The UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted in two stages namely, Prelims and Mains, which are then followed by an interview. Prelims is qualifying in nature and its marks will not count in the overall result. The Civil Services Preliminary exam comprises of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II). The questions will be of multiple choice type.
A candidate’s rank in UPSC Civil Service Exam depends on the mark scored in Main and Interview. The main exam has 1750 marks while interview has 275 marks.The total marks of the Main exam and Interview sum up to produce the final result