NDA Exam Fees

The NDA Exam is conducted to recruit the finest candidates to serve in the Indian Armed Forces as officers. The National Defence Academy Exam is conducted in two phases. The 1st exam is scheduled to take place on April 16, 2023. While 2nd phase will be conducted on September 3, 2023. Hence before the notification is out, this article will help familiarize candidates with the most important part of the application – fees payment.

Hence this article will give details on exam fees for the NDA Exam dates.

Candidates preparing for the other Defence Exams can find the following like useful

Details of Fees Payment for NDA Exam

The candidates applying for NDA are required to pay Rs.100. The mode of payment is as follows:

  • Cash payment at the nearest State Bank of India branch
  • Debit/Credit Cards
  • Net Banking

Points to be noted about NDA Exam Fees:

  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and those specified in Note 2 below are not required to pay any fee. No fee exemption is, however, available to OBC candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee.
  • The Wards of serving/ex-Junior Commissioned Officers/Non-Commissioned Officers/Other Ranks of Army and equivalent ranks in the Indian Navy/Indian Air Force are also not required to pay the prescribed fee if they are studying in Military School (formerly known as King George’s School)/Sainik School run by Sainik Schools Society.
  • Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode, should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only.
  • Candidates should note that payment of examination fee can be made only through the modes prescribed above. Payment of fee through any other mode is neither valid nor acceptable.
  • Applications submitted without the prescribed fee/mode (unless remission of fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected.

Frequently Asked Question about NDA Exam Fees


What is the selection procedure of NDA?

First, there is a written examination. Then shortlisted candidates are called for the SSB interview round and medical examination for final selection

How many students are selected in NDA every year?

There are usually approx. 368 vacancies for every single NDA recruitment and almost 2.5 lakh aspirants from all around the country participate in the written exam. Out of these, only 545 (approx.) are called for the SSB interview.

Find more links related to the NDA and other Defence Exams in the links given below:

Related Links

NDA Final Result NDA Salary
NDA eligibility criteria NDA admit card
UPSC CAPF Eligibility CAPF preparation
CAPF recruitment AFCAT Exam Dates


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