Civil Services Examination, 2016 – Minimum Qualifying Marks


Ajit Kumar AJIT KUMARWISDOM IAS, New Delhi.

 In the Civil Services Examination 2016, the minimum qualifying standards/marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages are as under:-

Exam                General            OBC                 SC               ST                 PH-1            PH-2            PH-3
CS (Prelim)*      116.00           110.66          99.34         96.00             75.34            72.66             40.00
CS(Main)#          787                745                 739            730                 713              740                545
CS(Final)            988                 951                  937           920                 927              951                817

*Cut off marks on the basis of GS Paper-I only. However, GS Paper-II was qualifying with 33% (66.66 marks) (Rule-15 of Civil Services Examination, 2016)
# 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.



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