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IAS (UPSC CSE) Result 2021- Download PDF, Cutoff and Selection Process

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Feb 18, 2021

IAS (UPSC CSE) Mains 2020 was conducted on January 8-17, 2021 and the result is still awaited. It can be expected that the IAS (UPSC CSE) Mains 2020 result will be released by the month of February 2021. The IAS (UPSC CSE) result highlights the roll number of the qualified aspirants, they will be called for the personality test. The IAS (UPSC CSE) result is announced separately for each stage. The final result will be announced after the IAS interview. The result is published as a PDF file having the roll numbers of qualified candidates. However, for the first time, the IAS prelims 2020 result was declared within 19 days of the exam. Download Result PDF.

The notification for UPSC IAS exam 2021 is expected to be released in June and the prelims exam is scheduled for July 27, 2021.

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IAS Dates

IAS (UPSC CSE) Result Dates 2021

Though the IAS (UPSC CSE) Mains 2020 result is not yet out, however, it is assumed to be released by February 2021. For more details, go through the following table:

Important Event Dates
IAS Mains Exam 2020 8-17 January 2021
IAS Mains Result 2020 February 2021 (Tentatively)
IAS Prelims Exam 2021 27 June 2021
IAS Prelims Result 2021 August 2021(Tentative)
IAS Mains Exam Date 2021 17 September 2021
IAS Mains 2021 Result Date December 2021
IAS Result

How to Check IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam Result?

The IAS (UPSC CSE) mains result is yet to be declared. It will be available on the official website of UPSC only. Candidates can follow these simple steps to check IAS Exam Result:

how to check ias exam results
  1. Visit the official webpage of UPSC i.e.
  2. A link is provided on the homepage of the website to check the UPSC Results
  3. Click on the link
  4. IAS Exam Result is available in PDF format
  5. Download the PDF file and search for your roll no. in the list
  6. Save file for further use

Details Mentioned in the IAS (UPSC CSE) Merit List 2021

  • Name of the aspirants
  • Roll number of the aspirants
  • Vacancies reported
  • Rank of the aspirants
IAS Answer Keys

IAS (UPSC CSE) Answer Keys 2021

  • Union Public Service Commission releases IAS answer keys, marks, and cutoffs after completion of the entire civil services examination.
  • A Candidate who has appeared in the IAS exam can download Answer Key from the official website of UPSC.
  • UPSC Civil Services Answer Key is available for all sets of question booklets given in the UPSC Entrance Exam.

How to download IAS Answer Key?

  1. Visit the official website of IAS i.e.
  2. Look for the link ‘Check IAS Answer Key’
  3. Enter registration number and date of birth
  4. IAS Answer Key will be displayed
  5. Calculate your marks
  6. Download it for further use

How to Calculate Marks through IAS Answer Key?

Candidates can check their probable score by following the underlaid instructions and then adding the marks as per the IAS Answer Key:

  1. Once you have the answer key with you, start matching the answers one by one.
  2. Keep adding marks of the correct answers
  3. Deduct marks for incorrect answers
  4. Take help from IAS Exam Pattern
  5. In the end, total your marks
  6. You will have your estimated score

Stages of Declaration of IAS Exam Results

IAS Exam Result is declared in 3 stages as given below:

ias result
  1. IAS Prelims is the first stage of IAS Selection Process. Only candidates who qualify at this stage are allowed to sit for the Main exam. Check IAS Exam prelims cutoff
  2. IAS Exam Results (Mains) is the stage after Prelims. On the basis of the marks obtained by a candidate in IAS Main, he will further be called for Personality Test or Interview round.
  3. IAS Final Result is declared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in Mains Exam and Interview. Candidates who secure the highest marks out of the aggregate marks will come out as toppers.

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IAS Mark sheet

How to Access IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam Marksheet?

UPSC releases the mark-sheet for both preliminary and Main exams. Candidates' IAS mark-sheets are released after the declaration of final results. Candidates willing to check their mark-sheet can log-in using their roll number and date of birth. They must take their print for further use.

