NDA 2 Answer Key 2019 – Union Public service Commission (UPSC) releases the official NDA Answer Key at upsc.gov.in. The NDA 2 2019 exam is scheduled on November 17, 2019. After the exam is over for National Defence Academy (NDA) 2019, on this page you can check the unofficial answer keys. The answers keys have the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Before the result is out, using the NDA 2 Answer Key 2019, you can calculate your probable score. In General Ability Test, add 4 marks for every correct answer, and then deduct 4/3 for every incorrect answer. Likewise in Mathematics, correct answer fetches 2.5 marks, incorrect answer leads to 2.5/3 negative marking. Get here all NDA Answer Key 2019 for UPSC NDA & NA (2) 2019 Exam.
NDA 2 Answer Key 2019
UPSC NDA 2 Answer Key 2019 is published for Mathematics containing 120 answers and GAT containing 150 answers. The unofficial answer keys shall be available in various formats like PDF, image, videos etc. The official answer keys, however, is available in the PDF format only. Check schedule below for all relevant dates.
|NDA 2 2019||Important Dates|
|Conduct of written exam||17 Nov 2019|
|Publication of NDA 2019 Answer Key of Mathematics||few hours after the exam is over|
|Publication of NDA 2019 Answer Key of General Ability Test||few hours after the exam is over|
|Availability of official UPSC NDA 2 2019 Answer Key||to be announced!|
Answer Key: The candidates can check the official NDA 2 Answer key 2019 at upsc.gov.in
NDA 2 2019 Answer Key Set Wise PDF Download
In this section, the candidates can check the UPSC NDA 2 Answer Keys for each set. AglaSem curates the unofficial answer keys from various sources and compiles them for the aspirants. The links are activated right after the exam is over.
|NDA Mathematics Answer Key 2019||NDA GAT Answer Key 2019|
|Set A – check after the exam||Set A – check after the exam|
|Set B – check after the exam||Set B – check after the exam|
|Set C – check after the exam||Set C – check after the exam|
|Set D – check after the exam||Set D – check after the exam|
Calculate Marks Using NDA 2 Answer Key
The candidates can check below how they can use the answer keys to calculate their scores. the important thing to note is that the unofficial answer keys might not give you the accurate or exact score. The accurate calculation of the scores is possible with the help of the official answer keys only.
Step 1: Start with taking out the question paper of the NDA 2 2019 exam
Step 2: Check the question paper set that you have.
Step 3: Now open the answer key of the question paper set that you have.
Step 4: Now on a rough sheet, write down how many answers that you have marked in the exam are correct and how many wrong.
Step 5: Now that you have the count of the correct and wrong answers, put the values in the formula below:
For mathematics score use: 2.5 X (no. of correct answers) – 2.3/3 X (no. of wrong answers)
For the GAT section score use: 4 X (no. of correct answers) – 4/3 X (no. of wrong answers)
Now your total score of NDA 2 2019 exam = Score of Maths section + Score of GAT section
You can skip the manual method and can use the tool below to calculate your scores:
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|
Note: Answer keys you view / download here right after exam are by individual teachers and coaching centers. UPSC releases official NDA answer keys much later. There may be difference between official and unofficial answer key of NDA 2019. However, we try our best to provide the closest answers.
How to Get Official UPSC NDA 2 Answer Key 2019?
The candidates can check below the steps below to get the official answer key of NDA 2 2019:
Step 1: Go to upsc.gov.in.
Step 2: The candidates have to look for the official answer key link that flashes on the home page.
Step 3: Click on the link and the PFF file opens on the next page.
Step 4: The candidates need to save the PDF file in their device and check the answers
How to Challenge Official NDA 2 Answer Key 2019?
The candidates can check below the steps below to challenge the official answer key of NDA 2 answer key:
Step 1: Visit upsc.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the examination tab as shown in the image below, and then from the dropdown select the time frame for representation option:
Step 3: On doing so the candidates can check the PDF file that has the link to the portal for representation. the PDF file also has the instructions related to the challenge. The candidates need to access the link for portal and submit their challenge.
