NDA Cutoff 2017: The cut off of NDA is the minimum required marks to be scored by candidates to be selected for the next stage of selection process. The NDA cutoff 2017 will be 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. Candidates whose roll numbers will feature in the merit list will be given admission to National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (10+2 cadet entry scheme) courses starting from January 2018. The expected and previous year NDA cutoff is provided below on this page.
Highlights of NDA Cutoff 2017
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.
Applicability of NDA Cutoff 2017
The NDA cutoff will be applied in the following stages:
- Minimum Qualifying Standard approved at the written stage (out of 900 marks)
- Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (out of 1800 marks)
Factors influencing the NDA Cutoff 2017
The NDA Cutoff will be decided by the exam conducted body. The NDA Cutoff will depend on the following factors:
- Number of seats
- Number of candidates appeared for the exam
- Level of difficulty
- The level of competition
NDA 1 cutoff 2017 -Details
- The NDA 1 written exam was conducted on April 23, 2017, for 900 marks.
- The written examination comprised of two sections – General Ability Test (GAT) and Mathematics.
- The NDA 1 cutoff 2017 will be declared in the form of marks.
- The NDA cutoff will be declared by the commission after the completion of the recruitment process.
- Candidates will have to secure the cutoff score to eligible for admission in various defence courses.
Last three year’s cutoff for NDA – I:
|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|
NDA 2 Cutoff 2016 –Details
- The NDA 2 written exam was conducted on September 18, 2016.
- Candidates who have qualified the written examination by securing the desired cutoff were called for the Interview.
- Final selection will be done on the basis of written examination and Interview and also the cutoff score.
Last two year’s cutoff for NDA – II:
|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 1 2017 in the month of June 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.
NDA Answer Key 2017
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 April 23, 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.
NDA Mathematics Answer key 2017
NDA GAT Answer key 2017
NDA 1 Cutoff 2017
NDA Preparation Tips 2017
NDA Result 2017
NDA 1 Answer Key code A, B, C and D 2017
NDA Selection Procedure 2017
NDA Preparation Tips 2017
NDA Exam Centre 2017