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NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key: How to Download?

Updated On - January 11 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key will be released just after the commencement of the entrance exam. Union Public service Commission will release the answer key on the official website in Pdf format. Candidates can calculate the approximate score secured in the entrance exam. Candidate can read the given below article to know more about NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key.

NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key Dates

Check the important dates and events regarding NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key from the below-given table:

NDA(1) Answer Key 2021
NDA(1) Answer Key 2021 eventsImportant Dates
Issuance of admit cardto be announced
NDA 2021 Exam date18 April 2021
Release of answer keyto be announced

How to calculate marks using NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key?

Candidate can use the marking scheme to calculate the probable score secured in the exam. Given below is the marking scheme:

  • For every correct answer, (1) mark will be awarded in Maths
  • For every correct answer, (2) marks will be awarded in General Ability Test
  • For every incorrect answer, one Third (0.33) marks will be deducted
Marks Obtained= (Number of correct answers X marks for correct answer) – (Number of incorrect answer X negative marking).

How to Download NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key?

Applicants can refer to below given steps to download the NDA (1) 2021 Answer key:
Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC.
Step 2: Click on the "examination" link on the screen.
Step 3: Then choose the examination and click on the "answey key" link
Step 4: NDA (1) 2021 Answer Key Pdf will be displayed on the screen.
Step 5: Download the answer key for future references.

Process to challenge NDA 2021 Answer Key

Candidates can challenge the answer key if they are not satisfied with the it. The process to challenge the question is explained below:

  • Candidates can raise objections through Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep)
  • Objections against NDA answer key can be raised within 7 days of its release.
  • Candidates need to enter certain details like roll number, date of birth and random image while raising the objections.

Importance of NDA(1) 2021 Answer Key

Answer key plays an important part for those candidates who wish to qualify the NDA (1) 2021 examination. An applicant can check the answers to all the questions asked in the question paper.

  • Candidates can calulate the approximate score secured and can check that whether they are selected or not. 
  • Candidates are advised to check the official answer key only.

NDA(1) 2021 Result

After the releases of answer key, UPSC will declare the NDA(1) 2021 result online at the official website upsc.gov.in. Result will be declared in the form of merit list. Merit list will conatin the name and roll no of the candidate. Qualified candidate will be called for the SSB. Final result is declared after the interview round is completed. 



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