UPSC Civil Services 2016 Result

UPSC Civil Services 2016 ResultUPSC Civil Services 2016 Result - UPSC has released e-summon letter for Personality test only for those candidates who have qualified in written examination of UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2016. Earlier, Union Public Service Commission has announced UPSC civil services mains result 2016 on February 21. UPSC civil services result 2016 of mains has been declared online. UPSC Mains exam was held from December 3 to 9, 2016. The UPSC mains result 2016 mentions roll number of candidates who have qualified the mains examination by securing qualifying marks as per their category. The UPSC 2016 Mains qualified candidates will be called for personality test/ interview scheduled to be held from March 20, 2017. UPSC civil services mains result 2016 is calculated out of total marks 1750. Candidates have to score a minimum of 25 per cent in Indian language and English papers, after which their essay, general studies and optional subject papers will be evaluated. The final UPSC Civil Services Result 2016 (Final) will be declared in April/ May 2017 based on the combined score of Mains exam and Interview. The marks allotted for interview is 275. Based on the candidates’ rank and preference in UPSC Civil Services 2016 final result, candidates will be selected for various positions in All India Services including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Services (Group A and Group B). The UPSC Prelims 2016 Result was declared on September 16, 2016.

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UPSC Civil Services Result Dates



UPSC Mains Exam held on

December 3 to 9, 2016

UPSC Mains Result Declaration 

February 21, 2017

UPSC Interview to be held from

March 20, 2017

UPSC Final Result

April/May, 2017


Latest: To check e-Summon Letter for Personality Test - Click here


To Check UPSC Mains Result 2016 - Click here Or Check from below window:



How to Check UPSC Civil Services Result 2016?


The UPSC Civil Services 2016 result can be checked by following procedure:

  • Open the official website of UPSC

  • Click the link and open the page

  • On the UPSC’s website, you will see a Civil Services mains result PDF file to download. Click the link to download the file to your system

  • Once downloaded, open the file

  • Find your roll number in the file to see if you have qualified or not

UPSC Civil Services 2016 Interview


The interviewed board will ask questions based on matters related general interests. The purpose of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidates for career in public service board. UPSC Civil Services interview is intended to judge the mental calibre of candidates not only his intellectual qualities but also social traits and his interests in current affairs. Some of the qualities which will be judged at interview are mental alertness, critical power of assimilation, clear and logical expositions, balance of judgement, variety and depth of interest, ability for social cohesion, and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity.


UPSC Civil Services Result 2016 Highlights


Result of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2016 is declared in three stages:

  • UPSC Civil Services 2016 Mains Result – Based on the UPSC Civil Services mains result 2016, the qualified candidates will be called for the Personality Test/interview.

  • UPSC Civil Services 2016 Final Result – The score of mains (written) and personality test / interview will be used to determine the final merit list of candidates. And as per the rank candidates will be selected for Indian Administrative Services, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, and Other Central Services (Group A and B). 

  • UPSC CSAT 2016 Preliminary Result – UPSC Civil Services 2016 result for prelims is the first stage towards selection in the services. UPSC Civil Services prelims result 2016 has been declared for only those candidates who score qualifying marks as per their category. All the qualified candidates will be called for mains exam. 

To Check UPSC IAS Prelims Result - Click here 


To Check UPSC IFS Prelims Result - Click here


UPSC Civil Services Cut off


Candidates have to secure minimum marks as per their category to qualify the exam. The cut off score is the minimum marks which is decided by UPSC to select candidates for next stage of selection process. The expected cut off marks for UPSC Prelims 2016 as released by coaching institutes is given below:


UPSC Prelims Expected Cut off Marks


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110 (+ or - 3)



105 (+ or - 3)



100 (+ or - 3)



95 (+ or - 3)


Candidates can check below the previous year's official cutoff marks for Prelims, Mains and Final exam relesed by UPSC:


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Civil Services Prelims Cut off








Civil Services Mains Cut off








Civil Services Final Cut off








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