UPPSC PCS Analysis 2020

UPPSC PCS Analysis 2020

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Nov 21, 2020Candidates applying for UPPSC 2021 recruitment, can check the UPPSC PCS 2021 notification PDF, exam date, vacancy, salary, eligibility, selection process, and other important details here.
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UPPCS Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (Subject-wise): Paper 1


No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Current events of national and international Importance

39Moderate to difficult 

Art and Culture + History of India and Indian National Movement

25Moderate to difficult  

Indian Polity and governance

20Moderate to difficult  

India and World Geography

18Moderate to difficult  

Economic and Social Development

11Moderate to difficult  

Environment & Ecology

19Moderate to difficult  

General Science

14Moderate to difficult  

UP Special +Static GK

4Moderate to difficult  

Total Questions


Overall Difficulty Level- 

UPPCS Prelims Paper-1 Exam Analysis 2020 (Topic-wise)

1. Current events of national and international Importance

  • NITI Aayog in December 2019 on 'Sustainable Development Goals India Index 2019-20'
  • ‘Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) scheme
  • The main objective of sustainable tourism is________
  • 'HAUSLA- 2018'
  • The travel and Tourism Competitive Index (TTCI) is released by______

2. History of India and Indian National Movement

  • ______________Indian Archaeologists first visited ‘Bhimbetka Caves’ and discovered the prehistoric significance of its rock paintings
  • 'Shriparvatiya' in Puranas________
  • ____________official ‘Agronomai’ during Mauryan age
  • Mahajanpadas and their capitals (match them)
  • Treaty of ' Aix-Ia-Chapelle –1748’
  • Second Round Table Conference

3. Indian Polity and governance

  • Panchayati Raj System
  • the third tier added to Indian Federal System
  • __________not possible by a law of Parliament under Article 3 of the Constitution
  • The superintendence, direction and control of all elections to the Panchayats are vested in___________

  • _______________Article of the Indian Constitution describe the Central Vigilance Commission
  • The Supreme Court of India enunciated the doctrine of "Basic Structure of the Constitution" in______________

  • _____________-gave legal basis to extraordinary powers exercised by the Government of India during Lockdown

4. India and World Geography

  • Kinta Valley
  • Equator does NOT pass through -1.  Gabon     2. Somalia 3. Equatorial Guinea     4. Rawanda
  • Nationalparks nad respective states - Indravati, Kalesar, Mollem, Betwa
  • Valley of Kahmir
  • _________ regions of the world, the production of citrus fruits  

5. Economic and Social Development

  • Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of a population
  • Ayushman Bharat Yojana
  • Human Development Report 1997 introduced the concept of Human Poverty Index (HPI) but______
  • World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Report__________
  • Limit of Investment for outstanding corporate bond for Foreign Portfolio Investment in Union Budget 2020-21_________

6. Environment & Ecology

  • Greenhouse effect, the average temperature of earth surface
  • Ecological  succession
  • The concept of 'Ecological Transition' was first used by________
  • impacts of Global Warming_________
  • National Chambal Sanctuary_________

7. General Science

  • Chlorophyll natural substances contains iron (Fe)

  • Change in the base sequence with a gene

  • fire alarm
  • ________polymer is NOT a thermoplastic
  • In human body, the digestion of protein begins in
  • ___________vitamins is mainly responsible for blood coagulation in human being

8. UP Special

  • Bio-technology Park  ________
  • Ramsar Sites in UP

And so on...

UPPCS Prelims Previous Year's Exam Analysis

YearCurrent AffairsHistory and A&C GeographyPolityEconomyGeneral ScienceEnvironmentUP Special 
20203925 182011 14 194

UPPCS Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (Subject-wise): Paper 2

This paper comprises 100 Questions, each carrying 2 marks with a total of 200 marks.

Sr. No.


Total Number of Questions


Interpersonal skills including communication skills



General Hindi

20 (Grammar + Reading comprehension)

General English

15(Grammar + Reading comprehension)


General mental ability



Logical reasoning and analytical ability




Decision making and problem-solving


UPPCS 2020 Prelims Expected Cut Off 2020


Expected Cut Off









UP PCS Previous Year Cut-Offs:


No. of Posts

No. of Students Appeared

Cut off

UPPCS 2019



To be announced

UPPCS 2018




UPPCS 2017




UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern: 11th October 2020

UPPSC PCS Exam consists of three stages:

UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

UPPSC PCS Prelims Paper

Total number of Questions

Maximum Marks

General Studies: Paper-1


200 marks

General Studies: Paper-2 (Qualifying in Nature)


200 marks

UPPSC PCS Main Exam Pattern 2020

UPPSC PCS Mains Subjects

Total Marks

General Hindi

150 marks


150 marks

General Studies: Paper-1

200 marks

General Studies: Paper-2

200 marks

General Studies: Paper-3

200 marks

General Studies: Paper-4

200 marks

Optional Paper-1

200 marks

Optional Paper-2

200 marks

UPPCS Interview

  • The UPPCS Interview will consist of 100 Marks.

What is the UPPCS Prelims Difficulty level 2020?

  • Overall UPPCS Prelims 2020 Exam level is Medium to Moderate.
  • Candidate must correct 100-105 Questions in General Studies Paper-I to clear the Exam.
  • Only 33 % of marks are required in Paper-2 to qualify for the exam.

From where we Get UPPCS Prelims Answer Key 2020?

Candidates who have appeared for the UPPCS Prelims exam can access the UPPCS Prelims Answer Key 2020 to calculate the marks they get. 

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