UPSC Marksheet 2019 has been released by the Union Public Service Commission on 16th October 2020. The civil services examination final results 2019 were declared on 4th August. 896 candidates were declared successful in the IAS Exam for the year 2019. In this article, you can download the UPSC Marksheet 2019 PDF and UPSC Marksheet 2018 PDF.
Direct Link to Download the UPSC Marksheet 2019 PDF: – https://upsconline.nic.in/marksheet/csm_q_marks_2019/login.php
Latest Update – UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 result is announced. Candidates who sat for Prelims examination on 4th October can check the results in the linked article.
Every year, UPSC marksheets are released on the official website (upsconline.nic.in) after the entire exam process for a particular year is over. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts exams for various posts in the Indian government. The commission is also tasked with the recruitment of IAS, IPS officers along with other Group A (and some Group B) posts.
Out of lakhs of candidates, barely 1000 or so qualify for the coveted jobs. E.g., there are 796 vacancies in UPSC 2020 whereas the vacancies for 2019 and 2018 were – 896 and 782 respectively. UPSC Interview process for 2019 has finished on 30th July. The commission declared the UPSC 2019 Final Result. On 19th August (the date when IAS Marksheet was expected to be released), the commission had stated that marks of the candidates would be made available on its official website – https://upsc.gov.in/ in September.
Earlier, the commission had released the official cut-off and the answer key for the IAS Exam 2019. To get detailed information on the cut-off; and Prelims Answer Key 2019, check the following linked articles:
Aspirants can refer to the IAS Exam Process related articles from the links mentioned in the table below:
|UPSC Online||UPSC Notification|
|UPSC Admit Card||UPSC Detailed Application Form (DAF) Documents|
|Medical Test Procedures for IAS||UPSC Result|
UPSC Marksheet (Year-Wise)
The table below provides you with the IAS Marksheet from the year 2018 to 2020.
|UPSC Marks 2020||Will be released in 2021|
|UPSC Marks 2019||Released on 16th October|
|UPSC Marks 2018|| UPSC Marksheet 2018 PDF
Candidates who had appeared in the UPSC Prelims 2019 examination but did not clear the exam can also check UPSC Marks (Prelims 2019) from the UPSC official website. Direct link provided below – (https://upsconline.nic.in/marksheet/csm_nq_marks_2019/login.php)
Common doubts related to UPSC Marksheets
Seeing one’s marks gives some indication regarding the areas which need improvement. However, UPSC does not declare the marks until the exam process is over. Here are answers to some common doubts faced by candidates.
Doubt 1 – I took the UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) in 2019, and I did not qualify for mains. When can I see my prelims marks?
Ans – UPSC has released the marksheet on 16th October, after declaring the CSE final results on 4th August. It releases the marksheet after the entire examination process gets over. Refer the sequence given below for clarity:
- UPSC CSE Prelims 2019 (2nd June 2019)
- UPSC Prelims Result
- UPSC Mains 2019 (held in September 2019)
- UPSC Mains 2019 result (January 2020)
- IAS Interview 2019 (February – July 2020)
- UPSC Final Result and Merit List (4th August 2020)
- UPSC Marksheet (16th October 2020)
Note: You can download the UPSC Marksheet 2019 for Prelims, Mains and Interview on the official website – https://upsconline.nic.in/ or (upsc.gov.in).
Doubt 2 – I took the UPSC Prelims 2019 and qualified for the Mains 2019. However, I could not clear the Mains, when can I see my Prelims and Mains marksheet?
Ans – As mentioned above, the marksheet for prelims (for both successful and unsuccessful candidates) is released after the Final Result (after the Interview) for that exam year is declared. Final results 2019 were announced on 4th August. You can see your Prelims 2019 marks on the UPSC official website as the commission has uploaded the UPSC marks for Prelims.
Note: The Mains marks for unsuccessful candidates have been similarly declared after the Final Result of that exam year.
Doubt 3 – UPSC has released the Prelims marks. Where and how can I access them?
Ans – The official website of the UPSC has links to access the marks if they have been declared. Marks for UPSC 2019 can be accessed on the official website of the commission. UPSC 2019 results were out in August 2020, and those mark sheets are available. Below is an example to illustrate how you can check your marks:
- First, check the official website (either upsc.gov.in or upsconline.nic.in). You will then reach the page shown below in the image.
- Enter Your UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2017 Roll Number.
- Select your Date Of Birth.
- Select if you have applied for CSE(P), Indian Forest Service or both.
- Enter the captcha code and submit.
- You should then see something like the image below.
Doubt 4 – I did not qualify for the interview stage. How can I download marksheet of UPSC Mains?
Ans – You will first have to register on the official website (upsconline.nic.in), following which UPSC will send the login credentials to your mail. This process usually takes less than five minutes. After that, you can log in to the official website and see the marks.
Note: The latest marks will be of UPSC 2019 as the commisison has recently uploaded the UPSC Marks 2019 on its official website.
Doubt 5 – I was not recommended for the final list. How to download marksheet of Mains + Interview?
Ans – The procedure is the same as mentioned above.
- Register on website
- UPSC will email the login credentials
- Login and see the marks
- The mark sheet, in this case, will contain the marks for individual Mains papers and the interview marks along with the UPSC’s recommendation. For e.g., see the image below.
Doubt 6 – Why can’t I see the marks of my Language papers (compulsory) in Mains?
Ans – As those are qualifying papers, UPSC does not release the marks for them. However, in case a candidate has not secured the qualifying marks in them, the Mains marksheet will not have scores for the other papers as well.
Doubt 7 – How can seeing the marks help me form the exam strategy for UPSC 2020?
Ans – The marks are a quantified expression of a candidate’s performance in a given exam for the given year. However, the goal is to score above the cut off and not do PhD level research on a particular subject.
First, the qualifying papers (prelims and Language papers in Mains) should be a top priority, especially for Mains as marks for other papers are not disclosed if a candidate fails to clear the qualifying papers.
For other papers, marks should be seen in perspective with the syllabus, and grasp of current affairs related to that paper (GS-II, GS-III in particular). The aim should be to complete the whole question paper, e.g., instead of writing 12/20 answers correctly, try to answer all 20 questions with as much quality as you can muster. Candidates invariably find to their dissatisfaction that even after writing perfect answers they still scored on the lower end of the spectrum and the subsequent year, they spend an excessive amount of time on that subject at a cost to other papers. Having the relevant information and presenting the information in the exam are two separate things.
Interview marks are similarly subjective (the outcome of 20 minutes in front of a panel) and hence, the focus should be more on the soft skills instead of mugging reams of theoretical content for the Personality Test.
So, a candidate should reflect after seeing their marks whether it’s about lack of knowledge or an improvement in presentation skills (soft skills, tables, maps, diagrams, underlining the vital information, etc.) that is required.