UPSC CSE Prelims (GS + CSAT) Mock Test Paper 2019: Practice Free Online UPSC Civil Services Examination (General Studies & Civil Services Aptitude Test)
UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination (GS & CSAT): Practice Free Online Mock tests for CSE Paper 1 (General Studies) and Paper 2 (Civil Services Aptitude Test)
UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Paper 1 - General Studies
UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) CSAT Paper 2 - Aptitude Test
UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) FAQs
Which organisation conducts the Civil Services Exam?
This prestigious examination is conducted by the
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in three phases: (1) Preliminary; (2) Mains; (3) Personality Test (Interview). What is the format of the preliminary exam?
The prelims phase has two papers (Each of 200 marks) - Paper 1: General Studies; Paper 2: Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).
How many papers are there in the Mains exam?
Nine papers: Paper A and Paper B are qualifying in nature. Paper I consists of Essay type questions. Paper II to Paper V consists of questions from General Studies (GS); Finally Paper VI and Paper VII are the optional subjects (selected by candidate).
What is the qualifying marks of CSE prelims exam?
It is of qualifying nature only but you need to score atleast 33% marks to become eligible for the the mains exam.
What is the nature of questions asked in the exam?
CSE Preliminary: Objective type - Multiple choice questions (MCQs); Mains: Essay.
Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam
General Studies Paper I
General Studies Paper II
Nine papers of conventional (essay) type
Civil Services (Mains) Exam
It is a qualifying paper in which candidate has to select one of the Indian languages (Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India).
There are total eight topics divided in 2 sections. You have to write two essays: one from each of the sections.
Section A: 125 Marks
Section B: 125 Marks
General Studies I
Indian heritage and culture
History and geography of the world and society
General Studies II
Social justice and International relations
General Studies III
Security and disaster management
General Studies IV
Integrity and aptitude
Paper VI, VII
Optional subject I: 250 marks
Optional subject II: 250 marks