NDA 2 2024

Post Name : NDA 2 2024 Notification is Out; Apply Online for 404 Vacancies
Post Date :  16 May , 2024
Post Description : The Union Public Service Commission issued the UPSC NDA 2 Notification 2024 today, May 15, 2024. All interested candidates can apply online for the NDA 2 2024 exam from May 15, 2024 to June 4, 2024. A total of 404 openings have been released for admission to the NDA’s Army, Navy, and Air Force wings for the 154th and 116th Indian Naval Academy Courses (INAC), which begin on July 2, 2025.

NDA 2024 Overview

Candidates should check the official notification before filling out the NDA online form. All 12th-pass aspirants who are 16.5 years old can apply for the NDA 2024 exam. Here are the key highlights of the NDA 2 2024 exam shared below for the reference of the candidates.

NDA 2024 Overview
Exam Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission
NDA Full FormNational Defence Academy
Exam NameNDA & NA Examination, 2024
Exam LevelNational
FrequencyTwice a Year
NDA 2024 Eligibility12th Pass
Selection ProcessWritten Exam and SSB Interview
Job LocationAnywhere in India
Official Websiteupsc.gov.in

NDA 2024 Important Dates

Candidates must be well-acquainted with the NDA 2024 important dates to meet the deadline for any important event. The NDA form 2024 Apply online link was active till June 4, 2024, at upsc.gov.in. Check the latest NDA Exam Schedule 2024 shared below.

NDA 2024 Important Dates
EventsNDA 1 2024NDA 2 2024
NDA 2024 Notification Release DateDecember 20, 2023May 15, 2024
NDA 2024 Online Registration Start DateDecember 20, 2023May 15, 2024
NDA 2024 Apply Online Last DateJanuary 9, 2024June 4, 2024
NDA Application Form 2024 Correction Window datesJanuary 10 to 16, 2024To be updated soon
NDA 2024 Exam DateApril 21, 2024September 1, 2024
NDA 2024 Admit CardApril 2024To be updated soon
NDA 2024 ResultTo be updated soonTo be updated soon

NDA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed NDA Eligibility Criteria 2024 have been released through the official notification. Aspirants should check the NDA 2024 age limit and eligibility criteria on the official notification PDF to avoid cancellation of their candidature. Check the detailed NDA 2024 Eligibility Criteria regarding age, qualification, nationality, etc, below for the reference of the aspirants.

NDA Age Limit 2024

Aspirants must ensure they satisfy the NDA age limit 2024 before applying for the recruitment drive. As per the official NDA 2024 notification, only unmarried male/female aspirants born not earlier than 02nd July 2005 and not later than 1st July 2008 are eligible for the post. The NDA 2 2024 age limit will be between 16.5 and 19.5 for all categories.

NDA Educational Qualification 2024

Candidates should fulfil the NDA educational qualification 2024 before applying for the recruitment drive. The NDA 2024 educational qualification varies as per the posts. The detailed NDA 2 educational qualification 2024 is tabulated below.

NDA Qualification 2024
Post NameUPSC NDA Educational Qualification 2024
For the Army Wing of the National Defence Academy12th Class pass or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy12th Class pass with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

NDA Nationality 2024

An aspirant should be an unmarried male/female and must be:

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

NDA 2024 Physical Standard Test

Candidates should fulfil all the physical standard requirements specified in the NDA 2024 notification. Aspirants who fail to meet the NDA 2024 physical standard criteria will not be allowed to appear in the further recruitment process. The NDA physical standard test criteria are detailed below.

NDA Height Requirements
For Ground Duty
Height RequirementsMinimum HeightMaximum Height
Other States157.5 cm
For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to the North-Eastern regions of India and hilly regions of Uttarakhand152.5 cm
Candidates from Lakshadweep155.5 cm
For Flying Duty
Height RequirementsMinimum HeightMaximum Height
Sitting Height81.5 cm96.0 cm
Leg Length99.0 cm120.0 cm
Thigh Length64.0 cm

NDA 2 2024 Apply Online Link (Active)

The UPSC released the NDA 2 2024 application form through online mode at upsc.gov.in. All the eligible aspirants who have submitted the correct details in the NDA 2 application form 2024 will get access to download the NDA 2 Admit Card 2024 using the correct login credentials. The UPSC NDA registration last date was June 4, 2024, and the NDA 1 application form 2024 correction window link will be active from June 5 to June 11 2024. The NDA 2 2024 Apply Online is Active now.

