UPPSC PCS Prelims 2021: Official Answer Key for Set A, B, C, D, Paper Analysis, Expected Cut-Off here

UPPSC has released the PCS Prelims 2021 Answer Key on its official website. UPPCS 2021 Prelims Result would be released once the exam copies of UPPSC PCS Prelims are analysed. Check UPPSC Prelims Expected Cut-Off 2021, UPPSC PCS Prelims Answer Key, Paper Analysis and Candidates reaction in the article below

Created On: Oct 27, 2021 17:58 IST
UP PCS Prelims 2021
UP PCS Prelims 2021

UPPSC has released the UP PCS Prelims Answer Key on its official website recently. Those who appeared can check their answers following the link given below. The notice released on uppsc.up.nic.in can be viewed by clicking on this link shared hereUPPSC conducted the UP PCS 2021 Prelims on 24th October 2021.

The paper was conducted in two shifts, the first one beginning from 9:30 am. This was GS Paper 1 which tricked the candidates down this year. Many candidates were of the view that the exam was a little more tricky than the previous years with a lot of unconventional questions. Check in-depth paper analysis, UPPSC 2021 expected cut-off and the reaction of the candidates here. 

Check Paper 1 Set A Official Answer Key for UP PCS Prelims here

Check Paper 2 Set A Answer Key for UP PCS Prelims 2021 here

Check Paper 1 Set B Answer Key here

Check Paper 1 Set C Answer Key here

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UPPSC PCS 2021: Paper Analysis & Candidates Reaction

Sukhvir Singh, a candidate appearing for the exam at a centre in Lucknow said, “ this year there were less of repeated questions and the paper was based on current affairs mainly from September 2020 till 2021.”

When questioned about the quality of Paper 1 he had to say, “ the quality has risen as many questions were twisted. Unlike the UP PCS pattern that was followed earlier, the paper was equally based on factual questions but conventional questions were on a rise this year. “ There were many more candidates like him at the Centre. 

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Another candidate who had appeared for the fourth time in this exam said that theory and facts both were balanced this time but the questions were such that either you knew the answer surely or you knew nothing. There was no middle ground. 

Candidates this year found geography questions a bit twisted and more than previous years. This year also negative marking will be there in the exam, which would be of great significance in deciding the cut-offs. 

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UPPSC PCS 2021 Expected Cut-off :

As the appearing candidates know, the exam consists of negative marking which has recently started. Those who appeared have predicted that since the exam was a little towards the tougher side, the cut off would be on the lower side as well. Go through the previous years cut off here:

 

Category

Cut-Off 2019

Cut-Off 2018

General

123-128

107

OBC

121-126

107

SC

103-107

100

ST

92-97

66

PWD

99-104

-

Female Candidates

119-124

80

 

Go through this years expected Cut-Offs here

 

Category

Cut-Off Expected (2021)

General

98-103

OBC

96-101

SC

95-100

ST

90-95

PWD

90-95

Female Candidates

95-100

UPPSC PCS 2021 Answer Key:

UPPSC would be releasing the answer key in a few months time when the results of the UP PCS Prelims would be out. The candidates till then can check various  Answer keys from media houses and coaching institutes they study in. They must remember that the answer keys released are not to be considered full and final because the Commission would release the Key which would be after nominations and corrections, considered final. 

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UP PCS is one of the biggest state PCS exams that is conducted in the country. Earlier, there was no negative marking in the exam but now there is negative marking as well. Now even the exam pattern has changed from the old pattern to a new better one. Those who are above the expected cut-off or in a range of plus-minus five from that predicted here must begin their Mains preparation now. 

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