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NDA 1 Cut Off 2024, Check expected and Previous Years Cut Off

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the NDA exam twice annually. The NDA cut-off score for 2024, which determines eligibility for the next stage of selection, will be released by the UPSC after the entire selection process is complete.

NDA 1 Cut-Off will be released after completing the NDA 1 Examination along with the NDA Result. Candidates can Check NDA 1 Expected Cut Off in this article.

NDA 1 Expected Cut Off

The UPSC will release the NDA 1 Cut-Off 2024 along with the marks of the recommended candidates on the official website. Candidates Can Check NDA 1 Expected Cut Off in the Table Below:

NDA 1 Cut Off 2024 Expected
Name of the Wing Minimum Qualifying Standard at the Written Stage (Out of 900) Marks Secured by last recommended candidate (Final Stage) (Out of 1800)
Army 345-360 685-710
Air Force
Naval Academy

NDA 1 Cut Off 2023

The National Defence Academy (NDA) 1 2023 exam was held on April 16, 2023The exam is written and offline and can be taken in English or Hindi. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) publishes the NDA 1 2023 notification and important dates.  

S. No. Name of the Wing Vacancies Number of Recommended Candidates Minimum Qualifying Standard at the Written Stage (out of 900) Marks Secured by Last Recommended Candidate [Final Stage] (out of 1800)
1 Army 208 (including 10 for Female candidates) 628 301 (With at least 25% marks in each subject) 664
2 Navy 42 (including 3 for Female candidates)
3 Air Force
(i) Flying 92 (including 2 for Female candidates)
(ii) Ground duties (Tech) 18 (including 2 for Female candidates)
(iii) Ground duties (Non Tech) 10 (including 2 for Female candidates)
4 Naval Academy 25 (for Male candidates only)
Total 395

NDA 1 Cut Off 2023 PDF

NDA 2 Cut Off 2023

On September 3, 2023, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) held the NDA 2 2023 exam. After the official release of the final results, the NDA cutoff for both exam sessions is released. NDA cutoff will be released separately for the written exam and the final selection.

NDA Exam Minimum Marks Required

On September 19, 2022, the final result of the UPSC NDA 2 exam was announced. The UPSC NDA 2 cut-off marks and the candidates’ mark sheets will be published on the official website of the commission after the final result. The estimated cut-off scores for the written exam are given here in the table for candidates to view.

When two or more candidates obtained the same total score in the NDA & NA Examination (II), 2021, the tie(s) were resolved using the following guidelines that were accepted by the Commission:

  • In the case of an equal score altogether, the older applicant may be given a higher rank; and
  • If two candidates are the same age and receive the same total score, the candidate with the higher overall score in the written exams may be given a higher ranking.

Candidates need to pass each subject with a minimum of 25% marks. However, there is no sectional cut-off. The cutoff for the written exam is cumulative of marks of both the subjects (Mathematics and General Ability Test).

Subject Minimum Marks Required
Mathematics 25%
General Ability Test (GAT)  25%

NDA Cut-Off Marks: Previous Year

Paper Minimum Qualifying Marks at the Written Stage (out of 900 marks) Marks secured by the Last Candidate (out of 1800 marks)
NDA (II) 2022 355 720
NDA (I) 2022 360 720
NDA (II) 2021 355 726
NDA (I) 2021 343 709
NDA (II) 2020 355 719
NDA (I) 2020 355 726
NDA (II) 2019 346 709
NDA (I) 2019 342 704
NDA (II) 2018 325 688
NDA (I) 2018 338 705
NDA (II) 2017 258 624
NDA (I) 2017 342 708
NDA (II) 2016 229 602
NDA (I) 2016 288 656
NDA (II) 2015 269 637
NDA (I) 2015 306 674
NDA (II) 2014 283 656
NDA (I) 2014 360 722
NDA (II) 2013 360 721
NDA (I) 2013 333 698
NDA (II) 2012 335 699

NDA Cut-Off Marks: Affecting Factors

The cut-off is based on several variables, some of which are listed below:

  • Number of available seats
  • Level of NDA exam difficulty
  • Number of applicants who appeared for the NDA exam

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NDA Cut-Off FAQs

What is cutoff marks in NDA?

The NDA 1 Cut Off 2023 for the written exam out of 900 is 301 marks with at least 25% marks in each subject, and marks secured by the last recommended candidate (Final Stage) out of 1800 is 664 marks.

What is the passing marks out of 900 for NDA?

The candidate must, however, score more than 360 marks out of 900 to clear the examination and get selected for the SSB interview.

Is 400 a good score in NDA?

The NDA written exam marks will be 900 and NDA SSB marks will be 900. So Final total marks will be 900+900 = 1800 marks. NDA considers a score between 400 and 500 marks to be a secure range and get into the final merit list.

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