NDA Application Form 2022 - Dates, How to fill, Eligibility, Fees

NDA Application Form 2022 - Dates, How to fill, Eligibility, Fees

Exam: NDA

NDA Application Form 2022: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the NDA Application Form 2022 will be released on December 22, 2021, along with the NDA 2022 notification. The last date to fill the NDA form 2022 online will be January 11, 2022. The UPSC application form 2022 will be released on the NDA official website - upsc.gov.in.Aspirants must go through the NDA eligibility criteria mentioned in the UPSC 2022 notification, and those who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply for the NDA 2022 exam. Applicants must keep their personal and academic details ready, along with scanned images for uploading for the UPSC application online process. Candidates have to pay a fee Rs 100 has to be paid by candidates of general, EWS and OBC category to submit the application. For more information on the NDA application form 2022 apply online process read the article below.

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NDA Application Form 2022 - Overview

Examination body

Union Public Service Commission

Exam name

UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination

NDA official website


Application mode


NDA 2022 application form release dates

NDA I 2022 - December 22, 2021

NDA II 2022 - May 18, 2021

Application fee

General/ OBC - Rs 100

SC, ST, Sons of JCOs, NCOs, and ORs - NIL

Mode of payment

Online (Debit Cards/Credit Cards, Internet Banking,IMPS,Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets) or Challan

NDA Application Form 2022 - Dates

The NDA 1 2022 application form will be released on December 22, 2021. Check the important NDA exam dates 2022 mentioned in the UPSC 2022 calendar in the table below.

NDA exam dates 2022

NDA 2022 Events

NDA I 2022 exam dates

NDA II 2022 exam dates

NDA 2022 notification

December 22, 2021

May 18, 2022

NDA form 2022 apply online

December 22, 2021

June 24, 2022

NDA application form 2022 last date

January 11, 2022

June 24, 2022

Last date of fee payment online

January 11, 2022

June 24, 2022

Application form withdrawal start date

January, 2022

July, 2022

NDA 2022 form withdrawal last date

January, 2022

July, 2022

NDA Exam Date 2022

April 10, 2022

September 4, 2022

NDA Eligibility Criteria 2022

UPSC prescribes the NDA eligibility criteria for all applicants wanting to appear/ apply for the NDA 1 and 2 2022 exam. Those who meet the NDA 2022 eligibility can fill the NDA form 2022 online. Aspirants between the age group of 16.5 to 19.5 years, who have passed class 12th or equivalent exam can apply for the NDA 2022 exam. Now as per the Supreme Court women can are also eligible to apply for the NDA exam. For more details on the NDA eligibility criteria 2022 check the table below.

NDA eligibility criteria 2022



Age limit

16.5 to 19.5 years (no age relaxation is given to reserved category)

Educational qualification

Passed 10+2 or equivalent exam from recognised board

NDA attempts limit

Till within the upper age limit

NDA Application Form 2022 - Documents required to fill NDA form

While filling the application form of NDA applicants need to keep important details and documents required to fill the NDA form 2022 ready. The list of details and documents required to apply online for the NDA 2022 exam is mentioned below.

  • Active email id and mobile number.

  • Scanned photograph and signature.

  • Valid photo ID card details.

  • Other documents and certificates required (if applicable).

  • Basic personal and academic details

  • Fee payment details etc.

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NDA exam pattern 2022

NDA syllabus 2022

How to fill an NDA Application Form 2022?

The instruction on how to fill the UPSC 2022 application form must be followed carefully to avoid the rejection of the NDA form 2022 at a later stage of the NDA selection process. Follow the instructions mentioned below or in the NDA notification 2022 on how to fill the NDA application form.

Step 1 - Go to the NDA official website - upsc.gov.inCandidates must visit the UPSC official website.

Step 2 - Go to the What's New section on the home page.In the What's New section on the official UPSC website, search for the “Exam Notification: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination, 2022” link and click on it.

Step 3 - A new window will open on the screenThe NDA Examination, 2022 notification PDF link and NDA application 2022 link will displayed on the screen.

Step 4 - Download the NDA notification 2022Candidates must read the NDA and NA 2022 notification thoroughly before proceeding to fill the UPSC application form 2022.

Step 5 - To fill the NDA application form 2022, press Click here linkBy pressing the “Click here” link you will be redirected to the NDA form 2022 registration page.

