UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017: Check exam analysis, unofficial answer key, cut-off

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has successfully conducted the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) examination for General studies Paper 1 and paper 2 on 18th june in various centres across India.

As per the schedule released by the Commission, the main exam is scheduled for October. Huge number of aspirants taking civils as their serious career have applied for the UPSC CSAT examination.

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UPSC IAS prelims answer key 2017 may be released by these institutions: Vajiram and Ravi, Career Launcher, Resonance, Shankar IAS Academy, Chanakya IAS Academy, Vision IAS and the online portals like Mrunal, NeoStencil, Unacademy and many more.

Mrunal Patel, faculty for General Studies and Economy at Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) said, "Compared to previous year, the paper was tough because there was a sudden rise in the number of questions on politics, geography, global relations, schemes and policies".

The answer keys of yesterday's exam are available now, candidates may check their answers with the UPSC Prelims 2017 Answer Key. Check more info about UPSC Prelims Answer key for examination 2017 from below. Both paper I and paper II carries 200 marks. Students said that the paper was significantly more hard than a year ago and the fact is also going to affect the cut-off too. In case candidate has given more than one answer, it is treated as wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.

The candidates were allotted a test centre for the Preliminary exam which also mentioned the test timing and subject names. Those who get 33% in paper II will be declared qualified in the paper I also.

The paper consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). While another candidate was reported saying despite first attempt, he found the overall paper balanced.

  • Zachary Reyes