NDA 1 2022- NDA 2022 unofficial answer key is now available. The NDA 1 2022 Exam was held on April 10, 2022. UPSC conducts a national level examination called UPSC NDA, for the recruitment of candidates in the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force. Candidates have to qualify for the written exams, SSB interview rounds, and medical test for clearing into NDA. Candidates can check the details about the application form, eligibility criteria, and syllabus for NDA 1 2022 below.
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UPSC NDA 1 2022
This page will provide you all the updated information related to NDA 1 2022. Below is the list of all the important dates related to the exam.
|Release of form||22 Dec 2021|
|Last date to submit application||11 Jan 2022|
|Form Withdrawal||18-24 Jan 2022|
|Announcement of Admit Card||14 Mar 2022|
|Date of examination||10 Apr 2022|
|Answer Key Release Date||To be announced|
|Result Declaration||June 2022|
Overview of UPSC NDA
NDA or National Defence Academy entrance exam is conducted twice a year by UPSC( Union Public Service Commission) for recruiting candidates in the Indian Navy, Army and Air Force. This is considered as one of the toughest exams in the country. Candidates who obtained minimum qualifying marks in the written exam are selected. These candidates then go through SSB Interview and Medical test for the final selection. Below are some of the facts and a brief overview of UPSC NDA
|Name of Exam||National Defence Academy|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Services Commission|
|Frequency||Twice a Year|
|Minimum Eligibility||After class 12th|
|Exam Stages||Written test and SSB Interview|
|Exam Duration||Five Hours|
|Exam Fees||Rs 100/ for General and OBCNo fee for SCs and STs|
NDA Course Serial Number: Aspirants appearing for TES and parallel NDA course as asked to provide NDA Serial number. This year, NDA course serial number is 149th course.
NDA 1 2022 Admit Card
The admit cards will be available online on the official website 03 weeks before the examination. Aspirants can download the NDA admit card online through upsc.gov.in. The call letter can be downloaded using the registration number and password. Candidates must go through the exam details provided on the admit card. Along with the admit card, aspirants also have to carry a photo id card and other relevant documents to the exam centre for verification.
NDA Vacancies 2022
Aspirants can check NDA vacancies below:
NDA 1 2022 Notification
UPSC has released NDA 1 2022 notification PDF as per schedule on December 22, 2021. Aspirants appearing for the examination can check the eligibility, important dates from the screenshot of notification added below:
UPSC NDA 1 2022 Eligibility Criteria
In order to apply for NDA 1 2022, candidates need to qualify the minimum educational qualifications and meet other eligibility criteria.
Nationality: Applicants must be citizens of India/ Subject of Nepal/ Subject of Bhutan or refugee of Tibet who came to India before 1st January 1962 for their permanent settlement.
Age Limit: For NDA 1, candidates born between 2nd July 2003 to 1st July 2006 ( aged between 16.5-19.5 years) can apply. There is no age relaxation in NDA as per the rules set up by UPSC.
Academic Qualification: Union Public Services Commission has also mentioned educational qualifications for the candidates applying for this examination. The candidates must have passed 12th standard from a recognised board.
|Indian Army||Passed 12th standard from a recognised board or university|
|Indian Naval and Naval Force||Passed 12th standard with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry from a recognised Board or university|
Marital Status: Applicants appearing for UPSC NDA 1 2022 should be unmarried and must remain unmarried till they complete the training.
NDA 1 2022 Application Form
It is very important for candidates to fill the form accurately otherwise it can lead to form rejection. Below is the detailed procedure to be followed while submitting UPSC NDA 1 2022 application form.
- Step- 1: Apply Online
- Visit the official website of UPSC(link is provided above). On the top right hand side, there will be two links: PART 1 REGISTRATION and PART 2 REGISTRATION. Click on “part 1 registration”
- Step- 2: Fill the application form
- When you click on the link, a new webpage will appear where all the important information about the form filling is provided. Read the information carefully and click on the “yes” button available on the bottom of the screen. Now you will be directed to the main application form page which is divided into four parts. First part is entering personal information, in second section we add brach preferreed, thereafter verfy details and last part if generating registrayion id.
- Part II registration contains four steps – feepaymet, preference of exam centre and uploading photograh.
