UPSC Mains Result - IAS 2020

UPSC IAS Mains 2020 Result has been declared (online PDF result) on 23 March 2021 by the Union Public Service Commission. Earlier, UPSC had released the Prelims 2020 result within 20 days after conducting the exam on 4th October.

It should be noted that to take the IAS Interview 2020, the successful candidates are required to fill DAF-II online. The DAF-II will be accessible on the official website between 25th March and 5th April (Till 6 PM).

UPSC IAS Mains Result 2020

Download the UPSC Mains 2020 Result from the button below:

UPSC Mains 2020 Result List:- Download PDF Here

The UPSC Mains 2020 was conducted from January 8, 2021 onwards. The IAS Mains Result will shortlist candidates for the IAS Interview. The final UPSC Result is calculated based on candidates’ marks in IAS Mains Result and the Interview.

The IAS Mains exam consists of 9 papers, all of which are descriptive in nature. For more on the UPSC mains exam, click on the linked article.

As per the previous year’s Mains result, the cut off for general category was 751 marks in IAS Mains 2019. Aspirants can check the UPSC Cut Off page for more details.

How to check the UPSC Mains Result?

The UPSC Mains result is displayed on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission. Candidates check their results on the official UPSC website by following the steps mentioned below to download the result. Alternatively, you can download the PDF we have given above.

  1. Go to the official website of the UPSC (
  2. Click on the icon that says ‘Written results’.
  3. Then, click on the link which says Civil Services Mains (Written) Results 2019.
  4. From here, you should be able to download the PDF of the document containing the list of candidates who have successfully cleared the UPSC Mains 2020.
  5. Save the UPSC Mains Result 2020 PDF for future reference.

UPSC Question Papers

You can download the UPSC mains 2020 question papers from the attached link. Solving previous years’ question papers is an essential part of the UPSC preparation. It helps you understand the particular demands of the IAS exam, makes you attuned to the areas from where maximum questions are likely to be asked and also gives you the much-needed answer writing practice for UPSC. Also, if you are looking for topic-wise questions that are asked in Civil Services Mains; you can check the table below:

Topic-Wise GS 1 Questions of UPSC Mains Topic-Wise GS 2 Questions of UPSC Mains
Topic-Wise GS 3 Questions of UPSC Mains Topic-Wise GS 4 Questions of UPSC Mains

UPSC Personality Test

Candidates should know that once they clear UPSC Mains 2020, they will be qualified to appear for the UPSC personality test or interview. You will be required to download the e-summons for the interview from the official website of the UPSC.

In this interview, you will face the UPSC Board who will assess you and evaluate whether you are fit for a career in the services or not. 

Candidates should not ignore preparing for the IAS interview as this is the last step that can take you to your destination. 

Quick tips to face the UPSC Board:

  • Be confident.
  • Have a calm and composed mind before entering the interview room.
  • Brush up on your general knowledge about important news from your locality.
  • Go through your DAF thoroughly as questions will be asked from here.
  • It is okay if you do not know the answer to any question posed by the board. It is better to acknowledge your ignorance about the matter rather than beat about the bush.
  • Always be positive and constructive about any criticisms.
  • For more tips on how to ace the UPSC interview, click on the link below:

Read- 10 Golden Tips to Top in the UPSC Civil Services Examination Interview

UPSC Result

UPSC has declared the reserve list of 89 candidates who are to fill up the remaining posts based on the Civil Services Examination 2019. Earlier, 829 candidates were declared successful with the announcement of UPSC Results 2019 on 4th August 2020.

UPSC Results 2019 – Reserve List: Download PDF Here

The Civil Services 2019 Final Result has been declared. To download the result, aspirants can check the UPSC Results page. The UPSC IAS Mains Exam 2019 results were released by the Commission on 14th January 2020. The e-summon letters for the personality test were issued 27th January onwards.

UPSC Mains (Civil Services Exam) 2019 Result:-Download PDF Here

As reported by leading newspapers, the result of UPSC Mains 2019 was delayed till the Central Administrative Tribunal delivered a verdict on the case filed by few EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) category aspirants.

The Mains 2019 was held in the month of September. Candidates who cleared the Civil Services Mains Exam 2019 were summoned for the IAS Interview (UPSC Personality Test), which was held in the months of February, March, and July 2020.

Also check | UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Result

Related Links:

UPSC 2021 UPSC Syllabus
UPSC Books UPSC Current Affairs
IAS Prelims 2021 Test Series The Importance of the UPSC Interview in the Final Rank List



  1. I am studying in graduation 3rd year
    Can I fill the UPSC form 2021 and I am old 21 year

    1. Hi
      The final year students can apply for UPSC exam. Please note that the candidates’ graduation final results should be out before/on the date of Mains application process starting.

  2. Kaveri satish Dahale

    I am BALLB student and am graduated in law so can I apply for upsc

    1. Yes, you can sit for the exam. Check UPSC Eligibility Criteria before you sit for the exam.

  3. HELLO,
    I wanted to know whether i will be able to give upsc cse 2021 as my birth is on april 2000 and my final year exams will be held in may or june.
    please guide me and also tell me when do we have to present our certificate of graduation and also only the marksheet of final year will suffice or proper degree needs to be submitted.

    1. Hi,
      The minimum age should be 21 (As of 1st August of the exam year) to sit for the exam. Also, one must have received their final result before the last date of the UPSC Mains application process. As one has to submit the copies of provisional/final result with DAF during the Mains application process.

  4. hello, can i fill two SEPERATE forms for cse and ifos exam in the same year so that i can attempt for any one exam in the prelims of my choice. i know there is option for both , but i am asking if i can file two seperate forms . pls answer.

    1. Yes, you can fill.

  5. Hi Sir, Regarding OBC reservation will non-creamy and community certificate obtained from any of the last three financial year will be sufficient? Or we have to apply for each year before applying for prelims. pls answer

    1. Hi,
      It is recommended to apply for a new OBC certificate to avoid any confusion in the selection process.

  6. hi i am 31 yr old graduated from commerce stream, i never applied for any pre or mains or any civil servants exams, just wanted to know the first thing that can apply for any exams like UPSC or PCS as per my age criteria, and if yes what are the options i can apply

    1. Hi,
      Get the UPSC Eligibility Criteria here.

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