NDA 2023: Answer Key (Out), Result, Merit List, Cut Off, Interview
NDA II 2023 Answer Key (Institutional) has been released for Maths subject. Result is releasing soon. NDA (National Defense Academy) is conducted each year by the UPSC (Union Service public Commission). This is a national level examination which is conducted two times each year. Through this examination candidates can get admission in the Indian Military, Indian Navy, and Indian Air force. Qualified candidates will be selected for the interview, medical and other rounds. Through this article we have provided complete details about the NDA 2023 including answer key, result, score card, cut-off, interview and much more.
NDA 2023 Notifications – Answer Key Out (NDA II)
NDA II 2023 Answer Key (Institutional) has been released by various coaching institutions. Check here for answer key details.
NDA II 2023 Result is releasing soon in September 2023. Check here for result details.
NDA 2024 Exam Date has been announced. The exam will be organized on 21st April 2024 for 1st session & on 1st September 2024 for 2nd session.Check more details about NDA 2024 here.
NDA 2023 Exam Date for both papers (NDA 1 & NDA 2) has been announced. The exam is organized on 16th April 2023 for 1st session & on 3rd September 2023 for 2nd session. Check other dates from below.
NDA 2023 Highlights
When will be the NDA (2) 2023 answer key release? – Released(Institutional), Check answer key
Does NDA have 2 attempts? – No attempt limit
Can June 2005 born apply for NDA 2023? – Yes, Check eligibility
How can i get the answer key for NDA ? – Online mode only
When will be NDA I 2023 exam organised ? – 3rd September 2023, Check exam date
Are female candidates eligible to apply for NDA 2023 ? Yes.
How many attempts can be made for NDA exam ? No attempt limit prescribed. You can attempt the exam if you satisfy the age criteria
Can Non- science background students apply for NDA ? Yes, such candidates can only apply for Indian Army wing of NDA
Is the exam pattern of NDA different for the students with Non- Science background ? – No. Check exam pattern
Are there any changes in NDA 2023 Syllabus ? – No, Check syllabus
Can I apply for both NDA I & II exam ? Yes
Are Body tattoos allowed ? Yes, Check eligibility criteria
In what mode will be the NDA exam conducted ? – Offline (PBT)
NDA 2023 Exam Dates
Candidates can check here the official exam dates of NDA 2023 exams:
|NDA I||NDA II|
|Notification released||21st December 2022||17th May 2023|
|Starting of application form||21st December 2022||17th May 2023|
|Last date to fill application form||12th January 2023||6th June 2023|
|Last date to pay application fee||12th January 2023||6th June 2023|
|Correction in OTR details||18th – 24th January 2023||7th -13th June 2023|
|Withdraw of application||18th – 24th January 2023||7th -13th June 2023|
|Admit card release date||24th March 2023||11th August 2023|
|NDA 2023 exam date||16th April 2023||3rd September 2023|
|Declaration of result||1st May 2023||September 2023|
|Interview||–||September/ October 2023|
NDA 2023 Answer Key
Students can check NDA answer keys which has been released by various coaching institutions. No answer key is provided by the official authorities on the website. It is made available for various sets. For NDA I, the answer key has been released on 17th April 2023 and on 3rd September 2023 for NDA II 2023.
The answer key can help the students for calculating the probable scores obtained in the NDA exam. Candidates must keep checking the website for the availability of the answer keys of NDA after the exam
NDA 2023 Result
Students has been provided NDA result for 1st session on 1st May 2023. The results has been declared by online mode. Candidates are able to check their result through the online PDF available on the website. Result for NDA II 2023 will be released in the month of September/October 2023.
Only the candidates whose names appear in the result/ merit list released in the form of PDF are considered eligible for further round of interview. No candidate is provided results separately through offline mode.
NDA 2023 Cut Off
The NDA cut off will be released by online mode on the website. It will be released for various wings – Army, Navy, Air force, Naval academy separately. Further, the cut off will be first displayed for written exam and then final cut off will be displayed for SSB interview round. The minimum qualifying marks will be set for the written stage and for the final stage.
As per the previous year trends, the cut off marks for written test are 342 and the final cut off to be score are 708. No candidate will be allowed to further participate in interview process without clearing the cut off marks.
NDA 2023 SSB Interview
NDA SSB Interview is the final stage of clearing the NDA entry process. The students who have successful cleared the written test round by obtaining the cut off marks will be allowed to appear for the SSB interview.
Candidates have to go through two stages which will be organized in 4 days. The stage 1 process will comprise of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) are picture perception and description test (PP & DT). In the process of stage 2 candidates will go through – interview, group testing officer tasks, psychology test and the conference.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
NDA 2023 Quick Links
NDA 2023 Application Form
Candidates can check complete details about NDA 2023 Application Form in the given steps:
- Application form for NDA I has been released from 21st December 2022 & for NDA II it is made available from 17th May 2023.
