NDA Cut Off 2022: UPSC releases cut-off marks for both written test and interview rounds for both NDA 1 and 2 separately on upsc.gov.in. Here in this article, we have provided theexpected and  previous year cut-off marks for both written tests and final marks to help the candidates have an average of what could be the expected cut-off for upcoming UPSC NDA Exams. For the candidates who had their exam or planning for upcoming NDA Exams, then NDA Cut Off Marks is quite an important factor to strengthen your preparations. 

NDA 2 Expected Cut-Off 2022

The result for UPSC NDA 2 2022 exam has been declared on 19th September 2022. The UPSC NDA-2 cut-off and mark sheets of the candidates will be put on the Commission’s website within fifteen (15) days from the date of publication of the final result. Till the time the candidates can check the expected cut-off marks for the written exam here.

Stages of examNDA 2 Expected Cut Off
Written exam339-342
Final cutoff--

NDA Cut Off: Previous Year Cut-Off Marks

The previous year’s cut-off is a helpful tool to get a direction to your preparation. The candidates can check how much they need to study to get a safe score for the upcoming UPSC NDA Exam. Candidates can also analyze the pattern on a cutoff of yearly basis and check the written exam cut-off marks from here.

NDA Previous Year Written Exam Cut-Off Marks

YearNDA 1 ExamNDA 2 Exam
2021343355
2020355355
2019342346
2018338325
2017342258
2016288229
2015306269
2014360283
2013333360
2012335

NDA Previous Year Final Cut-Off Marks

In the below table, we have provided you with the previous year's final cut-off marks for UPSC NDA which will help you in identifying the level of the examination and competition.

YearNDA 1 Exam NDA 2 Exam
2021709726 
2020723719
2019705709
2018708624
2016656602
2015656674
2014722656
2013698721
2012699

Detailed NDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022

Steps to Check UPSC NDA Cut-Off 2022

Step 1: First of all, you need to visit the official website of the UPSC at https://www.upsc.gov.in/

Step 2: Search for the link provided for the ‘UPSC NDA 2022 Cut Off’ on the home page.

Step 3: Once you locate it, click on that link.

Step 4: You will be redirected to a new page where the cut off marks will be displayed. 

Step 5: You can just download the UPSC NDA cut off marks in PDF format. 

How to Calculate UPSC NDA marks?

The candidates can check the marking scheme of the UPSC NDA written exam as detailed below.

  1. UPSC NDA Exam will be consist of Objective type questions for 900 marks.
  2. There will be two subjects upon which the questions will be asked – Mathematics and General Ability Test.
  3. There will be a negative marking of 0.33 marks for every wrong answer.
  4. The final cutoff list will be released on the basis of the marks scored by the candidate in the written as well as the SSB interview round.
  5. The marks given in the interview round will be out of 900.
Subjects/PaperMaximum Marks
Mathematics300 marks
General Ability Test (Part A: General English)
General Ability Test (Part B: General Knowledge)
600 marks

Minimum Qualifying Marks for UPSC NDA 2022

UPSC will publish the Final NDA Cut off marks (out of 1800) after the interviews are completed and will call the candidates as per the Merit List prepared on the basis of written examination. The candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks set by the UPSC for the written exam and final cut off marks for the NDA exam. The candidates need to score at least the cut off marks in the written exam with 25% marks in each subject in order to qualify for the next phase. The cut-off marks for the final selection will include the score from both the written examination and the SSB Interview round.

NDA Cut Off 2022: FAQs

Ans. UPSC NDA 2 Cut Off will be released along with the result, however, you can check the expected cut off marks from the article.

Ans. Factors like Difficulty, number of vacancies, and candidates appeared in the exam are considered to prepare NDA Cut off.

Ans. Yes, the written test marks will be counted to prepare final cut off.

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