UPSC answer sheets 2017
UPSC preliminary answer sheets released

The Union Public Service Commission, UPSC, conducted Civil Services preliminary examination on Sunday, 18th June and proved to be very difficult than last year for the candidates who appeared. Candidates who manage to clear the preliminary, mains examination along with interview, will be considered eligible for in the Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Foreign Service(IFS) and also the Indian Police Service(IPS).

The preliminary examination consisted of two papers, one objective type and the other multiple choice questions: General Studies or Paper 1 and Aptitude or Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) or Paper 2. The GS paper has 100 questions carrying two marks each while the CSAT has 80 questions carrying 2.5 marks each.

Also their is a penalty of  33% marks out of the allocated marks for every wrong answer. As per the rules the CSAT paper(paper 2) is evaluated first and GS Paper or Paper 1 is evaluated once the candidates have qualified in Paper 2 or got 33% or 66 marks in CSAT. The names of the candidates are shortlisted for the mains on the basis of their scores in paper 1.

The examination is generally conducted in three stages including the prelims, mains and the interview rounds. The candidates who have appeared for the examination can cross check their answers with the help of the following answer sheets which has been disclosed by an unverified source:

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Answer Sheets 2017

SR.NO.SET ASET BSET CSET D
1DDDB
2AABA
3ADCD
4ACCC
5ABBD
6BCAB
7BAAD
8CCAC
9ACCC
10BDDB
11ADDB
12BDBB
13CBAB
14CCBB
15DADB
16BDAB
17DAAB
18CACB
19CADA
20DDBA
21DCBD
22DACB
23ACAD
24BDCC
25DDDA
26DDBD
27AAAB
28DADC
29CACC
30BADB
31CBBA
32ABDA
33CCCA
34CACC
35DBBD
36DABD
37DBBB
38BCBA
39CCBB
40ADBD
41DBBA
42ADBA
43ACBC
44ACAD
45DDAB
46CDDB
47ADBC
48CADA
49DBCC
50DDAD
51BDDD
52ABAA
53DCAD
54CCAC
55DBAB
56BABC
57DABA
58CACC
59CCAC
60BDBD
61BDAD
62BBBD
63BACB
64BBCC
65BDDA
66BABD
67BADA
68BCCA
69ADCA
70ABDD
71DBDC
72BCDA
73DAAC
74CCBD
75ADDD
76DBDD
77BAAA
78CDDA
79CCCA
80BDBA
81ABCB
82ADAB
83ACCC
84CCCA
85DBDB
86DBDA
87BBDB
88ABBC
89BBCC
90DBAD
91ABDB
92ABAD
93CBAC
94DAAC
95BADD
96BDCD
97CBAD
98ADCA
99CCDB
100DADD

Generally, the candidates who have appeared for the Preliminary Examination are curious to know the correct answers and therefore these answer keys are released. Source of answer keys cannot be validated or verified until it is released officially.