NDA 1 2023 Last Date Extended – Apply Online till 12 Jan, Exam Date, Notification

Union Public Service Commission conducts the NDA/NA exam twice a year. The NDA exam is conducted to select candidates after 10+2. They are provided training to become commissioned officers in the Indian Armed Forces. It is a national-level exam conducted in offline mode. NDA 1 2023 Notification with the syllabus and exam pattern has been released on the official website of the UPSC at upsc.gov.in.

Interested and eligible candidates can fill out the online NDA application forms by visiting the official website. The NDA exam comprises three stages and those who clear all the stages are only given admission to the National Defense Academy or the Naval Academy.

NDA 1 2023 Last Date Extended

UPSC has released a short notice informing candidates that the last date to apply online for the NDA exam has been extended till 12th January 2023. Find the direct link to apply online in the article below.

NDA 1 2023 Notification

The NDA 1 2023 Official Notification has been released on 21st December 2022. NDA 1 2023 Notification contains all the important details about the NDA exam. The information in the official notification contains the online application form filling dates, application fees, eligibility criteria, syllabus, and exam pattern. Click on the button below to download the NDA Notification 2023 which has been released on the official website of the UPSC.

NDA 1 2023 – Overview

The UPSC NDA 1 2023 Notification has the following notable points. The candidates can read the article below for further information.

Particulars Details
Exam Name National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy (NA) Examination
Conduct by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)
Exam Level National Level exam
Exam Frequency Twice a year
Selection Process
  • Written Exam
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 2.5 Hour Paper –I (Mathematics)

2.5 Hour Paper-II (GAT- General Ability Test)

Negative marking 0.83 marks on Paper – I and 1.33 marks on Paper-II
Per Question Marks 2 Marks in Paper – I

4 Marks on Paper-II

Gender Both Males and females
Application Fees Rs. 100/-
Age Limit 16.5 to 19.5 years
Official Website @upsc.nic.in

NDA 1 2023 – Important Dates

The table below contains the NDA 1 2023 Tentative exam date and other important dates.

Events NDA Exam Date 2023 (Tentative)
NDA 1 2023 Notification 21st December 2022
NDA 1 2023 Application Form 21st December 2022 to 10th January 2023
NDA 1 2023 Exam Date April 2023
NDA 1 2023 Answer Key April/May 2023
NDA 1 2023 Result of written exam May/June 2023
NDA 1 2023 Final Result December 2023

NDA 1 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria in terms of nationality, educational qualification, and age limit provided in the article below:


The candidates have the following eligibility in terms of nationality.

(i) a citizen of India, or
(ii) a subject of Nepal, or
(iii) 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 with the intention of permanently settling in

Age Limit

The candidates must be between 16.5 to 19.5 years of age to appear for the NDA 1 2023 examination. Only unmarried male/female candidates born not earlier than 02nd July 2004 and not later than 1st July 2007 are eligible.

Marital Status

All the males and females willing to apply for the NDA 1 2023 must be unmarried to appear for the NDA 1 2023 exam.

Educational Qualification

The table below contains the minimum educational qualification for the NDA 1 2023:

Wing Educational Qualification
Air Force Wing 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.
Naval Wing 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.
Army Wing 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University

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NDA/NA 1 2023 Online Application Link

Candidates willing to apply online for NDA/NA 2023 can bookmark this page to get notified whenever the NDA 2023 online application form is released officially. We will update the direct application online link here.

The apply online link for NDA 1 2023 has been activated on the official website of the UPSC @upsc.gov.in. The online Applications can be withdrawn from 18.01.2023 to
24.01.2023 till 6:00 PM.

How to Apply Online for the NDA exam?

