The online application process for the UPSC NDA 2 2024 exam has commenced with the release of its official notification to fill vacancies for admission to the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Courses (INAC) for the 154th Course and the 116th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). This is a great opportunity for aspirants who are aiming for careers at the National Defence Academy. As per UPSC's announcement, 12th pass candidates can submit their duly filled NDA 2 Form 2024 online. The online application link for the NDA 2 Exam is now activated at and will remain available till 4th June 2024 (6 pm).

NDA 2 Application Form 2024

The Union Public Service Commission is responsible for conducting NDA Exams. The online registration link is now available on its official website Interested and eligible candidates must submit their UPSC NDA 2 Application Form 2024 before the last date. The direct link to fill out the form will also be provided in the article below, along with all the details required to complete the UPSC NDA Form 2024. 

Check all the Important dates for the NDA 2 Application Form 2024 for the National Defence Academy exam as mentioned in the below table as notified by UPSC through UPSC Calendar 2024. Candidates must bookmark the important dates to avoid any deadline. The last date for filling NDA form is 4th June 2024 and the modification of OTR would be done before 11th June 2024. 

UPSC NDA 2 Application Form 2024- Important Dates
NDA 2 Notification 202415th May 2024
NDA 1 Application Form Starts15th May 2024
Registration Last Date4th June 2024 (6 pm)
Last Date to Pay Fee4th June 2024 (6 pm)
Modification in OTR Profile11th June 2024
Modification of Application Form5th to 11th June 2024
NDA 2 Exam Date 20241st September 2024

UPSC NDA 2 Application Form Fee

The online application fee has also been released along with the notification to fill out the NDA form 2024. The fee can be deposited in any Branch of SBI by cash or can be submitted by using the net banking facility of the State Bank of India or directly by using Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card. The category-wise application fee for NDA 2 exam 2024 is discussed below.

UPSC NDA 2 Application Form Fee
CategoryNDA Online Form Fee
GeneralRs. 100/-
SC/ ST candidates/ Sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORsNil

Note- Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

NDA Application Form 2024 Link

Before filling out the NDA Application Form, the candidates must be aware of the detailed NDA Eligibility and only those who fulfill the required eligibility criteria can submit their NDA Online Form from 15th May to 4th June 2024 (6 pm). The online UPSC NDA registration will remain active till 4th June 2024 (6 pm). Candidates are advised to fill their application forms before last date to avoid technical glitches. 

NDA 2 Application Form 2024 Link- Click to Apply

NDA 2 Notification 2024 Out for 404 Vacancies- Click to Check

How to Fill NDA Online Form 2024?

Candidates must apply online using the website They need to first register on the One Time Registration (OTR) platform available on the Commission’s website, and then fill out the online application for the examination. Go to the official website of and click on "Apply Online". The application form has two stages: Part I & Part II, detailed below.

NDA Application Form Part I

The Part I registration to fill out NDA form 2024 is classified into 4 steps:

Step-I The candidate must begin with the registration process and submit all the details correctly in the application form.

Step-II The next step is to choose the preferred branch you want to join in the Defence Army.

Step-III Enter your email id and phone number and verify the details.

Step-IV Fill the required details in the NDA 2 2024 Application Form.

Candidate nameDate of birthGenderFather's name
Mother's nameMarital StatusPersons with Benchmark DisabilityCommunity
Minority statusFee Remission AllowedEducational qualificationsDegree Subject in Graduation

Step-V The last step to complete the registration process is the generation of the Registration ID.

NDA Application Form Part II

  1. Pay the application fee for the UPSC NDA 2 Exam as applicable.
  2. Select the preferred city where you want your exam centre to be allotted.
  3. Upload your photograph, signature, and photo-identity proof as per the required file size and format.
  4. Agree to the declaration and submit your application form for UPSC NDA 2 Exam. Download a copy of the application form for future reference.

Pre-requisite of NDA Online Form 2024

Upload the relevant images and documents as asked by the UPSC in jpg/ jpeg format. And photo identity card in PDF format in the dimension specified by the Commission.

Scanned Images/ DocumentsFile Size and FormatInstructions
Photograph20 to 300 KB in JPG formatThe photograph must be recent with white background
SignatureThe signature must not be in capitals and use blue/ black ink
Photo Identity Document (PID)20 to 300 KB in PDF formatVoter Card/ Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ School Photo ID/Any other photo ID Card issued by the State/ Central Government

Documents Required to Fill NDA Application Form

  1. Before filling out the UPSC NDA 2 application form, the candidates must keep the following documents aside.
  2. Scanned images of photographs and signature
  3. Photo-identity card in PDF format (Aadhar Card / Voter Card/PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ School Photo ID or any other photo ID Card issued by the State / Central Government)
  4. Bank details to make an online transaction
  5. Marksheet and admit card of Class 10 and 12

If facing any difficulty while filling out the NDA Application form 2024, then applicants can get in touch with the UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate C of its campus in person or over the telephone number 011-23385271/ 011-23381125/ 011-23098543.

NDA Eligibility

For admission to the Army Wing of the National Defence Academy, candidates must have a Pass certificate of class 12th via a recognized board or a University. For the Air Force, Navy, and Naval Academy of National Defence Academy, candidates must have passed Class 12/HSC with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates aged between 16.5 to 19.5 i.e. candidate must have been born not earlier than 02nd January 2006 and not later than 1st January 2009 to apply online for NDA 2 Exam.

Click for Detailed NDA 2 Eligibility 2024

NDA Exam Centers 2024

Applicants can enter their preference for NDA exam centers while filling out the NDA 2 application form 2024. The NDA exam centers are provided in various parts of the country. The list of NDA 2024 Exam Centres has been listed below. 

NDA Exam Centres 2024
JorhatGarwhal (Srinagar)
BhopalGautam Budh Nagar
Navi MumbaiShillong
Panaji (Goa)Shimla
Port BlairSrinagar
Prayagraj (Allahabad)Thane

How to withdraw NDA Application Form 2024?

If candidates wish to withdraw as they do not want to appear for the exam, then they need to follow the steps that are given below:

  1. Visit NDA's official website -
  2. Click on the NDA application to withdraw the application form
  3. An OTP will be sent to applicants' registered email and mobile
  4. Request for NDA 2024 withdrawal will be processed after validating the OTP

Detailed NDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024

NDA Previous Year Question Paper PDFs- Click to Download

NDA Application Form 2024: FAQs

Ans. The apply online for NDA 2 Exam 2024 will remain available till 4th June 2024 (6 pm).

Ans. NDA 2 Application Form 2024 has been made available on the website

Ans. The Application fee for a General Category candidate is Rs 100/- and Candidates belonging to SC/ ST candidates/ Sons of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs are exempted from payment of the fee.

Ans. No, only unmarried male and female applicants between the ages of 16.5 and 19.5 are qualified to fill NDA Online Form 2024.

Ans. The maximum age limit to fill NDA Form 2024 is 19.5 years.

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