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UPPCS Prelims 2018 Analysis and Cut Off

Oct 29, 2018 17:26 IST
    UPPCS Prelims 2018
    UPPCS Prelims 2018

    The awaited UPPCS Prelims took place on 28 Oct 2018 across different centres in the state. Many aspirants appeared in UPPCS Prelims. There were two Papers in this exam namely General Studies Paper-I and General Studies Paper-II. The General Studies Paper-I had 150 questions with the time limit of two hours and the General Studies Paper-II was qualifying in nature and the scores will not be considered for the merit. For the first time, the UPPCS Prelims paper will be conducted with the provision of negative marking.

    UPPCS Prelims 2018 Question Paper and Answer Key

    Cut Off may Reduce in UPPCS Prelims 2018

    The cut off of any exam depends on many factors like number of the candidates in the exam, the difficulty level of the exam and the provision of the negative marking. The cut off of the UPPCS Prelims used to be higher in the previous years, but with the introduction of the negative marking this year, the cut off is expected to fall. Since the introduction of negative marking will make the exam difficult to crack, so students may expect a reduction in the cut off.

    UPPCS Prelims 2018: Analysis

    General Studies Paper I

    In UPPCS Prelims 2018, there were questions from almost all the topics. The General Studies Paper-I is of 200 marks and the students need to clear the cut off to appear un the UPPCS Mains. In the General Studies Paper-I, there were 150 questions and the time limit for the exam is 2 hours. Below is the topic wise analysis of the questions that are asked in General Studies Paper-I of UPPCS Prelims:

    Name of the Topic

    UPPCS 2018

    Geography & Demography of India


    Science & Technology


    History of India


    Current Affairs 


    Static GK


    Indian Polity


    Economy of India


    Environment and Ecology


    Freedom Struggle of India


    Sports and Awards


    Books & Authors


    Art & Culture




    Here is a comparative presentation of the topics that are asked in the UPPCS Prelims 2018:

    The General Studies Paper-II is qualifying in nature and the candidates need to qualify it mandatorily so that they can appear in the UPPCS Mains 2018. The overall difficulty level of the UPPCS Prelims is difficult and the students, who have done intensive study, may get an opportunity to write the Mains exam.

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