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
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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.
|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|
|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|
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
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.
All the males and females willing to apply for the NDA 1 2023 must be unmarried to appear for the NDA 1 2023 exam.
The table below contains the minimum educational qualification for the NDA 1 2023:
|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|
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.
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.
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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|
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.
|Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh)||Itanagar||Rajkot|
|Gautam Buddh Nagar||Navi Mumbai||Warangal|
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