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The UPSC board describes the standard IAS Exam
Syllabus. At Elite IAS, we have presented the
UPSC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains Exam. The IAS
aspirants should go through the syllabus in
detail before starting with preparation.
Moreover, the UPSC revises the syllabus on a
yearly basis. The civil services exam has three
consecutive stages. What is UPSC Syllabus for
Civil Services Exam? UPSC Syllabus is broadly
explained in the Civil Services exam notification
every year. IAS syllabus is just like a tip of
the iceberg afloat in the ocean of knowledge
information. Students should interpret and
understand that the UPSC syllabus is much more
elaborate than the defined topics in the IAS
syllabus. It is the interchange of the
subject-matter which makes the UPSC syllabus much
rational as well as subjective and objective.
Students should develop an understanding for the
dynamic part of the different topics and hence
focus to understand the theme. It will be helpful
to go through previous year IAS questions papers
and analyse them.
Note UPSC revised date for IAS Prelims-2020 is
4 October, 2020 and IAS mains exam commences
from 8 January, 2021 (It will be for 5 days)
UPSC Civil Services Syllabus The complete
syllabus prescribed by UPSC for the Civil
Services Exam has been given here for the sake
of the students and the IAS aspirants. The CSE is
widely recognized as the toughest of all the
competitive Exams across India. Why Study the
Syllabus thoroughly? An IAS aspirant may very
well reason that it is reading the books and the
newspapers etc. that should be paid more of the
attention to. So, why study the syllabus? UPSC
notification refers the IAS Prelims syllabus
IAS mains syllabus at separate places, but in
reality, it should be studied together. This
helps is comprehending the topics in much more
detail. Completing the UPSC syllabus is just the
first or initial step of the IAS exam
preparation. Civil Services exam questions for
IAS prelims are framed in such a way that it
needs in-depth knowledge about the topic, so
requires wholistic information. The best method
of IAS preparation for candidates is to study
both IAS prelims syllabus and IAS mains syllabus
together. Benefit of this plan is that you
develop wider knowledge about all topics. The
objective questions framed in IAS prelims are of
somewhat confusing nature i.e. answer options
given are very close and even a slight confusion
may land to wrong answer. Thus, elaborate studies
of IAS mains syllabus broaden your knowledge and
helps to choose the exact correct answer. Well,
time is a resource that always gets depleted
continuously. And if you read, nay study the
syllabus scrupulously, you would know better what
to read and what not to.
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  • Staying away from all the diversions, no matter
    howsoever interesting they might be would
    finally help you save a lot of time.
  • Besides, preparing for the IAS Exam as per the
    UPSC syllabus also serves to keep your
    preparation well aligned with the CSE
    requirements. And it would serve to enhance your
    confidence for you would know that your
    preparation for the Exam has been moving ahead
    as per the syllabus that UPSC prescribes.
  • UPSC Syllabus Structure
  • It should be noted that the UPSC syllabus for the
    Civil Services Exam runs common for all the
    services including the
  • Indian Administrative Service,
  • Indian Foreign Service,
  • Indian Police Service,
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central
    Excise) etc.
  • How does the syllabus vary for various stages?
  • The Civil Services Exam is conducted in three
    stages.
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
  • It should be noted that though the Union Public
    Service Commission syllabus for the Civil
    Service Exam is common for various cadres, it
    does vary for all the three stages as listed
    above. Besides the first two stages, viz., the
    Prelims and the Mains assess the capabilities of
    the candidates as potential Civil Servants in
    different manner.

