BPSC Prelims Previous Year's Category- Wise Cut Off (Up to 64th BPSC)

A large number of candidates appear every year in the BPSC Prelims Exam. Due to stiff competition, the cut-off fluctuates every year. The BPSC conducted the Prelims Exam 2018 on 16 December. The result of the Prelims Exam has been declared on 23 February 2019. In this article, we shall provide the cut-off of the previous exams conducted by the BPSC.

BPSC Prelims 2018: Expected Cut-Off

BPSC Prelims 2018: Answer Key

In the 64th BPSC that was held on 16 December 2018; 19109 candidates have been declared qualified for the Main exam. A total of 295444 candidates appeared in the Preliminary exam. For 64th BPSC, the cut-off for different category is given below. The Cut-Off is out of 150 marks.

Category

Cut-off

UR

97

UR (Female)

86

SC

85

SC (Female)

69

ST

89

ST (Female)

80

EBC

90

EBC (Female)

76

BC

93

BC (Female)

82

BCL

79

VI

74

DD

63

OH 84
MD 50

Grandchildren of the Freedom Fighters of Bihar

82

In the 63rd BPSC that was held on July 1, 2018; 4353 candidates have been declared qualified for the Main exam. A total of 90697 candidates appeared in the Preliminary exam. For 63rd BPSC, the cut-off for different category is given below. The Cut-Off is out of 150 marks.

Category

Cut-off

UR

96

UR (Female)

86

SC

84

SC (Female)

73

ST

89

ST (Female)

78

EBC

88

EBC (Female)

77

BC

93

BC (Female)

84

VH

74

HH

72

OH

83

Grandchildren of the Freedom Fighters of Bihar

81

BPSC Prelims 2018: Question Paper

In 60-62nd BPSC that was held on February 12, 2017; 160086 candidates appeared in the Preliminary exam and out of this, 8282 candidates were declared qualified for the Main exam. For 60-62nd BPSC, the cut-off for different category is given below. The Cut-Off is out of 150 marks.

Category

Cut-off

UR

97

UR (Female)

86

SC

83

SC (Female)

68

ST

89

ST (Female)

78

EBC

89

EBC (Female)

75

BC

93

BC (Female)

81

VH

74

HH

73

OH

86

Grandchildren of the Freedom Fighters of Bihar

82

BPSC Top Posts

In 56-59th BPSC that was held on March 15, 2015; there were 247273 candidates in the Preliminary exam, out of which 28308 candidates were declared qualified for the Main exam. For 56-59th BPSC, the cut-off for different category is given below. The Cut-Off is out of 150 marks.

Category

Cut-off

UR

87

SC

72

ST

70

EBC

76

BC

82

BC (Female)

73

VH

58

DD

45

OH

73

Here is a comparative representation of the Cut-off of the UR category out of 150 marks in the previous year’s BPSC exams:

 

The cut-off in the exam is decided by a number of factors like the number of candidates in the exam, number of vacancies, level of difficulty of the exam, provision of negative marks in the exam etc. One can see the fluctuation in the BPSC cut-off. Therefore, it is advised to the candidates that they should keep all these factors in their mind that affect the cut-off. Though any prediction is difficult yet on analysing the previous trends we can estimate the safe score.

BPSC (Bihar PCS) Prelims Exam Answer Key 2018

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