IES 2020 Cutoff for Prelims, Main Exam and Final/ Personality Test Cutoff

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Apr 28, 2020

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UPSC declares IES Cutoff each year to shortlist engineers for recruitment to various posts in Indian Engineering Services. The national level examination is conducted in 3 stages, the cutoffs for each stage is released separately in a PDF format. IES 2020 Result has been declared on the official site on February 20, 2020. Click Here to Check Your IES 2020 Result

UPSC will shortly release the official cutoff in a pdf file on upc.gov.in. Candidates can download the official cutoff from the website as soon as it releases. Candidates who will qualify the Prelims Cutoff will be eligible to appear for IES Main exam which is going to be held on June 28, 2020. Check IES Main Syllabus

  • UPSC has scheduled IES 2020 Main exam on June 28, 2020. Prepare better with IES 2020 Question Papers 
  • IES 2020 Main Admit Card will be available 3 weeks before the commencement of the examination.
  • UPSC plans to recruit 475 engineers through IES examination in Civil, Electronics & Telecommunication, Electrical, and Mechanical Department. Read About IES Selection Process
  • The cutoffs will be released after the conclusion of the recruitment process. Meanwhile, candidates can check previous years’ IES 2020 Cutoff for all stages.
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IES Cut Off 2020

IES Prelims Cutoff 2020 (Expected)

To get an estimate of the competition, go through the following statistics of the previous years’ cutoff.

Branch Expected Cutoff 
General OBC SC ST
Civil 185-192 183-187 140-145 156-161
Mechanical 184-191 183-190 160-168 165-170
Electrical 215- 225 205-215 185-193 165-173
Electronics and Telecomm. 220-225 217-222 170-178 160-164
IES Preliminary Cut Off Trend

IES Cutoff 2019 Preliminary Exam

Discipline General OBC SC ST
Civil Engineering (CE) 188 185 143 159
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 187 187 166 169
Electrical Engineering (EE) 221 211 191 172
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 226 221 176 165
Note: Subject to candidates (General, OBC, SC, and ST) having secured minimum 15% marks and PH candidates minimum 10% marks in each of the two objective papers
IES Main Cut Off Trend

IES Cutoff 2019 Main Exam 

Candidates qualifying IES Stage 1 have to appear for the Main exam i.e. Stage 2. Minimum qualifying marks will be out of 1100 marks (Prelims- 500 marks + Main- 600 marks).

Discipline General OBC SC ST
Civil Engineering (CE) 541 500 453 482
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 539 529 450 487
Electrical Engineering (EE) 547 481 466 417
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 539 502 458 427
Note: Subject to candidates (General, OBC, SC, and ST) having secured minimum 20% marks and PH candidates minimum 10% marks in each of the two objective papers
Previous Year Cut Offs

IES Cutoff 2018 Preliminary Exam

Discipline General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 207 194 169 188 114 87
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 256 255 220 223 138 98
Electrical Engineering (EE) 230 218 190 191 127 71
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 213 206 173 155 125 (-)

Note: Subject to candidates (General, OBC, SC, and ST) having secured minimum 15% marks and PH candidates minimum 10% marks in each of the two objective papers

IES Cutoff 2018 Main Exam 

Candidates qualifying IES Stage 1 have to appear for the Main exam i.e. Stage 2. Minimum qualifying marks will be out of 1100 marks (Prelims- 500 marks + Main- 600 marks).

Discipline General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 546 502 467 513 308 161
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 611 611 542 564 374 288
Electrical Engineering (EE) 541 488 452 481

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Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 504 476 405 403 301 (-)

IES Cutoff 2018 Final/ Personality Test Stage

Stage 3 is conducted after the Personality Test. The marks are calculated out of 1300 marks. Candidates are recruited on the basis of marks secured by them in IES Stage 3.

Discipline General OBC SC ST
Civil Engineering (CE) 710 679 609 425
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 767 782 699 699
Electrical Engineering (EE) 711 691 603 624
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 660 648 567 524

Official UPSC IES Cutoffs for Prelims, Main, and Personality Test

Candidates can check IES Exam Cut Offs of previous Years trend by clicking on the links below:

IES Cutoff Year Cutoff Links
IES Cutoff 2018 Download 
IES Cut off 2017 Download 
IES Cut off 2016 Download
IES Cut Off 2015 Download 
IES Cut Off 2014 Download
  • IES cut off 2020 for qualifying preliminary exam will be 15% of the total marks i.e. 75 out of 500 for general and reserved category, while 10% of total marks for PH category candidates. Check IES Prelims Cutoff by UPSC
  • Based on the cutoff score for IES 2020 preliminary exam, UPSC shortlists candidates 6-7 times the total number of vacancies for IES 2020 main examination. Check IES Exam Pattern for Main
  • Candidates who appear for the main exam will have to secure at least 20% of the marks for general, OBC, SC, and ST category, whereas PH candidates will have to obtain 10%.
  • UPSC will shortlist candidates twice the number of vacancies for the final stage i.e. personality test/interview. 
  • The IES 2020 cutoff that will be released by the commission will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by last qualified candidate in the given stage following the selection criteria decided by the commission.
Note: Cut Offs are classified in the following categories-
Stage 1 – Cut off marks out of 500 – includes only objective paper marks
Stage 2 – Cut off marks out of 1100 – includes objective paper and also conventional paper marks
Stage 3 – Cut off marks out of 1300 – includes objective paper, conventional paper and personality paper marks

Factors Affecting IES Cutoff

There are several factors that determine the cutoff such as:

  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Number of seats available
  • Previous year cut off
  • Marking Scheme of the examination
  • Level of difficulty of the examination

How to Check Cut Off?

How to Check IES Cutoff 2020?

In order to check the cut off for IES, candidates must follow the steps mentioned below:

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  1. Visit the official website of UPSC 2020.
  2. Check the link as per your discipline.
  3. Post checking your IES Cutoff 2020 for the Preliminary stage, you will learn whether you are eligible for IES Main or not.
  4. Save the cutoff file for further use.

Frequently Asked Questions

IES Cutoff FAQs

Ques. How many vacancies will be filled through IES 2020 exam?

Ans. 495 vacancies are to be filled through IES 2020 recruitment exam.

Ques. Will there be a common cutoff or category wise cutoff?

Ans. IES cutoff will vary according to the candidates’ category.

Ques. What is the minimum qualifying marks of IES Prelims exam for General Category?

Ans. The minimum qualifying marks of IES Preliminary Cut off percentage for General category candidates is 15%.

Ques. How is the final score calculated?

Ans. The final score for each candidate is calculated out of 1300 marks.

Ques. What details does the scorecard include?

Ans. The IES Scorecard includes the candidate’s name, roll number, and the marks scored in each paper.

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

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harshika ashok paliwal
Hi, This is harshika and I have been completed my engineering in IT stream is this not applicable for IT stream?
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bhawna vedwal
Hello Ashok, ISE exam is conducted in 4 streams of Engineering only. Civil Engineering. Electrical Engineering. Electronics