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Marks Distribution prelims 2019

UPSC Prelims 2019 subject wise analysis

An analysis of the prelims paper. The prelims GS paper contains 100 questions each carrying 2 marks.

Marks Distribution prelims 2019
Subject Questions Marks
Indian Polity 15 30
Indian Economy 14 28
Science and Technology 7 14
Environment 11 22
Geography 14 28
History, Modern India, Indian National movements 17 34
Current Affairs 22 44


UPSC Prelims 2018 subject wise analysis

An analysis of the prelims paper. The prelims GS paper contains 80 questions each carrying 2.5 marks.



upsc prelims 2018 subject wise analysis
Subject Questions Marks
Indian Polity 18 45
International relations 5 12.5
Indian Economy 18 45
Technology 12 30
Science 2 5
Environment 12 30
Geography 10 25
History, Modern India, Indian National movements 15 37.5
Culture 6 15
Current Affairs 2 5

Indian polity

Covering topics from child labour, government schemes and fundamental rights, Parliament, President, Loksabha, food safety etc.

International relations

ASEANS news and yemen crisis

Indian Economy

It included topics like Banking, GST, digital payment and Taxing

Science and Technology

Topics included GM crops, nuclear power, satellites,

Environment

Tribal rights, diseases, nationa green tribunal, pollution control board.

Geography

Merged questions from economy and polity. Rajasthan, Maps (India and Asia).

Indian polity

There is a complete change from the previous years. For the past several years, we would be getting questions from the period (1905-1747). But now, some questions from Buddhisms, woodsdispatch.

Culture

Crafts, paintings, Music, religion, Architecture.

Current affairs

Two questions from Aadhaar

28 questions are from Current affairs.



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