UPSC NDA II Application Form 2022 (Withdrawl window Open): Check Application details, Eligibility

UPSC NDA II Online Application 2022: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the notification for UPSC NDA II 2022 on 18th May 2022. Interested candidates can apply online for NDA & NA Exam II 2022 from 18th May 2022. A total of 400 cadets will be recruited through this. Every year NDA aspirants eagerly wait for UPSC recruitment notification and application form for NDA every year. UPSC releases the notification twice a year to invite applications from the interested candidates for two different sessions. As the interested candidates must know NDA registration is done in part 1 and Part 2.

Latest: The application withdrawal process will start today whose widow will remain open till 20th June 2022.

UPSC NDA Application Form

An overview of UPSC NDA 2 2022

Name of the examinationNDA 2 202
Online application commences from18 May 2022
Last Date to submit online application7 June 2022
Examination date4 September 2022
Admit card availability3 weeks before exam
Result announcementTo be notified later

UPSC NDA 2 Online Application 2022

In this post, we have compiled detailed information about UPSC NDA Online Application 2022 and other details related to it. To be a part of NDA and Indian Defence forces is a dream of many youngsters in India and to achieve that dream UPSC NDA exam is the first step. This is the reason that aspirants keep toiling to crack the entrance examination of NDA. Here have a look at the highlights of NDA 1 Online Application 2022 then we will move forward to other topics;

 Article Category Application Form Released for Competitive Exam
Exam Name National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination 
Conducted by  UPSC 
Exam level  National 
Examination notice No. 10/2022-NDA-II
Exam category  After Class 12
Frequency of exam  Twice a year
Exam stages  Written Test and SSB Interview 
UPSC NDA Exam mode  Offline 
Application Process Open Now
Exam purpose  For admission to National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) 
Official website

UPSC NDA 2 2022 Online Application Important Dates

UPSC released the notification for NDA 2 2022 for which the examination is scheduled to be held on 4 September 2022. The application submission process started online on the notified date. All the aspirants who want to serve the nation by joining the National Defense Academy should apply online after checking their eligibility for NDA. Further in this section, we have mentioned detailed information related to the important dates associated with NDA 1 & 2 2022. Have a look at the important dates first;

Important Dates For NDA 1 (2023) For NDA 2 (2022)
NDA 2022 Notification
21 December 2022
18 May 2022
Application start from21 December 202218 May 2022
Last date to submit the application form 10 January 20237 June 2022
Application Withdrawal 14 to 20 June 2022
Release of Admit card 3 weeks before the entrance exam 3 weeks before the entrance exam
NDA 2022 Exam 16 April 20234 September 2022
Announcement of Results To be notified laterTo be notified later

UPSC NDA Vacancies 2022

UPSC has to fill a total of (400) vacancies for NDA 1 and NDA 2 respectively for 2022 examination. Here have a look at the number of vacancies.

Academy Vacancies (NDA I)Vacancies (NDA II)
NDA  Army: 208 (including 10 females)
Navy: 42 (including 3 females)
Air Force:
Flying- 92 (including 2 females)
Ground Duties (Tech) -18 (including 2 females)
Ground duties (Non-Tech)- 10 (including 2 females)
370 to include 208 for Army, 42 for
Navy and 120 for Air Force
(including 28 for ground Duties)
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)  3030
Total 400400

Eligibility to Apply For UPSC NDA 2022

It is a must for the aspirants to check their eligibility to apply for NDA. If any candidate could not fulfill the eligibility criteria set by UPSC to apply for NDA then his application form will get rejected. Read on to know about the required qualification and age limit to apply for NDA 2022;

  • The candidate must be an unmarried female and male and he/she must be an Indian citizen. A subject of Bhutan, or Nepal, or  Tibetan refugee  (who came over to India before the 1st January 1962)  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 can also apply for NDA.
  • Candidates born between 2nd Jan 2004 and 1st Jan 2007 are eligible to apply.
  • To apply for National Defence Academy the required qualification is 12th Pass out. By a State Education Board or a University. Candidates who are perusing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern can also apply for this examination. However, those who are yet to pass the qualifying exam can apply but they must submit the pass certificate by the specified date.
  • To apply for Air Force or Naval wings and for 10+2 Cadet entry scheme at the Indian Naval Academy the candidates must have passed 12th class with Physics and Mathematics as subjects or cleared the equivalent examination of the State Board to be eligible for NDA 2022.
  • It is a must for the candidate to be physically fit to clear the NDA competitive exam.

If you fulfill all the above-mentioned conditions then you can apply online to take the NDA exam 2022. All those candidates who are appearing in class 12th under 10+2 pattern or under any state or government recognized board will have to present their original educational documents of completing the 12th after clearing SSB interview.    

