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


UPPSC Answer Key 2022: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission published the UPPSC APO answer key on August 24, 2022. Candidates can check the answer key for all sets on the official website, i.e., uppsc.up.nic.in. Furthermore, they can check the answer key from the direct links provided on this page. The UPPSC Assistant Prosecution Officer (APO) exam was conducted on August 21, 2022.

The answer key PDF contains question-wise correct answers, subject name, exam name, and set. Candidates can also raise objections against the APO answer key until August 31, 2022. Furthermore, candidates can use the answer key to calculate 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.

Latest: The UPPSC APO answer key is available now. Candidates can check the same here.

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

UPPSC APO Answer Key Date 2022

Candidates can check important dates for UPPSC APO 2022 below:

UPPSC APO Exam DateAugust 21, 2022
Release of Answer KeyAugust 24, 2022
Last Date to Raise Objections Against Answer KeysAugust 31, 2022

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.

  • UPPSC PCS roll number (as mentioned on the admit card)
  • Exam name
  • Exam date
  • Series name
  • Question number
  • Answer Given in the UPPSC provisional answer key
  • Suggested answer
  • Authentic source for reference
  • 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?
The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission released the UPPSC APO answer key (provisional) on August 24, 2022.

Q.2: What is the format and mode of release of the UPPSC answer key?
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?
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?
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?
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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