NDA 2023 Application Form (On 21st Dec), Registration, Admission Procedure – Apply Here Online

NDA I 2023 Application Form will be released on 21st December 2022 through online mode. NDA is known as the National Defense Academy  is a national level entrance exam conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). This exam is conducted twice in a year through which various applicants become eligible for selection into training academies of Indian NavyIndian Military and Air Force.

Applicants have to qualify the entrance exam followed by SSB interview rounds & medical tests in order to be eligible for entry into NDA. The exam can be held by 2nd week of April 2023 for 1st session & on 1st week of September 2023 for 2nd session. Below in this article, we have provided all the details of NDA 2023 latest updates including Application Form, Fees, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates, and How to apply.

NDA 2023 Registration: On 21st December

 NDA I 2023 Application Form will be released on 21st December 2022. Click here to Apply. The link will be provided here.

NDA 2023 Exam Date for both papers (NDA 1 & NDA 2) has been announced. The exam will be held on 16th April 2023 for 1st session & on 3rd September 2023 for 2nd session. Check other dates from below.

NDA 2023 Exam Dates:

Below, we have provided the important dates for NDA I Registration 2023:

Events For NDA I Dates 2023 (Tentative)
Released of application form 21st December 2022 
Last date to submit application form 10th January 2023
Withdraw of application 18th – 24th January 2023
Downloading of admit card 15th March 2023
Exam Date 16th April 2023


Events For NDA I Dates 2023 (Tentative)
Released of application form 17th May 2023
Last date to submit application form 6th June 2023
Withdraw of application 18th – 24th January 2023
Downloading of admit card 15th March 2023
Exam Date 3rd September 2023

NDA 2023 Application Process:

Below we have provided the Application Procedure for NDA 2023:

  • The application form will be released by 21st December 2022 for 1st session and 17th May 2023 for 2nd session.
  • Applicants can apply for both the sessions through online mode.
  • The official board will also provide the facility for withdraw of application within a certain period of time from 3rd to 4th week of January 2023 for 1st session and 2nd to 3rd week of June 2023 for 2nd session.
  • Applicants are suggested to fill the application properly and carefully as no modification in the application will be allowed after submission of form.
  • The last date to submit the application form will be till 10th January 2023 for 1st session and 6th June 2023 for 2nd session.
  • There are two parts in registration process – Part I & Part II.
  • In Part I, applicants have to fill basic & other details in registration form.
  • In Part II, applicants have to upload their scanned photograph and signature, make choice of test centre and to create payment of application fee.
  • After completion of application process, applicants are suggested to take the printout application form and keep it safely for any further usage.

Steps to Apply for NDA 2023 Application Form/How to fill form?

Below we have provided the details regarding how to fill the NDA Application form 2023:

  • Go through the official website of UPSC 2023 or go for the “Direct Link” provided above in this article.
  • Now click on “Online Registration -NDA Admission 2023” and then click on “Fresh Candidates (Click here) to create Log In”.
  • Fill required details like Email Id, Phone Number, Name, Date of Birth and select the program candidates apply for and submit them.
  • Now login with Email Id and Date of Birth and a new page of NDA Application Form will open.
  • After login, fill the NDA Application form with required details and click on “save” button.
  • NDA 2023 Application Form will contains information like Name, Fathers Name, Address, Academic details, examination Centre, Contact Information etc..
  • Now upload photograph and signature in NDA application Form.
  • Photograph should be passport size photograph with plane background and should be within size and format provided in the information brochure.
  • Signature should be candidate running hand signature and should be scanned within size and format provided in the information brochure.
  • Now go for the payment Mode and then fill the required details accordingly.
  • Once payment has been successfully paid take the copy of filled Application From and Fee receipt as proof for further usage.
  • Applicants don’t need to send hardcopy of Application Form to the authority.

NDA 2023 Application Form Fee:

NDA 2023 Application fee can be submitted through online mode only.
Candidates can pay through Credit Card /Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card) / Net Banking/UPI payment gateways for transaction of application form fee.
The Application fee will be non-refundable at any circumstances.

