UPSC NDA Result 2018

NDA Result 2018 will be announced in November or December. UPSC has conducted National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) 2 2018 written exam on September 10, 2018. Result of UPSC NDA contains roll numbers of qualified candidates, with instructions on SSB test and interview. It is published at Last year NDA cut off was 258 out of 900 in NDA 2, and 342 in NDA 1, with 25% in each subject. Candidates who obtain cut off marks are declared qualified as per NDA Result to appear in SSB round. On basis of final NDA result, after written exam and interview, admission will be granted to Army, Navy, Air Force winds of NDA for 142nd course, and 104th Indian Naval Academy Course.

NDA Result 2018

Candidates who have appeared in UPSC NDA NA (2) 2018 can check result in online mode only. NDA Result will first be announced for written exam. Then final result will come out. Follow dates in below table for exam and result schedule.

NDA (2) 2018 Important Dates
Written exam 09 Sep 2018
Availability of NDA Answer Key 2018 09 Sep 2018
NDA (2) 2018 Result declaration November / December 2018
SSB test and interview (expected) January to April 2019
NDA (2) 2018 Final Result declaration (expected) May 2019

Options other than NDA: Candidates who want to join Indian Army / Navy / Air Force after 12th can join it through UPSC NDA NA exam, or Indian Army TES (Technical Entry Scheme). Other than that, there are several means of joining after graduation such as UES (University Entry Scheme), CDS (Combined Defence Services), TGC (Technical Graduate Course), AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test), NCC Special Entry.

Latest News on UPSC NDA Result 2018

There are various unofficial sources and many Youtube videos in which it has been stated that the result for NDA NA II shall be out either tomorrow or by November 6-15, 2018. However, none of such announcement has been made by the concerned authorities. The possibility of UPSC to announce the result for NDA NA (II) 2018 is in the month of November and by the first week, but nothing can be said for sure as officials have not yet published any notification regarding it.

NDA Result 2018 of UPSC NDA NA (II) 2018 Written Exam Held On 9 September

Result of UPSC NDA NA (II) 2018 written exam is expected to be announced in November 2018, first week.

Check Result: Candidates can check NDA Result 2018 of UPSC NDA and NA (2) 2018 from as soon as it is announced.

NDA Final Result, Merit List 2018

Final result and merit list of UPSC NDA NA (II) 2018 are expected to be announced in May 2019.

Check Final Result: Candidates can check Final result of NDA 2018 from as soon as it is announced.

When will UPSC announce NDA Result 2018?

Last year UPSC had conducted NDA 2 exam on September 10, and announced result on November 1. As this time the date of exam was September 9, therefore there are high chances of result being announced in first week of November only. However, we must inform you that the official UPSC NDA NA II 2018 notification says “the result of the written part of the examination is likely to be declared in the month of December, 2018.”.

NDA Cut Off 2018

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) decides cut off mark in written exam. Those who obtain marks equal to or more than cut off of NDA and NA exam get qualified for SSB (Services Selection Board) interviews and tests. Check NDA cut off 2018 and also past year cut offs here.

UPSC NDA NA Exam Minimum marks in written exam (out of 900) Marks secured by last candidate in merit order (out of 1800)
NDA II 2018 Will be announced with final result Will be announced with final result
NDA I 2018 Will be announced with final result Will be announced with final result
NDA II 2017 258 624
NDA I 2017 342 708
NDA II 2016 229 602
NDA I 2016 288 656

NDA Result 2018

NDA Answer Key 2018

UPSC releases official answer key of NDA written exam after declaration of final result. Nevertheless, just after exam, candidates can refer unofficial answer keys that are published by various coaching centres, individuals, and subject experts. NDA Answer Key 2018 contain correct answers of all 120 questions asked in Mathematics and 150 questions asked in GAT.

NDA Answer Key 2018 Released. Check Here.

Marks Obtained In Written Exam

After exam, candidates can use NDA Answer Key 2018 to know correct answers. Then they can calculate marks by using formula given below.

Marks obtained in GAT = (Number of correct answers x 4) – (Number of incorrect answers x 4/3).

Marks obtained in Mathematics = (Number of correct answers x 2.5) – (Number of incorrect answers x 2.5/3).

Total marks = Marks obtained in GAT + Marks obtained in Mathematics.

Use NDA marks calculator to calculate your marks!

How to check NDA Result 2018?

Those who have appeared in UPSC NDA NA (II) 2018 might be wondering how to check result. For them, easy step by step process for checking NDA results is given here. Candidates can follow these steps to check result.

  1. Click on result link given above (will be available when UPSC announces NDA result).
  2. A PDF file opens on computer / mobile screen. This is the UPSC NDA Result 2018 of NDA & NA (II) 2018 written exam.
  3. You can see a list of roll numbers.
  4. Press ctrl+F if you are using a computer, or scroll down and find your roll number.

If your roll number is in the list, then heartiest congratulations! You are selected for SSB round. However, if your roll number is not in NDA Result 2018, then you are unfortunately not selected. Do not lose heart, you can try again or opt for other means of entry to defence forces.

Stages Of Selection In UPSC NDA/NA

In order to get admission in Indian Army, Navy, Air Force through UPSC NDA/NA exam, candidates have to clear following stages.

  1. UPSC NDA NA Written Exam: All those who apply for exam are issued NDA admit card. They can they appear in a written exam comprising of GAT (General Ability Test) of 600 marks, and Mathematics of 300 marks. Candidates who obtain cut off marks are declared qualified in NDA Result of written exam.
  2. SSB test and interview: Those who qualify in above exam are called for SSB interviews. Candidates for Army / Navy of NDA and INAC will undergo assessment for Officers Potentiality. Whereas those for Air Force will go through that as well as CPSS (Computerised Pilot Selection System). There are 2 stages in SSB (stage I and stage II).

SSB rounds take place over a period of 4 days, a brief description of its two stages are:

Stage I of SSB: OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) and PPDT (Picture Perception Description Test).

Stage II of SSB: Interview, group testing officer tasks, psychology tests, conference.

In interview, personality of candidates are assed by 3 assessor namely

  1. Interviewing officer (IO)
  2. Group testing officer (GTO)
  3. Psychologist

Number of vacancies in Indian Army, Navy, Air Force

The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the basis of result of this exam are as follows.

National Defence Academy
Army 208
Navy 39
Air Force 92
Naval Academy
10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme 44
Total : 383

If you have any queries regarding NDA Result 2018, please ask in comments below.


  1. sir each subject main qualify hona jaruri hota hai kya ya dono subject ki cuttoff lgti h

    sir kisi ek subject main qualify nhi ho rha ho aur dusre main ho rha ho to aur marks cuttoff list se jyada ho to us me qualify ho sakte h kya

  2. i made a mistake,sir
    i put whitener/fluid on my OMR sheet in one of the circle in roll no. in order to correct it.
    willl my OMR sheet be accepted or not……
    if not then suggest me what should i do in this case….

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