UPSC NDA NA 2024 | Apply Online

UPSC NDA NA Recruitment 2024 Notification Out: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2024 on 21st April 2024 – Examination Notice No.3/2024-NDA-I. The UPSC NDA NA 2023 Exam for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 153rd Course and for the 115th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from 2nd January, 2025. The last date for registration of online applications is 9th January 2024.


Name of the ExaminationNo of Vacancies
National Defence Academy (NDA)370 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force)
Indian Naval Academy (NA) (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)30

UPSC NDA NA 2023 Age Limit: Only unmarried Male candidates. Born not earlier than 02nd July 2004 and not later than 1st July 2007 are eligible.

UPSC NDA and NA Educational Qualifications:

✔️ For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: Matric + 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
✔️ For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University

UPSC NDA NA Application Fee: The fee made either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card.

✔️ ₹ 100/- for General and OBC Category Candidates.
✔️ No fee for SC and ST Category Candidates.

UPSC NDA Selection Process: Written Examination and Personality Test (SSB Interview).

UPSC NDA NA Exam Syllabus: (Objective Type Question Papers)
SubjectCodeMaximum Marks
General Ability Test02600

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

How to Apply UPSC NDA NA Exam 2024?

➢ Eligible candidates are required to apply online through UPSC Online Application Portal (
The candidates to register himself/ herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform.
➢ After OTR registration, the candidates can apply for UPSC NDA NA Exam.
➢ The last date for submission of online applications is 09/01/2024 up to 6:00 PM.

Important Dates:

➢ The Last date for submission of online applications: 09/01/2024 till 6:00 PM
Last date of Modification of OTR would be: 16/01/2024
➢ The online Applications Edit Window dates: 10/01/2024 to 16/01/2024
➢ Tentative date of UPSC NDA NA I 2023 Examination: 21st April 2024.

Help Desk: For any queries / clarification contact Telephone No.011-23385271/ 11-23381125/ 011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.

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What is the minimum qualification for UPSC NDA NA Exam?

The UPSC National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II) minimum qualification is Matriculation / 10th Class and 12th Class Pass from a Govt. recognized Board.

What is the last date for apply UPSC NDA NA 2024?

The UPSC NDA NA I 2024 online registration scheduled to be end on 9th January 2024.

How you apply for UPSC NDA NA 2024?

1. Eligible candidates should apply online through UPSC Online Portal website.
2. Part-I Registration, candidate will have to fill basic information. On submission of details, candidate will be prompted to check the details and make correction, if any, in the application.
3. Part-II Registration consists of filling up Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document, selection of examination centre and Agreeing to Declaration.

What is the selection process of UPSC NDA NA Exam 2024?

The UPSC NDA and NA Exam 2024 selection will be made through following steps:-

✔️ Written Examination
✔️ Interview / Personality Test

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