NDA 2024 exam dates have been announced by UPSC. NDA 1 2024 exam will be conducted on April 21, 2024. NDA 2 2024 exam will be conducted on September 1, 2024. Read here for more details on NDA 1 2024 exam including application form, dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
NDA 2024 exam
NDA 2024: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced NDA 1 and 2 exam dates 2024. The exam dates have been announced through UPSC Calendar 2024. NDA 1 2024 exam will be conducted on April 21, 2024. The notification for the exam will be released on December 20, 2023. The last date of application is January 9, 2024. NDA 2 notification 2024 will be released on May 15, 2024. The last date to apply for the exam is June 4, 2024. The exam will be conducted on September 1, 2024. Candidates who are between 16.5 years and 19.5 years and have passed Class 12 or are appearing in the Class 12 exam can apply for NDA 2024 exam.
NDA exam is conducted twice a year to select eligible candidates for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force wings of National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). Both male and female candidates are eligible to apply for NDA 2023. The selection process comprises written exam and SSB Interview. Read below for more details on NDA 2024 exam.
- NDA Maths Exam Analysis 2023
- NDA 2 Answer Key 2023
- NDA 2 Question Paper 2023
- NDA 2 GAT Question Paper 2023
- NDA 2 Maths Question Paper 2023
- NDA Notification
- NDA Application Form
Next NDA Exam Date 2024
NDA 1 & 2 2024 dates have been announced by UPSC. The written exam of NDA 1 2024 will be conducted on April 21, 2024. The written exam of NDA 2 2024 will be conducted on September 1, 2024. In the table below, we have provided NDA 2024 dates.
NDA 1 2024 exam
NDA 1 2024 notification
NDA 1 2024 application form
20-Dec-2023 to 09-Jan-2024
NDA 2 2024 exam
NDA 2 2024 notification
NDA 2 2024 application form
15-May-2024 to 04-Jun-2024
NDA Notification 2024
NDA 1 notification 2024 will be released on December 20, 2023. NDA 2 notification 2024 will be released on May 15, 2024. The notification will be released on the official website-upsc.gov.in. NDA notifications for both the exams will be released in PDF form and comprises the details related to the exam such as important dates, selection process, how to fill the application form, salary structure, eligibility, etc.
NDA Application Form 2024
NDA 1 application form 2024 will be available from December 20, 2023 to January 9, 2024. NDA 2 application form 2024 will be available from May 15 to June 4, 2024. Candidates need to fill NDA application form 2024 online. The application fee is 100 whereas SC/ ST/ NCOs/ Sons of JCOs/ ORS categories are exempted free fee payment. The application fee can be paid both online and offline.The steps to fill the NDA application form are given below:
- Visit the official website of UPSC
- New users need to complete the OTR Process
- The registered users can directly fill NDA application form 2024
- Registration comprises two parts i.e. Part I & Part II
- Part I includes candidate’s registration, choosing the preferred branch, verifying details and generation of registration ID
- In Part II, candidates need to pay the application fees, select the exam centre, upload scanned images of photographs and signatures
- After filling both the parts successfully, candidates can submit the NDA application form
- Candidates should take the printout of NDA application form and fee transaction receipt
NDA Eligibility Criteria 2024
NDA eligibility criteria includes nationality, educational qualification and age limit. Candidates applying for NDA 2024 exam are required to fulfill the required eligibility. NDA eligibility criteria 2024 is given below:
Candidates must be Indian citizen/ subject of Nepal/ subject of Bhutan/ refugee of Tibetan who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention to settle permanently in India.
Candidates who have migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and east African countries of Zambia, Tanzania, Zaire, Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda or Vietnam with an intention of settlement in India can also apply.
Foreign nationals (except Gorkhas) will be required to produce a certificate of eligibility which is issued by Govt. of India
NDA Age Limit
NDA age limit is 16.5 to 19.5 years. NDA 1 2024 age limit is that only unmarried male/female candidates born not earlier than July 2, 2004 and not later than July 1, 2007 can apply for the exam. For NDA 2 2024, candidates must have born not earlier than January 2, 2005 and not later than January 1, 2008 are eligible for the exam.
NDA Educational Qualification
Candidates who have passed or are appearing in Class 12 can apply for the NDA 2024 exam. Candidates applying for Air Force, Navy, and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy should study Physics, Chemistry and Maths in Class 12.
Gender & Marital Status
Both male and female candidates can apply for NDA 2024 exam. Candidates are not allowed to marry until they complete their training period
NDA Physical Standards
Candidates must be physically fit to be eligible for the exam
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NDA Admit Card 2024
NDA admit card 2024 will be released online three weeks before the exam. The link to download the admit card is made available on the official website-upsc.gov.in. To download the admit card using roll number, candidates must enter registration number, date of birth, and random image. To download NDA admit card using registration number, candidates need to enter roll number, date of birth, and random image. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. NDA admit card comprises details such as candidate’s name, roll number, date of birth, scanned photograph and signature, exam timings, exam date, reporting time, etc. Along with the printed copy of the admit card, candidates need to carry one valid photo-identity proof to the exam centre.
