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NDA Exam Date 2024 (Out): Check NDA 1 & 2 Exam Schedule, Timings, Shifts


NDA Exam Date 2024: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the NDA exam date 2024 and will issue the official NDA notification 2024 on December 20, 2023. As per the latest updates, the written exam for NDA 1 2024 will be held on April 21, 2024; whereas the NDA 2 will be conducted on September 9, 2024. The admit card will be issued in March 2024. However, the admit card for NDA 2 exam 2024 will likely be released in August 2024.

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Latest Updates: 
UPSC NDA 1 application form submission started on December 20, 2023, and will end on January 9, 2024. Download the UPSC NDA notification to know more and check the steps to know how to apply online.

This exam is conducted twice yearly to hire candidates in the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy, Pune and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC), Ezhimala. Candidates will be selected based on their performance in the written exam and SSB interview. Scroll down to learn more about the latest dates.

UPSC is set to conduct NDA 1 on April 21, 2024. We suggest all appearing aspirants take free NDA I exam mock tests now to ensure their selection for the applied post. See subject-wise mock tests below.

NDA 1 & 2 Exam Dates 2024

The NDA 1 notification along with other information will be released on the UPSC official website on December 20, 2023. The important dates comprise the dates related to the application form, written exam, admit card, and result. Candidates can check out the important dates from the table below:

EventsNDA 1 DatesNDA 2 Dates
NDA Notification 2024December 20, 2023May 15, 2024
NDA Application Form 2024December 20, 2023May 15, 2024
Last Date to Apply for UPSC NDA 2024 ExamJanuary 9, 2024June 4, 2024
Application WithdrawlJanuary 2024To Be Notified
NDA Admit Card 2024March 2024August 2024
NDA Exam Date April 21, 2024September 9, 2024
NDA Result 2024May 2024September 2024
SSB InterviewTo Be NotifiedTo Be Notified

NDA 2024 Exam Timing

The NDA 2024 exam will be held in two shifts: morning and afternoon. Check out the shift timing for the exam from the below table:

Morning Shift10.00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Afternoon Shift2.00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m

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  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
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NDA Application Form Date 2024

UPSC released the NDA registration dates on December 20, 2023, on its official website — upsc.gov.in. However, the application form for NDA 2 will be released on May 15, 2024. The application process consists of two parts. Part 1 consists of the candidate’s registration, which includes filling out personal and academic information. In the next section, the candidate must upload a photograph and signature and provide payment information and exam centre preferences.

NDA Admit Card Release Date 2024

The NDA 1 2024 admit card has been released in March 2024. Candidates can download their admit card by entering their registration number and password. Without the admit card, they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

Applicants must also check the details on the admit card and ensure they match the information provided in the application form. In case of any discrepancy, they should report to the authorities at the earliest and get it rectified.

NDA Exam Date 2024

While the exam dates have been announced, detailed insights on the same have been mentioned in the official notification uploaded on December 20, 2023. The written NDA 1 exam will be held on April 21, 2024, and the NDA 2 exam will be held on September 9, 2024. The written stage will be held for two papers — Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT), followed by the SSB and medical test, depending on the aspirant’s qualification in each stage.

NDA Answer Key Release Date 2024

The official NDA 2024 answer key will be made available two weeks after the NDA exam in PDF format. The final answer key will be released following the release of the tentative answer key. Candidates who attempt the exam can access the answer key on the UPSC official website.

NDA Result Announcement Date 2024

The UPSC NDA result 2024 will be released after the completion of the examination. It will be released in the form of a merit list on the official website. Candidates who clear the written exam will be eligible to appear for the next round of the selection procedure.

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FAQs on NDA 2024 Exam Dates

Take a look at some of the important frequently asked questions related to the NDA 2024 exam date.

Q: When will the NDA exam 2024 be conducted?

A: The NDA 1 exam will be held on April 21, 2024, and the NDA 2 exam will be held on September 9, 2024.

Q: When will NDA 1 admit card 2024 be released?

A: The NDA 1 admit card 2024 will be released in March 2024.

Q: When will official notification for NDA 2 be released?

A: The UPSC will release the NDA 2 notification on May 15, 2024.

Q: When will the NDA 2 application form 2024 be released?

A: The NDA 2 application form 2024 will be released on May 15, 2024, and the last date to fill out the application form is June 4, 2024.

Q: What is the official website of NDA recruitment?

A: The candidates can check the upsc.gov.in website to get the details about NDA recruitment.

We hope that this detailed article on NDA Exam Dates 2024 helps you. If you have any queries visit our website. Stay tuned to Embibe to get the latest updates on the NDA Exam 2024.

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