NDA Exam Dates 2024: Dates (OUT) Registration Dates, Admit Card & Result Dates

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NDA Exam Dates

Every year UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) conducts the NDA (National Defence Exam) for posts like Army, Navy, Air Force and many more defence posts in the country. This exam is conducted twice a year in the form of NDA 1 and NDA 2.

According to the latest updates, the application for NDA 1 started on December 20, 2023, till 9th January 2023, and the exam will be conducted on 21st April 2024. In this blog post, we have provided a detailed schedule, including the NDA Exam Dates 2024, including application, exam, and result dates.

NDA Exam 2024: Overview

Exam Full Form National Defence Exam 
Exam LevelNational
Conducted byUPSC (Union Public Service Commission)
Exam ModeOnline
FrequencyTwice a year

NDA Exam 2024 Dates

Before any event, the official body announces the dates and schedule of the exam on its official website. Refer to the table below for the exam schedule for NDA Exam 2024 Exam Dates:

ParticularsNDA 1 Dates NDA 2 Dates 
Application Starts20th December 202415th May 2024
Application Closes9th January 20244th June 2024
Admit CardApril 2024September 2024
Exam Date21st April 20249th September 2024
Result DateTo be notifiedTo be notified

Also Read: NDA Exam Pattern

NDA Exam 2024 Notification Dates

Generally, the official body i.e. UPSC (Union Union Public Service Commission) releases notifications about the exam weeks before the actual exam date. In 2022, Atomic Energy Education Society released the notification on May 21st 2022.

NDA 1 NotificationDecember 2023
NDA 2 NotificationMay 2023

NDA Exam 2024 Application Dates

According to the notification released by the conducting body, the application process for the exam started on December 20, 2023 for NDA 1. The application process will open for a few days and the registration will close on 9th January 2024.

ParticularsNDA 1 Dates NDA 2 Dates 
Application Starts20th December 202415th May 2024
Application Closes9th January 20244th June 2024

Also Read: NDA Exam Result 2024 – Link to Download Scorecard – Leverage Edu

NDA Exam 2024 Admit Card Dates

After the application process closes, the admit card is released before the exam. Carrying an Admit card is very important on exam day. 

ParticularsNDA 1 Dates NDA 2 Dates 
Admit CardApril 2024September 2024

NDA Exam 2024 Exam Date

Weeks after the admit card is released, the official body conducts the examination. For NDA 1, the exam will be held on 21st April 2024 and the NDA 2 will be conducted on 9th September 2024. 

ParticularsNDA 1 Dates NDA 2 Dates 
Exam Date21st April 20249th September 2024


What is the full form of NDA?

The full form of NDA is the National Defence Academy.

When will the application open for NDA 1 in 2024?

The application for NDA 1 in 2024 will start on 20th December. The application for NDA 2 will start on 15th May 2024.

When will the NDA Final result be released?

The date of release of the final result of NDA is 26th September 2023.


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