UPSC Civil Services Result 2018 – The result of UPSC Civil Services mains exam will be declared in December 2018. UPSC Civil Services result will be available online. The result PDF file will contain the roll numbers of candidates shortlisted for next round of selection process. Based on UPSC Civil Services result, candidates will be selected for the Personality Test. The examination authority will select candidates twice the number of vacancies for the Personality Test. This means approximately 1564 candidates will be shortlsited for the next round as the total number of vacancies is 782. As many as 10,460 candidates have appeared for the mains exam.
UPSC Civil Services 2018 mains exam was conducted from September 28 to October 7. UPSC Civil Services result for final selection will be announced in March/April 2019. The final result will be declared based on candidates score of mains exam and interview. Candidates will be selected for various administrative services based on their ranks in the merit list. The Commission had announced UPSC Civil Services result of prelims exam on July 14, 2018. For more details on UPSC Civil Services 2018 result read this article below.
UPSC Civil Services 2018 Result Dates
UPSC IAS Prelims 2018 exam
June 3, 2018
UPSC Prelims Result 2018
July 14, 2018
UPSC Mains 2018
September 28 to October 7, 2018
UPSC IAS mains result 2018
How to check UPSC Civil Services Result 2018
- Click on the link 'UPSC Civil Services 2018 result of mains exam' (Link will be activated once it is released)
- The UPSC result 2018 is displayed on screen in pdf format
- UPSC IAS result provides the roll numbers of candidates who have been selected for the next stage
- Press Ctrl + F to search your roll number in the list
- Download the result for future reference
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Stages of UPSC Civil Services 2018 Result
UPSC IAS result 2018 is announced separately after each stage of the exam- preliminary, mains and final. The details of each stage are explained below.
UPSC Prelims Result 2018
The result of UPSC Prelims 2018 has been released based on the marks obtained in General Studies (GS) Paper I and II. The qualifying marks for Paper II was 33%, i.e. 66 marks. GS paper II is qualifying in nature. Candidates who scored qualifying marks in both papers to be selected for Mains exam. Marks obtained in prelims exam will not be counted for final merit list. Each paper of Civil Services prelims carried 200 marks. Candidates 12 to 13 times the total number of vacancies are selected for mains examination as per UPSC Prelims result in 2018.
Calculation of Score of Prelims Exam
The aggregate score of candidates of IAS 2018 Prelims exam has been calculated based on the following formula.
Aggregate Score = (Correct answers in Paper I x 2) + (Correct responses in Paper II x 2.5) – (Number of incorrect response x marks deducted for each incorrect answer)
UPSC Mains Result 2018
UPSC Civil Services mains exam comprises two stages – written and personality test. The written test of Civil Services mains exam comprises nine papers, of which Paper A (Indian Languages) and Paper B (English) are qualifying in nature. The qualifying marks in Paper A and B is 25 %. Candidates will be shortlisted for Personality Test based on the scores of Paper 1 to 7. Candidates need to obtain minimum qualifying marks in each of the seven subjects they have appeared for in UPSC Civil Services Mains examination 2018. The written exam is conducted for 1750 marks. Candidates twice the number of vacancies will be selected for personality test as per UPSC Civil Services result 2018 for mains exam. Around 1500 candidates will be selected for personality test which is conducted for 275 marks.
UPSC Civil Services Final Result 2018
The commission declares the final result of UPSC Civil Services 2018 after the conclusion of interview rounds. Candidates will be selected for recruitment process based on the marks obtained in the Mains examination, i.e. written and personality test. The final result is calculated out of 2025 marks. The marks secured in Paper A and B of UPSC Civil Services Mains written exam will not be counted for final merit list. On the basis of UPSC Civil Services final result 2018, candidates will be selected to various administrative positions in All India Services and Central Civil Services including – Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS) and Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS).
UPSC Civil Services result 2018 – Merit List
The marks secured by candidates in the preliminary examination will not be counted for final merit list.
Candidates were required to secure minimum 33% (66 marks) in GS paper II to qualify for mains.
List of qualified candidates has been prepared by the commission on the basis of marks secured in GS Paper I and qualifying marks of GS Paper II.
Merit list will be prepared based on the aggregate marks scored in Mains Papers 1 – 7 to shortlist candidates for Interview.
In UPSC CS Mains exam, the marks obtained in Indian Language (Paper A) and English (Paper B) papers will not be calculated and will only be used to qualify candidates for the next stage of the exam.
However, applicants must score at least 25% in both Paper A and B to qualify for Interview.
Candidates invited to participate in interview will be approximately twice the number of vacancies available.
The final merit list will be prepared based on marks secured in written exam and interview.
Candidates will be allotted to the various posts on the basis of their ranks and posts preferences.
UPSC Civil Services Result Analysis
Candidates can check below for the previous years’ result trend of UPSC Civil Services
UPSC IAS Result Trends
Total no. of IAS applicants
Appeared in prelims Exam
Qualified for Mains test
Shortlisted for Interview
Recommended for appointment
UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2018
The cutoff of UPSC Civil Services is the minimum marks that candidates must score to qualify the exam stage and be shortlisted for the next level of recruitment. The Union Public Services Commission determines the cutoff for each stage of the exam. UPSC Civil Services cutoff is announced for preliminary, mains and final. Candidates can check previous years’ and expected UPSC CS cutoff from the table below.
UPSC IAS expected cutoff 2018
110 (+ or 3)
105 (+ or 3)
100 (+ or 3)
95 (+ or –3)
Previous years’ UPSC Civil Services Cutoff
UPSC Civil Services cutoff 2017
UPSC Civil Services cut off 2016
UPSC CS cutoff 2015