NDA (I) 2021 result for the written exam is expected to be announced in June. The exam was conducted on April 18 amid COVID-19 scare. Candidates who have appeared in the written exam can check NDA results from the official website, to be made available in PDF form. The result will display the roll numbers of the qualified candidates. On the basis of NDA (I) result 2021 for the written exam, candidates will be shortlisted for the SSB Interview.
NDA (II) 2021 written exam is scheduled to be conducted on September 5. NDA (II) 2021 result for the written exam is expected to be announced in November 2021.
NDA Result 2021 Dates
Candidates can check on the table below NDA 2021 dates related to the declaration of result.
|Events||NDA 1 Result 2021||NDA 2 Result 2021|
|Declaration of result for written exam||June 2021||November 2021|
|Declaration of final NDA result||To be notified||To be notified|
How to check NDA 2021 Result?
Candidates can follow the steps below to check the NDA result.
- Visit the official website of UPSC
- Click the result link on the UPSC home page
- NDA result 2021 opens on a new page in PDF form
- Candidates can search their roll numbers and names in the result PDF through Ctrl+F
- If their roll numbers and names are in the result PDF, this means candidates have qualified the exam
- Download the result PDF and take its printout
The marksheet of candidates is made available on the official website within 15 days from the date of publication of NDA final result. The scorecard is available to download for a period of 30 days. NDA scorecard displays the following details.
- Candidate’s name
- Roll numbers
- Sectional and overall scores
How the scores of candidates are calculated?
UPSC follows the marking scheme while calculating the scores of candidates. NDA marking scheme is given below.
- In General Ability Test (GAT), candidates get four marks for correct answers
- In the Mathematics section, for correct answers candidates scores 2.5 marks
- For wrong answers, 0.33 marks are deducted
Formula for score calculation
GAT- Number of correct answers x 4 – Number of incorrect answers x 0.33
Mathematics – Number of correct answers x 2.5 – Number of incorrect answers x 0.33
Stages of NDA result
NDA result is declared in two stages. First, the result for the written exam is declared which is followed by the declaration of the final result. The stages of NDA result 2021 are explained below.
NDA 2021 Result for Written Exam
NDA 2021 Result: The written exam as per the NDA exam pattern comprises two sections-GAT and Mathematics. The total marks of the test are 900. UPSC prepares a list of candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks in the written exam. Only such candidates are selected for SSB Interview for Intelligence and Personality Test.
Final NDA 2021 Result
NDA final result is declared after the completion of the SSB Interview. Candidates are selected for admission to the Army/Navy/Naval Academy and Air Force based on their performance in the written exam and SSB Interview. Candidates are required to secure separate minimum qualifying marks in both tests.
What after the declaration of NDA 2021 Result?
Qualified candidates of the written exam are required to appear in the SSB Interview. The exam is a two-stage process based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test. All selected candidates are required to appear first in Stage 1. Only those candidates who qualify the Stage 1 are selected for Stage 2. Candidates who qualify for Stage 2 are required to submit the original certificates along with one photocopy of each original Class 10 pass certificate and Original 10+2 pass certificate.
Preparation of Merit List for Selection
- A single combined merit list is prepared based on the total marks secured by candidates in the written exam and SSB Interview
- The final allocation/selection for admission to the Army, Navy, Air Force of the National Defence Academy and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy is done as per the number of vacancies subjected to candidates’ eligibility, medical fitness and merit-cum-preference
- While allocation/selection to one service/course, they will not be considered for admission to other remaining services/courses
When two or more candidates secure equal aggregate marks in NDA exam, the ties are resolved as per age. This means candidates older in age will be given preference.
NDA 2021 Result Analysis
Given in the table below are the past three years’ data of the number of candidates who qualified the written exam and SSB interview
|Exam||Number of qualified candidates|
|NDA 2 2019 written exam||7034|
|NDA 1 2019 written exam||7927|
|NDA 2 2018 written exam||More than 6930|
|NDA 1 2018 written exam||More than 8200|
|NDA 1 2018 SSB interview||379|
|NDA 2 2017 written exam||More than 6500|
|NDA 2 2017 SSB interview||447|
|NDA 1 2017 written exam||8010|
|NDA 1 2017 SSB interview||371|
NDA Cut off
The cut-off is released after the completion of the recruitment process. NDA cut-off is different for written exams and SSB interviews. To qualify for the exam, candidates need to secure the cut-off marks separately in the written exam and SSB Interview. The cut-off marks for the written exam are calculated out of 900 marks. The final NDA cut off which is the marks secured by the last recommended candidates is determined out of 1800 marks.
NDA 2021 Result FAQs
Q. When NDA (I) 2021 result for the written exam will be declared?
A: NDA (I) 2021 result for the written exam is expected to be released in June. The exam was conducted on April 18.
Q: When NDA (II) 2021 result for the written exam will be declared?
A: NDA (II) 2021 result for the written exam is expected to be declared in November. The exam will be conducted on September 5, 2021.
Q. Will I get the hard copy of NDA result 2021?
A. No, candidates do not receive the hard copy of the NDA 2021 result.
Q. Will UPSC send individual communication regarding the result?
A. Candidates are not informed individually regarding the declaration of NDA result.
Q. Where can I check the NDA result 2021?
A. Candidates can check their NDA results on the official website of UPSC.
Q. What details are mentioned in the NDA result PDF?
A. NDA result PDF comprises the roll numbers of qualified candidates.
Q. If I get 323 in UPSC NDA exam. Am I eligible for SSB?
A. Yes, you will be probably selected for the SSB Interview.
Q: When NDA cutoff marks are released?
A: NDA cut off marks are released after completion of the recruitment process for the written exam and final selection.
Q. What is NDA merit list?
A. The merit list of NDA is prepared based on the total marks scored by candidates in the written exam and SSB Interview.
Q. How long will it take to prepare for SSB Interview after the declaration of NDA result?
A. Candidates must start their preparation early for SSB Interview after the declaration of result.
Q. What is the public disclosure of NDA scores?
A. UPSC releases the scores of candidates publicly who appeared in the final stage of the exam but not recommended for the recruitment exam.
Q. Are there any qualifying marks in each subject of NDA exam?
A: Yes, candidates are required to secure 25% in each subject of NDA written exam.