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 UPSC NDA Recruitment 2021 Apply Online For 400 Posts : 

The National Defense Academy and Naval Academy exam 2 2021 (NDA 2) registration process has been started by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on their official website, e.g.

Eligible and interested candidates can apply online on the UPSC Website –, from 09 June to 29 June 2021. The applications may be revoked online between 06 July 2021 and 12 July 2021 up to 06 :00 p.m.

The UPSC NDA 1 exam scheduled for 05 September 2021 is invited to candidates who successfully submit their application.

UPSC NDA Recruitment Jobs 2021 Overview in Points :

  1. Organization Name: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
  2. No. Of Total Vacancies: 400 Vacancies.
  3. Name Of The Posts: National Defence Academy & Naval Academy.
  4. Job Category: Government Jobs.
  5. Starting Date: 09th June 2021.
  6. Closing Date: 29th June 2021.
  7. Mode of Application: Online.
  8. Job Location: Across India.
  9. Official Site:

Important Dates to Remember for UPSC NDA 2 Recruitment 2021 :

  1. Application Announcement Date : 09th June 2021.
  2. Online Application Start Date : 09th June 2021.
  3. Online Application Last Date : 29th June 2021.
  4. Last Date to Submit Fees :  14th July 2021.
  5. Online Application Withdrawn Date : 06th July 2021 to 12th July 2021.
  6. Admit Card Release Date : August 2021.
  7. Examination Date : September 2021.
  8. UPSCNDA NA 2 Result 2021 Date : To be announced
  9. NDA NA 2 Answer Key 2021 Date : To be announced
  10. UPSC NDA 2 Interview Date : To be announced

UPSC NDA Jobs 2021 Vacancy Details :  

  1. National Defence Academy – 370 Posts  as follows, 208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties)
  2. Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) – 30 Posts.

Eligibility Criteria :

(i). Education Qualification required for Union Public Service Commission Latest Recruitment 2021 :

  1. For Army Wing of National Defence Academy :  12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  2. For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy :12th Class pass with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent 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.

(ii). Age Limit required for NDA Bharti by UPSC 2021 :

Only male candidates who have never been married and have not been born before 2 January 2003 and after 01 January 2006 are eligible.

(iii). Physical requirements :

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2021.

(iv). Nationality :

A citizen of India, or a subject of Nepal, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 to permanently settle 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 to permanently settle in India UPSC NDA 2021 Selection Procedure

UPSC National Defence Academy Recruitment 2021 Selection Process :

A written examination of 900 marks will be conducted in online/ offline mode and questions will be based on objective type. Shortlisted candidates in the written exam will be called for Intelligence and Personality Test of 900 marks conducted by Services Selection Board (SSB) in two stages.

UPSC NDA 2 Syllabus 2021 :

PAPER 1 – Mathematics 


Concept of set, operations on sets, Venn diagrams. De Morgan laws, Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation. Representation of real numbers on a line. Complex numbers—basic properties, modulus, argument, cube roots of unity. Binary system of numbers. Conversion of a number in a decimal system to a binary system and vice-versa. Arithmetic, 19 Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Solution of linear inequalities of two variables by graphs. Permutation and Combination. Binomial theorem and its applications. Logarithms and their applications.


Types of matrices, operations on matrices. Determinant of a matrix, basic properties of determinants. Ad joint and inverse of a square matrix, Applications-Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer’s rule and by Matrix Method.


Angles and their measures in degrees and radians. Trigonometric ratios. Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae. Multiple and Sub-multiple angles. Inverse trigonometric functions. Applications-Height and distance, properties of triangles.


Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system. Distance formula. Equation of a line in various forms. The angle between two lines. Distance of a point from a line. Equation of a circle in standard and general form. Standard forms of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Eccentricity and axis of a conic. Point in a three-dimensional space, the distance between two points. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Equation two points. Direction Cosines and direction ratios. Equation of a plane and a line in various forms. The angle between two lines and the angle between two planes. Equation of a sphere.


Concept of a real-valued function–domain, range and graph of a function. Composite functions, one to one, onto and inverse functions. Notion of limit, Standard limits—examples. Continuity of functions—examples, algebraic operations on continuous functions. Derivative of function at a point, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative—applications. Derivatives of sum, product and quotient of functions, a derivative of a function concerning another function, a derivative of a composite function. Second-order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions. Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima.


Integration as inverse of differentiation, integration by substitution and by parts, standard integrals involving algebraic expressions, trigonometric, exponential and hyperbolic functions. 20 Evaluation of definite integrals—determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves—applications. Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples. General and particular solution of differential equations, solution of the first order and first-degree differential equations of various types—examples. Application in problems of growth and decay.


Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude and direction of a vector. Unit and null vectors, the addition of vectors, scalar multiplication of a vector, scalar product or dot product of two vectors. Vector product or cross product of two vectors. Applications—work done by a force and moment of a force and in geometrical problems.


Classification of data, Frequency distribution, cumulative frequency distribution—examples. Graphical representation—Histogram, Pie Chart, frequency polygon— examples. Measures of Central tendency—Mean, median and mode. Variance and standard deviation—determination and comparison. Correlation and regression. Probability: Random experiment, outcomes and associated sample space, events, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, impossible and certain events. Union and Intersection of events. Complementary, elementary and composite events. Definition of probability—classical and statistical—examples. Elementary theorems on probability—simple problems. Conditional probability, Bayes’ theorem—simple problems. Random variable as function on a sample space. Binomial distribution, examples of random experiments giving rise to Binomial distribution.

PAPER 2 – General Ability Test 

Part ‘A’ — ENGLISH (Maximum Marks – 200) – Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.

