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NDA Exam Instructions, Timings, Exam Center 2022

NDA Exam Instructions

Important Exam Instructions for NDA 1 2022: Aspirants, as you all know that NDA Exam 2022 is scheduled to take place on 10th April 2022 all over India. UPSC has uploaded the e-Admit Card on its official website upsc.gov.in on 14th March 2022. Check complete information about exam dates, timings, instructions and things to be carried inside the exam center in this article.

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NDA 1 2022 Exam: Overview

NDA 1 Admit Card 2022
Name of the Exam National Defence Academy (NDA)
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Conducted in A Year Twice a Year
Mode of Examination Offline
Examination Date 10th April 2022
Admit Card Release Date 14th March
Selection Process
  • Written Examination
  • SSB Interview
  • PFT and DV
Category Exam Day Instructions
Official Website upsc.gov.in

NDA 1 2022: Exam Timings

NDA Exam will be conducted in two shifts across various exam centers spread throughout the country. You can check the complete list below. Candidates should check their exam centers well in advance in order to avoid the last day rush. Candidates should report to the examination center atleast 10 minutes prior to the exam timing i.e.  9.50 am for the forenoon session and 1.50 pm for the afternoon session.

Subject Timing Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 10 am to 12.30 pm 2½ Hours 300
General Ability Test 2 pm to 4.30 pm 2½ Hours 600
Total 5 Hours 900

Candidates are to strictly adhere to the time of reporting in order to complete the entry formalities (including frisking) and verification process (biometrics, identification, and inspection of admit card, ID proof, photograph, signature, etc.) before proceeding to the exam hall.

Along with the admit card details, the candidates also need to have a look at the examination instructions. Below are some important instructions to be taken care of.

Check NDA 1 2022 Exam Pattern

Items to Be Brought Inside Examination Hall

The following items are to be carried to the exam centre:-

(a) e-Admit Card for NDA 1 2022.

(b) Candidate’s Aadhaar Card.

(c) Another valid photo identity card such as PAN card/ passport/ driving licence/ voter identity card/ college identity card or any other valid photo identity proof, with details of name, father’s name, date of birth and a clear photograph.

(d) Ballpoint Pen (Black) for filling the OMR sheet and rough work.

Items Not Permitted Inside Examination Hall

  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, calculators, docupen, slide rulers, log tables, electronic watches with facilities of calculator, mobile phones, blue tooth, pager or any other digital device except the admit card, identity proof inside the NDA exam centre premises.
  • If the candidate is in possession of any of the above-mentioned items, it will be construed as an attempt to using unfair means and his/her examination will be cancelled. The item will be confiscated and he/ she will also be debarred from future NDA examinations.
  • Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination Centres, as safekeeping of the same cannot be assured. IAF will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.

NDA Exam Instructions 2022

Question paper will be made available to candidates during examination. Candidates will not be permitted to leave the exam hall till completion of the examination.

Candidates are required to put the thumb impression on the admit card in advance (at home) before proceeding to the examination centre and to sign on the same in front of the invigilators.

NDA 1 2022 Exam Centers

The NDA Written Exam would be held in total 41 cities across 75 exam centers. Candidates can check their NDA exam centers below:

Agartala Jorhat
Ahmedabad Kochi
Aizawl Kohima
Prayagraj (Allahabad) Kolkata
Bengaluru Lucknow
Bareilly Madurai
Bhopal Mumbai
Chandigarh Nagpur
Chennai Panaji (Goa)
Cuttack Patna
Dehradun Port Blair
Delhi Raipur
4 Dharwad Ranchi
Dispur Sambalpur
Gangtok Shillong
Hyderabad Shimla
Imphal Srinagar
Itanagar Thiruvananthapuram
Jaipur Tirupati
Jammu Udaipur and
Vishakhapatnam

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NDA Exam Instructions: FAQ Questions

Q. Which pen used to write NDA exam?

Ans. Candidates must use black ball pen to fill the OMR sheet in NDA examination.

Q. What should we carry in NDA exam 2022?

Ans. Candidates must carry printout of the e-admit card along with original photo identity card in each session of the NDA exam. Also, black ball point pen to mark the answers in the OMR sheet.

Q. Is NDA exam online or offline?

Ans. NDA exam is conducted offline by UPSC all over India.

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