NDA Application Form 2024, Check Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, Exam Centres and More

The NDA Application Form 2024 is the form you fill out to apply for the National Defence Academy exam in 2024. It's essential to complete the NDA Application Form 2024 accurately to ensure your eligibility for the exam.

by Tamilarasi S

Updated May 20, 2024

NDA Application Form 2024, Check Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, Exam Centres and More

NDA Application Form 2024

The National Defence Academy (NDA) application process for 2024 involves multiple stages, including registration, form filling, fee payment, and document submission. 

Important Dates



Registration Period

May 15, 2024 - June 4, 2024

Application Correction Window

June 5, 2024 - June 11, 2024

Exam Date

September 1, 2024

NDA Eligibility:

  • Candidates must ensure they meet the eligibility criteria before applying.
  • For the Army Wing, candidates should have passed the 12th standard or equivalent.
  • For the Air Force, Navy, and Naval Academy, candidates should have passed 12th standard with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Application Fee

  • General/OBC: Rs 100
  • SC/ST candidates/female candidates/Wards of JCOs/NCOs/ORs: No fee required

One Time Registration

Candidates must register through the One-Time Registration Portal (OTRP) on the official UPSC website before filling out the NDA application form. The OTR process involves providing personal details, educational qualifications, and contact information.

Details Required for OTR

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Minority Status
  • Valid Mobile Number
  • Valid Email ID
  • Board Exam Roll Number
  • Security Question

Exam Centres

  • NDA exams are conducted across various cities in India in two shifts.
  • Candidates can select three exam centers based on their preference during the application process.

Filling Part I of the NDA Application Form

  • Visit the official UPSC website.
  • Click the “New Registration” link and enter personal, educational, and address details.
  • Choose branch preferences (Indian Army, Air Force, Navy).
  • Verify the entered details and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Obtain the registration ID.

Filling Part II of the NDA Application Form

  • Login with Email ID/Mobile Number/OTR ID and password.
  • Pay the application fees (Rs 100 for General/OBC, no fee for SC/ST/Women).
  • Select three exam centers.
  • Upload scanned copies of the photograph, signature, and Photo ID Card.
  • Agree to the declaration and submit the form.
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