UPSC ESE 2018 Exam | Check Marking Scheme & Deduction Percentage Here

The UPSC ESE 2018 Exam has released the marking scheme and the deducting percentage which is prevalent for the examination to be held. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which conducts the Engineering Services Examination, 2018 has released a pdf containing all the essentials necessary for the candidates to note in case of the UPSC ESE 2018 Exam.

The UPSC which stands for the Union Public Service Commission holds the Engineering Services Examination, 2018  (ESE) for the recruitment of the Group A & B services of the various engineering posts like the Mechanical Engineering, Civil, Electrical and Electronics. The online application to appear for the exam ended on 23rd October’ 2017.

 UPSC ESE 2018 Exam | Pattern Of ESE 2018 

The UPSC ESE(IES) 2018 Exam pattern goes as follows. The examination pattern is divided into a three-tier system that is the Preliminary stage or the Stage 1 which is broadly the objective paper which is followed by the second stage which is the conventional type mains examination. The final stage is the screening process of the exam commonly known as the personality test.

The syllabus of the UPSC ESE(IES) 2018 Exam revolves around General studies as well as Engineering Aptitude Examination. Also, subjects like English, history, Geography, Civics as well as Biology are no more a part of the syllabus for UPSC ESE 2018 Exam.

The objective type that is the first stage of the UPSC ESE 2018 Exam, as well as the conventional stage that is the mains stage, in total, carry 1100 marks.  The third stage that is the personality test individually contains 200 marks. Therefore, the UPSC ESE 2018 Exam is of 1300 marks in total.

Negative Marking In UPSC ESE 2018 Exam 

The UPSC ESE/IES 2018 Exam has negative marking for each of the wrong answer given by the students in the objective type questions in the UPSC ESE 2018 Exam. Each wrong answer given by the candidate will lead to one-third mark deduction of the marks granted to that particular question. Also, if the candidate ticks more than a single option as the answer, not only will the answer be marked as incorrect but similar marks as stated above shall be deducted. Whereas, there will not be any penalty for any question left unanswered by the candidate in the UPSC ESE 2018 Exam.

Source: UPSC 


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