NDA 2 2023 Result (Out): The Union Public Service Commission announced the NDA NA 1 final result at upsc.gov.in. As per the NDA NA 1 Result 2023, a total of 628 candidates were selected.
After 15 days from the date of the final results, UPSC will publish the marks of the shortlisted applicants on the official website, upsc.gov.in.
The UPSC also released the NDA-2 2023 result on its official website. The NDA NA 2 result was released on September 26, 2023. The UPSC NDA 2 written exam was conducted on September 3, 2023.
Those who passed the written exam must register for the SSB interview round within 15 days of the written exam results being released. The SSB interview date and venue will be released soon by the UPSC.
The NDA 2 2023 examination is scheduled to be held on September 3, 2023. UPSC released the official notification for the NDA 2 2023 examination today, May 17, 2023, on its official website. As per the notification, a total of 395 vacancies will be filled through this recruitment drive.
NDA Exam 2023 Latest Updates
|26-October-2023||NDA NA 1 Final Result Out (Click Here)|
|26-September-2023||NDA NA II 2023 Written Exam Result Out|
|11-August-2023||NDA NA II 2023 Admit Card Out|
|17-May-2023||NDA NA II 2023 Notification Out|
|21-Dec-2022||NDA NA I 2023 Notification Released|
UPSC NDA 2 2023 Notification
Candidates interested in applying for the UPSC NDA 2 2023 examination must go through the notification pdf issued by the commission on its official website. By clicking on the direct link provided below, you can download the NDA NA II 2023 notification PDF.
The notification includes all the essential details, such as vacancy, eligibility criteria, exam dates, syllabus, selection process, etc.
About the NDA 2023 Exam
The Union Public Service Commission also known as UPSC conducts the National Defence Academy (NDA) examination twice a year. Owing to being conducted in two different sessions in different months of the same year, the first session is called NDA 1 and the second session is called NDA 2.
Both male and female candidates are eligible to take this exam. The candidates are selected through written tests and SSB interviews.
The shortlisted candidates are trained under well-known Defence training Academies such as the Indian Naval Academy, the Indian Military Academy, and the Indian Air Force Academy. The officers who are trained under these training academies serve the nation at their best.
NDA 2023 Exam Highlights
Aspiring candidates who wish to apply for this exam must check the UPSC NDA 2023 Exam Highlights in the table below. This will provide an overview of the exam to the candidates.
|Exam Name||NDA (National Defence Academy) Examination|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Exam Frequency||Yearly (Twice)|
|Exam Stages||Offline Written Exam|
Interview Rounds are conducted by SSB (Service Selection Board).
|Application Fees||Rs. 100|
|Exam Duration||2.30 hours/Section|
|Mode of Language||English and Hindi|
NDA 2 2023 Exam Date
As per the schedule, the NDA 2 Exam date is September 3, 2023. The NDA 2 admit card was out on August 18, 2023, while the result of the written examination will be declared in the month of October 2023.
|NDA II 2023 Notification Date||17/May/2023|
|Last Date to Apply||06/June/2023|
|NDA II 2023 Exam Date||03/September/2023|
|NDA II 2023 Result Date||26/September/2023|
NDA 2 2023 Vacancies
As per the UPSC NDA 2 2023 official notification, there are a total of 395 vacancies for male and female candidates. We have classified the number of vacancies for the Army, Air Force, and Navy in the table below.
Out of 395 NDA vacancies, a total of 208 are for the Army, 42 are for the Navy, 92 are for the Air Force, and 25 are for the Naval Academy.
|Defence Wings||Number of Vacancies|
Female Candidates: 10
Female Candidates: 12
|Air Force||(i) Flying: A total of 92 vacancies out of which 02 are for female candidates|
(ii) Ground Duties (Tech): A total of 18 vacancies out of which 02 are for female candidates
(iii) Ground Duties (Non-Technical: A total of 10 vacancies out of which 02 are for female candidates.
|Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)||A total of 25 vacancies out of which 07 are for female candidates|
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NDA 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates are advised to understand the detailed UPSC NDA 2023 Eligibility criteria before applying for this exam.
