NDA 2018: Result, Cut-off, SSB Interview, Selection Procedure
NDA (II) 2018 Marks of recommended candidates has been released. NDA 2018 examination is a gateway for those candidates seeking for entry in Defence Forces like Army, Navy and Air Force. NDA exam is a national level examination, which is organized two times in a year, i.e. NDA I and NDA II. A large number of students appear in the NDA exam to secure their career in Indian Defence Services. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the NDA exam in various cities across the country. Final Result has been released. Here we are providing details about NDA 2018 examination including answer key, result, cut off, selection, SSB interview, etc.
NDA 2018 Notifications – Marks of Recommended Candidates Released (for NDA II)
NDA (II) 2018 Marks of recommended candidates has been released. Click here to check list.
NDA (II) 2018 Final Result has been released on 10th May 2019. Click here to check result.
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NDA (II) 2018 SSB Interview Registration has been started from 8th December 2018. Check here for SSB Registration details.
NDA (II) 2018 Result has been declared on 30th November 2018. Check here for result details.
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Marks for recommended candidates of NDA (I) 2018 has been released. Check here for result details.
NDA (I) 2018 Final Result has been declared on 26th November 2018.Check here for result details.
NDA (I) 2018 Cut-off has been declared. Check here for details.
NDA (II) 2018 Question Papers for Mathematics & GAT have been released now. Check here for question paper details.
NDA (II) 2018 Answer Key (Institutional) has been released. Check here for answer key & question paper details.
NDA 2019 Exam Dates have been released now. The examination will be held on 21st April (NDA 1) and 17th November 2019 (NDA 2) Check here for NDA 2019.
NDA (II) 2018 Admit Card has been released on 20th August 2018. Check here for admit card details.
NDA (I) 2018 Result has been declared on 15th June June 2018. Check here for result details.
NDA (II) 2018 Application Form has been released from 6th June 2018. Check here for application form details.
NDA 2018 Answer Key (Institutional) has been released. Check here for answer key details.
NDA (I) 2018 examination has been held on 22nd April 2018. Question Paper has been released now. Check here for question paper details.
NDA (I) 2018 Admit Card has been released on 27th March 2018. Check here for admit card details.
Note: Please download e-Admit Card latest by 20.04.2018 (6:00 p.m.) to avoid last minute rush.
Notice has been released regarding uploading of NDA (I) 2018 Admit Card & other exam instructions.Check here for admit card details.
List of rejected NDA (I) 2018 Application due to non-payment of fee has been released now.Click here to view the list.
Click here to view NDA (I) Notification.
NDA (I) 2018 Application Form can be filled till 5th February 2018. Check here for application form details.
NDA Exam Dates
NDA Exam Dates for 2018 session have been released now. NDA 2018 Exam Schedule for Paper-I & Paper-II has been released now. Here we are providing the official dates of NDA 2018:
Exam Dates for NDA (II) 2018:
|Notification published||6th June 2018|
|Application form available||6th June 2018|
|Last date for filling the application||2nd July 2018 (6:00 PM)|
|Admit card announced||20th August 2018|
|Exam date||9th September 2018|
|Result announcement||1st December 2018|
|Final Result||10th May 2019|
Exam Dates for NDA (I) 2018:
|Notification published||15th January 2018|
|Application form available||15th January 2018|
|Last date for filling the application||5th February 2018 (6:00 PM)|
|Admit card announced||27th March 2018|
|Exam date||22nd April 2018|
|Result announcement||15th June 2018|
|Final result declare||26th November 2018|
|Cut-off release||4th December 2018|
NDA Answer Key 2018
- The institutional answer key has been published on 9th September 2018.
- Candidates can view the answer key through the website.
- The NDA 2018 answer key contain all the answers of those questions asked in the examination.
- With the help of answer key, candidates can get a rough idea about how much they are going to score in the examination.
NDA Result 2018
- The result of NDA II written examination has been released on 1st December 2018.
- The NDA 2018 result has been declared via online mode through the website.
- The result of shortlisted candidates for SSB Interview is displayed in PDF format.
- Shortlisted candidates are needed to appear for the SSB Interview round organized by the Services Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence.
- After clearing the SSB interview & other rounds, the final result will be declared.
NDA is a national level examination. It will be organized by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). NDA exam is a gateway for entry in defence forces like Army, Navy and Air Force. This exam will be conducted two times in a year, i.e. NDA I and NDA II.
