Written by AglaSem | New Delhi |
Updated: October 20, 2020 9:35:54 am
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) carried out the Civil Services Examination (CSE) prelims on October 4 this yr. A complete of 10.58 lakh candidates appeared for the preliminary examination. As against earlier years, the time hole between prelims and principal may be very much less. Hence, it’s important for candidates to calculate their approximate rating in prelims to plot a preparation technique for the following step.
According to officers, the cut-off figuring out the IAS result shall stay equivalent to last yr because of the comparable paper sample and standard questions with solely the present affairs part being barely difficult. Here are the earlier three years’ (2019, 2018, 2017) cut-offs for candidates to acquire a normal thought of the marks required for clearing the preliminary examination.
UPSC IAS exam cut-offs might barely deviate from the cut-offs of earlier years. The vary of marks additionally might or might not stay the identical. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty within the examination state of affairs, cut-offs are predicted to stay low. In 2019, the category-based cut-off marks didn’t present a lot variation compared to 2018. The normal class cut-off for each years remained the identical.
The 2019 cut-off marks have been 98 for normal class candidates, 90 marks EWS class, 95.34 for OBC class aspirants, 82 for SC candidates and 77.34 for ST candidates. PwBD candidates had completely different cut-offs relying on their class quantity (PwBD -1/2/3/4).
The 2018 cut-off marks for every class noticed a big deviation from these of 2017. In 2018, a substantial lower within the cut-off marks was seen for the final class candidates in comparison with 2017. The cut-off marks have been 98 for normal class candidates, 96.66 for OBC class aspirants, 84 for SC candidates and 83.34 for ST candidates. PwBD class cut-offs have been determined based mostly on their class quantity (PwBD -1/2/3/5).
In 2017, the cut-off marks have been 105.34 for normal class candidates, 102.66 for OBC class aspirants, 88.66 for SC candidates and 88.66 for ST candidates as effectively. PH candidates had completely different cut-offs relying on their class quantity (PH -1/2/3).
UPSC IAS cut-offs could also be decrease than the earlier three years on account of a number of causes. Hence, predicting this yr’s cut-off by evaluating with earlier years will not be correct however useful nonetheless. However, candidates can get an thought of whether or not they have certified for UPSC Main or not. Still, we propose that candidates shouldn’t take the earlier yr’s cut-off as a remaining verdict and provides their 100 per cent in getting ready for the Mains.
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