On June 5, 2022, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) held the CSE Prelims Exam. There is no need for aspirants looking for the Prelims 2022 question papers to look elsewhere. This is the only location where UPSC Pathshala will be posting the UPSC prelims question paper 2022 for Paper-II (CSAT) and GS Paper I. Aspirants can analyse their performance by reviewing the IAS Prelims 2021 question papers.

On February 2, 2022, the official IAS announcement detailing the test was released. On May 10, 2022, the commission issued the exam admit card.

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UPSC Prelims 2022 Questions

The UPSC CSE Preliminary test is divided into two parts, each of which is given on the same day.

#The Prelims General Studies Paper 1

#Paper 2 of the UPSC Preliminary Examinations in General Studies (CSAT)

Both papers have a 2-hour exam time limit and a total of 200 points. Both the examinations have negative marks on them. Aspirants should review the IAS Prelims Syllabus to learn more about the topics covered in the test.

General Studies Paper 1

The goal paper for the UPSC Prelims is Paper 1, which consists of 100 questions worth 200 points. Economy, Science and Technology, Politics, History, Geography, Environment and Ecology are among the topics covered in the article.

The cut-off for UPSC Prelims 2022 GS Paper 1 will determine if an aspirant has qualified for the first stage of the test and will be able to write the UPSC Mains. For each wrong-answered question, a third of a mark is deducted from the final grade. Click here to download the questions.

CSE Prelims 2022

#The areas of the civil service preliminary test on general awareness and current affairs are quite significant. As a result, it is necessary to keep up with current happenings.

#Although both papers must be attempted, only the marks obtained in the General Studies Paper I will be utilised to determine the final merit list.

#The CSAT paper is only used to qualify students, and a score of at least 33 percent is required (i.e. 66 out of 200). To understand more about the exam and to acquire vital information about the examination, go to the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).

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UPSC Exam Preparation

#Applicants will gain a better knowledge of the current test format by solving last year’s prelims question papers.

#It assists in the examination of the subjects that are most important in terms of the exam.

#Candidates can check the UPSC Exam paper’s difficulty level, which helps them track changes in the Prelims examination pattern.

#Most significantly, answering the previous year’s IAS exams allows one to self-evaluate and focus on one’s deficiencies, as well as devise a strategy that suits one’s demands.

Previous Year Cut-Off

Category Year
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
General 92.51 98 98 105.34 116 107.34
SC 74.84 82 84 88.66 99.34 94
ST 68.71 77.34 83.34 88.66 96.00 91.34
OBC 89.12 95.34 96.66 102.66 110.66 106
PwD 1 70.06 53.34 73.34 85.34 75.34 90.66
PwD 2 63.94 44.66 53.34 61.34 72.66 76.66
PwD 3 40.82 61.34 40 40 40 40
PwD 5 42.86 61.34 45.34
EWS 77.55 90

Because the UPSC syllabus and its connection to the IAS exam are so broad, aspirants must learn to absorb and observe any current event of national or international significance through the lens of the UPSC syllabus and its relation to the IAS exam. It is necessary to cover both the static and advanced curriculum of the exam to perform well in it.

Candidates seeking subject-specific questions from the previous year’s prelims examination can access topic-wise UPSC prelims previous year question papers via the official website or UPSC Pathshala, which will provide a segregated set of papers for each IAS subject.

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