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NDA Exam 2024 Apply Online 404 Posts NDA Exam Date 2024 is 01/09/2024


NDA Exam 2024: Union Public Service Commission i.e. UPSC has invited applications for Exam to 404 vacant posts in National Defense Academy. All the candidates who are willing to fill the application form of upsc nda Exam 2024 must fill the upsc nda Exam 2024 application form before 04/06/2024 up to 06:00 PM only.

UPSC NDA Exam 2024 online application form will be submitted between 15/05/2024 to 04/06/2024 and the online application fee of upsc nda examination 2024 can be deposited only between 15/05/2024 to 04/06/2024. UPSC NDA Admit card 2024 for written examination will be released 15 days before the examination.

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UPSC NDA Exam 2024 Apply Link

UPSC NDA 2024 NotificationDownload
UPSC NDA Registration 2024Register
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UPSC NDA Exam 2024 Last Date

UPSC NDA Official Notification Release Date15.05.2024
UPSC NDA application form filling date15/05/2024
Last date to fill upsc nda application form04/06/2024
UPSC NDA Exam Date01/09/2024
UPSC NDA Admit CardNDA Admit card will be released 15 days before the exam


UPSC NDA 2024 Exam Important Details

  • Name of the Exam: National Defence Academy Examination 2024
  • Full Form of the NDA: National Defence Academy
  • Exam Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • Exam Level: All India
  • Exam Mode: Online Written Exam and SSB
  • UPSC NDA Job Location: All India


UPSC NDA Post Name/No of Posts

  • Army Wing: 208 Posts (10 for female candidates)
  • Navy Wing: 42 Posts (06 for female candidates)
  • Air Force Wing: 120 Posts (06 for female candidates)
  • Naval Academy: 34 Posts (05 for female candidates)


UPSC NDA Salary 2024

Stipend to Officers Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies Rs 56,100/-p.m.*

Basic Pay ₹61,300
Military Service Pay (MSP)₹15500
DA ₹23,808
Salary ₹1,05,324
Deduction- DSOP(PF)₹6000
Income tax₹9000
In-hand salary ₹ 85,324


UPSC NDA Educational Qualification 2024

  • Army Wing: To apply for the post of Army Wing candidates must be Passed/Appearing 10+2 Exam in Any Recognized Board in India.
  • For Air Force & Naval Wing: To apply for the post of Air Force & Naval Wing candidates must pass/Appearing 10+2 Exam with Physics & Math Subjects.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for nda examination 2024.
  • NOTE: In NDA Examination 2024, Candidates appearing in the 11th class exam are not eligible. 


UPSC NDA Age Limit 2024

  • Candidates who were born not earlier than 2nd January, 2006 and not later than 1st January, 2009 are eligible for NDA examination 2024.
  • Only unmarried male/female are eligible for NDA examination 2024.


UPSC NDA Application Form

The application form of UPSC NDA Exam Exam 2024 will be submitted online. Those candidates who want to fill the upsc nda application form, should fill the application form by clicking on this link . The application form will be filled between  15/05/2024 to 04/06/2024.


UPSC NDA Application Fee

Unreserved category, Other Backward Class and EWS category candidates will have to deposit Rs 100 as application fee, this application fee will be non-refundable. Female, Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Disabled candidates will have to deposit Rs 00 as application fee.

  • Unreserved category (UR): Rs 100 
  • Other Backward Class (OBC): Rs 100 
  • EWS category: Rs 100
  • Scheduled Caste (SC): Rs 00
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST): Rs 00
  • All Female Candidates: Rs 00


UPSC NDA Selection Process 2024

upsc nda selection process will be conducted in two phases –

  • Written examination
  • Interview for intelligence and personality test


UPSC NDA Exam Pattern

Mathematics300 Marks/2½ Hrs.
General Ability Test600 Marks/2½ Hrs.
SSB Test/Interview900
All Total1800


UPSC NDA Syllabus 2024 Topic Wise


UPSC NDA Mathematics Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Algebra
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical geometry of two and three-dimensions
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus and differential equations
  • Vector algebra
  • Statistics and probability


UPSC NDA General Ability Test Syllabus Topic Wise


UPSC NDA English Syllabus Topic Wise

  • English
  • Ordering of sentence
  • Error spotting and sentence improvement
  • Reading comprehension
  • Cloze comprehension
  • One-word substitution
  • Antonym and synonym
  • Reported speech
  • Parts of speech


UPSC NDA General knowledge Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Physics: 25% Weightages
  • Chemistry: 15% Weightages
  • General Science: 10% Weightages
  • Social Studies: 20% Weightages
  • Geography: 20% Weightages
  • Current Events: 10% Weightages


NDA Physics Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Physical Properties and States of Matter
  • Mass, Weight, Volume, Density, and Specific Gravity
  • Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer
  • Motion of objects, Velocity, and Acceleration
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion, Force, and Momentum
  • Parallelogram of Forces
  • Stability and Equilibrium of bodies
  • Gravitation
  • Elementary ideas of work, Power, and Energy
  • Effects of Heat, Measurement of Temperature and Heat, change of State and Latent Heat, Modes of Transference of Heat. 
  • Sound waves and their properties
  • Natural and Artificial Magnets, Properties of a Magnet, Earth as a Magnet.
  • Static and Current Electricity
  • Conductors and Nonconductors
  • Ohm’s Law
  • Simple Electrical Circuits
  • Heating, Lighting, and Magnetic Effects of Current
  • Use of X-Rays
  • Simple Pendulum working, Simple Pulleys working, Siphon working, Levers working,
  • Balloon working, Pumps working, Hydrometer working, Pressure Cooker working, Thermos Flask working, Gramophone working, Telegraphs working, Telephone working, Periscope working, Telescope working, Microscope working.

