NDA 2018: Result, Cut-off, SSB Interview, Selection Procedure

NDA 2018NDA (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.

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NDA 2018 Notifications – Marks of Recommended Candidates Released (for NDA II)

newiconNDA (II) 2018 Marks of recommended candidates has been released. Click here to check list.

newiconNDA (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

Check Here – NDA 2018 (एनडीए 2018) – हिंदी

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 published6th June 2018
Application form available6th June 2018
Last date for filling the application2nd July 2018 (6:00 PM)
Admit card announced20th August 2018
Exam date9th September 2018
Result announcement1st December 2018
Final Result10th May 2019

Exam Dates for NDA (I) 2018:

Notification published15th January 2018
Application form available15th January 2018
Last date for filling the application5th February 2018 (6:00 PM)
Admit card announced27th March 2018
Exam date22nd April 2018
Result announcement15th June 2018
Final result declare26th November 2018
Cut-off release4th 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 2019

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:

SSB Interview:

  • 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)

Answer: You can apply for the NDA exam via online mode through the website.
Answer: No, only male candidates can apply.
Answer: SC candidates are exempted from the application fee.
Answer: First, you have to clear written examination. Shortlisted candidates are needed to go through the SSB interview round and medical examination for final selection.
Answer: You can check the eligibility criteria from the above given section.
Answer: Yes, there will be negative marking for wrong answers.
Answer: You can check the detailed syllabus from the above given section.
Answer: There is no attempt limit, you can apply for the NDA exam till you meet the other eligibility criteria.
Answer: You have to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature.

Still any question, leave your comment.

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.

Application Fee:

  • 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.
Check Here – How to Fill NDA 2018 Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Age Limits:

  • 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.

Qualification Criteria:

  • 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.

Physical Standards:

  • 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.
SubjectCodeDurationMaximum Marks
Mathematics12 ½ Hours300
General Ability Test22 ½ Hours600
SBS Interview900
Grand Total1800

NDA Syllabus

  • 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.

For any other queries related to NDA 2018, you may leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. MAHANTH GP says:

    I am still at +2 (on going)could i be eligible for applying for NDA examination

  2. Sonal says:

    My son will b appearing his 11th std in april 2018. Will he be eligible for 2018(1) exam ??

  3. Anand yadav says:

    मैंने 2017 मे UP Boad से 70% मे 12th कि परीक्षा pass कि है
    मेरी DOB 15/7/2001 है

    Am i eligible to appear NDA Exam..?

  4. Vedender singh says:

    My dob is 05/02/1998 am i eligible for nda paper-1

  5. ajay kumar poddar says:

    Do i have to give both the exams of NDA(1) and NDA(2)??

  6. vishw says:

    sir i select commerce in 12 so for subject like phy and chem what we have to do?

  7. Anonymous says:

    What are the things mentioned or checked about our physical fitness in medical test?

  8. Aswin Mathew says:

    I have passed my 10th (ICSE)with 78%. I am appearing for my 2nd PU exam this February,2018. Can I apply for the exam.

  9. Venkat kishore G says:

    I want to help my Indian people and keep safe

  10. kamal anand says:

    my date of birth is of 31/10/1997 am i eligible for NDA 2018 exam.

  11. Banwari lal kaswan says:

    सर, क्या मे यह 12th Science Mathematics के साथ दे सकते हैं ।

  12. Mandar Ravindra Khalkar says:

    sir i apperaing 10th class and my DOBis 20/05/2002 sir i am eligible for NDA exam

  13. Banwari lal kaswan says:

    Sir, क्या यह 12th Sci Maths के साथ दे सकते
    यदि हाँ, तो कोनसे documents चाहिए

  14. AKHINA DANGMEI says:

    Can i appeared both 1 and 2 exam?

  15. AJIT KUMAR JHA says:

    sir, i have passed 10th exam in 2017 this year with CBSE board scoring 55% marks.i opted commerce stream in 10+2. my DOB- is 28 jan 2002.am i eligible to appear NDA exam 2018.brief in detail.

