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UPSC NDA & NA (II) 2022: Admit Card (Out), Exam Dates (Released), Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Cut off

Updated By Diksha Sharma on 12 Aug, 2022 14:22

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UPSC NDA/NA (II) 2022 (Admit Card Out)

UPSC NDA/NA (II) 2022 admit card has been released online. UPSC NDA/NA (II) 2022 exam date has been released by UPSC and the exam is scheduled to be held on September 4, 2022. Now as the application form submission process has expired, We will learn about what are the events to follow. Please read the article completely.

UPSC NDA & NA exam is held twice in a year - NDA I in the month of April and NDA II usually around October. UPSC NDA I 2022 was succssefully conducted in the month of April 2022. The commission has also released UPS NDA/NA (1) 2022 Result for the written exam on May 9, 2022 in PDF format. UPSC has released the official UPSC NDA (1) Question Papers 2022 on the official website in PDF format. It is expected that the official UPSC NDA 2022 answer keys will be released soon.

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UPSC NDA & NA 2022 Overview

UPSC (short for Union Public Service Commission) organizes NDA & NA 2022 examination. UPSC is India's central recruiting agency, which conducts examinations for All India services and group A & group B of Central services. It is also responsible for appointments to these services. UPSC is a constitutional body headquartered in New Delhi at Dholpur House, which functions through its own secretariat.

UPSC NDA & NA exam is usually held twice a year - NDA I in the month of April and NDA I in the month of November. The entrance examination is conducted to enter Defence Forces like Army, Navy, and Air Force. UPSC organizes the NDA & NA examinations in various cities across the country. Many candidates take the NDA exam every year to make their career in the Indian Defence Services.

The table given below provides the overview of UPSC NDA & NA (II) 2022 exam: 

DetailsParticulars
Name of the ExaminationUPSC NDA & NA Examination
Full-FormUnion Public Service Commission National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination
Conducting AuthorityUPSC
Conducted ForSelection to the Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) and National Defence Academy (NDA)
Examination LevelNational-level
Examination TypeRecruitment Exam
Exam FrequencyTwice a Year (NDA 1 and NDA 2)
Exam ModeOffline
Exam CategoryAfter Class 12
Selection StagesTwo Stages: Written Test and SSB Interview
Exam Duration5 Hours (2.5 Hours for Mathematics and 2.5 Hours for General Ability Test/ GAT)
Language of the testHindi and English
Test Cities41
Contact Details

Phone No. - 011-23381125/ 011-23385271/ 011- 23098543 

Website - upsc.gov.in

UPSC NDA & NA (II) Exam 2022 Important Dates

The schedule for UPSC NDA 2 for the year 2022 has been mentioned in the table below:

EventsDates for UPSC NDA (2) 2022
NotificationMay 18, 2022
Availability of Application FormMay 18, 2022
Last date to applyJune 7, 2022
Application WithdrawalJune 14 - June 20, 2022
UPSC issues NDA admit cardAugust 12, 2022 (Out)
Date of entrance examSeptember 4, 2022
Result announcementOctober 2022
SSB InterviewNovember 2022 Onwards

UPSC NDA 2022 Syllabus

General Ability Test (GAT) and Mathematics are the two elements of the NDA syllabus that make up the written exam. Your understanding of history, general knowledge, current affairs of national and international events, English, science, and geography will be tested as part of the GAT. On the other hand, questions based on 10+2 will be present in the NDA's Mathematics paper. The UPSC NDA syllabus gives the GAT paper a maximum weight of 600 marks, but the Mathematics part only receives 300. Last but not least, UPSC will hold the SSB/Interview for those who meet the requirements in the written test.

 Knowing the syllabus will help you to plan a strategy to ace the exam, thereby, setting the right direction for your preparation for the exam. NDA 2022 will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission twice a year. NDA 2 2022 will take place on September 4, 2022, and NDA 1 2022 will take place on April 10, 2022. Eligible students will be chosen for the exam in order to join the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force. You can also download the official NDA syllabus PDF in this post for Maths and GAT topics. Some of the important topics that are covered in UPSC NDA syllabus are as follows:

TrigonometryAlgebra
Matrices and DeterminantsCurrent Affairs
General KnowledgePolitical Science
HistoryGeography
English GrammarGeometry

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UPSC NDA 2022 Exam Pattern

Details related to exam patterns from both sections have been tabulated below.

Subject
Paper
Total No of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Mathematics1120300
GAT2150600
Total-270900

NDA Paper 2: GAT Paper Marks Distribution 

The maximum weightage for the English section is 200. Other details are provided below.

Sections

Maximum Marks

Part A - English

200

Part B - General Knowledge

Physics

100

Chemistry

60

General Science

40

History, Freedom Movement, etc.

80

Geography

80

Current Events

40

Total

600

NDA Paper 1: Mathematics Paper Marks Distribution 

Some of the important topics asked in the exam include Calculus, Probability, Trigonometry, etc. which help get a good score in the NDA exam.

Topics

Maximum Marks

Calculus

50-62.5

Quadratic equations

37.5-50

Matrices and Determinants

75

Probability

25

Trigonometry

75

Complex Number

25-37.5

Total

300

UPSC NDA & NA (II) Exam 2022 Admit Card

UPSC NDA/NA (II) 2022 Admit card has been released for the examination scheduled to be held on September 4, 2022.UPSC NDA (II) admit card 2022 is now available on the official website of UPSC at www.upsc.gov.in.Candidates can download their UPSC NDA & NA (II) admit card 2022 by entering  their Registration number along with the date of birth. The admit card will display the name of the candidate, roll number, date of birth, and venue details of the entrance exam. Candidates must verify all the details mentioned on the admit card and report to the exam conducting authority in case of any discrepancy/error.

