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.
Essay Previous Year Question Papers
- 2016 Essay Question Paper
- 2015 Essay Question Paper
- 2014 Essay Question Paper
- 2013 Essay Question Paper
- 2012 Essay Question Paper
- 2011 Essay Question Paper
- 2010 Essay Question Paper
- 2009 Essay Question Paper
UPSC Mains General Studies Previous Year Question Papers
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.
- UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR THE EXAMINATIONS HELD IN THE YEAR 2019
- UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR THE EXAMINATIONS HELD IN THE YEAR 2018
- UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR THE EXAMINATIONS HELD IN THE YEAR 2017
- UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR THE EXAMINATIONS HELD IN THE YEAR 2016
- UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR THE EXAMINATIONS HELD IN THE YEAR 2015
- UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR THE EXAMINATIONS HELD IN THE YEAR 2014
Official UPSC Answer Keys
Find the official UPSC answer key for various exams conducted last year from the link – UPSC Answer Keys.