UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2018

UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2018 – The cut off of Civil Services is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates will have to secure to qualify the exam. According to the experts, the expected UPSC Civil Services cut off of preliminary will be 150 to 200 while for mains exam it will be 665 for general category. The final UPSC Civil Services 2018 cut off for final selection will be 850 to 889 for general category. UPSC releases the cutoff for Preliminary, Mains and Final after completion of the selection process. Based on the UPSC Civil Services cut off of preliminary exam, candidates were shortlisted for the mains exam. Candidates selected based on the cutoff of mains exam will appear for the interview. The final cutoff will be determined based on mains exam and interview. 

Last year, UPSC Civil Services cutoff for prelims was 105.34 for general category while it was 102.66 for OBC candidates. The cutoff for mains exam was 809 for general while it was 770 for OBC. UPSC Civil Services cutoff for final selection was 1006 for general category and for OBC category was 809. UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam was conducted on June 3, 2018 while the mains exam was held from September 28 to October 7, 2018. 

Latest: To Know UPSC Civil Services 2018 Result for Prelims

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Cutoff Dates

Events

Important Dates

UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam

June 3, 2018

Civil Services Prelims Result

July 14, 2018

UPSC Mains exam

September 28 to October 7, 2018

UPSC Civil Services Mains Result

December, 2018

Personality Tests

January 2019

UPSC final result

March/April, 2019

UPSC Civil Services cutoff

March/April, 2019

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cutoff 2018

The expected cutoff of UPSC Civil Services has been released by Coaching institutes along with answer key. UPSC Civil Services expected cutoff 2018 has been calculated by experts based on the previous years’ cutoff trend and difficulty level of exam. Aditya Jagtap, mentor career launcher said, "UPSC civil services cutoff 2018 will decrease by 1 to 2 points for all categories compared to previous year. The level of difficulty has increased and this will have an effect on the cutoff." Candidates can below the UPSC Civil Services cutoff by coaching institutes.

 

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cutoff 2018 by NeoStencil

Category

Cut-off

General

97 + / - 3

OBC

94 + / - 3

SC

82 + / - 3

ST

80 + / - 3

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cutoff 2018 

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 Civil Services Expected Cutoff 2018 by SuperProfs

General

OBC

SC

ST

110 (+ or 3)

105 (+ or 3)

100 (+ or 3)

95 (+ or –3)

UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2017 by Chanakya IAS Academy

Category

Expected cutoff marks

General

116

OBC

110

SC

100

ST

96

PH-1

75

PH-2

72

PH-3

40

UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2018 - Preliminary exam

UPSC Civil Services Prelims cutoff is the marks secured by last recommended candidates for mains examination. UPSC Civil Services 2018 cutoff for prelims is calculated on the basis of General Studies (GS) Paper I only. Candidates had to score 33% in GS Paper II to qualify the exam. UPSC IAS cutoff is determined separately for each category i.e. general category and reserved categories. The preliminary examination has been conducted to screen candidates for the mains exam. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination is not counted for final merit list. Candidates 12 to 13 times the total number of vacancies are selected for mains examination. The previous years’ IAS cutoff is given below.

Previous years’ UPSC IAS Prelims cutoff

Category

CS Prelims cutoff 2017

CS Prelims cutoff 2016

CS Prelims cutoff 2015 

CS Prelims cutoff 2014

CS Prelims cutoff 2013

General

105.34

116.00

107.34

205

241

SC

88.66

99.34

94

182

207

ST

88.66

96.00

91.34

174

201

OBC

102.66

110.66

106

204

222

PH 1

85.34

75.34

90.66

167

-

PH 2

61.34

72.66

76.66

113

-

PH 3

40.00

40.00

40

115

-

UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2018 - Mains Exam

Candidates who secured qualifying marks in prelims are selected for UPSC Civil Services mains exam. UPSC Civil Services 2018 cutoff for mains examination is determined based on seven papers out of total 9 papers. However, candidates need to qualify Paper A and B of UPSC Civil Services mains exam by securing 25%. UPSC Civil Services Mains cutoff is calculated out of 1750 marks. Candidates have to secure 10% in each of the papers that are counted for merit - Essay, GS I, II, II, IV, Optional-I and II. On the basis of UPSC IAS cutoff 2018 for mains, candidates twice the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for Personality Test. The category-wise cutoff of UPSC Civil Service of last four years are given below.

Previous years’ UPSC Civil Services Mains Cutoff

Category

CS Mains cutoff 2017

CS Mains cutoff 2016

CS Mains cutoff 2015 

CS Mains cutoff 2014

CS Mains cutoff 2013

General

809

787

676

678

564

SC

756

739

622

631

518

ST

749

730

617

619

510

OBC

770

745

630

631

534

PH 1

734

713

580

609

-

PH 2

745

740

627

575

-

PH 3

578

545

504

449

-

UPSC Civil Services Final Cutoff 2018

The final cutoff of UPSC Civil Services will be determined based on mains and personality test. UPSC Civil Services final cutoff 2018 will be calculated out of 2025 marks. The cutoff for personality test will be calculated out of 274 marks. On the basis of UPSC IAS cutoff 2018, candidates will be selected for recruitment to 782 posts of Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Revenue Services (IRS), Indian Police Services (IPS) etc. UPSC Civil Services final cutoff of previous years’ are given below:

Previous years’ UPSC Civil Services final cutoff

Category

CS Final cutoff 2017

CS Final cutoff 2016

CS Final cutoff 2015

CS Final cutoff 2014

CS Final cutoff 2013

General

1006

988

877

889

775

OBC

968

951

834

844

742

ST

939

920

801

811

707

SC

944

937

810

830

719

PH 1

923

927

802

816

-

PH 2

948

951

830

778

-

PH 3

830

817

697

713

-

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Result


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced UPSC Civil Services result. The result is available online in PDF format. The result PDF contains the roll number of qualifying candidates. On the basis of UPSC IAS Prelims result, candidates has been shortlisted for mains examination. The UPSC Civil Services Mains result 2018 will be announced in December. The final result of UPSC Civil Services 2018 will be announced in March/April 2019. The marks obtained by candidates in Prelims exam will not be considered for final merit list. The final merit list is prepared based on the marks of the mains exam and personality test. 

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