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UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2024 - Download UP PCS Answer Key here

UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2024 - Download UP PCS Answer Key here

Edited By Vishnukumar | Updated on Jan 03, 2024 02:35 PM IST | #UP PCS

The U.P. Commission will release the UPPSC PCS 2024 answer key on the official website. The provisional UPPSC PCS 2024 prelims answer key will be released in online mode only at Some coaching institutes will also released the unofficial UPPSC PCS answer key 2024. Candidates will be able to challenge UPPSC answer key 2024 online and offline by submitting the proof in the format provided by the commission.

Candidates who appeared in the UP PCS prelims exam calculated their expected score here with the help of unofficial UP PCS answer key 2024.
After the answer key, UPPSC PCS question papers will also be released. The UPPSC PCS exam has two stages - prelims and mains, both be conducted in offline mode. The final UPPSC PCS 2024 answer key will be released after the time to raise objections will be over. Prelims UPPSC result 2024 will be declared based on the final UPPSC PCS answer key 2024. To know more about the UPPSC PCS 2024 answer key, check the article below.

UPPSC PCS 2024 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important UPPSC PCS exam dates 2024 in the table below.

UPPSC PCS Exam Dates 2024


UPPSC PCS Exam Dates

UPPSC PCS notification

January 1, 2024

Online Application begins

January 1, 2024

Last day for application submission

January 29, 2024

UPPSC PCS prelims exam date

To be notified
UPPSC PCS Provisional answer key release dateTo be notified
Last date to challengeTo be notified

Prelims result

To be notified

UPPSC mains exam date

To be notified

UPPSC mains result

To be notified

Interview date

To be notified

Final UPPSC result

To be notified

UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2024 - UPPSC Prelims GS 1 and 2 answer key

UPPSC PCS exam has three stages - prelims, mains and interview. UPPSC PCS prelims exam has two papers in which questions are asked are of multiple choice type. UPPSC prelims paper 1 and 2 both are of 200 marks each. There is negative marking in the UPPSC PCS prelims exam. UPPSC GS paper 1 is scoring in nature whereas GS paper 2 is qualifying in nature. UPPSC releases the UPPSC PCS answer key in two steps - provisional answer key and final answer key. Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key in case of any issues. But the same can not be done for the final UPPSC PCS answer key.

How to Download UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2024?

  • Visit the official UPPSC website-

  • Click on the link UPPSC PSC Answer Key 2024 link

  • The UPPCS answer key PDF file will be opened in a new window

  • Check your UPPSC question paper set and accordingly match the PCS answer key

  • Download the UPPSC PCS answer key and save the file

UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2024 - Score Calculation & Marking Scheme

With the help of the official UPPSC PCS answer key 2024, candidates can calculate their prelims UPPSC PCS score to know how they performed in the UPPSC prelims exam. To calculate the UPPSC PCS exam score, candidates can use the formula given below.

Total score = Number of correct answers x Marks allotted - Number of incorrect answers x Marks allotted

UPPSC PCS marking scheme


Number of Questions

Correct answer marks

Incorrect answer marks

General Studies 1




General Studies 2




How to Challenge the Provisional UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2024?

UPPSC provides the facility to challenge the official UPPSC PCS answer key 2024 that is released by the Commission. Candidates can raise objections against the UPPCS PCS prelims answer key by sending it in the format prescribed by the commission by post. Candidates have to submit their objections in the format prescribed for general studies paper 1 and 2 along with proof for their objections. Format for raising objections on the UPPCS PCS answer key 2024 is mentioned below.

  • Name of Candidates

  • Roll Number of Candidates

  • Name of exam

  • Name of Subject

  • Booklet Series

Quick links:

Previous Years UPPSC PCS Answer Key

UPPSC PCS 2023 Answer Key (Official)

The official UP PCS prelims answer key 2024 helps aspirants to know their correct and incorrect responses as well as their probable score in the prelims exam. Candidates can find the official UPPSC PCS prelims answer key 2024 links for all sets of GS Paper 1 and GS Paper 2 given below.

UP PCS Prelims Answer Key 2023 (G.S. Paper 1)

GS Paper 1 All SetsUPPSC Answer Key 2023
SET ADownload Here
SET BDownload Here
SET CDownload Here
SET DDownload Here

UP PCS Prelims 2023 Answer Key (G.S. Paper 2)

GS Paper 2 All SetsUPPSC 2023 Answer Key
SET ADownload Here
SET BDownload Here
SET CDownload Here
SET DDownload Here

UPPSC PCS Provisional Answer Key 2022 - Previous Years


Answer key download links

UPPSC PCS prelims paper 1

Set A, Set B, Set C, Set D

UPPSC prelims paper 2

Set A, Set B, Set C, Set D

UPPSC PCS Provisional Answer Key 2021 - Previous year's

SubjectUPPSC PCS answer key download link

UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern 2024

UPPSC PCS exam pattern is prescribed by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission in the official UP PCS notification. As per the UPPSC PCS notification 2024, UPPSC PCS preliminary exam is 400 marks having two GS papers with negative marking. Whereas UPPSC mains is of 1500 marks having 8 papers which are descriptive with one optional subject. Check the tables below for the latest UPPSC PCS exam pattern 2024.

