UPSC Civil Services: Economics Prelims Papers


Every year the Union Public Service Commission conducts the civil services examination for the prestigious posts of IAS, IPS, IFS, etc. The exam is considered to be one of the toughest ones in our country. Every year lakhs of students sit for the exam. The exam is held in two parts. The first part is the preliminary exam, passing which the candidates are eligible to sit for the mains. Students can choose economics as an optional subject for the prelims. The pattern of the prelims is given below.

Paper Pattern

The exam of economics is two hours in time duration and the maximum marks are 300. The questions are 120 in number and are all multiple choice types. All the questions are of equal marks. The questions are given four alternative answers out of which only one is correct. Students have to mark only one answer in the separate answer sheet provided. Negative marking is also there in the exam. For each wrong answer one third of the marks for that question will be deducted. For answers left unanswered no marks will be deducted. Multiple answers are also treated as wrong answer and marks will be deducted for it as per the rule.

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12 Responses to “UPSC Civil Services: Economics Prelims Papers”

  1. 12
    Ghulam Rasool:

    In IAS exam 1st i have to face to perlims or mains

  2. 11

    which stream is better for me in11th class to become an ias officer

  3. 10
    Yashwant Kathait:

    Sir m student of BA final year in english. history. political since .. can i apply in test of IAS PCS ?

  4. 9

    hai i whated sociology model papers

  5. 8
    hari verma:

    hello sir i am the student of 3rd year and i want become an ias but i could not chose the optionakl subject .so i could not start my preperation so sir suggest me optional sub and how can i start my prepration for ias ………………?

  6. 7

    Sir, my question is that i choose political science optional in preliminary, can i choose the same subject in mains please reply.

  7. 6

    Please provide the prelims papers of economics

  8. 5
    Mongve Enghi:

    Respected sir, i want the IAS prelims Economics and political science papers at five years yours faithfully Mongve Enghi

  9. 4

    Respected sir,
    i want the IAS main economics papers at past five years
    yours faithfully,

  10. 3
    dipen rai:

    can u please give me a link to economics and sociology papers for both upsc prelims and main exams?

  11. 2
    ajay sharma:

    can we opt management subject for pre pcs exam.

  12. 1
    Kunal singh:

    What is qualification of UPSC.