NDA Application Form 2019: Apply online at nda.nic.in

Candidates can apply online for NDA 1 till February 4 (6:00 p.m.) online at upsconline.nic.in. The application form can be filled in two parts – Part I and II. The application process began on January 9. 

  • The application fees was INR 100 for general and OBC category while SC, ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. The application fee can be paid both online and offline.
  • In Part I of NDA application form, candidates have to fill basic information. In Part II, candidates have to pay the application fees, select the examination centre, upload photograph and signature and agree to the declaration. 

Direct Link to Apply for NDA

NDA 2019 Application Dates

EventNDA (1) NDA (2)Reference Links
Notification publishedJanuary 09, 2019August 07, 2019Official Notification to Apply for NDA 
Application form started fromJanuary 09, 2019August 07, 2019NDA  Application ends on July 2, 2019
Last date for filling the application formFebruary 04, 2019September 03, 2019Check NDA Photo & Sign Dimensions 
Admit Card AnnouncedMarch 27, 20191 or 2 weeks before the examDownload NDA Admit Card from upsconline.nic.in
Exam dateApril 21, 2019November 17, 2019Exam will be conducted in offline mode
Result AnnouncementJune 2019October 2019Check NDA Result 2019 at upsconline.nic.in

How to Fill NDA Application Form 2019?

Candidates can check below the steps to fill UPSC NDA 2019 application form.

NDA Registration – Part 1

  1. Click on the link provided above on this page.
  2. Click on ‘Part I Registration’. The image is given below:

The part 1 registration is divided into four pages.

Page 1: Candidate’s Details: Candidates have to enter the following details

  • Name – Candidates need to enter their name in NDA application form 2019 as recorded in the matriculation/secondary examination certificate. Applicants should not prefix such as Mr. or Ms. etc.
  • Gender – Select gender male or female from the dropdown menu.
  • Date of Birth – The date of birth should be entered in DD/MM/YYYY format as recorded in matriculation/secondary examination certificate.
  • Father’s and Mother’s Name – Do not use any prefix such as Shri or Dr. etc.
  • Nationality – Select nationality from the drop down menu.
  • Marital Status – Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to fill NDA 2019 application form
  • Community – Select category SC/ST/OBC/General from the drop down menu.
  • Fee Remission – Fee exemption is admissible for SC, ST sons of JCOs/NCOs/Ors
  • Educational Qualification –  Applicants need to select their educational qualification – if passed Class 12/HSC or appearing for the same.
  • Address and Email ID – Candidates should enter their address carefully as all communications regarding the examination will be sent to the same. Along with the address, candidates have to enter their contact number and email ID.

Page 2: Choosing branch preference

  • Applicants in this page have to choose the preferences of the Indian Army, Air Force, and Navy.
  • Candidates have to mark the preferences in numbers from 1 to 4.
  • Mark ‘0’ in which candidates do not want to give their preference.
  • Those who are from Sanik/Military School or Son of JCO/NCO/Other Rank Officer have to enter details.
  • Click on ‘Continue’ to move to the next page of the NDA application form 2019.

Page 3: Verify the details

  • Candidates in this part have to verify the details entered in NDA 2019 application form.
  • Applicants should note that no change will be entertained after final submission.
  • Select I agree/I do not agree

Page 4: Registration ID Generation

  • Candidates will be able to view their registration ID along with other details like name, father’s name, DOB, email id, etc.
  • An email regarding the registration details will be sent to candidate’s registered email address.
  • Candidates have to print their pay-in-slip in this part to pay the application fees through offline.
  • Print application form by clicking on ‘Print Application Part-I’ tab.
  • Click Part II registration button to pay NDA application fees, select NDA Exam Centres 2019, upload photograph and signature and agree to declaration.

NDA Registration 2019 – Part 2

The part 2 of NDA application form 2019 comprises three stages.

  • Fee payment
  • Selection of examination center
  • Uploading of photograph and Signature

Fee Payment – Candidates can pay NDA 2019 application form fees both online and offline. The fee for general and OBC category is INR 100. SC, ST, Sons of JCOs, NCOs, ORs are exempted from fee payment.

Mode of payment – Applicants can pay their fees in any branch of SBI by cash or through net banking, Visa/MasterCard/Rupay Credit/Debit Card. Those paying the fees by cash should print the system generated pay-in-slip during Part II registration and deposit the fee.

Selection of examination centre – The lists of examination centres are prescribed by UPSC. Candidates have to select the centres for written examination from the given lists of exam cities. Allotment of centres will be done on the first-apply-allot basis, therefore, candidates are advised to apply early.

Uploading of photograph and Signature – The scanned photograph and signature should be in the .jpg format. The file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for a photograph while it is 1 KB for the signature.

At the bottom of the application page, candidates have to agree to the declaration and submit the form. Registration ID will be generated. To view application, candidates have to click the link ‘View/Print’.

What Documents to Preserve after Final Submission?

  1. Printout of application form
  2. Fee payment proof
  3. Identical photographs

How to Edit details in NDA 2019 Application Form?

  • Candidates can make correction in the data entered in the NDA application form within the dates prescribed by the commission.
  • ‘Update’ button is provided at the bottom of application form to move back and make correction in the information entered by the candidates.
  • They are advised to check the data carefully as no edit or change in the information will be allowed after final submission.

NDA 2019 – Key Features

  • The applicants submitted their form through online mode is not needed to send any document/certificate to the UPSC.
  • The message of final submission of the application form will be received by the candidates via e-mail.
  • “View/Print Application” link is available on the home page for viewing the submitted application form.


Ques. Can a girl apply for NDA 2019?

Ques. What is the selection procedure of NDA?

Ques. What is the maximum limit of attempts to give NDA Examination?

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of filling NDA Application form?

Ques – What is NDA Exam?

Ques – What are the minimum eligibility criteria to join NDA

Ques – When can I apply for NDA Exam?

Ques – How to fill NDA 2019 Application Form?

Ques – Will it create an issue if I fill up two forms for NDA Exam?

Ques – Does the authority need to be informed after filling up two forms?

Ques – Can I fill another form if I made mistake in filling up one form?

Ques – Is uploading picture/signature/thumb impression compulsory?

Ques – Is it important to resize the photo and signature?

Ques – How can I resize my photo?

Ques – What is the application fee of NDA Examination?

Ques – How can I remit the application fee?

Ques – How many seats are available as per NDA exam?

Ques – Is there a fees exemption for backward category students?

Ques – How can I select examination centers for NDA Exam?

Ques – What is the required dimension for photo?

Ques – What is the required dimension for signature?

Ques – Do I have to send the hard copy of the application form?

Ques – Is it necessary to take a print out of the submitted application form?

Ques – Can a married person apply for NDA?

Ques – What is meant by ‘fictitious payment’?

Ques – Is registration number important to remember?