UPSC IAS Pre 2016 Cutoff Marks SC ST OBC GEN – CSAT Prelims Merit List & Marks

By | August 12, 2016

UPSC IAS Pre 2016 Cutoff Marks SC ST OBC GEN

UPSC has conducted an examination for selecting candidates with the extreme and ability to power over the post of District Magistrate the examination was conducted and a large no. of candidates have emerged with a bright hope and strong will to qualify the test and become the government servant,but the question arises what is the cut off gonna be when it comes to UPSC IAS exam so the UPSC uses the term minimum qualifying marks rather than cut off this minimum qualifying marks that the candidates have to score in order to become eligible for the proceeding selection criteria such as main exam followed by interview.The minimum qualifying marks technically speaking will be the mark of the last candidate (in the descending order of marks) who made it to the list, be it Mains list, Interview list or Final Rank list.With the latest research and our understandings we can say that the merit list of UPSC IAS exam depends on the no. of vacancies each year.Suppose there are 313 vacancies under OBC category this year, the mark of the last rank candidate in OBC category becomes the cut-off marks under OBC category. Hope my point is clear to you now it is a chain of proceeding years.

UPSC IAS Pre 2016 Cutoff Marks

The merit list or the Minimum qualifying marks will only depends upon the vacancies that prevails in particular category or community.As separate rank lists have been prepared by UPSC under all categories such as General Category, OBC, SC, ST etc and you have to make sure that you rank well within the number of vacancies listed in each category to be in the final rank list.

The focus point to be noted that there were no seats reserved for the general category candidates that means candidate from any category even other than general can fill the seat as there is no reservation for general category candidates but the seats that has been allotted to other reserved casts such as CS,ST or OBC no general category candidate can fill up these seats.

UPSC CSAT IAS 2016 Question paper 

Name of examination General OBC SC ST PH 1 PH 2 PH 3
CS Prelims 2015 107.34 106 94 91.34 90.66 76.66 40
CS Mains 2015 676 630 622 617 580 627 504
CS Final 2015 877 834 810 801 802 830 697
CS Prelims 2014 205 204 182 174 167 113 115
CS Mains 2014 678 631 631 619 609 575 449
CS Final 2014 889 844 830 811 816 778 713
CS Mains 2013 564 534 518 510 510 502 410
CS Final 2013 775 742 719 707 725 718 613
CS Mains 2012 700 682 660 659 614 646 530
CS Finals 2012 936 911 870 864 858 942 802

Now i hope you understood all the criteria that will decide your expected merit best of luck with that and thanks for visiting us.

 See here :- IAS 2016 General Cutoff PDF

Go here :- IAS 2016 Expected Cutoff marks

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