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UPSC CSAT Question Paper 2024, Download All Set Paper PDF

Union Public Service Commission conducted the CSAT Paper in a second shift on 16 June 2024 in offline mode from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. It is the second paper of the preliminary stage of the Civil Services Examination (CSE), aimed at assessing candidates’ aptitude and reasoning abilities necessary for the civil services. Get All Sets of CSAT Question Paper 2024 PDF in this article.

CSAT Question Paper 2024

CSAT Paper II is designed to evaluate candidates on their aptitude and reasoning abilities necessary for the Civil Services. It consists of 80 questions and carries negative marking. Each incorrect answer deducts 0.83 marks from the total score.

Exam Name UPSC Preliminary Examination 2024
Conducted By Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Date June 16, 2024
Mode of Exam Offline (Pen and Paper)
Medium of Exam English and Hindi
Number of Questions  80
Duration per Paper 2 hours each

UPSC CSAT Paper 2024 PDF

UPSC CSAT Exam was conducted in the second phase on 16 June 2024. The CSAT is the second paper on the UPSC Prelims. CSAT Paper II consisted of 80 questions assessing comprehension, logical reasoning, analytical ability, and decision-making skills. This paper was conducted offline (pen and paper mode) with a duration of 2 hours. Negative marking was applied, deducting 0.83 marks for each incorrect answer. Candidates can download the CSAT Paper II question paper PDF from the Link Below:

Paper Download Link
CSAT Paper II 2024 Download PDF (Set A)
Download PDF (Set B)
Download PDF (Set C)
Download PDF (Set D)

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How to Download UPSC CSAT Paper 2024 PDF?

Here’s a guide on how to download the UPSC Prelims Question paper 2024 PDF:

  1. Visit the official UPSC website: www.upsc.gov.in.
  2. Navigate to the “Examinations” section.
  3. Click on “Previous Question Papers” or “Question Papers.”
  4. Look for “UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2024.”
  5. Select the question paper set (Set A, Set B, Set C, Set D).
  6. Download the PDF by clicking on the set link.
  7. Save or print the downloaded question paper PDF for reference.

UPSC CSAT Paper Breakdown

  • Exam Date: June 16, 2024
  • Mode: Offline (Pen and Paper)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Subjects Covered:
    • Comprehension: Questions to test the ability to understand and comprehend passages.
    • Logical Reasoning: Questions to assess logical thinking and ability to draw conclusions.
    • Analytical Ability: Questions to evaluate analytical skills, including data interpretation and solving problems.
    • Decision-making: Questions to measure decision-making abilities based on given information.

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UPSC Prelims CSAT Question Paper 2024 FAQs

How was the UPSC paper 2024?

Overall paper was moderate, as per candidates who appeared for the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2024 exam. “The Polity section also had a major portion. Overall, the difficulty level is moderate.

What is the safe score for CSAT?

Nevertheless, candidates are required to secure a minimum of 66 marks (33%) out of the total 200 marks to qualify the CSAT paper.

Is 66 marks enough for CSAT?

Candidates need to score at least 33% of 200 marks which is equal to 66 to qualify for the CSAT, so scoring above 66 would be a good score.

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