What type of questions are asked in UPSC Prelims?
The candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest. To score well in the UPSC interview, the candidate can divide his preparation topics into four kinds. They are profile related, current affairs, questions based on situation and behavioural questions.
Where do UPSC Prelims questions come from?
Most of the factual questions are asked from: NCERT Textbooks. Economic Survey. Newspaper.
Is prelims tougher than mains?
The UPSC Mains exam is very tough as compared to the prelims. Consider these stages as a hierarchy which only increases the challenging intensity with every level. Many think that the competition is lower in mains which is true.
Is UPSC Prelims subjective or objective?
UPSC CSE Preliminary Exam is objective type in nature, whereas, the UPSC CSE Mains exam comprises of 9 Subjective papers and a Personality Test (Interview).
Is UPSC 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 there Math in UPSC Prelims?
Is Math compulsory for UPSC? Maths is not so necessary but you are going to become an IAS so you have to know mathematics up to a certain extent. UPSC Prelims paper which is known as CSAT comprises questions from reasoning. mathematics and comprehension.
Is UPSC Prelims hard to clear?
Never underestimate the importance of UPSC Prelims. Only 2 out of 100 candidates who sit for Prelims, clear the cut-off score. Yes, the ‘Prelims Hurdle’ is more difficult to cross than Mains. We have seen many bright candidates lose out in UPSC Prelims due to their over-focus on the UPSC Mains stage.
Do questions repeat in prelims?
These questions from different topics don’t repeat in exactly the same format; they might be jumbled or in new words. However, the nature of questions and its theme is mostly the same and related to the same topics.
Does UPSC repeat its question?
Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.
Who corrects UPSC papers?
The UPSC mains answer sheets are manually evaluated by examiners. There is one Head Examiner and many Additional Examiners.