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UPPSC Final Cut Off 2023 Released, Check PCS Cut off Marks

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has released the UPPSC PCS Final Cut off on its official website uppsc.up.nic.in on 16 April 2024 for exam cycle of 2023. Candidates can check the UPPSC prelims cut-off 2023 on the official website, Candidates can also check the off in this article from the provided link.

UPPSC Prelims Cut Off 2023

The UPPSC PCS Cut-off is the minimum number of points that applicants must achieve to be selected for the next round. Candidates who appeared for the UPPSC Prelims 2023 which was conducted on 14th May 2023 by UPPSC can check the UPPSC Prelims final Cut Off 2023 in the table below:

UPPSC Prelims Official Cut Off 2023
Category of Candidates UPPSC Prelims Cut Off Marks
Unreserved 125
OBC 128
SC 112
ST 109
PwD 99
Female Candidates 124

UPPSC Prelims Official Cut Off 2023 PDF

How To Check UPPSC PCS Final Cut-Off Marks?

Candidates can check the UPPSC cut-off marks by visiting the official website or by following the steps outlined below.

  • Step 1: Go to UPPSC’s official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘UPPSC PCS Cut off’ link that appears on your screen.
  • Step 3: A new window will open with the UPPSC PCS cut-off marks 2023 PDF file.
  • Step 4: You can now check the UPPSC PCS 2023 cut-off for each category and post.
  • Step 5: Remember to save the PDF file of the UPPSC PCS cut-off 2023 for future reference.

UPPSC PCS Mains Cut Off 2023

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will make the official announcements regarding UPPSC PCS Mains Cut-Off marks after it successfully conducts the exam. Candidates can also check category-wise Previous Year’s UPPSC Cut Off Marks to get an idea of the UPPSC Mains Cut Off 2023.

UPPSC Cut Off Marks 2023

Only General Studies I is used to determine the UPPSC Prelims Cut-Off scores. The General Studies II or CSAT exam is purely qualifying in nature and does not count towards merit ranking. To qualify for the main exams, applicants must pass the GS II paper with a minimum score of 33%.The UPPSC Cut Off Marks represent the scores of the last applicant chosen depending on the availability of positions in a given category. Only after the final PCS Exam results for that particular year are announced does the UPPSC publish the UPPSC Cut-off marks for both the Preliminary and Main exams. The PCS cut-off marks are determined by the UPPSC based on the following factors.

  • The number of vacancies for which the exam is being held.
  • The exam was taken by a total of applicants.
  • The exam’s level of difficulty.

The normalisation process ensures that the exam is uniform. Candidates must obtain UPPSC qualifying marks in order to qualify for the examination. Candidates who receive less than the prescribed minimum score will be disqualified. The minimum qualifying marks for UPPSC are as follows:

UPPSC Qualifying Marks
Category PCS Prelims Qualifying Marks PCS Mains Qualifying Marks
SC/ST 35% 35%
Other Categories 40% 40%

The commission specifies the criteria for resolving tie cases, and if there are any cases of a tie, i.e. when two or more candidates have received the same number of marks, the necessary action will be taken by the concerned authorities.

UPPSC PCS Prelims Cut-off 2023

On June 12th, the UPPSC held the PCS Prelims. Candidates who took the examination can see the UPPSC PCS cut-off for Prelims Exam 2023 for all categories of candidates below. The cut-off marks are determined by the difficulty level of GS Papers 1 and 2 (CSAT). The UPPSC  cut-off marks for the PCS 2023 preliminary exam are listed below. Keep in mind that the actual cutoff may differ from the one listed below:

UPPSC PCS Cut Off 2023
Categories UPPCS Cut-Off (Out of 200 Marks)
General 110 -120
EWS 105 -115
OBC 95 -105
SC 85 -95
ST 80 -90

UPPSC PCS Previous Years Cut Off Marks

The previous year’s UPPSC cut-off marks are given for candidates to understand the trend followed over the years.

UPPSC Prelims Cut Off 2021

Category  UPPSC 2021 Cutoff Marks
General 115-120
OBC 113-118
SC 96-100
ST 85-100
PwD 92-107
Females 112-117

UPPSC Cut Off 2020

PCS Prelims Cut Off 2020
Categories Marks of Last Selected Candidate (Out of 200) Number of Selected Candidates
Unreserved 110 1545
SC 95 701
ST 77 52
OBC 110 1015
EWS 112 362
Dependant of Freedom Fighter 106 30
Female 104 653
Ex-Serviceman 100 39
Differently Abled Persons of Uttar Pradesh
OA 96 13
PB 81 27
PD 86 13
OA/OL/PB/PD/BA 108 13
OA/OL/PB/PD 109 13

UPPSC Cut-Off 2019

PCS Prelims Cut Off – 2019
Category UPPCS Previous Year Cut Off
Unreserved Category 117
SC 99
ST 77
OBC 116
EWS 117

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UPPSC PCS Cut Off 2023 FAQs

What is the cutoff marks for UPPCS?

The UPPSC PCS Cutoff 2023 is: 125 for General Category

Is UPPSC Prelims Paper 2 qualifying?

In case of (Upper) the 'Cut-off' is decided on the basis of General Studies (Paper I) (as Paper II is CSAT qualifying only).

How many marks are there in UPPSC PCS prelims?

As per the UP PCS exam pattern, there will be two General Studies papers in the Prelims carrying 200 marks each.

What is the passing marks for prelims paper 2?

Candidates need to score at least 33% or at least 66 marks to qualify for this paper.


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