NDA Result 2018

NDA Result 2018 – The result of NDA 2 written exam will be declared online in November, 2018 by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The exam is scheduled to be conducted on September 9, 2018. NDA 2018 result will mention the roll numbers of qualified candidates in PDF format. NDA result of written exam is declared for candidates securing minimum qualifying marks prescribed by UPSC. On the basis of NDA result 2018 of written exam, candidates are selected for Service Selection Boards (SSBs) Interview for Intelligence and Personality Test.  The total score of written exam is calculated out of 900. Last year, NDA 2 cutoff of written exam was 258.


NDA result 2018 is declared in two stages – Written and final. First, NDA result for written exam is declared followed by declaration of final result after SSB Interview. The final result of NDA 2 will be declared in May, 2019.  The All India Merit List is prepared based on the total marks of written exam and SSB Interview. Based on candidate’s rank in the merit list, number of vacancies, eligibility, medical fitness and preferences, admissions are offered to the Army, Navy, Air Force wings of NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme of Indian Naval Academy. The mark sheets of candidates are released after declaration of final NDA result. Read below for more details on how to check NDA result 2018, calculation of score and dates.


NDA Result 2018 Dates

Candidates can check below NDA 2018 exam and result dates.



NDA 1 written exam

April 22, 2018

NDA 1 result 2018 for written exam

June 15, 2018

SSB Interview for NDA 1

August to September, 2018

Final NDA 1 result 2018

November 2018

NDA 2 2018 written exam

September 9, 2018

NDA 2 result 2018 for written exam

November, 2018

SSB Interview for NDA 2

January to April 2019

Final NDA 2 result 2018

May, 2019

How to check NDA Result 2018?

NDA result is available online. The steps to check result are provided below.

Steps to check NDA 2018 result

Step 1: Click on the link ‘NDA result 2018’ to be provided on this page

Step 2: A PDF file will open

Step 3: Press Ctrl+F and type roll number in the required space

Step 4: If the roll number is there in the result PDF file then the candidate have qualified for the exam

Step 5: Download and take printout

Latest: To check NDA 1 result 2018 – Click here

How NDA scores are calculated?

The scores of candidates are calculated in the following method:

  • For correct answer in Mathematics, candidates will score 2.5 marks
  • Candidates for correct answer in General Ability Test (GAT) will score 4 marks
  • 1/3 marks will be deducted for wrong answers.

Formula to calculate score

Total score = Number of correct answer – number of incorrect answer

Section-wise calculation of score

Mathematics score = Total number of correct answers x 2.5 – total number of incorrect answer x 0.33

General Ability Test score = Total number of correct answers x 4 – total number of incorrect answer x 0.33


Result will be declared in two stages. The details of the stages are explained below.

NDA result 2018 of written exam

The result of written exam declared for candidates who secure qualifying marks. The qualifying marks is decided by UPSC. NDA written exam is conducted for 900 marks. The written exam comprises two papers – Mathematics and General Ability Test. On the basis of marks obtained in written exam, candidates are called for SSB Interview.

Final NDA Result 2018

The final result of NDA is declared after the conduct of SSB Interview. NDA final result is prepared based on the marks secured by candidates in written exam and SSB Interview. The final result is calculated out of 1800 marks (900 written exam and 900 SSB Interview).

NDA 2018 Scorecard

The marksheet will be released only within 15 days from the date of declaration of NDA result 2018. UPSC releases the marks after declaration of final result. The marks of candidates will be made available in PDF file. NDA Scorecard will include candidate’s roll number, name, marks obtained in written and SSB Interview and final total marks. Candidates have to download their marksheet within 30 days.

NDA 2018 Merit list

UPSC prepares merit list of candidates securing the minimum qualifying marks in written exam to call them for SSB Interview. Candidates qualifying all the stages of SSB Interview will be considered for final merit list. On the basis of total marks secured in written exam and SSB Interview, All India Merit List is prepared for final allocation of candidates to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy.

NDA 2018 Cutoff

The cutoff of NDA is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure at written and SSB Interview stage. UPSC announces NDA cutoff for written exam and final. NDA cutoff 2018 will be released after declaration of final result. Candidates have to secure qualifying marks separately at each stage of recruitment process. Besides the overall cutoff, candidates have to secure qualifying percentage in each subject– Mathematics and General Ability Test. The previous years’ NDA cutoff is provided below.

Last two years NDA Cutoff


NDA 1 cut off

NDA 2 cut off


342 (With 25 % in each subject)

258 (With 25 % in each subject)


288 (With 25 % in each subject)

229 (With at least 20% marks in each subject)

What after declaration of NDA Result 2018?

Candidates qualifying the written exam have to register themselves online on the Indian Army Recruiting website within two weeks of announcement NDA result. The successful candidates will be allotted selection centres and dates of SSB interview. This will be communicated to candidates on their registered email id. Candidates have to submit original certificates of age and educational qualification to respective SSBs during interview. Candidates have to appear before SSBs for Intelligence and Personality Test. After declaration of final NDA result, the selected candidates for Army, Navy and Air Force are given preliminary training - academic and physical for three years at the National Defence Academy. Candidates selected for Naval Academy will be given academic and physical training for four years at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala.

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