UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2017 – The cutoff of UPSC Civil Services preliminary examination 2017 is available by various coaching institutes including Chanakya IAS Academy, JagaranJosh, Career Launcher, Sriram IAS academy etc. UPSC IAS 2017 Preliminary exam was conducted on June 18, 2017. The UPSC Civil Services 2017 cutoff will be announced by UPSC for prelims, mains and final after the announcement of the final result of UPSC IAS exams 2017 in March 2018. For UPSC prelims cutoff 2017, only marks of General Studies paper II is considered and candidates need to obtain at least 335 marks, whereas GS Paper I is of only qualifying nature for appearing in mains examination. The cutoff marks of UPSC Civil Services Mains examination will be determined on basis of seven papers out of total 9 papers of IAS mains examination. However, candidates need to qualify the Paper A and Paper B of UPSC mains exam 2017 with at least 25% qualifying marks to be eligible for next papers. The final UPSC Civil Services cutoff 2017 will be based on marks obtained by candidates in mains and personality test of UPSC IAS exams. Only candidates who will secure UPSC Civil Services 2017 cutoff will be shortlisted for various posts of Indian Civil Services. Candidates can check here expected cutoff of UPSC Civil Services exam 2017 as well as previous years cut off trends as mentioned on this page below.
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Related events of UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2017
UPSC Prelims exam
June 18, 2017
UPSC Mains exam
October 28, 2017
Final Result and Cutoff marks
UPSC Civil Services 2017 cutoff for Preliminary exam
The preliminary cutoff marks of UPSC civil services 2017 will be based on General Studies Paper II only. The candidates need to obtain at least 33% marks in the GS Paper II and GS Paper I is of only qualifying nature for which the marks are decided by the exam conducting authority. UPSC cut off score differs every year as it based on the parameters like difficulty level of the entrance exam, the number of appeared candidates, the number of vacancies etc. UPSC civil services preliminary 2017 is meant for screening only. The number of candidates to be admitted to the mains examination is around 12 to 13 times the total approximate vacancies to be filled in the year through UPSC civil services prelims 2017 exam. The UPSC IAS Prelims 2017 cutoff will be determined differently for each category i.e. general category and reserved categories. The cutoff marks of UPSC Prelims 2017 will be calculated as mentioned below -
UPSC Civil Services Cutoff marks = Minimum 33% marks of 200 marks of GS Paper II+marks in GS Paper I out of total 200 marks (as decided by UPSC).
Expected cut off of UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination
As the UPSC Civil Services 2017 prelims exam was conducted on June 18, 2017, the cut off marks have been released by various coaching Institutes. The expected cutoff marks are based on analysis of IAS prelims exam paper i.e. GS paper I and GS Paper II. Candidates can check here expected cutoff of UPSC Civil Services 2017 as mentioned in the table below -
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Expected Cutoff marks 2017 by coaching Institutes -
Chanakya IAS Academy - The expected cutoff for UPSC Prelims 2017 can be between 105-115, as per the experts of the coaching institute.
UPSC IAS Prelims 2017 Expected Cutoff by Jagranjosh
Expected cutoff marks
Previous Year UPSC Prelims Cutoff
Candidates can check below the previous years cutoff for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary examination for past four years -
UPSC Civil Services Cutoff for prelims
CS Prelims cutoff 2016
CS Prelims cutoff 2015
CS Prelims cutoff 2014
CS Prelims cutoff 2013
UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2017 for Mains
Candidates who will secure qualifying marks in prelims will be appearing for Paper A and Paper B of UPSC Civil Sevices Mains 2017. The candidates who will qualify in Paper A and B, with at least 25% marks will be eligible to appear in next seven papers of UPSC Mains exam 2017. UPSC Civil Services 2017 cutoff marks for mains examination will be calculated out of total 1750 marks combined for seven papers. The final cutoff of UPSC Civil Services mains exam is calculated on basis of minimum 10% marks in Essay paper, GS I, II, II, IV and Optional paper I and II. Candidates as many as twice the vacancies will be shortlisted on basis of UPSC IAS Mains cutoff 2017. Candidates can check below category-wise cutoff of UPSC Civil Service Mains exam of last four years -
UPSC Civil Services Mains cutoff
CS Mains cutoff 2016
CS Mains cutoff 2015
CS Mains cutoff 2014
CS Mains cutoff 2013
UPSC Civil Services Final Cutoff
UPSC will be conducting personality tests of candidates who will qualify mains exam of UPSC Civil Services 2017. The exam conducting authority will be determining minimum qualifying marks for personality test after announcement of final result of UPSC IAS 2017. The UPSC Civil Services Final Cutoff 2017 is based on marks of mains and personality test only. The cutoff marks of personality test of UPSC IAS 2017 will be calculated out of total 275 marks. The candidates who will qualify the UPSC IAS Final Cutoff 2017 will be selected for recruitment of as many as 980 posts (tentative and will be changed after confirnation from Cadre Controlling Authorities) of Indian Civil Services i.e. IAS, IRS, IPS etc. Candidates can check below trends of UPSC Civil Services Final Cutoff 2017 as mentioned in the table below -
UPSC Civil Services Final Cutoff
CS Final cutoff 2016
CS Final cutoff 2015
CS Final cutoff 2014
CS Final cutoff 2013
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