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Upsc CSE prelim 2017 answer key released.

As many of us guessed there are few different answers
1. Rtv is Constitutional
2. Ivc is 1 and 3
3. National career services is D
4. Cabinet system is C
5. And surprisingly, water conservation in agriculture is given as
1 and 3, ie gypsum option is incorrect.

Plz announce this thread.. mods
Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
Prelim cutoff prediction-
92-96general
89-92 obc.
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  • Do point out any other questions which has changed answer from the coaching keys..
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • :/
    Mantodas said:

    As many of us guessed there are few different answers
    1. Rtv is Constitutional
    2. Ivc is 1 and 3
    3. National career services is D
    4. Cabinet system is C
    5. And surprisingly, water conservation in agriculture is given as
    1 and 3, ie gypsum option is incorrect.

    Plz announce this thread.. mods

    अशुश्रूषा त्वरा श्र्लाधा विद्यायाः शत्रवस्त्रयः ।
  • Mods plz close this thread, didn't noticed the similar thread running, sorry for bothering... Thank you.
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • Mantodas said:

    As many of us guessed there are few different answers
    1. Rtv is Constitutional
    2. Ivc is 1 and 3
    3. National career services is D
    4. Cabinet system is C
    5. And surprisingly, water conservation in agriculture is given as
    1 and 3, ie gypsum option is incorrect.

    Plz announce this thread.. mods

    I got 1 3 and 4 right from above and my score is 7.5 more than shankar key... phir bhi nahi hua mera
    Cut off - ajgar range :D
  • I scored 102.00 while cutoff was 102.66. i had also marked D in this question. What we shud do now. I lost 2.66 marks. ans is D i am sure here is the link http://glacierlandrcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Gypsum-Literature-Final-2-24-151.pdf


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  • Ambiguity is prima facie visible. Apart from that, a new phenomenon from prelims 2015-2017 is extreme crowding at one or two marks in a manner that, hundreds unlucky candidates at/around cut-off mark lose out. This occurred before also in upsc & in every exam. but when marks are halved from 400 to 200, its a horrifying situation in the prelims marking.

    Nutshell : injustice has occurred & if neutrally adjudicated(without falling prey to the constitutional stature & autonomy of upsc & one-sided power of Supreme Court), the redressal is attempt in 2018 itself, if adjudged by the standards of whats quoted in emblem - Satyameva Jayte.

    P. S. From 1979 - 2010, merit list in prelims was calculated out of 450 marks.

    From 2011-2013, out of 400 marks. In 2014, 15 marks of english were negated & the paper was of 385 marks.

    From 2015 onwards, the total marks is 200. This is like moving towards chaos & disorder - Its being highly unscientific. Where the need was examining candidates on diversified subjects with higher range of marks like 500-600 or at least 450+ to reduce randomness & luck, opposite occurred & candidates accepted it, instead of mass protesting.
  • I scored 102.00 while cutoff was 102.66. i had also marked D in this question. What we shud do now. I lost 2.66 marks. ans is D i am sure here is the link http://glacierlandrcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Gypsum-Literature-Final-2-24-151.pdf


    File a case in sc.
  • dpagarwal said:

    I scored 102.00 while cutoff was 102.66. i had also marked D in this question. What we shud do now. I lost 2.66 marks. ans is D i am sure here is the link http://glacierlandrcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Gypsum-Literature-Final-2-24-151.pdf


    File a case in sc.
    Focus on 3rd June.. forget 2017, consider it as a great experience nothing else..
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • edited May 16
    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth

    root note: Account suspended for posting obscene images
  • Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
  • shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions

    root note: Account suspended for posting obscene images
  • Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    True.. but still 1 2 questions are enough to jeopardize chances..
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
  • shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    2015- prelims failed by 1 mark
    2016 - missed final list by 9 marks
    2017- missed final list by 4 marks
  • Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    Are bhai bhai bhai
  • Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    That's true. Luck plays a huge factor.

    These toppers and cosching conmen talk about intelligent guessing and minimizing negative marks. But in reality only luck matters. When a tukka works it's intelligent guessing.

    It's easy to say attempt 70 and get 60 right. Or attempt 85 and get 65 right.

