Cut Off UPSC Prelims 2018: Check Here Expected Cut off of CSE

Union Public Service Commission signifies the cut off as the minimum qualifying standard marks which are known as cut off achieved by previously recommended aspirants at different stages.

UPSC administers the Preliminary Examination for the purpose of Indian Administrative Services (IAS).

The UPSC is responsible for announcing the cut off marks of the Civil Services Commission.

The cut off is generated by the commission after the final distribution held for Prelims Recruitment.Broadly speaking, the level of difficulty has increased, and this will influence the cut-off marks as well. There could be some 2-3 points drop from 105.3 marks, which was the cut-off for Prelims 2017, but it is difficult to say as there are some questions in Paper-I where many answer keys could be wrong.

The cut off is the least scores that have to be attained by any aspirant to be the part of UPSC Mains.

It is notified that the main authority(UPSC) decides minimum marks satisfying which they will be able to advance towards next CS Examination.

UPSC Civil Service Exam Cut-off Marks/Minimum Qualifying Prelims 2018 


UPSC Prelims Cut Off are given below for General Studies Paper-1 achieved for the Mains

General 107.34
OBC 106.00
SC 94.00
ST 91.34
PH1 90.66
PH2 46.66
PH3 40.00

 

IAS 2018 Expected Cut Off

Check the expected cut off for UPSC Civil Services exam from the table below:

Category Prelims Mains Final
General 150 – 200 665 – 679 850 – 889
OBC 140 – 201 602 – 631 810 – 845
SC 101 – 185 615 – 633 815 – 835
ST 103 – 180 610 – 620 800 – 815
PH‐1 101 – 170 550 – 615 800 – 820
PH 2 80 – 120 550 – 630 780 – 835
PH‐3 60 – 125 450 – 515 690 – 726

UPSC IAS Expected Cut Off By Coaching Centers

Along with the answer keys, the coaching centers also releases the cut off for the exam. Here you will get the expected cut off as released by various coaching centers such as Shankar IAS Academy, Vision IAS, BYJU’s Classes, career Launcher, etc.

IAS 2018 Expected Cut Off by SuperProfs

General OBC SC ST
110 (+ or – 3)  105 (+ or – 3)  100 (+ or – 3)  95 (+ or – 3)

UPSC Cut off Marks ( Normal)

Category

CS Prelims

CS Mains

CS Final

General

107.34

676

877

OBC

106

630

834

SC

94

622

810

ST

91.34

617

801

PH‐1

90.66

580

802

PH‐2

76.66

627

830

PH‐3

40

504

697

UPSC Civil Services Cutoff TrendAspirants can check below the prelims, mains and final cutoff trend of the UPSC civil services exam over the last three years for all category candidates.

Category

UPSC Civil Service Cut off Marks 2015

UPSC Civil Service Cut off Marks 2014

UPSC Civil Service Cut off Marks 2013

CS Prelims

CS Mains

CS Final

CS Prelims

CS Mains

CS Final

CS Prelims

CS Mains

CS Final

General

107.34

676

877

205

678

889

241

564

775

OBC

106

630

834

204

631

844

222

534

742

SC

94

622

810

182

631

830

207

518

719

ST

91.34

617

801

174

619

811

201

510

707

Maximum Marks

200

1750

2025

385

1750

2025

400

1750

2025

Civil Services Examination-2017

  • On the 6th day of after final result declaration, UPSC has uploaded the cutoff marks for the civil services exam (CSE-2017)
  • Prelim Paper-II marks were not counted in Mains-selection
Exam General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-2 PH-3
CS(Prelim)* 105.34 102.66 88.66 88.66 85.34 61.34 40.00
CS(Main)# 809 770 756 749 734 745 578
CS(Final) 1006 968 944 939 923 948 830

*Cut off marks on the basis of GS Paper-I only.  GS Paper-II was of qualifying nature with 33% marks as per Rule-15 of Civil Services Examination, 2017.
# Subject to 10%  marks in each of the seven competitive papers i.e. Essay, GS-I, GS-II, GS-III, GS-IV, Optional-I and Optional-II.

UPSC Prelims Cut Off modalities 


  • Union Public Service Commission will announce the cut off for Civil Services Exam as minimum marks.
  • The cut off marks for UPSC Civil Services Prelims is published for aiming at the selection of candidates for UPSC CS Mains.
  • UPSC Civil Services Prelims cut off is look upon as the base for eligibility of UPSC Mains.
  • Those applicants who have been able to fill the form can and met the marks set for cut off are eligible for Civil Services Preliminary Examination.
  • UPSC announces the cut off for Prelims Civil Services after the announcement of the final result of UPSC Civil Services.
  • Though, the result of the Civil Services prelims is finalized under the authority of UPSC after fixing minimum marks that are cut off marks for clearing the Preliminary exam.

UPSC cut off mains 


  • The mains examination includes 9 papers and two papers are qualifying. IAS mains exam result is proclaimed by UPSC in the month of January.
  • The applicants who have obtained minimum qualifying marks in the mains examination have been accepted to take part in the Personality Test.
  • The personality test for the interview of the accepted contenders is started from the month of February. On accord of IAS cut off for mains examination, applicants are nominated for numerous civil services.

UPSC final allotment 


  • The UPSC Civil Services final allocation cut off is decided on the marks secured by previously suggested applicants in mains examination and interview.
  • Applicants who are able to obtain alike or above cut off score considered for the all India merit list.
  • Relying on the UPSC IAS final cut off, applicants are given ranks.
  • The IAS final allotment cut off is out subsequent to interview for personality test.