UPSC ESE Cut Off 2020 - Leading coaching institute has released UPSC ESE 2020 cut off for prelims exam on January 5, 2020, in online mode, which can be accessed below this page. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the cut off of UPSC ESE 2020 for all the stages in online mode at upsc.gov.in. Authorities will release stage-wise, category wise and subject wise separate UPSC ESE cut off 2020 in the pdf file. It is to be noted that UPSC ESE 2020 cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must secure to be eligible for the next round of selection process. Commission has fixed minimum qualifying percentage marks both in prelims and mains stage exam of UPSC ESE in the official notification. In order to qualify prelims the qualifying cut off of UPSC ESE 2020 for General, OBC, SC, and ST candidates are 15% while it is 10% for PH category. Candidates who qualify the prelims exam will be eligible to appear for the mains exam. Similar to the prelims exam, there are also qualifying cut off marks for IES 2020 mains exam, which is 20% for General, OBC, SC, and ST and 10% for PH candidates. The final UPSC ESE cut off 2020 for allotment will be determined to take into consideration all three stages of the exam – prelims, mains and personality test.
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UPSC ESE 2020 prelims exam was held on January 5, 2020, while the mains exam will be conducted on June 25, 2020. For more details on UPSC ESE 2020 Cut off including the previous years’ category-wise and branch-wise cutoff, read this article below.

UPSC ESE Cutoff 2020

UPSC ESE Expected Cut off 2020

Candidates who have appeared in Engineering Services Examination exam can check ESE 2020 prelims expected cutoff for different branches from the below mentioned table.

UPSC ESE Expected Cut off for Prelims exam

BranchGeneralOBC SCST
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering230-240215-225180-195165-180
Electrical Engineering225-235210-220185-195170-180
Civil Engineering210-220200-208175-185180-190
Mechanical Engineering225-235215-225185-195190-200

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UPSC ESE 2020 Cutoff Dates

Events

Dates

UPSC ESE Prelims exam

January 5, 2020

Result of Prelims exam

February 20, 2020

UPSC ESE Prelims Cut off

November, 2020

Mains Exam

June 25, 2020

Mains result

September, 2020

UPSC ESE Final Cut off

November, 2020

UPSC ESE Cut off 2020 – Important factor

The factor that affects the UPSC ESE cut off are given below.

  • No. of candidates appearing for the exam

  • Total number of vacancies

  • Difficulty level of exam

UPSC ESE 2020 Cut off - Stages

Authorities release the cut off of UPSC IES 2020 for all three-stage prelims, mains and final stage. Those who secure the UPSC ESE prelims cut off 2020 will be eligible to appear in mains exam and similarly for the final stage of recruitment. Candidates can check the detailed bifurcation of all stage of cut off from the table below.

UPSC ESE Cutoff 2020 – Prelims Exam

UPSC ESE cut off is the minimum qualifying marks for admission to the mains exam. UPSC ESE 2020 cut off of prelims exam is calculated out of 500 marks. As per previous years’ cutoff trend, candidates are required to secure qualifying cut off as per their category in the preliminary exam which is 15% (for General, OBC, ST and SC) while it is 10% for PH. This means, candidates belonging to general category OBC, ST and SC candidates have to secure 75 marks and PH category candidates have to score 60 marks. However, the candidates must score the overall cut off declared by the commission discipline wise as per categories. The qualifying cut off for prelims exam may vary this year. UPSC ESE cut off 2020 will be decided by the commission.

UPSC ESE Previous Years Cut off – Preliminary Exam

Candidates can check the previous years’ cut off of UPSC ESE for various discipline.

UPSC ESE cut off of prelims stage is declared out of 500 marks, Candidates can check the below-mentioned table to get an idea about previous year cut off of UPSC IES.

UPSC ESE Cut off 2018


Discipline

General

OBCSCST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

207

194

169

188

114

087

Mechanical Engineering

256

255

220

223

138

098

Electrical Engineering

230

218

190

191

127

071

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

213

206

173

155

125

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UPSC ESE 2017 Cutoff

Discipline

General

OBC

SCST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

202

177

148

151

102

068

Mechanical Engineering

231

207

165

147

108

099

Electrical Engineering

257

241

210

208

169

073

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

221

205

167

171

123

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UPSC ESE Cutoff 2016

As per the exam pattern of UPSC ESE 2016, the preliminary exam carried 600 marks.

Discipline

General

OBC

SCST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

229

214

187

183

083

076

Mechanical Engineering

301

274

229

212

099

092

Electrical Engineering

320

304

251

262

136

118

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

322

298

251

231

184

104


UPSC ESE Cut off 2020 – Mains Exam

The cutoff of UPSC ESE 2020 for mains exam is calculated based on prelims and mains exam. UPSC ESE 2020 Cutoff for mains exam is determined out of 1100 marks that is 500 for preliminary exam and 600 for mains exam respectively. As per previous years’ analysis the minimum qualifying marks for General, OBC, SC and ST candidates were 20% while for physically handicapped candidates were 10%. This means, candidates belonging to general category OBC, ST and SC candidates have to secure 120 marks and PH category candidates have to score 60. However, the candidates have to score the overall UPSC ESE Cutoff 2020 released by the commission discipline wise for the different category. The qualifying cut off may vary this year and the overall cut off for the different category is decided by the commission.

