UPSC Prelims 2020 Paper Analysis: First Reaction- Difficulty level: Moderate to Tough, and vagueness Level is High.


The UPSC Prelims 2020 Answer key by Synopsis IAS will include point of view of all good coaching institutes. We’ll discuss all the disputed questions in Prelims 2020, and will present all possible point of views. Kindly note that the disputed questions in Prelims never addto the cut-off. 

UPSC Prelims 2020 Expected cut off: Could be similar to that of 2018 and 2019. Cut-off: Not More than 90-95. The cutoff can rise 3-5 marks due to increased ethical Tukkebaaj people. 

The cut off is decided based on the number of easy questions.  How IAS Cut Off is decided

We’ll upload the analysis of UPSC Prelims 2020 Question Paper, Answer key, expected cutoff on the following parameters:

  • The difficulty level of each and Every Question: Easy, Moderate, Tough, Vague.
  • Option wise analysis. 
  • Attemptability in general.
  • Attemptability in exam mode.
  • Relevance of standard books and resources 
  • Role of 20-20 and 50-50 Series Click here to view ROLE OF 20-20 AND 50-50 SERIES: UPSC PRELIMS 2019 ANSWER KEY AND APPROACH
  • Role of Synopsis IAS Courses 
  • Role of Delhi based Expansive Coachings
  • Role of other Online Coachings 


The paper is as expected, and is on the tougher side. 

Most of the paper is on lines of Prelims UPSC 2019 and 2018 papers.

The Polity questions are easy.

History questions are extremely vague.

Most of the questions are unattemptable with direct knowledge.




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