UPSC 2019 Cut Off Marks Released

UPSC Prelims Cut Off Marks 2019 (Out of 200)

The Cut-off score of General Category (open merit) remained the same as in 2018, ie 98 marks out of 200. However, the introduction of Economically Weaker Section Reservation (EWS) was the major change last year.

The cut-off scores are as below.

  • General – 98.00
  • EWS – 90.00
  • OBC – 95.34 (in 2018, it was 96.66)
  • SC –  82.00 (in 2018, it was 84.00)
  • ST – 77.34 (in 2018, it was 83.34)
  • PwBD‐1 – 55.34
  • PwBD‐2 – 44.66
  • PwBD‐3 – 40.66
  • PwBD‐5 – 61.34
  • PwBD means – Candidates belonging to Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD)

Note: Cut off marks for UPSC Prelims is on the basis of GS Paper‐I only. However, GS Paper‐II was of qualifying nature with 33% marks as per Rule 15 of Civil Services Examination, 2019.

UPSC Mains Cut Off Marks 2019 (Out of 1750)

  • General – 751 (in 2018, the cut-off marks were 774)
  • EWS – 696
  • OBC – 718 (in 2018 it was 732)
  • SC –  706 (against 719 in 2018)
  • ST – 699 (against 719 in 2018)
  • PwBD‐1 – 663
  • PwBD‐2 – 698
  • PwBD‐3 – 374
  • PwBD‐5 – 561

Note: Subject to 10% marks in each of the seven competitive papers i.e. Essay, GS‐I, GS‐II, GS‐III, GS‐IV, Optional‐I and Optional‐II.

UPSC Final Cut Off Marks 2019 (Out of 2025)

  • General – 961 (In 2018 cut-off was 982)
  • EWS – 909
  • OBC – 925 (In 2018, cut off was 938)
  • SC –  898 (In 2018, the respective cut-off was 912)
  • ST – 893 (In 2018, the respective cut-off was 912)
  • PwBD‐1 – 861
  • PwBD‐2 – 890
  • PwBD‐3 – 653
  • PwBD‐5 – 708

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