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UPSC CSE 2020 Cutoff: Mains and Prelims Cutoff

Updated On - February 15 2020 by Jimmy

Every year UPSC (Union Public Services Commission) conducts CSE Exam to select eligible candidates for the posts of CSE, IPS, IFS, IRS and other Group A and Group B of All India Services. CSE 2020 exam is conducted once every year in offline mode. Candidates who clear prelims can appear for main paper and similarly who clear main exam can attend interview/personality test. The final merit list will be prepared keeping overall performance candidate’s performance in UPSC Main and Personality Test i.e. Interview round.

Expected UPSC CSE 2020 Cutoff

UPSC CSE 2019 final Cutoff is supposed to be released by the commission after the declaration of final result in the month of May 2020. The cut off depending on the candidate’s performance in CSE/CSE Prelims exam. Given below is the expected CSE cutoff for 2019:

PH 259690

Previous Years CSE Cutoff

Cutoff for CSE 2020 is determined on the various factors like number of candidates appearing in the examination, seats availability for various posts, difficulty level of examination, reservations, marking schemes, etc. Given below is detailed cut-offs of the previous year CSE Exam:

CSE Prelims Cut off 2018

Candidates can check CSE previous years Cutoff to predict the minimum qualifying marks to be selected for the further stages. Reserved category candidates can claim CSE Reservation during the Selection Process. The table below gives the minimum cut off marks for various categories:
CSE Prelims 2018 Cutoff
OBC (Other Backward Classes)96.66
SC (Scheduled Caste)84
ST (Scheduled Tribe)83.34
Orthopedically handicapped73.34
Visually impaired53.34

CSE Mains 2018 Cutoff

Candidates who will qualify the UPSC mains can appear for various other stages of the CSE Selection Process. The CSE Cut off for UPSC main 2018 is given below:
CSE Mains 2018 Cutoff
OBC (Other Backward Classes)732
SC (Scheduled Caste)719
ST (Scheduled Tribe)719
Orthopedically handicapped711
Visually impaired696

Final Cutoff for CSE Exam

The minimum marks required to be recruited to the desired post for Civil Services for candidates belonging to different categories are mentioned in the table below:
CSE 2018 Final Cutoff
OBC (Other Backward Classes)938
SC (Scheduled Caste)912
ST (Scheduled Tribe)912
Orthopedically handicapped899
Visually impaired908

UPSC CSE 2020 Final Selection

Final selection for various All India Services depends on the basis of the marks secured by candidate in UPSC main and Interview. Services allotment to the candidate depends on the final score and preferences selected by them in the earlier stages. Scores secured in UPSC Prelims will not be considered while preparing the Final Merit List. Candidates can access the final merit list on the official website of UPSC.











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