NDA Answer Key 2019 – Get here UPSC NDA 1 Answer Key for 21 Apr 2019 exam on same day as exam, after 12:30 PM for Mathematics and after 4:30 PM for GAT. Candidates can download NDA Answer Key Set A, B, C, D for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (NDA & NA) written exam. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) issues official answer key after final result of NDA. Marking scheme is +2.5, -2.5 for Mathematics, and +4, -4/3 for GAT. Those who clear cut off out of 900 are shortlisted for SSB. Get here all NDA Answer Key 2019.
NDA Answer Key 2019
The answer key of NDA 2019 contains correct answers of 120 questions asked in Mathematics and 150 questions asked in GAT. It is beneficial for NDA aspirants as one can predict marks and chances of selection with NDA Answer Key 2019. Important dates related to it are in table below.
|UPSC NDA 1 2019||Important dates|
|Exam Date||21 Apr 2019|
|NDA Mathematics Answer Key 2019 availability||21 Apr 2019 after 12:30 PM|
|NDA General Ability Test Answer Key 2019 availability||21 Apr 2019 after 4:30 PM|
|Declaration of NDA Result 2019 (expected)||Jun 2019|
NDA 1 2019 Answer Key
To get answer key of your question paper set, click on the set wise links given below for NDA 2019 Mathematics and General Ability Test papers.
|S.No.||NDA Mathematics Answer Key 2019||NDA GAT Answer Key 2019|
|1||Set A||Set A|
|2||Set B||Set B|
|3||Set C||Set C|
|4||Set D||Set D|
Each NDA 1 Answer Key 2019 set has same questions, just the order of questions is different. Therefore download that answer key only of which you have question paper.
NDA Answer Key 2019 | Analysis | Expected Cut Off Live Video by AglaSem
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How to use NDA Answer Key?
If your marks according to NDA Answer Key 2019 and following marking scheme are around the expected cut off marks, then you have high chances of selection.
Exam pattern and marking scheme of NDA Exam
|Pattern and scheme||GAT||Maths|
|No. of Qs||150||120|
|Marks for correct answer||4||2.5|
In accordance with the marking scheme, calculate marks.
Marks in NDA 1 2019 as per answer key = No. of correct answers in GAT * 4 – No. of incorrect answers in GAT * 4/3 + No. of correct answers in Maths * 2.5 – No. of incorrect answers in Maths * 2.5/3
Please note that the answer keys you view / download here right after exam are by individual teachers and coaching centers. UPSC releases official NDA answer keys much later, after declaration of result. There may be difference between official and unofficial answer key of NDA 2019. However we try our best to provide closest answers. Nevertheless, exercise best judgement while taking any decision on basis of NDA 2019 Answer Key.
You have to wait a while after exam for NDA 2019 Result of written exam. To give you an idea of how long the wait could be, here is a trend analysis graph of number of days between NDA exam and written exam result.
Most Important Questions For NDA
NDA is a highly competitive exam. In order to clear it, you need to get ahead in it with good last minute preparation. There are 2 things to do in this regard.
- Practice previous year question papers of NDA.
- Check out most important questions and topic for the exam.
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NDA 1 Answer Key 2019 by Major Kalshi, Cavalier Institute, Baalnoi Academy
Every year, these three institutes namely Major Kalshi, Cavalier Institute, Baalnoi Academy publish UPSC NDA Answer Key after exam. Some take a few hours, others a few days. However students do look for their answer keys and solutions.
After the exam, students can get their answer key also online from here.
NDA 1 Answer Key 2019 by Major Kalshi
Will be available after exam.
NDA 1 Answer Key 2019 by Cavalier Institute
Will be available after exam.
NDA 1 Answer Key 2019 by Baalnoi Academy
Will be available after exam.
UPSC Online Question Paper Representation Portal
If you visit upsc.gov.in, then you will come across a page called Time Frame for Representation under the examinations system page. This contains a single PDF file titled Online Question Paper Representation Portal. As per it, UPSC gives a time frame of 7 days from the next day of exam in which candidates can make representations to Commission on questions asked in exam.
Starting from next day of exam to 6 PM of 7th day is the period in which one can submit representations on questions.
In the case of multi-days exams, the last day of exam is considered for determining the timeline.
