30000 from Andhra Pradesh for UPSC Prelims today

Ivan Schwartz
June 19, 2017

Earlier, the civil services preliminary examination was held in the month of August, but now after a gap of three years, the commission will be conducting the examination in the month of June. Recently the admit cards for the examinations are released.

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The above approach brings NeoStencil's answer key to the same level as the official answer key which will be released much later.

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.

UPSC is the centralised authority that organises examinations like civil services examination, combined medical services examination, engineering services examination, combined defence services examination and others. The afternoon shift exam is yet to be conducted. All the eligible candidates have appeared for the examination. Stay tuned. Read on for UPSC prelims exam analysis, question paper and updates on UPSC Prelims 2017 answer key. Both paper I and paper II carries 200 marks.

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This year UPSC threw many surprises in the paper and candidates who were expecting a set pattern found themselves in shock after seeing the paper. As per the revised rules, the candidates are required to score minimum 33% marks in GS Paper 2, while the marks obtained in GS Paper 1 will be used for screening the candidates for mains.

As per the schedule released by the Commission, the main exam is scheduled for October. In fact, students felt that questions asked in the General Studies paper being hard would affect the cutoff marks this year. For each question, there are four options.

Questions on benami transactions and schemes run by the central government were asked in the civil services preliminary examination held on Sunday.

Name of the exam: civil services prelims exam.

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