UPSC Prelims 2021 Expected Cut Off Out for CSE Exam

UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2021: As Union Public Service Commission has conducted the Civil Service Preliminary Examination on 10th October 2021 for UPSC CSE 2021. Now the candidates who have appeared in the exam & their parents are eager to know whether they have been shortlisted for the next round of selection process, i.e. UPSC Mains Exam. To get selected for the mains exam, the candidates have to score more than the UPSC Prelims 2021 Cut Off marks which will be declared by the Commission on its official website along with the result announcement. 

UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2021 

UPSC Prelims Cut Off Marks will be released officially tentatively in November 2021 along with the release of UPSC Prelims 2021 Result. The UPSC Cut Off for Prelims Exam will only include marks for General Studies-I as the CSAT paper is only qualifying in nature. However, the candidates need to score at least 33% marks in CSAT Paper to be eligible for the mains exam which has been scheduled for 07th January 2022. 

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UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off 2021 

As per the difficulty level of today's exam, our experts have provided the expected cut off marks for UPSC 2021 Prelims Exam held on 10th October 2021. The UPSC prelims paper expected cut off can be between 90-93 for General Category as the paper was of moderate to difficult level. Check the category-wise UPSC Prelims 2021 Cut Off Marks as per the trend of the previous year & difficulty level of the exam. 

UPSC Prelims 2021 Cut Off (Expected)
CategoryUPSC Cut Off (Expected)
General90-93
EWS76-79
OBC88-91
SC73-77
ST67-71
PwBD-169-71
PwBD-262-65
PwBD-339-41
PwBD-438-40

UPSC Previous Year Cut-Off

To know the trend of difficulty level followed by Union Public Service Commission in terms Prelims, Mains & Interview Round knowing the UPSC CSE Previous Year Cut Off Marks could be beneficial. In the below section, we have discussed the previous year cut off marks for UPSC Prelims, Mains & Final Round. Check year-wise UPSC Previous Year Cut Off for UPSC Prelims, Mains & Final Round for your reference. 

UPSC Cut Off 2020

The minimum qualifying standards/marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages of UPSC Civil Service 2020 has been tabulated below-

UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2020 

UPSC Prelims 2020 Cut Off
CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General92.51
EWS77.55
OBC89.12
SC74.84
ST68.71
PwBD-170.06
PwBD-263.94
PwBD-340.82
PwBD-442.86

UPSC Mains Cut-Off 2020 

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General736
EWS687
OBC698
SC680
ST682
PwBD-1648
PwBD-2699
PwBD-3425
PwBD-4300

UPSC Final Cut Off 2020

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General944
EWS894
OBC907
SC875
ST876
PwBD-1867
PwBD-2910
PwBD-3675
PwBD-4465

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UPSC Cut Off 2019 

The minimum qualifying standards/marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages of UPSC Civil Service 2019 has been tabulated below-

UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2019 

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General98
EWS90
OBC95.34
SC82
ST77.34
PwBD-153.34
PwBD-244.66
PwBD-354.66
PwBD-461.34

UPSC Mains Cut Off 2019 

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General751
EWS696
OBC718
SC706
ST699
PwBD-1663
PwBD-2698
PwBD-3374
PwBD-4561

UPSC Final Cut Off 2019 

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General961
EWS909
OBC925
SC898
ST893
PwBD-1861
PwBD-2890
PwBD-3653
PwBD-4708

UPSC Cut Off 2018 

The minimum qualifying standards/marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages of UPSC Civil Service 2018 has been tabulated below-

UPSC Prelims Cut Off 2018

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General98
OBC96.66
SC84
ST83.34
PwBD – 173.34
PwBD – 253.34
PwBD – 340
PwBD – 545.34

UPSC Mains Cut Off  2018

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General774
OBC732
SC719
ST719
PwBD – 1711
PwBD – 2696
PwBD – 3520
PwBD – 5460

UPSC Final Cut Off 2018 

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General982
OBC938
SC912
ST912
PwBD – 1899
PwBD – 2908
PwBD – 3754
PwBD – 5718

UPSC Cut Off 2017

The minimum qualifying standards/marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages of UPSC Civil Service 2017 has been tabulated below-

UPSC Prelims 2017 Cut Off

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General105.34
OBC102.66
SC88.66
ST88.66
PH-1 85.34
PH-261.34
PH-340

UPSC Mains 2017 Cut Off

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General809
OBC770
SC756
ST749
PH-1 734
PH-2745
PH-3570

UPSC Final Cut Off 2017

CategoryUPSC Cut Off
General1006
OBC968
SC944
ST939
PH-1 923
PH-2948
PH-3830

UPSC Cut Off: FAQs

Q. What is UPSC Prelims 2021 Expected Cut Off?

Ans. UPSC Prelims 2021 Expected Cut Off has been elaborated in the article.

Q. Will UPSC release Cut Off Marks for Prelims & Mains separately?

Ans. Yes, the UPSC will be releasing cut off marks for each stage.