NDA Selection Process
The NDA selection process has been divided into sections, i.e. SSB Interview & Medical Examination. The detailed process is mentioned below:
- After qualifying the written examination, candidates have to appear for the SSB Interview round.
- Candidates have to appear for the SSB Interview on the date & time given in the call letter.
- The SSB interview round will be conducted in two stages over five days.
- Stage 1 will comprise of OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) and PP & DT (Picture Perception & Description Test).
- Stage 2 will have Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO Tasks), Psychology Tests, Interview & Conference.
Medical Examination & Document Verification:
- Candidates have to bring their original 10+2 or equivalent exam certificates to the Service Selection Board.
- Documents will be verified after clearing the SSB Interview round.
- Original documents will be returned to candidates after document verification process.
- After clearing the SSB round, shortlisted candidates have to go through the medical test.
- The medical test will be organized over three to five days.
- After the medical test, a final merit list of selected candidates for NDA will be released.
FAQs (Most Asked Questions)
NDA Admit Card 2018
- The authority has released the NDA (II) 2018 Admit Card via online mode.
- Students can get their admit card via online mode through the website.
- To download the admit card, candidates have to fill up details like RID, Date of Birth or Roll Number & other details.
- Candidates note down the NDA hall ticket will not be sent by post.
- The admit card bear exam related details like students name, roll number, exam center, exam date & timing, etc.
- Without admit card, candidates will not be permitted to appear in the examination.
NDA Application Form 2018
- NDA 2018 Application Form has been released via online mode from 6th June 2018 (for NDA-II).
- There is no offline application form available for NDA exam.
- NDA Registration 2018 is done in two parts.
- In the registration part-I, candidates have to fill their personal, qualification, communication & other required details.
- After completing part-I, candidates will receive the registration number.
- In the registration part-II, students have to select the exam centers and make the fee payment through online or offline mode.
- Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature.
- Accept the declaration and take the printout of the filled application form for further use.
- There is no need to send the printout of the application form to the authority.
- The application fee is Rs. 100/- for general & OBC students.
- SC/ST candidates and wards of NCOs/ JCOs/ORs are not required to pay any application fee.
- The fee payment can be done via online mode (VISA/Master/Debit Card and Net banking).
- In offline mode, payment can be done through e-challan of SBI Bank.
Here we are providing the eligibility criteria for NDA exam:
- Candidates must be a citizen of India, a subject of Nepal, a subject of Bhutan or
- An Indian origin person who has migrated from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and East African Countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire, Malawi and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
- A Tibetan refugee who came over to India with the intention of permanently settling in India before the 1st January 1962.
- Martial Status & Gender: Only unmarried male candidates can apply for this exam.
- NDA-I Age Limit: students must have born between 2nd July 1999 to 1st July 2002.
- NDA-II Age Limit: Candidates should have born between 2nd January 2000 to 1st July 2003.
- For Army Wing: candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam organized by the State Education Board or a University.
- For Air Force and Naval of NDA and 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at Indian Naval Academy: students should have cleared the 12th or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics subjects.
- Students should be medically fit as per the norms set by National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination.
- Candidates have to go through the medical examination organized by the Military Hospital after being recommended at the SSB.
NDA Exam Pattern
The exam pattern details are given here:
- Type of Question: There will be objective type questions asked in the examination.
- Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through pen and paper-based mode.
- Exam Duration: Two and half hour duration will be given for Code 1 and Code 2.
- Section: The exam will consist of two sections like Mathematics and General Ability Test.
- Language: The question paper will be asked in bilingual, i.e. English & Hindi only.
- Negative Marking: There will be negative marking done for wrong answers.
|Mathematics||1||2 ½ Hours||300|
|General Ability Test||2||2 ½ Hours||600|
- Before preparing for the examination, candidates should gather all the details regarding officially prescribed syllabus.
- The syllabus has been divided into two sections, i.e. Mathematics & General Ability Test.
- The mathematics section will contain topics like Trigonometry, Differential Calculus, Algebra, Integral Calculus & Differential equations, Statistics, Probability, Vector Algebra, etc.
- The general ability section is divided into two parts, i.e. English and General Knowledge.
NDA Preparation Tips
- First of all, make a proper study plan for your preparations.
- Make a timetable and divide time equally for all the subjects.
- Include every single topic of the syllabus in your studies.
- Prepare from the best books and study materials available in the market or on the internet.
- Practice previous year question papers & sample papers it will help you to get familiarize with the exam pattern.
- While preparing for the exam, never ignore your health.
- Take the healthy and nutritious diet and do meditation & Yoga it will help you to increase concentration.
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