The NDA eligibility criteria carry various requirements that every candidate must meet such as Physical Measurements, Visual Standards, Educational Qualification, Age limit, and Nationality. We have included the general details about the eligibility criteria in the table below.
|Age Limit||16.5-19.5 years|
(Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02/July/2004 nor later than 01/July/2007).
|Educational Qualification||Candidates who are 12th pass or are appearing for the final board exam are eligible for the Army wing of the National Defence Academy.|
Candidates who wish to join the Naval Academy, Navy and Air force wings of the National Defence Academy should pass 12th class with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
|Physical Fitness||Candidates must be physically fit as per the Physical and Visual Standards.|
As per NDA qualification, Candidates who are 12th pass or are appearing for the final board exam are eligible for the Army wing of the National Defence Academy.
Candidates who wish to join the Naval Academy, Navy and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy should pass 12th class with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as major subjects.
NDA Age Limit 2023
As per NDA Age Limit Rule, candidates’ age should be between 16.5 years to 19.5 years. Only unmarried male/female candidates are eligible to apply for the post. (Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02/July/2004 nor later than 01/July/2007).
NDA 2023 Application Process
The UPSC NDA 2023 Application process will be conducted online. Candidates are required to fill out the NDA Application Form through the official website of UPSC.
With the help of the easy steps given below, candidates can fill out the UPSC NDA 2023 Application form online.
- Visit the official website of UPSC (www.UPSC.gov.in)
- Complete the basic OTR (One-Time Registration) process, if not registered.
- OTR can be completed by filling in general details such as Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Mother’s Name, Mobile Number, and Email ID.
- Candidates will get the login credentials on their Registered Mobile Number and Mail ID.
- Login through User ID and Password.
- Click on the ‘NDA Exam’ Link.
- The link will redirect the candidates towards the application form.
- Fill out all the mandatory fields.
- Upload Photographs, Educational Documents, Signature, and Identity Card.
- Choose the preferable exam centres.
- Submit the Application Fee as per the table below.
- Click on the ‘Submit’ Button for Final Submission.
- Candidates will receive a final confirmation message on their registered Mobile Number and Mail ID.
- Print out at least 2-3 copies for further reference.
The candidates have to pay the application fee of INR 100 for the NDA 2 application form. Candidates from SC, ST, or the children of JCO, NCO, or OR are exempt.
|General/OBC Male Candidates||Rs. 100|
|SC/ST/Children of JCO/NCO/OR||NIL|
NDA 2023 Selection Process
The selection of the eligible candidates will be done on the basis of Written Tests and SSB Interview Rounds which are followed by a detailed medical examination. The UPSC NDA 2023 Selection Process is divided into four stages as given below.
Stage I – Written test
Stage II – SSB interview
Stage III – Medical examination
Stage IV – Final Merit List
Phase I – Witten Test
The first phase of the UPSC NDA 2023 Selection Process is a Written exam. This exam will consist of 2 sections, Mathematics and General Ability Test for a total of 900 marks.
The questions will be objective in nature. Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks for clearing this phase.
Phase II – SSB Interview
The SSB Interview round is a 5-day event where the recruiters assess the overall personality of candidates through various physical and mental tasks. The details of these events are given in the table below.
|Day 1||Picture Perception and Description Test|
|Day 2||Psychology Tests|
|Day 3||Group Testing Officers’ task|
|Day 4||Interview Rounds|
|Day 5||Conference rounds|
Phase III – Medical Examination
The candidates will have to go through a medical examination that is conducted by medical authorities in a military hospital.
Phase IV – Final Merit List
The candidates who will excel in each phase of the UPSC NDA 2023 selection process will be shortlisted. The points scored by the candidates in each phase will be considered in the final merit list.
NDA 2023 Exam Pattern
The UPSC NDA 2023 Exam Pattern comprises two sections: Mathematics and General Ability tests. There are two papers in the NDA exam. As per the NDA exam pattern, the mathematics section consists of 300 marks, while the general ability paper consists of 600 marks. The duration of NDA papers 1 and 2 is 150 minutes.