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Paper II Mains Exam Merit Papers Syllabus
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Mains Exam Merit Papers Syllabus (Download PDF
Here) Paper V Mains Exam Merit Papers
Syllabus Paper VI VII Mains Exam Merit Papers
Syllabus IAS Interview Syllabus UPSC Prelims
Syllabus Structure Let us have a look over IAS
Prelims exam scheme, before knowing the IAS
Prelims syllabus
IAS Prelims Papers Time Limit Number of Questio
Paper-I (General Studies) 2 Hours 100 Questions
Paper-II (CSAT Civil Services Aptitude Test Only Qualifying) 2 Hours 80 Questions
Total
  • The syllabus of Civil Services prelims is a
    shortened version of IAS mains syllabus, except
    the portion of Ethics paper (GS Paper-IV). The
    IAS prelims exam contains MCQs i.e.
    multiple-choice questions. Here, the candidate
    must choose correct answer among the various
    options provided. There are two papers in IAS
    prelims exam, one is General Studies and the
    second paper is of CSAT. Both contains 200 marks
    each, but CSAT paper is just of qualifying
    nature. Below you can find IAS Prelims syllabus,
    as per UPSC notification 2020-21.
  • Preliminary Stage IAS Syllabus
  • The IAS candidates must clear prelims to attend
    the mains exam. The preliminary stage is a
    screening round. Its purpose is only to qualify
    the candidates to the next round. The estimation
    of the final IAS ranking does not consider the
    marks scored in prelims. As per the UPSC
    syllabus, the prelims stage has 2 papers. They
    are
  • General Ability Test GAT
  • Civil Service Aptitude Test CSAT
  • The IAS Exam Syllabus is huge. As a result, the
    candidates must check the syllabus with caution.
    Elite IAS understands the importance and has put
    an extra effort into helping you with better
    preparation. Here is the list of detailed UPSC
    prelims syllabus that helps you to attain
    success.
  • Two papers of the prelims exam have a total of
    200 marks. The candidates appearing for the exam
    will get 2 hours duration. In prelims stage,
    paper 2 is a qualifying paper. 33 percent is the
    minimum score to be obtained by every candidate.
    On the other
  • hand, the marks obtained in paper 1 is taken into
    consideration for the final ranking. All the
    questions are objective type and have multiple
    choice. The attendance to both the papers is
    compulsory. Failing to attend, the candidates are
    considered as
  • disqualified. Paper 1 and paper 2 IAS Exam
    syllabus is as follows.
  • Here are Some Resources to Check out-

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  • IAS Exam Eligibility
  • UPSC Exam Pattern
  • Paper 1 UPSC Prelims Syllabus Chart

Topic Name Prelims UPSC Syllabus Details
Current Events Events in relation to national and international impor
Indian History History of India, Indian National Movement
Indian Geography World Geography Physical Geography, Social Geography, Economic G
Indian Polity Governance Constitution, Panchayati Raj, Rights Issues, Political
Economic Social Development Poverty, Demographics, Sustainable Development, I
Environmental Studies General issues of environmental ecology, Climate ch
General Science
  • Note UPSC prelims syllabus humbly mentions
    current events, but you should give it top
    importance. Every year lots of current affairs
    questions are asked in IAS prelims exam,
    directly or indirectly i.e. current affairs
    related to other topics like, Polity, economics,
    geography, science technology, ecology
    environment etc. (For example, in IAS prelims
    2020, we can expect question on COVID-19
    reference can be any topic i.e. political
    guidelines, economic or geographical impact et
    al. In fact, current affairs play a decisive
    role in clearing prelims examination.
  • Paper 2 CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test)
    UPSC Prelims Syllabus Chart
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication
    skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations,
    orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), data
    interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data
    sufficiency, etc. Class X level)
  • UPSC Syllabus for Mains Examination
  • In the mains exam stage, the board examines the
    candidates complete intellectual traits. Every
    IAS aspirant must understand the subject in
    depth. Mugging up the information will not help
    in getting better scores. Commonly, the general
    studies paper (from paper 2 to paper 5) do not
    require specialized preparation. The well-
    educated person can easily answer without
    in-depth subject study. The questions are
    structured to test the candidates awareness of
    the subject on a general basis.

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  • In turn, these questions from IAS Exam syllabus
    are related to the civil services career. How
    well has the candidate understood the current
    issues? Does he or she have the ability to
    analyze the situation? Grasp the ability to
    understand the socio-economic conflicting
    issues. Being an aspiring candidate, he or she
    must primarily focus on UPSC Syllabus.
    Consequently, the candidates can give meaningful
    and relevant answers.
  • In the case of optional subjects, the syllabus is
    one level higher than the bachelors degree. On
    the other hand, the syllabus standard is below
    the masters degree. Here is the IAS Exam
    syllabus as per the UPSC scheme.
  • Here are Some Resources to Check out-
  • IAS Exam Preparation Tips
  • Tricky IAS Interview Questions
  • UPSC Mains Syllabus IAS Mains Exam Chart
  • The UPSC mains examination is subjective in
    nature i.e. candidates have to write long
    descriptive answers for the given questions.
    Apart from General Studies four papers, one
    more additional paper is of Essay. Here candidate
    has to write two essays. Length of each essay
    should be between 1000 to 1200 words. Below you
    can find the allotted marks for IAS mains exam
    papers.

