NDA (1) 2021 notification released for 400 vacancies; apply online before Jan 19

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Dec 30, 2020

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December 30, 2020: The NDA 1 2021 notification has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on December 30, 2020. The commission announced a total of 400 vacancies for the exam. The NDA application form 2021 has also been released with the notification. Interested candidates can apply for the notification and the pay the fee online till January 19, 2021. The last date to pay the fee in offline mode is January 18, 2021. The NDA 1 2021 written exam is scheduled to be conducted on April 18, 2021, across 41 cities.

The NDA 1 2021 notification contains all the relevant details related to the exam. The application fee of NDA 1 2021 is Rs 100. For SC/ST candidates/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs are exempted from paying the fees. Applicants can withdraw their NDA application form 2021 from January 27, 2021, to February 2, 2021.

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NDA 1 2021 - Important Dates

Events Dates
Release of notification December 30, 2020
Application process December 30, 2020, to January 19, 2021
Examination Date April 18, 2021

NDA 1 2021 - Vacancy Details

Academy  Number of vacancies 
NDA  370
Army: 208
Navy: 42
Air Force: 120 (including 28 for ground Duties) 
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)  30
Total  400

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NDA 1 2021 - Eligibility Criteria

Following is the eligibility criteria for NDA 1 2021. Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for the notification.

  • Candidate must have been born not before July 2, 2002, and not after July 1, 2005.
  • For admission to Army Wing of National Defence Academy, the candidate must have passed Class 12/HSC.
  • For admission to Air Force, Navy and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy, the candidate must have passed Class 12/HSC with Physics and Mathematics.

Also Read: NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020

NDA 1 2021 - Selection Process

The NDA selection process consists of two stages: 

  • Written exam 
  • SSB interview 

Candidates who will qualify the written exam shall be called for the SSB Interview. Candidates who will clear all the stages of the NDA 1 exam will be granted admission to Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 147th Course and for the 109th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from January 2, 2022.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.