UPSC Prelims 2021 Examination
UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 was conducted recently. The UPSC CSE Prelims examination was conducted in two shifts. In the first shift, Prelims GS Paper 1 was conducted between 9:30 to 11:30 AM and the second shift, CSAT Paper was conducted between 2:30 to 4:30.
Related UPSC Prelims 2021 exam Articles you may find useful
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- UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Answer Key- GS Paper 1 Difficulty Level and Detailed Answer Key
- UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis- GS Paper 1 Difficulty Level, First Impression by Aspirants who appeared in the UPSC Prelims 2021 and Download PDF of GS Paper 1
- UPSC Prelims cut-off Analysis
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UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2021: Key Details about Prelims and Mains Exam
|Organization||Union Public Service Commission|
|Name of Exam||UPSC CSE Exam 2021|
|Total Number of Applicants||More than 11,00,000|
|UPSC Prelims Exam Date||10th October 2021 (Sunday)|
|UPSC Answer Key Release Date (Unofficial)||10th October 2021|
|UPSC Prelims 2021 Result||2nd Week of November (Expected)|
|UPSC Mains Examination Date||From 7th January 2022|
|UPSC Answer Key Release Date (Official)||To be notified|
|Marking Scheme||GS Paper I: 2 marks per question
GS Paper II: 2.5 marks per question
|Negative Marking||1/3rd of marks|
Note: UPSC Exam dates can be changed if circumstances are such. You must keep on checking the UPSC official website for the updated UPSC exam date regularly.
UPSC Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis: Expected Cut-off and Comparison with Previous years Cut-off
As said earlier, the UPSC Prelims 2021 paper was difficult. So, if you are scoring 90+ in the UPSC Prelims 2021, DO START preparing for mains. For those scoring less than 90 marks in the prelims 2021, do not leave the preparation. No one knows about the cut-off. You have already seen the reduction in UPSC Prelims cutoff 2020 from UPSC Prelims cutoff 2019. So, this high time that aspirants should start their UPSC Manis 2021 preparation with full force.
To give you a clear picture of UPSC Prelims 2021, we have compared prelims 2021 expected cut-off (based on our answer key) with the official answer key of the last
UPSC Prelims 2021 Expected Cutoff
UPSC Official Cut-off for Prelims Exam: Last Five Years UPSC CSE Prelims Cut-off
The difficulty of the UPSC Prelims papers keep changing each year and accordingly prelims cut-off also varies for different category of aspirants. Below we have given the table for the official Prelims Cut-off for the last five years (released by UPSC). Combine with the UPSC Prelims 2021 Subject-wise Exam Analysis, you can get a clear picture of the trends in the UPSC Prelims exam over the last six years and you can also guess the expected cut-off of UPSC Prelims 2021.
UPSC Official Prelims Cut-off of Last Six Years
|UPSC Prelims Exam Year||UPSC Prelims Cut-off for GEN||UPSC Prelims Cut-off for EWS||UPSC Prelims Cut-off for OBC||UPSC Prelims Cut-off for SC||UPSC Prelims Cut-off for ST|
This comparison of Prelims cut-off of last six years will help aspirants get a clear picture about UPSC Prelims Exams and prepare them for coming prelims exams with a more informed mind.
All the Very Best to all the Civil Services Aspirants who are sweating day and night to make their dream of becoming a civil servant a reality.