UPSC Civil Services Answer Key 2018

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 12 Oct, 2018 10:56 IST

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Answer Key

The UPSC Civil Services 2018 answer key will be released after the examination is over. The answer key will be released on the official website of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates will be allowed to download the answer key once it is issued by UPSC. 

The UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary Exam) 2018 was held on 3rd June, 2018, which consisted of 2 papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The answer key that will be released will also be distributed paper-wise. The answers of different sets of Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be given in the answer key of UPSC Civil Services 2018. Candidates can save and download the answer key for future reference.  

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Answer Key Important Dates

Events

Dates

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2018

3rd June, 2018

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Result 2018

15th July, 2018

UPSC Civil Services Answer Key To be released

Steps to Download UPSC Civil Services 2018 Answer Key

  • Go to the official website of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

  • Go to the ‘Home’ page and click on the ‘Examination’ menu.

  • Click on the ‘Answer Key’ under the Examination menu.

  • Click on the link given below, denoting GS Paper 1 and GS Paper 2.

  • A PDF file will open with the answers of the questions asked in the preliminary examination of UPSC Civil Services.

  • Download the PDF file and take a print out of it for future references.

Marking Scheme of UPSC Civil Services 2018 Answer Key

The table given below shows the marking scheme of UPSC Civil Services 2018 answer key.

Paper A

Marks

(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution).

 

 

300

Paper B

 

English

Note:- Papers to be counted for merit

 

300

Paper – I

 

Essay

250

Paper – II

 

General Studies-I

Note:- (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

250

Paper – III

 

General Studies -II
Note:- (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

 

250

Paper – IV

 

General Studies
Note:- (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

 

 

250

Paper – V

 

General Studies – IV
Note:- (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

 

250

Paper – VI

 

Optional Subject – Paper 1

250

Paper – VII

 

Optional Subject – Paper 1

250

Sub Total (Written test)

1750

Personality Test

275

Grand Total

2025

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