Aug 09

Every year, UPSC conducts a reputed and difficult UPSC exam commonly known as civil services exam. This exam is held in three stages — preliminary, main and interview. UPSC select candidates through this exam and they are posted for the prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.

In 2017 also lakhs of candidates appeared in UPSC prelims exam. But, they found this paper very difficult.

UPSC Prelims Paper

Paper-I covered various initiatives of current government with very close options. Questions on Digital India, NSQF,Benami transactions and GST were asked.

A question on the government’s Smart India Hackathon was also there in paper 01. Smart India Hackathon SIH-the world’s biggest ever open innovation model to find digital solutions to the problems of state and union territories was conducted for youth of India and this topic attracted question paper setter.

One question on the Vidyanjali scheme was there in UPSC prelims paper of 2017. This scheme is an initiative to increase community and private sector involvement in government-run elementary schools across the country.

Through this initiative, people from the Indian diaspora, former government officials ,retired teachers, and defence personnel, professionals and women who are home makers can volunteer at a school that requests for one.

UPSC Paper was also having questions on GST and benami transactions.

GST and NSQF questions were also very tricky.Candidates of this year accepted that paper was unexpected and difficult in compare to last year.

This trend is an alarm for those candidates who generally overlook day to day updates while preparing for UPSC exam. Daily updates of current environment is necessary and should be kept in mind for UPSC prelims 2018.

As competition is becoming difficult every year, aspirants need to check their efforts and strategy with the paper and question pattern of 2017 upsc prelims paper.

Read UPSC syllabus in detail to avoid such unexpected questions. Syllabus clearly states that general studies will cover latest happenings of your surrounding.

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