NDA Cutoff 2017:The cutoff of NDA 2017 can be described as the minimum required marks, required to be secured by candidates in order to be shortlisted for the next stage of selection procedure. The NDA cutoff 2017 will be announced by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) after the declaration of final result. he NDA 2017 cutoff is applied at each stage of selection process – written exam and SSB interview. Candidates based on the cutoff score of written exam will be shortlisted for the SSB interview. Subsequently, candidates need to secure NDA cut off in SSB interview to qualify the exam. The exam conducting authority, UPSC, will prepare All India merit list of candidates who will secure NDA cutoff in both written examination and SSB interview. The final NDA cutoff 2017 will be based on the marks secured by the last finally recommended candidates in written exam out of 900 marks and SSB Interview out of 900 marks. The expected and previous year NDA cutoff is provided below on this page.
Sectional NDA Cutoff
The candidates will have to qualify in each section by securing the desired cutoff fixed by the Commission. The NDA cutoff will vary for every section/subject. Reserved Category and unreserved category has the different cutoff. Candidate will be considered for overall NDA Cutoff if he/she clears the sectional cutoff.
Overall NDA Cutoff
UPSC will decide the minimum qualifying marks. It depends upon factors like competition, paper toughness, a number of candidates attending the exam.
The NDA cutoff will be applied in the following stages:
The NDA Cutoff will be decided by the exam conducted body. The NDA Cutoff will depend on the following factors:
|Year||Minimum marks required to clear the written examination ( out of 900 marks)||Minimum marks secured by the last recommended candidate ( out of 1800)|
|2015||306 (with at least 30% marks in each paper)||674|
|2014||360 marks ( with minimum 35% marks in each subject)||722|
|2013||333 marks ( with minimum 30% marks in each paper)||698|
|Year||Minimum marks required to clear the written examination ( out of 900 marks)||Minimum marks secured by the last recommended candidate( out of 1800)|
|2015||To be released|
|2014||283 marks ( with minimum 30% marks in each section)||656|
|2013||360 marks ( with minimum 30% marks in each subject)||721|
UPSC will declare the result of NDA 2 2017 in the month of December 2017. Candidates on the basis of their marks in written exam will be SSB Interview. The commission will select only those candidates for SSB interview who will secure the minimum qualifying marks. The final result for selection of candidates to Army, Navy and Air Force wings of National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme) will be made on the basis of written exam and interview.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the answer key of NDA after the declaration of final result. However, NDA answer key will be made available by various coaching institutes after the completion of the exam on September 10, 2017. Candidates can download here the answer key of NDA for all sets of test booklets. The answer key will provide the candidates correct answers of the questions asked in the exam.