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NDA II Result 2018

Updated On - September 15th 2018 by SONAL ROHATGI

NDA II Result 2018: UPSC will announce the examination result in the month of October at its official website. Candidates can download the pdf from the official website The exam was conducted on September 9, 2018. UPSC will publish the result of NDA II 2018 in 2 stages- Written Exam Result and Final Result. Candidates clearing NDA Cut off have qualified for SSB interview for admission to Army, Navy, and Air Force wings. It is a 5-days long procedure which includes two stages of testing: stage I & stage II.

Latest NDA NewsSSB Interview for NDA SelectionCDS Result
  • After SSB round, the authority will publish final results to the candidates to get selected in NDA. 
  • SSB Interview screens the candidates for the Army, Navy and Air Force. Check Here: UPSC NDA/ NA Exam I 2018 Final Result

NDA and Naval Academy Exam (II) 2017 Final Result 

UPSC has released the final result on May 9 at UPSC website. The exam was held on September 10, 2017. Of all the participants, only 447 candidates have qualified the exam. The interviews will be held by SSB in July 2018.

  • The medical exam result has not been taken into consideration for preparing the merit list.
  • The marks of the qualified candidates will be available on the website after 15 days.
  • The candidature of all the candidates is provisional, subject to their submitting the requisite certificates in support of date of birth and educational qualifications etc. claimed by them.

NDA Result Date 2018

EventNDA (1) 2018NDA (2) 2018
Written Examination DateApril 22, 2018September 9, 2018
Written Examination Result DateJuly 2018October 2018
Interview Call Letter and allotment of SSB Centers DatesSeptember/October 2018July 2019
Final Merit List Declaration DateTo be notifiedTo be notified

Components of NDA Result 2018

UPSC will announce the result for NDA II exam 2018 in the following stages:

  • Publication of NDA- I Written Examination Result: UPSC will prepare the list of candidates who have obtained the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as decided by the Commission. Roll number of candidates will be mentioned in the result sheets who have qualified for SSB Interview.
  • Services Selection Board (SSB) Interview: The candidate will have to undergo five-day interview procedure at the allotted SSB centers. The date, time and venue for SSB interview will be intimated to the candidates through the call letter. ReadSSB Interview Process in Hindi
  • Medical Screening: Once the interview is complete, the candidates will be sent to for the complete medical examination at the command hospitals.
  • Final Merit List: The marks obtained in the three stages viz. written examination, SSB Interview, and Medical Screening will be considered while preparing the final NDA Result 2018 which is expected to be declared by UPSC in the month of February 2018.

How to Check NDA 2018 Result?

NDA Result 2018 will be declared in October 2018 as per the official notification. It will be displayed in the .pdf format on the official website of UPSC, Take the printout of the result and keep it safe for further use. Result for NDA 2018 written test and Selection process (SSB) shall be declared separately.

Steps to Check NDA Result 2018

  • Visit the official link of UPSC,
  • Click on Result tab
  • Search for the link provided for “NDA exam 2018 result/cut-off public merit list”.

NDA Result

  • Click on the link, a pdf file will open
  • Press Ctrl+ F and type in your roll number or name.

Important Points Regarding NDA 2018 Result

  • All the candidates whose roll number is listed in the result file are provisionally considered as selected. Their candidature can be cancelled at any stage of the recruitment process for violation of rules.
  • At the SSB interview, the candidates are required to submit their original certificates of age, educational qualification, and categorical reservation claim.
  • Detailed marks would be made available on the UPSC’s website within 15 days of the announcement of the final results after the SSB Interviews.

Details on NDA 2018 Score Card

Candidates need to view NDA Score Card 2018 via online mode. No result copies will be sent through post. The merit list of the candidates will be prepared based on the score in the written test. 

