UPSC CSE Cut-off for Prelims and Mains 2019: UPSC Previous Year Cut-off

UPSC exam is the process of selecting eligible candidates for the three services of the Indian Government namely IAS, IFS, and IPS. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) published the IAS cut off 2019 on their official website. Cut off marks are the minimum qualifying marks required to get through to the next round. UPSC uses the term Minimum Qualifying Marks instead of cut-off marks.

Multiple factors such as the number of candidates appearing, the difficulty level of the question paper, no. of seats available and marking scheme of the year affect the overall cut off score in UPSC prelims and mains exams. Candidates scoring minimum UPSC IAS cut off marks are then eligible for the next level of recruitment in the exam.

UPSC Prelims Cut Off for 2019

In the Civil Services Examination 2019, the minimum qualifying marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages are as under:

  • General category – 98 marks
  • OBC – 96.66 marks
  • SC – 84 marks
  • ST – 83.34 marks
  • PwBD1 – 73.34 marks
  • PwBD2 – 53.34 marks
  • PwBD3 – 40 marks
  • PwBD5 – 45.34 marks

UPSC Previous Year Cut Off

The following chart shows the previous year UPSC prelims cut off marks out of 200.

Category2018201720162015General98.00105.34116.00107.34SC84.0088.6699.3494ST83.3488.6696.0091.34OBC96.66102.66110.66106PwD 173.3485.3475.3490.66PwD 253.3461.3472.6676.66PwD 340.0040.0040.0040PwD 545.34–––

Civil Services Exam-2018 Cut Off

In the Civil Services Examination 2018 , the minimum qualifying marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages are as under:-

CategoryVacancyRecommendation of PwBD CandidatesVacancy after the recommendation of PwBD candidates Recommendation of

Candidates

(Non‐PwBD)

UPSC 2018 cut off

(Out of 200)

Cut off for Written Exam

(Out of 1750)

Marks secured

by the last

recommended

Candidate

[Final Stage]

(Out of 2025)

General4142838633398774982OBC2090520420496.66732938SC1280212612684719912ST6101606083.34719912 Total81236776723
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