Every youth at least once must have thought of joining NDA. National Defence Academy, the name itself gives goosebumps to every youth and is the dream job for every Indian. But NDA demands much more than dreaming and that is the passion combined with physical fitness and mental aptitude.
What is NDA exam?
Every year UPSC conducts the NDA exam twice. It is conduced in two stages- Written exam and SSB interview.
NDA 1 2023
UPSC has released the important dates regarding NDA 1 2023 in its official website.
· NDA 1 2023 notification – Dec 21, 2022
· Online Registration for NDA 1 2023 starts – Dec 21, 2022
· Last date to apply for NDA 2023 – Jan 10, 2023
· NDA 1 2023 Exam date – April 16, 2023
· NDA 1 2023 Result declaration – May 2023
UPSC NDA 2023 Eligibility Criteria
· Nationality – The aspirant should be one of the following-
Ø An Indian citizen or
Ø A subject or Nepal or Bhutan or
Ø A Tibetan refuge who come to India before 1st January 1962 or
Ø Individuals of Indian origin who have migrated from these countries – Burma, S. Lanka, Pakistan , Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia Malawi ,Zaire and Vietnam.
· Education Qualification for NDA 2023 –
Ø Air force and Naval wings- Candidates must have passed 12th or appearing, in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Ø Army wing – Candidates who are 12th pass can apply.
· NDA 2023 Age Limit–
For NDA 1 2023, the candidates who are born not before July 02, 2023 and not
after July 1, 2006 are eligible.
· Marital status
Both male and female candidates must be unmarried through out the selection process and till the training is completed.
NDA 2023 Exam Patten
· It consists of Paper I (Mathematics) and Paper II (General Ability Test)
· Total time allotted- 2.5 hours for each exam
· Paper will be objective Type and bilingual.
No of Questions -120
Marks for correct answers- + 2.5
Negative marks- -0.83
No of Questions -150
Marks for correct answers- +4
Negative marks- -1.33
The candidate who clears the cut off for written examination will be selected for SSB interview.
NDA SSB interview-
It comprises two stages.
Stage I- Officer Intelligence Rating Test (OIR)
It consists of Screening Test and verbal and Non-verbal Test
Stage 2- Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PPDT)
· Phycological Test- It has
Ø Thematic appreciation Test (TAT)
Ø Word Association Test (WAT)
Ø Situation Reaction Test (SRT)
Ø Self Description Test (SD)
· Group Task –
o Group Discussion (GD) Group
o Group planning Exercise (GPE)
o Progressive Group Task (PGT)
o Half Group Task (HGT)
o Individual Obstacles Task (IOT)
o Command Task
o Snake race/Group Obstacle Race
o Individual lecture
o Final Group Task (FGT)
· Personal Interview
After SSB, find merit is generated for the final recruitment.
NDA Document Verification
Last stage is Document Verification. All the below mentioned documents are checked,
· Qualification certificate
· Identity proof
· Birth certificate
· Category certificate for the Reserved category candidates
· Residence Proof
At last medical examination is done. It is the final stage of the selection process
About DD Deference Academy
Students from all over India come to Dehradun for the preparation of NDA exam. DD Defence Academy is the first choice of the students. DD Defence Academy is ranked as one of the top 10 coaching institutes in Dehradun.
What makes DD Defence Academy the top choice for students is its top notch educational quality and strong and hi-tech infrastructure .
On one hand, one of the best and experienced faculties who are masters in their field guide and teach the students. A group of ex-army officers led by Col Amardeep Singh, SM(R), prepares the students for SSB interview and on the other hand, the institute provides best hostel facilities, safe and clean surroundings, good food, smart classes, GTO ground, etc.
The preparation starts from the zero level by keeping each and every students’ educational background in mind. Daily practice classes including mock tests, assignments increases the candidates knowledge about a topic. Students are free to ask any doubt. Be it a personal or education related problems, we are 24*7 with our students.
We consider the dreams and success of a student as ours. We give wings to your aspirations.
So hurry up and don’t wait. Start preparing with DD Academy now. Contact for any detail. We are happy to help you in every possible way. All the best for your future.