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UPSC CSE Result 2020(Announced): Check Scorecard, Cut off, Merit List

Updated On - March 24 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

UPSC CSE Result 2020 has been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The result is available in pdf file. IAS result is declared in the form of merit list. Candidates can download the merit list directly to check their respective result. Roll numbers of candidates who secured the minimum qualifying marks (cutoff) will be on the merit list. After preliminary examination, candidates are called for main examination. For more information scroll down the page to know more about CSE Result 2020.

Latest Updates

  • UPSC has released the CSE 2020 Main Result on 23 March 2021.
  • IAS Result 2021 has been declared on 05 February 2021.

CSE 2020 Result Dates

Candidates can check out the table below to know more about IAS Prelims result:

IAS Final Result 2021
EventsImportant Dates
CSE Prelims Exam Date04 October 2020
Main Exam08, 09, 10, 16 and 17 January 2021
Result05 February 2021
Main Result23 March 2021

UPSC CSE Result 2020

UPSC will declared the Civil Services Prelims Result 2020 at the official website. The result is released in the form of meit list containing the roll numbers of the selected candidates. Now, the selected candidates will have to undergo personality test to be held after the declaration of result.

How to download CSE Result 2020?

Result for IAS 2020 is declared on the official website of UPSC. To download the result, candidates are advised to follow the steps mentioned below.
  • Step 1: Visit the official UPSC website.
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘written examination’ link present at the middle of the page.
  • Step 3: Result for IAS will be on the top of the list. Download the result by clicking on the link provided on the right.
  • Step 4:After downloading, search for your roll number with the help of search feature.

CSE 2020 Selection Procedure

The selection for IAS is done in three stages which are:

  1. Preliminary examination – Candidates have to secure minimum 33% marks in the preliminary examination to qualify for the main examination.
  2. Main examination – Main examintion is conducted in a descriptive format. There are 09 papers in UPSC civil services main examination. For each papers, candidate is provided with 03 hours.
  3. Interview round – After qualifying main examination, interview round is conducted. Interview or personality round is conducted to test the knowledge and calibre of the applicant.

CSE 2020 Tie-Breaking Criteria

If two or more candidates have scored the same marks in IAS 2020 exam, then the tie is resolved on the basis of principles approved and prescribed by the Commission, which are:

  • Candidate scoring more marks in Personality Test and Compulsory Test are summed up and then the rank is calculated.
  • If in case, the marks of both compulsory and personality test are the same as the candidate then the rank is given to the candidate who is elder in age.
  • Just in case if above-mentioned criteria are also same, then the higher rank is set on the basis of the marks candidate has secured in compulsory papers.

CSE 2020 Vacancies

This years, UPSC has relesed a total number of 796 vacancies:

CategoryNo. of vacancies
Total vacancies796
Blindness & Low Vision – 03
Deaf & Hard Hearing – 09
Locomotor Disability – 08
Multiple Disabilities – 04

About CSE (IAS)

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). IAS exam is conducted for the selection of one of the three arms of All India Services. To apply for IAS, candidates must have a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university. Being one of the toughest examinations of India, the selection procedure for IAS is done in 3 stages. The first stage is a preliminary examination, the second stage is the main examination and the third is a personality/interview test. Some of the notable IAS officers are Naresh Chandra, Narinder Nath Vohra, T.N.Seshan, Yogendra Narain, Vinod Rai, and Duvvuri Subbarao.

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