The IAS (UPSC CSE) cut-off is the minimum required marks to qualify for the exam. It is declared after conducting all the stages of the exams. UPSC will announce the IAS Prelims 2021 Result, will be conducted on 27 June 2021, at its official website – upsc.gov.in in July 2021 (tentatively). The qualified candidates will appear for the IAS Mains 2021 exam. The expected cut off score of IAS 2021 exam will give a generic idea regarding the cut-off to expect for IAS Prelims 2021.
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IAS (UPSC CSE) Cutoff 2021 official cutoff will be released after completing the UPSC IAS exam process. The cutoff score is the reflection of the competition and the difficulty level of the question paper. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the cutoff score after each stage of exam.
|Category||IAS Prelims Expected Cut off (out of 200)|
UPSC 2020 exam cutoffs for prelims, mains and interview round will be released after interview round.Till now candidates can refer to the cutoffs before 2020 which are mentioned below-
Cutoff for IAS 2019 is determined on the factors such as number of candidates who sit for the examination, number of seats available for various posts, level of difficulty of examination, reservations, marking schemes, etc. Keeping in mind the convenience of the candidates, we are giving detailed cut offs of the previous year IAS Exam Cut off:
|Category||IAS Prelims Cut off (Out of 200)||IAS Main cut off (Out of 1750)||IAS Cut off (Final) (Out of 2025)|
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In the following section, the cutoff of previous years for each stage has been highlighted.
IAS Prelims is assumed to be a screening test for the successive test. The maximum marks considered for the IAS Prelims exam is 200.
IAS Mains exam comprises written test and personality test. The IAS MAin Cutoff score is considered as the main benchmark for deciding the IAS Selection Process. The maximum marks of IAS Mains exam is 1750.
The qualified aspirants of IAS Main exam will be called for the Personality test. The IAS interview exam is of 275 marks. Hence, the final IAS Cutoff score will be derived for the maximum score of 2025.
Ques. What is the cut-off for Clearing UPSC Prelims?
Ans. The UPSC IAS Prelims cut-off for 2020 will be declared after the exam is conducted. The cut-off marks vary every year depending on various criteria. The last year cut off marks for IAS prelims was 95-105 out of 200. You can check the detailed cut-off for IAS prelims here.
Ques. What is the cut off for SC/ST candidates in an IAS exam?
Ans. The cut-off marks for SC/ST is less than the general category and will be declared after the exam. The 2019 IAS Prelims cut-off was 85-95 for ST and 80-90 for SC. You can get the details of cut-marks from here.
Ques. How is cut off in UPSC prelims calculated?
Ans. Usually the UPSC calls candidates 12-13 times the number of available vacancies and the cut-off is accordingly determined. Moreover, you have to score 33% minimum for the CSAT paper after the format was changed.
Ques. Do the Forest Service Exam cut offs really go higher than CSE?
Ans. Yes, IFS cut-off is generally higher than CSE as the number of available vacancies is much lesser.
Ques. How much rank should one get to get into IAS?
Ans. To be sure of qualifying into IAS, you must have rank within top 100.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.