UPSC Recruitment 2024 - Apply Online for 404 National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Posts

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UPSC Recruitment 2024 - Apply Online for 404 National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Posts

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced an exciting opportunity for aspiring candidates to join the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA). With 404 vacancies available, this is a significant recruitment drive for those interested in a career with the Indian Armed Forces. The application process is online and will run from May 15, 2024, to June 6, 2024.

UPSC Recruitment 2024 - Highlights

  • Organization Name: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • Post Name: National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy (NA)
  • Job Type: Central Government
  • Recruitment Type: Direct
  • Advertisement No: 10/2024-NDA-II
  • Total Vacancies: 404
  • Job Location: Across India
  • Salary: As per norms
  • Mode of Application: Online
  • Application Start Date: May 15, 2024
  • Application End Date: June 6, 2024

Important Dates

  • Application Start Date: May 15, 2024
  • Application End Date: June 6, 2024
  • Correction Window: June 5, 2024, to June 11, 2024
  • Examination Date: September 1, 2024

Vacancy Details

National Defence Academy (NDA)

  • Army: 208 (including 10 for female candidates)
  • Navy: 42 (including 06 for female candidates)
  • Air Force:
    • Flying: 92 (including 02 for female candidates)
    • Ground Duties (Tech): 18 (including 02 for female candidates)
    • Ground Duties (Non-Tech): 10 (including 02 for female candidates)

Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)

  • Total: 34 (including 05 for female candidates)

Salary Details

  • Stipend during Training: Rs. 56,100/- per month (Starting pay in Level 10)
  • Pay Scale Post-Training:
    • Lieutenant to Major: Level 10 to 11 (Rs. 56,100 - Rs. 2,07,200)
    • Lieutenant Colonel to Major General: Level 12A to 14 (Rs. 1,21,200 - Rs. 2,18,200)
    • Lieutenant General (HAG Scale): Level 15 (Rs. 1,82,200 - Rs. 2,24,100)
    • Lieutenant General (HAG+ Scale): Level 16 (Rs. 2,05,400 - Rs. 2,24,400)
    • VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lieutenant General (NFSG): Level 17 (Rs. 2,25,000 fixed)
    • COAS: Level 18 (Rs. 2,50,000 fixed)

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • Candidates must be unmarried males or females born between January 2, 2006, and January 1, 2009.

Educational Qualification

  • For Army Wing of NDA: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  • For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at NA: 12th Class pass with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
  • Candidates appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern can also apply.

Application Fee

  • General Candidates: Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ST/Female/Wards of JCOs/NCOs/ORs: Nil
  • Payment can be made via Debit Card, Credit Card, or Net Banking.

Selection Process

  • Document Verification
  • Written Test
  • Personal Interview

Examination Centres in Kerala

  • Kozhikode (Calicut)
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kochi

How to Apply

  1. Visit the official UPSC website at www.upsc.gov.in.
  2. Find the notification for the Combined Defence Services Examination, National Defence Academy in the "Recruitment/Career/Advertising" section.
  3. Download and read the official notification thoroughly to ensure eligibility.
  4. Click on the provided application link and fill out the form with the required details.
  5. Upload the necessary documents as per the specified format and size.
  6. Verify all the details before submitting the application.
  7. If applicable, pay the application fee via the prescribed mode.
  8. Take a printout of the submitted application for future reference.

For more detailed information, candidates can refer to the official notification linked here.

Don't miss this chance to join the prestigious National Defence Academy and Naval Academy. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career in the Indian Armed Forces!

Official Notification

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