UPSC PRELIMS QUESTION PAPERS UPTO 2016

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Download UPSC Civil Services Prelims Question papers for IAS Prelims 2016 & 2017 Exams Preparation upto 2015. Here You can get UPSC IAS Prelims Previous Question Papers of past 5 years. These UPSC Prelims Exam Question Papers helps you to The Civil Services Preliminary Exam will be held on Aug 7, 2016 & June 18, 2017. There is not much time left for the exam, it’s time to pace up your preparation. Also, keep revising whatever you’ve studied before so that you get a good grip over the topics. So, watch out here for UPSC PRELIMS QUESTION PAPERS.


Why You Should Prepare UPSC Prelims Previous Question papers

In the little time that is left, YOU MUST practice questions from at least 5 years’ previous year papers of Civil Services Preliminary Examination. Practicing from past year papers not only gives you a fair idea about the complexity level of the paper but it also makes you more confident in the actual exam.

Going through the last five year papers (at least 5 years) will familiarize you with the kind of questions asked in the examination. One thing you have to understand here is that UPSC will NEVER repeat a question. So don’t mug up questions. It’ll be of no use. What will be of use is the fact that the ‘type’ of question might get repeated.


Going through past year’s papers will make you understand the scope of the questions being asked. So when you study different subjects, you will keep that in mind. IAS Exam is not just about hard work. It’s a combination of both hard work and smart work.

Before you start practicing the previous year papers, familiarize yourself with the pattern.

Civil Services Prelims Question Paper Pattern for exam

The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry maximum of 400 marks. This exam is only a screening test; the marks obtained in the prelims are only for qualifying for main exam and are not counted for determining final order of merit.

Prelims Paper Duration Questions Marks
Paper I – General Studies 2 Hours 100 200
Paper II – Aptitude 2 Hours 80 200
Total 400

 

In General Studies Paper – II, minimum qualifying marks is 33%. You will be selected for Mains exam based on total qualifying marks of General Studies Paper – I

Here are past five years’ questions papers for both General Studies & Aptitude:

Download IAS / Civil Services Prelims Question papers

Civil Services Prelims 2015 Previous Year Papers

Civil Services Prelims General Studies Paper 2015

Civil Services Prelims Aptitude Paper 2015

Civil Services Prelims 2014 Previous Year Papers

Civil Services Prelims General Studies Paper 2014

Civil Services Prelims Aptitude Paper 2014

Civil Services Prelims 2013 Previous Year Papers

Civil Services Prelims General Studies Paper 2013

Civil Services Prelims Aptitude Paper 2013

Civil Services Prelims 2012 Previous Year Papers

Civil Services Prelims General Studies Paper 2012

Civil Services Prelims Aptitude Paper 2012

Civil Services Prelims 2011 Previous Year Papers

Civil Services Prelims General Studies Paper 2011

Civil Services Prelims Aptitude Paper 2011


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