UPSC IAS Prelims Answer Key for 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015: GS Paper 1 & CSAT

UPSC Answer Key 2020: UPSC (IAS) Prelims 2020 was successfully held on October 4. To help the aspirants in their preparation for UPSC Prelims 2021 Jagran Josh is providing the official answer key of the UPSC exam 2020-2015. The answer key of UPSC Prelims 2020 will be posted by Jagran Josh on October 4 itself. Aspirants preparing for the UPSC 2020 exam can solve the previous years’ papers to analyze and evaluate their revision process. Solving the UPSC Previous year papers can prove to of great help as the aspirants get to know the kind of questions that are asked in the exam and can revise their subjects based on the analysis. To verify the answers, aspirants can check the official answer key of the last 5 years in this article. 

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer Key:

Here we have provided UPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer Key for 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015. With these UPSC (CSE) Answer Keys, candidates can easily learn the answers of the previous year's papers of UPSC Prelims.

UPSC CSE Prelims Answer Key 2020:

UPSC CSE Prelims Answer Key 2020 is exclusively provided by Jagran Josh along with the question paper of UPSC Prelims 2020 (on 4th October 2020). With the help of the UPSC 2020 Prelims Answer Key, candidates can check their tentative score they might expect in UPSC Prelims Result 2020. Candidates are also advised to check expected UPSC Cut-off 2020 along with UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2020.

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UPSC Answer Key: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015

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The Commission releases the official IAS answer keys for Civil Services Prelims exam only after the completion of the entire selection process. Recently, the Commission has released the IAS Prelims Answer Key 2019. It has released the IAS Pre answer key 2019 for both General Studies Paper I and II. 

UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Marking Scheme 

The answer key is very helpful to know the correct answers and subsequently predict the scores obtained in the exam. Candidates should refer the UPSC answer key after appearing for an exam. In order to predict the scores, candidates should get familiar with the marking scheme. One can refer to the front page of the question paper to understand the marking scheme:

General Studies (Paper I): Two marks will be awarded for every correct answer. For every wrong answer, one-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

CSAT (Paper-II): 2.5 marks will be awarded for every correct answer. For the wrong answer, one-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

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FAQ

Which is the language/medium of question papers?

The question papers are set in Hindi and English.

What are the Cut-off Marks for this Prelims GS Paper II?

The minimum qualifying standards in this Paper is indicated in the Examination Rules and at present, it is 33%

Is the General Studies Paper-II of qualifying nature?

Yes, the General Studies Paper-II is of qualifying nature.

Is there any negative marking at the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination?

For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (1/3rd) of the marks assigned to that question is deducted as penalty.

When is the official answer key of UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam released?

The Commission releases the official IAS answer keys for Civil Services Prelims exam only after the completion of the entire selection process.

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