[Download PDF] UPSC Prelims 2022 CSAT Questions Paper – UPSC IAS CSE Prelims 2022

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UPSC has conducted the IAS CSE Prelims Examination for the year 2022. The 2nd session of the exam is over, which was conducted for CSAT Paper. The PDF of UPSC IAS Prelims 2022 CSAT Question Paper is out. You can download the same from the link given below:

UPSC Prelims 2022 CSAT Question Paper Set A

UPSC Prelims 2022 CSAT Question Paper Set B

 

Also ReadDownload UPSC GS Paper 1 Questions Paper | Hindi | English

About UPSC IAS CSE Prelims: The examination consists of 2 papers. Papers are conducted in 2 sessions, i.e. GS Paper 1 in 1st session and CSAT Paper (Paper 2) in 2nd session. GS Paper 1 consists of 100 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) for 200 marks, and CSAT Paper consists of around 80 questions for 200 marks.

Also ReadPrevious Year’s UPSC Prelims Question Papers

CSAT Paper is of qualifying nature, i.e. first CSAT Paper will be checked. If an aspirant is getting the minimum marks required for qualifying, then the GS Paper 1 answers will be checked. It means the aspirants, which scored below the minimum qualifying marks, will be out of the race.

ReadUPSC IAS CSE Prelims Syllabus

The cut-off list of aspirants will be prepared based on the scores of GS Papers 1. The aspirants making it into the list will appear in the UPSC Mains examination.

Importance of analyzing UPSC IAS Prelims Questions Papers or Mains Question paper 

Many aspirants, who are not taking the exam this year, might be in doubt about – why should they bother analysing the question paper, when the trends are changing every year? The answer is they must. The analysis of the previous year’s question paper should be the priority of aspirants planning to appear next year or in the future. It might not be helpful in predicting the questions, but it will be definitely helpful in the focus areas of the questions, i.e. what should they read in a topic or current affairs that matches the expectations of an exam. An aspirant doing this will be definitely in an advantageous position compared to the ones trying to read and understand everything.

year GS Paper CSAT Paper
2015Paper I Paper II 
2016Paper I Paper II
2017Paper I  PaperII 
2018PaperI PaperII  
2019Paper I    Paper II 
2020Paper I  Paper II  
2021Paper I Paper II
2022Paper I Paper II
2023Paper I Paper II

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