[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
Exam General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-2 PH-3
CS(Prel.) 2015 107.34 106.00 94.00 91.34 90.66 76.66 40.00
CS(Main) 2015# 676 630 622 617 580 627 504
CS(Final) 2015 877 834 810 801 802 830 697

# 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. i easily scored 133-35 in paper-1 thanks to economy and geography lessons from mrunal.org, however, i found myself on periphery as far as paper-2 is concerned….i guess i manage to score only net 29-31 questions out of 80….and a little bad luck could have possibly ruined my prospects….this is to add that i am a branch manager of a nationalised bank and i got in merit list of at least 4-5 bank PO entrance in 2009-2010 nevertheless,entirely neglecting paper 2 is not advisable …the same is true for indian language in mains

  2. Self confidence

  3. thnxs mrunal sir…..115(general)….INNN…..but my optional is not prepared.

  4. When will RAS17 notification be made public and where can we find is ?

  5. Any Source for Current Affair in English for PCS Exams….

  6. UPSC mains economics book for the examination which is suitable for Hindi medium candidate , please let me know Sir .

  7. Yes I want to join test series

  8. Mrunal sir please tell me APFC -17 jiska exam 26 February 2017 ko hai ka application form kab aayega.

  9. 130 out general category

  10. anyone with pub ad optionals preparing for 2017
    can please tell which book is best to prepare 2nd ARC reports.

  11. Amrita, what is your optional subject? Is it philosophy or any other?

    1. bhai sociology hai optional

  12. Respected sir…
    apki har ek video/lecture,,,mind blowing la jawab hai…khaskar pratik nayak sir…

    polity ke liye ek vi video nahi hai…sir please reply

  13. Yeh kaun si APFC exam ki baat kar rahe hai aap…aur apne kaha pada ki exam date 26 Feb hai….UPSC ki APFC exam 10 Jan 2016 ko huei thi…..uske baad se koi vi notification ya 2017 ki exam date nahi aayi hai

    1. sorry for my mistake…
      UPSC ke examination calendar me APFC ki date mentioned hai . that is 26 February 2016.

      once again sorry

  14. Sir….loving this upgradation in ur website….d day i will b selected…i wll surely donate my first salary for ur mrunal foundation….thnxs for evrythng…

  15. Mrunal Sir kuch naya dalie

  16. Dear Mrunal sir,

    I am selected in pre and would be writing mains exam this year. I want to know regarding center for mains examination.
    As far as i can recall, we have specified mains examination center while filling form for pre.
    Can we change the exam center while filling the form(DAF) for mains?

    1. Tarun …mukarak ho pre mein selection hetu …haan tu sahi h …mains centre bhara ja chukka h and ab nhi badla ja sakta …..jai hind

      1. Thank you Amrit.

        1. Tarun kynki tumhara pre nikal chukka h …acha rahega yadi tum sabke sath apne pre ki prepraton stratigie shaer karo

  17. Mrunal sir we weiting for you ….students needs your help

  18. 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…

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

  20. Hi all.. m lukin forward for help in geography optional(mains 2016). Plz do let me know. Email: rguru06@gmail.com

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

  22. Hello ,

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


  23. suggest me for good online sources for current affairs

  24. 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.

  25. I am going to follow you mrunal.org in 2018 cse with 100% dedication 😁😁
    Final year exams right now

  26. 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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