NDA 2023 Exam Form – National Defense Academy (NDA) is a national-level entrance examination for the armed forces of India. The NDA exam is conducted twice every year by the Union public service commission (UPSC).
After clearing the entrance examination, candidates are then moved to Service Selection Board (SSB) interview round. After clearing the interview round, they are enrolled in training academies of the Indian Military, Indian Navy, and Air force.
NDA 2023 Form, Date, and Fees
NDA exam is conducted twice a year. One in the month of April and another in September. For the 2023 NDA(I) exam, the forms will be out in the month of December 2022 and the exams will be conducted in April 2023.
Kindly visit UPSC’s official website – https://www.upsc.gov.in/ for more updates regarding the previous year’s question paper, cut-off, etc.
The exam will be conducted in 2 languages – Hindi and English. The questions are asked from Mathematics and General Ability.
NDA2023 Apply Online
To fill out the form, the candidates need to visit the official website: https://www.upsc.gov.in/. Then go to the Active examination tab on the website. Select the NDAexam and click on Part -I registration. Complete Part – I registration then move to Part – II. After final submission, you will receive a text and mail of successful submission of the form.
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The application fees for the general and OBC candidates are Rs. 100 while the fees are exempted for women, SC, and ST candidates.
As per the previous record, there were a total of 400 vacancies for the NDA(I) 2022. Out of 400 vacancies, 208 vacancies were for the Indian Army, 42 were for the Indian Navy, and 120 were for the Indian Air Force. The remaining 30 vacancies were for Indian Naval Academy.
Check the table for more details:
NDA 2023 Schedule
|Events||NDA I||NDA II|
|Release of notification||December 2022||June 2023|
|Application form release date||3rd week of December 2022||1st week of June 2023|
|Last date to apply||2nd week of January 2023||last week of June 2023|
|Last date to pay the application fee by cash||3rd week of January 2023||–|
|Withdraw of application||1st week of February 2023||–|
|Admit card release date||3rd week of March 2023||August 2023|
|NDA 2023 exam date||2nd week of April 2023||5th September 2023|
|Result declaration||May 2023||November 2023|
|SSB Interview||July to September 2023|
NDA2023 Eligibility Criteria
- For candidates applying for the NDAexam, the eligibility criteria are:
- The candidate must have passed 10th and 12th from a recognized board.
- For candidates applying for Air Force and Naval Wings- The candidate must have cleared 10th and 12th from a recognized board with mathematics and physics as compulsory subjects.
- Candidates whose 12th results are awaited are also eligible to appear for NDAexam.
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NDA 2023 FAQs
Question: What is the application fee for SC/ST candidates?
Ans. SC/ST candidates are not required to pay any application fee.
Question: When will the NDA1 notification be released?
Ans. NDA 1 notification has been already released in December 2020.
Question: What educational qualification required for NDA?
Ans. Candidates must have passed 10th and 12th from a recognized board in order to apply for NDA.