NDA 2021 Application Form (Released), Registration – Apply Here

NDA 2021 Application FormNDA I 2022 Application Form has been released on 22nd December 2021. National Defence Academy (NDA) Entrance exam is organized by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The examination is organized twice – NDA I & NDA II. It is a national level exam conducted in various cities across India. Through NDA, candidates get admission in Defence in Army, Air Force and Navy. Candidates must go through following details such as application form, fee payment, eligibility norms & much more regarding NDA Application Form 2021. 

NDA 2022 Application Form – Released

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NDA II 2021 Application Form Last date is till 29th June 2021 for second session exam. Click here to apply online.

Here we are providing complete details regarding NDA 2021 Application Form:

  • NDA 2021 Application Form has been made available via online mode.
  • Candidates are able to apply for NDA twice in a year.
  • For NDA I 2021, candidates was able to fill the application form from 30th December 2020 till 19th January 2021.
  • For NDA II, application form has been made available from 9th June to 29th June 2021.
  • Application form has been released on 24th September 2021 to 8th October 2021 for women candidates.
  • Candidates must ensure their eligibility before filling the NDA 2021 application form.
  • Only single application form will be accepted, so candidates must avoid filling multiple forms.
  • While filling application form, candidates must not forget to upload passport size photograph & signature with prescribed format & size.
  • There is no need to send any application to UPSC through any offline medium.
  • Once application form will be filled, candidates must not forget to take printout of filled in application form for further use.

Details Required while filling NDA Application Form:

  • Qualification details
  • Educational certificates
  • Any one photo ID proof- Aadhar card, pan card, photo ID card, driving license, or any other photo ID card which must be issued by central/ state government.
  • Scanned image of photograph & signature

Application Fee:

  • Candidates are able to submit NDA 2021 application fee through both online or offline medium.
  • Through online mode, candidates are able to use credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • E- challan method of SBI bank can be used through offline medium.
  • NDA 2021 application fee is of Rs.100/-.
  • SC/ ST/ Sons of ORs, NCOs and JROs, category candidates are exempted from the fee.
  • There will be no application fee for women candidates.
Check Here – How to Fill NDA 2021 Application Form

NDA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through following eligibility norms before applying for NDA 2021:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Indian national, a subject of Bhutan or a subject of Nepal category candidates are eligible for NDA 2021 OR
  • A Tibetan refugee who came India (before 1st January 1962) with intention of permanently settling in India OR
  • Indian origin person who migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East African, Burma countries of Uganda, Kenya, the united public of Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Vietnam or Ethiopia and Malawi with Intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Marital Status: Candidates must be unmarried to be eligible for NDA 2021.
  • Gender: Male & female both candidates will be eligible to apply for the NDA 2021 examination.
  • Age Limit: Candidate’s age must be between 16.5 to 19.5 years to be eligible for NDA 2021 examination.
    • NDA I- Applying candidates must be born between 2nd July 2002 to 1st July 2005.
    • NDA II- Applying candidates must be born between 2nd January 2003 to 1st January 2006.

Education Qualification:

  • For Army Wing or National Defence Academy: Candidates must qualify 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board or university to be eligible for examination.
  • For Air force & Naval wings of NDA & for 10+2 cadet entry scheme at the Indian Naval Academy : Applying candidates must qualify 12th with Physics & Mathematics as their compulsory subject to be eligible for examination.
  • Physical fitness: Candidates must be physically fit as per the norms laid down by officials.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam will be also eligible to apply for NDA.

