UPSC Civil Services Mains 2013 is over and ClearIAS.com has already shared the question papers for Essay, GS1, GS2, G3 and GS4 papers and has done detailed analysis for GS1, GS2, GS3 and GS4. This post is for those candidates who want to share their exam experience for the benefit of future aspirants. This post also shares the cut-offs for UPSC Civil Services Mains 2012 for various categories.
UPSC Civil Services Mains 2013 Cut-offs : Analyzing The trend
If we extrapolate the 2012 mains score for 2013, a top score for 2013 mains can be around 875/1750 (50%) and the cut-off score from general category can be around 615/1750 (35%). But, this might not be the case for 2013. The cut-offs can be higher or it can be lower and we are not speculating any precise score as cut-off. It is tough to predict the cut-offs for 2013 as it is based on a revised syllabus giving stress to General Studies.
Toppers’ Marks in UPSC Civil Services Exam 2012
|Name||Mains Marks||Interview Marks||Total Marks|
|HARITHA V KUMAR||1013||180||1193|
|ALBY JOHN VARGHESE||935||198||1133|
UPSC Civil Services Mains Cut-offs 2012 : Various Categories
|Category||Mains Marks (Out of 200)||Interview Marks (Out of 300)|
|Highest Marks||Lowest Marks||Highest Marks||Lowest Marks|
UPSC Civil Services Mains 2013 Exam Experience Sharing
UPSC 2013 mains candidates who are interested to share their exam experience for the benefit of future aspirants can do the same in the comment space below. You can site the positives and negatives of the exam pattern for 2013. Other suggestions include : Difficulties faced during exam, tips to tackle them, areas from which questions are asked, useful books and materials, number of questions attempted, expected marks and so on.