20 Feb UPSC ESE Prelims Question Paper 2022 | IES Expected Cutoff Marks

UPSC ESE Prelims Question Paper 2022 – Union Public Service Commission will be organizing and conducting the ESE prelims exam on the date of 20 Feb for 247 Vacancies. Many students will be appearing for this preliminary exam various post like Civil Engineering, mechanical, Electrical etc. Aspirants after the exam can soon check the the ESE Prelims Answer key for both paper 1 General Studies and paper 2 engineering paper. We will share the UPSC IES Question paper pdf for all sets here. You can check the unofficial answer key first. Official UPSC ESE prelims answer key shall be released later after  1-2 week of time with the objection link.

UPSC ESE Prelims Cutoff Marks 2022

20 Feb UPSC ESE Prelims Question Paper

UPSC this time has released the 247 total vacancies for Engineering services. There are lots of candidates who have apply for the this job post & are will be seated for the exam on 20 Feb 2022. The exam will be divided in to two papers i.e. Paper 1 which is General studies & paper 2 i.e. concerned stream (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering). The type of paper is of objective type offline exam where you have to choose one option out of four. Negative marking is also there. Candidates passing in this exam will move on to next level of exam i.e. UPSC ESE Mains exam 2022. But without scoring the UPSC ESE prelims Cutoff marks or more than that is not possible for you. UPSC ESE Prelims GS Question paper & paper 2 soon will be here after the exam. Unofficial key will be released by various coaching centers after the exam is done.

Check – UPSC ESE Prelims Question Paper 1 General Studies (SET A)

See – UPSC ESE Prelims Answer key 2022 (By IES Master)

Check – UPSC ESE Prelims Question Paper 2 Civil Engineering

See – UPSC ESE Prelims Answer key 2022 Civil Engineering (SET D) [By IES master]

UPSC ESE 2022 Exam Pattern

  • Exam type – Objective type (MCQ)
  • Time duration – Paper 1: 2 hrs. & Paper 2: 3 hrs.
  • Total marks – 500
  • 1/3 of negative marking is there for wrong answer.
  • Two paper will be there.
Paper Subject Total Marks
Paper 1 General Studies & Engineering Aptitude 200
Paper 2 Concerned Engineering Stream(Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering) 300
Total 500

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20 Feb UPSC ESE Prelims Answer key

Name of the board – UPSC

Date of exam – 20 Feb 2022

Exam Name – ESE/IES/Engineering services Prelims 2022

Paper – Two

Category – Answer key/Question paper

Total vacancies – 247

Selection process – Prelims exam/Mains/Personality interview/DV

Official site – upsc.gov.in

How to Check UPSC ESE Prelims Answer key 2022

  • Aspirants can check the official site of upsc above given.
  • On the right hand side you can see the “What’s new” topic.
  • Below that look for the “UPSC ESE Prelims Answer key 2022“.
  • Click on that link.
  • Check the paper 1 general studies answer key pdf and paper 2 also related to engineering.
  • Match your answers from there.

UPSC ESE Answer key 2022 – Check Here


  1. When will the UPSC ESE Prelims answer key is out?
    Ans. The answer key should be released after 1-2 weeks.
  2. Is there a negative marking in the exam of UPSC ESE?
    Ans. Yes, 1/3 of minus marking is there for incorrect answer.
  3. What are stages in UPSC ESE/IES exam?
    Ans. There are four stages i.e. Prelims/Mains/Personality interview & Document verification.

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