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NDA admit card 2024 will be released online three weeks before the exam. The link to download the admit card is made available on the official website-upsc.gov.in. To download the admit card using roll number, candidates must enter registration number, date of birth, and random image. To download NDA admit card using registration number, candidates need to enter roll number, date of birth, and random image. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. NDA admit card comprises details such as candidate’s name, roll number, date of birth, scanned photograph and signature, exam timings, exam date, reporting time, etc. Along with the printed copy of the admit card, candidates need to carry one valid photo-identity proof to the exam centre.
NDA Admit Card 2024: Exam Highlights
The candidates appearing for the UPSC NDA Exam should go through the examination highlights. The important points about the NDA Exam have been given in the table below.
|UPSC NDA 1 Admit Card Date||To Be Announced|
|NDA 1 Exam Date||To Be Announced|
|UPSC NDA 2 Admit Card Date||To Be Announced|
|NDA 2 Exam Date||To Be Announced|
How to Download NDA 2 Admit Card 2024?
The candidates who want to download the NDA Admit card can click on the direct link given below or follow the steps given to download their NDA Admit Card from the official website of UPSC.
Step 1: Visit the UPSC website. Click on the link to download the NDA Admit Card.
Step 2: Proceed to “Click Here” and read all the instructions.
Step 3: Enter your Registration ID/Roll number and select your date of birth.
Step 4: Enter the captcha code and click on “Submit”.
Step 5: Download your UPSC NDA Admit Card.
Step 6: Take out sufficient copies of the NDA Admit Card 2024 and preserve them carefully.
Details Included on UPSC NDA Admit Card 2024
The details in the NDA hall ticket are divided into three divisions:
- Personal details
- Exam details
- Exam center details.
- The details printed under each section are tabulated. The candidates are expected to follow up the same and updates will be made accordingly.
|SI No||Personal Details||Exam Details||
Exam Centre Details
|1||Candidate’s Name||Exam Date||
Name of exam centre
|2||Date of birth||Exam time||
Address of exam centre
|3||Roll number||Reporting time||City|
|4||Photograph and signature||–||
Centre code (if any)
UPSC NDA and NA 2 Admit Card 2024 Technical Instructions
Check below to know the technical instructions related to the downloading of UPSC CDS 2 admit card 2022;
- Candidates must use the latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Browsers to download UPSC CDS 2 admit card 2022
- Candidates can download UPSC CDS 2 Admit card 2022 through Desktop/Lap Top.
- Candidates should clear the cache and cookies of their browser if they find any problem in downloading UPSC CDS 2 admit card 2022
Documents Required Along With UPSC NDA and NA 2 Admit Card 2024
Candidates need to carry the following documents while appearing for the exam:
- Photo-identity proof (Passport, Driving License, Voter ID, Aadhar card, College/School ID card)
- Hardcopy of UPSC CDS 2 Admit card 2022
- Passport-sized photographs
UPSC NDA and NA 2 Exam Pattern 2024
|Subjects||No. of questions (MCQs)||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|General Knowledge||120||100||120 minutes|
|English Language||120||100||120 minutes|
|Elementary Mathematics||100||100||120 minutes|
- For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy, the Elementary mathematics section is not required.
UPSC NDA and NA 2 – Insights
The National Defense Academy (NDA) is one of the prestigious joint defense service training institutes of the Indian Armed Forces, where eligible candidates of the three services that are, the Indian Army, the Indian Navy, and the Indian Air Force train together before they enroll on to their respective service academy for future pre-commission training.
- The NDA is situated in Khadakwasla, Pune, Maharashtra.
- It is the first Tri-service academy in the world.
- The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts this national level exam twice every year.
- The NDA has produced 27 chiefs of staff to date. At present, the chief of staff of all three services is NDA alumni.
- The NDA provides only a full-time, residential undergraduate program.
- The recruited candidates are awarded a Baccalaureate degree ,a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science) and a B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) degree for Naval Cadets after 3 years of study.
- The Naval cadets complete their fourth year of BTECH from Indian Naval Academy.
- The Cadets further have a choice of two streams of study.
- The Science stream offers studies in physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science.
- The Liberal Arts or the Humanities stream offers studies in history, economics, political science, geography and languages.
Academics and Training:
Listed below are few pointers that states important insights regarding the academics and training aspects of the NDA examination. The candidates can go through the pointers and have an idea regarding the various aspects of the examination.
The academics mainly consist of two broad divisions namely, compulsory course and foundation Course.
- In the Compulsory Course, the candidates must study English language and an additional Foreign Language
- The foreign language can either be Arabic, Chinese, French or Russian.
- Basic courses such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, history, political science, economics and geography must be chosen by the candidates
- It is important that the candidate must be aware that they must take basic classes in all these subjects except foreign languages , then take advanced classes depending on their chosen stream.
- The Foundation Course on the other hand is mandatory
- The course comprises of Military Studies and General Studies.
- Subjects such as military history, military geography, weapons systems and armaments, etc. are major topics discussed under the Military Studies.
- Subjects such as geopolitics, human rights, Laws of Armed Conflict and environmental sciences are major topics studied in General Studies.
- The Optional Course aims on subjects specific to the candidate’s chosen Service.
The training aspects which comes soon after the recruitment process are listed below.
- All the candidates joining the NDA after their 10+2 examination are trained in the Academy for three years culminating in graduation with BA(or)BSc or BCs (Computer Science) degree of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
- The first degree course to be awarded was the 46th course in 1974.
- Apart from academic training, the candidates are also trained in outdoor skills, like Drill, PT and games.
- Along with the academic training one of the foreign languages is also taught, which is up to the lower B1 level, according to the international standards
- The candidates spend the first four semesters on the Compulsory Course and the Foundation Course.
- The candidates must take the Optional Course during the fifth and sixth semesters.
- Candidates have the privilege’s to transfer to other Service academies for the optional courses.
List of Exam Centers for NDA 2024 (Expected)
The List of Exam centres is not yet disclosed by UPSC. There are chances that most if not all of the exam centres will remain the same as previous year’s. Here is the list of NDA Exam Centers for the UPSC NDA Exam 2024:
|NDA Exam Centres|
|Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh)||Itanagar||Rajkot|
|Gautam Buddh Nagar||Navi Mumbai||–|
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