The UPSC conducted the Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020 on 4th October 2020. BYJU’S has uploaded the UPSC Prelims question papers along with the answer keys. You can download the PDFs of both the IAS GS 1 Paper and CSAT from the links provided on this page.
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UPSC 2020 Prelims Question Paper
The UPSC Prelims GS Paper 1 comprises of 100 questions from the UPSC Prelims Syllabus for GS 1. It covers various topics from history, economy, polity, geography, science and technology, environment and ecology, etc.
UPSC Prelims 2020 GS 1 Question Paper:- Download PDF Here
You can download the UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer Key for GS Paper 1 and CSAT from the linked article.
The CSAT paper is basically an aptitude test where the UPSC evaluates the candidates on comprehension skills, logical reasoning, analytical and communication skills, decision making, problem-solving, basic numeracy and mental ability. There are 80 questions in this paper.
UPSC Prelims 2020 GS 2 (CSAT) Question Paper:- Download PDF Here
The CSAT paper is only a qualifying paper and is not counted for the merit ranking. The GS paper 1 is counted for the merit ranking. In order to clear the IAS Prelims exam, candidates should get the qualifying score for the CSAT and get a score above the cut-off marks in the GS 1 paper. Read more about UPSC Cut-off in the linked article.
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Aspirants can download the 2019 UPSC Prelims question papers from the link.
You can also download the UPSC Mains 2020 Question Papers from the link.
Candidates should know that the UPSC has negative marking in both GS 1 and CSAT papers. For more information on how to calculate your score after the negative marking scheme of the UPSC, click on the linked article.
UPSC Prelims is the first hurdle to leap over if you want to realize your IAS dreams. The following table gives a few important links for successfully preparing for the IAS prelims exam.