Union Public Service Commission is looking to recuit 395 candidates through NDA Exam 2023. Check the Registration Date, Exam Date, Eligibility and Other details.
UPSC NDA 2023 Recruitment Notification: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) published the notification for the candidates who are interested to join the defence through the National Defence Academy & Naval Academy (I) Exam 2023. UPSC NDA Application Form is now available on the official website i.e. upsc.nic.in. Female and Male candidates have to apply for UPSC NDA Exam 2023 much before 10 January 2023 on upsconline.nic.in. The candidates can also withdraw their application between 18 January and 24 January 2023.
This year the commission has notified a total of 395 vacancies under the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy. It is to be noted that, only males are eligible for Naval Academy.
UPSC NDA 1 Exam for all the candidates will be held on 16 April 2023. Candidates who clear the exam will get admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 151st Course, and for the 113th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). The course will commence from 02 Jan 2024.
UPSC NDA 2023 Vacancy
|Academy||Force||Number of Vacancies|
|National Defence Academy||Army||208 (including 10 for female candidates)|
|Navy||42 (including 03 for female candidates)|
|Air Force||Flying – 92 (including 02 for female candidates)Ground Duties (Tech) – 18 (including 02 for female candidates)Ground Duties (Non Tech) – 10 (including 02 for female candidates)|
|Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)||25 for Male oNly|
UPSC NDA 2023 Important Dates
|UPSC NDA Events||Important Dates|
|UPSC NDA 2023 Notification Date||21 Dec 2022|
|Starting Date of UPSC NDA 2023 Online Application||21 Dec 2022|
|Last Date of UPSC NDA 2023 Online Application||10 Jan 2022 till 6 PM|
|UPSC NDA 2023 Application Withdrawn Dates||18 Jan to 24 Jan|
|UPSC NDA Exam Date 2023||16 April 2023|
|UPSC NDA Admit Card Date 2023||March 2023|
How to Apply for UPSC NDA Exam 2023 ?
- Go to UPSC Online website upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register
himself/herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website
- After registration, he/she has to login (by Email ID/ Mobile Number/ OTR ID) to verify the already registered OTR application.
- Go to the Latest Notification tab in the OTR application.
- Apply for desirable Examination.
- Fill the details
- Upload the documents
- Pay Application Fee
UPSC NDA 2023 Application Fee:
UPSC NDA 2023 Eligibility Criteria
- For Army Wing of National Defence Academy – The candidates should be 12th passed candidates of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
- For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy – Students should 12th passed with Physics and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
UPSC NDA 2023 Age Limit:
Only unmarried male/female candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 2004 and not later than 1st July, 2007 are eligible
UPSC NDA 2023 Selection Method
There will be two rounds. Candidates who apply for the exam will be called for the following:
- Written Exam – 900 Marks
- SSB Interview – 900 Marks
UPSC NDA Exam 2023
The first round of the selection is written exam. The candidates can check the details related to the exam in the table below:
|Maths||300||2 hours and 30 min|
|General Ability Test||600||2 hours and 30 min|
UPSC NDA Interview 2023
Those who clear the written exam will be called for SSB Interview,The SSB procedure consists of two stages – stage I and stage II.
Stage I – Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests which includes Picture Perception/Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on a combination of performance in the OIR Test and PP&DT.
Stage 2 – Comprises of Interviews, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website joinindianarmy.nic.in.
UPSC NDA Admit Card 2023
The admit cards will be uploaded three weeks before the exam. The candidates are required to download the admit cards from the website of the commission.
UPSC NDA Result 2023
The commission will release a selection list. The selection list consists of roll numbers/name of successful candidates.