UPSC NDA 1 Notification 2024 – Apply Online for 400 Posts

Last date for applying: 09-01-2024 ,  Published On: 01-02-2024

UPSC NDA 1 Notification 2024 – Apply Online for 400 Posts

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the NDA 1 Notification 2024 PDF for the NDA 1 Exam 2024 on 20th December 2023. This notification invites applications for 400 vacancies in the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and the Indian Naval Academy Courses (INAC) for the 153rd Course and the 115th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). Eligible candidates can apply from 20th December 2023 to 9th January 2024 through the official UPSC website.

NDA 1 Notification 2024 Highlights:

  • Exam Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission
  • Exam Name: National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA & NA)
  • Level of Exam: National
  • NDA 1 Notification 2024 Release Date: 20th December 2023
  • NDA 1 Application Form 2024: 20th December 2023 to 9th January 2024
  • NDA 1 Exam Date 2024: 21st April 2024 (Sunday)
  • Eligibility: Unmarried Boys & Girls
  • Selection Process: Written Test and SSB Interview
  • Official Website:

UPSC NDA 1 Notification 2024 PDF: The detailed notification, including vacancy details, education qualification, age limit, and selection process, is available in the UPSC NDA 1 Detailed Notification 2024 PDF. Interested candidates can download the PDF from the official website The notification specifies a total of 400 vacancies, with 370 for the National Defence Academy and 30 for the Naval Academy.

Download UPSC NDA Notification 2024

NDA 1 Vacancy 2024: The vacancy distribution for NDA 1 includes 370 positions for the National Defence Academy (Army, Navy, and Air Force) and 30 positions for the Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme). The table below provides a detailed breakdown of the vacancies:

National Defence AcademyArmy - 208 (including 10 for female candidates)
 Navy - 42 (including 03 for female candidates)
 Air Force - Flying (92 including 02 for female candidates), Ground Duties (Tech - 18 including 02 for female candidates, Non-Tech - 10 including 02 for female candidates)
Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)30 (including 09 for female candidates)

NDA 1 Notification 2024 Eligibility: Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria for the NDA 1 Exam 2024:

Education Qualification:

  • For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th pass/HSC or equivalent
  • For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at NA: 12th Class/HSC or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics

Age Limit: 16.5 years – 19.5 years

Marital Status: Unmarried

For more detailed information and to submit applications, candidates are advised to visit the official UPSC website The application window is open from 20th December 2023 to 9th January 2024 (6 pm). Prepare well for the written test and SSB Interview to secure admission to the prestigious NDA and INA courses.