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What happens in UPSC mains exam?
The Mains exam is for a total of 1750 marks (7 papers * 250 marks) and, the aspirants who clear the stage reach the interview (UPSC Personality Test). The candidates’ score in the interview (out of 275 marks) is added to their marks in UPSC mains and this makes the final merit list of recommended candidates.
How many hours is UPSC mains exam?
The maximum marks for the UPSC Mains exam are 1750 (7 papers * 250 marks each). All papers are of three-hour duration. The UPSC Mains pattern for Civil Services Exam 2023 is given below: S.No.
How many exams are in UPSC mains?
Stage II: IAS Exam – UPSC Mains The 9 papers in IAS Exam (Mains) are as follows: Paper-A (Compulsory Indian Language); Paper –B (English) which are qualifying in nature, while the other papers like Essay, General Studies Papers I, II, III, and IV, and Optional Papers I and II are considered for the final ranking.
Do we get pen in UPSC mains?
Yes, gel pen is allowed in UPSC answer writing for the Mains exam.
What happens if we fail in UPSC mains?
Even if a candidate fails in any one of the stages of the Civil Services Exam, the candidate has to start from scratch again.
Is clearing UPSC mains easy?
The UPSC Mains is more difficult as it is subjective in nature. There are nine papers in this exam covering a wide range of topics under each subject. The questions are mostly opinion based which makes it important to know the topic inside and out.
What is the passing marks in mains UPSC?
Candidates have to score at least 25% marks in each qualifying paper in order to clear the main examination.
Is UPSC mains Mcq type?
It comprises 2 MCQ-based papers that are conducted on a single day. General studies paper –1, consists of 100 questions of 2 marks each. General Studies paper-2 (CSAT) consists of 80 questions of 2.5 marks each. However, CSAT is a qualifying paper.
Is UPSC mains online or offline?
UPSC CSE 2022 – 861 IAS Vacancies Here are some important points regarding this exam: The UPSC CSE Exam is carried out in three phases: Prelims, Mains Exam & Personal Interview. Mode of the Prelims & Mains exam is Pen-Paper based (Offline).
Who checks the paper of UPSC mains?
The Head Examiner evaluates random/sample UPSC Mains answer sheets before the Examiner’s meeting. Immediately after the Head Examiner evaluates the random answer booklets, the Examiner’s meeting starts. Here, all the examiners discuss the papers and agree on standards and yardsticks to assess and evaluate the papers.