UPSC NDA & NA (I) Recruitment 2024 Opens Doors to 400 Prestigious Vacancies – Apply Now

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UPSC NDA & NA (I) Recruitment 2024 Opens Doors to 400 Prestigious Vacancies

Are you driven by ambition, discipline, and a burning desire to serve the nation? If so, the UPSC NDA & NA (I) Recruitment 2024 presents an unparalleled opportunity to embark on a thrilling journey towards a career in the Indian Armed Forces. Brace yourself for a challenging adventure, because 400 vacancies across the Army, Navy, and Air Force await future leaders like you!

Number of Vacancies: 400

Date of Notification: December 20, 2023

Application Deadline: January 9, 2024 (6:00 PM)

Date of Examination: April 21, 2024

Posts Offered:

  • Army Wing of NDA: 208 vacancies (including 10 for female candidates)
  • Navy Wing of NDA: 37 vacancies
  • Air Force Wing of NDA: 35 vacancies
  • Indian Naval Academy: 30 vacancies


  • Age: 16.5 to 19.5 years as on July 2, 2024
  • Education:
    • Army Wing of NDA: 10+2 pass from a recognized Board with Physics and Mathematics
    • Navy and Air Force Wings of NDA & Indian Naval Academy: 10+2 pass from a recognized Board with Physics and Mathematics.

Application Fee

OthersRs. 100/-
Payment ModeSBI cash or net banking of any bank

Important Dates

Online Application Start20-12-2023
Online Application and Fee Payment Deadline09-01-2024
Last Date for Fee Payment (Cash)08-01-2023 (6:00 PM)
Last Date for Fee Payment (Online)09-01-2024
Application Modification Dates10-01-2024 to 16-01-2024
Exam Date21-04-2024
Admit Card DownloadBefore Exam

Age Limit

Minimum AgeMaximum Age


National Defence Academy12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern with Physics and Mathematics
Naval Academy Exam12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Vacancy Details

Post NameTotal Vacancies
National Defence Academy370
Naval Academy Exam30

Selection Process:

  1. Written Examination: Objective type test with sections on Mathematics, General Ability, English, and Physics (for Navy and Air Force).
  2. SSB Interview: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a five-day Personality Assessment (SSB Interview) at one of the Service Selection Boards.
  3. Medical Examination: Qualified candidates from the SSB Interview will have to undergo a medical examination.

Important Dates:

  • Online registration: December 20, 2023 to January 9, 2024
  • Online exam: April 21, 2024
  • SSB Interview: To be scheduled after the online exam results
  • Medical examination: To be scheduled after the SSB Interview

Salary and benefits:

  • Starting salary ranges from Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 67,700 per month, depending on the academy and service chosen.
  • Other benefits include medical insurance, leave travel allowance, housing allowance, etc.

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How to apply:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC:
  • Click on the “Current Affairs” section
  • Find the “National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) – 2024” notification
  • Read the notification carefully and ensure you meet the eligibility criteria
  • Click on the “Apply Online” link
  • Register yourself and fill the online application form
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit the application form before the deadline

Additional resources:

Tips for preparation:

  • Start preparing early and follow a study plan
  • Practice mock tests and previous year papers
  • Focus on your strengths and work on your weaknesses
  • Stay updated on current affairs
  • Maintain a positive attitude and believe in yourself

Don’t miss this chance to embark on a glorious career in the Indian Armed Forces! Apply today and take the first step towards securing your future as a guardian of the nation.

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