Here in this article, we are going to provide you the complete exam analysis of NDA (II) 2022 Exam.
As you all are aware that UPSC conducted
the NDA (II) 2022 Exam on the 4th September 2022. Here in this article, we are
going to provide you the complete exam analysis of NDA (II) 2022 Exam. This
analysis will provide useful insight to all the candidates appearing and to all
the future aspirants.
UPSC Conducted the NDA (II) 2022 Exam on 4th
September 2022. UPSC Conducts the NDA Exam for the recruitment of officers in
the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy. The NDA Exam consists of two
papers. Paper 1 is of Mathematics & Paper2 is of General Ability Test.
Here in this article, we will be discussing the detailed exam analysis, we will
also do topic wise discussion and we shall also cover the expected cutoff marks
Papers 
Subjects 
Exam Timing 
Paper 1 
Mathematics 
10:00  12:30 
Paper 2 
General Ability Test 
14:00  16:30 

The marking scheme of both the Papers in
NDA varies. The NDA Mathematics Paper consists of 120 questions which are of
2.5 marks each. The General Ability Test consists of 150 Questions which are of
4 marks each.
The Aspirants must be now searching for
the NDA Expected cut off marks. The NDA Exam difficulty level has
increased from the previous years now as a large number of students appear for
the exam. Here we will be discussing the number of good attempts and also the
marks that are needed to be scored in the NDA (II) 2022 exam.
Here are some important Highlights:
1. The NDA II 2022 Exam was conducted successfully at all the centers of UPSC for both Maths & GAT papers. The overall difficulty level of the exam was Moderate.
2. NDA II 2022 Maths Paper remains to be Moderate with topics like Trigonometry & Quadratic Equation from which maximum questions were asked. While the NDA GAT Paper was on the easy side where one can easily score good marks.
NDA
Exam Analysis 4th September 2022: Difficulty Level
Paper 
Total Marks 
Level 
Mathematics 
300 
Moderate 
General Ability Test 
600 
EasyModerate 
NDA
Exam Good Attempts 2022
The candidates must check the number
of Good Attempts in order to compare their actual attempts in the NDA II 2022
Exam.
Paper 
Total Qs. 
Good Attempts 
Mathematics 
120 
55  60 
General Ability Test 
150 
85  95 
The Aspirants who will be appearing
for the examination can check the detailed exam analysis and also can check if
they are shortlisted..
NDA II 2022 Exam Analysis (4th
September)
NDA II 2021 Mathematics Paper Exam Analysis
The Mathematics paper of the NDA II
2021 Exam was held from 10:00 to 12:30. It consisted of 120 Questions which
were of total 300 Marks. The Paper was moderate when compared with the NDA I
2021 Exam.
Answer key of Mathematics paper is now available on our website
Here below is the detailed paper analysis of NDA II 2022 for the Mathematics section:
Name of
SubSection 
No. of Questions Asked 
Difficulty Level 
Matrices & Determinants 
11 
Difficult 
Permutation & Combination 
2 
Moderate 
Probability 
4 
Moderate 
Sequence & Series 
7 
Moderate 
Trigonometry 
16 
Easy 
Differential Calculus 
14 
Moderate 
Integral Calculus 
10 
Difficult 
Conic Section 
2 
Difficult 
Logarithm & Inequality 
1 
Difficult 
Complex Number 
5 
Moderate 
Lines & Pairs of Straight Line 
3 
Easy 
Circle 
2 
Easy 
Binomial Theorem 
4 
Moderate 
Cartesian System & 3 D
Geometry 
10 
Moderate 
Vectors 
6 
Moderate 
Set Theory 
7 
Moderate 
Statistics 
12 
Difficult 
Quadratic Equation 
4 
Easy 
NDA II 2022 GAT Exam Analysis:
The NDA II 2022 General Ability Test
was conducted from 14:00 to 16:30. GAT paper consisted of a total of 150
Questions which were of total 600 marks.
Answer key
of GAT paper is now available on our website
Below is the division of the GA
paper sectionwise:
Name of the SubSection 
No. of Questions asked 
Difficulty Level 
English 
50 
EasyModerate 
Geography & Environment 
17 
EasyModerate 
History 
15 
Moderate 
Physics 
22 
Moderate 
Chemistry 
19 
Easy 
Biology 
10 
Moderate 
Current Affairs 
5 
Easy 
Economics 
1 
Easy 
Polity 
4 
Moderate 
Static GK 
7 
Easy 
NDA
2 2022 Exam Expected Cut off Marks
So, based on the cutoff marks of the
previous year and the exam analysis of the NDA II 2022 Exam, Here below we are
providing you with expected cut off marks of the NDA 2 2022 Exam:
Stage
of Examination 
Expected
Cutoff Marks 
The written exam 
340
350 
The final cutoff 
706
 715 
Minimum
qualifying standard at the written stage will be least 25% marks in each
subject.
NDA Previous Year Cut Off Marks:
Paper 
Written
Exam (Out of 900) 
Final
Exam (Out of 1800) 
NDA (II) 2021 
355 
726 
NDA (I) 2021 
343 
709 
NDA (II) 2020 
355 
719 
NDA (I) 2020 
355 
726 
NDA (II) 2019 
346 
709 
NDA (I) 2019 
342 
704 
NDA (II) 2018 
325 
688 
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 
NDA (II) 2013 
360 
721 
NDA (I) 2013 
333 
698 
NDA (II) 2012 
335 
699 
Click here for Answer Key for NDA
(II) 2022