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NDA Result 2018 (Announced) – Check UPSC NDA 2 Result (, Cut Off

NDA Result 2018 has been announced on November 30, 2018 at 8 PM. Result of UPSC NDA contains roll numbers of qualified candidates, with instructions on SSB test and interview. It is published at A total of 6750 candidates have qualified. Qualified candidates need to register for SSB interviews within 2 weeks of result announcement. With final result of NDA NA II 2018, cut off marks shall be revealed. UPSC had conducted National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) 2 2018 written exam on September 9, 2018. Last year NDA cut off was 258 out of 900 in NDA 2, and 342 in NDA 1, with 25% in each subject. 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.

Latest: UPSC has announced NDA 2 2018 Written Exam Final Result on May 10, 2019. See result PDF file below on this page.

NDA Result 2018

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

NDA (2) 2018Important Dates
Written exam09 Sep 2018
Availability of NDA Answer Key 201809 Sep 2018
NDA (2) 2018 Result declaration30 Nov 2018
SSB test and interviewJanuary to April 2019
NDA (2) 2018 Final Result declaration10 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.

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

Result of UPSC NDA NA (II) 2018 written exam has been announced on November 30, 2018.

Check Result:

Final Result

  • Click here to check NDA Result 2018 of UPSC NDA and NA (2) 2018.
  • Click here to check NDA Result 2018 of UPSC NDA and NA (2) 2018.

Instructions for candidates qualified as per UPSC NDA Result 2018

Heartiest congratulations to all qualified candidates whose roll numbers are in result of NDA NA (II) 2018! You are now required to register online at Indian Army Recruiting website that is before the deadline. Last date to register is 2 weeks of declaration of result for NDA NA II. Once you register, you will be assigned a Selection Centre and Date for SSB interview. You will get this at registered email ID. In the event of any query, get in touch with You will also have to submit original certificates pertaining to Age, Educational Qualification to concerned SSB during SSB interview. Please do not send these to UPSC.

Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of the Commission
Telephone Nos.: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 between 10:00
hours and 17:00 hours on any working day.

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 Final Result 2018?

Last year UPSC had conducted NDA 2 exam on September 10, and announced result on November 1, and final result on May 9. As this time the date of exam was September 9, and written exam result was announced on November 30, therefore there are high chances of result being announced in second or third week of May. However, we must inform you that the official UPSC NDA NA II 2018 notification says “SSB interview for the candidates qualified in the written examination will be held during the months of January 2019 to April, 2019 or as suitable to Recruiting Directorate.”.

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 ExamMinimum marks in written exam (out of 900)Marks secured by last candidate in merit order (out of 1800)
NDA II 2018Will be announced with final resultWill be announced with final result
NDA I 2018Will be announced with final resultWill be announced with final result
NDA II 2017258624
NDA I 2017342708
NDA II 2016229602
NDA I 2016288656

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
Air Force92
Naval Academy
10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme44
Total : 383

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

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