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Results of UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2014 expected by mid October

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Results of UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2014 expected by mid OctoberThe result for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2014 is supposed to be declared by the mid October 2014.

If we tally the date of declaration of results, the UPSC exam is considered to be the toughest competitive examination, the examinations conducted for the recruitment of Higher Administrative posts on 26th May 2013 and the results were declared in 02nd August.

After a huge protest over C-SAT pattern, the Examinations were held on 24th August for this year. The protest resulted in scrapping of C-SAT pattern.

Till now the examination authorities have not announced any official date, but according to them very soon the official date will be announced. Almost 4.5 lakh candidates are awaiting the results.

The results are to be declared on www.upsc.gov.in

According to the notification the main exams will be held in December 2014.

The UPSC preliminary examination consisted of two papers of 200 marks each, with Objective-type, multiple-choice questions the candidates had to complete the exam in 2 hours each. The paper I consisted of General Studies and Paper II-Aptitude. The exam had negative marking.

About 9, 44,926 aspirants had applied for the examination but 6, 80,455 downloaded the admit cards. The examination was held at 2,137 centres in 59 cities, 4.5 lakh candidates appeared for the test out of seven lakh. In the previous year i.e. 2013 about 3, 24,101 candidates appeared for UPSC civil services preliminary examination.

The final merits of aspirants for qualifying for the civil services (main) written examination will be calculated by using the marks obtained in Paper-I out of 200 marks and marks obtained in Paper-II out of 200 marks minus the maximum marks allocated to the questions on English language comprehension skills (i.e. those questions in Paper-II for which Hindi translation has not been given).

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