NDA (2) 2017: Result, Cut-off, Dates, SSB Interview Process

NDA 2017NDA (2) 2017 Cut-off has been released now. National Defence Academy (NDA) is the national level entrance examination for the selection of candidates in Indian Army, Naval Force and Air Force. It is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). NDA is the two round selection process, first is written test and second is SSB (conducted only for written test qualifiers). The entrance exam of NDA 2017 was conducted twice in a year with the name of NDA (1) and NDA (2). NDA 2 Final Result 2017 has been declared on 9th May 2018. In this article, we are providing you the details on NDA (2) 2017 entrance exam including result, SSB interview & admission procedure.

Result SSB Interview Exam Dates FAQs

NDA-II Notification 2017 – Cut-off Released

newiconNDA (2) 2017 Cut-off has been released now. Check below for cut-off.

NDA 2 Final Result 2017 has been declared on 9th May 2018. Check here for result details.


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NDA 2018 Exam Dates have been announced now. NDA exam is conducted for recruiting candidates in Defence Forces like Army, Navy and Air Force. Check here for details about NDA 2018.

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NDA 1 Final Result 2017 has been declared on 24th November 2017. Check here for result details.

NDA 2 Result 2017 has been declared on 1st November 2017. Click here to get result details.

NDA 2 Answer Keys 2017 (Institutional) have been released now. Click here for answer key details.

NDA (2) Admit Card 2017 has been released on 14th August 2017. Click here for admit card details.

NDA (2) 2017 Application Form has been released on 7th June 2017.  Click here for application form.

Click here to view Notification.

NDA 2 Exam Dates 2017

The official dates for all events of NDA 1 and NDA 2 are declared by the UPSC. Candidates can check the exam dates of NDA (II) 2017 below:

Events of NDA II 2017Dates (Announced)
Notification Release date7th June 2017
Commencement of online applications7th June 2017
Last date to submit the application form30th June 2017 (6:00 PM)
Admit card Availability14th August 2017
Examination Date10th September 2017
Declaration of Result1st November 2017
Final result declare9th May 2018

NDA (2) 2017 Cut-off

The cut-off marks for NDA (2) 2017 examination has been published now. It is the minimum qualifying standard/marks at the written stage and marks secured by the last candidate in the Merit order at final stage of the examination. The official cut-off is mentioned below:

Minimum qualifying standard/marks at the written stage (out of 900 marks)
Marks secured by the last candidate in the Merit order (out of 1800 marks)
258 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

NDA (2) Result 2017

The exam conducting authority has been declared the result of NDA (II) 2017 on 1st November 2017. Candidates can check their result through the official website of UPSC (link is provided above). After the declaration of result, qualified candidates are called for the SSB interview round. Final result of written test and SSB interview round has been declared on 9th May 2018.

NDA (2) 2018

NDA (2) 2018 entrance exam is a national level examination. This exam will be managed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). It is conducted two times in a year, i.e. NDA 1 & NDA 2. NDA exam is a gateway to get entry into Navy, Army & Air Force. Candidates will get the application form from the 2nd week of June 2018.

SSB Selection Process

Candidates who have qualified the written test of NDA are called for the SSB round. Services Selection Board (SSB) is the personality and intelligence interview.  It is of 900 marks and is conducted in 2 stages. Stage-1 consist of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT). In stage-2, Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and Conference will be conducted. SSB spread over 5 days and is conducted at SSB centres.

NDA (2) 2017 Answer Key

Candidates can check the answer key through online mode. Answer keys of NDA (2) 2017 examination has been released on 10th September. The answer key has been released by various coaching institutions. Through answer key, candidates can get an roughdea about how much marks they can score in the exam.

