UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2015 Answer Key has been released by various coaching centres for the candidates who appeared in the exam conducted on August 23. Careers360 is providing here UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2015 Exam Answer Key from different coaching institutes to aid the candidates with the correct answers of the questions in the preliminary exam.

The answer keys are published here to help the candidates in knowing the correct answers of the questions as marked by them in the coveted civil services exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The official answer key of Civil Services Prelims 2015 Exam will be provided by the exam authority within a month of conduct of the exam.

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Let us have a quick look over syllabus of Civil Services (Prelims) Exam 2015 –


Paper I – General Studies

  • Current events of national and international importance

  • History of India and Indian National Movement

  • Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World

  • Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy Rights Issues, etc

  • Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc

  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization

  • General Science

Paper II – General Studies

  • Comprehension

  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills

  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability

  • Decision-making and problem solving

  • General mental ability

  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. Class X level)

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam 2015 Answer Keys – The answer key of the civil services prelims exam is available below.

  • The Civil Services Prelims Exam 2015 Answer Key will provide you the correct answer to each of the 180 questions of the exam of both the papers GS and CSAT

  • The official Civil Services (Prelims) 2015 answer key will also provide you the answer key to each of the sets A, B, C and D

  • If in any case, any of the questions of Civil Services Prelims 2015 is incorrect or dubious, UPSC will be informing for the same

  • Candidates can themselves calculate their marks of Civil Services Prelims 2015 Exam after knowing the total number of correctly marked answers as per Answer Key of Civil Services Prelims 2015 Exam

Click herepdf for UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam 2015 Question Paper


Click here for UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam 2015 Official Answer Key (Link will be updated as and when the same is released by UPSC)

Answer Key of Civil Services Prelims as provided by different coaching experts – You can download the answer keys of the civil services exam 2015 of sets A, B, C and D from the table below

Coaching Institutes

Paper I

Paper II

Career Launcher



Chanakya IAS Academy



Chronicle IAS Academy





Drishti IAS



IAS Exam Portal



Khan Study Group



Nirvana IAS Academy



Rau’s IAS Circle



Sri Chaitanya Narayana IAS Academy



Sriram's IAS Academy






Vajiram and Ravi



Vision IAS Study Circle



The official Answer Key of UPSC CSP 2015 for General Studies and CSAT papers will look like the below pdf image


Civil Services Prelims 2015 Exam Marking Scheme

  • UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2015 is an offline mode paper, comprising a total of 400 questions of 400 marks

  • Candidates need to mark the appropriate answer among the four given against each question of UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2015

  • If in any case, the candidate marks more than one answer, it’ll be regarded wrong, even if one of the marked responses is correct and negative marking will be applicable to the very question(s)

  • As part of the marking scheme, for every correct answer; one mark will be awarded and for each incorrect response, 0.33 marks will be deducted from the total scored marks.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2015 Result will be declared tentatively in the month of October. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be declaring cutoff marks for UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2015 for screening in of candidates for UPSC CS Mains 2015.

The Commission will draw a list of candidates to be qualified for Civil Service (Main) Examination based on the criterion of minimum qualifying marks of 33% in General Studies Paper- II of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination and total qualifying marks of General Studies Paper-I of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination as may be determined by the Commission


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is conducting Civil Services Exam 2015 for as many as 1129 vacancies distributed among 25 different posts of civil services.


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