• 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.