[UPSC-2016] Prelims/CSAT Result declared within 40 days! ~15,500 qualified for Mains against 1079 final vacancies, DAF from 7th Oct, Mains from 3rd Dec

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  • On 7th August 2016, UPSC had conducted preliminary exam for civil services aka CSAT.
  • 16th September 2016, they’ve declared result= within 40 days. Seems a new record for UPSC!
  • Total ~15,500 candidates qualified for Mains-2016 against 1,079 final vacancies. (15,445 to be precise.)
  • To check your result:
    1. Official UPSC: Civil  services Result Link | Forest Service Result Link
    2. Alternate Filserver Link (if UPSC website unresponsive, I’ve uploaded same files here)
  • Those who cleared prelims, need to fillup a new form online before mains. It’s called “Detailed Application form” (DAF).
  • DAF will be available from 7th October to 20th October 6PM.
  • Civil Service Mains to start from 3rd December 2016.
  • Those who qualified – congratulations.
  • Those who did not qualify- this is not the end of the world: Look at the right hand green box for the upcoming exams and for next year prelims, rectify for the lacunas in your strategy.

Cutoff marks not declared, YET

Unlike RAS prelims, UPSC has not revealed cutoffs marks of Prelim-2016 immediately after declaration of result.
Anyways, here are the cut-off marks in last prelims 2015:

Civil services 2015 Examination
CS(Prel.) 2015107.34106.0094.0091.3490.6676.6640.00
CS(Main) 2015#676630622617580627504
CS(Final) 2015877834810801802830697

# 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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294 Comments on “[UPSC-2016] Prelims/CSAT Result declared within 40 days! ~15,500 qualified for Mains against 1079 final vacancies, DAF from 7th Oct, Mains from 3rd Dec”

  1. Bhai log kisi ka CAPF (ACs) 2016 ka Physical Standard Test ka Admit card aaya kya 3rd october tak aana tha abhi tak nahi aaya…
    Please inform if any one got that…

  2. Sir , I had attempt CSAT prelims 1st time, whether UPSC declares marks of aspirants not getting shortlisted?

  3. Hi all.. m lukin forward for help in geography optional(mains 2016). Plz do let me know. Email: [email protected]

  4. i have scanned docs in 200dpi grayscale jpg then converted into single pdf ….do i have to check the dpi for pdf now ?

  5. Hello ,

    Can someone please let me know the ‘Topic wise weightage’ asked for the Prelims – UPSC 2016 paper for Paper-1.


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  7. to all experience people, I have started doing job in chemical industry recently, I want to appear in prelims 2017, but not getting enough time to prepare. I m dedicated to given my full time to prelims prep, since serious about clearing it, is this the right time and right decision to quit job and strt preparing for it??? plse guide.

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  9. preparation Kese Start karu kuch samaj ni a raha he ??

    1. I am doing PH.D in chemistry subject with qualified the exams (NET-JRF,SET,GATE ) etc. I am in open category in (PH) Handicapped.I will try to clear the civil service exams. can I take optional subject chemistry or how much syllabus cover by taking with optional subject. please guide with perfectly.

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