  16. Apurv krishan says:

    Can I give test nda exam .date of birth is 24/03/2001

  17. Rahul Negi says:

    I also interested to join National Defense Acedmy
    I am a student of class +2 I can’t join now my final exams in March then I can join I request to u please inform me.
    Thank you

  18. Megha says:

    why female candidate can’t give this exam?
    please do something i am a female and i want to give this exam.

  19. Thakngam says:

    My Dob is 23/12/1998 sir iam eligible or not 2018 NDA exam

  20. Aditi Singh says:

    Can’t female give this exam??

  21. Nikhil says:

    Sir my dob is 03/08/1998 m i eligible for nda 1 2018

  22. Anshul says:

    can 10th qualified student give nda exam

  23. Rahul Pathak says:

    Respected sir,
    Can you tell how different type of question will given of mathematics in the exam…

  24. shivendra pratap singh says:

    Sir my dob 19 9 2001 i will eligible for nda 2 2017 and nda 1 2018 i am read 12th std with pcm sir i can fill the form nda2 and nda1 plzzzz help me sir…

  25. shivendra pratap singh says:

    Sir my dob 19 9 2001 i will eligible for nda 2 2017 and nda 1 2018 i am read 12th std .. sir i can fill the form nda2 and nda1 plzzzz help me sir…

  26. Shikhar says:

    Can a spectacled person join DNA?

  27. MAHANASH KUMAR says:


  28. MAHANASH says:


  29. hanuman kumawat says:

    sir / mam my name is hanuman kumawat.
    dear my dob is 07/07/1998
    can i apply nda i 2018.

  30. Rajkaran singh says:

    Sir I want to inform that how much times I can give NDA exam as my dob is 15/03/2001 plz tell me sir

  31. PRIYANSHU says:

    Sir my dob is 24/10/1998, so can i apply for 2018 nda exams?????

  32. PRIYANSHU says:

    Sir my DOB is 24/10/1998, so can i apply for 2018 nda exams. ..

  33. PRIYANSHU says:

    Respected sir,
    My DOB is 24/10/1998 ,so can apply for 2018 nda exams..plz reply

  34. Satyanarayan biswas says:

    How many nda exam centres in west bengal? And where are those?

  35. SOWPARNIKA says:

    why girls cannot apply?

  36. Durgesh says:

    How many marks needs to qualify exam

  37. Vishakha says:

    Can a student of commerce without maths can apply?

  38. Akshit verma says:

    Sir/mam… i am in 11 standard.. can u suggest me when i can give NDA exam… For INDIAN ARMY.. My D. O. B is 19.12.2001

  39. Nitik Raj says:

    how many times can i appeared for the nda examination?

  40. ajay says:

    Sir i wears spectcles ,am i aligible for nda

  41. Mouli tharan says:

    Hi sir I got promoted to grade 12 and my DOB is 20.11.2000 am I eligible to write nda 1 2018 and nda 2 2018

  42. shreasish padhi says:

    respected sir,
    i m now studying +2 2nd yr whch nda exam can i give

  43. Vinay abhishek says:

    My date of birth is 11 november 2002 and iam studying 10 th now.can i have eligibility to NDA?

  44. Sudheer babu says:

    Sir. Can I eligible for NDA exam my DOB is 17.03.2000 exam from 2017 NDA(ll) sir please give reply soon

  45. Sudheer babu says:

    Sir. Can I eligible for NDA exam 2018 and my DOB is 17.03.2000

  46. Marshall bhagat says:

    Hye my dob is 5/12/1998 am i eligible for 2018 nda exams?

  47. dharmendra says:

    Is it necessary to pass +2 Exam before applying or XIIth appear student can also apply for this.

  48. K.Karan Kumar says:

    i was born on 11/12/2000
    i’m now going to +2 in tamilnadu
    when was next batch of NDA exam?

