NDA Result 2021 – UPSC is expected to announce NDA result soon, probably in 3rd week of June 2021. Officially, there is no date for declaration of National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) result. However, UPSC announces the result within 2 months from the exam date. This year, NDA I 2021 was held on April 18, 2021. It was earlier predicted that the result will be out in the month of May. But, due to the pandemic and lockdown the result of NDA 2021 has been delayed.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced NDA 1 result 2021 online, at upsc.gov.in. The result is released in PDF format bearing the name and roll number of the selected candidates. The candidates having their name in the list can then proceed to the Services Selection Board (SSB) interview rounds. Based on SSB interview and the written examination, the final selection is made. This year, based NDA 2021 result, 400 seats will be filled. For more details on NDA result 2021, like how to check, selection process, and more, read below.
NDA Result 2021
Latest – NDA (I) result 2021 is expected to out soon. It will be available as a PDF file. As soon as the result is announced, we will update it here.
Check NDA 2021 Result Here: Candidates can check NDA result 2021 (I), as per schedule, from upsc.gov.in.
NDA Result 2021 Date
Every year, 7000+ candidates are selected based on NDA result. For final selection, the eligible criteria and documents requirements must be satisfied. Knowing the dates is also crucial. Know all the important dates for NDA result 2021 from the table below.
|NDA Result 2021||Important Dates|
|NDA (I) 2021 Exam||18 Apr 2021|
|NDA 2021 Result Date||June 2021|
|SSB interview||To be announced|
Why Is It Expected That NDA Result 2021 Will Release In June?
Usually, the result for NDA 1 is released sometime near the release of the NDA 2 application form. The form for NDA 2 has already been released. Hence, it is expected that NDA 1 result will be out soon.
Also, the official brochure indicates that the result of NDA (I) written exam will be out in June 2021. It is expected that the result will be out by the end of June 2021.
Also, lockdown and COVID situation is also getting a bit better. So, it the possibility of UPSC will announce it soon.
Last year, NDA exam was held on September 06 and the result was declared on October 9, i.e. in 33 days. Before that NDA 2 result was announced within 25 days. So basically, UPSC took around a month to declare the result.
However, this year, one month has already been passed. So, it is expected that UPSC will now follow old timeline to announce the NDA result. In the year 2019 (NDA I) and 2018, UPSC took around 2 months to announce the result.
Hence, it is expected that result will be announced between 3rd or 4th week of June 2021.
Check past year’s result declaration trends from the table below.
|NDA & NA Exam date||Result for Written Exam||Result for Final Exam|
|NDA & NA 2020 |
(Due to the pandemic NDA (I) & (II) were merged)
|6 Sep||9 Oct|
|NDA & NA (II) 2019||17 Nov||12 Dec|
|NDA & NA (I) 2019||21 Apr||18 Jun|
|NDA & NA (II) 2018||9 Sep||30 Nov|
|NDA & NA (I) 2018||22 Apr||15 Jun|
Expected NDA Cut Off 2021
As per reports, only 33% students appeared for NDA exam this year. Also, the paper was moderate in the level of difficulty. Hence, looking at this, it is expected that cut off for NDA I 2021 will be as follows:
- As per experts, candidates who will score 360+ marks will surely qualify for next round.
|Expected NDA Cut Off||350 – 360|
|NDA maths cutoff||25%|
|NDA GAT cut off||25%|
|NDA English cut off||N/A|
|Total Marks in Paper 1 and 2||900|
NDA Analysis: The exam was moderate to difficulty in the level of difficulty. This year, maths section was moderate and had most of the formula based questions. GAT on the other hand was easy.
The marks of Paper 1 will be used to shortlist candidates for SSB round.
NDA Cut-Off Marks (Previous Year)
The cutoff marks for NDA is released with the result. Therefore for this year the cutoff shall be available with the result. We have provided below the cutoff marks of NDA from past few years:
|NDA & NA||Cutoff for Written Exam||Cutoff for Final Exam|
|NDA & NA (I) 2020||355||723|
|NDA & NA (II) 2019||346||709|
|NDA & NA (I) 2019||342||704|
|NDA & NA (II) 2018||325||688|
|NDA & NA (I) 2018||338||705|
|NDA & NA (II) 2017||258||624|
|NDA & NA (I) 2017||342||708|
|NDA & NA (II) 2016||229||602|
|NDA & NA (I) 2016||288||656|
|NDA & NA (II) 2015||269||637|
|NDA & NA (I) 2015||306||674|
|NDA & NA (II) 2014||283||656|
|NDA & NA (I) 2014||360||722|
|NDA & NA (II) 2013||360||721|
|NDA & NA (I) 2013||333||698|
|NDA & NA (II) 2012||335||699|
How to Check NDA Result 2021?
Candidates can check their NDA result online at the UPSC website. The steps below shows how to check the result when declared on the official website upsc.gov.in:
Step 1: Visit the UPSC website, upsc.gov.in.
Step 2: Now click on the result link on the home page, check image below for reference:
Step 3: Click on the link ‘ Examination Final Result’.