Example 1: UPSC Exam is on 1 March. Then, candidates can submit representations from 2 March to 8 March, 6 PM.
Example 2: UPSC Exam is from 29 June to 1 July. Then, candidates can submit representations from 2 July to 8 July, 6 PM.
The official site to submit challenges is https://upsconline.nic.in/miscellaneous/QPRep/.
Expected NDA 1 2019 Cut Off
The Union Public Service Commission publishes NDA cut off after declaration of final result. A minimum qualifying marks is fixed in every subject though. Those who score more than that are considered, and then those who get overall marks equal to or more than cut off are declared as qualified in UPSC NDA Result of Written Exam.
Minimum Marks In Each Subject: 25%
Note, this figure is on the basis of past few years analysis. It was 30% in NDA I 2015, 35% in NDA I 2014.
To figure out NDA 1 2019 Cut Off, the Commission considers various factors such as number of applicants, basic expectation, vacancies, average performance, and so on.
Nevertheless, we can take a look at previous year data to get an idea of what we can expect the next NDA cut off to be.
|Exam||Minimum qualifying standard approved at the written stage (Out of 900 marks)||Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1800 marks)|
|NDA I 2018||338||705|
|NDA II 2017||258||624|
|NDA I 2017||342||708|
|NDA II 2016||229||602|
|NDA I 2016||288||656|
|NDA II 2015||269||637|
|NDA I 2015||306||674|
|NDA II 2014||283||656|
|NDA I 2014||360||722|
This graph represents NDA cut off trends in past few years.
How To Join Indian Army?
NDA is one of the ways to join Indian Army. For 10+2 students, there is another option that is TES 10+2 scheme.
Whereas NDA route requires one to go through written exam, then SSB, in TES scheme candidates are directly shortlisted on basis of application and then called for SSB process.
All the ways to join Indian Army are explained in the flowchart below.
How To Get Official UPSC NDA 1 2019 Answer Key?
You can get official answer key of NDA 1 2019 from upsc.gov.in as per its availability. However it is significant to note here that the Union Public Service Commission releases official answer keys much later. The official answer keys are not published before result.
Most other exam conducting bodies follow the process of conducting exam, then releasing answer key, and then issuing result.
However in case of UPSC, this is not so.
Nevertheless, if you are interested in getting the official answer key then you have to wait a little longer to get it from the website.
NDA Answer Key Archives
For easy reference of aspirants, here are some past year answer keys of NDA exam that are officially released by UPSC.
NDA I 2018
NDA II 2017
NDA I 2017
NDA II 2016
Steps to download UPSC NDA Answer Keys from upsc.gov.in:
- Go to upsc.gov.in.
- Navigate to Examinations >> Answer Keys.
- Go to Year 2019 table.
- Locate National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2019.
- Click on link to download GAT Answer Key PDF, and Maths Answer Key PDF.
Significance of NDA Answer Key
The answer key of UPSC NDA & NA exam is useful in several ways. Some of the most prominent reasons that make it important are as follows.
- Lakhs of aspirants who appear for the exam can know the correct answers with NDA Answer Key right after exam. This alleviates their tension over how well they have performed. Also it helps one plan better on what to do next.
- When UPSC officially releases NDA Answer Key, it makes the recruitment / admission process more transparent. Candidates know exactly which answers UPSC considered correct and are assured they were marked right.
- Future NDA aspirants can prepare using NDA 2019 Question Paper and Answer Key.
NDA Answer Key FAQs
Q. After how many days of exam are official NDA Answer Keys released?
Ans. For NDA I 2018, answer key was released 256 days after exam. In NDA II 2017, it was issued after 450 days. Then at time of NDA I 2017, answer key came after 339 days. So there is no fixed time for issuance of official answer key of NDA by UPSC. However it does come after final result, and sometimes after display of marks of recommended candidates.
Q. Is there any difference between NDA answer keys of coaching institutes and official one?
Ans. Such persons who are good at mathematics and GAT create those answer keys that coaching institutes and individuals publish. They try their best to provide correct answers. However there may be some difference between their answers and that by UPSC.
Q. What if answers in official answer key are wrong?
Ans. As can be seen, UPSC issues official answer keys much later after exam. Therefore there is no scope of representation against them. Nevertheless, one can submit challenges to questions right after exam through UPSC Online Question Paper Representation Portal.
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