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Cracking Civil Services Exam requires hard work, right strategy and effort in right direction with a bit of luck. The right strategy can only be formed after you know what types of questions are asked in examination. This section contains the solved previous year question papers of UPSC Mains. One must look at previous year papers of UPSC, especially since 2013 when pattern changed. See and observe the kinds of questions being asked by UPSC, see the language of the question and the areas being focused. Understand the key words being used in question paper and frame your answer accordingly. Seeing previous year paper will also help you in understanding the weightage of Current Affairs and Static Portion being asked in UPSC Mains. People tend to have tendency to read only Current Affairs during the time between UPSC Prelims and Mains, Students should have to maintain a right balance between the two and this can be achieved only after analyzing the previous year UPSC Mains Papers.

So, Keep analyzing Previous Year Papers along with Mains Test Series for success in Mains Exam. As it is the marks in the Mains Exam that will decide whether you are called for Interview or not and your name in the Final UPSC Rank List.

Year 2019

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Year 2018

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Year 2017

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Year 2016

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Year 2015

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Year 2014

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Year 2013

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Year 2012

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Year 2011

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Year 2010

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Year 2009

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