Preliminary examination cut-off has been given below since 2015. (before that pattern is different and irrelevant to the present).

Year OC OBC SC ST PH1 PH2 PH3
2016 116 110.66 99.34 96 75.34 72.66 40
2017 105.34 102.66 88.66 88.66 85.34 61.34 40
2018 98 96.66 84 83.34 73.34 53.34 40

The marks indicated above are out of 200

MAIN EXAMINATION CUT-OFF SINCE 2013

Year OC OBC SC ST PH1 PH2 PH3
2016 787 745 739 730 713 740 545
2017 809 770 756 749 734 745 578
2018 774 732 719 719 711 696 520

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.

Final cut – off 

Year OC OBC SC ST PH1 PH2 PH3
2016 988 951 937 920 927 951 817
2017 1006 968 944 939 923 948 830
2018 982 938 912 912 899 908 754