Cut Off Marks of Civil Service Examination (CSE) 2019

Civil Services Examination, 2019 – Minimum Qualifying Marks*

In the Civil Services Examination 2019, the minimum qualifying standards/marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages are as under:-

CS (Prelim)** 

  • General – 98.00
  • EWS – 90.00
  • OBC – 95.34
  • SC – 82.00
  • ST – 77.34
  • PwBD 1 – 53.34
  • PwBD 2 – 44.66
  • PwBD 3 – 40.66
  • PwBD 5 – 61.34

Note : **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, 2019.

CS (Main)*

  • General – 751
  • EWS – 696
  • OBC – 718
  • SC – 706
  • ST – 699
  • PwBD 1 – 663
  • PwBD 2 – 698
  • PwBD 3 – 374
  • PwBD 5 – 561

Note : *Cut-off marks are subject to changes, as may be necessitated by the orders that may be passed by the Hon’ble Courts in matters pending before them. Category-wise recommendations details shall also be uploaded after conclusion of pending court cases.

CS (Final)

  • General – 961
  • EWS – 909
  • OBC – 925
  • SC – 898
  • ST – 893
  • PwBD 1 – 861
  • PwBD 2 – 890
  • PwBD 3 – 653
  • PwBD 5 – 708

Cut Off Marks of UPSC CSE Result 2018 :

CS (Prilim)

  • General – 98.00
  • OBC – 96.66
  • SC –  84.00
  • ST – 83.34
  • PwBD‐1 – 73.34
  • PwBD‐2 – 53.34
  • PwBD‐3 – 40.00
  • PwBD‐5 – 45.34

CS (Main)

  • General – 774
  • OBC – 732
  • SC –  719
  • ST – 719
  • PwBD‐1 – 711
  • PwBD‐2 – 696
  • PwBD‐3 – 520
  • PwBD‐5 – 460

CS (Final)

  • General – 982
  • OBC – 938
  • SC –  912
  • ST – 912
  • PwBD‐1 – 899
  • PwBD‐2 – 908
  • PwBD‐3 – 754
  • PwBD‐5 – 718

# 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. 

2. Wherever two or more candidates have secured equal aggregate marks in CSE Exam, 2019, the tie(s) have been resolved in accordance with the principles approved by the Commission, viz.

  • (i) Candidate securing more marks in the Compulsory Papers and the Personality Test put together is to be ranked higher;
  • (ii) In case where the marks mentioned at (i) above are equal, the candidate senior in age is to be ranked higher; and
  • (iii) In case where the (i) and (ii) above are same, then the candidate getting more marks in the compulsory papers is to be ranked higher.