Expected NDA Cut Off 2017 – Check Previous Year’s Cut off

NDA Cut Off 2017

NDA Cut Off 2017 – Topranker’s presents expected NDA cut off 2017 for paper 1 based on previous 5 year’s NDA cut off.

NDA Cut Off 2017 – Check Expected & Previous Year’s Cut off

NDA or National Defence Academy exam is one of the most sought after exams in the country. Many aspirants seek to get a dream job in the defence sector. Owing to the difficulty level of NDA exam, candidates needs a high level of preparation. The NDA exam is conducted twice in a year. The exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission(UPSC). It selects suitable candidates for Army, Navy and Airforce wings as well as Naval Academy (10+2 cadet entry scheme) through a common written exam followed by the interview.

NDA 2017 Important Dates:

NDA – 1 Exam Date

23rd April 2017

NDA – 1 Result Date

May-June 2017

NDA – 2 Exam Date

10th September 2017

Last date for filling NDA – 2 form

30th June 2017

NDA – 2 Admit Card Release

One or Two weeks before the exam

NDA – 2 Result Date

October 2017

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NDA Cut off 2017:

NDA cut off is the minimum marks required to qualify for the written test and qualify for the next phase of the recruitment i.e the SSB Interview. The UPSC will decide the cut off after the final result. The NDA exam will have following stages:

  1. Written test – It will have two papers. The first paper will be Mathematics and second paper will be General Ability test. The total marks will be out of 900.

  2. SSB Interview – Those who qualify in the written test will be called for SSB. It will be of 900 marks.

  3. Medical test – The candidates qualifying for both the rounds – written test & interview will be called for a Medical test.

How to Check NDA Cut off 2017:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC.

  • From the menu, choose ‘examinations’ tab.

  • Under the examinations, you will see a sub-menu ‘Cut off marks’.

  • Scroll to the NDA exam from the list of exams.

  • The NDA cut off marks will be available in PDF format.

Features of NDA Cut off 2017:

The total marks for NDA will be decided out of 1800.

The cut off will be applied both section-wise and overall. Candidates need to clear both sectional and overall cut off marks. Sectional cut off implies minimum marks needed for paper -I & II.

How is NDA cut off calculated?

The UPSC will decide the NDA cut off marks based on various factors. A few of them is listed below:

  • Number of available seats

  • Number of candidates appeared

  • Difficulty level of the exam

NDA – 1 cut off analysis:

The NDA cut off for each paper separately as well as there will be overall cut off. As per the NDA -1 paper analysis, the overall difficulty level was of moderate level. The General Ability section was comparatively difficult. The number of applicants were higher than last year. So, these factors will play a crucial role in the final NDA cut off.

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Previous year’s Cut off for NDA exam:

Given below are the Official NDA Cut Offs of Past 5 Years for General Category(Out of 900) :

Cut off marks







NDA – 1






NDA – 2






Expected NDA Cut Off 2017

The cut off marks will vary for each category. We may expect a cut off score between 320 to 340 range. Sectional cut off marks for paper – I (Mathematics) can be around 175 while for paper – II(General Ability Test), the cut off can be expected to be around 365.

Hope this article will help you in providing valuable insight into NDA cut off 2017.We will update with more news on NDA exam 2017. Keep following our website.

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