NDA Answer Key 2021

Dear Readers, if you are searching for NDA Answer Key 2021 PDF then here we are providing you the link for the Answer keys of Mathematics and General Ability. NDA Exam is conduted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This exam is conducted two times in a year. It is a National level examination organized by UPSC for the selecting the candidates for Indian Armed Forces such as Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Air Force.
An unofficial answer key has been released after a few hours of the exam. After a few days, the official answer key will be provided.

NDA Answer Key 2021 PDF – Overview

Commission Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Test National Defence Academy (NDA)
Exam Date 14 November 2021
Answer Key NDA Key 2021
Official Portal upsc.gov.in
Solution UPSC NDA Question Paper Solution
Category Answer Key

NDA Latest Updates

 December 2021: UPSC NDA II 2021 Exam: Results Expected to Be Announced in December.

NDA Answer Key 2021 PDF

NDA Exam Pattern 2021

Particulars Details 
Exam Mode and Medium Offline (Pen Paper Based) in English and Hindi
Number of sections 2
Question Paper Type Objective or MCQ
Total Number of Questions 270 Questions (120 from Mathematics and 150 from General Ability Test)
Total Marks for Entrance Test 900 Marks (300 Marks for Mathematics and 600 Marks for General Ability Test)
Exam duration 2.30 hours (Each Section)

Marks Distribution for NDA GAT Written Test

Sections Maximum marks

Part A – English


Part B – General Knowledge





General Science


History, Freedom Movement, etc.




Current Events




NDA 2021 Marking Scheme

NDA consists of two sections- Mathematics and General ability test:

  • In this section, there will be a total of 150 questions, 50 from English and 100 from General Knowledge.
  • Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer in this section.
  • A deduction of 1.33 Marks will be there for each wrong answer. There will be no mark for unanswered questions.
  • In the Mathematics section, there will be a total of 120 questions of 300 marks.
  • All questions will carry 2.5 marks each, which will only be allotted for choosing the correct answer. 0.83 Marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • The general ability test will comprise 600 marks; 200 marks are allotted to English and 400 marks in total are allotted to General Knowledge.

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