UPSC IAS Result: Civil Services Exam Prelims, Mains, Merit List

UPSC IAS Result: Civil Services Exam Prelims, Mains, Merit List

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Apr 12, 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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Latest Updates on UPSC Result 2021

UPSC CSE Result is announced by the Union Public Service Commission on its official website The UPSC CSE Result corresponds to results for the Civil Services Examination held each year by the UPSC. The result is released in the form of list of candidates who clear the cutoff. Read more about the UPSC CSE Exam 2021

Latest UPSC IAS Result

The UPSC IAS Result is announced as per the selection process. The prelims result is announced, followed by Mains Result and Final Merit List. 

  • UPSC Prelims Result 2021 will be announced after the successful completion of the exam. Tentatively, the prelims result will be announced in August 2021. 
  • 23 March 2021: UPSC released the IAS Mains Result 2020. The Mains exam 2020 was conducted from 08 January 2021 to 17 January 2021

UPSC Civil Services Result Highlights


Civil Services Examination

Conducted by



Once in a Year

Process consists of

Three Stages: Prelims, Main, Interview

Result Announcement


Official Website

UPSC IAS Result Dates

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has already released the calendar for UPSC CSE 2021 recruitment. UPSC Prelims 2021 Exam was scheduled on June 27, 2021. And the Prelims result will be released on the official website of UPSC tentatively on the last week of July 2021 or August 2021. The important dates of UPSC CSE exam are furnished in the table below:

UPSC Result StagesDates
IAS Result Dates 2021
UPSC IAS Prelims Result 2021Tentatively August 2021
UPSC IAS Mains Result 2021to be announced
UPSC CSE Final Result 2021to be announced
IAS Result Dates 2020
UPSC IAS Prelims Result 202023 October 2020
UPSC IAS Mains Result 202023 March 2021
UPSC CSE Final Result 2020June/ July 2021

UPSC CSE Result 2021: Prelims Exam to be conducted

UPSC will administer the IAS Prelims Exam 2021 on  27 June 2021. The result will be released in August 2021. Candidates who clear the Prelims exam will appear for the Mains Exam From 17 September 2021

UPSC CSE Result 2020: Mains Result Released

UPSC Civil Services Mains exam was conducted from January 8 to 17, 2021. Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC IAS Main Result 2020 on March 23, 2021. UPSC releases the CSE Mains Result 2020 in PDF format. Candidates who have written the UPSC CSE Mains 2020-21 exam can check the Main Result PDF here.

UPSC IAS Exam 2020 Main Result PDF Link

The Commission has released the CSE Result of the qualified candidate's Roll Number wise. Check the Main Result from the link given in the table below.

UPSC CSE Main Result PDF – Roll Number wise

Download PDF for UPSC Mains Result 2020

UPSC CSE Main Result PDF – Name wise

Updated soon

The marks sheets of the candidates who have not qualified in the USPC Main exam will be released on the Commission’s website within 15 days after the date of announcement of the UPSC CSE 2020 final result. And the mark sheets will remain available on the official website for a period of 30 days.

The Commission will upload the marks and cut-off of Prelims and Mains category wise on the official site only after the UPSC final result 2020 is declared. 

UPSC Final Result 2020: Interview Dates Announced.

UPSC will conduct the Personality Test round 2020 from  26 March 2021 to 18 June 2021. The result will be announced in June/ July 2021. The UPSC CSE Final Result 2020 will be released on the official website in the form of a list of selected candidates.

How to check UPSC IAS Result?

Candidates can also check the result in the Commission's website by following the steps given below to navigate to the results page:

  • Step-1: Candidates should visit the official website of UPSC –
  • Step-2: After landing on the website, scroll down and click on the ''Written Result.''
  • Step-3: Find the Result PDF link and click on it. The PDF contains the list of ‘Roll Numbers’ of the selected candidates.
  • Step-4: Press ‘Ctrl+F’ to search for the written result using your Roll number. If the number is located, then you are qualified otherwise disqualified (if the number does not exist).
  • Step-5: Download the result and take a printout for future reference.

UPSC IAS Prelims Result PDF

UPSC IAS Prelim exam is a kind of screening test, i.e., qualifying in nature-marks will not counted for deciding merit. UPSC releases the list of candidates (in the form of PDF) qualified for appearing in the Main Exam usually 30 days after the date of the Prelims Exam.

UPSC shortlists the candidates based on category wise (SC, ST, OBC, General and PH) cut-off. The cut-off mark will be decided based on a number of vacancies. UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Result was released on October 23, 2020.

UPSC IAS Main Result PDF

The real competition is in the Main Exam. The Commission releases the Mains result in two formats-roll number wise and name wise. First, a list of qualified candidates roll number wise will be released and after few days name wise. 

What after the UPSC Main Result 2020?

The candidates qualified for IAS Interview shall have to fill up and submit a Detailed Application Form (DAF)-II online only. The link for submission of DAF-II will be available on the USPC website ( from March 25, 2021 to April 5, 2021 till 6:00 PM. Hence, the qualified candidates are requested to submit at earliest without waiting for the last date.

UPSC IAS Final Result PDF

After the completion of interviews, UPSC releases the list of recommended or provisionally selected candidates. The list of recommended candidates will be uploaded in the Commission’s website. Check the final result PDF here.

The UPSC Final Result list is illustrated below.


Name of the Candidate

Roll Number

Category to which he/she belongs to

The final list will be sent to the Personnel Ministry, which will segregate the candidates based on their post preferences and send the lists to respective ministries. The candidates provisionally recommended will undergo training. After their probation, candidates will be allotted to their respective state cadres.

Important UPSC CSE Links:
UPSC Notification 2021UPSC IAS Exam Date 2021
UPSC IAS Apply Online 2021
UPSC CSE Eligibility Criteria
UPSC IAS Question Papers
UPSC Civil Services Syllabus PDF
UPSC IAS Exam Pattern 2021
IAS Civil Services Practice Set Papers
UPSC IAS Exam Online Coaching
UPSC IAS Study Plan 2021
UPSC IAS Preparation Tips 2021
UPSC IAS Study Material
UPSC IAS Analysis
UPSC IAS Answer Key
UPSC IAS Admit Card

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