Published: Mon, June 19, 2017
Economy | By Annette Adams

Paper analysis: UPSC civil services prelims 2017

Paper analysis: UPSC civil services prelims 2017

Candidates who will clear this exam will be eligible for various positions in the Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. Candidates are anxious to witness the reactions of those who appeared for the forenoon slot.

Both papers - General Studies and Civil Services Prelims - were conducted from 9.30am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm respectively.

Use black ball-point pen: Candidates are advised to use a black ball-point pen to the examination hall as they will be required to fill the OMR answer sheets and attendance lists with only that. The main examination will be conducted on 28 October 2017. The first stage is a preliminary exam, the second stage is mains and final stage is interview round. UPSC Prelims 2017 Answer Key. In fact, students felt that questions asked in the General Studies paper being hard would affect the cutoff marks this year.

The preliminary examination consists of two papers consisting objective type or multiple choice questions: General Studies (GS) or Paper 1 and Aptitude or Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) or Paper 2. Those who get 33% in paper II will be declared qualified in the paper I also.

Carry the print of e-admit card: The UPSC has clearly said that no paper admit card will be issued for the examinations. The candidates, however, seek answers right after their exam. 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.

Approximately, more than one million (11 to 12 lakh) candidates across the nation are appearing for the IAS Prelims 2017.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the preliminary round of the Civil Services examination on 18 June, 2017 (Sunday) all over India.

Name of the exam: civil services prelims exam.

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