UPPSC Prelims GS Paper 1 Analysis 2023: UPPCS Prelims Paper 1 Review, Good Attempts

UPPSC Prelims GS Paper 1 Analysis 2023: UPPCS Prelims Paper 1 Review, Good Attempts

ByTrupti Thool  |  Updated on: May 14, 2023
Candidates can go through the UPPSC Prelims exam analysis 2023 for GS Paper 1 here. Candidates can make use of the UPPSC Prelims exam analysis and check good attempts, and difficulty level of questions and also calculate their marks.

UPPSC Prelims GS Paper 1 Analysis 2023 has been shared by the experts on 14th May 2023. Last year, more than 6 lakh candidates applied for the UPPSC PCS exam that was held in 28 districts across Uttar Pradesh. This year also the same number can be expected. All the candidates can check the UPPCS Prelims exam analysis here for General Studies Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Check UPPSC CSAT Paper 2 Analysis here

The UPPSC exam analysis for Prelims covers the difficulty level and good attempts for both GS Paper 1 and CSAT Paper 2. Through the detailed Prelims exam analysis, you will get to your overall performance in the exam that will determine your selection for the Mains exam. In addition to providing you with the UPPSC exam analysis, you will also be able to download the latest UPPSC PCS question papers and check the expected cutoff. All the updates on the paper review will be based on the student's feedback and the difficulty level of the exam.

UPPSC Exam Analysis 2023

Candidates can check UPPSC Exam Analysis 2023 for the exam which was conducted on 14th May 2023. The exam analysis not only helps the candidates in giving a fair insight into the exam trend but also lets them calculate their expected marks by getting a correct idea regarding the questions asked in the GS Paper 1.

The UPPSC exam analysis has details on the good attempts, difficulty level, expected cut-off, question papers, and more inputs as received by the UPPSC aspirants who will be appearing for the exam.

UPPSC PCS Exam Analysis 2023 - Exam Shift & Timings

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission is conducting the UP PCS exam in two shifts. The exam has two papers that include, General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies Paper 2 or CSAT which were held from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM respectively.

UPPSC Exam Date


UPPSC Prelims Paper

Exam Timings

14th May 2023, Sunday

Shift 1

General Studies Paper 1

9.30 A.M. to 11.30 A.M.

Shift 2

General Studies Paper 2 (CSAT)

2:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

UPPSC Prelims Exam Analysis 2023: Exam Highlights

The major highlights of UPPSC PCS exam have been shared here for the candidates who just appeared in the first shift and also for those who are preparing for the next exam. The exam highlights give you a summary of the overall conducted exam. You can check out the exam highlights for GS-Paper 1 below for 14th May 2023.

  • The overall difficulty level for UPPSC exam was Easy - Moderate.
  • A number of questions were asked from Current Affairs section.
  • The second largest number of questions were asked from History & AC section.

UPPSC PCS Prelims Answer Key PDFs

Candidates can easily access the answer keys in PDF format here. The direct links have been provided here through which candidates can download the PDFs and save them for their reference at their convenience.

UPPSC Prelims Exam Analysis 2023 - GS Paper 1 Review

UPPSC Prelims GS Paper 1 Analysis 2023 has been shared for the ease of the candidates. The Paper 1 was held in the first shift and the timings were from 9.30 A.M. to 11.30 A.M. You can find out the difficulty level of the paper along with the number of questions for each subject.


No. of Questions

History of India and Indian National Movement


Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India & World


Constitution of India and the Indian Polity


Indian Economy


General Science and Technology


Current Affairs




Uttar Pradesh Special




UPPSC Prelims GS Paper 1 Review 2023 - Good Attempts

Knowing about the good attempts is necessary for an exam aspirant. For all the candidates, who just appeared in the Shift 1 exam, must be anxious to know about the good number of attempts. As it gives an idea regarding the expecting score that candidates may attain in the exam. You can check out the good attempts for each subject of GS Paper 1 in the table below.


Good Attempts

General Studies Paper 1


UPPSC Prelims Exam Analysis - Difficulty Level

UPPCS PCS Prelims 2023 GS Paper 1 was successfully completed on 14th May 2023. Depending on the types of questions that were asked in various sets and the feedback from the candidates, the difficulty level of the exam can be considered as Moderate.

Although the type of questions vary from each set but the overall level remains the same. Most of the questions fell under the category of easy - moderate. However a few questions were also tough which were asked from current affairs, Indian economy and Indian Polity.

UPPSC PCS Expected Cut Off 2023

Candidates appearing for the UPPSC PCS 2023 should be aware that the cutoff marks will only be released for the GS Paper 1 which is held in Shift 1 of the examination process. Paper 2 which is also known as CSAT is only qualifying in nature, therefore there is no such cut-off released for it. The expected UPPSC cutoff which is released only for GS Paper 1 has been shared below through our exam experts.

UPPSC PCS Prelims Expected Cutoff
Category wiseCut Off
Female Candidates112-117

UPPSC PCS Question Paper 2023

After the UPPSC PCS exam has been successfully completed, you will be able to download UPPSC question paper 2023 for GS Paper 1 here which was conducted in Shift 1. 

Download UPPSC Question Paper 2023

UPPCS Prelims Previous Year's Exam Analysis

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


  • UPPSC exam analysis is the paper review for the UPPSC PCS exam that is being held on 14th May 2023 in various districts of Uttar Pradesh. The UPPSC PCS exam review shall cover the important aspects of the exam such as difficulty level, good attempts, expected cut-off, and question paper. These are the factors that shall give you a brief of your overall performance in the exam. 

  • Candidates will be able to check the difficulty level of the UPPSC PCS exam 2023 after the exam gets completed. The difficult level is judged in three terms, easy, moderate, and tough depending on the UPPSC question paper 2023.

  • UPPSC PCS expected cut off shall be provided to you after the exam has been successfully completed. The UPPSC cutoff will enable you to know the minimum marks that you need to score to appear for the Mains exam.

  • You will be able to know the complete UPPSC PCS Prelims exam analysis for GS Paper 1 and GS Paper 2 after the exam has been completed for each of the two shifts. BYJU'S Exam Prep experts shall provide the UP PCS exam review for Paper 1 after 11:30 AM. On the other hand, the GS Paper 2 review shall be shared after 4:30 PM.

  • Yes, BYJU'S Exam Experts shall be providing you with the UPPSC answer key for sets A, B, C, and D after the completion of the exam. You can download UPPSC GS Paper 1 and GS Paper 2 answer keys here. The answer key pdf shall enable you to know the correct answer key for all the questions and sets.


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