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Syllabus for General Studies paper I

No: of Questions:100

Total marks-200

1)Current Events of National and International importance

2)History of India and Indian National Movement

3)Indian and World Geography-Physical,Social,Economic geography of India and the World.

4)Indian Polity and Governance -Constitution,Political system,Panchayati Raj,Public Issues,Rights issues etc

5)Economic and Social Development-sustainable development,poverty inclusion,demographics,social sector initiatives etc

6)General issues on Environment ecology,Bio diversity and Climate change that do not require subject specialization.

7)General Science

Syllabus for General Studies paper II

No of Questions:80

Total Marks:200

1)Comprehension

2)Interpersonal skills including communication skills

3)Logical reasoning and analytical ability

4)Decision making and Problem solving

5)General Mental Ability

6)Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations,orders of magnitude etc)(Class X level),Data interpretation (charts,graphs,tables,data sufficiency etc -class X level)

7)English langauge comprehension skills(class X level)

8)Questions related to English language and comprehension skills of Class X Level.

 

     

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UPSC CSE Mains

Main Examination:-

Papers

Syllabus

Marks

Paper A(qualifying nature)

(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the langauges included in the eighth schedule to the constitution.)

300

Paper B (qualifying nature)

English(The papers on Indian languages and English(Paper A and Paper B)will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard and will be of qualifying nature.The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.

300

Paper I

Essay

250

Paper II

General Studies-I

(Indian Heritage and Culture,History and Geography of the World and Society)

250

Paper III

General Studies-II

(Governence,Constitution,Polity,Social Justice and International Relations)

250

Paper IV

General Studies-III

(Technology,Economic Development,BioDiversity,Environment,Security and Disaster Management)

250

Paper V

General Studies -IV

(Ethics,Integrity and Aptitude)

250

Paper VI

Optional Subject-Paper 1

Optional Subject-Paper 2

250

250

Total

 

1750

Personality Test

 

275

Grand Total

 

2025

 

Candidates may choose any one of the optional subjects from amongst the list of subjects given below:-

List of Optional subjects for Main Examination:-

 

Agriculture

Animal Husbandry and Vetinary Science

Anthropology

Botany

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Commerce and Accountancy

Economics

Electrical Engineering

Geography

Geology

History

Law

Management

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Medical Science

Philosphy

Physics

Political Science and International Relations

Psychology

Public Administration

Sociology

Statistics

Zoology

Literature of any of the following

Assamese,Bengali,Bodo,Dogri,Gujarati,Hindi,Kannada,Kashmiri,Konkani,Maitali,Malayalam,Manipuri,Marathi,Nepali,Oriya,Punjabi,Sanskrit,Santhali,Sindhi,Tamil,Telengu,Urdu and English.