ALERT: UPSC PRE CSAT (Paper-2) is now made qualifying
paper with a minimum Cut-Off at 33%
The Government has approved the following in respect of Civil Services
An Expert Committee would be constituted to comprehensively examine various
issues raised from time to time namely, eligibility, syllabus, scheme and
pattern of Civil Services Examination.
Till such time the Government takes decision on the
recommendation of the above Committee, the General Studies Paper-II(CSAT) in the
Civil Services(Preliminary) Examination will remain a qualifying paper with a
minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
The English Language comprehension skill portion from General Studies
Paper-II of Civil Services(Preliminary) Examination will continue to remain
The above decisions are incorporated in the CSE Rules-2015.