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The Union Public Service Commission today concluded the UPSC Prelims Exam 2020. The examination was conducted in two slots- Paper I was conducted from 9.30 am to 11.30 am and Paper II from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm. Candidates appearing for the Preliminary Examination can check the UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2020 here.
IAS Paper I consists of 100 questions of 2 marks in Objective MCQ format. It is not qualifying in nature, but it is important to reach the cut-off marks. Cut-off marks or minimum marks vary from 90 to 110. The cut of marks varies from year to year and this variation in cut-off marks is due to the dynamic nature of the paper. All hopefuls can do Easily check the complete IAS Paper I here.
About 6 lakh students have registered for the UPSC Prelims exam this year. The UPSC examination was conducted as per the SOPs issued by the Ministry of Health. Candidates are allowed to carry face mask, hand sanitizer, water bottle, photo ID, black ball point pen, admit card and simple wrist watch inside the examination hall. All hopefuls were required to adhere to the COVID19 standard of ‘social distance’ and ‘personal hygiene’ within examination halls / rooms. Also check it out: UPSC Prelims 2020 Question Paper: Check the cut-off cut-off for IAS Exam Paper I here
The UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 was conducted after much controversy to postpone the tests between the epidemic. However, in Supreme Court hearing on September 30 in connection with the conduct of UPSC prelims examination, The Supreme Court directed the UPSC to conduct the examination and accepted the requests for consideration on the age limit and last resort. The order stated that extra effort was sought for those making the final attempt as they could not be seen due to the epidemic. Furthermore, the Commission stated that age-related concessions can only be given to those who are in their final attempt and / or who are about to cross the age limit and are not available to others as agreed by the Supreme Court.