NDA Cut off is always a matter of great concern for the candidates preparing for NDA ENTRANCE EXAM. The cut off of NDA refers to the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to secure to succeed the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announces NDA cut off for written and final every year. NDA cut off is applied for both i.e. written and SSB Interview. NDA cut off for both the stages will be released after completion of selection process in following May month. Candidates who secure equal to or more than the essential cut off in written stage are selected for next round of i.e. SSB Interview.
Different Types of NDA Cut off
NDA Sectional cut off – The sectional cutoff is the least qualifying percentage that contenders have to score in each section. According to sectional cutoff, contestants must secure the qualifying proportion in every subject – Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). The sectional cutoff differs every year for NDA I and II. In 2017, the sectional cutoff for NDA I and II was 25%. In 2016, the qualifying percentage for each subject in NDA II was 20 while it was 25 for NDA I.
NDA Overall Cut off – The overall cut off for NDA I and II 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 that candidate who secures the overall cut off is declared qualified.
NDA Cut Off Analysis
As per NDA cut off analysis, in 2017 the cut off for NDA I written exam increased compared to 2016. NDA I cut off 2017 for written exam was 342 while it was 288 in 2016. Similarly, the final cutoff in 2017 was high compared to 2016. The final NDA I cut off was 708 while it was 656 in 2016. NDA I cut off for written stage in 2015 was 306. In 2015, the final cut off was 674. In 2017, NDA II cut off for written exam was 258 which was more compared to 2016. NDA II cut off 2016 for written exam was 299. The final NDA II cut off 2017 was 624 while it was 602 in 2016. The final cut off increased in 2017 compared to 2016. NDA cut off of last three years is provided in the table below