  49. K.Karan Kumar says:

    what was the qualification to join NDA?
    how to apply online application forn for NDA?

  50. dileep singh says:

    How to apply online nda in 12 class

  51. Devashish Gurung says:

    I born in July 23 2000
    Can I am eligible for NDA

  52. Ayush mishra says:

    My dob is 22/03/1999.can i eligible for nda 1 2018 .Sir please tell me.

  53. Deepu Arora says:

    Good Evening Sir…
    Sir, I want To Know About The Eligibilty Criteria Of Nda (1) And (2) of 2018 …
    My Date Of Birth Is 02,08,1999…

    Can i Eligible For The Exams Of 2018?

  54. Nikhil Chaudhary says:

    I have reached in class 12 in this year only. My D.O.B is 13/10/2000. Can I apply for NDA exams both.

  55. Anurag Dhimole says:

    Can i apply in 2 nda exam of 2018 my dob is
    27 july 1999

  56. udhey says:

    My dob is 8 march 2000 may i eligible for nda 2018 exam

  57. Bhargav says:

    Hi sir,
    I was studying 1+ and my DOB is 15/12/01 and i wants to join navy then what is the qualify mark of entrance exam and when should i apply

  58. sharodindu biswas says:

    Hi sir
    My DOB 16/8/2000
    i want to join the army i am in std 11 can i appear for the NDA exam.
    and if i passed in the exam will i be selected.
    i have opt Commerce with Maths.
    please help me.

  59. VIJAY DHURIA says:

    Hello Sir.
    I want join Indian army
    My D.O.B 16/02/1999
    I Can give NDA EXAM.
    KNOW I AM 11th commerce without maths.
    Help me sir

  60. Sahil jain says:

    My D.O.B. is 23Rd August 1999 and I will be of 19 till 23rd Aug 2018 ,so will I be able to sit in the NDA-II Exam of 2018 ?

  61. Nivrutti Wagh says:

    Sir, Meri DOB 13/08/1999 Hai Kya Mai NDA 1and2 2018 Ke Liye Aply Kar Sakta Hu Kya. Please Bataiye.

  62. Hemang Vyas says:

    Respected sir,
    Thanks for such an informative article. My DOB is 25.06.2001 and I’ll be giving my 10th exams next week.
    I have glasses for +0.5 both eyes and +0.5 astigmatism.
    So i think there is no scope for me in air wing, hence my second choice would be Army and I would be really happy with that too.
    I’m thinking to pay a visit soon at nda after exams in Holidays. And in Holidays I’ll be starting the gym from holidays.
    I’m planning for niks Academy in indore in class 12 for nda preparation.
    Please instruct me for my future…

  63. Manjeet Chauhan says:

    The only and only dream to achieve NEAR

  64. yashas sg says:

    im in class 11th. can i apply for the nda exam now?

  65. Nivrutti Wagh says:

    Hello Sir, NDA Ke Liye 12th Science Open University Se Chlti Kya.Please..Please Bataiye.

  66. rajendra singh says:

    Sir meri dob 8/04 1998 hai kya NDA ke liye apply kar sakta hu sir plx i wan’t to joining this oppotunity plzz sir

  67. Vikas yadav says:

    My date of birth is 14th april 2000.I want appear nda exam in the month of april. please give me the details about my above requesf

  68. Vikas yadav says:

    My date of birth is 14th april 2000.will I eligible for NDA exam and I will fill online form of month of april and now i am in 11th std

  69. Abhijith Menon says:

    I am Studying for +1 now. My d.o.b is 18/12/1999. When can I write NDA exam?

  70. Apurba Barman says:

    My date of birth 06.10.1998.will I eligible for NDA exam 2018…please tell me..truely..

  71. Ayush sengupta says:

    My date of birth is 9th April 1999. Can I appear for NDA exam 2018? I’m in class 11th.will go to class 12th in April 2017. Please give me the details

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