- Candidates are able to apply through online mode only, any other mode is not allowed to fill the application form.
- Candidates have to register first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform before filling the application.
- If the candidate is already registered, they can proceed straightway for filling up the online application.
- Registration process can be completed in two parts i.e. Part I & Part II.
- Part I include basic registration and other details while Part II include uploads of scanned photographs, signature, fee payments etc.
- It is necessary to fill examination center choices while filling the application form.
- Candidates must fill details carefully in the application form including personal, academic and other.
- Authority has also provides application withdrawal facilities to the candidates for a short time period.
- Application form will be filled till 12th January 2023 for NDA I and till 6th June 2023 for NDA II.
- Candidates need to upload scanned documents in the specific format and fill details carefully to avoid mistakes.
- There is no need to send an application form by post to the authorities.
- Don’t forget to take a printout of the application form for other future references.
- Application fee of NDA 2023 examination is Rs. 100/- for all candidates.
- Candidates who belong to SC/ ST/ NCOs/ Sons of JCOs/ ORS category are exempted to pay the application fee.
- Application fee can be paid via credit card/ debit card/ net banking or SBI challan method.
NDA 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria before filling the application form of NDA 2023:
- Candidates must be an Indian citizen/ subject of Nepal.
- Candidates who have migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and east African countries of Zambia, Tanzania, Zaire, Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda or Vietnam with an intention of settlement in India can also apply.
- Foreign nationals (except Gorkhas) will be required to produce a certificate of eligibility which is issued by Govt. of India.
- For Air Force & Naval Wings (Cadet entry scheme): Applying candidates must have passed 10+2 class examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
- For Army Wing: 12th pass candidates will be eligible to apply.
- Appearing: Candidates those appearing in 12th level are also eligible to apply.
Gender, Age & Marital Status:
- Both male and female candidates will be eligible for NDA 2023.
- Candidates will not be allowed to marry until they complete their training period.
- Applying candidate age should be between 16.5 to 19.5 years.
- For NDA I, the candidate must be born between 2nd July 2004 to 1st July 2007. For NDA II, the candidate must be born between 2nd January 2005 to 1st January 2008.
- Candidates must be physically fit as per the physical standards set by the commission/ authorities.
- Candidates who have withdrawn or resigned from any training academies of Armed forces on disciplinary grounds will not be eligible for NDA 2023 examination.
NDA 2023 Admit Card
The admit card of NDA for 1st session has been released few days before the commencement of the exam. NDA Admit Card is made available on 24th March 2023 for NDA I. Students can download their hall tickets by entering their login details online on the website.
For NDA II, the admit card has been released on 11th August 2023. Students must note that admit card is an important document which must be presented by the candidates in order to get entry into the examination hall. In case candidates find any mistakes in the admit card, they must contact the authority before the exam.
NDA 2023 Exam Pattern
Candidates must go through following details regarding NDA Exam Pattern:
- Exam mode: NDA 2023 exam will be held via offline mode (Pen-paper based).
- No. of sections: It will consists of two sections as Mathematics & GA section.
- Time duration: To solve the question paper, candidates will be given total 5 hours (2 hours each for Mathematics & GA section)
- Questions Type: The Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked in the question paper.
- Language: The question paper will be bilingual, i.e English & Hindi both language.
- Negative marking: 33% of marks assigned to the question paper will be deducted.
For distribution of time duration & marks, check below table:
|Subjects||Code||Maximum marks||Time duration|
|Mathematics||01||300||2 hours 30 min|
|General Ability Test (GA)||02||600||2 hours 30 min|
|Total||900 marks||5 hours|
NDA 2023 Syllabus
NDA Syllabus is published online at the website. We have update the details in our article soon. It consist of various topics from the Mathematics & GA section.
Paper 1 (Code No.- 01) Mathematics:
Integral Calculus & differential equations, Analytical geometry of two & three dimensions, Trigonometry, Statistics & probability etc.
Paper II (Code No.-02) English & General Knowledge:
It will consists of two parts as Part A- English & Part B- General Knowledge
Part A: English
It will be designed basically to test understanding of students in English & how to use proper words. The syllabus will include vocabulary, grammar, comprehension & usage of cohesion in extended text. Candidate’s proficiency in English will be checked.
Part B: General Knowledge
It will include various topics from various subjects as Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social studies, and Geography & current events.
NDA 2023 Preparation Tips
Check following preparation tips & tricks regarding how to prepare for NDA examination:
- Make proper time table to study various topics & strictly follow it.
- Check complete NDA syllabus & exam pattern to know its detailed information.
- Practice mock test & solve previous year question paper.
- Study from good study material (NDA Books) via offline & online recommended by experts.
- Eat health & sleep properly for a fresh mind & body.
- Try yoga & keep yourself calm.
- Keep atleast last one week only for revision.
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