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NDA 1 2024 Notification

NDA 1 2024 Notification (Check eligibility, syllabus, exam date and how to prepare). UPSC will release the notification for NDA & NA (1) 2024 on 20th December 2023. UPSC NDA & NA Exam is held twice a year for recruiting candidates to join the prestigious National Defence Academy.

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

The Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 21st April, 2024 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.

Eligibility Conditions:

Nationality : A candidate must be unmarried male and must be :
(i) a citizen of India, or
(ii) a subject of Bhutan, or
(iii) a subject of Nepal, or
(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(v) 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :
Unmarried male and female candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 2005 and not later than 1st July, 2008 are eligible. The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation.

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The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination will be as under :

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 for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy : 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics 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.

How To Apply:

(i) Online registration will start from 20th December 2023.

(ii) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in

(iii) Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications will be available on the above mentioned website.


Candidates (excepting SC/ST candidates/Sons 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/MasterCard/Rupay Credit/Debit Card.

Scheme Of Examination:

1. The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:

Mathematics012 hrs 30 mins300
General Ability Test022 hrs 30 mins600
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Mathematics (Paper 01) :

algebra, matrices and determinants, analytical geometry of two and three dimensions, trigonometry, differential calculus, integral calculus and differential equations, statistics and probability, vector algebra.

General Ability Test (Paper 02) :

This Paper will consist of two parts i.e. Part A and Part B.

Part A will include questions from English whereas Part will include questions based on General Knowledge. General Knowledge comprises of Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Current Affairs, Geography, History, Freedom Movement etc.

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Pay Scale:
Lieutenant Rs 56000 – 177500
CaptainRs 61300 – 193900
MajorRs 69400 – 207200
Lt Colonel Rs 12100 – 212400
ColonelRs 130600 – 215900
BrigadierRs 139600 – 217600
Major GeneralRs 144200 – 218200
Lt GeneralRs 182200 – 225000
GeneralRs 250000 (Fixed)
 Important Dates:
Starting date of online application20th December 2023
Last date of online submission 09th January 2024
Withdrawing online application17th Jan – 23st Jan 2024
Admit card31st March 2024
Exam date21st April 2024
NDA written resultMay 2024
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