UPSC IAS Cut off 2020
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 - 6:01 p.m. IST by Piyush.Dixit

UPSC IAS Cut off 2020: Union Public Service Commission will release official UPSC IAS 2020 cut off after declaration of final result in pdf. Though the Leading Coaching Institute will release unoffical cut off of UPSC IAS 2020 prelims after the conclusion of the exam on May 31 and candidates can access that on this page. UPSC IAS cut off is the minimum marks that the last candidate secured for the next stage has obtained. The cut off of UPSC IAS 2020 will be released separately for prelims, mains and final selection process. Commission will declare UPSC Civil Services 2020 cut off for all the categories differently. This year UPSC IAS exam is conducted for a total of 796 vacancies. In 2018, UPSC Civil Services cut off for final selection was 982 for general category, 938 for OBC, 912 for SC and ST.

UPSC Civil Services prelims exam will be conducted in offline mode across 74 cities in India on May 31.

UPSC IAS 2020 - An Overview

Exam Name

Civil Services Examination (CSE)

Conducting body

Union Public Service Commission

Official URL

www.upsc.gov.in

Mode of exam

Preliminary - Objective pen and paper based exam

Mains- Written exam with subjective questions

Personality Test - Interview

UPSC IAS Exam Dates

Preliminary - May 31, 2020

Mains - From September 18, 2020

Interview - January, 2020 (Tentative)

UPSC Civil Services Vacancies

796 in 2020, 896 in 2019 and 759 In 2018

Number of Attempts and age limit in IAS 2020

General Category- 6 attempts till completion of 32 years.

OBC- 9 attempts till completion of 35 years.

SC/ST- Unlimited attempts till completion of 37 years

Contact Details

Union Public Service Commission,

Dholpur House,

Shahjahan Road, New Delhi

Ph. - 011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591

Steps to check UPSC IAS cut off 2020?

Step 1: Visit official website- www.upsc.gov.in

Step 2: First click on “Examination” tab

Step 3: Click on UPSC CSE 2020 cut off marks

Step 4: UPSC IAS cut off marks 2020 Pdf file be opened in new window

Step 5: Download the file and save it for future reference

UPSC Civil Services Cut off marks determining factors

Applicants should note that the below-mentioned points play a vital role in deciding UPSC IAS cut off marks.

  1. Total number of vacancies

  2. Difficulty level of exam

  3. Number of candidates appeared in UPSC Civil services

  4. Candidates selection ratio for respective stage- prelims, mains and interview

Stages of UPSC Civil Services Cut off 2020

Applicants who appear in the Civil Services exam should know that the UPSC CSE cut off 2020 will be released in three stages. The cut off UPSC IAS 2020 will be released separately

1- UPSC IAS Prelims Cut off 2020

2- UPSC CSE Mains Cut off 2020

3- UPSC IAS Final Cut off 2020

UPSC IAS Prelims Cut off 2020

Exam conducting authorities will release UPSC IAS cut off 2020 prelims in pdf file after declaration of result. Though the Leading coaching institute will release UPSC IAS unofficial cut off 2020 after the conclusion of exam. The cut off of UPSC IAS prelims 2020 will be released only out of 200 marks of General Studies Paper 1. Applicants should note that there are qualifying cut off marks for General Studies paper 2 (CSAT). Candidates have to secure 66 or 33% UPSC Civil Services cut off marks out of toal 200 in CSAT paper. Candidates 12-13 times of total vacancies will be shortlisted in UPSC IAS 2020 prelims exam.

* Applicants should note that Those who could not secure UPSC CSE prelims cut off marks in CSAT paper, their General Studies Paper 1 will not be evaluated and they will be disqualified from the race of final selection in exam. Candidates can check previous year UPSC pre cut off from the below mentioned table.

