UPSC releases the cut offs for Civil Services Exam after conduction of prelims exam. In 2017 expected cut off will be 112+ for general category. Check this post to know expected UPSC Cut Off for the 2017.
What is UPSC Cut off score?
UPSC Cut off score is the selection parameter in which minimum level of the score is being decided to limit the no. of applicants for the next level of selection. Candidates who obtain cutoff marks i.e lowest level of score they qualify for the next level of UPSC exam.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases cutoff for each level ; prelims, mains and Interview. One overall cutoff is also declared by the UPSC after the completion of exam . If you have appeared in preliminary exam June , 2017, you can check the expected UPSC Civil Services cut off 2017 from this page.
Phases of UPSC Cut Off For Civil Services| IAS Cut off 2017
UPSC Cut off for Prelims – 2017
UPSC Civil Services Cut off Marks are never same for every year as these are decided after analysis of several factors such as difficulty level of the paper, number appeared candidates, total vacancies etc. So, UPSC cut off will vary. As we know that UPSC civil services prelims is meant for screening only so first round of cut off starts from here only.
Every year a large no of candidates get failed to score cut off to become qualified to appear in mains though the number of candidates who are selected for the mains examination is always more than 10 times in compare to the total approximate vacancies to be filed. A candidate must aim to score minimum 33 % marks in each paper of prelims. For GS-2, 33% of marks are minimum criteria.
Below you can find pdf file for expected marks for civil services prelims 2017
UPSC Cut off for Mains – 2017
Candidates who obtain minimum cut off marks in the written part of the mains examination fixed by the commission at their discretion shall be called for an interview for personality test.
The number of candidates who will be called for interview will be almost double of the number of vacancies to be filled. The interview will carry 275 marks (with no minimum qualifying marks)
UPSC Final cut off -2017
Marks obtained by candidates in the UPSC civil services 2017 mains examination (written part as well as interview) would determine final ranking of candidates. The allotment of various services and administrative post will be done strictly as per the ranks of candidates and preferences selected by them.
Expected UPSC cut off -2017
The cut off score of UPSC civil services 2017 preliminary exam will be released after the preliminary examination. This will be assessed by analyzing factors which affect cut off.We will also announce expected cut off after 18 june,2017.
Factors affecting upsc cut off
Total No. of Participants
Total No. of Vacancies
Difficulty Level of Question Paper etc.
This analysis is purely based on factors mentioned above. These are just assumptions. Original Cut off may vary from it. Download cut off 2017 PDF
|UPSC 2017 Expected Cut off for Civil Services IAS Prelims Exam|
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*Cut off marks on the basis of GS Paper-I only. However, GS Paper-II was qualifying with 33% (66.66 marks) (Rule-15 of Civil Services Examination, 2016)
Previous Years UPSC Cut off for Civil Services
Download pdf file to get a comparative look of previous years’ upsc cut off for civil services exams.
Download pdf for marks of successful candidates. marks of ias 2016-2017