    But in reality it works only if you have luck on your side.
  • Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    Yea yea seriously ... I found many guys who are champions of pre ... Never got thru mains... It means mxm serious guys get eliminated in mains only... Those who could not clear pre aren't serious....
    Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.


    On telegram - @RobertPutnam
  • Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    Yea yea seriously ... I found many guys who are champions of pre ... Never got thru mains... It means mxm serious guys get eliminated in mains only... Those who could not clear pre aren't serious....
    Last line is incorrect totally.. there are many of them eg Madhusudan hulgi sir, Mallika Sudhir mam, and many more..the thing is some of them are scared of the past failure in prelim which ultimately results in negativity in the exam.. all you need is confidence and courage to attempt some more mcqs.
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    How are you @Cremator bhai... Long time. :smile:
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    How are you @Cremator bhai... Long time. :smile:
    lanka lagi h bhai.. 1002 h kash reserve hi mil jaye.. daf m bharne ho jaega.. pre toh kuch padhne ka mann nhi ho rha
    2015- prelims failed by 1 mark
    2016 - missed final list by 9 marks
    2017- missed final list by 4 marks
  • Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    How are you @Cremator bhai... Long time. :smile:
    lanka lagi h bhai.. 1002 h kash reserve hi mil jaye.. daf m bharne ho jaega.. pre toh kuch padhne ka mann nhi ho rha
    Yaar it's really painful jab 4 5 marks Kam hota hai to..
    Lag jao bhai pre mein.. aap waise hi kar sakte ho.. don't think much..
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    How are you @Cremator bhai... Long time. :smile:
    lanka lagi h bhai.. 1002 h kash reserve hi mil jaye.. daf m bharne ho jaega.. pre toh kuch padhne ka mann nhi ho rha
    Yaar it's really painful jab 4 5 marks Kam hota hai to..
    Lag jao bhai pre mein.. aap waise hi kar sakte ho.. don't think much..
    ha yaar.. Pre m sab unn 2-3 Qs par depend karta h..
    2015- prelims failed by 1 mark
    2016 - missed final list by 9 marks
    2017- missed final list by 4 marks
  • edited May 16
    Mantodas said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    Yea yea seriously ... I found many guys who are champions of pre ... Never got thru mains... It means mxm serious guys get eliminated in mains only... Those who could not clear pre aren't serious....
    Last line is incorrect totally.. there are many of them eg Madhusudan hulgi sir, Mallika Sudhir mam, and many more..the thing is some of them are scared of the past failure in prelim which ultimately results in negativity in the exam.. all you need is confidence and courage to attempt some more mcqs.
    He's being sarcastic. Look at the way he is describing prelims champions. :mrgreen:
    I've deleted my gmail account. So your messages won't reach me. ATB. :)
  • Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    How are you @Cremator bhai... Long time. :smile:
    lanka lagi h bhai.. 1002 h kash reserve hi mil jaye.. daf m bharne ho jaega.. pre toh kuch padhne ka mann nhi ho rha
    Yaar it's really painful jab 4 5 marks Kam hota hai to..
    Lag jao bhai pre mein.. aap waise hi kar sakte ho.. don't think much..
    ha yaar.. Pre m sab unn 2-3 Qs par depend karta h..
    100 attempt karke 70+ undisputed layenge bhai is baar. :smirk:
    I've deleted my gmail account. So your messages won't reach me. ATB. :)
  • Mantodas said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    Yea yea seriously ... I found many guys who are champions of pre ... Never got thru mains... It means mxm serious guys get eliminated in mains only... Those who could not clear pre aren't serious....
    Last line is incorrect totally.. there are many of them eg Madhusudan hulgi sir, Mallika Sudhir mam, and many more..the thing is some of them are scared of the past failure in prelim which ultimately results in negativity in the exam.. all you need is confidence and courage to attempt some more mcqs.
    He's being sarcastic. Look at the way he is describing prelims champions. :mrgreen:
    Exactly Bhai.... Seems you too live on sarcasm and have Nana patekar as ur favorite actor. @Mantodas in my upsc journey I have learnt never judge anyone
    Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.