Steps to Apply for UPSC NDA 2024

Candidates can fill out the NDA 2 application form 2024 on the official website or direct link shared above. Follow the steps below to apply online for the UPSC NDA 2024 exam without any hassles.

Step 1: Go to the official UPSC website, i.e. upsc.gov.in.

Step 2: Click the “Apply Online link” for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2024.

Step 3: Enter the valid details to complete OTR registration.

Step 4: Log in with the Registration ID and password and complete NDA online form 2024.

Step 5: Upload the documents in the prescribed format and pay the application fees.

Step 6: Take the printout of the NDA 2 application form 2024 for future reference.

NDA 2024 Application Fees

Candidates should pay the NDA 2024 application fee of Rs. 100 either by using the cash in any Branch of the State Bank of India by cash or Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment or Internet banking. The category-wise NDA 2 2024 application fees are given below.

NDA 2024 Application Fees
CategoryApplication Fees
GeneralRs 100
SC/ST candidates/female candidates/Wards of JCOs/NCOs/ORsExempted

NDA 2024 Vacancy

The Union Public Service Commission has published the NDA 2 vacancy details through the official notification PDF. Thus, candidates should check the notification to avoid confusion at any selection stage. Here is the distribution of the NDA 2 2024 vacancy details shared below for all the departments.

NDA 2 Vacancy 2024
National Defence AcademyArmy208 (including 10 for female candidates)
Navy42 (including 06 for female candidates)
Air ForceFlying-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)34 (including 05 for female candidates)

NDA 2024 Selection Process

The NDA selection process 2024 has been updated in the official notification. Candidates must clear all the selection stages to be eligible for the provisional appointment.

NDA Selection Process 2024
Written Exam
  • Question Type: Objective Type
  • Exam Mode: Offline
  • Medium: Hindi and English
  • Section: Mathematics and General Ability Test
  • Maximum Marks: 900
  • Duration: 2 ½ hours for each paper
SSB Interview
  • Stage I: Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT)
  • Stage II: Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference.
  • Maximum Marks: 900

NDA 2024 Exam Pattern

The NDA exam pattern 2024 has been released through the NDA 2024 notification. It will provide insights into the exam requirements, question type, number of sections, and marking scheme specified in the NDA 1 notification 2024 PDF. Check the detailed NDA 2024 exam pattern below.

  • The NDA 2024 exam will be conducted offline and comprises objective-type questions.
  • The medium of the NDA 2024 exam will be English and Hindi.
NDA Exam Pattern 2024
SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Mathematics2½ Hours300
General Ability Test2½ Hours600
SSB Test/Interview900

NDA 2024 Syllabus

The recruitment authority has released the NDA Syllabus 2024 through the official notification. It will provide insights into the topics that can be asked in the written exam. As per the notification, the NDA exam syllabus is divided into two subjects, i.e. Mathematics and General Ability Test. Candidates should study all the topics prescribed in the syllabus to maximise their scores in the NDA 2024 exam. Check the subject-wise NDA 2024 syllabus below.

NDA 2 2024 Syllabus
SubjectNDA Syllabus 2024
  • Algebra
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry of Two and Three Dimensions
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
General Ability Test
  1. English
  2. General Knowledge
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • General Science
  • History, Freedom Movement, etc
  • Geography
  • Current Events

NDA 2024 Exam Centre

The NDA 2024 Exam Centre have been released through a detailed notification. The actual NDA Exam Date 2024, exam city, and address will be informed to all the registered candidates through the admit card. It is advised to reach the exam centre at least 60 minutes before the reporting time of the NDA 2024 exam. Here is the list of NDA Exam Centre 2024 for all the states shared below.

NDA Exam Centre 2024
AgartalaGhaziabadPanaji (Goa)
AjmerGurgaonPort Blair
AhmedabadGwaliorPrayagraj (Allahabad)
Almora (Uttarakhand)IndoreRaipur
Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh)ItanagarRajkot
ChennaiKohimaSrinagar (Uttarakhand)
CuttackKozhikode (Calicut)Thiruvananthapuram
Gautam Buddh NagarNavi MumbaiWarangal



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