NDA Exam Pattern 2022- Check NDA 1 & NDA 2 Pattern Here


NDA Exam Pattern 2022- UPSC has released the exam pattern of NDA 2022 along with official notification. UPSC NDA 2022 exam pattern contains subject and topics to prepare, number of question, marking scheme and more. NDA paper pattern is available at upsc.gov.in. As per the UPSC NDA exam pattern, there The exam pattern of NDA 1 exam and NDA 2 exam are similar. NDA 2022 exam pattern helps in creating a well-planned strategy to clear the examination. 

To successfully qualify the NDA 2022 exam, candidates have to qualify in both the papers by attaining minimum NDA cut off marks. UPSC conducted National Defence Academy & Naval Academy 2022 on April 10, 2022. NDA 2 Exam 2022 will be held on September 4, 2022. Check the provided details to get the complete view of the NDA 2022 Exam Pattern.

NDA Exam Pattern 2022 Highlights

Exam Conducting Body UPSC
Name of Exam National Defence Academy & Naval Academy 2022
NDA Exam Date 2022 April 10, 2022 and September 4, 2022
Exam Mode Offline (Pen Paper Based)
Medium English and Hindi
Number of sections 2
Type of Question Objective or MCQ
Total Number of Questions 270 Questions (Mathematics- 120 and General Ability Test- 150)
Total Marks 900 Marks (Mathematics- 300 Marks and General Ability Test- 600 Marks)
Exam duration 2.30 hours (Each Section)
Negative Marking -0.83 in Maths and -1.33 in GAT

UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2022

There will be 2 papers including GAT and Maths in NDA 2022 exam. Below is the duration and complete NDA marking scheme-

Paper Subject Duration Maximum Marks
I Mathematics 2 hours 30 minutes 300
II General Ability Test 2 hours 30 minutes 600
Total 900
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NDA Exam Pattern 2022 for General Ability Test

Part Subject Maximum Marks
Part A English 200
Part B General Knowledge 400
  Total 600

NDA 2022 Marking Scheme

Sections Marks for Each Right Answer Negative Marking for Wrong Answer
GAT 4 1.33
Mathematics 2.5 0.83

UPSC NDA Exam Pattern 2022 for SSB Interview

Candidates who qualify the written examination will be called for SSB Interviews, to be conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence for Admission to Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of the National Defence Academy.

Stages Tests
Stage 1  Screening Test
  • Verbal and non-verbal tests.
  • PPDT
Stage 2 Psychological Test
  • Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
  • Self Description Test (SD)
  • Word Association Test (WAT)
  • Situation Reaction Test (SRT)
Group Testing Officers Test
  • GD
  • GPE
  • PGT
  • HGT
  • IOT
  • FGT
  • Command Task
  • Snake race/Group Obstacle Race
  • Individual lecture
Personal Interview
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NDA Syllabus 2022

  • Algebra
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry of 02 & 03 Dimensions
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus and Differential Equations
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Probability

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NDA 2022 Admit Card

The admit card of NDA 2022 will be released 03 weeks prior to the examination. Candidates will have their registration number and date of birth details to download the call letter. The admit card will be available online on the main website of UPSC. Before the release of admit card, candidates must ensure that they know all aspects of NDA exam pattern 2022.

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