Cut-off marks released by UPSC after completion of Civil Services Examination 2021 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 understand the level they need to cross to stay afloat.
Minimum Qualifying Marks (Cut-off marks) for Civil Services Examination 2021 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:
|CS Mains **
PwBD : Persons with Benchmark Disability
*Cut off marks on the basis of GS Paper-I only. GS Paper-II was of qualifying nature with 33% marks as per Rule-15 of Civil Services Examination, 2021.
** 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.