NDA 2023: Answer Key (Out), Result, Merit List, Cut Off, Interview

NDA 2023NDA 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.

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NDA 2023 Notifications – Answer Key Out (NDA II)

newiconNDA II 2023 Answer Key (Institutional) has been released by various coaching institutions. Check here for answer key details.

newiconNDA II 2023 Result is releasing soon in September 2023. Check here for result details.

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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:

Events Dates
Notification released21st December 202217th May 2023
Starting of application form21st December 202217th May 2023
Last date to fill application form12th January 20236th June 2023
Last date to pay application fee12th January 20236th June 2023
Correction in OTR details18th – 24th January 20237th -13th June 2023
Withdraw of application18th – 24th January 20237th -13th June 2023
Admit card release date24th March 202311th August 2023
NDA 2023 exam date16th April 20233rd September 2023
Declaration of result1st May 2023September 2023
Interview September/ October 2023
NDA 2023 (हिंदी) – जानकारी यहाँ देखें

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)

Answer: You can register for NDA 2023 second session from 17th May 2023.

Answer: No, application form is made available via online mode only for both sessions.

Answer: Yes, female candidates are eligible to apply.

Answer: One can apply for either or for both sessions as per their eligibility & preferences.

Answer: No, as married candidates are not eligible to apply for NDA 2023.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates are also eligible to apply..

Answer: Yes, candidates born between 2nd January 2005 to 1st January 2008 are eligible for NDA II 2023.

Answer: Yes, you can edit it at the time of correction.

Answer: Yes, 33% of the mark assigned to the question will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

NDA 2023 Quick Links

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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:

  • 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.
Check Here – How to Fill NDA Application Form

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.

Academic Qualification:

  • 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.

Fitness Criteria:

  • 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:

SubjectsCodeMaximum marksTime duration
Mathematics013002 hours 30 min
General Ability Test (GA)026002 hours 30 min
Total 900 marks5 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.

If you have any other query regarding NDA 2023, you can ask your query in the comments section provided below.  

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  1. Harnoor Ghuman says:

    Good Evening…I wanted to ask if I ‘m eligible for NDA 2 exam 2023 ,my date of birth is 21st September 2004 …

  2. Jahnavi says:

    I am a BIPC (Biology, Physics, Chemistry) am I eligible for NDA 2023

  3. Akhil says:

    Hai iam a monocular vision person can I write NDA exam .my disability is 40%

  4. Bhawana sharma says:

    My admit card not received

  5. Adekanye Marvellous Olamide says:

    My DOB is 23/03/2006 am I eligible for NDA 2023

  6. Poorvik appanna K. N says:

    Where is my examination center

  7. Aavani AnilKumar says:

    How to pay the exam fee….I have applied in NDA 1 and I didn’t pay the fee…so how to pay and when is the last date to pay the fee.

  8. Shahid M says:

    What is the anual fees for joining of NDA for training.

  9. Suraj says:

    Height required for boys to join nda??

  10. Pavan says:

    I had registered for NDA when will i get my hall ticket

  11. Om kadam says:

    What is the benefits of NDA exam

  12. Divya says:

    Main jab application form fill kiya to registeration fee ka option nhi aya so i did not pay any money so what can I do and link bhi close ho gaya hai

  13. Anita says:

    Hii, i am 19 yrs and 1.5 months in Jan 2023, so am i eligible for NDA?

  14. Karan makwana says:

    I have questions that I am born in 29 February 2004
    And the new rule book 21st released have that only can July 2004 can apply this NDA form then what can I do can i apply this form

  15. Rekha kumari says:

    Mera janm 4/4/2003 me hua hai kya me nda ka form bhar sakati hu

  16. Ronit says:

    I am born in 21 september 2005 can i eligible for nda exam….and i am a commerce student can i eligible for nda exam

  17. Deepak Padhan says:

    Sir how much need weight

  18. irfan says:

    i am born on 1th may 2004, i am eligible for NDA I 2023 ?

  19. Madhusudan says:

    I want to Give Online Exam .Could It be possible or not allowed ??

  20. Madhusudan says:

    Is it strict to have the exam online?I want to apply it on online ,Is it possible ??

  21. Sanjay says:

    I am born in 2006 i am for NDA

  22. Nisba says:

    I am 152 cm . Am I eligible for NDA ??

