The IAS Prelims 2014 was conducted on 24 August 2014. According to the Union Public Service Commission Secretary Ashim Khurana , a total of 9,44,926 candidates applied for the IAS Examination 2014 and 6,80,455 downloaded their admit cards for appearing in the IAS Preliminary Exam 2014. Around 4, 51,602 candidates took the examination in various exam centres spread across the country, about 1.27 lakh more than last year. It was the largest number in the IAS Prelims Exam in the recent past.
The last year, the Cutoff marks for IAS Prelims 2013 (the General Category) was 241 out of 400. This Cut-off marks is inclusive of General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II
As the number of Candidates has increased and the six questions of English Language Skills will not be counted in the final merit, hence the merit of the exam is expected to increase.
Here, the candidates can check there performance and can see the correct answers of the IAS Prelims 2014 General Studies Paper I in an interactive format.
How it will be Helpful
IAS Prelims General Studies Paper I plays a crucial role in clearing the IAS Prelims Exam. The candidates can ensure there selection in IAS Prelims Exams by preparing and getting the grip on the General Studies Paper I. IAS Prelims Syllabus is very wast to cover. Each and every mark counts here as and determines the selection of the candidate. Practice from the real paper play its role here, the real IAS Prelims General Studies Paper I Question Paper can help the candidates to rectify their small errors. The new candidates can practise the IAS Prelims Question Paper under the time limit. By doing this the candidates can evaluate their performance and also they can see the small mistakes which they bypass in the examination. The options given in the answers in the IAS Prelims General Studies Paper I are very close to each other and conceptual clarity is required to correctly solve the questions under the pressure of the exam. Most of the candidates do the error in the IAS Exam by marking wrong answer some times. This format will provide you practice as well as lessons to abstain from such manual errors and keep your preparation fine tuned with the expectations of the exams.