UPSC IAS Cut Off - Category Wise Cutoff Marks

UPSC IAS Cut Off - Category Wise Cutoff Marks

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jan 19, 2021UPSC has released the UPSC CSE Notification 2021. Check the IAS exam 2021 official dates, exam pattern, admit card, syllabus and other important official details here.
UPSC has released the UPSC CSE Notification 2021. Check the IAS exam 2021 official dates, exam pattern, admit card, syllabus and other important official details here.
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UPSC Cut Off Marks: Prelims and Mains Exam

UPSC Cut Off Marks: UPSC conducts 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 is not considered in preparing the result of UPSC Prelims Exam. It is prepared only on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-1 (General Studies Paper). To know the details of UPSC IAS Exam Pattern Click Here.
  • Marks obtained in the Preliminary exam is 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.

UPSC Cut Off 2019 Marks

UPSC has released the official cutoff of 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

To Download the Official UPSC Cut Off 2019 Click Here

UPSC Cut Off 2018 Marks Category Wise

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 Click Here

UPSC Cut Off 2017 Marks Category Wise 

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 Click Here 

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 Click Here 

UPSC Cut Off 2015 Marks

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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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