UPSC IAS Cut Off 2021: Category Wise Cutoff Marks for Prelims & Mains

UPSC IAS Cut Off 2021: Category Wise Cutoff Marks for Prelims & Mains

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Oct 9, 2021UPSC Prelims Exam 2021: Check the IAS exam cutoff 2021, question paper, answer key and other important official details here. Prepare for UPSC Mains 2021
UPSC Prelims Exam 2021: Check the IAS exam cutoff 2021, question paper, answer key and other important official details here. Prepare for UPSC Mains 2021
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UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2021 (Expected)

UPSC Prelims Exam 2021 is scheduled to be condured on 10 October 2021. The official UPSC Cutoff 2021 for the Prelims exam will be reelased later on the official webiste. Exam experts analyse the IAS Prelims Question Paper 2021 and provide detailed UPSC Prelims Analysis 2021. Experts also provide insights about expected IAS Cutoff 2021 for the prelims exam. You can downlaod the prelims question paper 2021 along with the UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2021 to cauclate your score. 

Compare your score with the expected UPSC Pre cutoff 2021 and plan your preparation accordignly. Check  UPSC Prelims Analysis 2021

Download UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2021

Check UPSC IAS Prelims Answer Key 2021

UPSC Cut Off Marks: Prelims and Mains Exam

UPSC Cut Off Marks: UPSC conducts a Civil services examination each year for the recruitment of various Group A and Group B posts in the administrative position. Lakhs of aspirants appear for the exam with an aim to join various roles like Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Police Services (IPS), Indian Revenue Services(IRS), etc. UPSC IAS Exam is among the lengthiest and toughest exams conducted in India and yet the nature of the services is such that, each year number of aspirants increases.

To clear the UPSC Civil Services Exam, the candidate needs to clear UPSC Cutoff Marks for Prelims, Main, and the total marking post Interview. In this article, we are providing you with the detailed structure containing Year wise Official UPSC Cut off marks in the Civil Services Exam.

UPSC Civil Services is held in 3 stages i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Interview. Candidates have to clear all the stages to get into the final list so as to be recommended for the Services. 

Few important Pointers on UPSC Civil Services Cut Off:

  • In Preliminary Exam, Paper-2 (CSAT) is qualifying in nature, and the marks obtained in CSAT Paper are not considered in preparing the result of the UPSC Prelims Exam. It is prepared only on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-1 (General Studies Paper). To know the details of the UPSC IAS Exam Pattern Click Here.
  • Marks obtained in the Preliminary exam are not counted in the preparation of the final cut-off after the Main and Interview.
  • UPSC releases the Official cutoff only after declaring the final result of the Civil Services Exam.

Both UPSC prelims cutoff year-wise and  UPSC mains cutoff year-wise is mentioned below. 

UPSC Cutoff Marks 2020

The Union Public Service Commission has issued the UPSC 2020 cut-off marks for various categories. For UPSC CSE 2020 Prelims, Mains, and Final Results, see the category-wise cut-off marks. 

CategoryCS (Prelim)CS (Main)CS (Final)
General92.51736944
EWS77.55687894
OBC89.12698907
SC74.84680875
ST68.71682876
PwBD-170.06648867
PwBD-263.94699910
PwBD-340.82425675
PwBD-542.86300465

UPSC Prelims Previous Year Cut Off 2020-2015

Candidates can review the UPSC IAS Prelims Previous Year Cut Off and prepare suitably. It is important to note the UPSC Prelims Cutoff Marks as it helps you to set a target for yourself. Check the UPSC Prelims Cutoff 2020-2015

Category

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

General

92.51

98

98.00

105.34

116.00

107.34

SC

74.84

82

84.00

88.66

99.34

94

ST

68.71

77.34

83.34

88.66

96.00

91.34

OBC

89.12

95.34

96.66

102.66

110.66

106

PwD 1

70.06

53.34

73.34

85.34

75.34

90.66

PwD 2

63.94

44.66

53.34

61.34

72.66

76.66

PwD 3

40.82

61.34

40.00

40.00

40.00

40

PwD 5

42.86

61.34

45.34

-

-

-

EWS

77.55

90

-

-

-

-

UPSC Cut Off Marks - Prelims, Mains & Final Cut Off 2019 - 2015

Check the overall UPSC Cutoff Marks for Prelims, Mains and Final for previous years. Below mentioned are the IAS Prelims Cutoff Marks 2019- 2015. You can also check UPSC prelims cut off last 5 years and UPSC mains cut off last 5 years

UPSC Cut Off 2019 Marks

UPSC has released the official cutoff of the UPSC IAS 2019 exam. As per the official notification, UPSC Cutoff 2019 is as:

ExamGeneralEWSOBCSCST
UPSC Prelims 2019 Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks)989095.348287.34
UPSC Main 2019 Cut Off (Out of 1750 Marks)751696718706699
UPSC Final 2019 Cut Off (Out of 2075 Marks)961909925898893

Download the Official UPSC Cut Off 2019 

UPSC Cut Off 2018 Marks 

UPSC Preliminary Exam 2018 Cut Off was 98 for general candidates out of 200 marks in General Studies Paper.

ExamGeneralOBCSCST
UPSC Prelims 2018 Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks)9896.668483.34
UPSC Main 2018 Cut Off (Out of 1750 Marks)774732719719
UPSC Final 2018 Cut Off (Out of 2075 Marks)982938912912

To Download the Official UPSC Cut Off 2018 

UPSC Cut Off 2017 Marks

ExamGeneralOBCSCST
UPSC Prelims 2017 Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks)105.34 102.66 88.66 88.66 
UPSC Main 2017 Cut Off (Out of 1750 Marks)809 770 756 749 
UPSC Final 2017 Cut Off (Out of 2075 Marks)1006 968 944 939 

To Download the Official UPSC Cut Off 2017 

UPSC Cut Off 2016 Marks

ExamGeneralOBCSCST
UPSC Prelims 2016 Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks) 116110.66 99.34 96 
UPSC Main 2016 Cut Off (Out of 1750 Marks)787 745 739 730 
UPSC Final 2016 Cut Off (Out of 2075 Marks)988 951 937 920 

To Download the Official UPSC Cut Off 2016 

UPSC Cut Off 2015 Marks

ExamGeneralOBCSCST
UPSC Prelims 2015 Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks) 107.34106 94 91.34 
UPSC Main 2015 Cut Off (Out of 1750 Marks) 676630 622 617 
UPSC Final 2015 Cut Off (Out of 2075 Marks) 877 834 810801 

To Download the Official UPSC Cut Off 2015 

 

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  • UPSC cut off marks are released for Prelims and Mains. They are the minimum marks that are needed to qualify the stage. Candidates who score the UPSC Prelims cutoff are eligible to appear for the Mains Exams and so on. The cutoff marks vary as per your reservation category. 

     
  • No, 12th marks do not matter in IAS Exam. You must hold a valid bachelor's degree from a Govt recognised university/institute to be eligible for UPSC CSE exam.

     
  • The UPSC released the IAS cutoff 2019 on the official website. UPSC Prelims 2019 Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks) for Prelims exam was 98. The Mains cutoff 2019 was 751 and the overall cutoff was 961.  

     
  • The UPSC Prelims Marks are announced on the UPSC official website. Each candidate can log in with their registered username/registration number and download the Prelims marks after the release.  

     

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