Candidates appearing for the UPSC Prelims 2020 examination are advised to start their preparation soon. As per the official notification released by UPSC on 12th February 2020, the UPSC Prelims examination is scheduled to be conducted on 31st May 2020. A job in the Civil Service Examination is considered highly prestigious. A large number of candidates appear for the UPSC examination every year and hence the competition remains high. Many candidates find it difficult to crack the UPSC examination in the first attempt because of the vast syllabus.
Therefore, candidates are advised to go through the Previous Year UPSC Question Papers to gauge the level of questions being asked in the exam.
Why is solving the UPSC question paper important?
Solving the UPSC Question Paper regularly will help the candidates to ace the examination and will make you acquainted with the MCQ pattern of the UPSC prelims. Practising previous years’ UPSC question papers is one of the significant steps in the civil services exam preparation.
Some of the benefits of solving the question papers regularly are mentioned below:
- It helps in improving the speed of the candidate. The more regularly a candidate solves the UPSC question papers, the further he will enhance his speed.
- It also helps the candidates to learn time management for attempting questions based on the difficulty level.
- Taking up online tests and regular solving of the question papers will let the candidate understand their weaker and stronger sections, concerning a particular topic or subject.
- It also lets the candidates know their individual scores, thus helping them to analyze the subject knowledge and in filling the loopholes present in the study plan.
- Solving the previous years’ UPSC question papers and attempting a variety of questions regularly boosts confidence and reduces pre-exam pressure of the candidates.
Important tips for UPSC Prelims 2020
Some of the important tips for the UPSC Prelims Exams are mentioned below:
- Before preparing themselves for the examination, a clear picture of the marking pattern and syllabus is very important. A proper division of the syllabus will help in building time management of the candidate.
- A candidate should set a comfortable timetable before starting with their preparation. Distributing the subjects as per the time table will help in better preparation. Doing so, will help him/her to score well in the examination.
- Regular solving of UPSC Question Papers will help the candidate to become familiar with the level of examination.
- Candidates should prepare well for the UPSC Prelims as it is the first phase of the UPSC exam. The questions asked in this section are MCQs. The major focus should be given to understanding and practising the concepts on a regular basis, which will help them to improve their logical thinking skills.
How to check the UPSC Marksheet?
Every year, UPSC mark sheets are released on the official website after the entire exam process for a particular year is over.
No marks for UPSC 2020 will be declared as of now as the exam process is still underway. However, UPSC 2019 results were out last year, so those UPSC mark sheets are available at their official website.
Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to download the UPSC Marksheet:
- Visit the official website of UPSC.
- Enter Your UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Roll Number.
- Select your Date Of Birth.
- Select the particular category that you have applied for.
- Enter the captcha code and submit.
- The UPSC Marksheet will be displayed on the screen.