Below we have provided the application form fee category wise:

For all category candidates, the application fee is Rs.100/-.

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NDA 2023 Application Documents Required:

  • Recent passport size photograph
  • Recent scanned signature
  • Educational Certificates
  • Certificate of qualifying examination
  • The certificates should be self-attested
  • SC/ST/OBC–NCL certificate
  • PwD/DA certificate
  • Nativity Proof (if required)
  • Reservation Certificates (if required).

NDA 2023 Application Form Correction?

We regret to inform you that you cannot edit or correct the details if you have made the final submission of the NDA online application. There is no correction facility for NDA application so candidates cannot correct the details. However, you can apply once again with new email ID and phone number.

How to Edit NDA 2023 Application Form?

Give below is the process to make changes in the NDA 2023 application form for final submission. No changes will be allowed afterwards.

  • Go to the official website or go for the direct link provided above in this article.
  • Click on NDA registration
  • Enter NDA application number, password and security pin displayed on screen
  • Click on application form correction option
  • Click on ‘I agree’ box
  • You will be redirected to application status
  • Select section which you wish to edit
  • Make the changes and review them
  • Make final submission

Important Instructions for NDA Application Form Correction?

  • NDA form correction will be a one-time activity. After that, modification in any details will not be allowed under any circumstances.
  • Correction will be allowed only for those candidates who completed the form filling process earlier and paid the fees.
  • For form correction, click on the appropriate links provided under ‘Application Form Steps’.
  • Changes will be displayed on the Confirmation Page after final application form submission.
  • Candidate must take a copy of the revised confirmation page showing the changes made for further usage.

NDA 2023 Eligibility Criteria:


  • Candidates applying should be Indian citizen/ subject of Nepal with the intention to settle permanently in India.
  • Applicants those 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 are also eligible.
  • Applicants who are foreign nationals (except Gorkhas) will be required to provide the certificate of eligibility which is issued by Govt. of India.

Gender, Age & Marital Status:

  • Male & female both applicants are eligible to apply for NDA exam.
  • Applicants will not be allowed to marry until they complete their training period.
  • Candidates applying age should be between 16.5 to 19.5 years. For NDA I, the applicants must be born between 2nd July 2004 to 1st July 2007. For NDA II, the applicants must be born between 2nd January 2005 to 1st January 2008.

Education Qualification:

  • For Air Force & Naval Wings (Cadet entry scheme): Applicants should have passed 10th and 12th level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • For Army Wing: Applicants should have passed 10th and 12th level from a known board or university.
  • Appearing: Appearing candidates for 12th level are also eligible to apply.


  • Candidates applying must be physically fit as per the physical standards set by the commission of NDA admissions.
  • Applicants who have withdrawn or resigned from any training academies of Armed forces on disciplinary grounds are not eligible.

NDA 2023 Courses Offered:

National Defence Academy exam is held twice a year by Union Public Service Commission for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC).

NDA 2023 Exam Centres:

Agartala Ghaziabad Panaji (Goa)
Agra Gorakhpur Patna
Ajmer Gurgaon Port Blair
Ahmedabad Gwalior Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Aizawl Hyderabad Puducherry
Aligarh Imphal Pune
Almora (Uttarakhand) Indore Raipur
Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) Itanagar Rajkot
Aurangabad Jabalpur Ranchi
Bengaluru Jaipur Sambalpur
Bareilly Jammu Shillong
Bhopal Jodhpur Shimla
Bilaspur Jorhat Siligudi
Chandigarh Kochi Srinagar
Chennai Kohima Srinagar (Uttarakhand)
Coimbatore Kolkata Thane
Cuttack Kozhikode (Calicut) Thiruvananthapuram
Dehradun Leh Tiruchirapalli
Delhi Lucknow Tirupati
Dharwad Ludhiana Udaipur
Dispur Madurai Varanasi
Faridabad Mumbai Vellore
Gangtok Mysore Vijayawada
Gaya Nagpur Vishakhapatnam
Gautam Buddh Nagar Navi Mumbai Warangal

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