Union Public Service Commission started the UPSC exam 2020 Shift 2 at 2.30 pm. Some caching institutes released the unofficial UPSC prelims 2020 answer key for Paper 1. The commission conducted UPSC IAS prelims 2020 in two sessions on October 4, 2020. UPSC 2020 prelims is a pen and paper-based test. Check the UPSC answer key and analysis before
UPSC exam analysis and answer key for GS paper 1 will be released soon after the exam is concluded. Here, we will update all the latest news and updates related to UPSC IAS 2020 prelims exam
UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Exam Highlights
- Conducting Body- Union Public Service Commission
- IAS Full Form- Indian Administrative Services
- Exam Mode- Offline/ Pen and Paper mode
- Tye of Questions- Objective type
- Exam Duration- 2 hours for each paper
- IAS Exam Date- October 4, 2020
- UPSC Exam Time- 9.30 am to 11.30 a.m and 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm
- IAS exam negative marking- 1/3rd of the marks
- UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 qualifying marks- 33% in each paper
- IPS Full Form- Indian Police Services
In 2020, around 10 lakh candidates applied for UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020.
UPSC Civil Services exam is conducted to shortlist eligible candidates for elite services of India. UPSC Prelims 2020 timetable includes UPSC exam timing for GS Paper 1 and GS Paper 2 i.e 9.30 am to 11.30 a.m and 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm.
UPSC Prelims 2020 is conducted at 2,569 centers across 72 cities in the country. Earlier, the UPSC IAS 2020 Prelims was scheduled for May 31, however the commission has postponed the UPSC 2020 exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ( News Career )