UPSC has announced the cut off marks of all categories (General, OBC, SC, ST, PH -1 / 2/ 3), for each levels – Preliminary, Mains and Total (Final score).
There is sectional cut off:
In Prelims, candidates must score a minimum 30 in Paper 1 and 70 in Paper 2.
In Mains, candidates must score a minimum of 10% in each of the seven competitive papers i.e. Essay, all four general studies papers and two optional papers.