The weightage of both sections is given in the table below.
|Sections||Total Marks||Exam Duration||Marking|
|Mathematics||300||150 minutes||2.5 marks/question|
|General Ability Test||600||150 minutes||4 marks/question|
Negative Marking Scheme
There will be a negative marking scheme in the UPSC NDA 2023 Written Test. For every wrong answer, a 1/3 mark will be deducted.
NDA 2023 Exam Syllabus
The UPSC NDA 2023 Exam Syllabus is divided into two Papers, Paper I and Paper II. Paper 1 consists of various questions from Mathematics. Paper 2 comprises various sections such as General Science, History, Geography, Current Affairs, and General Knowledge.
The syllabus for both Paper I and Paper II is given in the table below.
NDA Math Syllabus (Paper I)
The NDA Math Syllabus consists of topics such as analytical geometry, algebra, calculus, trigonometry, math and determinants, statistics, probability, and vectors.
|Matrics and Determinants||Statistics|
General Ability Test Syllabus (Paper II)
The General Ability Test Syllabus carries questions from two major sections, English and General Knowledge. The syllabus for both sections is given in the table below.
|English||Vocabulary, Comprehension, Reading Abilities, and Various Grammatical Topics.|
|General Knowledge||History, Current Affairs, Freedom Movements in India, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Art, and Culture.|
NDA 2023 Exam Preparation Books
To crack competitive exams like the UPSC NDA 2023 Exam, candidates will need a set of NDA books 2023 that help the candidates in acing each section of the exam.
These books will help the candidates to understand various complex topics from Mathematics and General Ability.
Some of the best NDA books are Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi, General Awareness by Manohar Pandey, High School Grammar Book by Wren and Martin, and History of Modern Indian by Bipin Chandra.
|Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi||Newspapers: The Hindu, The Indian Express, and The Economic Times|
|General Awareness by Manohar Pandey||Manorma Yearly Book by Philip Mathew|
|Mathematics for Combined Defence Services by R.S Aggarwal||Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Aggarwal|
|High School Grammar Book by Wren and Martin||History of Modern Indian by Bipin Chandra|
|NDA Entrance Exam by E.S Ramasamy||Pathfinder for NDA by Arihant|
NDA 2023 Admit Card
Interested candidates will have to download the NDA admit card 2023 from the official website of UPSC. The NDA Admit Card 2023 was released on 11 August 2023. To download the UPSC NDA 2023 Admit Card, candidates can follow the simple steps given below.
- Visit the official website of UPSC.
- Login with the help of Login Credentials.
- Click on the ‘Home Page’ and then click on the ‘E-admit card NDA link’
- Agree to terms and conditions after reading them carefully.
- Enter the Registration ID and Roll Number.
- Click on the ‘Submit’ Button.
- The Admit Card will be displayed on the candidate’s screen.
- Print out the admit card before visiting the exam hall.
NDA 2023 Results
The UPSC released the NDA NA 2 results for the written exam on September 26, 2023, on the website of the UPSC. The roll numbers of the shortlisted candidates will appear on the results PDF.
- Visit the official website of UPSC.
- Click on the ‘UPSC NDA 2023 Final Results’ link.
- Enter your ‘Roll Number’ on the Search Bar.
- The list of Roll numbers will be displayed on the computer screen.
- Candidates should check their Roll Number on the list. If the Roll Number is mentioned there that means that the particular candidate has cleared the exam.
- Download the Result and Print it Out for further reference.
NDA 2023 Exam FAQs
A. Candidates should be 12th pass or should be appearing for the 12th board exam.
A. Yes, there are various vacancies released for female candidates by the UPSC.
A. The candidates released the official notification for the NDA II 2023 exam on 17/May/2023.
A. Candidates should fall between the age limit of 16.5 and 19.5 years.
A. Yes, the candidates who will clear the SSB Round will have to go through the Medical Examination.
A. The SSB Interview Round consists of mental and physical ability tasks.
A. NDA full form is National Defence Academy.
A. The NDA NA 2 result for the written exam is out on September 26, 2023.
A. The NDA NA 1 final result is out on 26 October 2023. A total of 628 candidates are selected through the NDA NDA 1 2023.