UPSC ESE Cut off 2019
Supriya Kumari, 05 Sep 2018

UPSC ESE Cut off 2019 - The cut off of UPSC ESE is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must secure to be eligible for the next round of selection process. UPSC ESE cut off will be released separately for preliminary, mains and final stage. Based on previous years’ UPSC ESE cut off 2019 analysis, there is a minimum qualifying cut off in prelims exam. The qualifying cut off for General, OBC, SC and ST need to secure 15% while it is 10% for PH category. The candidates who qualify prelims exam will be eligible to appear for mains exam.

 

Unlike prelims exam, there is also qualifying cut off for the mains exam which is 20% for General, OBC, SC and ST and 10% for PH candidates. The final cut off of UPSC ESE for allotment will be determined taking into consideration all three stages of exam – prelims, mains and personality test. UPSC ESE 2019 cut off of all the stages will be released after completion of the recruitment examination. UPSC ESE prelims exam is scheduled to be conducted on January 6, 2019 while the mains exam will be held on June 30, 2019. The Personality Test will be conducted in December. For more details on UPSC ESE cut off 2019 including the previous years’ category-wise and branch-wise cutoff, read this article below.

 

UPSC ESE Cut off 2019 Dates

Events

Dates

UPSC ESE Prelims exam

January 6, 2019

Result of Prelims exam

March 2019

UPSC ESE Prelims Cut off

April 2019

Mains Exam

June 30, 2019

Mains result

August 2019

UPSC ESE Mains Cut off

September 2019

Final result

October 2019

UPSC ESE Final Cut off

October 2019

 

UPSC ESE Cut off 2019 – 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 Cut off 2019 – Prelims Exam

UPSC ESE cut off is the minimum qualifying marks for admission to the mains exam. The 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 2019 will be decided by the commission.

 

Previous Years Cut off – Preliminary Exam 

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

UPSC ESE Cut off 2017

Discipline

Minimum qualifying standards/marks* for admission to Mains/Stage-II (Out of 500 marks)

General

OBC

SC

ST

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 Cut off 2016

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

Discipline

Minimum qualifying standards/marks* in the Objective Type papers for evaluation of Conventional papers (Out of 600 marks)

General

OBC

SC

ST

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 2015

Discipline

Minimum qualifying standards/marks* in the Objective Type papers for evaluation of Conventional papers (Out of 600 marks)

 

General

 

OBC

 

SC

ST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

 

262

228

180

187

091

114

Mechanical Engineering

 

279

255

215

182

107

164

Electrical Engineering

 

305

280

240

236

170

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Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

325

320

278

247

201

 

  

UPSC ESE Cut off 2019 – Mains Exam

The cutoff of UPSC ESE for mains exam is calculated based on prelims and mains exam. The cutoff 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 candidate have to score 60. However, the candidates have to score the overall cut off released by the commission discipline wise for different category. The qualifying cut off may vary this year and the overall cut off for different category is decided by the commission.

 

Calculation of Mains Cut off

  • Cutoff marks of mains exams = Preliminary marks (500) + Mains marks (600)

 

Previous Years Mains Cut off

UPSC ESE Mains Cut off 2017

Discipline

Minimum qualifying standards/marks**{Out of 1100 marks (500 marks of Preliminary/Stage-I + 600 marks of Mains

/Stage-II)}

General

OBC

SC

ST

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

Minimum qualifying standards/marks** in the written examination (Out of 1000 marks)

General

OBC

SC

ST

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

Minimum qualifying standards/marks** in the written examination (Out of 1000 marks)

 

 

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 Cut off 2019 – Final Allotment

The final cutoff of UPSC ESE is based on the marks secured by the last recommended candidates for selection. It 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 = Preliminary exam (500) + Mains exam (600) + Personality test (200)

 

Previous Years Final Cut off

UPSC ESE Cut off 2017

Discipline

Marks secured by the last recommended candidate (Out of 1300 marks)

General

OBC

SC

ST

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

Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1200 marks)

General

OBC

SC

ST

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 Cut off 2015

Discipline

Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate (Out of 1200 marks)

 

 

General

OBC

SC

ST

PH-1

PH-3

Civil Engineering

 

674

630

539

552

380

323

Mechanical Engineering

 

640

598

501

463

375

391

Electrical Engineering

 

662

619

544

551

389

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Electronics & Telecommunication

 

700

685

614

572

523

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