NDA Exam is conducted for recruiting candidates for Army, Navy and Air Force in NDA (National Defence Academy) and Naval Academy. The Selection Procedure for NDA is divided into 2 stages - Written Examination and Interview.
Candidates successfully qualifying the written test would be shortlisted for NDA Selection Process. The list of shortlisted candidates would be only released post declaration of Result for NDA 2019. Those who clear the cut off for NDA would be only selected to participate in the interview rounds.
The qualifying candidates will appear for Intelligence and Personality Test. The SSB conducts an interview for these candidates. SSB interviews are mostly held around the month of September – December 2019 and January – April 2019. After the completion of the selection rounds, the Commission would publish a combined list of selected candidates on the basis of their marks in the written test and interviews.
After the declaration of written test results, a cut off list is released by UPSC determining the names of the candidates who qualify for SSB Selection Process.
Those who wish to download the result and get the cut off list will have to follow the steps given below.
The table below the previous year cut off for NDA. The 3 columns show the year of the examination, the marks secured by the candidate in the written test and the final score after completion of the SSB interview.
|Year/Sessions||WRITTEN EXAM||FINAL EXAM|
|NDA & NA (II)||229||602|
|NDA & NA (I) 2016||288||656|
|NDA & NA (II) 2015||269||637|
|NDA & NA (I) 2015||306||674|
|NDA & NA (II) 2014||283||656|
|NDA & NA (I) 2014||360||722|
|NDA & NA (II) 2013||360||721|
|NDA & NA (I) 2013||333||698|
|NDA & NA (II) 2012||335||699|
The NDA Selection Process 2019 is primarily divided into two stages, the first is a written examination and the second is SSB Interview. The candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written test are required to participate in the Selection Process of NDA 2019.
The candidates meeting the NDA Cut Off for their respective categories are required to appear for the interview before the selection boards of Army, Navy and Air Force.
The written examination is the first stage of the selection of candidates. The successful candidates from the first stage would be only invited to participate in the next round.
The SSB Interview is the second and final round of NDA Selection Process. The SSB Interview round comprises two separate tests – Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test.
The two-stage selection procedure based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test has been introduced at Selection Centres. The qualifying candidates have to be put to stage for test on the first day of reporting at Selection Centres.
Only those candidates who qualify at stage 1 will be called for the remaining tests. Qualifying candidates have to submit the following Original Certificates along with one photocopy each of:
To be acceptable, candidates for the Army/Navy/Naval Academy and Air Force should secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in:
NOTE: Besides, candidates with first choice for the Air Force, and all the SSB qualified candidates with one choice as Air Force, should separately qualify the PABT (Pilot Aptitude Test) and Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS), if fulfil the eligibility for Air Force.
The candidates selected for the interview are required to carry and later on submit the following documents to the academy for verification. Candidates claiming admission under reserved categories should carry the relevant documents.
All the documents should be carried in original as well as photostat copies. Failure to carry any of the necessary documents could lead to disqualification of the candidate.
The candidates can also be disqualified from the admission process of the training course and the academy if any of the following appears to be the case:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.