UPSC NDA Result 2024, NDA Written exam Result Announced, Check Expected Cut off Marks for Qualification and NDA Previous Year’s Cut Off

The NDA I 2024 result is expected to be announced in May 2024. It is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which administers this national-level examination for entry into the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the National Defence Academy.

The UPSC conducts the NDA exam twice yearly, providing multiple opportunities for aspirants to participate and secure their place in the defence services. This year, the NDA 1 2024 was conducted on 21 April, in which lakhs of candidates participated and are now eagerly waiting for the results to be out. Results for the exam will be available online through the official UPSC website.

Update- The NDA Result has been announced. All those who participated can search for their roll numbers in the link given below.

NDA 2024 Results

NDA 2024 Result

Exam Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Name of Examination National Defence Examination (I), 2024
Date of Exam 21/04/2024
Result Date To Be Announced (TBA)
Official Website

NDA 1 Written Exam Overview

  • The NDA written examination is structured into two main parts: the General Ability Test (GAT) and Mathematics.
  • Both sections have objective-type questions.
  • The Mathematics part consists of 120 questions, while the GAT has 150 questions.
  • 2 ½ hours are given for each paper.
  • The mathematics section is worth 300 marks, and the GAT section totals 600.
  • The GAT is further divided into Part A, which focuses on English for 200 marks, and Part B, which covers General Knowledge for 400 marks.
  • For the GAT, 1.33 marks are deducted for each wrong answer, and Mathematics, 0.83 marks are subtracted.
  • The NDA exam is conducted in two shifts. The morning shift runs from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, while the afternoon shift takes place from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
Paper Section/Part Subject/Content Marks Duration
Paper 1 Mathematics 300 2 ½ hours
Paper 2 Part A English 200 2 ½ hours
Part B Physics 100
Chemistry 60
General Science 40
History, Freedom Movement, etc. 80
Geography 80
Current Events 40
Total for GAT 600
Total for Written Exam 900 5 hours

Expected Cut-Off for UPSC NDA 2024

The NDA cut-off marks are the minimum scores that candidates must achieve in the written examination to qualify for the subsequent rounds, including the Services Selection Board (SSB) interviews, medical examinations, and inclusion in the merit list.  The cut-off marks are released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and vary each year based on several factors. The factors are the total number of students who took the exam, the total number of vacancies and the difficulty of the exam.

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 340-360 680-700
Air Force
Naval Academy

Previous Year Written Exam Cut Off’s

Year NDA 1 Cut Off Marks NDA 2 Cut Off Marks
2023 301
2022 360 316
2021 343 355
2020 355 355
2019 342 346
2018 338 325
2017 342 258
2016 288 229

NDA Previous Year Final Cut-Off Marks

The final selection cut-off marks for the National Defence Academy (NDA) are calculated out of a total of 1800 marks, which includes 900 marks from the written exam and 900 marks from the SSB Interview. Below is a detailed overview of the final cut-off marks from previous years:

Year NDA 1 Final Cut-Off Marks NDA 2 Final Cut-Off Marks
2022 720 720
2021 709 719
2020 723 719
2019 704 709
2018 705 688
2017 708 624
2016 656 602

How to Check UPSC NDA Result?

To check the National Defence Academy (NDA) Cut-Off 2024, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the official UPSC website at
  2. Click on the “What’s New” link on the home page.
  3. Search for the “NDA exam result 2024” link on the UPSC website and click on it.
  4. The NDA result PDF will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Download it and search for your roll number.
  6. Remember to stay updated with official announcements and notifications for any changes or update.

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