UPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer Key 2017

Welcome to the letsstudytogether.co. The much awaited UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC) Prelims Exam 2017-18 will be held tomorrow. The UPSC Prelims examination 2017-18 Answer Key for Civil Services Examination will be available soon immediately after the exam.

The official answer key of UPSC 2017-18 will be released by UPSC after final result announcement. The Preliminary examination result of UPSC Civil Services 2017-18 will be announced in July/August 2017. UPSC will be conducting UPSC Civil Services Mains examination on October 28, 2017.

Important Dates UPSC Civil 2017-18

Events Dates
UPSC Prelims 2017 June 18, 2017
UPSC Prelims Answer Key ( Not Official) June 18, 2017
UPSC Prelims Result announcement July – August 2017

UPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern 2017-18

Paper I and Paper II Details
Exam Mode

Offline exam/Pen/Pencil Paper mode

Medium/Language English and Hindi
Type of questions Objective type with multiple options
Total questions 180 (100 for paper I and 80 for paper II)
Time duration 120 minutes for each paper (40 extra minutes for Blind and candidates suffering cerebral palsy who are unable to write.
Qualifying criteria Paper 1 – no minimum marks criteria

Paper 2 – 33% qualifying marks

How to calculate scores for UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017-18:-

Aspirants can calculate their scores with help of UPSC IAS Answer Key 2017 as mentioned below:

  • Mark scored by candidates in Prelims paper 1 and 2 = total number of correct responses*marks allotted to each question- one-third marks negative marking
  • In Paper 1 = correct responses out of 100*2 marks – 0.66 marks for each incorrect answer
  • In Paper 2 = correct responses out of 80*2.5 marks – 0.85 marks for each incorrect answer
  • Total Marks of Prelims exam = Paper 1 scores + Paper 2 scores out of 400

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*Please note that no answer keys can claim to have a complete accuracy with respect to the official UPSC key. But our LST team believes this is the best answer key and you can plan your preparation with confidence based on this.


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