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Check UPSC Combined Civil Services Exam Result 2021. UPSC Prelims Result for IAS (CSE 2021) Exam Result Expected Date. Check UPSC Prelims Expected Cut Off Score.

Well, the preliminary Examination for the Civil Services 2021 has been concluded on 10 October 2021 at the examination centres in 71 cities in the Country. More than 5 Lakh candidates are reported to participate in the preliminary examination conducted by the UPSC. Know as the toughest exam in the country, UPSC Prelims lived up to the expectations and aspirants were seen gasping after the examination as UPSC asked some unexpected questions too. By the way that’s a different thing to discuss on.

This article is concerned with the UPSC Prelims Result 2021 Information and a discussion on the Expected Cut Off Score for UPSC 2021 Preliminary Examination.

The UPSC Preliminary examination is conducted in two shifts as the candidates had to appear for two different papers. Paper 1 is named as general studies while paper 2 is named as Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT). The commission conducted GS Paper 1 in the morning session while paper 2 in the evening session.

As the examination has been concluded at all examination centres at once, aspirants are keen to know the expected date for the Announcement of UPSC IAS Preliminary Result 2021.

Results of the Preliminary Examination will be announced after completing a few steps which need involvement from the candidates directly. We will be reading them in detail further in this article.

UPSC Combined Civil Services Preliminary Exam Details

upsc prelims

Name of the exam UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021
Date of the Exam 10 October 2021
Shifts 2 Sessions
Name of the Papers
  • General Studies
  • CSAT
Mode of Exam Offline OMR Based
Article Category Sarkari Results
UPSC IAS Prelims Result Status to be released
Official Website upsc.gov.in

Preliminary Examination for the Civil Services was supposed to be conducted on 27 June 2021. But that time India was reeling under the second wave of the Covid19. Keeping in view the situation, the commission decided to defer the examination to the 10th of October. The aspirants got more time to get prepared in the meantime.

Talking about the papers, aspirants looked more focused on both of the papers. If I talk about the preliminary examination, Paper 2 which is also known as an aptitude test for civil services (CSAT) is generally a qualifying examination. The candidates scoring the qualifying marks in the CSAT Paper will get their General Studies Paper checked which will be considered for the qualification of the Mains.

Candidates who are declared qualified in the preliminary examination will participate in the UPSC Mains exam which is scheduled to be conducted later this year.

A few Highlights of the UPSC Preliminary Examination are as follows:
  • The examination is conducted in an offline mode based on OMR Sheets.
  • Paper 1 of GS carried 100 Questions based on MCQ Pattern.
  • Each correct answer will be awarded 2 marks on paper 1.
  • Paper 2 of CSAT carried 80 Questions based on MCQ Pattern.
  • Each correct answer will be awarded 2.5 marks on paper 2.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for each incorrect answer.

UPSC IAS Preliminary Exam Result Status and Process

The Results of the preliminary exam will be released once the Commission is done with the answer key process. Before announcing the results, the commission will release the provisional answer key and invite candidates to submit the objections. The candidates participate in the objection representation and help the commission identifying the incorrect answers the answer key might be carrying.

Once the process is completed, the commission prepares the final answer key based on revised answers. The answer sheets of the candidates are then evaluated according to the final answer key.

UPSC IAS Prelims Result 2021 is expected to be announced by the end of November 2021. The results might get released earlier too as the commission is expected to conduct the main examination in December or January.

UPSC Prelims Cut Off Score 2021 (Expected)

The UPSC Prelims Cut Off Score for 2021 might go higher than the previous year because of the competition. Talking about the Prelims Expected cut off score for the general category, it might touch 100 marks or may go past 100 as well. We are writing our expected cut-off score for the UPSC Prelims 2021 category wise.

Categories UPSC (CSE) Prelims Cut off  2021( Expected)
General 100
EWS 92
OBC 97
SC 85
ST 81

We have not added a cut-off for PWD candidates as the cut off is expected to remain lower in all four categories except category 1 where the cut-off will be 70+.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021 Exam Result Links

To check UPSC IAS Preliminary Examination, the links to the official websites have been added below. A proper guide has also been added for our readers so they can check the results easily upon announcement.

  1. First of all, open the official website upsc.gov.in.
  2. Then on the homepage, click “What’s New”.
  3. You will be redirected to a new notifications page.
  4. There you can see a Title: “Preliminary Result” Combined Civil Services.
  5. Click the same link and download the pdf of UPSC Prelims Result.
  6. Check your roll number for the status of the Qualification for the mains.

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