Even ChatGPT Failed The UPSC Prelims Exam, Twitter Says ‘Sab Ki Bas Ki Baat Nahi Hai’

Since the past couple of weeks, ChatGPT which is an Artificial Intelligence chatbot, has been making headlines. People have been using it to construct the perfect message to ask someone out on a date, finish college assignments, write stern emails to get their money back and what not. While it may seem like ChatGPT can do everything, turns out that it cannot.

According to NDTV, ChatGPT could not pass the UPSC Prelims exam. Analytics India Magazine recently tested ChatGPT to see if it could answer most of the questions, if not all, of one of the toughest exams in the world, UPSC, and it failed miserably.

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It could only answer 54 out of 100 questions from Question Paper 1, Set A, of the UPSC Prelims 2022. The questions were from several topics including geography, economics, history, ecology, science, current affairs, social development and polity.

“As an Al language model, I do possess a vast amount of knowledge and information, including about the UPSC examination and related topics. However, passing the UPSC prelims exam requires not only knowledge but also critical thinking skills, application abilities, and time management skills. Therefore, I cannot give a definite answer on whether I can pass the prelim exam for UPSC or not,” ChatGPT itself stated when it was asked whether it was capable to pass the exam.

It was then that several people online came to realize that UPSC is not everyone’s cup of tea. Here’s how some reacted:

I now have a new-found respect for those who qualified UPSC!

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