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  • Written By Aditi_M
  • Last Modified 30-06-2022
  • Written By Aditi_M
  • Last Modified 30-06-2022

UPPSC Answer Key 2022: Dates, How to Check, Question Papers

UPPSC Answer Key 2022: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will release the UPPSC answer key a few weeks after the exam UPPSC will upload the UPPCS answer key for Paper 1 and Paper 2 on its official website. Therefore, candidates can check the answer key and question paper online at uppsc.up.nic.in. Furthermore, we will also provide a direct link to download the answer key on this page.

Candidates need to provide their login credentials to download the answer key. Furthermore, UPPSC also opens an objection window. Thus, candidates can also raise objections against any question or answer through login. The answer key aids candidates in calculating their estimated scores. Candidates can compare their responses with the answer key and marking scheme to calculate their probable scores. Read on to find out more.

UPPSC Answer Key Date 2022

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission releases UPPSC PCS preliminary answer key on a specified date. Besides the UPPSC answer key’s release schedule, candidates can file objections and find the final answer key at the official website on a predetermined date. The table below will help you in keeping track of the important dates of the UPPSC PCS answer key release date:

EventsImportant Dates
UPPSC preliminary exam dateTo Be Announced
Release of provisional answer key To Be Announced
Facility to raise objections against the answer keyTo Be Announced
Release of final answer keyTo Be Announced

How to Check UPPSC Answer Key 2022?

Candidates can download the UPPSC answer key in an online mode as per the schedule. No other mode shall be provided by the Uttar Pradesh PSC for accessing the answer key. Candidates knowing the steps for checking the UPPSC answer key beforehand can access the same hassle-free. The space below mentions the step-wise process to check the answer key for prelims to recruit Rajasthan Administrative Services.

1st Step – Visit the official website of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, i.e, uppsc.up.nic.in.

2nd Step – Click on the link reading ‘Click here to view key answer sheet’ from the sidebar.

3rd Step – Appearing window will host the PDF file for the UPPSC answer key. Click the relevant link to check the answer key.

UPPSC Provisional Answer Key 2022

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the provisional UPPSC answer key within a week of the exam date. Candidates can check the provisional answer key for the UPPSC PCS preliminary exam in PDF format. The provisional answer key for UPPSC PCS 2021 will be available for raising objections. Candidates need to pay an amount per objection filed by them. Subject experts at UPPSC will review the objections to prepare the final answer key for UPPSC PCS.

Objections on UPPSC Answer Key

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the UPPSC answer key in two phases. Initially, the commission releases the UPPSC provisional answer key. The provisional answer key is available for raising objections. Candidates can raise objections within a week in an offline mode. Candidates can send their petition for the objections to the commission in a prescribed format. The format for the application to raise objections will include the following elements.

  1. UPPSC PCS roll number (as mentioned on the admit card)
  2. Exam name
  3. Exam date
  4. Series name
  5. Question number
  6. Answer Given in the UPPSC provisional answer key
  7. Suggested answer
  8. Authentic source for reference
  9. Signature of the candidate

NOTE – Candidates need to send a demand draft amounting to the objection fee in a sealed envelope with the petition.

How to Calculate Scores Using UPPSC Answer Key?

Candidates can use the marking scheme, question paper, and answer key to calculate the probable scores in the UPPSC PCS preliminary exam. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to calculate paper I scores using the answer key.

1st Step – Access the UPPSC answer key PDF using the steps mentioned above

2nd Step – Evaluate the number of correct and incorrect responses

3rd Step – Multiply the number of correct responses with (+)1.33

4th Step – Multiply the number of wrong answers with (-)1/3 

5th Step – Subtract the outcome of step 4 from step 3 to get the probable score.

Candidates can also check:

UPPSC RecruitmentUPPSC Exam Date
UPPSC SyllabusUPPSC Admit Card
UPPSC Result

FAQs on UPPSC Answer Key 2022

Candidates might face several doubts regarding the UPPSC answer key. Read the frequently asked questions below to resolve some of the common queries. 

Q.1: When will the commission release the UPPSC answer key 2022?
Ans:
The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will release the UPPSC PCS answer key (provisional) within a week of the exam date.

Q.2: What is the format and mode of release of the UPPSC answer key?
Ans:
The Commission will release the UPPSC answer key in PDF format. Candidates can access the PDF online over the official website of the commission.

Q.3: Do I need any login credentials to check the UPPSC answer key?
Ans:
Yes. Candidates need to enter their login credentials to check the UPPSC answer key.

Q.4: Is there any negative marking in the UPPSC Prelims question paper?
Ans:
Yes. Every incorrect response will cost (-)⅓ marks in Paper I of the preliminary examination. Paper-II of Prelims will be qualifying in nature.

Q.5: Is there any objection window against the UPPSC answer key?
Ans:
Yes, the Commission will provide an objection window for candidates. During that, candidates can challenge any answer or question by paying the requisite fee.

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