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Exam Pattern  -   CSE Entrance Exam

Exam Pattern  -  CSE Entrance Exam

UPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern:

  1. The Prelims Exam will comprise of two papers:
    1. General Studies 2. Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT)
  2. All the question in both the papers will be multiple type.
  3. The question papers will be set both in English and Hindi.
  4. The Prelims Exam will be held for 2 hour time duration.
  5. The Paper-II of Prelims Exam is qualifying in nature and candidates need to secure minimum qualifying marks of 33 %.
  6. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.


Number of


Duration per section

Total Marks

Paper I: General



2 Hours


Paper II: Aptitude



2 Hours


Total Marks


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