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IES 2018 Cut Off for Prelims, Mains and Final Examination

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Oct 14, 2017

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The Union Public Service Commission or UPSC declares IES Cut Off each year. Cut offs are the minimum marks required to get shortlisted for the subsequent selection rounds in Indian Engineering Service examination (IES). After the results for each stage is declared, the cut offs are released online.

IES 2018 is conducted in 3 Stages namely Stage 1 (IES Preliminary Exam); Stage 2 (IES Mains Exam) and Stage 3 (Personality Test). UPSC will release separate cut offs for each stage. The cut off for this year is expected to be higher this year. Listed below are facts related to IES Cut Off:

  • The conducting body will release IES Result in February 2018 (Prelims). The cut off will be declared in the last week of February 2018.
  • Candidates qualifying Prelims Cut Off can then appear for IES Mains, scheduled for July 01, 2018. Check IES Exam Pattern for Mains
  • IES Cut Offs are released as per candidate’s category and stream-wise. 
  • The scores in Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test will determine the final order of Merit for recruitment.
Note: Cut Offs are classified in the following categories-
Stage 1 – Cut off marks out of 500 – include only objective paper marks
Stage 2 – Cut off marks out of 1000 – include objective paper and also conventional paper marks
Stage 3 – Cut off marks out of 1300 – include objective paper, conventional paper and personality paper marks

IES 2018: Expected Cut Off

UPSC will release the cut off for engineering services examination soon after the declaration of results of all the 3 Stages.

  • IES Prelims 2018 is scheduled for January 01, 2018. The results for the same will be released in the last week of February 2018.
  • IES Mains 2018 is scheduled for July 01, 2018. And UPSC will release the result for the same in the first week of August 2018.
  • To access the cut offs for each stage, candidates have to visit the official website of UPSC i.e. www.upsc.gov.in
UPSC will release IES Cut Off 2018 shortly. Stay Tuned!

IES 2017 (Released): Cut Off for Prelims, Mains and Final Stage

  • IES cut off is prepared on the basis of IES results and previous year trends.
  • For Stage 1 i.e. Preliminary Exam or Objective Papers, minimum qualifying marks for admission to Stage 2 i.e. Mains is out of 500 marks.

Following is the range in which cut offs may vary for IES 2017 Preliminary stage:

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Discipline Candidate’s Category
  General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 202 177 120 90 80 93
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 200-210 180-190 170-180 150-160 130-140 120-130
Electrical Engineering (EE) 200-190 185-190 180-175 170-165 150 120
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 300-295 250-270 220-230 260 200 (-)
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 Written Stage Cut Off 2017

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

The following infographic indicates IES Stage 2 Cut off:

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Discipline Candidate’s Category
  General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 520 459 415 439 315 145
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 553 485 428 399 275 278
Electrical Engineering (EE) 618 562 511 530 5367 268
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 549 508 447 479 350 (-)
Note: Subject to candidates (General, OBC, SC & ST) having secured minimum 20% marks and PH candidates minimum 10% marks in each of the two conventional papers

IES Final Stage Cut Off 2017

  • Stage 3 is conducted after 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.

The following infographic informs about the final standards defined for IES 2017:

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Discipline Candidate’s Category
  General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 691 650 564 578 437 311
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 723 673 576 550 452 502
Electrical Engineering (EE) 769 742 658 698 575 428
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 713 675 611 590 471 (-)

IES 2016: Stream-wise Cut Off

  • IES Cut Off 2016 is available online at UPSC Official Website.
  • The cut offs are available separately for each stage.
  • Cut offs are displayed in stream-wise format.

IES Objective Stage Cut Off 2016

  • This is the first stage in IES. It is also known as Preliminary Exam.
  • There are 2 papers in this stage.
  • Both the papers have objective type of questions.
  • The following infographic indicates the cut off for Stage 1. The scores are calculated out of 500 marks.
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Discipline Candidate’s Category
General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 229 214 187 183 83 76
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 301 274 229 212 99 92
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 322 298 251 231 184 104
Electrical Engineering (EE) 320 304 251 262 136 118

IES Written Stage Cut Off 2016

  • This is the Stage 2 in IES Exam.
  • Candidates shortlisted from Stage 1 are eligible to appear in this round.
  • The questions in this round are of conventional type.
  • Cut off given in the following infographic is out of 1100 marks (Stage 1 + Stage 2).

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Discipline Candidate’s Category
General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 464 418 387 395 223 143
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 529 479 420 402 212 174
Electrical Engineering (EE) 541 502 452 461 275 (-)
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 545 494 439 418 324 157

IES Final Stage Cut Off 2016

  • The score in this round are calculated out of 1300 marks
  • The final scores will determine the post a candidate can apply for.

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Discipline Candidate’s Category
General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE) 623 588 538 539 414 217
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 686 634 557 544 399 330
Electrical Engineering (EE) 694 662 611 600 458 (-)
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE) 692 656 578 546 470 379

Factors Affecting IES Cut Off

There are several factors that determine IES 2017 cut off.  The cutoff for IES 2018 shall depend on factors 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 IES Cut Off?

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

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  1. Visit the official website of UPSC 2018.
  2. Check the link as per your discipline.
  3. Post checking your IES Cutoff 2018 for the Preliminary stage, you will learn whether you are eligible for IES Mains or not.
  4. Save the cutoff file for further use.

IES Cut Offs for Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test

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

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