UPPSC Prelims 2024 Exam Pattern



Maximum Marks


Paper 1

General studies 1


2 hrs

Paper 2

General studies 2


2 hrs

UPPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2024



Maximum Marks


Paper 1

General Hindi


3 hrs

Paper 2



3 hrs

Paper 3

General Studies 1


3 hrs

Paper 4

General Studies 2


3 hrs

Paper 5

General Studies 3


3 hrs

Paper 6

General Studies 4


3 hrs

Paper 7

General Studies 5


3 hrs

Paper 8

General Studies 6


3 hrs

UPPSC PCS Cut off 2024

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will release the UPPSC PCS 2024 cutoff separately for every stage of the UPPSC exam. The final UPPSC PCS cutoff 2024 will be released along with the declaration of the final UPPSC PCS result. Candidates qualifying for the UPPSC cut off of one stage will be eligible to appear for the UPPSC PCS recruitment process next stage. The final UPPSC PCS cutoff 2024 is prepared based on the UPPSC mains exam and interview.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Does UPPSC release the answer key for the UPPSC PCS exam?

Yes, UPPSC will release the provisional answer key for UPPSC PCS prelims on the official website after conclusion of exam.

2. Is there -ve marking in the UPPSC prelims exam?

Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answers in the prelims UPPSC PCS exam.

3. When is the UPPSC PCS prelims exam 2024 going to be held?

UPPSC PCS 2024 prelims exam date will be announced soon.

4. Where can I download the UPPSC PCS answer key from?

Candidates can download the UP PCS answer key from the official UPPSC website.

5. When will the UPPSC PCS mains 2024 exam be conducted?

UPPSC PCS 2024 mains exam date will be announced after the declaration of prelims result.


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Questions related to UP PCS

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Hello aspirant,

One of the most well-liked state civil service examinations in the nation is the UPPSC PCS test. The UPSC IAS test pattern is now more similar to the UP PCS exam pattern thanks to changes made by the UPPSC in recent years. Every year, thousands of candidates take the UPPSC PCS exam in hopes of being hired by the state as Group A and B officers.

To know the complete preparation tips to crack UPSC, you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

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Hello aspirant,

In the official notification, UPPSC made reference to the UPPSC PCS 2023 qualifying requirements. Before submitting the UPPSC PCS 2023 application form, candidates who wish to sit for the UP PCS exam must be eligible according to the UP PCS eligibility requirements. The UPPSC PCS 2023 eligibility requirements are based on physical requirements, nationality, age restriction, and educational requirements. In accordance with the UPPSC PCS eligibility requirements, applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 40 to submit an application. In the UP PCS exam, candidates from the reserved category are eligible for an age reduction.

To know full eligibility criteria, please visit the following link:

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Yes. You may write your optional paper in English while completing the remaining papers in Marathi or Hindi, two additional acceptable languages.

A candidate may choose to respond to each question paper in either English or one of the languages listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India, with the exception of the Qualifying Language Papers, Papers A and B. Despite this, candidates who choose to write Papers I through V in any of the languages listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India may also choose to write the Optional Papers in English. This does not apply to Papers A and B, which are the Qualifying Language Papers.

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Dear aspirant,

As you mentioned your query let me tell you that on a general basis not a single conducting body rejects just on the basis of photograph.

They will intimate you by mail or sms to upload the new photograph with corrects dimensions and size and check it accordingly.

Hello Candidate,

You need to do is check if the Community that you belong to in UP SC Category also falls under SC Category in Delhi. Because some times SC Communities list differs from State to State. If your Category from Delhi also falls under UP SC Community list, then showing that, you might have to get a SC Certificate so that you can avail SC Reservation in UP as well. Now, you studying in Delhi makes you eligible for claiming Delhi domicile but because the Category certificate is that of Delhi's there might be an issue. Not all the Communities listed in the UP SC Caste list are also listed under Delhi SC Caste list. And then there is a separate Central SC list too. So to avoid any confusions and last minute hurdles, it is for your own good to get a SC Caste Certificate from the UP as well.


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