UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2018

UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2018 - The answer key of UPSC Civil Services Prelims examination has been released for General Studies Paper I and II on June 3, 2018. Candidates can download UPSC Civil Services answer key for all sets - A, B, C, D of both the papers.  UPSC Civil Services Prelims answer key has been released by coaching institutes like Career Launcher, Khan Study Group (KSG), Chanakya IAS Academy, Springboard, Rau's IAS Circle, BYJU's, Shankar IAS Academy, NeoStencil etc. Using UPSC Civil Services answer key 2018, candidates can calculate their probable score based on the number of correct and incorrect responses. As per marking scheme, candidates for correct answer in GS paper 1 will score 2 marks while it is 2.5 marks in GS Paper 2. For incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted in both the papers. UPSC Civil Services prelims examination was conducted on June 3, 2018.

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The exam conducting authority, UPSC releases the answer key of preliminary examination after the declaration of final result. UPSC Civil Services answer key 2018 for mains is neither released by coaching institutes nor the conducting authority since the paper is descriptive. Read below for more details on UPSC Civil Services answer key.

How to download UPSC Civil Services 2018 Answer Key?

 

The IAS answer key of preliminary exam has been released online for all sets of both GS Paper 1 and 2. The answer key is available in PDF format. Download UPSC Civil Services prelims answer key following the steps given below.

 

Steps to download IAS answer key 2018

  • Candidates have to click on UPSC Civil Services answer key link of their set.

  • The pdf file mentioning correct answers will open

  • Download the answer key to compare responses

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

Name of Institute

GS Paper 1 Answer Key

GS Paper 2 Answer Key

Career Launcher

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Chanakya IAS Academy

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Vajiram and ravi

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Drishti IAS

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KSG

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Shankar IAS Academy

Click here (Set A)

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Springboard Academy

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BYJU’s Classes

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Rau's IAS

Click here (Set B)

Available Soon

NeoStencil

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims Question Paper 2018

Question Booklet

SET A

SET B

SET C

SET D

GS Paper 1

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GS Paper 2

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer Key 2017 by UPSC

Papers

Answer Key

GS Paper -I

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GS Paper -II

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UPSC Civil Services 2017 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

Coaching Institutes

Prelims Answer Key for Paper 1

BYJU’s Classes

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Career Launcher

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Chankya IAS academy

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UPSC Civil Services Question Paper 2017

Question Booklet

SET A

SET B

SET C

SET D

GS Paper 1

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GS Paper 2

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How to calculate UPSC Civil Services Prelims scores? 

The method to calculate score of UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam is given below.

 

UPSC Civil Services 2018 marking scheme

Specifications

Marking Scheme

Correct response

  • GS Paper I = 2

  • GS Paper II = 2.5

Negative marking

- 1/3 of marks allotted for each question

Marks deducted in Paper I

0.66 marks

Marks deducted in Paper I

0.83 marks

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

Aggregate score

(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)

 

Highlights of UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2018

  • UPSC Civil Services prelims answer key help candidates to check the correct answers to questions asked in the exam.

  • IAS answer key 2018 is available for all sets of GS Paper I and II of prelims examination.

  • The answer key provide correct answers of 180 questions asked in GS Paper I and II.

  • Based on the number of correct and incorrect answers, candidates can know their probable score.

  • Candidates can evaluate their performance based on the obtained score.

  • The answer keys released by coaching institutes are formulated by subject matter experts and faculties.

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Exam Pattern

 

Civil Services examination is conducted in three stages – preliminary, mains and interview. UPSC Civil Services exam pattern include details like marking scheme, total sections, questions, marks and time duration. The preliminary examination is conducted to screen candidates for mains. The preliminary exam as per Civil Services exam pattern comprises two compulsory papers – GS Paper I and II. Each paper carries 200 marks and is held for 2 hours. GS paper I carries 100 questions while there are 80 questions in paper 2. GS Paper II is qualifying in nature. The mains examination of UPSC Civil Services consist of 9 papers. Out of which, two papers are qualifying papers and marks obtained in other seven papers are counted for merit. The test carries total 1750 Marks. The interview is conducted for 275 marks.

UPSC Civil Services Result 2018

 

UPSC Prelims result will be declared online in July/August, 2018. On the basis of marks secured in Paper I and II candidates will be shortlisted for mains exam. The minimum qualifying marks for Paper II is 33%. The result will be released in PDF format. UPSC releases Civil Services result in three stages - prelims, mains and final. First, UPSC Civil Services result for prelims is declared followed by declaration of mains result. The result of mains exam will be declared in December. The final result will be declared in March/April.

 

UPSC Civil Services Cutoff 2018

 

The cutoff is the minimum score that candidates should secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for next level of recruitment process. UPSC Civil Services cut off is applied at each stage - prelims, mains and interview. The previous years’ and expected UPSC Civil Services cutoff are given in the table below.

 

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cutoff 2018 by NeoStencil

Category

Cut-off

General

97 + / - 3

OBC

94 + / - 3

SC

82 + / - 3

ST

80 + / - 3

UPSC Civil Services Expected Cutoff 2018 By SuperProfs 

General

OBC

SC

ST

110 (+ or 3)

105 (+ or 3)

100 (+ or 3)

95 (+ or –3)

UPSC Civil Services cutoff 2017

Category

Prelims

Mains

Final

General

105.34

809

1006

OBC

102.66

770

968

SC

88.66

756

944

ST

88.66

749

939

UPSC Civil Services cutoff 2016

Category

Prelims

Mains

Final

General

116

787

988

OBC

110.66

745

951

SC

99.34

739

937

ST

96

730

920

UPSC Civil Services Question Paper 2017

Question Booklet

SET A

SET B

SET C

SET D

GS Paper 1

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GS Paper 2

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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

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Chanakya IAS Academy

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Rau’s IAS Circle

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Sriram’s IAS Academy

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UPSC Civil Services Question Paper 2016

 

Booklet A

Booklet B

Question Paper - 1

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Dowload

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

Paper

GS Paper 1

GS Paper 2

Answer Key

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Question paper

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