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Exit Polls 2014: A brief overview of who predicts what

Monday, 12 May 2014 - 9:49pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Webdesk

The exit polls that flooded news after end of the final phase of Lok Sabha elections showed a clear victory for the NDA alliance. The UPA, on the other hand, seems to have lost majority seats as compared to the 2009 elections. The figures however vary in NDA gaining the desired 272 majority.

News 24-Chanakaya, for instance, predicted a massive 340 seats for NDA, while projecting simply 70 seats for the UPA.

India TV-CVoter indicates that NDA will surpass the majority by winning 289 seats, while UPA will have 101 seats.

IBN-CSDS provides a range of 270-282 for the NDA a swift majority, and for the UPA it shows a range of 92-102

India Today-CICERO highlights an exact majority of 272 seats for the NDA, UPA showing a 115 seats.

While Times Now-ORG, being the only one where the NDA making less then the required majority, the number being 249, and the UPA winning about 148 seats.

While the numbers vary, the exit poll results by all survey teams seem to indicate that the NDA alliance will in fact win the desired majority, while the UPA alliance, on the other hand, will fail to even cross 150 seats coming no where close to the hope of forming the next government. 

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