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  • Mantodas said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    Yea yea seriously ... I found many guys who are champions of pre ... Never got thru mains... It means mxm serious guys get eliminated in mains only... Those who could not clear pre aren't serious....
    Last line is incorrect totally.. there are many of them eg Madhusudan hulgi sir, Mallika Sudhir mam, and many more..the thing is some of them are scared of the past failure in prelim which ultimately results in negativity in the exam.. all you need is confidence and courage to attempt some more mcqs.
    He's being sarcastic. Look at the way he is describing prelims champions. :mrgreen:
    I ll need to solve some comprehension it seems.. :smile:
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • Mantodas said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    Yea yea seriously ... I found many guys who are champions of pre ... Never got thru mains... It means mxm serious guys get eliminated in mains only... Those who could not clear pre aren't serious....
    Last line is incorrect totally.. there are many of them eg Madhusudan hulgi sir, Mallika Sudhir mam, and many more..the thing is some of them are scared of the past failure in prelim which ultimately results in negativity in the exam.. all you need is confidence and courage to attempt some more mcqs.
    He's being sarcastic. Look at the way he is describing prelims champions. :mrgreen:
    Exactly Bhai.... Seems you too live on sarcasm and have Nana patekar as ur favorite actor. @Mantodas in my upsc journey I have learnt never judge anyone
    My bad i thought you were saying other way round..
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    How are you @Cremator bhai... Long time. :smile:
    lanka lagi h bhai.. 1002 h kash reserve hi mil jaye.. daf m bharne ho jaega.. pre toh kuch padhne ka mann nhi ho rha
    Yaar it's really painful jab 4 5 marks Kam hota hai to..
    Lag jao bhai pre mein.. aap waise hi kar sakte ho.. don't think much..
    ha yaar.. Pre m sab unn 2-3 Qs par depend karta h..
    100 attempt karke 70+ undisputed layenge bhai is baar. :smirk:
    Haha.. yes abkibaar naiya paar.
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
  • Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    Mantodas said:

    Cremator said:

    shivajii said:

    shivajii said:

    Mantodas said:

    This thread was intended to learn few things-
    1. One should not rely on answer keys of institutions
    2. To get an idea what Upsc might consider correct, in post prelim Bakar thread there were many who posted some xyz PDF to claim their answer to be correct, none helped.Bottomline is Upsc considers basic stuffs thats it. Instead we should start studying for mains no Matter how pre went.
    3. For irrigation wala question, I still feel somewhere in some NCERT it may have been written that gypsum may not be used in water conservation.
    4. Future learning- Upsc would probably make more ambiguous paper , since seats are less and competition is more. This is just what I feel might happen.
    5. All the best.

    Apart from 1-2 question rest all paper was good. this year will happen same 98 questions were perfect and u just needed 53-54 correct. If u cant achieve that than i must say u are not a serious candidate Bitter truth
    I got 60 correct yet could not clear. Scored 105 exactly.

    Can one attempt only 53-54 and expect to qualify? What about negative marking?
    u got 60 correct but still u attempted those which u were not sure . yes there is negative marking. If u can attempt 80 odd with 10-12 wrong u can easily clear plus u can also leave controversial questions. Even if u attempt 70 questions with 8-9 wrong answers u can still make. upsc eliminates those who attempt all questions
    That's the problem. How can one be sure? You can only be sure after you get the answer key.

    Most serious can only be 100 percent sure about 40-45 questions. Everyone has to take risks.

    Easy to tell someone get 60 right and only 10 wrong. Does not happen in reality.

    Prelims is all about luck.
    2 tukke idhar udhar hue aur khel khatam..

    90 Q attempt m 40 pta rehta h.. 50 m tukke.. ab agar din accha hua.. 23 correct and 27 incorrect toh INN.. (assuming ki 50 m se 20 toh sahi lag hi jaega...)

    agar 2 tukke idhar udhar hue toh khtm
    How are you @Cremator bhai... Long time. :smile:
    lanka lagi h bhai.. 1002 h kash reserve hi mil jaye.. daf m bharne ho jaega.. pre toh kuch padhne ka mann nhi ho rha
    Yaar it's really painful jab 4 5 marks Kam hota hai to..
    Lag jao bhai pre mein.. aap waise hi kar sakte ho.. don't think much..
    ha yaar.. Pre m sab unn 2-3 Qs par depend karta h..
    Koi tension nhi bhai.. sab set hoga :smile:
    Prelim-2, Mains-1, Interview- 0.
    Prelim cutoff prediction-
    92-96general
    89-92 obc.
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