NDA Cut Off 2021 (OUT for NDA 2) - Qualifying Marks, Previous year & Expected Cutoff here

NDA Cut Off 2021 (OUT for NDA 2) - Qualifying Marks, Previous year & Expected Cutoff here

Exam: NDA

NDA Cut Off 2021: UPSC has released the NDA 2 2020 cut off on the official website on July 13. Earlier, the final result of NDA 2020 was released on July 6, 2021. Earlier, UPSC has declared the NDA 1 result 2021 on June 30, 2021. NDA Cut Off 2021 will be released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) along with the declaration of the final NDA 2021 result after conducting the SSB interview (Services Selection Board). The cutoff for NDA 2021 will be released on the UPSC official website at upsc.gov.in, in PDF format. The cutoff of NDA examination will be released separately for the written exam and the final selection stage of the UPSC National Defence Academy 2021 exam.Latest: Download the recommended candidates marks of NDA 2 2020here

Latest Updates for NDA

  • 09 Jun 2021:

    NDA 2/2021 application form released

  • 24 Apr 2021:

    UPSC NDA answer key 2020 released; Check details here.

  • 14 Apr 2021:

    COVID-19 Guidelines for NDA 2021; Check details here.

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The NDA 2021 cutoff will be based on a variety of factors like NDA 2021 question paper difficulty, a number of NDA 2021 vacancies and more. The minimum qualifying marks candidates need to secure in the written NDA exam is 25% marks in each subject. NDA cutoff 2021 is released to shortlist candidates for the three defence services through the UPSC NDA 2021 selection process. To know more about the NDA cutoff 2021 candidates can read the article below.

NDA Overview

Exam name


Conducting body

Union Public Service Commission

Official website


Exam category


Exam mode


Stages in UPSC NDA exam

Written exam

SSB Interview

Number of paper

Written exam - Paper 1 & 2

Nature of paper 1 and 2

Objective Type

NDA Cut off 2021 - Important Dates

Candidates can check all the important dates related to the NDA 2021 application form, exam, result and cutoff. Check the table below for NDA 2021 exam dates:

NDA dates 2021



NDA 1 2021 exam date

April 18, 2021

UPSC NDA result 2021

June 30, 2021

NDA 2021 cutoff

To be announced

SSB interview

To be announced

Final NDA 2021 result

To be announced

NDA 2 2021 exam dateNovember 14, 2021

NDA 2 2020 - Minimum Qualifying Marks

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)

355 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)


NDA Cut off 2021 - Factors Affecting the NDA cut off

NDA cutoff for different categories is determined based on various factors. The factors responsible for predicting the UPSC NDA cutoff 2021 are mentioned below.

  • Number of candidates taking the exam

  • The difficulty level of the NDA exam paper

  • Number of NDA vacancies released

How to check the NDA 2021 Cut off

  • Visit the UPSC official website - upsc.gov.in

  • Search for the NDA 2021 cutoff link and click on it

  • The UPSC NDA 2021 cutoff PDF file will be displayed on the screen

  • Check the UPSC NDA category wise cutoff

  • Download and save the NDA 2021 cutoff pdf for future reference

How is NDA Cut off is calculated?

The exam conducting authority calculates the NDA cut off on the basis of the following factors:

  • Number of candidates who appeared in the exam.
  • Total number of vacancies released.
  • Difficulty level of the NDA exam.

NDA cutoff 2021 - Qualifying Cut off

NDA qualifying cut off marks is the minimum NDA cutoff that is prescribed by the UPSC in the NDA notification. It is the minimum mark that a candidate needs to get to qualify a particular stage of the NDA 2021 exam. The qualifying NDA cutoff for written exam is 25% marks in each subject. Along with the minimum qualifying cutoff marks candidate needs to clear the aggregate NDA cut off too, to move to the next stage of the NDA selection process. The aggregate NDA cutoff is different for every NDA exam.

UPSC NDA Cut off 2021 - Types Of Cut off

UPSC NDA cutoff is released in two stages - NDA written exam cutoff and final NDA cutoff. Check the below-mentioned points to know more about the different NDA 2021 cutoffs.

NDA written exam cutoff - It is the minimum percentage of marks required by candidates to qualify the NDA written exam. The minimum prescribed qualifying cutoff set by UPSC is 25% marks in mathematics paper and 25% marks in GAT paper each. The official aggregate cutoff is released along with the final NDA result.

Final NDA 2021 cutoff - Final UPSC NDA cutoff is the aggregate score that a candidate secures in the NDA written exam and SSB interview.

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NDA Cut off 2021 - Expected Cut off

Based on previous years NDA cutoff analysis by experts Careers360 has determined the expected UPSC NDA 2021 cutoff. Check the table below for NDA expected cutoff 2021.

NDA 2021 expected cut off


NDA written exam cutoff

Final NDA cutoff

NDA 1 Cut off

345 - 355 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

705 - 715

NDA 2 Cut off

349- 359 (With at least 25% marks in each subject)

709- 719

NDA Cut off 2021 - Previous years NDA Cut off

For candidates reference, previous years cutoff for UPSC NDA 1 and 2 written exams has been provided in the table below. Previous years' NDA cutoff gives candidates an idea of what score they need to secure to clear the NDA written exam and SSB interview.

NDA 2020 overall cut off


NDA Written exam (out of 900)

NDA Final Cutoff (Out of 1800)

NDA 1 2020 Cut off



NDA 2 2020 Cut off

TBA soon

TBA soon

NDA 2019 overall cutoff


NDA Written exam (out of 900)

NDA Final Cutoff (Out of 1800)

NDA 1 2019 Cut off



NDA 2 2019 Cut off



UPSC NDA written exam previous year cut off


NDA 1 Cut off

NDA 2 Cut off

NDA Cut off 2019



NDA Cut off 2018



NDA Cut off 2017



NDA Cut off 2016



NDA Cut off 2015



NDA Result 2021

Union Public Service Commission has released the NDA 1 result 2021 on the official website on June 30, 2021. UPSC releases NDA result separately for both the stages of the UPSC NDA written examination and SSB interview. Candidates who qualify the UPSC NDA 2021 written exam will be eligible to appear for the SSB interview. The final NDA result 2021 will be released after the SSB interview of the NDA selection process is over. Final NDA result will be based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the NDA written exam and SSB interview.

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