UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2021 - Check UP PCS prelims answer key

UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2021 - Check UP PCS prelims answer key

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UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2021 will be released by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) a few days after the UPPSC PCS 2021 prelims exam. The UPPSC PCS exam has two stages - prelims and mains, both are conducted in offline mode.UPPSC releases the answer key for prelims UPPSC PCS exam as it is objective in nature. UPPSC releases the provisional answer key first so that candidates can raise objections in case of any discrepancy in the UPPSC PCS answer key 2021. The final UPPSC PCS answer key 2021 is released after the time to raise objections is over. Prelims UPPSC result 2021 will be declared based on the final UPPSC PCS answer key 2021. To know more about the UPPSC PCS answer key 2021 check the article below.

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UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2021 - Important Dates

Candidates can check the important UPPSC PCS exam dates 2021 in the table below.

UPPSC PCS exam dates

Events

UPPSC PCS exam dates

UPPSC PCS notification 2021

February 5, 2021

Online Application begins

February 5, 2021

Last day for application submission

March 5, 2021

UPPSC PCS prelims exam date

October 24, 2021

Prelims result

To be announced

UPPSC mains exam date

January 28, 2021

UPPSC mains result

To be announced

Interview date

To be announced

Final UPPSC result 2021

To be announced

UPPSC PCS Answer key 2021

Papers

Answer key download links

UPPSC PCS prelims paper 1

Available soon

UPPSC prelims paper 2

Available soon

UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2021 - UPPSC Prelims GS 1 and 2 answer key

UPPSC PCS exam has three stages - prelims, mains and interview. UPPSC PCS prelims exam has two papers in which questions are asked are of multiple choice type. UPPSC prelims paper 1 and 2 both are of 200 marks each. There is negative marking in the UPPSC PCS prelims exam. UPPSC GS paper 1 is scoring in nature whereas GS paper 2 is qualifying in nature. UPPSC releases the UPPSC PCS answer key in two steps - provisional answer key and final answer key. Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key in case of any issues. But the same can not be done for the final UPPSC PCS answer key.

How to Download UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2021?

  • Visit the official UPPSC website- uppsc.up.nic.in

  • Click on the link UPPSC PSC Answer Key 2021 link

  • The UPPCS answer key PDF file will be opened in a new window

  • Check your UPPSC question paper set and accordingly match the PCS answer key

  • Download the UPPSC PCS answer key and save the file

UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2021 - Score calculation & marking scheme

With the help of the official UPPSC PCS answer key 2021, candidates can calculate their prelims UPPSC PCS score to know how they performed in the UPPSC prelims exam. To calculate the UPPSC PCS exam score candidates can use the formula given below.

Total score = Number of correct answers x Marks allotted - Number of incorrect answers x Marks allotted

UPPSC PCS marking scheme

Paper

Number of Questions

Correct answer marks

Incorrect answer marks

General Studies 1

150

1.33

0.44

General Studies 2

100

2

0.66

How to challenge the provisional UPPSC PCS answer key 2021?

UPPSC provides the facility to challenge the official UPPSC PCS answer key 2021 released by the Commission. Candidates can raise objections against the UPPCS PCS prelims to answer key by sending an email. Candidates have to submit their objections in the format prescribed for general studies paper 1 and 2 along with proof for their objections. Format for raising objections on the UPPCS PCS answer key 2021 is mentioned below.

  • Name of Candidates

  • Roll Number of Candidates

  • Name of exam

  • Name of Subject

  • Booklet Series

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UPPSC PCS exam Pattern 2021

UPPSC PCS exam pattern is prescribed by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission in the official UP PCS notification. As per the UPPSC PCS notification 2021, UPPSC PCS preliminary exam is 400 marks having two GS papers with negative marking. Whereas UPPSC mains is of 1500 marks having 8 papers which are descriptive with one optional subject. Check the tables below for the latest UPPSC PCS exam pattern 2021.

UPPSC Prelims exam pattern

Papers

Subjects

Maximum Marks

Duration

Paper 1

General studies 1

200

2 hrs

Paper 2

General studies 2

200

2 hrs

UPPSC mains exam pattern

Papers

Subjects

Maximum Marks

Duration

Paper 1

General Hindi

150

3 hrs

Paper 2

Essay

150

3 hrs

Paper 3

General Studies 1

200

3 hrs

Paper 4

General Studies 2

200

3 hrs

Paper 5

General Studies 3

200

3 hrs

Paper 6

General Studies 4

200

3 hrs

Paper 7

Optional subject paper 1

200

3 hrs

Paper 8

Optional subject paper 2

200

3 hrs

UPPSC PCS Cut off 2021

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the UPPSC PCS cutoff separately for every stage of the UPPSC exam. The final UPPSC PCS cutoff 2021 will be released along with the declaration of the final UPPSC PCS result 2021. Candidates qualifying for the UPPSC cut off of one stage will be eligible to appear for the UPPSC PCS recruitment process next stage. The final UPPSC PCS cutoff 2021 is prepared based on the UPPSC mains exam and interview.

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