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NDA 1 2024 Notification Arrives: Check Now

December 18, 2023
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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has officially released the NDA 1 2024 notification, paving the way for your journey into the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA). This notification is your roadmap to a career of honor and service, defending our nation with courage and distinction.

NDA 1 Notification 2024: Check Eligibility, Merit List, and Cut Off here!

Eligibility & Key Dates:

  • Unleash Your Potential: To embark on this adventure, you must be an unmarried Indian citizen between 16.5 and 19.5 years old.

  • Academic Prowess: For the Army Wing, a 12th pass certificate with Physics and Mathematics is sufficient. For the Air Force and Naval Wings, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are required.

  • Mark Your Calendar: Applications open on December 20, 2023, and close on January 10, 2024. Don't miss this window of opportunity!

NDA 1 Notification Overview 2024:

Sl. No

Name of the Article

NDA 1 Notification 2024


Under the Department

National Defense Academy & National Naval Academy


NDA 1 2024 Notification Release Date

December 20, 2023


Exam year



Total number of seats

To be updated


NDA 1 Application Form 2024

December 20, 2023


Last Date for NDA 1 Registration 2024

January, 2024


Age  limit

16.5 years to 19.5 years


Application fee

General Category: 100SC, ST & Female: Exempted


Mode of application



Level of exam

National Level


Type of Exam

Entrance exam


Frequency of Exam

Twice in a year


Position name

Army, Navy and Air Force Wings under NDA & NVA


Educational Qualification

A pass mark sheet of 12th class with Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics under the 10 +2 pattern


Mode of Exam



Exam Date

Expected in March, 2024


Result date

Expected in April, 2024


Admit Card release Date

One week prior the exam date


Selection process

Written Examination Interview





Official Website

Application Process & Selection Procedure:

  • Gear Up: Head over to the official UPSC website ( and register for the One Time Registration (OTR) process. Fill out the application form meticulously, providing accurate details.

  • Test Your Mettle: The selection process begins with a written exam consisting of two papers: Mathematics and General Ability Test. Both papers are objective type and carry 300 and 600 marks respectively. Prepare well to secure the minimum qualifying marks required for your category.

  • Face the Challenge: If you clear the written exam, brace yourself for the Service Selection Board (SSB) interview. This rigorous assessment tests your leadership, communication, and physical fitness. Sharpen your skills and be ready to impress!

NDA 1 Merit List: 

This list reveals the candidates who aced the written exam and are shortlisted for the next selection stage. It usually appears online on the UPSC website a few weeks after the exam. Find your name and roll number to see if you're moving forward!

NDA 1 Cut-Off: 

It's the minimum qualifying score you need to clear in the written exam. Remember, it can vary depending on factors like exam difficulty, available vacancies, and the number of applicants. Stay updated on cut-off trends and adjust your preparation to stay ahead of the curve!

Bonus Tip: Download the official NDA 1 notification from the UPSC website for complete details on eligibility, application process, and selection procedure. Don't miss out on vital information!