NDA Exam 2023: Exam Date (Announced), Eligibility, Vacancy and more

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the schedule for the NDA test in 2023. The official UPSC Calendar 2023 contains the exam dates. On December 21, 2022, NDA 1 2023 notice will be made available. The NDA 2023 application form will be accessible from December 21 through January 10, 2023. The April 16 test date for NDA 1 2023. On May 17, 2023, NDA 2 notification will be made available. Between May 17 and June 6, 2023, the NDA 2 application form will be accessible. The NDA 2 test for 2023 will take place on September 3rd.

For admission to the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the National Defense Academy and the Indian Naval Academy Course, UPSC administers the NDA test twice a year (INAC).

NDA Dates 2023

The written test, announcement, and application form release dates for the NDA 2023 examination have all been made public by UPSC. Online NDA exam notification and application for 2023 are shown in the table below.

NDA 1 2023 Exam Date

Events NDA 1 Exam Date 2023
NDA 1 2023 notification 21-Dec-2022
NDA 1 2023 application form 21-Dec-2022 to 10-Jan-2023
NDA 1 2023 16-Apr-2023

NDA 2 Exam Date 2023

Candidates can check below NDA 2 2023 Exam Date.

Events NDA 2 Exam Date 2023
NDA 2 2023 notification 17-May-2023
NDA 2 2023 application form 17-May-2023 to 06-Jun-2023
NDA 2 2023 03-Sep-2023


NDA Eligibility & NDA Age Limit 2023

Only unmarried male and female applicants between the ages of 16.5 and 19.5 are considered eligible for NDA, per NDA eligibility requirements. The aforementioned age range is required for those who want to apply for the NDA exam. The NDA age restriction for everyone wishing to take the NDA exam is shown below:

  • The NDA 1 2023 age requirement states that applicants must have been born between July 1, 2006 and July 2, 2003.
  • Candidates must have been born between January 1, 2007, and January 2, 2004, in order to be eligible for NDA 2 in 2023.

NDA Age Limit for Girls and Eligibility

The NDA age limit applies to both male and female applicants. The NDA girl age range is 16.5 to 19.5 years. Female applicants who fit the criteria can register for the NDA exam.

NDA 2 2022 Vacancy Details

The formal announcement has also been made public, along with the NDA 2 opening for 2022. You can find all the NDA exam details regarding vacancy for boys and girls below:

NDA 2 2022 Vacancy Details
Indian Army 208 (10 for female candidates)
Indian Navy 42 (03 for female candidates)
Indian Airforce (i) Flying – 92 (02 for female candidates)

(ii) Ground Duties (Tech) – 18 (02 for female


(iii) Ground Duties (Non-Tech) – 10 (02 for female candidates)

Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) 30 (for male candidates only)
Total 400


  1. Can I join NDA after 10th?
  2. No, you cannot take the NDA test in 2023 unless you have completed the 12th standard (10+2).
  3. What are the passing marks in the NDA exam?
  4. The passing scores in the NDA test 2023 are the cut-off marks announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) once the exam procedure is completed. To advance to the next step of the hiring process, applicants must achieve the cut-off.

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