Calculation of Mains IAS Cut off

  • Cutoff marks of mains exams is 1100 in total= Preliminary marks (500) + Mains marks (600)

Previous Years Mains UPSC ESE Cut off

UPSC ESE Cutoff 2018


Discipline

General

OBCSC
ST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering


546

502

467

513

308

161


Mechanical Engineering

611

611

542

564

374

288


Electrical Engineering

541

488

452

481

303

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Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

504

476

405

403

301

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UPSC ESE Mains Cut off 2017

Discipline

General

OBC

SCST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering


520

459

415

439

315

145

Mechanical Engineering

553

485

428

399

275

278

Electrical Engineering

618

562

511

530

367

268

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

549

508

447

479

350

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UPSC ESE Cut off 2016

Discipline

General

OBCSCST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

464

418

387

395

223

143

Mechanical Engineering

529

479

420

402

212

174

Electrical Engineering

541

502

452

461

275

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Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

545

494

439

418

324

157

UPSC ESE Cut off 2015

Discipline

General

OBC

SC

ST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

516

470

376

411

197

225

Mechanical Engineering

482

442

372

339

213

259

Electrical Engineering

521

470

407

394

255

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Electronics & Telecommunication

558

540

475

447

345

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UPSC ESE 2020 Cut off – Final Allotment

The final cutoff of UPSC ESE is based on the marks secured by the last recommended candidates for selection. UPSC ESE Cut off 2020 for final allotment is calculated out of 1300 marks (500 marks for prelims, 600 for mains and 200 interview. All India Merit list to select suitable candidates for the recruitment exam is prepared based on the final allotment. Candidates are allotted to different posts as per their rank in the merit list and preferences of branches and posts.

Calculation of Final Cutoff

  • Final cut off marks (1300) = Preliminary exam (500) + Mains exam (600) + Personality test (200)

Previous Years Final Cut off of UPSC ESE

UPSC ESE Cutoff 2018


Discipline

General

OBC

SCST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering


710

679

609

671

476

425

Mechanical Engineering

767

782

699

699

505

551

Electrical Engineering

711

691

603

624

473

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Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

660

648

567

524

429

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UPSC ESE Cutoff 2017

Discipline

General

OBC


SCST

PH-1


PH-3


Civil Engineering


691

650

564

578

437

311

Mechanical Engineering

723

673

576

550

452

502

Electrical Engineering

769

742

658

698

575

428

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

713

675

611

590

471

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UPSC ESE Cut off 2016

Discipline

General

OBC

SCST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

623

588

538

539

414

217

Mechanical Engineering

686

634

557

544

399

330

Electrical Engineering

694

662

611

600

458

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Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

692

656

578

546

470

379


UPSC ESE Result 2020

UPSC has declared the result of ESE Prelims exam on its official website upsc.gov.in on February 20, 2020. The result is released in PDF format and contains the roll number of all qualified candidates of the prelims exam. The prelims exam was conducted on January 05, 2020. Candidates have to download the PDF and search their roll numbers. Those candidates who have qualify the preliminary exam are eligible to appear in the main exam which is scheduled for June 28, 2020.

UPSC ESE Answer Key 2020

Leading coaching institutes like Made Easy, GATE forum and IES Master release the UPSC ESE answer key (unofficial) after the exam is conducted, candidates can refer to it to know the correct answers and calculate their expected scores. The answer key is released separately for General Studies & Engineering Aptitude, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. UPSC will release the official answer key for prelims stage in the form of PDF after the complete recruitment process is over.

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My DOB is 29 Sep 2000, so can i appear in Jan 2021 UPSC ESE, and currently Im in Second Year of B.Tech (Ends in this June) by June 2021 I will enroll in 4th Year(Final Year) So am I eligible or I have to wait for Jan 2022 Exams. Thank You

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 24th Mar, 2020

hi,

see to opt for upsc ese (engineering services exam ) you need to be passed the btech o relevant course or in final year of studies. from your information it mentions that you will be in third year on 2021, upsc exam is held on january generally. age criteria is different as per category wise. for general age limit is 30, as on 1 january. relaxation is applicable for sc/st or obc/ ex serviceman quota candidates.

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My DOB is 23 April 2003 then can i eligible to appear in 2024 upsc exam which is my last year of graduation?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 2nd Oct, 2019

Hello,

Yes, candidate who have attained 21 years age and have graduated or in final year of graduation are eligible to apply for UPSC. There's no specific aggregate required to apply for this exam, one just needs to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.

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