UPSC Cut-Off Marks 2019 (Released)- 829 qualified to the final merit list

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Aug 10, 2020

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The UPSC Final results for UPSC 2019 has been declared and a merit list of 829 qualified candidates have been published. The topper of this year is Pradeep Singh closely followed by Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma. Results of 11 roll number has been withheld according to the official notification. The final cut-off marks for Prelims, mains and the interview stage has also been released. Also read- UPSC 2019 merit-list scam

UPSC 2019- Cut-Off marks

The cut-off marks was released officially on the UPSC website and the following table is the detailed cut-off marks that was noted this year-

Category

Prelims exam

Mains exam

Final Cut off

General

98

751

961

EWS

90

696

909

OBC

95.34

718

925

SC

82

706

898

ST

77.34

699

893

PwBD-1

53.34

663

861

PwBD-2

44.66

698

890

PwBD-3

61.34

374

653

PwBD-5

61.34

561

708

UPSC 2018- cut-off marks comparison

The official cut-off for UPSC 2018 for general category was 98 in prelims, 774 out of 1750 in Mains, and 982 out of 2025 which is inclusive of the interview round.  This was also a significant year as for the first time the general cut-off had gone below 100 in past four years. This is also an indication that the paper was definitely way tougher. This is approximately 49% of the marks that was needed to qualify the exam. Before 2018, the cut off marks for general category was 105.3 in 2017, 116 in 2016 and 107.34 in 2015.

UPSC exam is undoubtedly one of the toughest exam in the country as there are very limited vacancies but applicants every year is generally above 100,000. Even when the cut-off seem low enough, it is actually difficult to achieve owing to the strict evaluation policies of the conducting body.

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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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