UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020 - Check IAS Prelims & Mains Answer Key
UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020- Various leading coaching institutes have released the answer key of UPSC Civil Services 2020 for the Prelims exam on October 04, 2020. Prelims UPSC answer key released on the same day or in the next few days is unofficial. Candidates can check the correct answers of the prelims UPSC IAS 2020 exam in the official UPSC Civil Services 2020 Answer Key. Candidates can use the prelims UPSC answer key 2020 for calculating their approximate score. UPSC will release the final UPSC IAS answer key 2020 after completing the recruitment process. Along with the UPSC CSE prelims answer key, candidates will be able to download the IAS question papers 2020. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has conducted the UPSC Civil Services prelims exam on October 04, 2020 and mains exam on January 08, 2021. To know more on UPSC Civil Services answer key 2020, candidates can read this article below.
Latest- UPSC IAS prelims result 2020 declared on October 23, 2020. IAS Exam Analysis 2020 has been released. To check more details click here - UPSC 2019 answer key.
UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020 - Memory Based For Paper 1
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UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020
|Paper||Set A||Set B||Set C||Set D|
|General Studies Paper 1||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here|
|General Studies Paper 2||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here|
UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020 Dates
Check below the dates pertaining to the release of official and unofficial UPSC Civil Services 2020 answer key. Along with the unofficial answer key, institutes will release the UPSC Civil Services Cut Off 2020.
IAS Prelims Answer Key Dates
Date of Preliminary Exam
October 04, 2020
Release of IAS answer key (unofficial)
October 04, 2020
UPSC Civil Services answer key (official)
How to download UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020?
Follow the steps given below to download the answer key of UPSC Civil Services.
Steps to download IAS answer key 2020
- Go to the question as per your question paper set below and check the correct key or click on the links ‘UPSC Civil Services answer key’ published by the coaching institutes below
- The answer key has been provided set-wise of General Studies Paper 1 and 2.
- Choose the set provided to you during the exam.
- In the new page, the UPSC pre answer key in PDF file will open
- Download UPSC Civil Services answer key and save it.
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer 20209 by Various Institutes
Download the UPSC 2019 answer key by various institutes through the links given below. The links will be activated once it is released.
Name of Institute
GS Paper 1 UPSC 2019 Answer Key
GS Paper 2 UPSC 2019 Answer Key
|Dhyeya IAS||Download Here||Available Soon|
Shankar IAS Academy
Civil Services Answer Key 2020 by UPSC
UPSC Civil Services Answer Key
GS Paper -I
GS Paper -II
UPSC Civil Services Previous Year's Answer Key
|Year||Paper 1||Paper 2|
|2018||Download Here||Download Here|
|2017||Download Here||Download Here|
|2016||Download Here||Download Here|
UPSC Civil Services Question Papers 2019 for Prelims (Set A, B, C, D)
Download Link Paper I
Download Link Paper II
How to use UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020 to calculate score?
As per marking scheme, for the correct answer in General Studies Paper 1, candidates will score 2 marks while it is 2.5 marks for GS Paper 2. For incorrect answers in both papers, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
Marking Scheme of UPSC Civil Services 2020
- 1/3 of marks allotted for each question
Marks deducted in Paper I
Marks deducted in Paper I
Total marks of prelims
400 (Paper I - 200 marks, Paper II - 200 marks)
Score for Paper I
Correct responses out of 100 X 2 marks – 0.66 marks for each incorrect answer
Score for Paper II
Correct responses out of 80 X 2.5 marks – 0.83 marks for each incorrect answer
(Correct answers in Paper I x 2) + (Correct responses in Paper II x 2.5) – (Number of incorrect response x marks deducted for each incorrect answer)
UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020 Benefits
- Using UPSC Civil Services prelims answer key, candidates will be able to check the correct answers.
Based on the number of answers marked correctly and incorrectly in the exam, candidates can calculate the probable score.
Candidates can analyse their performance based on the score
UPSC Civil Services 2020 Qualifying Marks
The examination authority decides qualifying marks for General Studies Studies Paper II which is 33%. There is no qualifying marks for General Studies Paper I. Candidates are required to secure the qualifying marks to pass Paper II. Besides the qualifying marks, UPSC also determines the overall UPSC Civil Services cut off for preliminary exam on the basis of General Studies (GS) Paper I only.
The result of UPSC Civil Services 2020 of the preliminary exam will be declared in November/December 2020. On the basis of the result, candidates will be selected for the mains exam. Civil Services Examination is one of the most coveted exams in the country conducted by UPSC to select candidates for various administrative services Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service, Indian Revenue Service (IRS).
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2020 - Check IAS Prelims & Mains Answer Key
Question: Can I raise objections in UPSC Civil Services answer key?
The facility to raise objections in the answer key is not provided by UPSC.
Question: When does official UPSC Civil Services 2020 answer key be released?
The answer key is released after the final recruitment of the exam.
Question: Can I get the answer key of UPSC Civil Service mains exam?
No, the answer key of UPSC Civil Services mains exam is not released by UPSC.
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Questions related to UPSC Civil Services Exam
what study in 10th class to become an ias
In order to understand how to become an IAS, you need to understand about the UPSC Civil Services Examination. UPSC on Union Public Service Commission is the body responsible for conducting the Civil Services Examination.
For UPSC Civil Services, candidates must be an Indian Citizen who has completed his or her graduation (any course) from a recognized university in the country and is between the age group of 21 to 32 years. The age is calculated as on 31 August of the year of notification. Also, upper age limit is relaxed as per the government rules for reserved categories.
what to study in 10th class to become an ias
To become an IAS officer, you need to qualify the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Exam (CSE). The exam itself is conducted as a means to recruit civil servants to one of the 25 services that comprise of the All India Services, Central Services and Group B services.
For being eligible to sit in this examination, you must hold a Bachelor's Degree from any of the recognized universities.
You can start preparing for this examination if you want to right from this time. You can work on yoyr general knowledge and vocabulary.
Hope it helps.
Which is the best school in india for 11th & 12th and in that school we prepare for ias exam
To become IAS, you must satisfy the qualification criteria for same and that involves an undergraduation degree with minimum age of 21 years. You canapply for IAS exam only after you have completed your undergraduation degree. Also, the syllabus of IAS exam includes the syllabus of undergraduation degree generally. So, you must prepare well for your 11th and 12th exams. And later on, when you are pursuing your UG degree then you can do preparation for IAS exam side by side. For more information, you can check this article:
Hello Folks,I am in 6th sem.My birt date is 13/08/2000. Am i eligible for 2021 exam???
A candidate must be between 21 to 32 years of age as on August 1, 2021. UPSC also provides age relaxations to candidates belonging to reserved category. From the following table, candidates can check the relaxation policy as per the category.
IAS Age Relaxation 2021
No age relaxation
Defense Services Personnel, who got disabled during operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence
Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers (CO) and ECOs/SSCOs who will render at least five years Military Service as on August 1, 2021, and have been released
ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st August 2021
In the following cases:
Candidates ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir from January 1, 1981, to December 31, 1989.
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All the best
is it possible to get good rank in ias exam in the first attempt
Yes, provided , if you get guided in the right manner.