UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2017

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UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2017

UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2017UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2017The answer key for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary examination 2017 is available now. UPSC civil services prelims 2017 was held on June 18. Candidates can download here UPSC Civil Services 2017 answer key as released by various coaching institutes like Chanakya IAS Academy, Rau’s IAS Circle. Sriram’s IAS Academy etc. The preliminary answer key of UPSC 2017 mentions correct options for each question of the test papers (General Studies Paper I and Paper II) of each code- A, B, C and D. UPSC Civil Services answer key 2017 is available separately for each paper. Candidates can cross-check correct options with help of UPSC Civil Services 2017 answer key and analyse their options as marked during the examination. The official answer key of UPSC 2017 will be released by UPSC after final result announcement. The prelims result of UPSC IAS 2017 will be announced in July/August 2017. UPSC will be conducting UPSC Civil Services mains examination on October 28, 2017. Candidates can know here all about UPSC answer key 2017 as well as marking scheme as mentioned below on this page.

 

Important Dates related to UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2017

Events

Dates

UPSC Prelims 2017 (Concluded)

June 18, 2017

UPSC Prelims Answer Key released by coaching institutes (Released)

June 18, 2017

UPSC Prelims Result announcement

July – August 2017

Instructions to download UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2017

 

Candidates can check here how to download UPSC prelims 2017 answer key

  • The answer key for each set of UPSC Civil Services question booklet is provided

  • Click on link for UPSC answer key 2017 of your set

  • A pdf file will open up mentioning correct options for each question

  • Candidates are advised to download the UPSC 2017 answer key for their set for future references

UPSC Civil Services 2017 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

Coaching Institutes

Prelims Answer Key for Paper 1

Prelims Answer Key for Paper 2

BYJU’s Classes

Click here (Set A)

Available soon

Career Launcher

Click here (All Sets)

Available soon

Chankya IAS academy

Click here (All Sets)

Available soon

Rau’s IAS circle

Available soon

Available soon

Sriram’s IAS Academy

Available soon

Available soon

UPSC Civil Services Question Paper 2017

Question Booklet

SET A

SET B

SET C

SET D

GS Paper 1

Click here

Click here

Click here

Click here

GS Paper 2

Available soon

Available soon

Available soon

Available soon

Highlights of UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2017

  • The answer key of UPSC prelims 2017 is available for all sets of prelims question papers

  • UPSC will be releasing answer key of Civil Services Examination 2017 within a month after conduct of the preliminary examination

  • The UPSC prelims answer key 2017 mentions correct options for all 180 objective type questions of Paper 1 and Paper 2

  • The answer key of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2017 is helpful to candidates in detemining their expected result and scores

  • The Paper I – General Studies, is a screening test only. Candidates who will qualify Paper II – General Studies with at least 33% marks will be considered eligible to appear for UPSC Civil Services Mains exam 2017

How to calculate scores for UPSC Civil Services prelims 2017?

 

Candidates can calculate their scores with help of UPSC IAS Answer Key 2017 as mentioned below:

  • Mark scored by candidates in prelims paper 1 and 2 = total number of correct responses*marks allotted to each question- one third marks negative marking

  • For Paper 1 = correct responses out of 100*2 marks – 0.66 marks for each incorrect answer

  • For Paper 2 = correct rsponses out of 80*2.5 marks – 0.85 marks for each incorrect answer

  • Total Marks of Prelims exam = Paper 1 scores + Paper 2 scores out of 400

Marking Scheme of UPSC Civil Services 2017 Preliminary exam

  • The paper I of UPSC IAS exam 2017 carries 100 objective type questions two marks each and paper II carries 2.5 marks for each objective type questions

  • The total marks for Paper I and Paper II of UPSC IAS 2017 is 200 marks

  • In case of wrong attempts, one third marks will be deducted for each incorrect objective type question, i,e 0.66 marks for paper I and 0.85 marks for Paper II

  • The questions marked with more than one option, will be deemed incorrect even if one of the options is correct and negative marking will be done for such questions

  • Moreover, no marks will be allotted for questions not attempted

Exam Pattern of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017

 

The two papers of UPSC Civil Services Preliminary examination 2017, i.e. Civil Services Aptitude Test and General Studies will be carrying multiple choice questions only. Paper I is only qualifying screening test and paper II is to be qualifief with minimum 33% marks to be able to appear for mains examination.

 

Candidates can check the table below to know more about UPSC IAS exam pattern 2017 for preliminary exam -

 

UPSC IAS exam pattern

Features of Paper I and Paper II

Details

Exam Mode

Offline exam/Pen/Pencil Paper mode

Medium/Language

English and Hindi

Type of questions

Objectibe type with multiple options

Total questions

180 (100 for paper I and 80 for paper II)

Time duration

120 minutes for each paper (40 extra minutes for Blind and candidates suffering celebral palsy who are unable to write

Qualifying criteria

Paper 1 – no minimum marks criteria

Paper 2 – 33% qualifying marks

Previous Years UPSC Civil Services Answer Key

 

Candidates can download previous year’s UPSC Prelims answer key as released by various coaching institutes given in the table below -

 

UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2016

Coaching Institutes Name

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer Key (Paper 1 - GS) - Booklet A, B, C, D

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer Key (Paper 2 - CSAT)

BYJU's Classes

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Career Launcher

Download Now

Download Now

Chanakya IAS Academy

Download Now

Download Now

Rau’s IAS Circle

Download Now

 

Sriram’s IAS Academy

Download Now

 

UPSC Civil Services Question Paper 2016

 

Booklet A

Booklet B

Question Paper - 1

Download

Dowload

Candidates can download below answer key and question paper for UPSC IAS 2015:

Paper

GS Paper 1

GS Paper 2

Answer Key

Click here

Click here

Question paper

Click here

Click here

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