Step 4: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination result 2021 displays on the screen. Click on the link available in the “Download” link. Check the image below for reference:
Step 5: Next step is to download the NDA result provided in PDF format.
How is UPSC NDA Result 2021 Compiled?
The NDA result is released in two distinctive stages. At first, the result of the written test is released by the Commission following which, the final NDA results are released. Those who are selected in the final result can get admission into the respective NDA or NA for the current sessions.
Result of Written Exam: The results of the written exam are released shortly after the final answer keys have been compiled. Candidates achieving equal to or more than the specified cut-offs are shortlisted in the merit list. These candidates are eligible to appear in the SSB interviews for final selection.
Final result: The final results are based on the performance of the candidate in the written test and the SSB interviews. Those who qualify for the written tests are required to appear in the 5 days SSB interview. Candidates must secure the minimum qualifying marks in the written as well as in the interview for admission to the respective academy.
Details in NDA Result 2021
The details provided via the selection list of NDA result 2021 are as follows:
- Roll number
The image of the selection list for reference is given below:
What to Do After UPSC NDA 2021 Written Result is Declared?
All the candidates who have successfully qualified in the written examination are required to register themselves online on Directorate General of Recruiting website joinindianarmy.nic.in, with the same Email ID as provided to UPSC while filling UPSC online application. Candidates must ensure that their e-mail IDs given in their online applications are valid and active.
The candidates would then be allotted Selection Centres and dates, of SSB interview which shall be communicated on the registered e mail ID and via joinindianarmy.nic.in.
SSB Interview for NDA 2021 Written Exam Qualified Candidates
Here is what happens in the SSB 5 day interview:
Day 1: The first-day interview includes tests like Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT). Candidates who do not qualify the interview in Day 1 are sent back home.
Day 2: The second day consists of the psychological tests. Candidates are given thematic perceptional tests, word association tests, situation reaction tests, and self-description tests. Each of these tests is carried out to evaluate the psychological competence of the candidate to be recommended for training.
Day 3 and 4: In these 2 days are usually for group tasks that are assigned to the candidates. It consists of group discussion, group military planning exercises, elocution, etc.
Day 5: This is day for the final interview. All candidates have to appear in the final SSB interview. The SSB interview is held where the interviewer assesses the candidate in diverse ways. The interviewers consist of a panel of officers that can be upto 20 in numbers.
What to take at the SSB interview:
- All the candidates who go to the SSB interview have to must carry with them original matriculation certificate or equivalent exam certificate.
- Also, candidates who have already passed the 10+2 exam, must take with them their original 10+2 certificate or the marksheet.
Declaration of Final Result of NDA 2021
The final list of the selected candidates is prepared based on the performance of the candidates on the written exam and SSB interviews. The final list is uploaded on the website and later the markseet is also issued.
NDA 2021 final marksheet: The marksheets of the candidates are uploaded on the Commission’s website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result, that is after concluding SSB Interview. The marksheet will be available for access for 30 days from the date of upload.
NDA Result Statistics
Some useful statistics for NDA exam is as follows:
|NDA & NA||No. of Candidates Selected After Written Test||No. of Candidates Final Selection Data|
|NDA & NA (I) 2020||—||533|
|NDA & NA (II) 2019||7034||662|
|NDA & NA (I) 2019||7927||447|
|NDA & NA (II) 2018||6930+||520|
|NDA & NA (I) 2018||8200+||379|
|NDA & NA (II) 2017||—||447|
|NDA & NA (I) 2017||—||371|
|NDA & NA (II) 2016||8010||548|
|NDA & NA (I) 2016||—||447|
About NDA 2021
The Union Public Service Commission conducts the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy examination 2021. To be eligible to apply for the same, the candidate must have passed or appeared in 10+2 examination. Selection will be done in two stages – written and interview round. Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed by the UPSC Commission. Admit card and answer key for this examination can also be downloaded by the candidates through the website only. Declaration of the result is done online. Marks of the candidate will be made available after 15 days from the date of declaration of result.
NDA 2021 Vacancies
(10+2 Cadet Entry
Note: There are 208 vacancies for Army, 42 for Navy, and 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties)
Official website: upsc.gov.in
NDA Result 2021 FAQs
Ans: UPSC will announce NDA (I) result in the month of June 2021.
Ans: As per the analysis, the experts belive that the cutoff can range around 350 to 360.
Ans: NDA (1) 2021 exam was held on April 18. The NDA (2) 2021 notification will be out on June 9, 2021.
Ans: The interview dates of SSB has yet not been announced.
Ans: The result will be declared in the form of PDF file and will be available on this page and also on upsc.gov.in.
Ans: UPSC NDA (1) exam was held on April 18, 2021.
Ans: You can check it from upsc.gov.in
Ans: No, if you qualify written exam then you have to appear for SSB round. If you perform well in SSB then you will be selected.
Ans: During the SSB interview candidates need to participate in various group cativities and tests like Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT).
Ans; No the result has yet not been declared.
Ans: No, the result will not be posted. Candidates have to check and download it online at upsc.gov.in.
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