UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Notification (Out) for 400 Posts | Check Eligibility, How to Apply, and More

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the much-anticipated UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notice for the National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2024. This notification is a fantastic chance for anyone seeking to join the prestigious defence forces. There are 400 open positions across departments. Interested applicants can apply for the UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 until January 9th, 2024. The recruitment offers numerous jobs and follows specified requirements for age limit, qualification, salary, and application process information are provided below.

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Overview

Application ProcessOnline
Starting Date of Apply20th December 2023
Last Date of Apply9th January 2024
Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam NameNational Defense Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2024
Total Posts400 Posts
Job LocationAll Over India
CategoryGovernment Jobs
Selection ProcessSSB Test/ Interview

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Important Dates

Starting Date20th December 2023
Last Date9th January 2024
Application Withdrawal Date10th to 16th January 2024
NDA Examination Date 202421st April 2024
NDA Admit Card 2024
April 2024

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Vacancy Details

National Defence AcademyArmy:
  • 208 (including 10 for female candidates)
  • 42 (including 12 for female candidates)
Air Force:
  • (I) Flying – 92 (including 02 for female candidates),
  • (ii) Ground Duties (Tech) – 18 (including 02 for female candidates),
  • (iii) Ground Duties (Non-Tech) – 10 (including 02 for female candidates)
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)30 (including 09 for female candidates)

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Eligibility Criteria


A candidate must be an unmarried male and must be :

  • A citizen of India or
  • The subject of Nepal, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

Educational Qualification:

(i) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th grade pass on the 10+2 school education pattern, or passing an equivalent test administered by a university or state education board.

(ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from the 10+2 School Education pattern or equivalent from a State Education Board or a University.

Note: Candidates may also apply for this exam if they are taking the 10+2 pattern of school education for their 12th class or an equivalent exam.

Age Limit:

Only unmarried male and female candidates born between July 2, 2005 and July 1, 2008 are eligible.

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Salary Details

The shortlisted candidates would receive a monthly salary ranging from Rs. 15,500/- to Rs. 2,50,000/- depending on their position.

Note: Please refer to the official notification for post-specific pay details.

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Selection Process

The candidate will be selected based on:

  • Written Test – 900 Marks
  • SSB Interview/ Personality Test – 900 Marks

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Application Procedure

How to Apply:

To Apply for UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024, Please follow the steps below:

  • Candidates can check their eligibility by downloading the UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification PDF.
  • Visit the official website or click on the UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Apply Online link provided below in the Important Links Section.
  • Complete the Registration/Application Form thoroughly.
  • Upload Crucial Documents.
  • Pay Application Fees Online/Offline Payment Mode (if required).
  • Finally, submit your Application and Print it out for future reference.

Application Fee:

Candidates (except SC/ ST candidates/ female candidates/ Wards of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs specified in Note 2 below who are exempt from fee payment) must pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using State Bank of India’s net banking facility or by using Visa/ Master Card/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card.

UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024 Important Links

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FAQS Regarding UPSC NDA 1 Examination 2024

How many openings are there in the UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024?

The National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2024 have 400 positions.

When is the deadline for applying for the UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024?

The application deadline is January 9, 2024, and candidates can withdraw their applications from January 10th until January 16th, 2024.

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