Somatirtha Purohit

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is set to release notifications for the UPSC NDA & NA I Exam 2024 and UPSC CDS I Exam 2024 on December 20, 2023. 

Aspiring candidates interested in applying for these examinations can access the official notifications on the UPSC website at 

The application deadline for both exams is January 9, 2024.

Scheduled for April 21, 2024, the exams for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy (NDA & NA) and Combined Defence Services (CDS) will take place at various examination centers nationwide. 

All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2024, and the Combined

Defence Services Examination (I), 2024 by visiting the official UPSC website at

Application Fee

The application fee for UPSC NDA and UPSC CDS is Rs 100. Applicants can make the payment in two ways: by depositing the fee in any branch of the State Bank of India in cash, or by utilizing Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card, UPI Payment, or internet banking services offered by any bank.

How To Apply

  • Go to the UPSC official website at

  • Locate and click on the link for UPSC NDA or UPSC CDS I Examination 2024 on the homepage

  • A new page will open, prompting candidates to register for the examination

  • After successful registration, log in to your account

  • Complete the application form and proceed to make the necessary payment for application fees

  • Click on the submit button and download the confirmation page

  • Retain a hard copy of the confirmation page for future reference