Also Read: NDA Vacancies
NDA Exam Pattern 2024
NDA exam pattern highlights the overall structure of the exam. It is divided into written exam and SSB interview. The details regarding NDA exam pattern is shared below:
NDA Exam Pattern for Written Exam
NDA exam pattern for the written exam is divided into two papers-Maths and GAT. Both papers carry objective-type multiple-choice questions. The Maths paper carries 120 questions of 300 marks. The GAT paper carries 150 questions for 600 marks. The duration of each paper is 2 ½ hours.
NDA Exam Pattern for SSB Interview
The SSB interview comprises two stages. The Stage 1 of SSB interview comprises Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception and Description Test (PP&DT). Stage 2 comprises Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests, and the Conference. The SSB interview carries 900 marks.
NDA Syllabus 2024
NDA syllabus is prescribed by UPSC. It outlines the topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam. The syllabus comprises the topics and sub-topics under GAT and Maths. NDA syllabus is given below:
Mathematics: Algebra, Calculus, Matrices and Determinants, Integral Calculus and Differential Equations, Trigonometry, Vector Algebra, Analytical Geometry Of Two and Three Dimension and Statistics and Probability.
GAT: The GAT syllabus of NDA is divided into two parts. Part A comprises questions from English, while Part B carries questions from General Knowledge. Questions in English part are asked from Grammar and Usage, Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Cohesion. Questions in General Knowledge are asked from Physics, Chemistry, Social Studies, General Science, Geography, and Current Events.
NDA Preparations Tips 2024
The tips and tricks to prepare for NDA 2024 exam are given below:
- Candidates should write down all important formulae, dates, names, equations, etc. as it helps in last-minute revision
- Candidates must solve previous years’ question papers to get a clear idea about the weightage given to each topic
- Candidates should try giving more time to solve difficult topics
- It is important to attempt mock test to improve speed and accuracy
- Candidates need to clear their concepts of the topics given in the syllabus
- Candidates must refer to the best books for NDA preparation
NDA 2024 Exam FAQs
Q: When will NDA 2024 exam be conducted?
A: NDA 2024 exam dates have been announced by UPSC. The exam dates have announced through UPSC Calendar 2024. NDA 1 2024 exam will be conducted on April 21, 2024. NDA 2 2024 exam will be conducted on September 1, 2024.
Q: When will NDA 1 2024 notification be released?
A: NDA 1 2024 notification will be released on December 20, 2023. Interested candidates can fill their application forms till January 9, 2024. NDA 1 notification 2024 will be released to select candidates for National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) for the courses beginning from January 2025.
Q: When will NDA 2 2024 notification be released?
A: NDA 2 2024 notification will be released on May 15, 2024. The last date to apply for the exam is June 4, 2024. NDA 2 notification will be released to select candidates for Army, Navy and Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Courses beginning from July 2025.
Q: What is NDA eligibility 2024?
A: NDA eligibility 2024 in terms of age limit and educational qualification is given below:
NDA Age Limit:
For NDA 1 exam, both male and female candidates must have been born not earlier than July 2, 2004, and not later than July 1, 2007. For NDA 2 exam, both male and female candidates must have been born not earlier than January 2, 2005, and not later than January 1, 2008.
|Army Wing of National Defence Academy||Passed Class 12/HSC or equivalent from a recognised board or university|
|Air Force, Navy, and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy||Passed Class 12/HSC with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics|
Q: What is NDA Exam Pattern?
A: NDA exam pattern is such that it is divided into two parts-GAT and Mathematics. There are a total of 150 questions in GAT while the Mathematics part carries a total of 120 questions. Each section of the exam is held for 2 ½ hours. The GAT section is for 600 marks while the Mathematics section carries300 marks. The GAT section is divided into two parts. Part A comprises English while Part B consists of General Knowledge. The structure of NDA exam pattern is given below.
Q: What is NDA Syllabus?
A: NDA syllabus comprises the topics and sub-topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam. The syllabus of NDA is given below:
- English: Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Spotting errors, Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases, etc.
- NDA Maths Syllabus: Matrices and Determinants, Sets, Venn Diagram, Trigonometry, 2D and 3D Geometry, Differential calculus, etc.
- General Knowledge: History, Chemistry, Current Affairs, Art and Culture, Physics, Chemistry, Basic Science, etc.
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Yes, NDA has similar eligibility and selection criteria for every course. As per the NDA's eligibility criteria, every aspiring student must pass Class 12 for selection. For admission to Army, students need to pass Class 12 by State Education Board or a University and for Force & Navy Class 12 is re
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NDA 2 result 2023 will be announced anytime soon. The roll number wise NDA result will be made available on the official website. However, we provide NDA 2 result 2023 PDF on this page. NDA result is announced separately for the written test and selection after the SSB Interview. UPSC releases the s
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