NDA (2) 2017 Admit Card

NDA (2) 2017 admit card has been issued by UPSC. The admit card is available on the official website of UPSC (link is given above). The admit card of NDA-2 2017 has been released on 14th August 2017. It is mandatory to bring the admit card at the exam centre. Without holding valid admit card, students will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

NDA Exam Pattern

NDA exam pattern consists of two papers. Paper 1 is of Mathematics and Paper 2 is of General Ability. Both the papers will be conducted on same day. The time duration of 2 and a half hours is provided for each paper. NDA is conducted in a pen and paper mode only. There are total 900 Marks as; 300 marks in Mathematics paper and 600 marks in General ability paper. All the questions asked in the examination is of objective type. There is a provision of negative marking in the entrance examination of NDA.

SubjectCodeDurationMaximum Marks
Mathematics012 1/2 Hours300
General Ability Test022 1/2 Hours600
SSB Test/Interview900

Check here for detailed NDA 2017 Exam Pattern criteria.

NDA Preparation Tips

NDA preparation must be done in a planned manner. Right study material is very important for obtaining good marks. Practice previous year question paper as much as possible, it will boost your confidence level as well as enhance your speed and knowledge. Don’t skip important topics and chapters. Physical fitness is also very important if you are applying for NDA so also maintain your good health.

NDA Syllabus 2017

The examination of NDA will come from Mathematics subject and General Ability. The Mathematics syllabus covers topics like Trigonometry, Algebra, Differential Calculus, Vector Algebra, Matrices, Determinants, Integral Calculus, Statistics and Probability. General Ability paper includes English and General Knowledge. Link of detailed syllabus is here.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: NDA has a two-step selection procedure. Firstly, it conducts a written examination and then the shortlisted candidates of this exam have to appear for an interview with the SSB. 
Answer: Until a candidate has the eligibility as per the age guidelines of UPSC for NDA exam, the candidate can appear for the exam, as it is held twice a year.
Answer: The written exam is taken in two parts namely Mathematics and General Ability.
Answer: Girls are not eligible for the exam.
Answer: This exam is conducted for candidates who want to get into NDA to join the armed forces. The UPSC conducts the exam twice a year to shortlist candidates for NDA.
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NDA (2) Application Form 2017

UPSC has released the NDA (II) 2017 application form on 7th June 2017.  The application form can be filled through online mode only. Candidates can fill the NDA application form by visiting the official website of UPSC. The last date to submit the application form was 30th June, 2017. The application process will consist of two parts. In Part 1, candidates have to fill basic information. Part-2 consists of filling up Payment details, selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph, Signature and declaration.

Application Fee

The application fee for GEN/OBC category candidates is Rs. 100/-. The candidates belonging from SC/ST category and sons of ex-serviceman/ JCO/NCO and Other Ranks of the Army are exempted from the NDA 2017 application fee. Candidates can pay application fee online through SBI net banking or by cash through SBI bank challan or through credit card/debit card.

NDA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must ensure that they are fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NDA (II) 2017 as mentioned below:


  • Applicant should be a citizen of India/Nepal or Bhutan.
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit:

  • Candidates applying for NDA-2 must not born before 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January, 2002 .

Qualification Criteria:

For Indian Army wing of National Defence Academy: Candidates who have completed/appearing 10+2 examination from the recognized educational board are eligible to apply for Indian army.

For Air Force and Naval Wings: Candidates wish to apply for air force or navy should have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics subjects from a recognized board.

Marital Status:

Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply for NDA. Female candidate cannot apply for NDA.

In case of any query regarding NDA (2) 2017, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. Ankit says:

    NDA 2 official cutoff 2017

  2. Pawan kumar says:

    My dob is 10 may 2002,am i able to apply for nda2 exam

  3. Abhishek anand says:

    Sir,My DOB is 27/9/2002,how many chances do I have?

  4. Tarun says:

    I’m studying 12th at last stage. I was apply for NDA1 after that I have to apply NDA2 between 1 and 2 can I can start my b.sc degree At any university and if there any chance to continue my b.sc degree in NDA please clarify my dought sir
    Thank you

  5. Yajur says:

    sir my dob is 27/03/2000 .how many chances i have left? can i give nda 2 2018 and nda 1 2019 both?

