NDA Cut Off

nda cut offCandidates who are appearing for NDA I 2020 exam, must know the cut-off of past year NDA exams before going to apply. Here, Aim & Achieve – the most premium coaching institute for govt. exam is providing detailed analysis of previous year NDA written exam’s cut-offs.

The cut off of NDA is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process.NDA 1 2020 cut off for written exam will be released by UPSC in November, 2020 after completion of selection process.Candidates need to secure NDA 2020 cut off separately in written exam and SSB Interview. On the basis of the final cut off, candidates are selected for admission to the Army/Navy/Air Force wings of National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme). NDA 1 exam is scheduled to be conducted on April 19. NDA II 2019 final cut off 2019 is expected to be released in May 2020.

Types of NDA Cut Off :

 NDA Sectional cut off - The sectional cut-off is the minimum qualifying percentage that candidates have to score in each section. According to sectional cut-off, candidates have to secure the qualifying percentage in each subject – Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). The sectional cut-off differs year-wise for NDA 1 and 2.

NDA Overall Cut off - The overall cut off for NDA 1 and 2 is calculated out of the total marks. It is the total marks that candidates have to secure at written and SSB Interview stage to be selected for admission. Only those candidates who secure the overall cut off are declared qualified.

Factors determining NDA Cut off :

  • The cut-off is decided based on the following factors.
  • Number of candidates appeared for the exam
  • Total number of vacancies
  • Difficulty level of exam.

NDA Year Wise Cut-off

Year NDA(I) NDA(II)
2019 Written-342 out of 900
(With at least 25 % marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 Final Marks- 704)
Expected 330-348
(With at least 25% marks in each subject)Marks secured by the last candidate in the Merit order
2018 Written-338 out of 900
(With at least 25 % marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 Final Marks-705)
Written-325 out of 900
(With at least 25% marks in each subject)Marks secured by the last candidate in the Merit order (Out of 1800 Final Marks-688)
2017 Written-342 out of 900
(With at least 25 % marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 Final Marks-708)
Written-258 out of 900
(With at least 25% marks in each subject)Marks secured by the last candidate in the Merit order (Out of 1800 Final Marks-624)
2016 Written-288 out of 900
(With at least 25 % marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 Final Marks-656)
Written-229 out of 900
(With at least 25% marks in each subject)Marks secured by the last candidate in the Merit order (Out of 1800 Final Marks-602)
2015 Written-306 out of 900
(With at least 30% marks in each Subject) Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 Final Marks-674)
Written-269 out of 900
(With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last recommended candidate (Out of 1800 Final Marks-637)
2014 Written-348
(With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last recommended candidate
Written-315
(With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last recommended candidate
2013 Written-337
(With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last recommended candidate
Written-313
(With at least 25% marks in each subject) Marks secured by the last recommended candidate
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