Steps to check and download the UPSC NDA & NA (II) 2022 admit card have been provided in the article. Read it completely to learn.

  • Visit the official website of UPSC - upsconline.nic.in.
  • On the home page, look for 'Admit Card' tab.
  • Look for the following link, “E-Admit Cards for various Examinations of UPSC” and click on it.
  • UPSC NDA 2 admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Click on "Click Here" option. 
  • An instruction page will be opened on the scree. Read all the instructions and click on "Yes" button.
  •  Login page of UPSC NDA Admit Card 2022 page will be displayed on the screen.
  • Candidates can download the NDA 2022 admit card either by using the Registration id or by using the roll number.

UPSC NDA 2022 Cut off

Along with the announcement of the NDA result 2022, the UPSC will also publish the NDA Cutoff 2022 on its official website. Taking the NDA 1 exam took place on April 10, 2022. The NDA answer key gives applicants a general notion before to the announcement of the results.

NDA  Cutoff 2022 - Expected Cutoff

The expected NDA cutoff marks are given below as per the previous years’ trends. 

StageExpected Cut off
Written Exam350-360
Final Cutoff704-71

UPSC NDA 2 Result 2022

UPSC NDA result will be published on the official website of UPSC-upsc.gov.in. It is expected that UPSC NDA 2 result 2022 will be declared on 15th september 2022. The exam for UPSC NDA 2 will be conducted on 4th september, 2022. 

UPSC NDA 2 result 2022 will be soon updated here after the official release of the result. Along with the result, candidates can also check the cut off for UPSC NDA 2 exam here.

Keep following Collegedekho in order to know more updates related to UPSC NDA 2 Exam 2022. 

Best Books for NDA

This is the final piece of advice where we mention some suggested UPSC NDA Books for you. These books will serve as a central location for everyone to timely finish the topics. The material is clear and accurate, which will enable you to give accurate answers.

Subject

Books

Author

Publisher

General Knowledge

General Knowledge 2022

Manohar Pandey

Arihant Publications; Thirteen editions (4 February 2020)

General English

Objective General English for Competitive Exams

SP Bakshi

Arihant Publications; Second edition (1 December 2014)

Mathematics

Mathematics for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy

RS Aggarwal

Arihant Publications; Eight editions (18 March 2020

Preparation Tips for UPSC NDA

You need to develop a good personality, work on your spoken language, broaden your education, and other things. You can use Topper Piyush Thorve's preparation plan for the written and final exams. The greatest NDA Preparation Tips are provided below to assist you with such factors:

  • Obtain a printed copy of the NDA syllabus and Exam pattern before beginning your preparation. Candidates will be better able to address the themes one at a time and schedule their time properly.
  • Candidates must be aware of the amount of time they have left to study for the written exam, prepare a list of the topics they need to cover, and then calculate how much time they will need to finish everything.
  • Following the NCERT Books, you should first understand the fundamental concepts, after which you should review the theories of the concepts you have already studied. Then, the areas that have not yet been covered begin with a review of the fundamentals.
  • It is necessary to review a sizable number of books and notes when completing NDA preparation work. Therefore, it is preferable to compose brief notes that are practical, easy to review quickly, and truly valuable and significant.

UPSC NDA & NA (II) 2022 Vacancies

The table shown below provides the details regarding the vacancies for UPSC NDA & NA (II)2022

 UPSC NDA & NA (II) Vacancies 2022

Academies/ Forces

Number of Vacancies

NDA

370

208 - Army

42 - Navy

120 - Air Force (including 28 vacancies for ground duties)

NA

30

Total 

400

UPSC NDA & NA 2022 Exam Centres

Candidates can select as many as three exam centres while applying for NDA (National Defence Academy) & NA (Naval Academy Examination) 2022.

City

State/Union Territory

Imphal

Manipur

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir

Jorhat

Assam

Kochi

Kerala

Agartala

Tripura

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Aizawl

Mizoram

Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh

Bangalore

Karnataka

Bareilly

Uttar Pradesh

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Cuttack

Odisha

Dehradun

Uttarakhand

Delhi

National Capital Territory of Delhi

Dharwad

Karnataka

Dispur

Assam

Gangtok

Sikkim

Hyderabad

Telangana

Kohima

Nagaland

Kolkata

West Bengal

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

Madurai

Tamil Nadu

Mumbai

Maharashtra

Nagpur

Maharashtra

Panaji

Goa

Patna

Bihar

Port Blair

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Raipur

Chhattisgarh

Ranchi

Jharkhand

Sambalpur

Odisha

Shillong

Meghalaya

Shimla

Himachal Pradesh

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

Tirupati

Andhra Pradesh

Udaipur

Rajasthan

Vishakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh

Contact Details

Union Public Service Commission. Dholpur House,

Shahjahan Road,

New Delhi – 110069

Phone no. 011-23385271/011- 23381125/011-23098543

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FAQs about UPSC NDA & NA

When will UPSC NDA& NA (II) exam 2022 take place?

UPSC NDA & NA (II) is expected to be held in the month of September 2022. 

When is the last date to apply for UPSC NDA & NA (I) 2022 exam?

The last date to apply for UPSC NDA & NA (I) 2022 exam is over. Now candidates can download the admit card to appear for the paper 1 scheduled to be held on April 10, 2022

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