NDA E-Admit cards released: How to download and what to check
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the e-admit cards for the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination (II) 2023 on its official website. The candidates who have applied for the examination can download their e-admit cards from the UPSC website https://upsconline.nic.in till April 30, 2023.
The NDA and NA examination (II) 2023 is scheduled to be held on May 7, 2023 at various centres across the country. The examination is conducted for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA and the Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC).
Here are the steps to download the e-admit cards:
Visit the UPSC website https://upsconline.nic.in
Click on the link \"e-Admit Card: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2023\" under \"What's New\" section.
Read the instructions carefully and click on \"Yes\" to proceed.
Select any of the options to download the e-admit card by registration id or by roll number.
Enter the required details and click on \"Submit\".
The e-admit card will be displayed on the screen. Download and print it for future reference.
The candidates are advised to check their e-admit cards carefully and report any discrepancy to the UPSC immediately. They should also carry a valid photo identity proof along with their e-admit cards to the examination centre. They should also follow the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the UPSC and the government.
The NDA and NA examination (II) 2023 will consist of two papers: Mathematics and General Ability Test. The Mathematics paper will have 120 questions of 300 marks and the General Ability Test will have 150 questions of 600 marks. The duration of each paper will be two and a half hours. The candidates will have to answer the questions in objective type format.
The candidates who qualify the written examination will be called for the Services Selection Board (SSB) interview. The SSB interview will test the candidates' personality, intelligence, physical fitness and suitability for the defence services. The SSB interview will be conducted in two stages: Stage I and Stage II. The Stage I will consist of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception and Description Test (PP&DT). The Stage II will consist of Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO), Psychology Tests and the Conference.
The final merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the written examination and the SSB interview. The candidates who are selected will undergo training at the NDA or the NA for a period of three years. After completing the training, they will be commissioned as officers in the respective services.
The NDA and NA examination is one of the most prestigious and competitive examinations in the country. It offers a golden opportunity for the young and aspiring candidates to join the defence forces and serve the nation. The candidates who clear the examination and the SSB interview will get a chance to study at the NDA or the NA, which are among the finest institutions in the world. They will also get exposure to various aspects of military training, academics, sports and extracurricular activities.
The candidates who are preparing for the examination should have a thorough knowledge of the syllabus and the exam pattern. They should also practice solving previous year papers and mock tests to improve their speed and accuracy. They should also work on their general awareness, current affairs, English language and communication skills. They should also maintain a healthy lifestyle and a positive attitude.
The NDA and NA examination is not only a test of knowledge but also a test of character. The candidates who aspire to join the defence forces should have a strong sense of patriotism, discipline, courage, leadership and teamwork. They should also be ready to face any challenge and overcome any obstacle. They should also have a passion for learning and a spirit of adventure. aa16f39245