NDA (1) 2019 Calendar: Important Dates, Events, Schedule & Updates

Hi readers! Any NDA aspirants out there? This guide will be of help to all you defence aspirants out there! Here, you will find important dates related to NDA 2019 examination.

NDA 1 Calendar

NDA stands for National Defence Academy entrance exam. It is a competitive examination conducted by the UPSC. The UPSC conducts this examination to select deserving candidates, who will undergo training at the reputed NDA, Khadakwasla, Pune.

NDA trains cadets belonging to each wing of the Indian Armed Forces – the Army, Navy and Air Force! 10+2 passed students are eligible to appear for this examination.

If a student wants to join the Indian Army, Indian Navy or IAF as an Office right after 12th, he must appear for NDA examination! This examination is conducted twice each year by UPSC.

Since it is conducted twice an year, these exams are labeled as –

  1. NDA 1
  2. NDA 2

How’s this post of help to me, you may ask! Here, you will find the official calendar associated with this competitive examination!

In this post, you will find NDA 1 calendar. In short, you will find all the important dates, schedule and the flow of events associated with NDA 1 examination!

For more details about the eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern etc, you may check out this guide – NDA 2019 (All Details).

In order to prepare for any competitive examination, you must have certain details about the exam. Details such as syllabus, exam pattern, schedule, application process are very useful to applicants!

Schedule associated with an examination holds much importance. Schedule will help you identify key events and dates associated with these events! This, in turn, will help you apply for the exam in a timely manner!

Come, let us check out the calendar associated with NDA 1 examination. Here it is –

NDA 1: Official Calendar

What is a calendar (associated with an exam), you may ask. A calendar shows all the important dates associated with a particular entrance exam. In this case, we will deal with NDA 1 examination!

There are few important events associated with any competitive examination. They are –

  • Issuing of Official notification
  • Starting date of application process
  • Last date of application process
  • Last date to make corrections
  • Date of issuing admit cards for download
  • Date of examination
  • Date when answer key is released
  • Result announcement date

These are some of the key events associated with an entrance examination! If you know about these events and dates associated with them, you may apply and appear for an exam without any hiccups or obstacle!

It all starts with the publication of official notification. UPSC published the notification on its website, relevant publications and employment magazines. The notification is usually published by all leading dailies in India.

The notification consists of all the details about NDA 1 examination such as – eligibility, important dates, application process etc.

A candidate must apply for the exam within the stipulated amount of time! Failing this, he won’t be able to take part in the exam!

On the specified date, UPSC will issue admit cards to candidates. Each candidate must download and print his admit card for future use! Admit card must be carried while one is going to appear for NDA written examination.

A few days after the examination, answer key will be made available on relevant portals. Candidates may use the answer key to tally their marks.

Come, let us check out the date associated with each event. Here it is –

NDA 1 Calendar, Dates & Events

Event Date
Publication of Official Notification 9th January, 2019
Online Application Process (Starts) 9th January, 2019
Online Application Process (Ends) 4th February, 2019
Last Date to Make Corrections
Admit Card Released On 1 week before the examination
Date of Examination 21 April, 2019
Answer Key Issued on Few days after the exam
Result Declaration May, 2019

The above mentioned dates are tentative. It may be changed under unavoidable circumstances!

After result declaration, successful candidates will be called to take part in SSB Interview process. Check out this guide for NDA 2 calendar.

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