UPSC NDA NA Exam 2023 Apply Online | 395 Vacancies

UPSC NDA & NA Recruitment 2023: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2023. The UPSC NDA NA 2023 Examwill be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 16th April, 2023 for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 151st Course and for the 113th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2024. The last date for registration of online applications is 10th January 2023.


Name of the Examination

No of Vacancies

National Defence Academy (NDA)

370 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force)

Indian Naval Academy (NA) (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)


✅ UPSC NDA NA 2023 Age Limit: Only unmarried Male candidates. Born not earlier than 02nd July 2004 and not later than 1st July 2007 are eligible. 

UPSC NDA and NA Educational Qualifications:

✔️ For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: Matric + 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
✔️ 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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University

✅ UPSC NDA NA Application Fee: The fee made either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card.

✔️ ₹ 100/- for General and OBC Category Candidates.
✔️ No fee for SC and ST Category Candidates.

✅ UPSC NDA Selection Process: Written Examination and Personality Test (SSB Interview).

UPSC NDA NA Exam Syllabus: (Objective Type Question Papers)




Maximum Marks



2 and Half Hours


General Ability Test


2 and Half Hours


Centres of Examination: 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.

How to Apply UPSC NDA NA Exam 2023?

➢ Eligible candidates are required to apply online through UPSC Online Application Portal (
➢ The candidates to register himself/ herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform.
➢ After OTR registration, the candidates can apply for UPSC NDA NA Exam.
➢ The last date for submission of online applications is 10/01/2023.

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✅ Important Dates:

➢ The Last date for submission of online applications: 10th January 2023 till 6:00 PM
➢ The online Applications can be withdrawn dates: 18th January to 24th January 2023
➢ Last date for paying application fee: 10th January 2023
➢ Tentative date of UPSC NDA NA I 2023 Examination: 16th April 2023.

Help Desk: For any queries / clarification contact Telephone No.011-23385271/ 11-23381125/ 011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.


✅ What is the minimum qualification for UPSC NDA NA Exam?

The UPSC National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II) minimum qualification is Matriculation / 10th Class and 12th Class Pass from a Govt. recognized Board.

✅ What is the last date for apply UPSC NDA NA 2023?

The UPSC NDA NA I 2023 online registration scheduled to be end on 10th January 2023.

✅ How you apply for UPSC NDA NA 2023?

1. Eligible candidates should apply online through UPSC Online Portal website.
2. Part-I Registration, candidate will have to fill basic information. On submission of details, candidate will be prompted to check the details and make correction, if any, in the application.
3. Part-II Registration consists of filling up Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document, selection of examination centre and Agreeing to Declaration.

✅ What is the selection process of UPSC NDA NA Exam 2023?

The UPSC NDA and NA Exam 2023 selection will be made through following steps:-

✔️ Written Examination
✔️ Interview / Personality Test