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UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Civil services prelims examinations conclude, here's how candidates found Paper 2

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Civil Services Prelims exam have concluded. Follow the blog for the latest updates.
UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates coming out after appearing in the UPSC Civil services (Preliminary) exams at B.S college Danapur in Patna. (Image by Santosh Kumar)
UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates coming out after appearing in the UPSC Civil services (Preliminary) exams at B.S college Danapur in Patna. (Image by Santosh Kumar)

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Union Public Service Commission conducted the UPSC Prelims Exam 2024. The Civil Services Prelims Examination 2024 was conducted in two shifts- first shift was held from 9.30 am to 11:30 AM. The second shift began from 2.30 pm and concluded at 4:30 PM. Security personnel had been deployed outside exam centers who thoroughly checked candidates before they entered the exam halls in both shifts....Read More

Notably, all candidates who appeared for the Civil Services examination needed to carry their admit card to the examination centre. Candidates also needed to posses a valid ID card with their photograph on it. The print out of the admit card was to be produced at the allotted venue for appearing at the exam.

Direct link to download UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2024 here 

Entry to examination venue was closed 30 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the examination in both sessions.

Follow the blog for latest updates on exam day guidelines, tips, admit card and other details.

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June 16, 2024 9:31 PM IST

UPSC CSE 2024 paper analysis

UPSC Paper Analysis: Check the subject-wise analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary examination shared by experts here.

June 16, 2024 8:09 PM IST

In pictures: Candidates appear for UPSC CSE Prelims 2024

The UPSC conducted the Civil Services Preliminary examination (CSE Prelims 2024) on Sunday, June 16.

June 16, 2024 5:03 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Found Economics section relatively tough: Candidate

A candidate from Patna said that the Economics section was relatively tough. Video by Santosh Kumar.

June 16, 2024 4:59 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Paper 2 easy to moderat: Candidate

A candidate from Patna rates Paper 2 as easy to moderate. Video by Santosh Kumar.

June 16, 2024 4:55 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Paper 2 easier than last year, says candidate

Video by Santosh Kumar

June 16, 2024 4:43 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Qualifiers to proceed to Mains exam

Candidates who qualify in the UPSC CSE Prelims 2024 will proceed for the next examination - the civil services mains examinations.

June 16, 2024 4:31 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Civil services prelims exam concludes

The Paper 2 of UPSC CSE Prelims has ended.

June 16, 2024 4:27 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Session 2 ends soon

The Paper 2 will be concluding shortly.

June 16, 2024 4:03 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Exams conclude in 30 minutes

The Paper II of UPSC CSE Prelims will conclude in 30 minutes from now.

June 16, 2024 3:38 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: One hour to go for exams to conclude

The Paper 2 of UPSC CSE Prelims will conclude in less than an hour from now.

June 16, 2024 2:57 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Compulsory to appear in both papers

As per the UPSC, it is mandatory for candidates to appear in both Paper I and Paper II for the purpose of evaluation.

June 16, 2024 2:30 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Afternoon session begins

The second shift of UPSC CSE Prelims 2024 begins.

June 16, 2024 2:22 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Exams begins in less than 10 minutes

The second session of UPSC CSE Prelims 2024 will begin in less than 10 mins from now, that is at 2:30 PM.

June 16, 2024 2:04 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: 2 PM deadline to enter exam center for afternoon session

The deadline to enter the exam center for afternoon session is 2 PM. As stated by the UPSC earlier, no entry will be allowed prior to 30 minutes before the exam begins.

June 16, 2024 1:49 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: List of items to be avoided inside center

Mobile phones, smart/digital watches, other IT gadgets, books, bags ,etc

June 16, 2024 1:42 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Here's when you need to be at the exam center for afternoon session

For the afternoon session, candidates need to be be present at the exam center latest by 2 PM, as the entry will be closed prior to 30 mins before the commencement of exams.

June 16, 2024 1:32 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Afternoon session from 2:30 PM

The afternoon session of UPSC CSE Prelims 2024 will begin from 2:30 PM.

June 16, 2024 12:48 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Paper better than previous year: Candidate

Video by: Santosh Kumar

June 16, 2024 12:39 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Paper was not difficult, says a candidate

Video by Santosh Kumar.

June 16, 2024 12:35 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Paper easy to moderate, say candidates

Candidates come out after appearing in the UPSC Civil services (Preliminary) exams at B.S college, Danapur, Patna. Video by Santosh Kumar.

June 16, 2024 11:32 AM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: First shift concludes

The first shift of UPSC CSE Prelims 2024 has concluded.

June 16, 2024 11:09 AM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: First shift to conclude in less than 30 mins

The first shift of the UPSC CSE Prelims 2024 will conclude in less than 30 minutes from now.

June 16, 2024 10:39 AM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: First shift timings

The first shift of the UPSC CSE Prelims is being held from 9:30 AM- 11:30 AM

June 16, 2024 10:15 AM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates' documents verified before entering exam center

Security personnel check aspirants'' documents outside Patna's Magadh Mahila College examination center. (Photo by Santosh Kumar)
Security personnel check aspirants'' documents outside Patna's Magadh Mahila College examination center. (Photo by Santosh Kumar)

Candidates were thoroughly checked and their documents verified before they entered the examination hall.

June 16, 2024 10:06 AM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates frisked by security personnel before entering exam hall

UPSC Prelims 2024 Live: Security personnel check aspirants outside an examination center in Patna before they enter the hall for the UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) exams. (Photo by Santosh Kumar)
UPSC Prelims 2024 Live: Security personnel check aspirants outside an examination center in Patna before they enter the hall for the UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) exams. (Photo by Santosh Kumar)

Security personnel check aspirants outside the B.S. College exam center in Danapur, Patna before they enter exam hall for the UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) exams.

