By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

9th June, 2023

NDA Exam: Important Dates, And How To Apply

NDA is a national-level entrance examination conducted by UPSC twice a year to recruit eligible candidates for the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy.


“Here is all you need to know about NDA Exam 2023

NDA 1 2023 exam was conducted for admission to the courses in January 2024. NDA 2 2023 exam will be conducted for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA for the 152nd Course and for the 114th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from  July 2, 2024.

About NDA 2023

Important Dates

NDA 2 will be conducted on 3rd September, 2023. The Application form for NDA1 2024 will commence from 20th December 2023 to January 9th 2024. 

NDA Online Form 2023

NDA 2 application form 2023 was released on May 17, 2023. The last date to apply for the exam was June 6, 2023. Interested candidates are required to fill NDA application form online. The application fee is INR 100 for General/OBC candidates while SC/ST/Sons of JCOs, NCOs, ORs are exempted from fee payment

How To Apply Online For NDA Exam?

Visit the official website of UPSC.  Register online by filling the Part I of application. Login with the registration number to fill Part II of the application form. Then, Fill in all the details in Part II application form. Finally, Submit the fees and take printout of the application form.

NDA exam is known to be highly challenging and competitive exam. However, it is possible to crack the exam with proper preparation and practice. It is important to note that success in the NDA exam also depends on factors such as dedication, focus, and time management.