UPSC NDA Notification 2024 Released for 400 Vacancies, Apply Online

The UPSC has opened online applications for the NDA-I 2024 Exam. This started on 20th December 2023 and will go on till 9th January 2024. The exam main will be on 21st April 2024. Go to the official website and get the official notification for UPSC NDA 1.Read this notification carefully to make sure you know everything you need to.

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UPSC NDA Application Form 2024

Recruitment AuthorityUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Total Vacancies400
Exam NameNDA 1 2024
Selection MethodWritten Test/Interview/Medical Checkup
Last Date to Apply 09 January 2024
Exam LevelNational

NDA 2024 Notification PDF

The UPSC put out a detailed notice about the NDA 1 2024 Exam on 20th December 2023. You can find this on their official website It has important details like how many positions are open, what qualifications you need, how old you have to be, and how they pick who gets in.

According to the notice, there are 370 positions at the National Defence Academy and another 30 at the Naval Academy. You can download the notice from the UPSC website.

Eligibility Criteria for NDA 1 2024

Before you apply, make sure you meet the requirements for the UPSC NDA 1 2024 exam.


  • For the Army part of the NDA, you need to have finished 12th grade.
  • For the Air Force and Naval parts of the NDA, or the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Naval Academy, you also need to have finished 12th grade (or something similar). But you also need to have studied Physics and Mathematics.


  • To get into the NDA, you need to be a single man or woman born between 2 July 2005 and 1 July 2008. You have to be in this age range to be considered.

Application Fee

  • If you are from the Gen, OBC, or EWS categories, you need to pay ₹100.
  • If you are from the SC, ST categories, or if you’re the son of a JCO, OR, or if you are a woman, you don’t need to pay anything.
  • You can pay online or in cash.

NDA Selection Process 2024

  1. Written Exam: First, you take a written test to see if you know enough and are a good fit for the NDA.
  2. SSB Interview: If you pass the test, you have an interview with the SSB. They check if you have the qualities and skills to be an officer.
  3. Medical Check: If you pass the interview, you have a medical check to make sure you’re healthy enough.

How to apply online for NDA 1 2024 Examination?

  1. Go to the UPSC website at
  2. Find the link for the NDA I Exam 2024 on the homepage.
  3. Click the link and you’ll go to a new page where you need to register.
  4. After you register, log in, fill out the form, and pay the fee.
  5. After you pay, click submit and download the page.
  6. Print a copy of the page for your records.

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