UPSC Geo Scientist 2022: Check Exam Result, Cut Off Marks & Score Card

September 7, 2022

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UPSC Geo Scientist Results:

The applicants should be well aware of the CGGE exam pattern since they have to make up their answering speed to the exam pattern. The exam takes place in three phases. The question paper for prelims contains two sections comprising many questions. Each section contains different weightage in marks. The questions and their weightage of marks are below:

Exam categoryNumber of questionsWeightage of marks
PAPER-I100 questions 100 marks, each question carries 1 mark.
PAPER-II80questions300 marks, each question carries a 2.5 mark.

The results of the exams will be according to the marks obtained by candidates in the online exam. Therefore, the selection of candidates for the second round will be on their cut-off marks. Those aspirants who have passed as per the mark cut-off criteria will appear for a personal interview. The cut-off for the CGGE exam publishes by the commission. The marks are published separately for all written exams. The aspirants need to qualify for the preliminary round to appear for the mains exam. And after clearing the mains, they can appear for the interview round. 

Overview of UPSC Geo Scientist Notification 2021

Students have to choose the category of the exam. They need to opt for the field. The results will release separately for each exam. The date for the declaration of results is already declared and is available on the official website. The publication of results concerning the exam will be as per the criteria set by the commission. After the publication of results, candidates can check results by downloading and checking the merit list for respective categories of CGGE results. 

Know More – UPSC Geo Scientist Exam Pattern and Syllabus

How to check UPSC Geo Scientist Results?

The guidelines for checking the results of the CGGE are below:

  • Firstly, Candidates are requested to visit the official website of the .
  • Secondly, Search the page and click on the option for the What is a new button.
  • The PDF file will open. This PDF contains the roll number of the candidates who qualify for the exam. 
  • After that, Scroll down the list and check according to the category you applied.
  • Most Importantly, Candidates need to follow the above four steps while checking all the results.
  • If the roll number is missing,  check the score once the list of qualified students publishes. 

UPSC Geo Scientist Cut-Off marks

Aspirants who are applying for government exams are always keen to know the cut-off marks for their exams. Therefore, they have to check the cut-off marks for the previous to get an idea about the average cut-off marks for this year. Aspirants are keen to know their cut-off marks. They want to mark the aim for which they have to strive in the exams to be shortlisted.

Aspirants should be aware of the exam pattern before they go through examining their cut-off marks. The exam pattern for preliminary, mains, and interview is on a different scale. The preliminary round is of 400 marks and divided into 2 papers. Paper-I contains 100 marks while paper-II is 300 marks. Whereas the mains is divided into 3 papers each of 300 marks. A personal interview has no certain pattern. Judges will judge you based on your knowledge and personality. 

Know More – UPSC Geo Scientist Admit Card





The cut-offs are not fixed. It depends upon the nature of the paper, number of candidates, syllabus, etc. Marks for some categories are unknown. This is why columns are left blank.  Concerning the exam duration, each section requires a specific amount of time to be answered. Aspirants try to divide the time into various sections. This will help in covering all the questions. 

How to check the cut-off list?

Aspirants, who wish to check what are the minimum marks requirement or the cut-off list of the past year are available on the official website of the commission. They can check it by following the steps given below:

1st Step: Candidates should visit the official website of the Union Public Service Commission-

2nd Step: Select the new notifications tab at the bottom of the homepage.

3rd Step: Select the option showing the cut-off marks

4th Step: click on the option. Like everything, this is a pdf containing the cut-off marks

5th Step: Candidates can check the cut-off marks for their 

ADVICE:- it is better to check the cut-off marks from the last few years and analyze them. This will be helpful in understanding. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Why are the candidates eager to know their cut-off marks?

Aspirants are keen to know their cut-off marks because they want to set an aim for which they have to strive in the exams to be shortlisted.

Q2. Which website gives us the details about the cut-off marks?

The cut-off marks can be viewed on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission.

Q3. Are the CGGE results are same for all the categories?

No. the Pre and mains results are not the same. There is a relaxation regarding the qualifying exam for the reserved category.

Q4. How many categories are there for which the UPSC  declares the result?

For the CGGE exam, the commission provides reservations to Scheduled Castes/Tribes, Other Backward Class, Physically Disables, Economically Backward Sections, and for people from J&K.

Q5. What is the relaxation number for reserved categories?

The qualifying marks for the reserved and the unreserved category depend upon the commission. This changes from time to time. This fluctuation depends upon other factors. Some reasons are- last year cut-off, Number of students appearing, availability of vacancies, nature of the questions. 

Q6. What are documents required for the final exam?

The final step in the CGGE is the personal interview. At this stage, your knowledge and skills are personally judged by the panel. With this document verification also takes place. The following documents are required at the final stage:- Birth certificate for age verification, PWD certificate, Qualification degrees and certificates, Category verification certificate ( this is for candidates other than General)