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UPSC Civil Services Prelims Subject wise weightage 2012-2019 Analysis

UPSC Civil Services Examination Trend Analysis from 2012 to 2019 subject wise number of questions asked.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Trends 2012-2019
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Trends 2012-2019

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Trends 2012-2019: Union Public Service Commission conduct Civil Services Exam every year for the recruitment of Indian Administrative Servant in Civil Services. Candidates can check here last 8 year trend of UPSC prelims Questions for General Studies Paper 1 and Civil Services Aptitude Test(CSAT) Paper 2.

Segments 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
History of India 20 16 19 16 16 13 22 16
Indian Polity & Governance 21 17 10 13 6 22 13 15
Geography of India & World 17 18 20 18 3 8 9 8
Environment & Ecology 14 14 20 12 16 17 10 19
Indian Economy & Development 14 18 11 16 15 29 22 20
General Science & Technology 10 16 12 9 7 3 14 15
Current Affairs 04 01 08 16 37 8 10 7
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Break down of questions asked in CSAT 2012-2019
Segments 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Reading Comprehension (Bilingual) 32 24 26 30 27 30 26 30
English Comprehension 8 8 6* 0 0 0 0 0
Basis Numeracy 3 9 16 20 28 24 17 26
Data Interpretation / Sufficiency 0 5 5 0 0 0 12 10
Reasoning /Analytical Ability 30 28 27 30 25 26 25 14
Decision Making & Problem Solving 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 80 80 80* 80 80 80 80 80
*In 2014, the evaluation of questions from English Comprehension were not taken into consideration, which means that only 74 questions were taken for calculating the the cut-off. From year 2015 onwards, English comprehension was removed from the CSAT question paper.

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