NDA Exam 2022 Dates – UPSC NDA & NA (I) & (II) Registration, Eligibility

NDA Exam

NDA 2 Application form 2022 will be published by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 18-05-2022. Interested Candidates can apply till 14-06-2022.

NDA Exam 2022 Dates has been out for posts under National Defence Academy & Naval Academy! UPSC NDA NA (I) & (II) Registration Link will be active as per the scheduled dates. NDA & NA 2 Exam 2022 is scheduled to be held on 04-09-2022.


UPSC NDA 2 Exam 2022 Summary:

Exam NameNational Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA & NA-I)
OrganisationUnion Public Service Commission
Exam levelNational
Total vacanciesTo be notified
Exam Date04-09-2022 (Sunday)
Frequency of examTwice a year
Exam stagesWritten Test and SSB Interview
Exam modeOffline
Exam durationFive hours (Mathematics: 2 ½ hours, General Ability Test (GAT): 2 ½ hours)
Exam patternGAT: 150 Objective type questions

Mathematics: 120 Objective type questions

EligibilityUnmarried Boys & Girls
Language of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Official websitewww.upsc.gov.in

NDA 2022 Exam Dates:

EventsDates 2022 (Announced)
Release of Notification22-12-202118-05-2022
Availability of Application Form22-12-202118-05-2022
Last date to apply11-01-202214-06-2022
Availability of Admit card14-03-2022August 2022
NDA 2022 Exam10-04-202204-09-2022
Declaration of ResultJune 2022November 2022

Part-I Registration (भाग- I पंजीकरण): Press Here

Part-II Registration (भाग- II पंजीकरण): Press Here

NDA Exam 

NDA 2022 Eligibility Criteria

NDA 2022 Nationality:

Candidate must be unmarried male and must be:

  • A citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • 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 India.

NDA 1 Qualification:

For Army Wing:

Job seekers who have passed their 10+2 or equivalent exam organized by the State Education Board or a University in any discipline are eligible for NDA Vacancies or filling NDA Exam Form 2022.

For Air Force and Naval of NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at Indian Naval Academy:

Contenders passed 12th or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics subjects.

Physical Standards:

  • Candidates have to be physically fit as per the physical standards notified by the officials.
  • Candidate who has resigned/withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces will not be eligible to apply.

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UPSC Official WebsiteLink

NDA Age Limit

Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd January, 2001 and not later than 1st January, 2004 are eligible.

NDA Application Fee

  • To regsiter for NDA Exam, it is must to pay  application fee is Rs. 100/-.
  • SC/ST candidates, Sons of JCOs, NCOs & Ors are exempted from the payment of application fee.
  • Candidates have to pay the application fee through debit/credit card and SBI net banking.
  • NDA 2022 Online Form fee payment can also be done through challan of SBI bank.

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NDA 2022 Selection Process

  • Candidates who will shortlisted after qualifying the written test have to go through the SSB interview round.
  • The NDA SSB interview will comprise of two stages, i.e. stage 1 and stage 2.
  • In stage 1, candidates will have to clear the OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) and PP & DT (Picture Perception & Description Test).
  • Candidates will be selected for stage 2 on the basis of candidate’s performance in the OIR and PP & DT tests.
  • Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference will be conducted in the second stage.
  • SSB interview round will be conducted over four to five days.
  • After being recommended at the SSB, candidates will have to go through the medical examination round for NDA 2022 Exam Notification.

NDA 2022 Exam Pattern

There will be objective type questions asked in the examination. The question paper will be asked in the OMR pattern. The exam will be conducted in pen and paper based mode. Candidates will use black ball pen to mark their answers. Do not use Ink pen or pencil.

Two and half hours will be given for each code, i.e. Code 1 (mathematics) and Code 2 (general ability test). The medium of the exam will be set bilingually in English as well as Hindi. 0.33 % marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

SubjectsMaximum MarksDuration
Mathematics3002 ½ hours
GAT (Section 1- English)2002 ½ hours
GAT (Section 2- General Knowledge)400
Total Marks900
SSB Interview900
Grand Total1800

Documents Required for the NDA 2 2022 Application Form

Candidate makes ensure that they attach all the documents while filling the NDA 2 application form 2022 which are given below:

  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 10+2 Marksheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Passport size photograph
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Nationality certificate
  • Address proof
  • Caste certificate
  • Aadhar card
  • Email ID
  • Phone number

NDA II Exam Centres

JorhatGarwhal (Srinagar)
BhopalGautam Budh Nagar
Navi MumbaiShillong
Panaji (Goa)Shimla
Port BlairSrinagar
Prayagraj (Allahabad)Thane

How to Fill NDA 2022 Online Application Form?

