UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Result 2018 – UPSC Civil Services Prelims Results 2018 Announced

Check UPSC Civil Services Prelims Results 2018 :

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary exam result 2018 has been announced on 14th July 2018. As per latest reports, Union Public Service Commission  announced Civil Services Prelims 2018 results. Candidates who have appeared for preliminary examination are waiting for result from past one month and the wait is over now.

As per officials, UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Result 2018 were  announced on 14th July, 2018. Results were announced for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018 which was held on 3rd of June, 2018 at seventy three examination centres across the nation. As per examination stats, more than three lakh candidates were appeared in the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2018.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Results

After official result announcement, examinees can check their UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Results 2018 through the online portal of UPSC. The process through which UPSC Civil services 2018 prelim results can be checked is explained below:

Direct result pdf: Click here to download

  • Open UPSC’s official website or click here 
  • You will see the homepage of UPSC’s online portal
  • On homepage, you will see several options such as ‘About Us’ tab, ‘Examination’ & ‘Recruitment’ section etc.
  • On homepage, you will have to find & click on UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2018 result fetching link ; it will be available soon under ‘What’s New’ section
  • On clicking the respective result fetching link, you will see a new page having pdf to check result
  • Click to download pdf and search for ‘Roll no.’
  • If you find roll number you are qualified in prelim exam

How To Check Civil Services Prelim Marks?

Candidates have to wait till 2019 to know the marks. Marks will be released after few days from the completion of examination process and announcement of final results after interview. The process has been explained below.

  • Open UPSC website
  • Under examination tab select marks information
  • Click on Civil services 2018 prelim marks
  • Enter roll number and DOB and submit
  • Your UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Result 2018 will be displayed on your computer’s screen
  • Check all the fields and verify your personal information
  • Save / download your result
  • Print your UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Result 2018

UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018 Cutoff

Paper I: Based on number of posts and difficulty level of paper and number of qualified candidates in Paper II, board will decide preliminary cutoff. It is expected that the cutoff will be around 100 marks for General category based on marks scored by the candidates and expert analysis.

Category wise UPSC Civil service preliminary exam 2018 cutoff marks is given below:

CategoryCutoff marks (expected)
General100 +/- 2
OBC97 +/- 2
SC86 +/- 2
ST84 +/- 2

Paper II : It is qualifying in nature. Candidates has to score 33% marks or 66 marks.

What Next After Fetching UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018?

Candidates qualified in UPSC Prelim Exam 2018 will be eligible to appear in UPSC Civil services 2018 main examination. UPSC main examination 2018 will be held from 28th of September to 7th of October, 2018 at several centres such as Ahmedabad, Vijayawada, Thiruvananthapuram, Shimla, Shillong, Ranchi, Raipur, Patna, Mumbai, Lucknow, Kolkata, Jammu, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Dispur (Guwahati), Delhi, Dehradun, Cuttack, Chennai, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Bangaluru, Allahabad and Aizawl.

How To Apply For UPSC Main Examination 2018?

Candidates who will be passed in Preliminary examination will be required to fill an online application to apply for UPSC main exam 2018. Online application to apply for UPSC main exam 2018 is also known as Detailed Application Form (DAF) which will be available for aspirants from end of July 2018.

At the time of attempting DAF, UPSC main examination aspirants will be needed to go through 6 modules which are given below:

  1. Personal information
  2. Educational details
  3. Parental information
  4. Employment details
  5. Scanning & uploading of documents
  6. Final submission of DAF

Documents To Be Uploaded In DAF

  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • PH certificate (if applicable)
  • Proof of age (for all UPSC main exam aspirants)
  • Essential & optional educational qualifications certificates & mark sheets

After going through all the modules, main examination aspirants will also have to send a completely filled Detailed Application Form (DAF) to the UPSC.  

Application Fee

At the time of the filling up online application for main examination, aspirants will be needed to pay an amount of Rs. 200/- towards main examination fee.

