The Union Public Services Commission conducts IES Exam to recruit eligible candidates in various departments of Civil, Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication, and Mechanical disciplines. IES is conducted in 3 stages and the cutoff for each stage is released separately.
As per the commission, cut off for qualifying preliminary exam is set to 15% i.e. 75 out of 500 for General category. UPSC has set IES Mains Cut Off to 20% of the total marks. Candidates qualifying the same will then be called for interview session. The final merit list is prepared after adding the marks of candidates in the UPSC Prelims, Mains and the Personality Test i.e. Interview.
The cut off for the engineering examination is released separately for all the stages. Listed below are the types of cut off in IES:
IES Cut off of Prelims
IES Cut off for Mains
IES Final Cut off
Check IES 2020 Cut Off
The official cut off is released by the conducting body after the declaration of IES Results. Until then, candidates can go through the following table to get an idea about the expected IES 2020 Cut Off. This cutoff is prepared after thorough observation of the previous years cut off and is released by the reputed coaching centers, educational portals, and educational experts. This is just for reference purpose and will play no role in the selection procedure of IES 2020.
|Electrical Engineering||215- 225||205-215||185-193||165-173|
|Electronics and Telecomm. Engineering||220-225||217-222||170-178||160-164|
UPSC decides IES cut off for preliminary exams in two stages, minimum qualifying score needed to be shortlisted and the score of the last qualified candidate selected. Given below is the score of the last qualified candidate selected for IES Mains in each discipline over the last four years.
Prelims cut off in 2016 was the highest in all categories but have decreased to the lowest in 2017. As we can see cut off for Electrical engineering is above 250(50%) every year and is going as high as 320(almost 65% of the total marks) in 2016. Based on the trend we can expect a high cut off this year too.
Candidates can check out the cut off for each stage separately after the declaration of the final results. Given below is the steps to check IES Cut off:
The cutoff scores of IES 2020 will be prepared on various factors, which are as follows
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.