Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released NDA (I) 2022 notification on December 22, 2021, to fill up a total of 400 vacancies. The application form has been released along with the notification. Both male and female candidates can apply for the exam till January 11, 2022. NDA I 2022 written exam will be conducted on April 10, 2022.
NDA (II) 2022 notification will be released on May 18. NDA (II) application form 2022 will be available from May 18 to June 14, 2022. NDA (II) 2022 written exam will be conducted on September 4, 2022.
|NDA (1) Notification 2022 Events
|NDA (1) Notification 2022 Dates
|Release of NDA 1 notification
|Release of application form
|Last date to apply
|NDA (2) Notification 2022 Events
|NDA (2) Notification 2022 Dates
|Release of notification
|18-May-2022 to 14-Jun-2022
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :
Only unmarried male/female candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 2003 and not later than 1st July, 2006 are eligible.
NDA Exam 2022 NDA 1 Summary
To have an overview of the UPSC NDA 1 Exam, the candidates must refer to the below summary table including all important details for the exam. Now eligible girls can also apply for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination.
|UPSC NDA Exam 2022
|National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA & NA-I)
|Union Public Service Commission
|10th April 2022 (Sunday)
|Frequency of exam
|Twice a year
|Written Test and SSB Interview
|Five hours (Mathematics: 2 ½ hours, General Ability Test (GAT): 2 ½ hours)
|GAT: 150 Objective type questions Mathematics: 120 Objective type questions
|Unmarried Boys & Girls
|Language of Exam
|English and Hindi
UPSC NDA I Exam Dates 2022
The UPSC NDA I Online Written Examination has been scheduled for 10th April 2022 (Sunday) as mentioned in UPSC Calendar 2022. Check the important dates for NDA-I & NDA-II 2022 from the below table and mark them on your calendar so you do not miss out on the exam dates.
NDA I 2022 Vacancy Details
As per NDA I 2022 Notification, a total of 400 vacancies will be recruited for National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) out of which 370 belong to NDA and the remaining 30 for NA. Check the below table for detailed vacancy distribution for NDA- I 2022.
|NDA- I 2022 Vacancy
|Naval Defence Academy
|300 (Army- 208, Navy- 42, Air Force- 120)
|Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
Steps to Apply for UPSC NDA I 2022
Visit the official website of www.upsc.gov.in and click on “Apply Online”. The candidates have to complete their application form in two stages: Part I & Part II which has been detailed below:
NDA Application Form Part I
The part I registration is classified into 4 steps:
Step-I The candidate must begin with the registration process and submit all the details correctly in the application form.
Step-II The next step is to choose the preferred branch you want to join in the Defence Army.
Step-III Enter your email id and phone number and verify the details.
Step-IV The last step to complete the registrtaion process is the generation of Registration ID.
NDA Application Form Part II
Step-I Pay the application fee for UPSC NDA I Exam as applicable.
Step-II Select the preferred city where you want your exam centre to be allotted.
Step-III Upload your photograph, signature, and photo-identity proof. The file should not exceed 300 kb and must be less than 20 kb
Step-IV Agree to the declaration and submit your application form for UPSC NDA Exam. Download a copy of the application form for future reference.
UPSC NDA 2022 Selection Process
UPSC NDA is the examination process that is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission to provide the opportunity to the youth of the country who wish to join defence jobs. The selection for defence jobs through NDA 1 Exam 2022 will be conducted in two stages:
Intelligence & Personality Test (SSB)
A candidate who qualifies in a written examination will be called for a personality test which will be conducted to check the intelligence and personality. The candidates have to clear both stages to get their names on the merit list. The merit list/final result will be generated by UPSC with the cumulative score of the Written Exam and the SSB will be considered for final selection.
NDA 2022 Exam Pattern
The candidates who are preparing for NDA I Exam 2022, must be familiar with the exam pattern that is followed by UPSC. We have discussed the details for NDA 2022 exam pattern below:
1. The exam will be conducted in an offline mode
2. The questions will be in Multiple Choice Questions
3. The questions will be asked in bilingual language (English & Hindi)
4. There will be a negative marking of 0.83 marks for Maths, 1.33 for English, and 1.33 marks for GK