The candidates can follow the steps below to apply online for the NDA exam:

  • Visit the UPSC official website @upsc.gov.in.
  • On the top right-hand side of the web page, there are two links namely: “PART-I Registration” and “PART-II Registration”.
  • Click on Part – 1 Registration then follow the steps below:
  • As you click on the link for “Part-1 Registration”, a new webpage will appear on the screen. Here, Important Instructions to fill Online Application Form is given.
  • Read the instructions carefully and click on the ‘Yes’ button available at the bottom of the screen.
  • Clicking on the ‘Yes’ button takes you to the application form.
  • Part-1 registration is divided broadly into four pages. Fill them all and click on the Submit button
  • Then fill in the choice for the examination centre
  • Upload the necessary documents
  • Then Pay the required application fee if applicable.

Application Fees

The application fee is Rs. 100/- for Male (General and OBC) candidates. The fee is exempted for female candidates / SC / ST/ sons of JCO / ORS / NCO.

Also Check: NDA Foundation Coaching

NDA Selection Process

The NDA selection process consists of three major stages. They are as follows:

  • Written Test,
  • SSB interview, and
  • Medical Test.

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NDA 1 2023 Exam pattern

Although, the NDA 1 2023 Exam Pattern is provided below:

  • NDA is conducted through offline mode.
  • The duration of the examination will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • All the questions in the question paper will be of multiple choice type.
  • The entire examination of NDA will be 180 marks.
  • 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
  • The NDA exam is conducted in both Hindi and English. (Except for the English part)
  • The exam will consist of two papers: Mathematics and General Ability Test.
Written exam Subject maximum marks Number of questions Period
Question paper 1 Mathematics 300 120 2:30 Hours
Question paper 2 General Ability Test (GAT) 600 150 2:30 Hours
Total 900 270 5:00 Hours

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NDA 2023 Exam Centres

Therefore, every year NDA exam is conducted at different centres in various cities in the country. There are more than 70 cities where the NDA exam is conducted. The candidates are given the option to select their preferred cities while filling out the online application form.

Hence, the NDA exam centres are allotted on a first come first serve basis. That means the candidates are given the exam centres as per the availability of the centres. The list of NDA exam cities is given below.

Agartala Ghaziabad Panaji (Goa)
Agra Gorakhpur Patna
Ajmer Gurgaon Port Blair
Ahmedabad Gwalior Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Aizawl Hyderabad Puducherry
Aligarh Imphal Pune
Almora (Uttarakhand) Indore Raipur
Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) Itanagar Rajkot
Aurangabad Jabalpur Ranchi
Bengaluru Jaipur Sambalpur
Bareilly Jammu Shillong
Bhopal Jodhpur Shimla
Bilaspur Jorhat Siliguri
Chandigarh Kochi Srinagar
Chennai Kohima Srinagar (Uttarakhand)
Coimbatore Kolkata Thane
Cuttack Kozhikode (Calicut) Thiruvananthapuram
Dehradun Leh Tiruchirapalli
Delhi Lucknow Tirupati
Dharwad Ludhiana Udaipur
Dispur Madurai Varanasi
Faridabad Mumbai Vellore
Gangtok Mysore Vijayawada
Gaya Nagpur Vishakhapatnam
Gautam Buddh Nagar Navi Mumbai Warangal

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Best NDA Coaching in Allahabad

Now let us discuss some of the reasons why MKC is the Best NDA coaching in Allahabad.

They also prepare students for the CDS, MNS, AFCAT, TES Army Entry, and 10+2 B.Tech Navy Entry. Hence, some of the features that make MKC the best are as follows:

MKC Offline Classroom Course Unique Features:

  • “Trend Analysis” based unique “Teaching Plan” 
  • Most experienced faculty of MKC, 
  • Doubt Counter facility 
  • Spoken English Classes, 
  • Physical Training Sessions at Malviya Stadium,
  • Best Study Material by MKC Publication 
  • Weekly and Monthly Testing System 
  • Special Current Affairs Sessions 
  • Sunday Extra Classes 
  • Best SSB Interview guidance by Retired Officers 
  • Fully Equipped GTO Ground 
  • Huge Computer Lab 
  • Comfortable Hostel & Mess for Nutritious food 
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