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NDA (National Defence Academy) is a national level entrance examination conducted by UPSC (Union Public Services Commission). The candidates who seek admission in Indian Defence Forces which are Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, sit for the NDA Exam. If you are a candidate who aspire to join and serve the Indian Defence, then this exam is the best opportunity for you to do the same.
|NDA||NDA Eligibility||NDA Exam Dates||NDA Exam Pattern|
NDA is one of the most competitive exam, taken up by thousands of candidates and is conducted twice in a year. The first exam i.e. NDA (1) was conducted on April 17, 2016 and NDA (2) was recently conducted on September 18, 2016. The NDA (1) Result was announced on June 30, 2016. And the result for NDA (2) will probably be announced next month, as the exam took place in the month of September only.
Every NDA Exam consists of 2 Papers: Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (General Mental Ability). This year more than 3 lacs candidates appeared for the exams. And as per few of the candidates, they said the General Mental Ability section was very hard as compared to the previous year.
The NDA Cut-off will be declared after few days of declaration of NDA Result. As an aspirant you must be aware that the NDA Cut- off is the minimum benchmark set by the conducting body (UPSC), to select the candidates for the admission. UPSC will announce the Cutoff on the basis of the total marks of the NDA exam. Candidates securing the minimum marks will be eligible to appear for the next round of selection i.e SSB Interview.
The NDA cut off will be based on numerous factors, which are mentioned below:
The candidates who want to get an idea abou the NDA Exam Cut-off Scenario, can go through the tables given below. These tables talk about the NDA 1 Cut-off as well as NDA 2 Cut-off Trends from the last 3 years.
NDA 1 Cut-Off Trend
Minimum qualifying standard approved at the written stage (Out of 900 marks)
Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks)
306 (With at least 30% marks in each Subject)
360 (with at least 35% marks in each subject)
333 (with at least 30% marks in each paper)
NDA 2 Cut-Off Trend
|Year||Minimum qualifying standard approved at the written stage (Out of 900 marks)||Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks)|
|2014||283 (with at least 30% marks in each subject)||656|
|2013||360 (with at least 30% marks in each paper)||721|
You should know that the NDA Selection of the candidate will be based on the marks obtained in the NDA Written Exam and also NDA SSB (Service Selection Board) Interview.
The written exam consists of 2 Papers by the name of Paper 1 and Paper 2. These two papers will be the basis on which a candidate will be selected for the next round i.e. for the SSB Interview.
Paper 1: Mathematics
Paper 2: General Mental Ability
This paper consists of 2 sections which are Section A and Section B. Mentioned below is the brief of the sections:
|Section A: English||Section B: General Knowledge|
|The English paper will be designed to test candidates’ proficiency in the languages with verbal reasoning and usage of grammar. It will be of 200 marks.||This exam is conducted to check your awareness of what all is happening around you. You should have full knowledge about all the leads like politics, entertainment, education, sports etc.|
In short, the NDA overall Cut-off will be based on the minimum qualifying marks. Also, it will also depend upon the factors like competition, paper toughness, a number of candidates attending the exam.
As soon as the NDA exam will be conducted, the result for the same exam will be declared after one month of the exam. Hence, we suggest you to keep a regular check on the conducting body i.e. UPSC Website to know the latest developments in the exam.
We inform you that the NDA Result will be in the PDF format consisting the names of the qualified candidates. The final selected candidates will be shortlisted fir the selection in the Indian Army, Navy and Air Wing of National Defence Academy.
Important Dates you need to keep track on for the NDA Exam Result
|UPSC NDA (I) 2016 Result of Written Exam held on April 17, 2016||June 29, 2016 - Announced|
|UPSC NDA (I) 2016 Final Merit Result||September, 2016|
|UPSC NDA (II) 2016 Result of Written Exam held on September 18, 2016||November, 2016|
|UPSC NDA (II) 2016 Final Merit Result||June, 2017|
We will also keep you updated whenever there will be any new information available regarding the UPSCNDA exam. Until then you can go through the following information regarding how to download the NDA Result, so that you are well prepared and clear about the same:
The UPSC NDA Selection Process is one of the most vigorous process which involves a lot of levels. It first involves a written test, and then a 5-day interview (SSB interview) and then after qualifying these levels then you will have to go through the final step where you will be examined medically. You can check brief details regarding all the steps below:
NDA is considered to be one of the most competitive and difficult exams and the reason for this is obvious. Serving your country is a huge thing, hence you need to be head strong for the same. You need to be focused and prepare for NDA wholeheartedly. Make sure to take it seriously and work for the same in a smart way. We wish you all the best and hope your hard work pays off.