Previous years UPSC IAS Cut off for Prelims – (Out of 200 marks)

Category

2018

2017

2016

2015

General

98.00

105.34

116.00

107.34

SC

84.00

88.66

99.34

94

ST

83.34

88.66

96.00

91.34

OBC

96.66

102.66

110.66

106

PwD 1

73.34

85.34

75.34

90.66

PwD 2

53.34

61.34

72.66

76.66

PwD 3

40.00

40.00

40.00

40

PwD 5

45.34

-

-

-

Previous years’ UPSC IAS Cutoff for Prelims - (Out of 400 marks)

The calculation of UPSC Civil Services 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.

Category

2014

2013

General

205

241

SC

182

207

ST

174

201

OBC

204

222

PwD 1

167

-

PwD 2

113

-

PwD 3

115

-

PwD 5

-

-

UPSC CSE Mains Cut off 2020

Candidates securing the prescribed cut off or more in prelims will be shortlisted for mains exam. UPSC IAS mains comprises a total of 9 papers. Candidates should note that UPSC Civil Services cut off 2020 marks for mains exam will be decided out of 1750 marks. Candidates 3 times of total vacancies will be shortlisted in mains exam as per UPSC IAS cut off. Applicants should note that the papers on Indian languages and English (Paper A and paper B) will be of qualifying nature. The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking. It is important for the candidates to secure the minimum 25 % marks in these papers.

Previous year’s UPSC IAS Cut off for Mains - (Out of 1750)

Category

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

General

774

809

787

676

678

564

SC

719

756

739

622

631

518

ST

719

749

730

617

619

510

OBC

732

770

745

630

631

534

PwD 1

711

734

713

580

609

-

PwD 2

696

745

740

627

575

-

PwD 3

520

578

545

504

449

-

PwD 5

460

-

-

-

-

-

UPSC IAS Final Cut off 2020

Union Public Service Commission will release the final cutoff of UPSC IAS 2020 out of total 2025 marks. UPSC takes cognizance of 275 marks of interview and 1750 of mains in total while determining UPSC civil services final cut off 2020. 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:

Previous years’ UPSC Civil Services Cutoff (Final) - (Out of 2025)

Category

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

General

982

1006

988

877

889

775

OBC

938

968

951

834

844

742

ST

912

939

920

801

811

707

SC

912

944

937

810

830

719

PwD 1

899

923

927

802

816

-

PwD 2

908

948

951

830

778

-

PwD 3

754

830

817

697

713

-

PwD 5

718

-

-

-

-

-

UPSC IAS Result 2020

Union Public Service Commission declares the result of UPSC IAS for each stage of the examination - prelims, mains and interview in online mode. UPSC IAS result 2020 will include a merit list that comprises the roll numbers of all qualified candidates. Authorities will also release the scorecard after commencement of exam in which candidates can check individual marks for each stage. Candidates who are shortlisted in UPSC IAS 2020 result of one stage will be eligible to appear for the next stage of selection process.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UPSC IAS Cut off 2020

Question: What are the minimum marks to qualify in UPSC Prelims 2020?

Answer:

Candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks in General Studies paper 2 (CSAT) as 33% while merit will be decided from General Studies paper 1.

Question: What is the minimum prelims qualifying mark for IAS exam?

Answer:

The minimum qualifying cut off marks are the marks to secure your selection to the next stage of recruitment process.

Question: How much rank should one get to get into IAS

Answer:

IAS is the most demanding job of UPSC Civil services and Candidates have to secure rank rank under 100 though it varies as per category and number of posts.

Question: What was the cut off of UPSC Prelims 2018?

Answer:

UPSC Civil Services cut off 2018 for For General, OBC, SC and ST categories were respectively 98, 96.66, 84.00 and 83.34.

Question: What is the cut off for SC/ST candidate in an IAS exam?

Answer:

 The cut off of SC/ST varies every year in exam but for 2018 year it was 912 final UPSC IAS cut off marks for both categories.

Question: What is the cutoff for IAS?

Answer:

The cut off of UPSC IAS is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to secure to qualify Civil Services exam.

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