NDA 2021 Application Dates

Candidates must check following table for NDA application dates:


Notification releases9th June 2021
Availability of application form9th June 2021
Last date to submit application form29th June 2021
Withdraw of application6th july to 12th july 2021
Application for women candidates24th September to 8th October 2021
NDA II exam14th November 2021

NDA I 2021:

EventsDates 2021
Notification releases30th December 2020
Availability of application form30th December 2020
Last date to submit application through offline mode18th January 2021
Last date to submit application form and online fee19th January 2021
Withdraw of application27th January to 2nd February 2021
NDA I exam18th April 2021

Important Instructions For Withdrawal of application form:

  • Students are suggested go through all the official instructions before filling the request for withdrawal of application form.
  • Candidates are advised to provide details of registered application form with the completed & submitted registration ID. There will be no provision for withdrawing of incomplete application form.
  • Candidates must make sure that their registered ID & number would be available before making the request for withdrawal. Request will be accepted only after providing the OTP sent on the registered ID & no. OTP will be valid for 30 minutes, therefore if OTP will not be received within 10 minutes, resend option will be also eligible.
  • UPSC have no provision for refund of application fee submitted by the candidates even after successfully withdrawn of application. Therefore, the fee will be non-refundable.
  • Once the final withdrawn of online application request will be accepted, candidates must print the authenticated receipt. Once withdrawn will get accepted, it will not be revived in future.
  • In case candidates filled more than one application form, the higher registration ID with latest form will be considered for withdrawal. However all earlier forms will lead to rejection & candidates will be informed through SMS or mail.
  • After successful completion of withdrawal of application, an auto generated mail & SMS will be sent to candidate. In case, candidate did not submitted request for withdrawn of application, candidates will be allow to contact UPSC on email ID at [email protected].
  • Candidates are advised do not share OTP received on registered mail ID/ no. with any one.

How to Apply For NDA 2021

Candidates must follow following steps while filling NDA application form:

  • Visit official website (Link is provided above)
  • Candidates must follow Part I & part II registration.
  • Part I consist of details like personal & qualification details such as name of candidate, Aadhar number, marital status, gender, preference of branch etc.
  • Part II consist of details like exam centre choice, images & signature uploading and application fee payment.
  • Photograph & signature’s must be in JPG format with size between 20 KB to 300 KB.
  • After filling both parts, re-check & verify the given details.
  • After that go through declaration & tick on the “I Agree” option.
  • Now a confirmation page will appear on your computer screen
  • Take printout of the confirmation page for future use.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form for NDA II it has been started from 9th June 2021.

Answer: You are able to apply for NDA 2021 via online mode.

Answer: No, the application fee is non-refundable in any case.

Answer: Yes, you must have to fill separate application form for both sessions.

Answer: Yes, you are able to submit application fee through offline medium via E-challan method.

Answer: No, only male category candidates are eligible for NDA examination.

Through the above NDA 2021 application form article, candidates can check all details such as application form, its mode, fee payment mode, fee details & much more. We have also mentioned step by step procedure for how to fill the application form for candidates to avoid any kind of rejection in the submission. Authority will accept form only of eligible candidates so candidates must also check the mentioned eligibility norms to check whether they are eligible or not.

If you have any other queries regarding NDA 2021 Application Form, you can ask us by leaving your query in the comment box below.

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  1. Pls sir am trying to apply for the 2020 NDA but I can’t I don’t know why or pls is there any other websites I can use

  2. Sir my D.O.B. is 2 july 2005,so according to age criteria i am eligible for NDA II exam but i will be in 11th class when i will suppose to give exam so whether i am eligible for NDA II eligibility criteria according to educational qualification?

  3. मेरा जन्म दिनाक 26/02/2005 h kya mai 2021 mai hone bale nda exam mai form apply kr sakta hu kya please help me

  4. Sir my date of birth is May 4th 2002 and my age is 18 so can i apply NDA exam in 2021 because the age eligibility of candidate is 16.5 to 19.5,if possible please let me know.
    Thank you

  5. No you are not eligible. Candidates must be born between 2nd January 2003 to 1st January 2006 to be eligible for NDA II- 2021..

  6. I am born on 9 may 2002 will I be able to give nda 1 2021 exam . Please ans in yes or no . According to eligibility criteria candidate age should be 16 .5 yrs to 19.5 yrs but the nda 1 2021 criteria shows candidate should be born from 2 July 2002 to 1 July 2005

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