UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2022: Download Topic Wise Weightage Here. Union Public Service Commission has planned to conduct the Civil Services (Prelims) Examination 2022 on June. Candidates who are waited for the prelims examination are advised to refer the Official site and download the details.
UPSC CSE Prelims Date 2022
The Union Public Service Commission has planned to conduct the Civil Services Prelims exam on 05.06.2022. Refer this page till the end for further details about the examination.
UPSC is not like the engineering entrance examinations with limited syllabus. To crack UPSC Prelims, candidates must be proficient in various topics that range form Indian polity to economy. Not only history but a thorough knowledge of Indian geography is also required.
UPSC CSE Prelims 2022 Topic Wise Weightage
UPSC Prelims exam has two papers – the General Studies I and the CSAT or the aptitude test. Qualifying CSAT and scoring minimum 33 per cent is mandatory. Also, being an aptitude test, it has basic Class 10, 12 level questions on logical reasoning, data interpretation, etc. Scoring more than 110 out of 200 marks in the General Studies I exam is the key to cracking UPSC Prelims.
Over the past few years, there has been a shift in the weightage given to the various topics. The weightage of or the number of questions from Current Affairs continues to enjoy prime position. However, weightage of questions from geography, Indian economy and Indian polity has declined over the years. The steepest rise has been in Environment where the percentage has increased from 11 per cent in 2016 to about 18%. Check the topic wise weightage in the table below.
UPSC IAS Exam Pattern 2022
The UPSC exam pattern for the Preliminary stage consists of two papers, conducted on one day. Both the papers comprise objective type questions with multiple choice of answers. The prelims examination is a qualifying stage to filter candidates for the mains exam.
The marks secured at this stage are not counted towards the final merit list, though candidates have to prepare well for this exam as cut-offs are unpredictable and depend on the average score every year. The details of UPSC prelims pattern is given below:
|Paper||Type||No. of questions||UPSC Total Marks||Duration||Negative marks|
|General Studies I||Objective||100||200||2 hours||Yes|
|General Studies II (CSAT)||Objective||80||200||2 hours||Yes|
|Total UPSC marks for Prelims||400 (where GS Paper II is qualifying in nature with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%)|
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