Young enthusiasts are willing to selflessly serve the nation sit for the NDA entrance examination each year to get selected for one of the three wings of the dignified armed forces of the National Defense Academy i.e. the army, the navy, and the air force wings. Our  Classrooms or Online NDA coaching in Delhi is a well-known educational academy that is known primarily for delivering quality teachings and consistently maintaining a high-student success rate. The persistence and efforts put in by our highly experienced and qualified faculty members have made our coaching institute for the NDA exam rank in the list of top NDA exam preparation institutes in Delhi.

The NDA entrance examination is conducted two times a year by the UPSC board to select suitable candidates for one of the three armed forces wings. NDA is the country’s first tri-service academy, where candidates belonging to the army, navy, and the air force are trained together before they are ordered to leave for their respective postings.

NDA Exam Date 2022:

The official UPSC NDA 2022 dates been announced now. Here students can check the official dates of the NDA exam:

Event NDA I 2022 NDA II 2022 
Notification 22 December 2021 18 May 2022
Online Application 22 December  2021 18 May 2022
Last Date of Application 11 January 2022 7 June 2022
Admit Card 14 March 2022 August 2022
Exam Date 10 April 2022 4 September 2022
Result June 2022 November 2022
SSB Interview To be notified To be notified

(NDA 2022-23 Session)

Event NDA I 2023 NDA II 2023
Notification 21 December 2022 17 May 2023
Online Application 21 December 2022 17 May 2023
Last Date of Application 10 January 2023 6 June 2023
Admit Card Updated Soon Updated Soon
Exam Date 16 April 2023 3 September 2023
Result Updated Soon Updated Soon
SSB Interview To be notified To be notified

NDA Exam Pattern:

The NDA written test is an offline objective based examination that comprises two sections i.e. Mathematics (300 marks) and General Ability (600 marks). There is a negative marking of 0.33 for every incorrect answer, so candidates must only attempt the questions they are sure of. We offer both a regular course and a crash course to meet the different learning needs of various students and help them secure flying colors in the NDA examination.

Selection Procedure:

To get selected for your applied position, you need to score the minimum required marks in the written examination as declared by the concerned authority. After clearing the written examination, you will have to clear the interview that will be conducted by the SSB. We offer the best classroom and online coaching classes of NDA exam wherein we prepare our students for both the written and the interview part.

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  • Timely syllabus completion is followed by a series of evaluation tests and much more.

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NDA Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates who will appear in the NDA examination should check the exam pattern for better preparations. The detailed NDA 2022 exam pattern is mentioned below:

  • Type of Questions: There will be objective type questions asked in the examination.
  • Pattern: The question paper will be asked in the OMR pattern.
  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in the pen and paper-based mode.
  • Answering Mode: Candidates will use a black ball pen to mark their answers. Do not use Ink pen or pencil.
  • Duration: Two and half hours will be given for each code, i.e. Code 1 (mathematics) and Code 2 (general ability test).
  • Language: The medium of the exam will be set bilingually in English as well as Hindi.
  • Negative Marking: 33 % of marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Subjects Maximum Marks Duration
Mathematics 300 2 ½ hours
GAT (Section 1- English) 200
GAT (Section 2- General Knowledge) 400 2 ½ hours
Total Marks 900
SSB Interview 900
Grand Total 1800

Age Limits, Gender & Marital Status:

  • Age Limit: For NDA (1) 2022: The candidates possessing age between 2nd July 2003 to 1st July 2006 are eligible for the examination. If born before 2nd July 2003 and after 1st July 2006 then not eligible for NDA (1) 2022 exam.
    For NDA (2) 2021: Those who have ages between 2nd January 2003 to 1st January 2006 are permitted to write the exam. If the candidate bears the age before 2nd January 2004 and after 1st January 2007, they are not allowed to appear the exam.
  • Gender: Only males are eligible to apply.
  • Marital Status: Only unmarried male candidates are eligible for the NDA examination.

NDA Educational Qualification:

1- For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th class pass of the 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent examination conducted by a state education board or a university

2- For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 cadet entry scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th class pass of the 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a state education board or a university


1. How many times can a candidate appear in the NDA examination?

An upper age limit requirement for the NDA is 19 years, so that the person willing to submit the NDA will appear until the age to 19 years. There is no limit on the number of requests.

2. How many times NDA examination is held in a year?

This is a national level review, which is conducted twice a year, i.e. NDA 1 or NDA 2, usually in the months of April or September. The NDA examination is undertaken by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

3. How many wings are there under NDA?

There is 3 wings underneath the NDA. They are the Indian Air Force, an Indian Navy and the Indian Army. The three-wing cadets entering the NDA during the 10 + 2 test are educated under the academy of three years.

4. How can I get admission in NDA?

Applicants must appear for NDA & NA Entry exam performed twice a year by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Applicants are made on the basis of qualifications prepared on the basis of an advice of the SSB & the Medical Committees.

5. Does 12th marks matter in NDA?

NDA test does not allow some kind of Percentage points in the 12th Standard. Thus, all applicants who have passed the 12th Board were qualified.

6. What is NDA course?

NDA stands for the National Defense Academy. It is a major joint services educational facility that creates permanent commissioned officers for all the Indian Army

7. What book is the right one for NDA?

Great NDA Books of Mathematics

NCERT Maths Class 11 or Class 12 books

Explorer NDA And NA through Arihant Publishers

Science for NDA & NA from RS Aggarwal

8. What is the minimum salary of NDA officer?

During the period of training, candidates get a stipend or salary of Rs. 21,000 per month. In-hand salaries of NDA Officers after training: Basic salary Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 p.m. grade pay Rs.

9. Is phone allowed in NDA?

No, you are not permitted to use cell phones throughout NDA preparation, as the rules don’t allow cell phones to be held with a cadet.

10. How long is NDA training?

According to the plan, the naval trainees must fulfill the B for three year, engineering course of support training at a NDA.


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