NDA Chemistry Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Physical and Chemical changes
  • Elements, Mixtures, and Compounds
  • Symbols, Formulae, and simple Chemical Equations
  • Law of Chemical Combination
  • Properties of Air and Water
  • Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction
  • Acids, bases, and salts
  • Carbon—different forms
  • Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial
  • Material used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches, and Gun-Powder
  • Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom, Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

NDA General Science Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Difference between the living and nonliving. 
  • Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasm and Tissues. 
  • Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals.
  • Elementary knowledge of Human Body and its important organs.
  • Common Epidemics, their causes, and prevention.
  • Food—Source of Energy for man. 
  • Constituents of food, Balanced Diet. 
  • The Solar System—Meteors and Comets, Eclipses.
  • Achievements of Eminent Scientists.

NDA Social Studies Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Indian History
  • Culture and Civilization
  • Freedom Movement in India
  • Indian Constitution and Administration
  • Five-Year Plans of India
  • Panchayati Raj, Co-operatives and Community Development
  • Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State, Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Forces shaping the modern world, Renaissance, Exploration, and Discovery 
  • War of American Independence. 
  • French Revolution
  • Industrial Revolution 
  • Russian Revolution. 
  • Impact of Science and Technology on Society. 
  • Concept of One World
  • United Nations
  • Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism. 
  • Role of India in the present world.

NDA Geography Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Earth, its shape and size
  • Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Concept of time
  • International Date Line
  • Movements of Earth and their effects
  • Origin of Earth
  • Rocks and their classification; Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes.
  • Ocean Currents and Tides Atmosphere and its composition
  • Types of Climate
  • Major Natural regions of the World
  • Regional Geography of India—Climate
  • Natural vegetation
  • Mineral and Power resources
  • Important Sea ports and main sea, land, and air routes of India
  • Main items of Imports and Exports of India

NDA Current Events Syllabus Topic Wise

  • Current important world events
  • Current important India events 


NDA Intelligence and Personality Test

The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection processes- 

Stage I: 

  • Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests
  • Picture Perception 
  • Description Test (PP&DT)

Stage II:

  • Interview
  • Group Testing Officer Tasks
  • Psychology Tests 
  • Conference


How to Apply UPSC NDA Application Form 2024

UPSC NDA Exam 2024 application form will be filled online. The process of filling the online application form is as follows-

  • Candidates have to register first on upsc nda website. To register, candidates should register by clicking on the link given in the important download section above.
  • After registration, the candidate will have to fill the application form. While filling the application form, the candidate should check all the given information thoroughly and then submit the final.
  • After that the candidate will have to deposit the application fee, the application fee can be deposited through net banking credit card debit card.
  • After depositing the application fee, candidates should take a print out of their application form and keep it safe with them.


UPSC NDA Admit Card 

UPSC nda admit card for written exam will be released 15 days before the exam. This admit card will be released on the official website of UPSC. Candidates who will fill the UPSC NDA application form can download their admit card from the official website of UPSC. Apart from this, candidates can also download their admit card from website because as soon as the link to download the admit card is activated on the official website, that link will be activated on the website. Candidates can download UPSC nda admit cards from the official website by clicking on that link.

UPSC NDA Answer Key

The answer key of the exam will be uploaded on the official website within 7 days of completion of upsc nda written exam. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can download the answer key and match their answers. If any candidate has any kind of objection. If yes, then he can lodge his objection within the given time.


The result of upsc nda Exam Exam exam 2024 will be released on the official website of Candidates who have appeared in the Exam examination should download their result from the official website. Apart from this, candidates can also download their result PDF from this website. The link to download the result PDF will be activated on this website as soon as the result PDF is downloaded on the official website. Candidates can check by clicking on that link.

People Also Ask about NDA Exam 2024

Ques. What is the highest post in NDA?

Ans. lower to higher rank in NDA

  • Lieutenant 
  • Captain
  • Major
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Colonel
  • Brigadier
  • Major General
  • Lieutenant General HAG Scale
  • HAG+Scale
  • VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG)
  • COAS

Ques. Who is eligible for NDA?

Ans. Only 12th pass unmarried male/female candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 2006 and not later than 1st January, 2009 are eligible for NDA examination 2024.

Ques. Can a 20-year-old apply for NDA?

Ans. No, Only 16.5 years-19.5 years unmarried male/female candidates are eligible for NDA examination.

Ques. What is a NDA salary?

Ans. Pay scale of Army Officers and equivalent ranks in Air Force and Navy

  • Lieutenant: Level 10 56,100 -1,77,500 
  • Captain: Level 10 B 61,300- 1,93,900 
  • Major: Level 11 69,400 – 2,07,200 
  • Lieutenant Colonel: Level 12A 1,21,200 – 2,12,400 
  • Colonel: Level 13 1,30,600-2, 15,900 
  • Brigadier: Level 13A 1,39,600-2,17,600 
  • Major General: Level 14 1,44,200-2,18,200 
  • Lieutenant General HAG: Scale Level 15 1, 82, 200-2,24,100 
  • HAG+: Scale Level 16 2,05,400 – 2,24,400 
  • VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG): Level 17 2,25,000/-(fixed) 
  • COAS: Level 18 2,50,000/-(fixed)

Ques. Is PCM compulsory for NDA?

Ans. For Army Wing PCM is not compulsory but for Air Force & Naval Wing PCM is compulsory.

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