UPSC Main 2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

There will be two stages of examination

  • Written examination
  • Interview

Written Examination

There will be total 9 papers. Out of which Paper-A & B will be of qualifying in nature. Rest papers i.e. from Paper I to VII shall be counted for merit. Further details are given below:

Papers name / nos.MarksSyllabus
Qualifying Papers:
Paper-A300Indian language {Assamese / Marathi / Nepali / Oriya / Punjabi / Sanskrit / Kashmiri/ Konkani / Maithili / Malayalam / Manipuri / Sindhi (Devanagari / Arabic Script) / Tamil / Telugu / Santhali / Bengali / Bodo / Dogri / Gujarati / Kannada / Urdu / Hindi}
Papers to be counted for merit:
Paper-I Essay250-
Paper-II General Studies-I250Salient features of Indian Society / world’s physical geography, Diversity of India, Effects of globalization on Indian society, Important Geophysical phenomena, Modern Indian history, Indian Culture, the Freedom Struggle, Role of women and women’s organization etc.
Paper-III General Studies –II250Indian Constitution, Parliament & State legislatures, Issues relating to poverty and hunger, India & its neighborhood- relations, Important International institutions, Important aspects of governance, transparency & accountability, e-governance- successes, limitations, applications, models & potential, Statutory, regulatory & several quasi-judicial bodies etc.
Paper-IV General Studies –III250Government Budgeting, Inclusive growth & issues arising from it, Indian Economy & issues, Land reforms in India, Investment models, Major crops-cropping patterns in India, Food processing & related industries in India, Indian Infrastructure, Science & Technology, Achievements of Indians in science & technology, Disaster & disaster management, Conservation, environmental pollution & degradation, Awareness in the fields of biotechnology, nano-technology, Computers, IT, Space, robotics & issues relating to intellectual property rights etc.
Paper-V General Studies –IV250Ethics & Human Interface, Public/Civil service values & Ethics in Public administration, Probity in Governance, Emotional intelligence etc.
Paper-VI Optional Subject - Paper 1250For both Paper I & II, candidates will have to select any optional subject from below given table
Paper-VII Optional Subject - Paper 2250
Sub Total (Written test)1750

Optional Subjects For Both Paper I & II

Electrical EngineeringEconomics
Commerce and AccountancyCivil Engineering
AnthropologyAnimal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
Public AdministrationPsychology
Political Science & International RelationsPhysics
PhilosophyMedical Science
Mechanical EngineeringMathematics
GeographyLiterature of any one of the following languages:

Assamese, Maithili, Bodo, Dogri, Odia, Punjabi, Konkani, Kannada, Malayalam, Manipuri, Kashmiri, Urdu, Marathi, Nepali, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali & English.

For subject-wise syllabus, please refer to Examination notice of UPSC Civil Services Examination, 2018 or click here.

UPSC Civil Services Interview 2018

Personality test will be of 275 marks. In interview, a candidate has to answer the asked questions on matters of general interest. Through interview, the board will judge the following qualities of a candidate- mental ability / alertness, ability for leadership & social cohesion, moral integrity, clear & logical exposition etc.  

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Dates

Date / DayForenoon Session
9.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon
Afternoon Session
2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
28th of September, 2018 (Friday)
Paper – I Essay-
29th of September, 2018 (Saturday)Paper – II GS-IPaper – III GS-II
30th of September, 2018 (Sunday)Paper – IV GS-IIIPaper – V GS-IV
6th of October, 2018 (Saturday)Paper A Indian LanguagePaper – B English
7th of October, 2018 (Sunday)Paper – VI Optional Paper-IPaper – VII Optional Paper-II

UPSC Mains 2018 Admit Cards

Admit cards for UPSC main examination 2018 shall be available from three weeks before the date of examination. Candidates who will successfully submit a Detailed Application Form (DAF) will be able to download their UPSC main examination 2018 admit cards through the website of UPSC.

UPSC Main Examination 2018 Result

Final result announcement date of UPSC Main examination 2018 is still not disclosed by commission. As per available reports, we can say that final result announcement shall be released in the month of December, 2018.

For more details, please go through UPSC Civil Services 2018 Examination Notice.



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