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NDA Admit Card 2018

Updated On - January 20th 2018 by SAKSHI JAIN

NDA Admit Card 2018 will be issued online on the official website of UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). The first session of NDA 2018 will be conducted on April 22, 2018. Those who fill NDA (1) Application Form 2018 completely can obtain the admit card in the first week of April 2018.

To obtain NDA Admit Card 2018, visit and enter either Registration Id/ Roll Number and Date of Birth. The admit card will be displayed on the screen, check all the details carefully and take multiple printed copies of it.

If any discrepancy is found, it must be immediately reported to conducting authority (UPSC) and necessary assistance must be sought. Admit card is compulsory for entry into examination center. The exam will be conducted in 41 cities.

NDA is conducted twice a year in the month of April and September respectively. NDA Admit Card 2018 for second session will be out in fourth week of August 2018.

NDA 2018 Dates

NDA Admit Card 2018 can be downloaded from the official website- For NDA (I), admit card will be released in the first week of April 2018 i.e. a week or two before the exam, whereas, for NDA (II) it is expected to released in fourth week of August 2018. Dates for important activities surrounding NDA Admit Card 2018 are shown in the table below:

EventNDA 1NDA 2
NDA application form online releaseJanuary 15, 2018First week of June 2018
NDA application form submission deadlineFebruary 5, 2018Fourth week of June 2018
Release of NDA Admit Card on the websiteSecond week of April 2018Fourth week of August 2018

How to Download NDA Admit Card 2018

NDA Admit Card 2018 will be issued online on the official website. Admit card is an important document which must be carried by candidates to the exam center and must be preserved till the end of admission procedure.

The steps to download NDA Admit Card 2018 are:

  1. Visit the official website- www.
  2. Click on ‘NDA (I) 2018 Admit Card’ link. (In case of NDA (II) examination, click on ‘NDA (II) 2018 Admit Card’ link.
  3. Use, either your Registration ID (RID) or Roll number to have access to the admit card.
  4. You will be redirected to another page where you can view your NDA Admit Card 2018.
  5. Check all the details present on NDA Admit Card 2018 and take good quality print outs thereafter.

Details on NDA Admit Card 2018

Details present on NDA Admit Card 2018 can be categorized into personal details and exam and exam center details.

The following personal details are present in the NDA Admit Card 2018:

Personal Details

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Roll Number
  • Candidate’s Father’s name
  • Photograph and Signature (as uploaded during application)

Exam and Exam Center Details

  • Date and Time of exam
  • Venue of exam
  • Complete address of Examination Center

There are a few general instructions given on NDA 2018 Admit Card which will guide candidates, especially on the day of examination.

Documents Required on Exam Day

Candidates are required to carry few supporting documents, including the essential NDA Admit Card for the purpose of verification. Also, it is advisable to reach the examination centre at least 30 minutes before commencement of examination.

Candidates are required to have following documents at examination centre:

  • NDA Admit Card 2018
  • Valid Photo Identification Proof such as, Passport, Driving License, Voter ID, Aadhar card, College/School ID card
  • Passport size photographs

Note: Candidates need to carry a black ball point pen for marking the responses in answer sheet.

Discrepancy in NDA Admit Card 2018

If candidates forget their Registration ID (RID), used for downloading admit card, the same can be retrieved by clicking on the link ‘Forgot RID?’ and follow the given instructions.  providing the details such as Candidate’s name, Father’s name, Mother’s name and Date of birth.

If there is a problem with downloading the Admit Card, aspirants are advised to clear cache memory of the browser, refresh and try again.

Immediately after the download and print of the NDA Admit Card 2018, candidates must verify all the information printed on the Admit Card thoroughly.

In case there is a mismatch of information or if there is any discrepancy of any sort, candidates must immediately report the discrepancy to the conducting authority, which in this case is the UPSC.

While reporting the issue, it is mandatory for candidates to provide the following details:

  1. Name and year of the Examination
  2. Registration ID (RID)
  3. Roll number
  4. Name of the candidate
  5. Full postal address

Candidates who have not received their admit cards and have received no communication in this regard are directed to contact the Facilitation Counter in the commission’s office.  

