Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) successfully conducted the Rajyaseva Paper 1 2021-22 exam today, January 23, 2022. The paper was held in the OMR-based pen-and-paper format at selected centres across the country. Since the paper was entirely objective in natrue, candidates had to identify and mark the correct option in their OMR sheets. To do so for all questions, they had a duration of 120 minutes i.e., from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Now that the MPSC Rajyaseva 2021 Paper 1 is over, candidates are wondering about the analysis and answer key. As per candidate feedback, the first paper was moderate in terms of level of difficulty. Here’s all there is to know –
MPSC Paper 1 2022 Analysis
The MPSC Rajyaseva 2021 Paper 1 comprised of 100 objective-based multiple-choice questions. These ranged from easy to moderaterange in terms of level of difficulty. The paper gave maximum weightage to topics pertaining to General Science, Current Affairs, Polity and Geography. 19 questions were asked from General Science, 18 from Current Affairs, 16 from Polity and a total of 14 questions from Geography.
Looking at the difficulty level of each subject section, easy questions were asked from General Science, Environment & Ecology and Geography. However, questions were of moderate-level in case of subjects like Polity, History, Economy Current Affairs (National & International) and Maharashtra specific.
In simple terms, the MPSC Rajyaseva 2021 Paper 1 was neither too difficult nor too easy fir a candidate to solve. While some sections were straightforward, others compelled the candidates to apply their knowledge base and understanding.
MPSC Paper 1 2022 Answer Key
Looking at past-year records, MPSC Rajyaseva 2021 Paper 1 official answer key will be released in the next 02-04 days, preferably by January 27, 2022. The state commission will be releasing the provisional draft on the official website mpsc.gov.in in the PDF format. An objection facility will also be provided to communicate any issues or inaccuracies found in the provisional answer key. The valid objections will be incorporated and a final draft will be announced later.
In the meantime however, candidates can take a look at unofficial answer keys uploaded by educators and coaching centres online.
Download MPSC Rajyaseva 2021 Paper 1 Prelims Answer Key
Using the unofficial answer key, candidates can determine the tenatative score and compare it with past-year cut-offs. This will help them predict their chances of qualifying to the next round. If calculated accurately, the tentative score will differ only by 2-3 marks from the actual score. So, candidates wouldn’t have to wait for the results to be announced.