- Step- 3: Read declaration and click on agree
- After the part 2 registration, the form will be submitted. Click on the ‘I have declaration and agree’ button for final submission. Now you can print the form.
UPSC NDA 1 2022 Exam Pattern
The UPSC NDA 1 2022 examination will be conducted in offline mode all over the country. Below is the NDA exam pattern and marking scheme.
- The subjects and allotted marks and time are mentioned below:
|General Ability||02||2.5 hours||600|
- All the questions asked in the written exams are objective based. Both the parts of written exams are bilingually in English and Hindi as preferred by the candidate.
- The candidates are not allowed to use calculators, mobile phone, watches or any other type of gadgets or the previous year exam booklets.
UPSC NDA 1 2022 Syllabus
The exam consists of two subjects namely: Mathematics and General Ability Test. The NDA syllabus for both subjects is mentioned below.
Paper 1: Mathematics
- Matrices and determinants
- Analytical geometry for two dimensions and three dimensions
- Differential calculus
- Integral calculus and differential equations
- Vector algebra
- Statistics and probability
Paper 2: General ability test
Part 1: English: This includes knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, and cohesion in extended texts to test the english ability of the appearing candidate.
Part 2: General knowledge: This section contains questions from Physics, Chemistry, general science, current affairs, social science and geography.
Intelligence and personality test:
The SSB selection is conducted in two phases. The ones who qualify for phase one are allowed to appear for phase two interviews.
- Stage one- Officer Intelligence Rating: this test is PP and DT( picture perception and description test). The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis if their performance in OIR test
- Stage two- Interview and Group Discussion: this particular stage test is conducted in a span of 4 days. The details regarding these test are given on the website joinindianarmy.nic.in
Exam Centres for NDA 1 2022
The allocation of test centre is based on candidates preference and first apply first allot basis. The list of all the exam centres for NDA 1 2022 in the country are given below:
|Jorhat||Gautam Budh Nagar||Shimla|
NDA 1 2022 Answer Key
After the examination, the answer key will be provided unofficially by various educational institutions for Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). It may or may not be provided by the official authorities. Candidates can check the NDA answer key and evaluate their probable score on the basis of correct and incorrect answers. The answer key for all the sets of test booklets 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be uploaded on different websites for the evaluation.
NDA 1 2022 Result
The result will be declared on the official website of UPSC. The merit list will show the roll numbers of qualified candidates who will be further eligible for the SSB interview round. The result of the candidate is provided in PDF format. Aspirants have to qualify for the cut off for the written exam separately for the further round. The total marks for the written exam are 900. The candidates are expected to keep their results safely for further procedures. The final NDA result is declared after the SSB Interview round. Candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in both the written exam and SSB interviews.
NDA Salary 2022
The benefits of the pay scale start with the beginning of the training period. Below are detailed discussions about the salary of different posts or ranks of NDA.
|NDA Post/ Rank||Salary|
|Stipend during training period||INR 56,100/|
|Lieutenant||INR 56,100/ to 1,77,500/|
|Captain||INR 61,300/ to INR 1,93,900/|
|Major||INR 69,400/ to INR 02,07,200/|
|Lieutenant Colonel||INR 1,21,200/ to INR 2,12,400/|
|Colonel||INR 1,30,600/ to INR 2,15,900/|
|Brigadier||INR 1,39,600/ to INR 2,17,600/|
|Major General||INR 1,44,200 to INR 2,18,200/|
|Lt. General HAG Scale||INR 1,82,200/ to INR 2,24,100/|
|HAG+ Scale||INR 2,05,400/ to INR 2,24,400/|
|VCOAS/ Army Cdr/ LT Gen(NFSG)||INR 02,25,000/ Fixed|
|COAS||INR 02,50,000/ Fixed|
UPSC, also known as Union Public Selection Commission, is the conducting body for the examination of National Defence Academy. NDA consists of three wings: Army, Air and Naval force. The examination is conducted nationwide for recruitment in these wings twice a year. UPSC is solemnly responsible for the guidelines issued for the selection process.
Ans. Yes. Female candidates can apply for NDA exams.
Ans, There are no minimum qualification marks in 12th standard for applying in the NDA exam but the candidate must pass 12th standard from a recognized board or university.
Ans. The written examination consists of two parts- Part one consists of Mathematics, which is of 300 marks and second part is General Ability Test(GAT), which is of 600 marks.