Unable to access IAS Exam Mark-Sheet

In case a candidate faces any problem while accessing IAS Exam Result or mark-sheet, he can directly contact the Facilitation Counter of Service Commission. It is near the Examination Hall Building in its Campus at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi. Candidates may obtain any information/clarification regarding their result of the above mentioned examination on all working days between 10 am to 5 pm.

Contact No. 011-23385271, 011-23098543 or 011-23381125.

Check the IAS 2021 cut-off here.

Also Read- IAS Salary structure


Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. Is UPSC IAS Mains 2020 result declared?

Ans. No, the UPSC IAS Mains 2020 result is not yet announced. It can be assumed that it will be declared in February 2021.

Ques. How can I check the IAS (UPSC CSE) result?

Ans To check the IAS (UPSC CSE) Result, the aspirants have to open the official website- The result will be available in PDF format.

Ques. What are the required credentials to check the IAS (UPSC CSE) result?

Ans. The candidates do not need to login to their account by using the login credentials. The UPSC IAS result will be available in PDF format. Hence, the aspirants can check the result directly by clicking the PDF.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


anuj singh chauhan
How to check the IAS Result 2021?
kavita rani

Candidates can check the IAS result by referring to the official website, the UPSC Prelims Result will be shown on the home screen, tap on it. Refer here for more details.

sandesh kumar
How the candidates who have given the exam get considered, whether through interviews or through recruitment test followed by interview?
kavita rani

The exam conducting authority considers the total vacancies and number of applications received, decides on merit and on a case to case basis, whether the candidates will be recommended through interviews only or through Recruitment Test followed by interview. Further details are here.

jatin sharma
How can I apply Online for a recruitment case advertised by the Commission?
kavita rani

Candidates are supposed to register themselves by clicking “New Registration” link available on the home page of IAS Website. On successful registration, a Registration ID will be generated and the same would be sent to the candidate on his registered mobile number. Refer here for more details.

sadim ansari
Is it possible that evaluation/ assessment could be affected by the knowledge of a candidates’ identity?
kavita rani

Hi Sadim. At no stage of the evaluation process (including the moderation stage), the identity of the candidate will be made known to any of the Examiners/ officials associated in the process.

divakar sharma
What marks are reckoned for merit ranking in the written part of the Civil Services (Main) Examination?
kavita rani

Hi Divakar. Scores obtained by the candidates for the Papers I-VII only will considered while preparing the final merit list. However, the Commission has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all of these papers.

arushi thankur
What are the Cut-off Marks for the compulsory language Papers?
sheetal chib
Is the General Studies Paper-II of qualifying nature? What are the Cut-off Marks for this Paper?
kavita rani

Hi Sheetal. In the GS paper II, candidates must have obtain at least 33% or 66 marks in the exam. The CSAT is qualifying paper in the UPSC exam, and candidates is supposed to get at least minimum required of 33% marks for the marks secured in General Awareness to be counted towards acceptance for the Mains exam.

ammar zaheer ahmed
Are there any qualifications required for the IAS exam (any minimum academic result in graduation)?
kavita rani

Hi Ammar. Yes, graduation is the minimum required educational qualification required to give the IAS exam. Even the candidates who whose results are awaiting can give the IAS Prelims exam but they must present the degree while giving the IAS Main Exam. For detailed eligibility criteria, refer here.

Does an IIT/IIM degree result in a better performance in UPSC IAS exam interviews?
kavita rani

Hi Rashmi.  In case you have studied in IIT/IIM or some other prestigious institution then interview panel's expectation from you would be much higher as compared to an average candidate.

Where can I get the UPSC IAS Mains exam result?
kavita rani

Hi Pradeepraj. UPSC IAS Mains exam result can be checked on the official website of the UPSC. Candidates have to visit the official website, click on the results notification, and the IAS Mains Exam result will be displayed in PDF format. From there it can be downloaded.

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kirti kushwah
Can i apply for this exam after complete
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Kirti, yes, you can apply for this exam after completing your graduation (any stream).
anjumbanu anvarbhai patel
Upsc prelims exam result 2019?
akhil pasanth
Hi Anjumbanu, The Results will be declared in the month of July 2019. You can check from the official website – .
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sakshi garg expert
Hi Sakthivel, You can prepare yourself for this exam by some preparation tips which is given here through this link: IAS Preparation Tips