UPSC IAS 2019 Prelims Question Paper & Exam Analysis - 2nd June 2019
UPSC IAS 2019 Prelims Question Paper & Exam Analysis - 2nd June 2019

UPSC Prelims Exam Analysis & and Question Paper 2nd June 2019

UPSC Prelims 2019 Subject Wise Analysis. UPSC Prelims 2019 Question Paper Analysis Insights by Mrunal, Vision IAS, Insights IAS and Trend Analysis. UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Question Paper Analysis. The Union Public Service Commission had conducted the most awaited exam of the year the Civil Services Prelims Exam 2019 on 2nd June, 2019.

The UPSC Civil Services  Exam (CSE) is regarded as one of the topmost exams of the country. Every year, Lakhs of aspirants appear for UPSC IAS Exam. Coming to the core, The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently conducted the Morning shift of UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2019.

UPSC IAS Prelims Exam Timing 2019

The UPSC IAS civil services prelims exam will be held in two sessions on Sunday, 2nd June 2019. The first session—Paper 1 or General Studies—will be held between 9:30-11:30 am. Paper 2 will access the General Aptitude of the candidates and will start at 2:30 pm and conclude by 4:30 pm. Each paper will be for a duration of 2 hours.

Entry into the examination venue will be closed 10 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the examination, i.e. 9:20 am for the morning exam and 2:20 pm for the afternoon exam.

UPSC IAS Prelims Exam Analysis 2019

The questions were well above the difficulty level of the common UPSC IAS aspirants. One important noticeable change which was seen in the paper was the increased number of applied questions. The paper asked a variety of questions and the options made the questions more tricky. The habit of UPSC to play with the mind of the IAS aspirants in not new.

The UPSC Prelims exam for 2019 was held on June 2nd at various centres across India. From 2015 onwards, the merit for Mains exam is decided based on GS Paper 1 alone, since GS Paper 2 has been made qualifying in nature. This raises the competition level every year.

Name of Section Number of Questions
Geography 12
Polity 14
History, Art & Culture 19
Economy 17
Environment & Ecology 14
Others (Science & Technology, International Organization, Current Affairs) 24
Total 100

UPSC IAS Prelims Question Paper & Answer Key 2019

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As per the aspirants who appeared for the IAS Exam, the overall difficulty level of the paper was Moderate. As promised, let us now go through the important topics asked in IAS Prelims Exam 2019. Questions were mainly asked from the following topics:-

India and World Geography

In this year s Geography section, UPSC asked more map-based and factual questions. Usually, UPSC asks conceptual based questions from Geography section, but this year it changed the trend drastically.

  • Location-wise Geography (Maximum Questions)
  • Maps
  • Current Places which were in News etc
Indian Polity and Governance

The major chunk of questions came from Polity section. Majority of the questions asked were concept based, but the root for the questions were current affairs. So the nature of polity questions was current affairs based conceptual questions.

History, Art & Culture

Questions from Art and Culture section were less and the questions were simple in nature, but finding the correct answer has made this section difficult since the questions are fact-based, like GI Tags, cultural history questions, etc. In this section, Questions asked from the following topics:-

  • Ancient History
  • Medieval History
  • Modern History
  • Indian Religion
  • Festival
  • Painting
  • Indian Architecture
Environment and Ecology

Questions from the Environment section were asked based on current affairs. Almost all questions from this section were from the last 1-2 year current affairs issues. For example – conservation agriculture, Sixth Mass Extinction, GM mustard, carbon fertilisation, prosopis juliflora etc.

  • Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Current Convention on the Environment
  • Agreement on the Environment
  • NGT etc

The question asked in this year Prelims exam was from Economy section. This section saw a mix of both conceptual based and current affairs based questions. Someone with good command over the economy subject would have been able to answer questions with less effort, since most of the questions asked from this section were of moderate difficulty.

UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam Cut off 2019

UPSC IAS Cut off 2019.The cutoff marks are the important aspect in any recruiting process. The UPSC board considers IAS cutoff marks 2019 in short listing the students. The cutoff score is the margin line. If aspirants scored less than the cutoff, then he/she will not eligible for next process or nit get shortlisted. To get selected in the civil service exam aspirants  should get more marks than the cutoff. The Cut off marks are compulsory for whole 3 stages. The UPSC will publish the UPSC IAS Cut Off 2019 on the official website as soon the results get prepared. Here below we mentioned three steps which have high impact in shortlisting the candidates.

  • UPSC Preliminary exam- Cutoff is applicable to shortlist candidate for the UPSC IAS Mains 2019.
  • UPSC Main exam- By the cutoffs of main exam candidates will get selected for the personal interviews.
  • UPSC Personal Interview- Lastly the Aspirants will get selected on the basis of their interview.

UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2019 : Important Links

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