The cutoff score of Karnataka PSI is the minimum score that the candidates need to score in order to qualify for the exam and to be eligible for selection for the other stages. In this section, we will discuss Karnataka PSI cut-offs.
Karnataka PSI Cut Off
The cut-off details for the Karnataka PSI will be announced on the official website after the written exam is conducted. The cut-offs will be as per the category. Candidates who score more than the cut-off marks will only be eligible for further rounds of selection. The cut-off marks will differ as per the category.
The Karnataka PSI Result is usually released within 35 to 45 days of the exam. Stay updated to know about the result date, procedure to view the result as well as the final merit list.
The cut-off marks change each year due to various factors like the total vacancies available, the number of candidates appearing for the exam, difficulty level of the exam question paper, reservations, and others.
Factors Affecting Calculating Karnataka PSI Cut Off
The Karnataka PSI Cut Off marks will be released after the process of examination is concluded. The cut-off marks are different each year. The variation in the cut-off marks takes place considering different factors. These factors are as follows
The number of vacancies to be filled plays an important role in the cut-off being high or low. In case the vacancies are high, the cut-off marks will be lower. But, if there are only a few vacancies then the cut-off will be higher because the competition level will increase.
- Number Of Candidates Taking The Examination
The higher the number of candidates taking the exam, the cut-off too will increase. If no. of candidates taking the exam is less then the cut off too will also be lower.
- Difficulty Level Of The Exam
The level of difficulty of exam question paper also affects the calculations of the cut-off marks. The more difficult the questions paper will be, the cut-off marks will be lower, whereas an easier question paper will have higher cut-off marks
- Number Of Stages In The Selection Process
The number of stages in the selection process also plays a role in deciding the cutoff. Fewer the number of stages in the selection process will mean that the cut-off will be higher, whereas a higher no. of stages of the selection process will have a lower cut-off.
The Reservations too play an important role in deciding the cut Offs.
KSP PSI Expected Cut-off Marks 2021
The cut-off marks for each category of candidates – General, Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBC) will be different. The table below shows the expected Karnataka PSI Cut Off score for the year 2021.
|Category||Cut off Marks|
|General||40 to 45|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||33 to 38|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||33 to 38|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||38 to 42|