UPSC Civil Services Prelims Expected Cutoff 2021 Paper 1 CSAT Results & Merit list

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Cutoff 2021 – UPSC has successfully conducted the exam of Civil Services preliminary on the date of 10 October 2021 shift wise in various exams centers all over India. The exam consists of Two paper i.e. GS Paper 1 & Paper II GS CSAT. Now, the unofficial answer keys are online available by many of the coaching centers. The link of the unofficial answer keys for UPSC civil services prelims is given below. Candidates can see the answer key and see their marks after calculating it. The official answer key of UPSC CSAT shall be soon released on the official site. All those scoring the minimum cutoff marks will be eligible to move on to the next round i.e. mains exam. Check the UPSC Civil Services Prelims expected cutoff 2021 from the following article.

Check – UPSC Civil Services Prelims Question Paper 2021

Note: UPSC has released the Civil Services Prelims 2021 result online. See the roll number wise candidates list who are qualified. Check the link at last of this page.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Expected Cutoff 2021

According to various analyst and students after the exam, the paper was somewhat moderately difficult than the previous years examination. There are many students who says that the paper was tough than the 2020 year. For paper 1 you can see the cutoff marks from the previous year below given. The Cutoff marks will be depend on some important factors like No. of total vacancies, Total number of students appeared for the examination, Last year cutoff marks, and mainly the difficulty level of paper. Exam was done in 77 cities across India. Approx. 10 lakh of aspirants have appeared for the prelims civil services examination. The UPSC Civil Services prelims cutoff marks shall be released by the board with result for paper 1. Paper 2 CSAT is of qualifying nature where the candidates must have to score at least 33% marks in order to qualify it.

Must see: UPSC Civil Services Prelims GS Paper 1 Answer key 2021

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cutoff Marks 2021

Note: This is not the official cutoff marks. The official may be vary from this one. So, please have patience and wait for the official answer key and cutoff. 

Category Expected cutoff
General 90-95
EWS 76-78
OBC 85-89
SC 75-80
ST 70-80

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Cutoff Previous Years


Category UPSC Prelims 2020 Cutoff
General 92.51
EWS 77.55
OBC 89.12
SC 74.84
ST 68.71
PwBD-1 70.06
PwBD-2 63.94
PwBD-3 40.82
PwBD-5 42.86


Category UPSC Civil Services Prelims Cutoff
General 98
EWS 90
OBC 95.34
SC 82
ST 77.34
PwBD-1 53.34
PwBD-2 44.66
PwBD-3 40.66
PwBD-4 61.34


Category UPSC Prelims Cutoff (out of 200)
General 98
OBC 96.66
SC 84
ST 83.34
PwBD – 1 73.34
PwBD – 2 53.34
PwBD – 3 40
PwBD – 5 45.34

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Cutoff 2021 Paper 1

Name of the board – UPSC

Exam Name – Civil Services 2021 Preliminary

Exam Date – 10 Oct 2021

Total Vacancies – 712

Category – Cutoff/Results

Official site –

Results status – Soon Available

How to Check UPSC Civil Services prelims Results 2021

  • Go to the site of UPSC i.e. above given.
  • On the right hand side see the section “What’s new”.
  • Click on view all to see the section.
  • Now, you will see the link “UPSC Civil Services Prelims Results 2021”.
  • Click the link & you will see the candidates roll number or name those who are qualified for the mains exam.
  • Check your roll number there.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Results 2021 – See Here (Released)