Preliminary Examination is the first stage of Civil Services Examination and is just a screening test.
It consists of Two Question Papers worth 200 marks each and Two hours duration.
At this stage you face a stiff competition as a large number of candidates appear in Preliminary Examination.
Your result is solely dependent on marks secured in Paper I (General Studies) as Paper II (Aptitude Test) has been made qualifying.
To know more about each paper, please click on the following links: