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NDA 2 2024 Notification Out for 404 Vacancies | Apply Now

NDA 2 Notification 2024:

On May 15, 2024, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will officially release the notification for the NDA 2 2024 exam, which will fill 404 positions. From May 15 until June 4, 2024, eligible applicants may fill up application forms on UPSC's official website. In order to be eligible to apply for the NDA 2 Examination, candidates must confirm that they are in the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the NDA as well as the Indian Naval Academy Courses (INAC) for the 154th and 116th courses. 

UPSC NDA 2 2024 Notification PDF has been released by the Union Public Service Commission on 15th May 2024 on their official website along with vacancy details, education qualification, age limit, and selection process etc. As per the notification, vacancies for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy will be announced. 

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is responsible for conducting the NDA Exam twice every year to select eligible male and female candidates for the admission to Army, Navy, and AIR Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Courses (INAC). The NDA 1 exam was already over and NDA 2 Notification has been released on 15th May 2024 on the official website of UPSC.

NDA 2 2024 Notification


Exam Conduction Body

Union Public Service Commission

Exam Name

National  Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA and NA)

Level of Exam


Advt. No




NDA 2 Notification 2024

15th May 2024

NDA 2 Application Form 2024

15th May to 4th June 2024

NDA 2 Exam Date 2024

1st September 2024 (Sunday)


Unmarried Boys and Girls

Selection Process

Written Test and SSB Interview

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Vacancy Details:

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared 404 openings for the National Defense Academy and Naval Academy through the NDA 2 2024 Notification. The National Defence Academy (NDA) for the Army, Navy, and Air Force ministries, as well as the Naval Academy (NA), are among the positions available for the NDA 2 Vacancy 2024.



National  Defence Academy


208 (including  10 for female candidates)


42 (including 03 for female candidates)

Air Force

i)Flying – 92 (including 02 for female candidates)

ii) Ground Duties (Tech) – 18

(including 02 for female candidates)

iii) Ground duties (Non-Tech) – 10

(including 02 for female candidates)

Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)


34 (including 05 for female candidates)



Eligibility Criteria:

For the applicants to be eligible for the NDA 2 Exam 2024, they must meet the basic requirements. The NDA 2 2024 Notification's details regarding Education Requirement, Age Limit, Nationality, and Physical Standards are listed here.



Education Qualification

For Army Wing of National Defence Academy:

12th pass/HSC or equivalent

For Air Force and Naval Wings of ND 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



Age Limit:

The NDA age range is 16.5–19.5 years old. Only single male and female candidates who were born on July 2, 2005, and July 1, 2008, are eligible to apply for NDA 1 2024. Candidates for NDA 2 2024 must have been born between January 2, 2005, and January 1, 2008, in order to be eligible for the exam.  

What is the Selection Process:

Both a written exam and an SSB interview are part of the NDA exam selection procedure. Following a successful written exam, candidates must go through a five-day assessment procedure called the Service Selection Board (SSB) interview. Those who make the cut will attend the National Defence Academy for training. The positions of Lieutenant in the Army, Sub-Lieutenant in the Navy, and Flying Officer in the Indian Air Force are commissioned for candidates who are accepted into the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy.

What is the Application Process:

The UPSC NDA NA 2 exam online registration period opened on May 15 and will run through June 4, 2024. All Inter science stream students who are between the ages of 16.5 and 19.5 can fill out the application by going to the official UPSC website, To view all of the information on the NDA 2 Application procedure, click the link below.

What is the Application Fee:

The application price for the NDA 2 exam is Rs. 100, and candidates from the General Category must pay it online or with cash at any State Bank of India branch. The NDA 2 2024 application fees are shown below each category.

General: INR 100

Candidates who identify as SC/ST, female, or who work in JCO/NCO/OR wings are exempt.

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