh LengthMaximum- 64.0 cm

 

UPSC NDA 2 2021: Selection Process

UPSC NDA is an attractive opportunity for the youth of the country who wish to join defence jobs. NDA 2 2021 will be conducted in two stages:

  • Written examination
  • Intelligence & Personality Test (SSB)

A candidate who successfully clears both these tests and makes it to the merit list generated by UPSC with the cumulative score of the Written Exam and the SSB will be considered for final selection.

Nationality

The Unmarried Male Candidate must be:

  • a Citizen of India, or
  • a Subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Education Qualification

For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: The candidate must be 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University

For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: The candidate must be12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

Age Limit

Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd January 2003 and not later than 1st January 2006 are eligible (however the final dates will be released along with the notification. The DOB accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Secondary School Examination or an equivalent examination certificates.

Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy. A candidate who has resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of the Armed Forces is not eligible to apply. They should be able to fulfill the following criteria:

(a) Running: 2.4 km in 15 minutes
(b) Skipping
(c) Pushups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each
(d) Chin-ups: Minimum 08
(e) Rope Climbing: 3.4 meters

Height requirements

For Ground Duty Branch

The minimum height for entry into ground duty branches- 157.5 cm.

Minimum acceptable height for Gorkhas and individuals belonging to North Eastern regions of India and hilly regions of Uttarakhand- (152.5 cm).

In the case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cm- (155.5 cm)

For Flying Branch

Height RequirementsMinimumMaximum
(i) Sitting height81.5 cm96.0 cm
(ii) Leg Length99.0 cm120.0 cm
(iii) Thigh LengthMaximum- 64.0 cm

UPSC NDA 2 2021: Selection Process

UPSC NDA is an attractive opportunity for the youth of the country who wish to join defence jobs. NDA 2 2021 will be conducted in two stages:

  • Written examination
  • Intelligence & Personality Test (SSB)

A candidate who successfully clears both these tests and makes it to the merit list generated by UPSC with the cumulative score of the Written Exam and the SSB will be considered for final selection.

UPSC NDA 2 Exam Pattern 2021

For preparing for NDA 2 exam, the candidate must be familiar with the exam pattern followed by UPSC. Complete details for the NDA 2021 exam pattern has been depicted here:

  • The exam will be held through offline mode
  • There will be Multiple Choice Questions (bilingual language)
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.83 marks for Maths, 1.33 for English, and 1.33 marks for GK
CodeSubjectMax. MarksDuration
1Mathematics3002.5 hours
2General Ability Test6002.5 hours
Total9005 hours

UPSC NDA 2 Syllabus 2021

UPSC NDA 2 Syllabus will consist of two subjects: Mathematics and General Ability. Check the topics covered for both the subject below and start preparing accordingly for the upcoming UPSC NDA Exam.

Mathematics

AlgebraMatrices & DeterminantsTrigonometry
Differential CalculusAnalytical Geometry 2D & 3DIntegral Calculus
Differential EquationsVector AlgebraProbability

General Ability Test

PhysicsChemistryGeneral Science
HistoryGeographyCurrent Affairs

Steps to Apply Online for UPSC NDA 2 2021

  1. Click the direct link to open the apply online link directly or go to the official website of UPSC @upsc.gov.in.
  2. As the link opens, if you are already registered, then log in with the credentials, otherwise clicks the part 1 registration and read the instructions.
  3. Click on “I agree” to proceed with the form submission.
  4. Now, fill in the identity credentials, education qualification, and address.
  5. Click Continue and submit Part 1 Registration.
  6. Part 2 registration comprises of logging in the registration ID and DOB.
  7. Fill in all the important details like the selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document and Declaration.
  8. Press “I agree” button after he finds that information supplied by him is in order and no correction is required.
  9. Pay the required application fee if applicable.
  10. Take the Print out of the final form.

UPSC NDA 2 Application Fee

  • The NDA Online Form Fee is Rs 100/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST candidates/ Sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs are exempted from payment of the fee.

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