Portal for the challenge: https://upsconline.nic.in/miscellaneous/QPRep/
Step 4: On the portal, the candidates can check the Start Date/Time, End Date/Time for submitting the challenge. Select the NDA 2 exam form the option and submit the challenge as per the deadlines.
NDA 2 Question Paper 2019
After the exam is over the candidates can also check the question papers of the exam. The PDF file of the question papers can be used as resources for preparation. The aspirants of NDA 2 2019 can heck below the question papers from the NDA 1 2019 examination:
Significance of NDA 2 Answer Key 2019
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.
Since downloading it does not require login, so anyone, even those who did not appear and do not have roll number as in admit card of NDA 2 2019, can also download it and use it.
Expected NDA 2 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 of analysis. It was 30% in NDA I 2015, 35% in NDA I 2014.
To figure out NDA 2 2019 Cut Off, the Commission considers various factors such as number of applicants, basic expectation, vacancies, average performance, and so on.
Until this year’s cutoff is out, we can take a look at the past years’ cutoff marks:
|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.
NDA 1 2019 Exam Analysis
The aspirants of NDA 2 2019, can check below the analysis of the NDA 1 2019 exam. This shall help you get an idea of the exam level.
How was the question paper of Mathematics?
As per candidates who appeared in exam, Mathematics paper was easy. None of the questions were too tricky or lengthy.
If one had prepared as per syllabus, and attempted a few sample papers, mock tests, and previous year papers, then the paper was quite simple to solve.
As per subject matter experts who later solved the paper, the questions were indeed simple. All questions and question formats were well within the mathematics syllabi of 10+2 taught in national and state-level boards.
Find out what students had to say when AglaSem team met them after Mathematics paper.
How was the question paper of General Ability Test?
NDA 1 aspirants found the overall GAT paper to be fine. However, GK questions were a little tough.
Specifically, history based general knowledge questions were tricky to solve and that is where most candidates feel they may not be able to score well.
Watch how students reacted after GAT paper in AglaSem NDA live coverage!
About NDA 2019
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts a 2 stage selection process to select candidates for National Defence Academy. The selection process is held twice a year – NDA (I) and NDA (2). The selection process of NDA 2019 is given below:
#1 UPSC NDA 2019 Written Exam
- Exam is on a single date.
- Candidates need to obtain minimum qualifying marks in each subject.
- Candidates also need to score overall cut off marks in order to qualify for SSB.
Marks are awarded as per marking scheme. Then candidates who obtain marks equal to more than cut off are declared as qualified as per result of NDA 2019 written exam. They can then attend SSB interviews.
- Unlike written exam, SSB is a five day long process.
- Candidates have to first get their SSB centre and dates from Join Indian Army, Navy, Air Force websites.
- Only qualified candidates can download SSB call letters from joinindianarmy.nic.in, www.joinindiannavy.gov.in, www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in.
- Then they have to go to the centre on assigned date and time with their documents.
- During SSB, they undergo two stages.
SSB Stage 1
- Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR)
- Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PPDT)
SSB Stage 2
- Psychological Aptitude Tests (TAT, WAT, SRT, SD)
- Group Testing Officer tests
NDA is also one of the ways to join the Indian Army. All the ways to join Indian Army are explained in the flowchart below.
NDA (2) 2019 Answer Key Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : For NDA I 2018, answer key was released 256 days after the exam. In NDA II 2017, it was issued after 450 days. Then at the 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 the final result, and sometimes after display of marks of recommended candidates.
Ans : Yes. The official answer keys are published by UPSC itself, this means the expert committee of the exam conducting body prepares these answers keys. However. the unofficial answer keys created by the teachers and subject matter experts not related to UPSC.
Ans : As can be seen, UPSC issues official answer keys much later after the 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.
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 1 2019 Answer Key by coaching centers:
|Coaching Center||NDA Mathematics Answer Key||NDA GAT Answer Key|
|Major Kalshi||Set A||Set A|
|Set B||Set B|
|Set C||Set C|
|Set D||Set D|
|Cavalier||All Sets||All Sets|
NDA I 2018
NDA II 2017
NDA I 2017
NDA II 2016