IAS Answer Key 2021 (OUT) | UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2021

IAS Answer Key 2021– Some coaching institutes have released the answer key of IAS 2021 exam on October 10. The unofficial IAS 2021 answer key is issued immediately after the IAS prelims. UPSC IAS answer key 2021 contains correct answers to all questions asked in Civil Services exam. UPSC answer key 2021 help candidates to calculate their scores before the release of IAS result 2021. UPSC will release the official Civil Services answer key 2021 before the release of IAS result. UPSC Prelims 2021 is an objective type test. Hence, UPSC answer key 2021 will be released for IAS Prelims exam only.

Candidates will also be available expected UPSC Cut off marks along with the UPSC IAS 2021 answer keys. UPSC IAS Prelims 2021 consists of two papers, CSAT I and CSAT II. IAS answer key 2021 of General Studies Paper-I and Paper-2 will be available for all paper codes of question test booklet A, B, C & D. Candidates need to check the IAS 2021 Answer Key of the respective test booklet that was provided to them. Here, we have hosted the link of UPSC answer key 2021 immediately after its release-

IAS 2021 Answer key will consist of the answers for the following papers:

  • General Ability Test (Paper 1)
  • Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT Paper 2)

UPSC IAS Answer key 2021 Download PDFs Here

Institute Name GS Paper-I CSAT Paper-II
Coaching Institutes GS Paper-I (Answer Key by IASBABA) CSAT Paper-II (Answer Key)
BYJU’s Classes Click Here Click Here
Career Launcher Click Here Click Here
Sriram’s IAS Academy Click Here Click Here
Chanakya IAS Academy Click Here Click Here
Vajiram and Ravi Click Here Click Here
Rau’s Institute Click Here Click Here

IAS Question Papers 2021

These coaching institutes also release the question papers along with the IAS answer key 2021. Candidates will be able to download the question papers through the table below.

UPSC Question Papers

Question Booklet SET A SET B SET C
GS Paper 1 Check here Check here Check here
GS Paper 2 Check here Check here Check Here

IAS Answer Key 2021 Date

Events UPSC Answer Key Date
IAS Prelims 2021 Exam Date October 10, 2021
Release of Unofficial UPSC IAS 2021 answer key October 10, 2021
Official IAS answer key 2021 After completion of the recruitment process
IAS Prelims 2021 Result Date November 2021
IAS Main 2021 Exam Date December/ January, 2021

How to download UPSC IAS Answer Key 2021?

UPSC will release IAS 2021 answer key online on the official website. Candidates can follow the below steps to download the UPSC IAS Answer Key 2021.

1st step: Visit the UPSC’s website, upsc.gov.in.

2nd step: Click on ‘Examination’ tab available in top menu.

3rd step: Now, select the ‘Answer key’ option from the drop down list.

4th step: A new tab containg the IAS answer key 2021 will open on the computer screen

6th step: Download UPSC answer key 2021 pdf file and match your response with the answers.

How to File Objection Against UPSC IAS Answer Key 2021?

If candidates find any incorrect answer in the IAS 2021 answer key, then he/she can file the objection against the answer key. The details to file the objection will be released after the release of UPSC answer key 2021. Candidates are advised to file the objection within the provided time limit. After the same, no request to make corrections in the UPSC IAS answer key will be entertained.

What after IAS Answer Key 2021 Release?

After the release of IAS 2021 answer key, the commission will release the result online. The result will also be published in a pdf format on upsc.gov.in. Selected candidates will be eligible for main exams, to be held in September 2021.

How to Calculate Scores with UPSC Answer Key 2021?

Specifications Marking Scheme
For correct answer CSAT Paper I = +2

CSAT Paper II = + 2.5

Negative Marks 1/3 marks
Total Marks 400 (Each paper will carry 200 marks)
Aggregate score Marks obtained in Paper 1 + Marks obtained in Paper 2 – Negative marks

UPSC IAS 2021 Answer Key- Important Points

    1. Candidates can calculate their estimated scores through IAS 2021 answer keys.
    2. The answer key of IAS 2021 helps candidates to measure their performance in the exam.
    3. Candidates will be selected for IAS 2021 Mains Exam on the basis of their performance in the prelims exam.

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