Civil Services Examination 2017: Minimum Qualifying Marks (Cut-Off Marks Analysis)
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Civil Services Examination 2017: Minimum Qualifying Marks (Cut-Off Marks Analysis)

admin Last Update on: 01 Jul 2020

As a part of preparation strategy, Cut-off marks give a rough idea about the current trends at various stages of the examination.

Before commencing preparation for Civil Services Examination, majority of candidates keeps an eye on Cut-off for current as well as previous years that helps them in formulating preparation-plan.


Minimum Qualifying Marks (Cut-off marks) for Civil Services Examination 2017 have been released by Union Public Service Commission.

It indicates the cut-off for various stages of the examination i.e. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination (Written) and the Final cut-off for various categories.

The aspirants for forthcoming Civil Services Examination would be immensely benefited with this information as it clearly gives an idea about the minimum qualifying standards/Marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages of the examination.

The minimum qualifying marks at various stages for various communities have been as under:

Exam

General

OBC

SC

ST

PH-1

PH-2

PH-3

CS Prelims*

105.34

102.66

88.66

88.66

85.34

61.34

40.00

CS Mains #

809

770

756

749

734

745

578

CS Final

1006

968

944

939

923

948

830

* Cut off marks on the basis of GS Paper-I only. However, GS Paper-II was qualifying with 33% (66.66 marks)

# 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.

The Cut-off for final selection in Civil Services Examination 2017 has inched up a little again. For General category candidates it stood at 1006 against 988 shown in CSE 2016 and 877 in CSE 2015.

Even, minimum qualifying marks for Preliminary have come down in CSE 2017 while minimum qualifying marks for Main Examination have also gone up marginally.

 




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