The UPSC Civil Services prelims cut-off for this year has been the lowest since 2011. As per experts, one of the reasons being the nature of the prelims exam. This year, the prelims exam was rated one of the toughest as compared to previous years. Diverse topics like agriculture, environment and technology were asked in the examination.
Here’s a comparative analysis of the UPSC Civil Service cut-offs of the past five years for the general category.
Before 2015, both CSAT and GS results were accounted for the prelims merit. In 2015, only GS marks were considered for merit and CSAT was considered for the qualifying exam.