IAS Result 2018

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Jan 12, 2018

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The  final Result of IAS 2018 will be declared in April 2018. The IAS Result 2018 will contain the roll numbers of candidates who will be qualified for Interview. candidates can access the from the official website, to be downloaded as PDF file. Candidates who will secure the qualifying marks in the exam of IAS will be declared qualified for the Interview.

Latest Update: UPSC has announced IAS Mains 2017 Result on January 10, 2018 on upsc.gov.in. Check Here

The IAS 2018 Scorecard of candidates who will not qualify the exam will be released within 15 days from the date of declaration of final result of IAS. The IAS 2018 Cutoff of the mains exam will be published after the recruitment process is complete.

The final result will be declared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the written exam and interview/personality test. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will declare the final IAS Result in April 2018.

IAS Result 2018- Important dates

The IAS Results are expected to be out in April 2018. Candidates will have to go to the official website to get results. The result will be available in PDF file format. The dates related to the declaration of IAS 2018 results have been tabulated below:

Events Dates
IAS 2018 Prelims Result August/September 2017
IAS 2018 Mains Result December, 2017
Result of Interview and Final Result February/March 2018
Mark sheets of Prelims and Mains Exam of IAS 2018 February/March 2018

IAS Result 2018- Stages of declaration of Result

The Result of IAS 2018 will be declared in the following three stages.

Result of Prelims Exam

Prelims is the first stage of selection. The candidates who qualify the Prelims are allowed to appear for the Mains exam. The result of IAS Prelims Exam will be declared in the month of October. The marks of this test are not counted in the final score, this is just a qualifying test.

Result of IAS 2018 Mains Exam

Those who qualify in the IAS 2018 Prelims will sit for the next stage examination, i.e. IAS 2018 Mains. On the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the IAS Mains Exam 2018 they are called for the Interview. The result of which will be declared in the month of February 2018.

Final Result of IAS Exam 2018

UPSC will declare the final result on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the IAS 2018 Mains Exam and Interview. The candidates who secure highest mark out of the aggregate marks will be declared topper of IAS Exam. The Personality Test/ Interview of IAS Exam 2017 is scheduled to be held in the month of March 2018. The Final Result of IAS is expected to be released in the month of April 2018.

How to check IAS Result 2018?

The candidates can check the result of IAS 2018 on the official website. The stepwise procedure to check the IAS Result 2018 has been given below:

  • Go the official website of UPSC.
  • Look into the “What’s New” section at right hand side of the homepage for useful links regarding the result.
  • Follow the link of the examination name for which you have applied i.e. IAS (Indian Administrative Service).
  • Click on the link, this will display the list of the selected candidates.
  • Candidates are advised to keep the result for future reference. Till the whole process is completed.

Details Present in IAS Result 2018

Candidates need to login with the unique id and password that they received during registration to check the result. The mark sheet/scorecard of IAS 2018 will display the following details

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Candidates Roll no.
  • Marks obtained in each subject
  • Total aggregate marks

IAS 2018 Merit List

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the Merit List of Civil Services Mains Examination in January 2018. All the candidates who appeared for the mains examination will have to log in using their Roll Number and Date of Birth or the unique id and password that was generated during registration. The IAS Merit List 2018 will consist of the marks obtained by candidates in all sections and the total aggregate marks secured by them in the mains exam.

Candidates can follow the steps given below to check and download the merit list of mains exam for IAS 2018.

  • Visit the official website of UPSC.
  • Click on the link showing merit list details.
  • Enter your roll number and date of birth and click on ‘Submit’.
  • The IAS merit list 2018 with all the requisite details will appear on the computer screen.
  • Download the IAS Merit List for the Mains examination and take a print out of the list for future references.

IAS 2018 Cut off

UPSC will also announce the final IAS Cutoff along with the scorecard/merit list. Cutoff is the minimum score set by the conducting authority for all the candidates. Candidates who score equal or more marks as per the specified cutoff score will be declared as qualified. Candidates can check the expected cutoff for IAS 2018 as given below.

Serial Category Prelims Mains Final
General 150 – 200 665 – 679 850 – 889
OBC 140 – 201 602 – 631 810 – 845
SC 101 – 185 615 – 633 815 – 835
ST 103 – 180 610 – 620 800 – 815
PH‐1 101 – 170 550 – 615 800 – 820
PH 2 80 – 120 550 – 630 780 – 835
PH‐3 60 – 125 450 – 515 690 – 726
Exam Gen OBC SC ST PH-I PH-2 PH-3
CS (pre) 107.34 106.00 94.00 91.34 90.66 76.66 40.00
CS(Main) 676 630 622 617 580 627 504
CS (Final) 877 834 810 801 802 830 697

IAS 2018 Counselling

Final round after the prelims and the mains exam will be interview on the basis of which the final selection is done. The final merit list includes the marks of the mains exam and the interview, keeping in view of which the counseling is done.


  • The interview will be conducted for 275 marks with no minimum qualifying criteria.
  • The candidate will be interviewed by a Board who will have before them a record of the candidate’s career. Candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest.

Final Merit List: 

Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written part as well as interview) would determine their final ranking.

Candidate need to carry the important documents along with them to the venue for the counselling. The original documents must be carried along with one attested copy of each certificate.

Essential documents include:

  • Printout of marks of the qualifying examination.
  • The certificate of respective category (Gen/OBC/SC/ST).
  • One attested copy of each document.
  • Age Certificate showing the date of birth (Birth Certificate/X Std. Certificate).
  • Printout of the merit list.

Candidates will be allotted to the various Services keeping in view their ranks in the examination and the preferences expressed by them for the various Services and Posts.

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