  • Log on to official website that is www.upsconline.nic.in for NDA 2022 Application Form.
  • Select “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC”.
  • Hit “Press Here” link for NDA 2022 Online Registration Form Part I.

Part-I Registration:

  • In Part-I Registration, You have to press “Yes” for every instruction for NDA 2022 Apply Online.
  • Then, you are required to fill the personal details, qualification and address details.
  • Now, hit on the “Continue” button for NDA 2022 Online Registration.
  • After completing NDA Online Application Form, candidates need to select the branch preference and hit on “Continue” button.
  • Now, NDA Registration number will be generated on your computer screen.

Part-II Registration:

  • Now, you have to press on the “Part-II Registration” link from the main page.
  • Enter your registration ID and DOB and hit on “Submit” button.
  • After that, candidates need to hit on “Payment” option and make payment of application fee through visa, master, debit card or net banking or through the cash payment in SBI branch.
  • Now, go through the “Center Selection” link and select the suitable exam center.
  • Again hit on “Submit” button
  • Upload your scanned photo, signature, documents and certificates and press “Continue” button.
  • Now, you have to press “Agreeing to Declaration” option.
  • At the end, complete your NDA Exam Registration by pressing “Proceed” button.
  • And, don’t forget to take printout of NDA Online Form for future usage.

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NDA 2022 Syllabus:

Contenders who are going to appear in NDA –I Exam must require NDA Exam 2022 Syllabus for Preparation.

  • NDA Exam Syllabus contains: the mathematics section will contain topics like Trigonometry, Differential Calculus, Algebra, Integral Calculus & Differential equations,
  • Statistics, Probability, Vector Algebra, etc and the General Ability section is divided into two parts, i.e. English and General Knowledge.

NDA II 2022 Admit Card:

  • Union Public Service Commission will release NDA Exam Admit Card through online mode on its official web portal that is www.upsc.gov.in
  • Interested job seekers can easily download the NDA 2022 Admit Card by submitting the details RID, Date of Birth or Roll Number & other details in dialog boxes.

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Physical Standards to Attempt for NDA:

Height & Weight Standards:

  • The minimum height measurement is 157 cms for the Navy and Indian Army and 162.5 cms for the Air Force.
  • For Gorkhas and candidates belonging to the hills of North-Eastern areas of India, Garhwal, and Kumaon may have a minimum height 5 cm less than the standard.
  • The candidates residing in Lakshadweep may have a minimum height can be reduced by 2 cms from the Standard height.

Height/Weight Standards for Army/Air Force:

Height (cms)Weight in Kgs
16-17 years age17-18 years age18-19 years age(without wearing shoes)

Height/Weight Standards for Navy:

Height (cms)Weight in Kgs
16 years age18 years age20 years ageWithout Shoes

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: How many times NDA exam can be given?

Answer: NDA Exam is conducted twice a year. You should be between 16.5–19.5 and must clear your 12th class examination by the time of joining as listed in NDA II Notification 2022.

Question: What are the marks required to clear NDA Exam?

Answer: As per previous trends, the Cut off marks for NDA exam GA test is 30%. General ability test consist of 600 marks in which candidates need to score minimum 180 marks to clear the NDA exam and for Maths anything above 120 marks should be ok.

Question: Can Girls apply for NDA Exam?

Answer: No, NDA is only open for male candidates.

Question: Can a student pursuing plus 12 with PCB subjects sit for NDA Exams?

Answer: Yes, you may appear for NDA Exam. No restrictions on the subjects in 12th. But to clear the exam, you need to appear for Maths (11th and 12th Standard).

Question: Which documents I have to upload in the application form?

Answer: Candidates have to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature as per NDA II Exam Notification.

Question: What happens if a candidate submits multiple online applications?

Answer: In this case, the last successfully submitted application will be considered. All previous application will be ignored.

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NDA 2 Application Form Last Date 2022:

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will invite NDA II Application Form 2022 from 18-05-2022. Those who wish to serve nation has registered online by filling NDA 2 Exam Form 2022 till 14-06-2022.

UPSC NDA NA II Exam Date 2022:

UPSC NDA NA II Exam Date 2022 or NDA 2 Exam Date is 04-09-2022 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 149th Course, and for the 111th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC).

NDA 2022 Details:

NDA Exam  is a national level entrance test conducted to recruit candidates in the Army, Navy and Air Force. This exam is conducted two times in a year, i.e. NDA I and NDA II.

It is a two tier examination, after qualifying the written test candidates will also have to clear the SSB interview round.

Ending Note:

Here we have provided details for NDA Exam 2022 including notification, application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria & others. Keep connected with us for receiving more updates about score card.

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One Response to "NDA Exam 2022 Dates – UPSC NDA & NA (I) & (II) Registration, Eligibility"

  1. sameer

    Can we apply NDA during 12th class?

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