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UPSC Civil Services Cut-Off 2022

Updated By Deepansh Sharma on 03 Jun, 2022 13:13

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UPSC Civil Services Cut off 2022

UPSC Civil services 2022 Cut off will be released by the examination organising authority i.e., Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), after the declaration of the UPSC Civil services final result. The cut-off implies the minimum marks that a candidate must secure so as to qualify the exam and become eligible for the next round. The UPSC will release the Civil services 2022 cut-off marks for all three stages under its selection process.

Those who qualify the prelims cut-off are selected to appear in the mains examination. Those who qualify the mains cut-off are called for the interview phase of the examination. Finally, the applicants who qualify the cut-off marks in the interview phase are appointed for various civil services posts across the country, on the basis of their ranking.

The final cut-off marks is a combination of Prelims, Mains and Personal Interview individual cut-off . The cut-off marks for prelims and mains will be declared separately on the official website of UPSC. This cut-off score decides whether a candidate will move further in the selection process or get eliminated from the selection process.

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cut off 2022

The UPSC CSE 2022 expected cutoff details have been provided below - 

Category

Prelims

Mains

Final

General

95 - 110

665 – 679

850 – 889

OBC

90 - 100

602 – 631

810 – 845

SC

85 - 95

615 – 633

815 – 835

ST

80 - 90

610 – 620

800 – 815

PH‐1

75 - 90

550 – 615

800 – 820

PH 2

50 - 65

550 – 630

780 – 835

PH‐3

40 - 50

450 – 515

690 – 726

Note: The above-mentioned UPSC Civil Services cut-off is based on the previous years' cut-off data. These are just an estimated cut-off and these may vary as per the difficulty level of the exams and such other factors.

Previous Years' UPSC Civil Services Cut-offs

UPSC CSE 2021 Cutoff Scores

The category-wise cutoff scores of the UPSC CSE 2021 preliminary examination has been provided in the following table -

EXAM

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

PwBD 1

PwBD 2

PwBD 3

PwBD 4

CSE Premils

87.54

80.14

84.85

75.41

70.71

68.02

67.33

43.09

45.80

CSE Mains

745

713

707

700

700

668

712

388

560

CSE Final cut-off

953

916

910

886

883

892

932

689

701

UPSC CSE 2020 Cutoff Scores

The category-wise cutoff scores of the UPSC CSE 2020 preliminary examination has been provided in the following table -

EXAM

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

PwBD 1

PwBD 2

PwBD 3

PwBD 4

CSE Premils

92.51

77.55

89.12

74.84

68.71

70.06

63.94

40.82

42.80

CSE Mains

736

687

698

680

682

648

699

425

300

CSE Final cut-off

944

894

907

875

876

867

910

675

465

UPSC Civil Services Final Cut-off out of 2025 marks

The CSE Final cut-off for previous years have been provided in the table given below:

Category

 2019

 2018

2017

 2016

2015

UR

961982

1006

988

877

EWS

909

OBC

925938

968

951

834

SC

898912

939

937

801

ST

893912

944

920

810

PH 1

899

923

927

802

PH 2

908

948

951

830

PH 3

754

830

817

697

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cut off 2022 Dates

All the important UPSC CSE 2022 cutoff dates are available below - 

UPSC Civil Services 2022 Events

Dates

UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2022 Result

July 2022

UPSC Civil Services  Prelims 2022 Cut-off

Post-Result Declaration    

UPSC Civil Services Mains 2022 Result

November 2022
UPSC Civil Services Mains 2022 Cut-off

Post-Result Declaration    

UPSC Civil Services Final 2022 Result

February 2023

UPSC Civil Services Final 2022 Cut-off

Post--Result Declaration    

How to Check UPSC Civil Services Cut off 2022?

Here are some simple steps to check UPSC Civil Services cut-off 2022:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC i.e. www.upsc.gov.in

  • On the homepage of UPSC, click on the tab 'Examination'.

  • Then, select the 'Cut-off' tab from the drop-down list.

  • A new page will appear in which cut-off marks for various years will be displayed on the screen.

  • Click on the link for which you want to see the cut-off marks.

  • The next page will display the cut-off marks for various categories.

  • You can check and compare your marks with that of the cut-off.

  • You may also take a printout of the cut-off marks for future reference.

Factors that Determine UPSC Civil Services Cut off 2022

Varied factors that are used to determine the cut-off for UPSC Civil Services 2022 are listed below:

  • Number of test-takers 

  • The difficulty level of the examination

  • Total number of posts available

  • Section-wise marks attained by candidates

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FAQs about UPSC Civil Services Cut Off

How is the prelims cut off calculated?

Usually, the UPSC invites applications 12-13 times the number of available vacancies and the cutoff is accordingly determined. Moreover, candidates have to score a minimum of 33% in the CSAT paper as per the new format.

What rank should one get to get into IAS?

To be sure of qualifying the IAS, a candidate must achieve a rank within the top 100.

What is the cutoff for Clearing UPSC Prelims?

The UPSC (IAS) Prelims cutoff for 2022 will be declared after the exam is conducted. The cutoff marks vary every year depending on various criteria. The last year cutoff marks for IAS prelims was 95-105 out of 200.

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

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

When is UPSC Cut Off 2022 released?

UPSC Cut Off 2022 is released along with final result.

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