  23. Shreya says:

    Sir how to fill form

  24. jayprakash kumar says:

    My DOB is 09/10/2004 can i eligible for NDA 1session
    and can i Appiled

  25. Muskan Yadav says:

    Mera date of birth 13/4/2004 hai kya Mai ye farm bhar skti hu

  26. Vijay kushwaha says:

    Sar hamari janmtithi 28.12.2003 hai kya main form apply kar sakta hun NDA mein

  27. Savita Dhiman says:

    Can medical students fill this form

  28. Juman Barman says:

    Sir I am juman I entreated NDA but my education qualification 10+ but age 17 so give me a solution sir

  29. Raj Sharma says:

    To join an NDA is it mandatory to be medically fit?

  30. Ronak says:

    Sir can i apply nda

  31. avinash mahajan says:

    sir any relation for sc /st candidatesa for selection process

  32. Ayush says:

    Can i apply NDA after 12th pass Physics ,Chemistry ,Biology

  33. Hemant says:

    Kya 10th pass NDA ke exam ke liye eligible h

  34. sudheer reddy says:

    sir,if we are selected for in writting examination then we will get mail from them for attending of the ssb interview exam

  35. yugam says:

    Sir will all the candidates will be called for SSB whose names are there in written results

  36. Riya says:

    Class 12 tkk ka syllabus sufficient h kya nda ke lia

  37. pankaj says:

    Sir I am study in 11th class with physics and mathematics subject. Can I apply nda exam session 1. 2023
    Age 17

  38. Vil says:

    I am born on 12 September 2004
    Am I eligible 2 give the exam I and II¿

  39. abhishek says:

    I was born in 6 Dec 2005 i am eligible for NDA 2023

  40. Archita Verma says:

    Hlo sir I am 4 Feb 2006 can I eligible for NDA exam 2023??

  41. Aryan sharma says:

    Am i eligible to take NDA 2023 1st session
    I born on 2 july 2007

  42. Abdulkadir says:

    I am born 26 of May 2006 can I be offer nda admission

  43. Nanditha Yeligar says:

    I am studying now 12th can I apply for upcoming 2023 NDA exam

  44. Nithyanantham.M.P says:

    I’m studying 11th.I can apply for NDA exam

  45. siddharth sisodiya says:

    i was born on 30nov.2005
    can i apply for NDA exam 2023

  46. Abhi ranjan singh says:

    hello sir my DOB is dec 2007 can i shall give nda 1 2023

  47. Abhi ranjan singh says:

    i born in 25dec2007 so i can give nda 1 2023 ????

  48. Sanjay says:

    My DOB is 11-06-2004
    Am I eligible for NDA 1 2023

  49. Ekanem says:

    I was born on the 11th of december 2000, am i eligible to apply for NDA ?

  50. Neha says:

    I am born in 26 june 2004 can I eligible for nda 2023?

  51. Priya kandyara says:

    Sir I am in 12th standard and my DOB is 26-02-2005. May I eligible for nda application?

  52. Aarushi Gupta says:

    Am currently in class 11, and will be in 12 by 2023 March or April. Am I eligible for 2023 NDA exams?
    Also, can I appear for both the sessions?

  53. Jananiebala says:

    Sir my DOB 21 Jan 2004 Am i eligible to apply NDA 2023?

  54. Moni says:

    My date of birth is 19 june 2007 . Am I eligible for nda 2023

  55. Rahul says:

    Sir my dob is 14dec 2003 so can write the NDA exam for 2023 April’s

  56. shreyansh says:

    my birth 28 dec 2006 am i eligible for nda1 2023

  57. Harshit mishra says:

    My date of birth is 2 june 2004..
    Am i eligible for nda 1 2023.

  58. Palcheen says:

    I am 02 may 2005 born. Am I eligible for NDA 2 2023?

  59. Mayur Krishna Shinde says:

    To give me information

  60. Manvir says:

    My birth date is 1 january 2005
    Am i eligible for nda 2 2023

  61. Srirenu says:

    I’m bipc student can I join IAF

  62. Suneha says:

    Can I apply for exam in 11th

  63. Shafaque says:

    I am 29 December 2004 born. Am I eligible for NDA 2 2023?

  64. Nima Wangdi Tamang says:

    Can we know the age limit for NDA 2023

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