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UPSC Recruitment 2024: Applications open for CDS 2, NDA, and NA 2, check the details


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the registration process for the National Defense Academy (NDA), Naval Academy Examination 2 (NA), and Combined Defense Services Examination 2 (CDS).

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the exam on the official website of UPSC, Registration has already started and will end on June 4.

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National Defense Academy and Indian Naval Academy

Army: 208

Navy: 42

Air Force

Flight: 92

Ground Duty (Technical): 18

Ground Duty (Non-Tech): 10

Combined Defense Services Exam 2

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun: 100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala: 32

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad - (Pre-Flying): 32

Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 122nd SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC): 276

Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras): 19


The candidate must have a degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

Age Range:

The age of the candidate should be more than 20 years and less than 24 years.

Application fee:

For NDA – Rs 100/-

For CDS – Rs 200/-

Women/SC/ST candidates are exempted from paying a fee

How to apply:

Visit the official website of UPSC

Click on the respective link of the notification for NA, NDA, and CDS for which you want to apply.

It will redirect you to a page where the link of the online application is provided

Click on it

Fill up the application form

Upload documents, pay application fee, and other details

Take a printout of the application form for future reference

For more information, candidates can visit the official website of the Union Public Service Commission,

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