UPSC Mains Question Papers 2023
Union Public Service Commission is set to conduct the UPSC Mains Exam 2023, as it is scheduled to start on 15th September 2023 with the Essay Writing Paper conducted between 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. General Studies paper will be conduct between 16th September to 17th September, where as Language paper will conduct on 23rd September and The optional papers will conclude IAS Mains 2023 on September 24th, 2023. The schedule of the UPSC Mains Exam 2023 have been provided below along with the UPSC Mains Question Papers 2023 PDF.
UPSC Mains Papers 2023 Schedule
The UPSC Mains Examination is conducted in nine papers which are, the Essay Writing Paper, four General Studies papers (GS-1, 2, 3 & 4), two papers of optional, one Indian language paper and one English language paper. UPSC Mains 2023 Question Paper will be released here after the exam. The UPSC Mains Papers 2023 Schedule has been mentioned in the table below:
|UPSC Mains Papers 2023 Schedule|
|September 15, 2023||Essay Paper 1||Morning Shift (9.00 am to 12.00 pm)|
|September 16, 2023||GS I Paper 2||Morning Shift (9.00 am to 12.00 pm)|
|GS II Paper 3||Afternoon Shift (2.00 pm to 5.00 pm)|
|September 17, 2023||GS III Paper 4||Morning Shift (9.00 am to 12.00 pm)|
|GS IV Paper 5||Afternoon Shift (2.00 pm to 5.00 pm)|
|September 23, 2023||Paper A Indian Language||Morning Shift (9.00 am to 12.00 pm)|
|Paper B English||Afternoon Shift (2.00 pm to 5.00 pm)|
|September 24, 2023||Optional Paper 1||Morning Shift (9.00 am to 12.00 pm)|
|Optional Paper 2||Afternoon Shift (2.00 pm to 5.00 pm)|
UPSC Essay Paper 2023 PDF Download Link
The Essay Paper of UPSC Mains 2023 is available in PDF format. The exam was successfully administered by UPSC at Forenoon on September 15, 2023. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, session. The UPSC Essay Paper is 250 Marks. Candidates can check the UPSC Essay Paper 2023 PDF Link below
|Essay Paper||PDF Download Link|
|UPSC Essay Paper 2023||Download Link|
UPSC Mains Exam 2023 GS Paper PDF
Candidates from the table provided below can download the UPSC Mains Exam 2023 GS Paper PDF for GS Paper I, GS Paper II, GS Paper III, and GS Paper IV.
|UPSC Mains Exam 2023 GS Paper PDF|
|Scheduled Date||Paper||PDF Download Link|
|September 16, 2023||GS I Paper 2||Download Link|
|GS II Paper 3||Download Link|
|September 17, 2023||GS III Paper 4||Download Link|
|GS IV Paper 5||Download Link|
UPSC IAS Mains 2023 Language Paper A
There are two language papers in the UPSC Mains Exam, one in English Language paper and the other is an Indian Language Paper (which can be one of the languages as mentioned in Schedule 8 of our constitution)
|UPSC IAS Mains 2023 Language Paper A|
|Question Paper||PDF Download Link|
|Assamese Paper A||Download Link|
|Bengali Paper A||Download Link|
|Gujarati Paper A||Download Link|
|Hindi Paper A||Download Link|
|Kannad Paper A||Download Link|
|Malayalam Paper A||Download Link|
|Marathi Paper A||Download Link|
|Nepali Paper A||Download Link|
|Odia Paper A||Download Link|
|Punjabi Paper A||Download Link|
|Sanskrit Paper A||Download Link|
|Sindhi Paper A||Download Link|
|Tamil Paper A||Download Link|
|Telugu Paper A||Download Link|
|Urdu Paper A||Download Link|
|Kashmiri Paper A||Download Link|
UPSC IAS Mains 2023 Language Paper B
|UPSC IAS Mains 2023 Language Paper B|
|Question Paper||PDF Download Link|
|English Paper B||Download Link|
UPSC Prelims 2023 Question Paper
UPSC Prelims 2023 Question Paper: On May 28th, 2023, the Union Public Service Commission conducted the UPSC Prelims Exam 2023 for a total of 1105 vacancies. The UPCS Prelims consist of two papers, General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies Paper 2 (CSAT), both of which were held on the same day. UPSC Prelims GS Paper I has been completed and the link is provided below. Candidates can download UPSC Prelims 2023 Question Paper PDFs from the link below.
UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2023 PDF
UPSC Prelims Exam is essential to be selected for the Mains Exam. The UPSC Prelims Paper 2023 is a qualifying test, and the candidate’s scores will not be included in the final merit list. In General Studies Paper-1 there are 100 MCQs, while in General Studies Paper-2 (CSAT) there are 80 MCQs. Download UPSC Prelims 2023 Question Paper PDF, as provided in the article below.
|UPSC Prelims 2023 Question Paper PDF|
|UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2023 Paper I||Download GS Paper I (Set A)
Download GS Paper I (Set B)
Download GS Paper I (Set C)
Download GS Paper I (Set D)
Download GS Paper I in Hindi (Set A)
|UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2023 Paper II||Download GS Paper II (CSAT) Paper (Set A)|
UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2022
The UPSC Prelims Paper is a qualifying test, and the candidates’ marks will not be counted in the final merit list; however, good marks in the UPSC Prelims Exam are required to be shortlisted for the Mains Exam. The UPSC Question Paper for prelims consists of two sections: General Studies-1 and General Studies-2 (CSAT). There are 100 MCQs in Paper-1 and 80 MCQs in Paper-2. The questions asked in UPSC 2022 can be found in the UPSC Question Paper of Prelims, which is linked in the article.
|UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2022|
|UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2022 Paper I||Click here to Download GS Paper I|
|UPSC Prelims Question Paper 2022 Paper II||Click here to Download CSAT Paper|
UPSC Question Papers 2014 to 2021
Candidates who are preparing for the upcoming UPSC Exam can download the UPSC Previous Year Question Papers from 2014 to 2021 for understanding the pattern of the UPSC exam as well as to learn about the level of the UPSC Prelims Exam 2023 and get a head start on their preparation.
Benefits of Solving UPSC Prelims Question Papers
There are multiple benefits of solving the UPSC Prelims Question Papers as these papers are directly prepared by the commission itself. Some of the benefits are mentioned below:
- To understand the demand of the UPSC.
- It helps us in understanding the exam pattern of UPSC.
- Practising Previous Year’s Questions helps to understand UPSC’s pattern of asking questions.
- It also helps us in time management while solving questions.
- To effectively cover the UPSC Syllabus.
- To gauge the depth of understanding needed in each topic.
- To predict probable areas from which questions can be asked.
- Practice with good-quality questions, that check your conceptual clarity.