The phone numbers are: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543

The conducting authority, UPSC, can be reached in one of the following ways:

Websites: ,


Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi - 110069
Email ID:  usna-upsc@nic .in

NDA 2018 Examination Centers

NDA entrance examination is conducted in 41 centers across the nation. Aspirants can select a maximum of three preferences as examination cities at the time of applying. NDA Examination center is allotted to candidates based on their preferences as well as availability of the center. Depending on the number of candidates from a particular location, NDA examination centers maybe added or removed.

The list of examination cities has been given below for the convenience of the candidates:

S.NOExamination CityS.NOExamination City
10.Cuttack31.Port Blair


Ques 1: How will I get my NDA admit card?

Ans. NDA admit card will be issued to you three weeks before the examination (tentatively). Admit card will not be sent via post, candidates have to download the admit card from the website.

Ques 2. I have forgotten my registration ID. How can I get my admit card?

Ans. You can recover your registration ID by entering the particulars like mother’s name, father’s name and date of birth.

Ques 3. How can the mistakes be corrected in the NDA admit card?

Ans. You have to mail your registration ID along with incorrect details and their corrections at

Ques 4. Do I need to carry the NDA admit card at the time of interview also?

Ans. Although it is not necessary to carry the NDA admit card along with you during the interview but you can carry it to be on the safer side.

Ques 5. Will I get any notification about the release of NDA admit card?

Ans. No, you have to stay updated with the official exam website.

Ques 6. When will I receive my NDA Admit Card 2018?

Ans. You can start checking the official website three weeks before the examination.

Ques 7. What should I do if there is no photograph printed on my NDA Admit Card 2018?

Ans. Carry 2 passport size photographs along with your ID proofs at the examination center.

Ques 8. Which browser is the best to download NDA Admit Card 2018?

Ans. You can download the admit card from the latest version of any browser, preferably Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Ques 9. I am not able to download my NDA Admit Card 2018. What should I do?

Ans. Try downloading the NDA admit card from a different browser. Even then also if you are not able to download it, mail your query at

Ques 10. What are the timings to contact for queries regarding NDA Admit Card 2018?

Ans. You can call in between 10 AM to 5 PM on working days.

Ques 11. What all details will be mentioned on my NDA admit card?

Ans. NDA admit card will have the following details:

  • Name of candidate
  • Parent’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Date of Examination
  • Details of Exam Center
  • Time of Examination


Ques 12. What if I forget to bring my NDA admit card to the exam center?

Ans. You will not be allowed to give the examination.

Ques 13. Along with NDA admit card, what other documents should be carried to the exam center?

Ans. Carry your ID proofs along with your admit card to the examination center.

Ques 14. Will I get my NDA admit card if I will not upload my photograph and signature?

Ans. No, you will not get your NDA admit card if you will not upload the required documents.

Ques 15. Do I need to inform anyone that I have got NDA admit card?

Ans. No, you just need to carry your admit card to the examination center at the time of examination.

Ques 16. Do I need to attest my NDA admit card from any gazetted officer?

Ans. No, it is not required.

Ques 17. What are the steps to download NDA admit card?

Ans. Follow the subsequent steps to download NDA admit card: 1. Visit the official website i.e. 2. Search the link related to NDA admit card and click on the link 3. Fill in the particulars and download your admit card 4. Take a print out of your admit card

Ques 18. I haven’t received my NDA admit card yet.

Ans. Even if you have not received your admit card before one week of examination, contact at 011–23385271/011–23381125/011–23098543.

Ques 19. What are the particulars required if I need to report any discrepancy about my NDA admit card?

Ans. You have to mail the following particulars:

  • Name and year of the examination.
  • Registration ID (RID).
  • Roll Number (if received).
  • Name of candidate (in full and in block letters)
  • Postal Address as given in the application


Ques 20. I have lost my NDA admit card. Can I get a one?

Ans. No, under any circumstances, UPSC will not issue any duplicate admit card.

Ques 21. Print out of NDA admit card should be colored?

Ans. Not necessarily, black and white print out can also serve the purpose.

Ques 22. I have got my NDA admit card but now I want to drop this year. Will my attempt be counted?

Ans. No, your attempt won’t be taken into consideration until you attend the examination.

Ques 23. I have lost my NDA admit card and I have to go for SSB interview in the next month. What should I do?

Ans. It is not mandatory to carry the admit card at the time of interview. It will be sufficient if you remember your UPSC roll number. Don’t forget to carry your SSB Call letter and the valid ID proofs to the center.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




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