New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the Civil Service Preliminary Examination 2018 on June 3. Number of applicants this year is expected to cross 14 lakhs. The exam was conducted in two phases with the first paper (General Studies) held at 9:30 AM and the second (CSAT) at 2:30 PM. Each paper was 2 hours long.
NeoStencil, India’s leading online platform for IAS preparation, in association with its 60+ partner teachers for IAS exam has come out with a detailed answer key with explanation and expected cut-off. In addition, it has also developed a 100% accurate prelims score calculator which is a first of its kind. Students can submit their answers and check UPSC prelims 2018 answer key and score calculator to know their final score and correct and incorrect answers from three different answer keys by three most credible institutes – NeoStencil, InsightsonIndia and IASbaba.
The faculties involved in framing the expected cut off are experts with 15+ years’ experience in the IAS segment. NeoStencil’s predicted cut off for Prelims 2017 was 106 ± 3 and the actual UPSC cut off was 105.64 – almost identical.
The Civil Services Exam is the single platform for entry into various administrative services such as IAS, IFS, IPS and IRS. The mains exam this year will be held on 28th September, 2018.
UPSC will release the official answer key in 2019 after the announcement of the final merit list. The candidates, however, seek answers of Prelims right after their exam to help them plan their Mains exam preparation. For the same, you can find detailed answer key and score calculator from three different and credible answer keys here: https://neostencil.com/upsc-prelims-answer-key-cut-off/