UPSC 2020 Answer Key | UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer Key Set A, B, C and D and CSAT 2020 Answer Key


2020-10-03 | Team PendulumEdu

UPSC 2020 Answer Key

UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 exam has taken place on the 4th of October 2020. The General Studies Paper 1 took place from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM and General Studies Paper 2 from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer key for each set of UPSC Prelims 2020 GS Paper 1 and Paper 2 has been provided here. The UPSC Prelims 2020 Analysis and expected cut-off will also be updated soon. PendulumEdu will provide a video on the topic-wise analysis and answer key of UPSC prelims 2020. We believe in accuracy and we will provide you with the most accurate and correct answer key of all sets of UPSC 2020 prelims.

The most accurate answer key of UPSC Prelims 2020 of all sets (A, B, C and D) is given to you below:

PendulumEdu will also provide the UPSC Prelims 2020 answer key pdf download after some time. Also, we will provide the Civil Services Prelims 2020 papers of all sets for your reference.

UPSC Prelims 2020 Questions with Answers

UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer Key Set A, B, C and D

UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 Answer Key of General Studies Paper 1 All Sets

Q. No.

Set A

Set B

Set C

Set D

1

B

D

C

A

2

B

D

D

A

3

D

D

B

C

4

D

B

B

A

5

B

B

C

A

6

D

A

D

C

7

D

C

B

A

8

D

D

B

A

9

A

D

C

D

10

C

D

C

D

11

B

C

B

D

12

A

B

A

A

13

D

B

D

D

14

A

D

A

A

15

D

D

A

A

16

D

C

C

B

17

D

A

A

A

18

D

D

D

C

19

D

B

C

D

20

C

D

D

C

21

C

B

A

B

22

B

A

A

A

23

A

D

C

D

24

C

A

A

A

25

C

D

A

A

26

A

D

C

C

27

B

D

A

A

28

A

D

A

D

29

A

D

D

C

30

A

C

D

D

31

C

B

D

B

32

B

B

A

D

33

B

D

D

A

34

D

D

A

D

35

D

B

A

B

36

C

D

B

C

37

A

D

A

B

38

D

D

C

D

39

B

A

D

C

40

D

C

C

B

41

D

C

B

C

42

D

B

D

D

43

D

A

A

B

44

B

C

D

B

45

B

C

B

C

46

A

A

C

D

47

C

B

B

B

48

D

A

D

B

49

D

A

C

C

50

D

A

B

C

51

B

C

D

B

52

D

D

D

B

53

A

B

D

D

54

D

B

B

D

55

B

C

B

B

56

C

D

A

D

57

B

B

C

D

58

D

B

D

D

59

C

C

D

A

60

B

C

D

C

61

D

B

C

C

62

A

A

B

B

63

D

D

B

A

64

A

A

D

C

65

A

A

D

C

66

B

C

C

A

67

A

A

A

B

68

C

D

D

A

69

D

C

B

A

70

C

D

D

A

71

A

D

C

B

72

A

A

B

A

73

C

D

A

D

74

A

A

C

A

75

A

A

C

D

76

C

B

A

D

77

A

A

B

D

78

A

C

A

D

79

D

D

A

D

80

D

C

A

C

81

B

B

B

D

82

A

D

A

D

83

D

A

D

D

84

A

D

A

B

85

A

B

D

B

86

C

C

D

A

87

A

B

D

C

88

D

D

D

D

89

C

C

D

D

90

D

B

C

D

91

C

A

B

C

92

D

A

B

B

93

B

C

D

B

94

B

A

D

D

95

C

A

B

D

96

D

C

D

C

97

B

A

D

A

98

B

A

D

D

99

C

D

A

B

100

C

D

C

D

 

Now, as you have seen the UPSC Prelims answer key of the general studies paper 1, you can calculate your UPSC Prelims 2020 score with the help of below mentioned UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 Marking Scheme

Marking Scheme of Civil Services General Studies Paper 1:

Timing: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

There will be 100 questions in GS Paper 1.

Each correctly answered question will fetch you +2 marks. Unattempted question will fetch 0 marks.

Each wrongly answered question will result in negative marking of -2/3 marks.