UPSC NDA 2 2022 Application Fee

  • Candidates from UR and OBC category are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes are not required to pay any fee.
  • The sons of serving/ex-Junior   Commissioned Officers/Non-Commissioned Officers/Other Ranks of Army and equivalent ranks in the Indian Navy/Indian Air Force are also not required to pay the prescribed fee.  

How to deposit the application fee?


Application fees can be submitted either online or offline. for online fee need to be paid by using Net banking, debit/credit card, or as suggested whereas for offline it can be paid at any nearby SBI CBS branch for this applicant need to produce the system-generated payslip.

NDA Admit Card 2022

UPSC will release the admit card for the applicant of the NDA exam so that they can participate in the written exam and other stages of selection. The admit card will be released online on the official UPSC website. Here are the steps that you will have to take to download your NDA 2022 Admit card;

  • Visit to download NDA Hall Ticket 2022.
  • You will have to fill the details like RID, Date of Birth or Roll Number to download your admit card.
  • The admit card will be having exam related details like student name, roll number, exam center, exam date & timing, etc.
  • It is an essential document and without hall ticket, candidates will not be permitted to appear in the examination.

NDA Selection Process 2022

After releasing the admit card for NDA 2022 the selection process will get a start. Here have a look at the different stages of NDA selection process.

Written Exam

  • The written exam for NDA will comprise two subjects – Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT)
  • In the test paper, objective type questions will be asked. The language of the question paper will be Hindi and English.
  • Total marks of the written exam are 900 and the duration of exam will be 2 ½ hours.
  • To clear the written exam of NDA the candidates need to secure 25% marks in each subject.
Subject name and codeMax MarksDuration of exam
Mathematics (01)3002 ½
General Ability Test (02)6002 ½

SSB Interview

After the written exam, the selected candidates will participate in the SSB Interview and this test will also of 900 marks. The interview will be having a two-stage selection process – Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test.

After qualifying the first stage the candidates will get shortlisted for the second round of SSB.

After this, the candidates will have to show their original documents to support their date of birth and educational qualification.

Final Merit List

To get accepted by Army/ Naval Academy and Air Force under NDA recruitment, it’s a must for the candidates to score the cut-off marks than clear the SSB Interview. After that based on the medical fitness test, a UPSC NDA Result and merit list will be prepared by the NDA officials and applicants will get admission to NDA.

Documents required for NDA Online Application

Name of the documentsSize of the scanned copy
Applicants photograph (JPG Format)20 KB to 300 KB
Applicants signature (JPG Format)20 KB to 300 KB
Identity proof (PDF Format)20 KB to 300 KB

UPSC NDA 2022 Application Form कैसे भरें?

As we have mentioned above, the application for NDA 2 will be released shortly and interested candidates have to apply online to participate in the NDA exam. To fill and submit the NDA application form the applicant will have to follow the below-given instructions;

  • NDA registration process is divided into two parts; Part 1 and Part 2. Have a look at part 1 first.
  • To apply online visit the official website of the commission now on the home page of the website click on the apply online
  • After this, you need to select the Online application for various examination link.
  • Now on the next page, you need to select the Part I online registration link.
  • Read the instruction appeared on the next page press ‘Yes‘ and proceeds.
  • Part 1 of the registration is divided into 4 pages. In-Page 1 you will have to enter personal details about you like Name, DOB, Parents Name, address, gender, marital status, and other information.
  • On the second page, you can mark your preference of the Indian Army, Air Force, and Navy. You can give preference to numbers 1 to 4.
  • On the third page, you will have to verify the details, and is any information is incorrect then you can update it too.
  • On the fourth page, you can view their registration ID along with other details like name, father’s name, DOB, email id, etc. You will also receive an e-mail on your mail id related to your registration details.
  • In part II of the registration process, you will have to pay the application fee online and take a print out of the payslip. 
  • Selection of examination center and Uploading of Photograph and Signature will be proceeding in the second part of the registration process.

UPSC NDA 1 Application 2022- Important Link

NDA NotificationCheck Here
NDA 2022 Apply LinkApply Here

If you have a question about the UPSC NDA 2 Online Application 2022, then comment below and we will reply asap.

Frequently asked question

What is the date of commencement of NDA 2 2022 application process?

NDA 2 2022 Application process is to start from 18 May 2022.

What is the last to submit NDA II 2022 application?

The last for submission of online applications is 14 June 2022.

How many vacancies are there to recruit in NDA 2 2022?

Around 400 vacancies will be available for this session.

NDA 2 2022 examination will be conducted on which date?

It is scheduled to be held on 4 September 2022.

Are offline application forms available for UPSC NDA?

No, applications can be submitted in online mode only. No, offline applications are available. Candidates have to visit the official portal of UPSC to submit the applications.

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