Preliminary Examination Paper I - Recent Question Papers

Question Papers for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination Paper I held in previous years are given for quick reference and getting a feel about the task in hand.

These question papers are sourced from UPSC official site.

The Question Papers from Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2009 to 2016 are given here for your assistance and use.

Question papers belonging to Preliminary Examination 2011-2016 are as per new format for Preliminary Examination that came in effect from 2011.


Preliminary Examination 2017: General Studies Paper I - Question Paper

On Sunday 18th June 2017  

in Preliminary Examination 2017 General Studies Paper I, 100 questions were asked.

Question Paper is given here for your reference.


Last Update Sunday 18th June 2017

18-06-2017
Question Paper Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016 General Studies Paper 1

On Sunday 7th August 2016  

In Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016 General Studies Paper 1


Last Update Sunday 7th August 2016

07-08-2016
Question Paper Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2015 Paper 1 (General Studies)

On Sunday 23rd August 2015  

In Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2015 Paper 1 (General Studies) 100 questions were asked. As indicated in notification, wrong answers carry negative marking.


Last Update Monday 24th August 2015

24-08-2015
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2014 Paper I (General Studies)

On Thursday 11th September 2014  

On August 24, 2014 in the Preliminary Examination 2014 Paper I, total 100 questions were asked.


Last Update Wednesday 11th February 2015

11-02-2015
Preliminary Examination 2013 Paper I (General Studies)

On Monday 27th May 2013  100 Questions were asked in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2013 Paper I conducted on May 26, 2013
Last Update Monday 27th May 2013

27-05-2013
Preliminary Examination 2012 Paper I (General Studies)

On Monday 21st May 2012  100 Questions were asked in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination Paper I conducted on May 20, 2012
Last Update Monday 21st May 2012

21-05-2012
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2011: Paper I

On Tuesday 14th June 2011  The following questions were asked in Preliminary Examination 2011 Paper I (Set – C)
Last Update Tuesday 14th June 2011

14-06-2011
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2010 - General Studies Paper

On Friday 21st January 2011  Question Paper General Studies (Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2010)
Last Update Friday 21st January 2011

21-01-2011
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2009 - General Studies Paper

On Friday 1st January 2010  Question Paper General Studies (Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2009)
Last Update Friday 1st January 2010

01-01-2010