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UPSC ESE Answer Key 2022 - Official key (Soon), Prelims & Mains Answer Key for all Sets

Updated By Vaibhav Bansal on 29 Jun, 2022 11:41

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UPSC ESE Answer Key 2022

UPSC ESE Answer Key 2022 - Aspirants can check the official UPSC ESE prelims answer key for various branches which UPSC shall release on the official website Separate answer keys for each branch like Civil engineering, Electronics, communication engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical engineering, and General Studies and Engineering Aptitude will be released after the exam of UPSC ESE 2022 is over. 

The official answer key of UPSC ESE 2022 will be released after the UPSC ESE exam recruitment process is complete. The answer key of UPSC ESE 2022 consists of all the correct answers to the questions asked in the UPSC ESE 2022 exam. Candidates who appear in UPSC ESE 2022 can check the UPSC ESE 2022 answer key and calculate the marks that they will be getting in the exam. Check all details related to the UPSC ESE answer key 2022 here.

UPSC ESE 2022 Answer Key: Release Dates

The IES/ESE exam papers are General Studies and Engineering Aptitude and Paper 2 (related to engineering discipline) which are conducted on the same day in two shifts. Aspirants can calculate the tentative scores based on the answer key before the IES result is out. UPSC IES Answer Key all important dates are shared below -

ESE Prelims Exam DateFebruary 20, 2022
ESE 2022 Unofficial Answer KeyRight after the exam
ESE Question Paper RepresentationTo be announced
ESE 2022 Official Answer KeyTo be announced
UPSC IES 2022 Mains Exam DateJune 26, 2022

UPSC ESE Answer Key 2022 for All Sets (official)

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Set A

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Set B

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Set C

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Set D

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How to Download UPSC ESE Answer Key 2022?

Candidates can download the UPSC ESE 2022 answer key by following the given steps.

Step 1 - Visit the official website of UPSC -

Step 2 - In the header click on "Answer Key"

Step 3 - Click on "Engineer Services Examination - ESE (Prelims) Examination, 2022"

Step 4 - The link will be opened in a new window that comprises ESE 2022 answer key set-wise.

Step 5 - Download the PDF file.

UPSC ESE Marking Scheme 2022

The preliminary exam consists of two papers - 1 & 2. Paper 1 is General Studies and Engineering Aptitude while the second one is Engineering Discipline. ESE Prelims exam is of 500 marks and the Main exam carries 600 marks. 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in the ESE Prelims exam. There is no negative marking in the main exam.

Raising Objections Against UPSC ESE 2022 Answer Key

There is no provision to submit objections against the UPSC ESE 2022 answer keys. Based on the previous year’s exam trends, the official Engineering Services Prelims Answer Key is released after the ESE Mains Exam, UPSC does not invite objections against the Engineering Services answer key. There is no information regarding the objection submission or representation against the answer key yet.

How to Calculate Scores Using UPSC ESE Answer Keys 2022?

Candidates can use the UPSC ESE answer key 2022 to estimate the ESE 2022 exam scores. It is easy and reliable to calculate the probable scores by referring to the procedure below. Estimating the score is an important procedure to know whether candidates will be shortlisted for further rounds.

  • Download the answer key and note down the correct and incorrect answers.
  • Use the formula to estimate the scores and match the latest marking scheme. 

Calculating the scores & marking scheme for the UPSC ESE 2022 exams have been given below 

Wrong Answer1/3rd of 0.33 marks are deducted
Correct Answer1 marks Added
Unanswered answerNo marks 

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FAQs about UPSC ESE Answer Key

How to Download ESE Prelims Answer Key 2022 PDF for Paper 1 & Paper 2?

You can download the ESE Prelims Answer Key 2022 PDF for Paper 1 & Paper 2 using the steps mentioned in the article above.

What is the negative marking that I must consider for using the answer key?

According to the marking scheme, the candidates must deduct 1/3rd marks for all the wrong answers attempted by him.

Can I object ESE answer key published on the official website?

No, there is no provision to raise objection on ESE official answer key.

What is the official website for ESE answer key?

Aspirants can get UPSC ESE answer key 2022 from

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