Negative Marking

Negative Marking


The reasons behind this move

On Thursday 11th June 2009  

It is now clear that the negative marking would be applicable in the Preliminary Examination 2011. There will be Penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by candidates except some of the questions where the Negative Marking will be inbuilt in the form of different marks being awarded to the most appropriate and not so appropriate answer for such questions.


Last Update Wednesday 18th March 2015

18-03-2015
What change in Preparation-Plan demands due to ‘Negative Marking’?

On Wednesday 4th May 2011  UPSC has moved a step ahead with CSE 2011 and in addition to cut down on ‘guesses’ and ‘luck’ with penalty on wrong answers introduced few years back, now UPSC is insisting on candidates who have the aptitude for the job in question - Civil Services by means of some questions with inbuilt negative marking.
Last Update Wednesday 4th May 2011

04-05-2011
Negative Marking - UPSC opts for cleaning the froth

On Thursday 11th June 2009  Introduction of ‘Negative Marking’ is one such bold step which is intended to provide help to serious candidates and will require core understanding of the topic and the subject.
Last Update Thursday 11th June 2009

11-06-2009
Negative Marking - The reasons behind this move

On Thursday 11th June 2009  To tackle the ‘Negative Marking’ one needs to develop clear conceptual clarity, sharp memory and recall which can eliminate the chances of getting confused in examination hall.
Last Update Thursday 11th June 2009

11-06-2009