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


NDA (I) 2022 Notification


UPSC released NDA and NA (I) 2022 Notification, Fill Application Form Now

NDA I 2022 Exam – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the registration process for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination I 2022 (NDA I) 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 (I) 2022 from 22nd December 2021 to 11th January 2022 through the official website upsconline.nic.in.


NDA I 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


NDA I 2022 Dates

  • Registration begins for NDA, NA I: 22nd December 2021
  • Last Date of Submission of Application: 11th January 2022
  • UPSC NDA 1 Exam Date: 10th April 2022
  • Admit Card Date 2022: Three weeks before the exam
  • Interview Date: To be released


NDA Eligibility Criteria 2022


  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. 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

  • For 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.
  • For 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 I 2022 – Application Process

    • Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in. The Online Applications can be filled upto 11th January 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 I 2022 Exam Pattern

  • There will be objective-type questions on:


No. of Questions



Maths (Post Code – 01)



2 Hours & 30 Minutes

General Ability Test (Post Code – 02)



2 Hours & 30 Minutes

  • There will Negative Marking for wrong answers marked


NDA Syllabus 2022

  • UPSC NDA I 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


Exam 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 Vishakhapatnam


NDA I 2022 Admit Card

  • UPSC NDA 1 Admit Card in the Three Weeks before the Exam on official website of UPSC


NDA I 2022 Exam Result

  • The result will be announced on the official website of UPSC. UPSC NDA Result 2022 Date will be available in the detailed notification.


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