June 16, 2024 9:51 AM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Exam began from 9:30 AM

The first session of the UPSC CSE Prelims 2024 began from 9:30 AM.

June 16, 2024 9:32 AM IST

UPSC CSE Prelims exam today

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the Civil Services Preliminary Examination (CSE Prelims 2024) today, June 16, 2024.

June 15, 2024 8:51 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Print out of hall ticket to be produced at exam venue

Candidates must note that they have to produce print out of the admit card at the allotted venue for appearing at the exam.

June 15, 2024 7:15 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Essential to reach venue on time

Candidates appearing in the UPSC CSE Prelims tomorrow must ensure they arrive at the exam centre on time as no candidate will be allowed into the Examination Venue once entry is closed.

Examination Venue will close 30 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the Examination, that is at 9 AM for the forenoon session, and 2 PM for the Afternoon Session, as informed by the UPSC.

June 15, 2024 6:06 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Carry Photo ID card to exam hall

Candidates need to carry their Photo ID card along, the number of which is mentioned in the e-Admit Card.

The UPSC states that the Photo ID Card details submitted by the candidates during registration will be used for all future reference.

June 15, 2024 5:53 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Digital/Smart watches are prohibited

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates are allowed to use normal/simple wrist watches inside the exam hall. Watches fitted with any special accessory that might be used as communication devices or smart watches are strictly prohibited, mentioned the commission in a notice.

June 15, 2024 5:51 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Use black ball point pen to answer questions

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates have to fill out the OMR Answer Sheets and Attendance List with a Black Ballpoint Pen only.

June 15, 2024 5:47 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Civil Services to be conducted in two sessions

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2024 will be an objective-type examination conducted in two sessions. Candidates who clear the preliminary examination will proceed to the next round, the UPSC CSE Mains, which has two parts: a written examination and an interview (personality test).

June 15, 2024 5:36 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Find the latest updates on HT Education Portal

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Get the latest updates on the Education Portal of HT

June 15, 2024 4:05 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Delhi Metro Phase III services to start at 6 AM on exam day

To facilitate candidates in reaching the exam centres, the DMRC has informed that the Delhi Metro Phase III services will start from 6 AM on June 16.

June 15, 2024 3:34 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Carry valid ID card to exam centre

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates will also have to bring a valid ID card with their photograph on it.

June 15, 2024 3:12 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Download admit card now

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Those candidates who still have not downloaded the admit card can find the link to download today on the official website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in.

June 15, 2024 2:39 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Session timings

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: The Civil Services Prelims Examination 2024 will be conducted in two shifts- first shift from 9.30 am and second shift from 2.30 pm.

June 15, 2024 2:23 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Reach the venue 30 minutes before the commencement of session

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: The entry to examination venue will be closed 30 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the examination i.e., 9 am for forenoon session and 2 pm for the afternoon session.

June 15, 2024 2:14 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Where to find hall ticket link?

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: The hall ticket link can be checked at upsc.gov.in.

June 15, 2024 1:52 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Number of vacancies to be filled

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: UPSC Civil Services 2024 examination, the commission aims to fill 1056 vacancies in the central government services and departments. This includes the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Police Service (IPS), and the Indian Foreign Service (IFS). Of the total vacancies, 40 are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category.

June 15, 2024 1:49 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Use black ball point pen to answer questions

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates are allowed to bring a Black Ballpoint Pen, as they will be required to fill out the OMR Answer Sheets and Attendance List with a Black Ballpoint Pen only.

June 15, 2024 1:46 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Civil Services to be conducted in two sessions

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2024 will be an objective-type examination conducted in two sessions. Candidates who clear the preliminary examination will proceed to the next round, the UPSC CSE Mains, which has two parts: a written examination and an interview (personality test).

June 15, 2024 1:43 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Metro services to begin at 6 am tomorrow

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Metro train services on Phase-III sections, which usually begin at 8:00 AM on Sundays, will begin at 6:00 AM this Sunday, i.e., June 16, 2024. This arrangement is being made to facilitate the candidates appearing for the Civil Services (Prelim) Examination held by UPSC this Sunday," stated the DMRC on Friday to ANI.

June 15, 2024 1:40 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Wrist watches are allowed

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates are allowed to use normal/simple wrist watches inside the exam hall. Watches fitted with any special accessory that might be used as communication devices or smart watches are strictly prohibited, mentioned the commission in a notice.

June 15, 2024 1:37 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: How to download admit card?

Visit the official website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in.

Click on UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2024 link available on the home page.

Enter the login details and click on submit.

Your admit card will be displayed on the screen.

Check the admit card and download the page.

Keep a hard copy of the same for further need.

June 15, 2024 1:34 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Things allowed inside exam hall

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates will be allowed to carry their e-Admit Card, pen, pencil, identity proof, copies of self-photographs and any other items as specified in the instructions of the e-Admit Card.

June 15, 2024 1:31 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: When to reach exam centre?

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: The Examination Venue will close 30 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the Examination, that is at 9 AM for the forenoon session, and 2 PM for the Afternoon Session,

June 15, 2024 1:27 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Prelims exam format

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Preliminary exam will consist of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks in the subjects set out in subsection (A) of Section II. There will be a penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

June 15, 2024 1:22 PM IST

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Photo ID should be carried

UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 Live: Candidates are required to carry their Photo ID card along, whose number is mentioned in the e-Admit Card. According to UPSC, the Photo ID Card details which were submitted by the candidates during registration will be used for all future reference and the candidate is advised to carry this Photo ID Card while appearing for the Examination/Personality Test.

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