  6. GOPI Raj bhukya says:

    What is cuttoff for St

  7. GOPI Raj bhukya says:

    I have the much love on my mother Country so I need to do something for my country till my death

  8. Sekhar Karak says:

    I am reading in class 11 science. Sir am I eligible for the NDA phase 2 of this year?

  9. Mayank says:

    I have forgotten my admit card and it is required in SSB interview .what can i do now.

  10. ANIRUDHAN.CK says:


  11. Anish says:

    I had Registered on the link…Post that not received any communication. Also how can I check my name in list

  12. Nikhil says:

    Sir….todat i checked the centre allotment list of nda 2 on joinindianarmy.nic.in. but my roll no. Was not there……also the roll no. That were in 03322xx range were not in centre allotmwnt list…..i just want to ask will it be updated…….or wat should i do

  13. Anupam Roy says:

    I have quilified NDA2 2017 written exams, when I will be called for ssb.

  14. Your Name... says:

    i have qualified nda 2 written exam but due to lack of information i can’t register at joinindianarmy.in within 2 weeks
    what will be its outcome
    please help me

  15. jaiveet says:

    I missed the date to register on joinindianarmy.nic.in as i am qualified to nda 2 2017 will i get a call letter?? For ssb

  16. AKIL S PRAVIN says:

    I have qualified the NDA II written exam (result published on November 1st 2017) .Whether I have to register for SSB selection. If so,How can I apply for SSB selection process?
    Please give me the details regarding the same.

  17. Jiji says:

    How many will be selected in written exam

  18. vishal dewada says:

    Sir mera rijalt nhi aaya

  19. sameer khan says:

    Sir, I have qualified for NDA 2 2017 now how do i apply for ssb

  20. hemant gokul kachhava says:


  21. Vidya says:

    Do my brother has to register again fir SSB interview. He has qualified in the test.

  22. Umesh morda says:

    Sir I am select written exam.and second step why process.

  23. badri says:

    Interview date and city

  24. Badri vishal says:

    Interview date and city

  25. kailash madewad says:

    sir nda result kabhi hai

  26. Ashok khalkho says:

    Can I use Hindi language during the ssb interview

  27. Bharat Meena says:

    Rol no 0219569
    Please tell me my result

  28. shekhar says:

    we can how to know There results information.

  29. Saurav kumar says:

    I made a mistake in my mother last name, will this create a problem at ssb?
    Is there any procedure to change it?

  30. Nikhil says:

    Dear sir….the results were out and i found my roll.no in the list.
    But i am worried about my ssb email and centre allotment.Can anyone tell me when will i get it……and also i have registered myself at joinindianarmy.nic.in….but nothing related to nda 2 was asked.can anyone tell me what to do

  31. Divesh says:

    I was born in 19 march 1999.
    Will i be eligible for nda exam 2018?
    Please tell me.

  32. ksvk sricharan says:

    sir, i was qualified in NDA2 EXAM.
    AFTER RESULT WITH IN TWO WEEKS register in on line in joinindianarmy.nic.in. i gone throgh that website. but it is not accepting.pl inform about rgistering in on line.

  33. Rutuj says:

    Can Results with name of candidates declared who are selected in Ssb interview

  34. manvendra Pathak says:

    How many times we can appear for the written exam for NDA

  35. akhilkumar says:

    Tell me about ssb interview please

  36. Ankit Sharma, Hetampura says:

    nda 2 2017 cutt off

  37. Ankit says:


  38. ashish kumar says:

    Sir when will result announced I am waiting for more days.i am daily check your web site. But result not shown.so please confirmed the result declaration date.

  39. sanchit verma says:

    is 254 a sufficient enough score to clear written exam of NDA 2 2017 ??

  40. Shrey Walekar says:

    when will NDA 2 result will announce
    according to info it will announce in oct
    when will it announce sir……
    waiting for ur reply 🙂

  41. umang chaudhary says:

    My dob is 2 july 1999.
    Am i eligible for nda 1 2018.
    Please reply soon

  42. Sundar Singh says:

    what date NDA’s cutoff declair.
    Plzz sir reply
    I’m eagerly waiting for your reply. …..

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