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UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification (Out) for 400 Posts


UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification (Out) for 400 Posts 

UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification (Out) for 400 Posts

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the much-anticipated UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification for the National Defense Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2024. This notification brings forth a golden opportunity for aspirants seeking to join the prestigious defense forces. With a total of 400 posts available across various departments, the application process began recently and will continue until the 9th January 2024. Aspiring candidates can apply online, and the selection process involves the SSB Test/ Interview, emphasizing a comprehensive evaluation of candidates’ aptitude and personality traits.

UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification:

For those considering a career in the National Defense Academy and Naval Academy, this UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification provides detailed information on the eligibility criteria, application dates, and the selection process. The online mode of application ensures ease and accessibility for candidates across India. Aspirants are encouraged to visit the official website,, to download the detailed notification and stay informed about this esteemed examination that marks a gateway to a fulfilling career in the defense forces.

UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 Notification – Overview:

Organization Name :Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Exam Name :National Defense Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2024

No. of Posts :400

Application Starting Date :Started

Application Closing Date :9th January 2024

Mode of Application :Online

Category :Central Government Jobs

Job Location :Across India

Selection Process :SSB Test/ Interview

Official Website

UPSC NDA 1 Exam 2024 – Important Dates:

Events Important Dates

NDA Notification 2024 Release Date :20th December 2023

NDA Online Registration Start Date :20th December 2023

NDA Apply Online 2024 Last Date :9th January 2024

Application Withdrawal date :10th to 16th January 2024

NDA Exam Date 2024 :21st April 2024

NDA Admit Card 2024 :April 2024

UPSC NDA NA 1 2024 Vacancy:

Department Vacancies

National Defence Academy Army: 208 (including 10 for female candidates)

Navy: 42 (including 12 for female candidates)

Air Force: Flying- 92 (including 02 for female candidates), Ground Duties (Tech) – 18 (including 02 for female candidates), 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 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.

Age Limit:

Only unmarried male/ female candidates born not earlier than 02nd July 2005 and not later than 1st July 2008 are eligible.

Educational Qualifications:

(i) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

(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 of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

Note: Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

UPSC NDA Exam Fee:

Candidates (excepting SC/ ST candidates/ female candidates/ Wards of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs specified in Note 2 below who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) 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/ Master Card/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card.

UPSC NDA NA 1 2024 Salary:

The selected candidates will get a salary ranging from Rs. 15,500/- to Rs. 2,50,000/- per month according to their posts.

Note: For post-wise salary details refer to the official notification.

UPSC NDA Selection Process:

The candidate will be selected based on:

Written Test – 900 Marks

SSB Interview/ Personality Test – 900 Marks

UPSC NDA 1 Exam Pattern:

Subject Name Code Marks Duration

Mathematics 01 300 2 Hours 30 Minutes

General Ability Test 02 600 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Total 900 Marks 5 Hours

SSB Test / Interview 900 Marks


The questions will be asked in bilingual languages (English & Hindi)

Negative Marking – Candidates should note that there will be a penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. – One-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty.

UPSC NDA Syllabus 2024:

Candidates while preparing for the UPSC NDA 1 Exam should cover subjects like Mathematics and the General Ability Test. Below are the topics given by the officials.










General Ability Test


General Knowledge



General Science

History, Freedom Movement


Current Events

UPSC NDA 2024 Admit Card:

The UPSC NDA 2024 Admit Card is a crucial document that candidates eagerly await as it serves as their entry pass to the National Defence Academy (NDA) examination, scheduled to take place on 21st April 2024. Anticipated to be released seven days before the exam, the admit card is an essential component for candidates to appear in the examination. This document contains vital information, including the candidate’s details, exam center, and exam timings. Aspiring candidates are advised to keep a close eye on the official website for the timely release of the UPSC NDA 2024 Admit Card.

UPSC NDA 1 Result 2024:

The UPSC NDA 1 Result 2024 of the examination will be declared after the completion of the test. Candidates can anticipate the release of the results as it marks a crucial phase in their assessment. The outcome will showcase the performance of each candidate, providing insights into their strengths and areas for improvement. It serves as a pivotal moment, determining the success and progress of individuals who have undertaken the examination. Aspirants are encouraged to stay updated with official announcements to promptly access their results, which will play a decisive role in shaping their future endeavors.

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