IES Cut Off 2018 for Prelims, Mains and Final Examination

Last Updated - March 10 2018

 

UPSC declares IES Cut Off each year to shortlist engineers for appointment to different posts in Indian Engineering Services. IES is organized in 3 stages, the cut-offs for each stage is announced separately.

 After the declaration of IES Results, the organizing body announces a merit list online. The list consists names of all the qualified aspirants applicable to appear for next round. For each stage, a separate cut-off in PDF pattern is announced by UPSC.

The engineering examination is organized into 3 Stages namely Stage 1 (IES Preliminary Exam); Stage 2 (IES Mains Exam) and Stage 3 (Individuality Test). The cut off for this year is expected to be higher this year. Listed below are facts concerned with IES Cut Off:

  • IES Cut Offs are announced as per aspirant’s category and stream-wise. 
  • Aspirants qualifying Prelims Cut Off can then appear for IES Mains, scheduled for July 01, 2018. Check IES Exam Format for Mains 
  • The scores in Prelims, Mains, and Individuality Test will determine the final order of Merit for an appointment.
  • The organizing body will announce the results of IES in February 2018 (Prelims). The cut off will be declared in the last week of February 2018.
Note: Cut Offs are classified into the following categories-
Stage 1 – Cut off marks out of 500 – comprise only objective paper marks
Stage 2 – Cut off marks out of 1000 – comprise objective paper and also conventional paper marks
Stage 3 – Cut off marks out of 1300 – comprise objective paper, conventional paper and individuality paper marks

Official Cut Offs for UPSC IES Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test

IES Cut Off YearLink
IES Cut Off 2015Click Here
IES Cut Off 2014Click Here
IES Cut Off 2013Click Here

Expected Cut Off for IES 2018

UPSC will announce the cut off for engineering services examination soon after the declaration of results of all the 3 Stages.

  • IES Prelims 2018 is scheduled for January 07, 2018. The results for the same will be announced in the last week of February 2018.
  • To reach the cutoffs for each stage, aspirants have to visit the official website of UPSC i.e. www.upsc.gov.in
  • IES Mains 2018 is scheduled for July 01, 2018. And UPSC will announce the result for the same in the first week of August 2018.
UPSC will announce IES Cut Off 2018 shortly. Stay Tuned!

IES 2017 (Announced): Cut Off for Prelims, Mains, and Final Stage

  • IES Cut Off is prepared on the basis of IES results and earlier year trends.
  • For Stage 1 i.e. Preliminary Exam or Objective Papers, at least qualifying marks for admission to Stage 2 i.e. Mains is out of 500 marks.

Following is the range in which cutoffs may vary for IES 2017 Preliminary stage:


BranchAspirant’s Category
 GeneralOBCSCSTPH-1PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE)20217714815110268
Mechanical Engineering (ME)23020716514710899
Electrical Engineering (EE)25724121020816973
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE)221205167171123(-)
Note: Subject to aspirants (General, OBC, SC and ST) having secured at least 15% marks and PH aspirants at least 10% marks in each of the two objective papers

IES 2017 Written Stage Cut Off

  • Aspirants qualifying IES Stage 1 have to appear for Mains i.e. Stage 2.
  • At Least qualifying marks will be out of 1100 marks (Prelims- 500 marks + Mains- 600 marks).

The following infographic indicates IES Stage 2 Cut off:


BranchAspirant’s Category
 GeneralOBCSCSTPH-1PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE)520459415439315145
Mechanical Engineering (ME)553485428399275278
Electrical Engineering (EE)618562511530

367

268
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE)549508447479350(-)
Note: Subject to aspirants (General, OBC, SC & ST) having secured at least 20% marks and PH aspirants at least 10% marks in each of the two conventional papers

IES 2017 Final Stage Cut Off

  • Stage 3 is organized after Individuality Test.
  • The marks are calculated out of 1300 marks.
  • Aspirants are appointed on the basis of marks secured by them in IES Stage 3.

The following infographic informs about the final standards defined for IES 2017:


BranchAspirant’s Category
 GeneralOBCSCSTPH-1PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE)691650564578437311
Mechanical Engineering (ME)723673576550452502
Electrical Engineering (EE)769742658698575428
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE)713675611590471(-)

Stream-wise Cut Off for IES 2016

  • Cut offs are displayed in stream-wise pattern.
  • The cut-offs are available separately for each stage.
  • IES Cut Off 2016 is available online at UPSC Official Website.

IES 2016 Objective Stage Cut Off

  • This is the first stage in IES. It is also known as Preliminary Exam.
  • There are 2 papers in this stage.
  • The following infographic indicates the cut off for Stage 1. The scores are calculated out of 500 marks.
  • Both the papers have objective type of questions.


BranchAspirant’s Category
 GeneralOBCSCSTPH-1PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE)2292141871838376
Mechanical Engineering (ME)3012742292129992
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE)322298251231184104
Electrical Engineering (EE)320304251262136118

IES 2016 Written Stage Cut Off

  • Aspirants shortlisted from Stage 1 are applicable to appear in this round.
  • This is the Stage 2 in IES Exam.
  • The questions in this round are of conventional type.
  • Cut off given in the following infographic is out of 1100 marks (Stage 1 + Stage 2).


BranchAspirant’s Category
 GeneralOBCSCSTPH-1PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE)464418387395223143
Mechanical Engineering (ME)529479420402212174
Electrical Engineering (EE)541502452461275(-)
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE)545494439418324157

IES 2016 Final Stage Cut Off

  • The score in this round are calculated out of 1300 marks
  • The final scores will determine the post an aspirant can apply for.


BranchAspirant’s Category
 GeneralOBCSCSTPH-1PH-3
Civil Engineering (CE)623588538539414217
Mechanical Engineering (ME)686634557544399330
Electrical Engineering (EE)694662611600458(-)
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ECE)692656578546470379

IES Cut Off 2018 Factors Affecting

There are several factors that determine IES 2017 cut off.  The cutoff for IES 2018 shall depend on factors such as:

  • Number of seats available
  • Level of difficulty of the examination
  • Number of aspirants appearing for the exam
  • Earlier year cut off
  • Marking scheme of the examination

How to check IES Cut Off 2018?

In order to check the cut off of IES, aspirants must follow the steps mentioned below:


  1. Visit the official website of UPSC 2018.
  2. Check the link as per your branch.
  3. Post checking your IES Cutoff 2018 for the Preliminary stage, you will learn whether you are applicable for IES Mains or not.
  4. Save the cutoff file for further use.


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