UPSC NDA & NA (1) 2022 Notification, Online Form Apply at

UPSC NDA registration 2022 : UPSC NDA NA 1 2022 Notification (Out) – Vacancy, Eligibility, Exam Pattern and Selection Process. Download UPSC NDA & NA (1) 2022 Notification PDF, UPSC NDA 1 Recruitment 2021 Online Form Apply at


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on announced the National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination 2020 notification on its official website. Candidates will now be able to register and apply for NDA I examination 2022. Last date for Submission of applications is January 28, 2020 till 06:00 pm. All Candidates who are willing to apply online application then download official notification and read all eligibility criteria and Selection process carefully. We will provide short information about UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2020 like Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Application Fee, Selection process and more.

Name of Organisation NDA
Official Website
Name of Exam National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination
Conducting Body UPSC
Selection Process Written Test and SSB Interview
Job Category Defence Jobs, Central Government Jobs
Exam Level National
Exam Purpose For admission to National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC)

NDA Vacancy Details

National Defence Academy 370 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties)
Naval Academy 48
Total 418

Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification
Department Qualification
National Defence Academy (NDA) The candidate must be 12th Class passed in the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) The candidate must be 12th Class passed in the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics from a recognized Board.
Age Limit
  • Gender: Only males are eligible to apply.
  • Age: Applying candidate’s age must be between 16.5 – 19.5 years. He must be born between July 2, 2001 and July 1, 2004 for NDA I. For NDA II, he must be born between 2nd January 2002 and 1st January 2005.
  • Marital Status: Applying candidate must be unmarried. Candidates cannot marry until completing their training.

Application Fee

Candidates (excepting SC/ST candidates/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs specified in Note 2 below who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of ₹ 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/MasterCard/Rupay Credit/Debit Card.

Selection Process

On the basis of Written Exam/ Personality Test.

NDA Exam Scheme & Syllabus

NDA Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Offline
Number of papers GAT and Mathematics
Duration of test GAT – 2 ½ hours

Mathematics – 2 ½ hours

Exam time GAT – 10 am to 12.30 pm

Mathematics – 2 pm to 4.30 pm

Number of questions GAT – 150

Mathematics – 120

Language of question paper English and Hindi
Total marks GAT – 600

Mathematics – 300

NDA Exam Papers and Marks

The structure of NDA exam pattern for written exam is given below.

Code Papers Subject Maximum marks Duration
1 Paper 1 Mathematics 300 2 ½
2 Paper 2 GAT 600 2 ½
Total 900 5 hours
Marking Scheme for NDA written exam
Sections Marks for correct answer Marks for incorrect answer
GAT 4 1.33
Mathematics 2.5 0.83

How to Apply

UPSC NDA 2022, Naval Academy Examination (I): Steps to apply online
Step 1: Candidates needs to visit the official website i.e.

Step 2: In the ‘what’s new’ section, click on the examination link

Step 3: Read the instructions carefully and continue filling up the NDA 1 application form

Step 4: The pdf file of the NDA 1 registration form will appear on the screen

Step 5: Proceed to fill NDA application form part 2.

Step 6: Pay the fee, upload signature and passport size photo

Step 7: Submit the application form and download it for future reference

Important Dates

Official Announcement Date 2022
Start Date for Online Submission of Application 2022
Closing/Last Date for Registration of Online Application 2022
The online Applications can be withdrawn between 2022
Dates to Download Admit Card 2022
Written exam 2022
Declaration of written result 2022
SSB Interview 2022
Final result 2022

Important Links

Official Notification Hindi | English
Apply Online Click Here
Part II Registration Click Here
Re Print Application Form Click Here
Official website Click Here

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