NDA I and II Admit Card 2023

NDA Admit Card 2023 – UPSC NDA 1 Exam will be conducted on 16th April 2023 for all the candidates who have successfully registered for NDA 1 exam 2023. The Union Public Service Commission has released the NDA 1 Admit card 2023 on its official website on 24th March 2023. 

The UPSC releases NDA/ NA Admit Card a few weeks before the date of the exams. Candidates who have registered for the UPSC NDA 1 Exam are required to show up for the offline examination with a hard copy of their UPSC NDA 1 Admit Card, which can be obtained through the official website via the direct link mentioned in the article below.

The candidates appearing for the NDA/NA Exam on that day can download NDA e-Admit Card from the direct link here. 

The commission has announced a total of 395 vacancies through the notification of the NDA 1 2023 exam. Further details regarding NDA Notification are available on the given link. 

For details regarding the NDA exam, check the linked page. 

Aspirants of various Government Exams can know the details of upcoming examinations on the linked page.

Preparing for the NDA exam? Do a comprehensive exam preparation! Check the links for assistance-

NDA Admit Card 2023 –Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct the written examination for admission to National Defence Academy & Naval Academy courses commencing on 16th April 2023 for which UPSC NDA 1 Admit Card will be issued three weeks before the exam on upsc.nic.in. UPSC announced a total of 395 vacancies for the NDA I 2023 exam, which is the less than the NDA II exam total number of vacancies which was 400.

The Union Public Service Commission released NDA 2 Admit Card 2022 on August 10th 2022. Candidates appearing for the National Defense Academy Exam on September 4th 2022 can download the NDA e-Admit Card. 

Steps to Download NDA 1 Admit Card

UPSC releases NDA exam admit cards on the official website, and only those candidates whose applications are accepted will be able to download the e-admit card. Candidates are required to download the NDA exam admit card following the below-mentioned steps-

  • Visit the official website of UPSC, i.e. upsc.gov.in
  • Look out for ‘What new section’ and Click on ‘e-admit card NDA II exam 2023’

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  • A new window will open with the Download Link, click on the link
  • Read the instructions carefully and proceed. An example is given below in the form of a screenshot:

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  • Provide Registration ID Or Roll number and date of birth and press ‘Submit’. 
  • Check all details mentioned and download NDA admit card 2023.

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UPSC 2023

NDA Admit Card Important Instructions

  • No paper Admit Card will be issued for the Examination by the Commission.
  • Candidates have to download the NDA exam admit card and produce it at the exam centre along with proof of Identity (as entered in the Online Application) for appearing in the Examination.
  • The proof of identity can be an Aadhaar Card/ Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence/ Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State or Central Government.
  • In case the photograph is not visible or available on the NDA e-admit Card, candidates are advised to carry three (3) identical photographs (one photograph for each session) along with the printout of the admit card. 
  • In case of any discrepancy in the e-Admit Card, the same may be communicated to the Commission immediately at e-mail ID: usnda-upsc@nic.in.

Note- Wearing a mask or face cover is mandatory for all candidates. Candidates without mask/face cover will not be allowed entry into the Venue. Further, candidates are allowed to bring their own hand sanitiser in transparent bottles. Besides the above, candidates have to follow COVID-19 norms of ‘social distancing’ as well as ‘personal hygiene’ inside the Examination Halls/Rooms as well as on the premises of the Venue.

Check details related to Government exams after 12th in the given link.

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NDA Exam Admit Card Dates

NDA I & NDA II 2023 Admit Card Dates:

The official notification for NDA 1 exam was released on 21st December 2022 and the application process was closed on 12th January. Candidates who have successfully applied can attend the exam on 16th April 2023, the admit card for which has been released on 24th March 2023. NDA 2 2023 is scheduled to be conducted in September 2023. The Admit Card for NDA 2 2023 will be available in August 2023.

NDA Admit Card 2023

NDA I Admit Card 2023  24 March 2023
NDA I Exam 2023 16th April 2023
NDA II Admit Card 2023  August 2023
NDA II Exam 2023 03rd September 2023

Admit Card Dates 2022

The NDA 2 exam will be held on September 4, 2022. For applicants registering for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 149th course and for the 111th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC), beginning on July 2, 2023, the NDA 2 2022 admit card has been made available.

NDA Admit Card 2022

NDA I Admit Card 2022 14th March 2022
NDA I Exam 2022 10th April 2022
NDA II Admit Card 2022 10th August 2022
NDA II Exam 2022 04th September 2022

UPSC released the NDA 1 Exam Admit Card 2021 on the official website. The table below highlights the important dates related to the NDA exam admit card 2021-

NDA Admit Card 2021
NDA I Admit Card 2021 March 26th 2021
NDA I Exam 2021 April 18th 2021
NDA II Admit Card 2021 October 22nd 2021
NDA II Exam 2021 5th September 2021 [Postponed]

14th November 2021 [Revised Dates]

The table below highlights the important dates related to NDA Exam Admit Card 2021-

NDA Admit Card 2020
NDA I Admit Card 2020 10 August 2020
NDA I Exam 2020 6 September 2020
NDA II Admit Card 2020 10 August 2020
NDA II Exam 2020 6th September 2020

The NDA exam pattern comprises written exams and SSB interviews. Only the candidates who clear the National Defence/ Naval Academy written exam will be called for the SSB interview.

