UPSC IAS Prelims Answer Key

UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2017 Answer Key: The UPSC prelims exam has been conducted on 18th June 2017. UPSC civil services prelims exam was successfully completed and official answer key will be released in a few days. Meanwhile Various top coaching centers like BYJU’s Classes, Career Launcher, Chankya IAS academy, Rau’s IAS circle, RAO’S, un academy Roman Saini, Sriram’s IAS Academy released the answer key on 18th June for set A set B set C set D.  Here we are providing the answer keys prepared by some top educational coaching institutions.

UPSC Prelims answer key 2017 has been released by the Union Public Service Commission. Candidates can get the IAS answer key 2017 from the official website The UPSC IAS prelims results 2017 are likely to be announced in the month of July and August 2017. The answer key is very much useful to the aspirants to calculate their marks beforehand.

UPSC stands for Union public service commission. It is the centralized authority that conducts civil services examination, engineering services examination, combined medical services examination, combined defence services examination and much more. The Constitution of India grants the commission.

UPSC civil services answer key 2017 will be released for both papers I and paper II. The official UPSC answer key 2017 will be released after a long time. However, the official answer key is to be trusted. Both paper I and paper II carries 200 marks. Those who get 33% in paper II will be declared qualified in the paper I also. These candidates can appear for IAS mains exam or ifs mains exam

UPSC IAS Paper 1 Analysis: Click Here

General Studies Paper I is scheduled in the morning session from 9.30 AM onwards while the General Studies Paper I consists of 100 Multiple Choice Questions carries 200 Marks and the time limit is two hours.  The General Studies Paper I has varied range of subjects like History, Geography, Polity, Science and Technology, Environment and Ecology etc.

The General Studies Paper II also known as CSAT Paper which is scheduled in the afternoon at 2.30 PM will have 80 questions carries 200 marks and it also has the time limit of the two hours. Here, we have provided General Studies Paper I of IAS Prelims Exam 2017.

The time table of the UPSC 2017 prelims exam :

Subject Time Duration No. of Questions Marks
GS Paper I 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM 2 hours 100 200
GS Paper II (CSAT) 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM 2 hours 80 200

Paper 01 timing: 09:30 am to 11:30 pm

Paper 02 timing: 02:30 pm to 04:30 pm

Every year, IAS Prelims 2017 is conducted in two phases – Prelims and Mains. Candidates who will qualify the prelims examination will have the chance to appear for main examination. The main examination will be conducted on 28 October 2017.

UPSC permits six attempts to each candidate for the examination. The restriction is not applicable in case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates.

The paper consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). For each question, there are four options. Candidate has to select one option among them.

Negative marking is applicable for each question in which a wrong answer has been marked. One-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. In case candidate has given more than one answer, it is treated as wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

In 2017, the apex exam body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will select the candidates through the Civil Service Examination 2017 (Pre and Main Exam) to fill 980 Group A and Group B posts in Indian Civil Services under various cadres, including IAS, IPS, IFS.

Approximately, more than one million (11 to 12 lakh) candidates across the nation are appearing for the IAS Prelims 2017. Last year, only 4.59 lakh candidates appeared for the examination, however the number of applicants was higher.

UPSC IAS Answer Key 2017 Important Details

Name of the organization: union public service commission

Name of the exam: civil services prelims exam.

Category:  UPSC IAS Prelims Answer Key 2017

Exam date: 18th June 2017

Mode of Examination: Offline

Answer key release date: soon

Official website:

How to download UPSC IAS unofficial Answer Key 2017

  • Visit the top IAS Institutions websites like BYJU’s Classes, Career Launcher, Chankya IAS academy, Rau’s IAS circle, RAO’S, un academy Roman Saini, Sriram’s IAS Academy released the answer key
  • Locate the answer key link and click on it.
  • Enter your login credentials.
  • Your answer key will be disclosed
  • Take a print out of the answer key.

UPSC IAS Answer Key 2017 SET’S A B C D Click Here (UPDATED)

CSAT Paper 2 Question Paper Answer Key Click Here (UPDATED)

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