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UPSC Prelims Result 2018
UPSC Prelims Result 2018 is likely to be declared on July 10 (today) by the Union Public Service Commission. The UPSC Prelims Result 2018 is expected to be announced at their official website at upsc.gov.in.
Candidates who had taken the UPSC Prelims 2018 Examination should keep an eye out for their UPSC Prelims Result 2018 today. The Union Public Services Commission had conducted the UPSC Prelims 2018 exam on June 3, 2018 at 73 exam centres across India. Approximately 3 lakh candidates appeared for the exam this year.
How to Download UPSC Prelims Result 2018?
- Visit the official UPSC website at upsc.gov.in
- Click on the tag ‘UPSC Civil Services Prelims Result 2018’
- Enter required credentials and click on ‘submit’
- Download your UPSC Prelims Result 2018 and take a print out of it for your future reference.
The UPSC exam 2018 was organised in two parts — Paper-I in the morning and Paper-II in the afternoon. Aspirants need 33 per cent score in Paper II of UPSC Prelims 2018 in order to qualify for UPSC Main Exam 2018.
The UPSC Civil Services main examination is expected to be conducted on October 1, 2018.
According to both experts and candidates, UPSC had this year also maintained its usual nature of being “unpredictable” about the questions. The UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam was organized in two parts with Paper-I being conducted in the morning and Paper-II conducted in the afternoon. Candidates need to clear the 66 marks cut-off in Paper-II, after which on the basis of their Paper-I scores they are selected for the mains.
According to a candidate who appeared the UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam 2018 from a centre in Kerala, in first paper, compared to last year, questions on Government schemes were very less and the questions from current affairs part were not so “recent”. He also said the commission was able to keep the “unpredictability” of the questions this year also.
“In first paper, earlier, current affair portion was given more important, but, this year, more important was given to all the areas,” commented another candidate while adding that it seemed like the paper was going to back to the old pattern.
“Both the papers were equally tough. Second paper was time consuming,” she added.
She also expected that the cut-off is going to be lower this year.
The number of candidates to be admitted to the UPSC Mains examination will be about twelve to thirteen times the total approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year through this examination. The number of vacancies to be filled this year is expected to be 782 which include 32 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category.
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