Check the AFCAT Admit Card 2022 in the linked article.
Government Exam 2023

Important Details to Check on UPSC Admit Card 2023

There are three categories of information on the UPSC NDA admit card: personal information, exam information and exam location information.  The following details will be printed on the UPSC NDA Admit Card, and candidates are required to double-check all the information. If there are any mistakes or errors, they should immediately contact the relevant authorities.

Exam Details Personal Details Exam Centre Details
Exam Date Candidate’s Name Name of exam centre
Exam time Date of birth Address of exam centre
Reporting time Roll number City
Photograph and signature Centre code (if any)

One week prior to the exam, if any candidate has not received their NDA admit card or if the admit card has an issue, they should get in touch with the testing organisation right once. The facilitation counter can be contacted by phone or in person for information about the admit card. Candidates who report a problem should include the following information:

  • Name and year of the examination
  • Name of candidate (in full and in block letters)
  • Registration Number (RID)
  • Roll number (if received)
  • Postal address as given in the NDA application form

Contact the authorities right once if your UPSC NDA admit card contains any errors. Below are all of the contact information:

Address Contact No. E-Mail Id
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), 

Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, 

New Delhi – 110069




uscsp-upsc @ nic.in

Visit NDA Books for a detailed list of books required to prepare for the exam, in the link attached.

Exam Day Guidelines for NDA 2023

The following are the NDA 2023 exam guidelines for candidates to check:

  • Candidates should carry any one of the following photo-identity proof along with the admit card:
    • Passport-SIze Photographs
    • Candidates need to bring Passport/Driving License/Voter ID/Aadhar card/College/School ID card to the exam centre for verification
    • Required Photo-identity proof
  • To the exam location, candidates must bring two passport-sized photos. The images must match those that were uploaded during the registration procedure.
  • Keep the admit card until the official NDA result is announced in 2023.
  • Ten minutes prior to the start of the exam, the entry gate closes. Entry for the morning session closes at 9:50 a.m., while entry for the afternoon session concludes at 1:50 p.m.
  • Prohibited Items: Mobile phones, calculators, or any other electronic devices are banned inside the exam centre. Smartwatches are strictly prohibited.
  • Use of normal or simple wristwatches is allowed inside the exam hall. Wearing a mask is mandatory for all candidates.
  • Candidates without a mask will not be allowed entry into the exam centre.
  • Carry a personal bottle of small sanitiser (transparent bottle).
  • Social distancing, as well as personal hygiene, should be maintained inside the exam centre.
  • Candidates need to remove their masks for verification.
  • A black point pen should be brought by candidates to mark the answers.
  • For each session of the exam, applicants whose photos are not clearly printed on their NDA admission cards should present photo identification documentation and three passport-sized photographs together with an undertaking.
  • To minimise any issues on the day of the exam, candidates are recommended to approach their NDA exam centre at least one day in advance.

SSB Admit Card for Interview

Candidates should log into the appropriate website of the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force to download the admit card after passing the written exam with the NDA cutoff. The SSB Interview is conducted in two stages for testing the Intelligence and Personality of candidates.

Candidates can go through preparation strategies for competitive exams to do diligent preparation for the examination.

NDA  Exam Center for UPSC

In the following cities, the Union Public Service Commission will conduct the UPSC NDA & NA 2 Exam. However, the candidate’s UPSC NDA 2 Admit Card 2023 has all the information regarding the location and centre.

NDA Exam Centres

Agartala Chennai Hyderabad Kolkata Raipur
Ahmedabad Cuttack Imphal Lucknow Ranchi
Aizawl Visakhapatnam Itanagar Madurai Sambalpur
Allahabad Dehradun Jaipur, Udaipur Mumbai Shillong
Bangalore Delhi Jammu Nagpur Shimla
Bareilly Dharwad Jorhat Panaji Srinagar
Bhopal Dispur Kochi Patna Thiruvananthapuram
Chandigarh Gangtok Kohima Port Blair Tirupati

Candidates can also visit CDS Admit Card, to download the admit cards.

Candidates willing to appear for the next recruitment of NDA exam can check the links for relevant details-

NDA Eligibility NDA Salary
NDA Syllabus NDA Result

Candidates preparing for other Defence exams can check the linked page for relevant details.

Online Quiz 2023

Frequently Asked Questions about NDA Admit Card


Q1. When will the UPSC NDA/NA 1 2023 Exam be held?

Ans. The UPSC NDA/NA 1 exam is scheduled for April 16th, 2023. (Sunday).

Q2. How can I fix spelling errors on my NDA entrance card?

Ans. You must send the examination authority an email to request that the NDA admit card’s spelling be corrected. Along with your registration ID, you must request the modifications to be made.

Q3. Who releases NDA Admit Card?

Ans: The UPSC NDA admit card is officially released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Only those applicants who were successful in submitting their application will be able to access their NDA admission card from the official UPSC website after entering their login information.

Q4. Is an NDA admit card required for the SSB?

Ans. Yes, the SSB interview requires the NDA admission card. Take a printout of your admit card, the SSB call letter, your Aadhaar card or another form of identification, as well as any other papers requested in the call letter. The SSB call letter is mostly checked by the authority.

Q5. Can I change the NDA exam centre?

Ans: You are not allowed to change the NDA exam centre once the admit card is released.


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