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UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023, GS Paper 1 Cut Off Marks

UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023

UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has conducted UPSC Prelims Exam 2023 and unlike every year lakhs of USPC aspirants have appeared in the examination. Aspirants who have appeared in the UPSC CSE Examination this year are eagerly anticipating how high the UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2023 will be. According to the difficulty level of the exam, we have discussed UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023 in this article. The UPSC Prelims Cut Off marks will be based on 200 marks, since the CSAT paper is qualifying and the marks won’t be considered when preparing the merit list.  In order to qualify for UPSC Prelims, candidates must achieve minimum qualifying marks. In this article, we have discussed UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023 and previous years’ cut-off.

UPSC Expected Cut Off 2023 for Prelims

The UPSC Exam 2023 Prelims is conducted on 28th May 2023 for shortlisting eligible candidates to appear for UPSC Mains Exam 2023. Candidates must pass the GS II paper with a minimum score of 33% in order to advance to the main exams. UPSC Prelims Expected Cut-Off Marks as per the difficulty level of exam and the previous year’s trend may range between 83 to 87 for General Category candidates as the level of prelims exam was Moderate to difficult. The category-wise UPSC Expected Cut-Off 2023 has been tabulated below.

UPSC Prelims Expected Cut-Off 2023
Category UPSC Cut Off (Expected)
General 83-87
EWS 77-81
OBC 80-84
SC 65-69
ST 60-64
PwBD 47-51

Note- This is not the accurate UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2023 as the officials will be releasing the same along with UPSC Final Result 2023.

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UPSC Prelims Cut-Off [Previous Years]

UPSC Prelims Cut-Off Marks for previous years have been tabulated below for your reference. Check UPSC Cut-Off from 2017 to 2022 for the General category and have an estimation about the trend of the previous years’ UPSC Prelims Cut off.

UPSC Prelims Cut-Off [Previous Years 2017 to 2022]
Year Cut Off  (Previous Years)
2022 88.22
2021 87.54
2020 92.51
2019 98
2018 98
2017 105.34

Factors Affecting UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2023

There can be a slight change in the UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2023 marks for different category candidates. Several factors affecting the UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2023 are given below.

  • Number of candidates appearing for the UPSC Prelims exam
  • The difficulty level of the question paper
  • Number of UPSC vacancies
  • Section-wise marks scored by aspirants
  • Past years cut off trends.

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UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023- FAQs

Q1. Will UPSC Prelims Cut Off include CSAT Marks too?

Ans. No, CSAT paper is qualifying and marks will not be included in preparing the merit list, therefore UPSC Prelims Cut Off marks will be out of 200.

Q2. What is UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023?

Ans. Based on the difficulty level and previous years' trends, the UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2023 has been tabulated in the article.

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