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Solved UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 Question Paper & Answer Key - GS Paper 1 & Paper 2 (CSAT)

UPSC 2020 Prelims Answer Key (Paper 1 & Paper 2): The Union Public Service Commission is conducting UPSC Prelims 2020 today & timings for Paper 1 is from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM & Paper 2 is from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM. Get UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer Key & Question Paper.

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 Exam Today: Check All Updates!
UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 Exam Today: Check All Updates!

UPSC 2020 Prelims Answer Key (Paper 1 & Paper 2): The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is conducting UPSC Prelims 2020, timings for Paper 1 is from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM & Paper 2 is from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM. Paper 1 of UPSC Prelims 2020 is over & Jagran Josh is providing the answer key of UPSC Prelims 2020 question paper. Question Paper of UPSC Prelims 2020 (PDF) is also available for download. Reviews about today's UPSC Paper 2020 are also available now.

UPSC Prelims Cut Off: 2020 (Expected), 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Solved UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Question Paper:

Solved UPSC Prelims 2020 question paper (with Answer Key) has been provided here by Jagran Josh's Experts. With the help of solved UPSC (IAS) Prelims 2020 Question Paper candidates can get an idea about the answers of UPSC Prelims 2020.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Answer Key:

UPSC aspirants can check answers of all the questions. Here we have provided the UPSC Answer Key of a particular set but questions in all the sets (A/B/C/D) are almost the same but the order is different.

Links to access Question Paper & Answer Key

UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer Key: Paper 1 UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer Key: Paper 2 UPSC Prelims 2020 Expected Cut-off

UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 GS Paper 1 Question Paper with Answer Key:

UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 GS Paper 1 Question Paper (4th October, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM) with answer key is now accessible and one can access all the questions and answers of this paper from the link given below

Check Now: UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 GS Paper 1 Question Paper with Answer Key and Exam Paper Analysis

UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 CSAT Question Paper with Answer Key:

UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 CSAT Question Paper with Answer Key (4th October, 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM) with answer key is now  also accessible and one can access all the questions and answers of this paper from the link given below

Check Now: UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 CSAT Paper 2: Question Paper with Answer Key and Exam Paper Analysis

UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2020 Question Paper with Answer Key: 

Candidates who have appeared for UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2020 can access the UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2020 Question Paper (with Answer Key) and can easily get an idea about the expected score of UPSC Prelims Result 2020. One can also check expected UPSC Prelims 2020 cut-off from the link given below

UPSC Cut-off 2020 (Expected) for IAS (CSE) Prelims & Mains & 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Cut-Off


UPSC Exam Timing 2020: Civil Services Examination (Prelims) Paper 1 & Paper 2

Exam timings for today’s UPSC CSE Prelims 2020 is

- Paper 1: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM 

- Paper 2: 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM

As per the instructions given in the UPSC Admit Card, gates will be closed 10 minutes before the commencement of the examination. 

Check: UPSC Answer Key for CSE Prelims: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015 - (Paper 1 & 2)

UPSC Prelims 2020 Paper: Exam Pattern of UPSC (CSE) 2020

UPSC Prelims 2020 Exam consists of 2 papers. Each paper contains multiple-choice questions. Candidates need to appear for both papers. More detail about each paper is given below

General Studies (Paper- I): 100 Multiple Choice Questions (200 Marks) in 2 Hours

Marking Scheme

+2 marks for each correct response

0 marks for no response

Negative Marking for incorrect response: One-third of marks allotted to each question (or - 0.67 marks for each incorrect response)

General Studies (Paper- II or Aptitude Test): 80 Multiple Choice Questions (200 Marks) in 2 Hours

Marking Scheme

+2.5 marks for each correct response

0 marks for no response

Negative Marking for incorrect response: One-third of marks allotted to each question (or- 0.83 marks for each incorrect response)

The marks scored by candidates in UPSC Prelims 2020 are not added to the total score for the final merit list. Candidates who clear the UPSC Prelims 2020 cut-off will be eligible to appear for UPSC Mains 2020.

UPSC Prelims 2020: Expected Cut-off

The cut-off of any exam like UPSC CSE 2020 depends on the number of candidates, vacancies and difficulty level of the exam. Nothing concrete can be said before the exam but the experts told us that a slight variation of 5 to 10 marks might be expected in the cut-off as compared to previous years’ UPSC Cut-off.

The expected cut-off of UPSC Prelims 2020

- General: 98 + (5 to 10) marks

- EWS: 90 + (5 to 10) marks

- OBC: 95.34 + (5 to 10) marks

- SC: 82 ± 5 marks

- ST: 77.34 ± 5 marks

- PwBD-1: 53.34 ± 5 marks

- PwBD-2: 44.66 ± 5 marks

- PwBD-3: 61.34 ± 5 marks

- PwBD-5: 61.34 ± 5 marks

UPSC Prelims 2020 Result:

UPSC Prelims 2020 result is expected to be announced in the beginning of November 2020. This is based on the fact that last year, UPSC prelims was conducted on 02 June and UPSC Prelims Result was declared on 12 July.

FAQ

How can I download IAS Prelims 2020 question paper?

Link to download question paper of IAS Prelims 2020 (PDF) or UPSC Prelims 2020 will be provided by Jagran Josh shortly.

What is the expected cut-off of UPSC Prelims 2020?

A slight variation is expected this year as compared to previous years' cut-off, said, experts. Category-wise expected cut-off of UPSC Prelims 2020 is also provided by Jagran Josh here.

How can I access answer key of UPSC 2020 Prelims?

Jagran Josh will also provide answer key of UPSC 2020 Prelims along with the PDF of UPSC 2020 question paper.

From where I can access PDF of UPSC 2020 Prelims Paper?

UPSC Prelims 2020 Question Paper (PDF) will be provided by Jagran Josh, after the exam.

What is the exam time of UPSC 2020?

The exam timing of UPSC 2020 is: - Paper 1: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Paper 2: 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM

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