# How To Reduce Negative Marking In Upsc?

## How can I stop negative marking?

Brain-warmer. Read Question Twice to Avoid Erroneous Marking. Read All Options Carefully. Elimination Guesswork. Take 3 Rounds. Take Risks: Use it Or Lose It! Avoid Last Minute Rush.

## How to calculate 1 3 negative marking in UPSC?

Each incorrect answer carries a negative marking of o. 33%, which means for every wrong answer 0.66 marks will be deducted. Therefore, in the above example if 25 questions were answered incorrectly then the negative marking for 25 incorrect answers would be 25 x 0.66 = 16.5.

## How can I increase my UPSC accuracy?

Attempt Sure Shot Questions in First Round: This way, your chances of getting the right answer is 50% in each of these questions. Aspirants should not touch the questions in which they can’t eliminate any options.

## What is the lowest score in UPSC?

There is no minimum mark in the UPSC interview. Mostly, the marks awarded for the interview ranges from 40% to 80%.

## What is the logic behind negative marking?

The negative marking scoring system attempts to discourage students from guessing in order to increase test reliability and validity. A correct response results in a positive score and omitted items result in no mark, while marks are lost for incorrect answers.

## Which exam has no negative marking?

LIC Apprentice Development Officer: The bonus point for this exam is that the exam has no negative marking and is also an easy government exam to crack.

## What is the lowest score in UPSC Prelims?

Prelims – 87.54 out of 200 (43.77%) Mains – 745 out of 1750 (42.57%) Interview – 953 out of 2025 (47.06%)

## Who scored highest percentage in UPSC?

AIR- 1 Kanishak Kataria (Total – 1121/2025, 55.36%) AIR- 2 Akshat Jain (Total – 1080/2025, 53.33%) AIR-3 Junaid Ahmed (Total – 1077/2025, 53.18%)

## Does 10 and 12 marks matter in IAS?

The CSE is conducted to find such individuals, and hence their 10th std., 12th std., graduation marks do not matter as long as they have completed it with the required pass percentage. Therefore, what you were, does not matter to the UPSC at all.

## Does UPSC depend on luck?

So, it is not only your preparation that matters but also how others prepare, and that is out of your hands. In the UPSC prelims where there are MCQs, you can get lucky or unlucky with your guesses. In the IAS mains exam, a lot depends on the ‘mood’ of the examiner, and also on the nature of the examiner.