Candidates have to check all the details carefully after downloading the NDA Rank Card 2018. NDA Rank Card consists of the following details.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Roll number
  • NDA 2018 Exam Score

NDA 2018 Answer Key

UPSC will release the answer key of NDA after the declaration of final result. This will help the candidates to check the correct answers of the questions asked from the subject and also to predict the scores they will get in the actual exam.

How to Download NDA 2018 Answer Key?

NDA 2018 Answer Key will be provided in a .pdf file. Candidates can download the .pdf file through the procedure given below:

  • Click on the links given below for all sets.
  • The file will open in a new window.
  • Download the NDA Answer Key 2018 and save the file.

Candidates can check the Answer Key by clicking on the links given below their respective sets.

Calculation of Score

The procedure to calculate the score based on the marking scheme of the exam is given below:

  • For each correct answer in General Ability Test (GAT), 4 marks will be awarded.
  • For each correct answer Mathematics, 2.5 marks will be awarded.
  • For each incorrect answer, 0.33 marks will be deducted.

Calculation of marks as per sections

SectionsCalculation of score
GATTotal number of correct answers (x 4)– Total number of incorrect answers (x 0.33)
MathematicsTotal number of correct answers (x 2.5) Total number of incorrect answers (x 0.33)

Calculation of score through NDA Mathematics Answer Key

Candidates after verifying the correct and incorrect answers can calculate their estimated score of the exam. The procedure to calculate the score is given below.

Total number of questions in Mathematics120
Total marks300
Marks allotted per questions2.5
Negative marks for incorrect answer0.33
Total marks(Number of correct answers x 2.5) – (Number of incorrect answers x 0.33)

For example in Mathematics:

If the candidate attempts 90 questions and 20 are incorrect the according to the formula:

Candidate will score: (90*2.5) – (20*0.33) = 218.4

NDA Merit List 2018

The final merit list will be disclosed based on the total marks scored by the candidates in written examination and Service Selection Board (SSB) Test in three separate lists:

  • Army and the Navy
  • Air Force
  • Executive course at the Naval Academy

Three separate merit lists will be formed and disclosed comprising the name of the candidates who have qualified for various services of NDA 2018.

NDA Cutoff 2018

Candidates need to secure minimum marks to pass the written test and be eligible for next round of selection procedure i.e. SSB interview. NDA Cut off 2018 will be declared by examination authority Union Public Service Commission after the declaration of final result.

Applicability of NDA Cut off

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)

NDA Cut off will depend on the following factors:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Number of candidates appeared for the exam
  • Level of difficulty
  • The level of competition

NDA (I) Expected Cut off 2018

Serial NoSubjectsExpected Cutoff marksMaximum Marks
1General Ability Test370-410600

Previous Years’ Cut-Off for NDA (I):

YearNDA-1 (Max Marks:900)

Important Details

  • Candidates will have to secure the minimum qualifying marks in objective type exam to qualify the SSB Interview
  • SSB test is the final level of the selection process for admission to the various defence academies
  • The Mathematics Paper which is Paper-I will carry 300 marks
  • The General Ability Test which is Paper-II will carry 600 marks
  • Minimum Qualifying marks will be fixed by the Commission

SSB Interview for NDA Selection

The SSB Interview for NDA selection will be carried out in five days including Interview, Group Tasks, Psychology Test, Conference and lastly medical test.

  • After the declaration of NDA Result 2018, shortlisted candidates have to register themselves on to proceed to SSB Interview for final selection in NDA.
  • During SSB Interview, candidates have to appear for Psychological Test and Intelligence Test.
  • Those who clear SSB Interview have to appear for the medical examination.
  • Further, document verification will take place post which, a list of finally selected candidates will be out on the official website of UPSC.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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1 Comment
Ankit Ganwl

how many marks getting to clear the nda 1 level

13 Jun, 2018 00:20
Garima Bansal

Hi Ankit, Please check the official website To get information regarding the how many marks are required to clear the nda 1 level.

21 Aug, 2018 15:05

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