UPSC Civil Services (IAS) Cut off 2019 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is to release UPSC Civil Services IAS 2019 cut off only after the final Result. UPSC Civil Services IAS cut off 2019 is released for each stage of the exam – prelims, mains and final cut off. The cut off of UPSC Civil Services exam is the minimum marks that the last candidate selected for the next exam stage has obtained. UPSC Prelims cut off 2019 is calculated out of 200 marks. UPSC Civil Services 2019 Prelims exam was conducted on June 2.Based on UPSC Civil Services IAS cut off 2019 for prelims exam candidates are selected to appear for mains exam. UPSC the exam conducting authority determines UPSC Civil Services mains cutoff 2019 out of 1750 marks. Candidates securing equal to or more than the prescribed UPSC Civil Services cut off 2019 in mains will be called for interview. After completion of the interview, the Commission will prepare UPSC Civil services final cut off as per aggregate marks secured in mains and interview. In 2018, UPSC Civil Services cutoff for final selection was 982 for general category, 938 for OBC, 912 for SC and ST.
Latest: UPSC IAS 2020 Notification out on February 12 in online mode.
UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam
June 2, 2019
Civil Services Result 2019 (Prelims)
July 12,2019 (Released)
UPSC Mains exam
September 20, 2019
UPSC Civil Services Mains Result
Personality Test (Interview)
UPSC final result
UPSC Civil Services cutoff
The Commission prepares UPSC Civil Services prelims cutoff 2019 on the basis of General Studies (GS) Paper 1 only. However, candidates are required to secure at least 33% in GS Paper 2 to qualify for the exam. UPSC will prepare the cut off separately for each category. UPSC Civil Services 2019 for prelims exam is a screening test and is qualifying in nature. Therefore, marks secured in this stage will not be considered while preparing UPSC Civil Services cut off 2019 for final selection. Candidates can check previous years’ and expected cut off UPSC IAS cut off in the table below.
Candidates found UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2019 exam was comparatively difficult than previous year paper. Candidates who have appeared for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary exam can check the category-wise expected cut off from the table below.
Expected Cut Off Marks
The calculation of UPSC Civil Services prelims cut off before 2015 was done out of 400 marks. However, the cut off marks obtained in the prelims was not added in the preparation of final cutoff.
Candidates securing the prescribed cut off or more in prelims will be shortlisted for mains exam. UPSC IAS mains comprises total of 9 papers. However, the cut off of mains is determined on the basis of 7 papers as Paper A and B are qualifying in nature, i.e., candidates have to obtain minimum 25% in both Paper A and B to be considered eligible for the next stage of the examination. UPSC Civil Services cut off 2019 for mains is calculated out of 1750 marks. As per marks secured in UPSC Civil Services mains, candidates two times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for Personality Test (Interview). UPSC Civil Service cut off of previous years are provided below.
The Commission will prepare the final UPSC Civil Services cut off 2019 on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in mains and interview. The cut off will be determined on the basis of total marks secured by candidates out of 2025 marks. Candidates obtaining equal to or more than the final prescribed cut off will be assigned posts in various services of Union Public Service Commission including Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Revenue Services (IRS), Indian Police Services (IPS) etc. Candidates can check previous years’ UPSC Civil Services final cutoff below:
The answer key of UPSC Civil Services Preliminary exam is released after the declaration of the final result. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the unofficial answer key released by various coaching institutes Like Vajiram and Ravi, Neostencial, Career Launcher etc. With the help of unofficial answer key candidates can check the number of correct answer marked in the exam. Candidates can even know the chances to appear for mains exam by calculating their marks.
UPSC will declare the result of UPSC Civil Services examination in the online mode for all the stages of the exam. The result will be released as a pdf file containing roll numbers of candidates selected to appear for the next stage of the exam. The result PDF contains the roll number of qualifying candidates. The result will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in each exam stage.
The official cut off scores of UPSC for all the categories will be published by the examination authority after the declaration of UPSC result on its official website. Candidates need to download the PDF file wherein they will find the category wise cut off scores.
The qualifying marks are explicitly mentioned in the official notification of the exam which states that candidates who will secure the minimum qualifying marks will only be considered further to compete for the cut off. While, the cut off marks will be determined after the conclusion of the exam depending on the number of candidates appeared in exam and number of vacancies.
To pass UPSC exam, candidates will have to secure both qualifying marks as well as the minimum cut off scores of the exam.
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First let's see the basic difference between BSc. LLB and B.A. LLB. Both of them are integrated courses and the general duration for these courses across the universities and colleges on India is of 5 years as they are an integration of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts respectively and with that the subject matter of law is also imparted to the candidates. The subjects for the law remain the same but in BA LLB, arts, humanities and social sciences subjects were also integrated. In BSc LLB, Physics, Chemistry etc. such subjects are integrated. One major problematic aspect of this is that only B.Sc. LLB can only be pursued by those students who have studied science in 10+2 as their main subject. Owing to this, if you are a science student and you wish to apply for this, the option is available but otherwise it is not so that naturally pitches BSc LLB out of the picture.
Subjects like History, Geography, Polity, Public Administration, Economics, Ecology, Environment, Science & Tech, Philosophy and Psychology are a part of General Studies paper which are all humanities subjects. So it will give you a upper hand in the paper and you would not have to utilise your time in understanding the subject later. So BA LLB works for people from any academic background and also aids the subjects that are to be studies in IAS.
Though this doesn't mean the BSc. LLB is not a good option as it can also aid you in your optional subject. Nevertheless, Take something which interests you more and fits your understanding of the same.
Hope this helps. All the best!
First of all, you need to obtain adequate qualification for IAS. Basically any graduate can apply for this test. Candidates must have completed 21 years to apply. After graduation, you can apply for the selection test through the portal of UPSC. UPSC portal contain adequate information on selection test (CSAT and mains).
For this exam Number of Attempts:
four attempts for General
seven attempts for OBC
No limit for SC/ST
BA in humanities emphasis on soft skills and business studies generally focus on technical skills.
It doesn't matter whether B.A humanities or business studies . But, personally I would recommend to opt for B.A in humanities because it's easier and therefore you can devote more time for UPSC preparations.
you can take any subject according to your interest because in UPSC it is the interest that matters the most.
Hope it helps :)
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