Finally, the wait is over for all the students who have been trying to become an IES Officer as today the first stage of the examination, which is called as Preliminary Exam was conducted by UPSC and now the wait has started for the students to see if they have made it through or not.

So, before we go further we wish all those who have done well, and we will publish our next blog soon for those who have not done well and are still confident and willing to prepare for another year and appear and crack the next IES or ESE Exam.

So here we go with the Answer Key:

**Answer Key of ESE or IES 2018 Preliminary Exam**

Q. No |
Set A | Set B | Set C | Set D |

1 | C | A | A | B |

2 | B | B | D | A |

3 | D | C | B | B |

4 | C | B | B | B |

5 | A | B | A | A |

6 | A | A | B | C |

7 | C | B | A | A |

8 | D | C | A | A |

9 | C | A | A | B |

10 | B | D | A | B |

11 | C | C | D | B |

12 | A | B | A | A |

13 | C | C | D | B |

14 | A | C | D | C |

15 | D | A | D | C |

16 | C | B | A | B |

17 | A | B | A | A |

18 | B | C | C | C |

19 | C | D | A | B |

20 | A | B | B | B |

21 | A | B | A | A |

22 | D | A | C | D |

23 | B | B | D | A |

24 | B | B | C | B |

25 | A | A | B | A |

26 | B | C | D | B |

27 | A | A | A | A |

28 | A | A | D | A |

29 | A | B | B | A |

30 | A | B | A | A |

31 | D | B | C | D |

32 | A | A | D | A |

33 | D | B | D | D |

34 | D | C | A | D |

35 | D | C | A | D |

36 | A | B | C | A |

37 | A | A | D | A |

38 | C | C | B | C |

39 | A | B | D | A |

40 | B | B | D | B |

41 | A | A | B | A |

42 | B | C | A | C |

43 | C | D | B | D |

44 | B | C | B | C |

45 | B | B | A | B |

46 | A | D | C | D |

47 | B | A | A | A |

48 | C | D | A | D |

49 | A | B | B | B |

50 | D | A | B | A |

51 | C | C | B | C |

52 | B | D | A | D |

53 | C | D | B | D |

54 | C | A | C | A |

55 | A | A | C | A |

56 | B | C | B | C |

57 | B | D | A | D |

58 | C | B | C | B |

59 | D | D | B | D |

60 | B | D | B | D |

61 | A | A | C | A |

62 | C | D | B | D |

63 | D | B | D | C |

64 | C | B | C | B |

65 | B | A | A | B |

66 | D | B | A | A |

67 | A | A | C | B |

68 | D | A | D | C |

69 | B | A | C | A |

70 | A | A | B | D |

71 | C | D | C | C |

72 | D | A | A | B |

73 | D | D | C | C |

74 | A | D | A | C |

75 | A | D | D | A |

76 | C | A | C | B |

77 | D | A | A | B |

78 | B | C | B | C |

79 | D | A | C | D |

80 | D | B | A | B |

81 | B | C | A | C |

82 | A | B | B | B |

83 | B | D | C | D |

84 | B | C | B | C |

85 | A | A | B | A |

86 | C | A | A | A |

87 | A | C | B | C |

88 | A | D | C | D |

89 | B | C | A | C |

90 | B | B | D | B |

91 | B | C | C | C |

92 | A | A | B | A |

93 | B | C | C | C |

94 | C | A | C | A |

95 | C | D | A | D |

96 | B | C | B | C |

97 | A | A | B | A |

98 | C | B | C | B |

99 | B | C | D | C |

100 | B | A | B |
A |