NDA (II) 2022 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

nda (ii) 2022 notification

National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA & NA) II 2022 Notification released, Apply now

NDA II 2022 Exam – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the registration process for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination II 2022 (NDA II) for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA, and for the Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC).
Eligible and interested candidates can apply for NDA (II) 2022 from 18th May 2022 to 14th June 2022 through the official website upsconline.nic.in.


NDA II 2022 Exam Highlights

  • Conducted by: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • Name of Exam: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (NDA & NA) Written Exam
  • For Joining: Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force) as an officer
  • Level of Exam: National Level


No. of Vacancies

The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be as under :— 
National Defence Academy

  • Army – 208 (including 10 for female candidates)
  • Navy – 42 (including 03 for female candidates)
  • Air Force – 

(i) Flying – 92 (including 02 for female candidates)

(ii) Ground Duties (Tech) – 18 (including 02 for female candidates)

(iii) Ground Duties (Non-Tech) – 10 (including 02 for female candidates)

Naval Academy  

  • 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme – 30 (for male candidates only)

Total: 400

NDA II 2022 Important Dates

  • UPSC NDA II Notification Date: 18th May 2022
  • Starting Date of UPSC NDA II Online Application: 18th May 2022
  • Last Date of UPSC NDA II Online Application: 07th June 2022
  • Online Applications can be withdrawn from 14th to 20th June 2022
  • UPSC NDA II Admit Card Date: August 2022
  • UPSC NDA II Exam Date: 04th September 2022
  • UPSC NDA II Result Date: Expected in October or November 2022


NDA (II) 2022 Eligibility Criteria


  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii), above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age Limits

  • Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd January, 2004 and not later than 01st January 2007 are eligible

Physical Standards

  • Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam (II), 2022 as per guidelines

Educational Qualifications

  • Army Wing of NDA: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  • 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 University.
  • Air Force & Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent exam can also apply


How to Apply for NDA II 2022 – Application Process

    • Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in. The Online Applications can be filled upto 07th June 2022 till 06:00 PM.
  • Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the official website https://upsc.gov.in/


Application Fee

  • For Others: Rs. 100/-
  • For SC/ST Candidates/Sons of JCOs/NCOs/ORs: Nil
  • Payment Mode: Online/Offline


Selection Process

  • The selection will be done on the basis of:
    • Written Test – 900 Marks
    • SSB Interview/Personality Test – 900 Marks


NDA II 2022 Exam Pattern

  • There will be objective-type questions on:


SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Maths (Post Code – 01)1203002½ Hours Hours & 30 Minutes
General Ability Test (Post Code – 02)1506002½ Hours Hours & 30 Minutes


  • There will Negative Marking for wrong answers marked


NDA  2022 Syllabus

  • UPSC NDA II Syllabus will consist of subjects like Mathematics and General Ability. 
  • Mathematics: Matrices and Determinations; Algebra; Trigonometry; Differential Calculus; Integral Calculus and Differential Equations; Statics and Probability; Vector Algebra; Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimension
  • General Ability Test: English; Chemistry; General Science; History Freedom, Movement; Current Events; Geography


Examination Centres

  • Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Visakhapatnam


NDA II 2022 Admit Card

  • UPSC NDA II Admit Card will be released three Weeks before the Exam on official website of UPSC

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

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