Download UPSC Civil Services Exam Previous Year Question Papers

Click the below links to download UPSC Prelims question papers from 2009 to 2018

Making it through the Civil Services Exam requires the right strategy, immense amount of hard word, sincerity and dedication. However, the enormous hard work done by one would bear the required fruit only when done in the right direction and for this one needs to know the pattern of questions asked in the UPSC CSE Exam. Thus it becomes inevitable to refer to Previous Year UPSC Papers to keep track of the changing trend of UPSC IAS papers and head your preparation in the right direction.

An aspirant’s aim is always to crack the UPSC IAS exam and not just gain knowledge. Here is where the previous year papers play an important role. They are an authentic source to know the pattern of questions asked in both the UPSC CSE Prelims & Mains exam. On analyzing these papers, you get an idea about weightage of different topics and the number of static and dynamic questions being asked over the years.

Also, solving previous year UPSC papers will help you manage your time as you would know exactly what to study and how much to study. Self-assessment is very important for a UPSC aspirant and here again solving previous year papers along with mock tests would help assess one’s performance well.

Finally, “Practice Makes A Man Perfect”. So, solve more and more Previous Year UPSC Papers for better understanding of the exam pattern and nature of questions asked.

UPSC Prelims Previous Year Question Papers

Essay Previous Year Question Papers

UPSC Mains General Studies Previous Year Question Papers

2018Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2018Question Paper IIIQuestion Paper IV
2017Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2017Question Paper IIIQuestion Paper IV
2016Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2016Question Paper IIIQuestion Paper IV
2015Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2015Question Paper IIIQuestion Paper IV
2014Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2014Question Paper IIIQuestion Paper IV
2013Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2013Question Paper IIIQuestion Paper IV
2012Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2011Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2010Question Paper IQuestion Paper II
2009Question Paper IQuestion Paper II

Question Papers of all UPSC Exams From 2014 to 2019 (CSE Mains, IFoS, CDS, NDA, CAPF, IES, etc)

The below links will give you previous year question papers of all exams conducted by UPSC and not just Civil Services Exam (CSE). Aspirants writing other exams like IFoS, CISF, IES etc. can find the corresponding question papers from the above link. If you are focused only on CSE, then look for links for Prelims and Mains.

Official UPSC Answer Keys

Find the official UPSC answer key for various exams conducted last year from the link – UPSC Answer Keys.