Part ‘B’ — GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Maximum Marks – 400) –  There will be questions on the following subjects:


1. Physics –

Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer. The motion of objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy. Effects of Heat, Measurement of Temperature and Heat, change of State and Latent Heat, Modes of transference of Heat. Sound waves and their properties, Simple musical instruments. Rectilinear propagation of Light, Reflection and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Human Eye. Natural and Artificial Magnets, Properties of a Magnet, Earth as a Magnet. Static and Current Electricity.

conductors and Nonconductors, Ohm’s Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current, Measurement of Electrical Power, Primary and Secondary Cells, Use of X-Rays. General Principles in the working of the following: Simple Pendulum, Simple Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightning Conductors, Safety Fuses.

2. Chemistry –

Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination (excluding problems). Properties of Air and Water. Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction. Acids, bases and salts. Carbon—different forms. Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial. The material used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches and GunPowder. Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom, Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

3. General Science –

Difference between the living and nonliving. Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasm and Tissues. Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals. Elementary knowledge of the Human Body and its important organs. Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention. Food—Source of Energy for man. Constituents of food, Balanced Diet. The Solar System—Meteors and Comets, Eclipses. Achievements of Eminent Scientists.

4. History, Freedom Movement etc. –

A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilization. Freedom Movement in India. Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration. Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India. Panchayati Raj, Co-operatives and Community Development. Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State, Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance, Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence. French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution. Impact of Science and Technology on Society. Concept of one World, United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism. Role of India in the present world.

5. Geography –

The Earth, its shape and size. Latitudes and Longitudes, Concept of time. International Date Line. Movements of Earth and their effects. Origin of Earth. Rocks and their classification; Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Ocean Currents and Tides Atmosphere and its composition; Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, Cyclones and Anticyclones; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation; Types of Climate, Major Natural Regions of the World. Regional Geography of India—Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources; location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities. Important Sea ports and main sea, land and air routes of India. Main items of Imports and Exports of India.

6. Current Events –

Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in recent years. Current important world events. Prominent personalities—both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports. 23 NOTE: Out of maximum marks assigned to part ‘B’ of this paper, questions on Sections ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’ and ‘F’ will carry approximately 25%, 15%, 10%, 20%, 20% and 10% weightage respectively.

UPSC NDA Recruitment Exam Centers :

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Prayagaraj (Allahabad), Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Visakhapatnam.

UPSC NDA 2 Intelligence and Personality Test 2021 :

Stage I includes Official Intelligence Rating (OIR) screening* Description testing (PP&DT). Candidates are nominated for OIR Test and PPDT performance combination.

Stage II Interview Companies, Group Testing Officer Tasks and Conference Psychological Testing. The tests are carried out over 4 days. These tests can be found in detail on the website

.Three different evaluators, namely the interviewing officer (IO), the group testing officer(GTO) and the psychologist evaluate a candidate’s personality. For each test, there is no separate weighting.

The marks are assigned by evaluators only when the candidate’s performance in the whole test is taken into account holistically. Furthermore, marks for the Conference are allocated in the three techniques and the Board’s decision based on the candidates’ initial performance. They are all of the same weight. The different IO, GTO and Psych tests are designed to show that the Officer Like Qualities and their training capacity in a candidate is present/absent. Candidates at the SSB are therefore recommended or not recommended.

UPSC NDA 2 Recruitment Exam Pattern 2021 :

Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
Maths (Post Code – 01) 120 300 2 Hours & 30 Minutes
General Ability Test (Post Code – 02) 150 600 2 Hours & 30 Minutes

There will be Negative Marking for wrong answers marked.

Union Public Service Commission National Defence Academy Vacancies 2021 Application Fees :

Rs. 100 for all candidates except SC/ST Candidates.

UPSC NDA 2 Scale Pay :

  • Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training –  Rs 56,100/- p.m. (Starting pay in Level 10).
  1. Lt to Major
  • Lt – Level 10 (56,100 – 1,77,500)
  • Capt. – Level 10 B (61,300-1,93,900)
  • Maj. – Level 11 (69,400 –2,07,200)
  1. Lt. Colonel to Major General
  • Lt Col – Level 12A (1,21,200 –2,12,400)
  • Col – Level 13 (1,30,600-2,15,900)
  • Brig – Level 13A (1,39,600-2,17,600)
  • Maj Gen – Level 14 (1,44,200-2,18,200)
  1. Lt Gen AG Scale
  • Level 15 (1, 82, 200-2,24,100)
  1. HAG + Scale
  • Level 16 (2,05,400 – 2,24,400)
  1. VCOAS/ Army Cdr./ Lt . Gen (NFSG)
  • Level 17 (2,25,000/-) (fixed)
  1. COAS
  • Level 18 (2,50,000/-) (fixed)

Military Service Pay (MSP) to the officers from the rank of Lt. to Brig. :   Rs 15,500 p.m. fixed

  1. Flying Allowance : The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying allowance at Rs 25,000/- p.m.

How to Apply online for NDA Recruitment by UPSC NDA NA 2 Bharti 2021?

To apply for UPSC NDA NA 2 Bharti 2021 through the online mode, candidates have to visit the official application here:  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  :

FAQ1: What is the full form of UPSC?

Answer: UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission.

 FAQ2: What is the last date to apply for UPSC NDA 2 Recruitment 2021?

Answer: The last date to apply for UPSC NDA 2 Recruitment 2021 is 29th June 2021.

FAQ3: How many vacancies have been released for UPSC Recruitment 2021?

Answer: A total of 400 vacancies have been released for UPSC Recruitment 2021.


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