For example, if you answers 80 questions correctly, 15 questions incorrectly and leaves 5 questions unattempted, your score will be = 80*(2) – 15*(2/3) + 5*(0) = 150.

UPSC CSAT 2020 Answer Key of Set A, B, C and D:

UPSC Civil Services CSAT 2020 Answer Key of All Sets

Q. No.

Set A

Set B

Set C

Set D

1

 

D

 

 

2

 

C

 

 

3

 

C

 

 

4

 

B

 

 

5

 

B

 

 

6

 

D

 

 

7

 

C

 

 

8

 

A

 

 

9

 

C

 

 

10

 

D

 

 

11

 

A

 

 

12

 

A

 

 

13

 

C

 

 

14

 

B

 

 

15

 

D

 

 

16

 

B

 

 

17

 

D

 

 

18

 

C

 

 

19

 

D

 

 

20

 

C

 

 

21

 

B

 

 

22

 

D

 

 

23

 

C

 

 

24

 

B

 

 

25

 

C

 

 

26

 

C

 

 

27

 

A

 

 

28

 

A

 

 

29

 

B

 

 

30

 

C

 

 

31

 

C

 

 

32

 

D

 

 

33

 

C

 

 

34

 

A

 

 

35

 

B

 

 

36

 

C

 

 

37

 

A

 

 

38

 

B

 

 

39

 

C

 

 

40

 

A

 

 

41

 

A

 

 

42

 

B

 

 

43

 

C

 

 

44

 

D

 

 

45

 

A

 

 

46

 

A

 

 

47

 

D

 

 

48

 

C

 

 

49

 

A

 

 

50

 

B

 

 

51

 

C

 

 

52

 

C

 

 

53

 

B

 

 

54

 

C

 

 

55

 

C

 

 

56

 

B

 

 

57

 

D

 

 

58

 

C

 

 

59

 

C

 

 

60

 

B

 

 

61

 

D

 

 

62

 

D

 

 

63

 

B

 

 

64

 

B

 

 

65

 

C

 

 

66

 

D

 

 

67

 

C

 

 

68

 

B

 

 

69

 

C

 

 

70

 

A

 

 

71

 

D

 

 

72

 

C

 

 

73

 

D

 

 

74

 

B

 

 

75

 

A

 

 

76

 

B

 

 

77

 

D

 

 

78

 

D

 

 

79

 

D

 

 

80

 

C

 

 

 

Civil Services General Studies Paper 2:

Timing: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

There will be 80 questions in GS Paper 2.

Max Marks: 200

The General Studies Paper 2 is a qualifying paper only. You need to score at least 33 % marks in this paper to qualify it.

Each correctly answered question will fetch you +2.5 marks. Unattempted question will fetch 0 marks.

Each wrongly answered question will result in negative marking of -2/3 marks.

For example, if you answers 60 questions correctly, 10 questions incorrectly and leaves 10 questions unattempted, your score will be = 60*(2.5) – 10*(2.5/3) + 10*(0) = 141.67.

This time, the exam will occur amid the Covid-19 pandemic, which will be a challenge for students and UPSC. But looking at a good track record of UPSC, it is expected that the Civil Services Prelims will go smoothly.

PendulumEdu wishes you all the best for your upcoming exams and hope you qualify for the UPSC Prelims 2020.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UPSC Prelims GS Paper 1 and CSAT

Q. What was the cut off of UPSC Prelims 2019?

UPSC Prelims 2019 General Studies Paper 1 cut off category-wise was: General category- 98, EWS-90 OBC-95.34, SC-82, ST-77.34

 

Q. What are the timings of UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam?

UPSC Civil Services General Studies Paper 1 timing is 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM and UPSC CSAT Paper timing is 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM.

 

Q. What is the minimum score required in UPSC CSAT Paper?

The minimum score required in UPSC Prelims GS Paper 2 or CSAT paper is 33 %. The marks of CSAT are not added as CSAT is a qualifying paper only.

 

Q. When will the UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2020 be released?

The UPSC Answer Key of Prelims 2020 will be declared after the final result of the selection is announced. You can check the UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2020 at PendulumEdu.

 

Q. When is UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Scheduled?

UPSC Prelims Exam will be conducted on 4 October 2020. It was scheduled earlier but finally happening on 4 October 2020 after postponement due to Covid-19.

 


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