NDA application page details

Examination code



Notice Number

Notice date

Closing date

Registration Part 1 link

Registration Part 2 link

Step 6 - Click on click on the Part 1 registration linkClick on the NDA 2022 part 1 registration link, read the instructions on how to fill the online NDA application form 2022 and press the “Yes” button.

Step 7 - Fill the details asked in Part 1 Registration formThe application form for part 1 form will appear on the screen. Fill all the relevant details asked in the form. And press the “Continue” button.

NDA form part 1

Candidate name

Date of birth


Fathers name

Mothers name

Marital Status

Persons with Benchmark Disability


Minority status

Fee Remission Allowed

Educational qualifications

Degree Subject in Graduation





Step 8 - Now fill the NDA service preference orderFill the post preferences, in order of your choice by numbering them between 1 to 4. And other details.

Step 9 - Preview the details filled in NDA form part 1Applicants must the details filled are ok or not. And click on the Submit button. A registration slip will be generated. Applicants need to download that NDA 2022 registration slip for future reference.

Step 10 - Now click on the NDA Part 2 registration linkA new pop up screen will open, enter the NDA 2022 Registration ID, date of birth and captcha and press the submit button.

Step 11 - Pay the NDA application fee 2022Pay the NDA application fee either in online or offline mode as per your convenience. After paying the form fee click on the “Continue” button.

NDA 2022 application fee


NDA application fee

General/ OBC/ EWS

Rs 100

SC, ST, Sons of JCOs, NCOs, and ORs


Step 12 - Select the NDA 2022 exam centre

Step 13 - Upload the documents and images required to complete the NDA application processUpload the relevant images and documents as asked by the UPSC in jpg/ jpeg format. And photo identity card in PDF format in the dimension specified by the Commission.

NDA Scanned Images dimensions

Scanned Images/ Documents

File Size and Format



20 to 300 KB in JPG format

Photograph must be recent with white background


Signature must not be in capitals and use blue/ black ink

Photo Identity Document (PID)

20 to 300 KB in pdf format

Any one should be uploaded -

Voter Card/ Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ School Photo ID/Any other photo ID Card issued by the State/ Central Government

Step 14 - Before final submission of NDA application form 2022 , use the "Print Preview" option to check the application details. Click on "I have read Declaration and Agree" for the final submission. To edit, click on "I Do not Agree".

If facing any difficulty while filling the NDA form 2022, then applicants can get in touch with the UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate C of its campus in person or over telephone number 011-23385271/ 011-23381125/ 011-23098543.

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What to do if payment is not received by the UPSC?

The UPSC releases a list of those who's payment has not reached the Commission. The list is known as the NDA fictitious fee list. These applicants have to submit a documentary proof of fee payment to the Under Secretary (NDA), UPSC, through post or by hand within 10 days of the release of the list. The list is released after a few days of the last date of submission of the NDA application form. On receiving relevant proof for the failed payment, UPSC accepts the genuine fee payment cases.

NDA Application Form 2022 - Points to remember

While filling the application form for NDA, pay attention to every detail entered. Few important points to remember while filing the NDA 2022 application form:

  • Read the NDA notification carefully.

  • Go through the NDA eligibility.

  • Check if the details entered in the NDA form 2022 carefully before submitting.

  • Dimensions of the images must be as mentioned in the notification.

  • Use the latest version of the browser to fill the form.

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NDA Salary 2022

NDA cutoff 2022

What to do if I forget the NDA 2022 Registration ID?

If you forget or lose the UPSC registration ID then it is advisable to check your registered email inbox and SMS for the same. While filling the part 1 of the NDA application form it is auto-generated and emailed and messaged to you. If you still are unable to find it then you will have to register again to obtain the NDA registration id and password.

How to withdraw NDA Application Form 2022

If after filling the UPSC NDA application form, candidates wish to withdraw as they do not want to appear for the exam, then they need to follow the steps that are given below:

  • Visit NDA official website

  • Click on NDA application to withdraw the application form

  • An OTP will be sent to applicants registered email and mobile

  • Request for NDA 2021 withdrawal will be processed after validating the OTP

  • After withdrawal request for NDA online 2021 application is accepted, candidates should print the receipt

NDA exam centres 2022

Applicants can enter their preference of NDA exam centres while filling the NDA application form 2022. The NDA exam centres are provided in various parts of the country. The number of exam centres in a city may vary based on the number of applicants who have applied for that city as their exam venue. Any request to change the NDA 2022 exam centre will not be entertained by the UPSC after the final submission of the application form.

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