NDA 1 2023: Notification, Exam Dates, Registration, Syllabus
The NDA examis held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice every year. It is one of the most demanding exams in the country to get admission to the defense forces that comprises a written and personality test.
In this blog, we will cover all the essential notification, exam dates, registration and syllabus for NDA 1, 2023, starting with the highlights.
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Highlights of NDA 2023
Refer to the table below for the NDA 2023 highlights
|Conducting Body/ Institute||UPSC|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Syllabus||Mathematics & General Ability Test (GAT)|
|Number of test cities||+70|
|Frequency of exam||Twice a year|
However, the following are exempt from paying the fee - SC, ST, Women, Sons of JCOs, NCOs, and ORs
|Eligibility||The candidate needs to have cleared the 12th class board exam or needs to be appearing for the final exam|
NDA 1 2023 Notifications
- The UPSC extended the date for the NDA 1 application form till 12th January 2023. Earlier, the last date to apply for the same was 10th January 2023.
- The application form was released last year on 21st December and the exam is said to take place on 16th April 2023.
- Acceptance of online fee payment is applicable till 12th January, however, offline payments were accepted till 9th January
- The dates for withdrawal of the form will take place from 18th January till 24th January.
- Moreover, 395 vacancies have been announced for NDA 1 in the Navy and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy, Army, Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC)
Exam Date for NDA 1 - 2023
|Notification of NDA 1- 2023||21st December 2022|
|Date for filling out the NDA application form||21st December 2022 - 12th January 2023|
|Exam Date||16th April 2023|
|Result Date||May 2023|
Application Form for NDA 2023
The NDA exam form/ application form is available online on UPSC’s website. Before filling out the form, the candidates need to complete the OTR process i.e. the one-time registration process, following which they can fill out the form.
Note: The application form for NDA 2 will be available on 17th May 2023.
How to Apply Online
- Visit UPSCs website
- First complete the OTR process
- Those who have registered can fill out the NDA application form
- There are two parts to the registration process namely parts 1 and 2
- Part 1 includes basic registration in addition to other details
- Part 2 of the registration process includes uploading scanned documents such as the candidate’s photograph, signature, and fee payment.
- Choose your preferred exam center
- Take a printout of the form
NDA Application Fee
The NDA application fee is INR 100. However, women candidates, SC/ST/ and sons of ORs, NCOs, and JCOs are exempt from paying the fee.
Moreover, the NDA application fee can be paid via credit card/ debit card/ net banking or SBI challan method
|Category||Fees (In INR)|
|SC/ST/Sons of JCOs, NCOs, ORs||N/A|
NDA 2023 Syllabus - Mathematics
|Integral Calculus and Differential Equations||
|Matrices and Determinants||
|Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimension||
|Statistics and Probability||
UPSC has extended the date of filling out the application form for NDA 1 2023 till 12th January 2023. Therefore, candidates who wish to apply for the same can do so but must register first before applying.
Moreover, the NDA syllabus and other notifications can be found on the UPSC website.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. What is the age limit for NDA 1 2023?
Ans. The age limit for NDA 1 2023 is 16.5 Years to 19.5 Years
Q2. Can I qualify for NDA in 3 months?
Ans. Ideally, it takes at least 6 months to prepare for the NDA exam and may require up to a year to complete the syllabus and solve past papers. Therefore, it is not possible to crack or qualify for the NDA exam in 3 months.
Q3. Which newspaper is best for NDA?
Ans. The two best newspapers you can refer to for the NDA exam are The Hindu and Indian Express.
Q4. Which stream is best for NDA?
Ans. The best stream to clear NDA is the science stream.
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