Qualifying Papers
Paper-A One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Langua
Paper-B English
Papers to be Counted for Merit Papers to be Counted for Merit
Paper-I Essay
Paper-II General Studies-I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of th
Paper-III General Studies-II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and Inter
Paper-IV Genera Studies-III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Env
Paper-V General Studies-IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
Paper-VI Optional Subject Paper 1
Paper-VII Optional Subject Paper 2
Sub Total (Written Test)
Personality Test
Grand Total
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  • UPSC mains examination, is the real passage
    towards success in Civil Services. For final
    selection in Civil Services IAS mains written
    marks and Interview marks are added. Every year
    in official notification UPSC syllabus is
    published (since 2013 no changes in UPSC mains
    syllabus has been done). The IAS syllabus is
    mentioned in paper-wise format and students
    prepares for Civil Services examination in same
    pattern. Find below, the detailed UPSC syllabus.
  • Mains Exam Qualifying Papers UPSC Mains
    Syllabus
  • The main examination has a quite different
    pattern as compared to prelims. Paper I has two
    qualifying papers which include one Indian
    language as Paper A and English Language as
    Paper B. The main objective of these papers is to
    test the comprehension skills of the candidate.
    How well can a candidate understand the prose? In
    turn, he/she must express the thoughts clearly.
    It applies to both English and Indian Language
    papers as per UPSC Syllabus. Here is the broad
    classification of question pattern in four ways
  • Comprehension Passages
  • Precise Writing
  • Vocabulary Usage
  • Short Essays
  • In the case of the Indian language paper, an
    additional question pattern is present. The UPSC
    board asks the questions based on language
    translation. It can be from the Indian language
    to English or vice-versa. Both language papers
    are qualifying in nature. As a result, the final
    ranking metrics do not include the marks obtained
    in
  • Paper A and Paper B. The candidates should
    mandatorily answer the English language
  • paper in English. Also, the Indian language paper
    in the Indian language respectively. Here is the
    list of the Indian language options

Assamese Bengali Bodo
Hindi Kannada Konkani
Marathi Nepali Oriya
Santhali Sindhi Tamil
Paper I Essay Syllabus for UPSC Main In fact,
Essay paper has no direct mention of syllabus in
the notification of UPSC. Official notification
of UPSC just provides a broad outline. But
notification indicates to follow some expected
guidelines from the candidates. They will be
expected to keep closely to the subject of the
essay to arrange their ideas in orderly fashion,
and to write concisely. Credit will be given for
effective and exact expression. Some of the
topics in which UPSC nearly always gives essay
questions are from social issues, International
relations, Economic scenario, Public
Administration and Philosophy. Through these
essays they wish to test the world view of the
candidates. How the candidate is able to
comprehend the problem its past (origin),
present (scenario) and future (solutions).
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According to IAS Exam Syllabus 2020, the paper
one has essay type subjective questions. It is
surely not an objective type question. The
questions examine the writing skills of IAS
candidate. The marks obtained in Paper I to Paper
VII affects final IAS ranking. All the
candidates must answer the Paper I questions in
English only. The questions appear for the total
marks of 250 in Paper I. The IAS Exam Syllabus
mentions that the candidate must write essays on
various topics. The panel members expect the
candidate to answer the essay concisely. Good
marks in essay demand an effective and expressive
answer. Focus on UPSC Syllabus under the
language section while practicing essays. Paper
II Mains Exam Merit Papers UPSC
Syllabus Paper II has questions about Indian
Heritage and Culture. It also asks about History
Geography of the world as well as society. The
questions are objective type with multiple
choice. Paper II has a total of 250 marks based
on IAS Exam Syllabus. It is known as General
Studies Paper I of IAS mains exam. Paper II
UPSC Mains Syllabus Chart
Topic Name UPSC Syllabus Details
Indian Culture Salient aspects of art forms, architecture, and literature from ancient time
Modern Indian History History from the middle of the 18th century, significant events, issues, an
The Freedom Struggle Various stages of freedom struggle, Its Important contributors/contributio
Post-Independence Reorganization and consolidation events within the country
History Of World Events from the 18th century, Industrial revolution, redrawal of national philosophies such as capitalism, socialism, and communism. Their effect
Indian Society Salient features of Indian diversity and society.
Role Of Women in India Importance of Womens organization, populations associated issues, d remedies.
Globalization Effects of globalization on the Indian Society
Social Empowerment Communalism, secularism, and regionalism
World Geography Worlds physical geography salient features.
Natural Resources Distribution of all the key natural resources all over the world. It includes presence of primary, secondary tertiary industry sectors in several parts
Geophysical Phenomena Phenomena like Tsunami, earthquakes, cyclone, volcanic activity, many features like ice caps and water bodies, flora fauna, consequences of su
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  • Paper III Mains Exam Merit Papers UPSC
    Syllabus
  • The paper III has questions about Governance and
    Constitution. It also asks about Polity,
    international relations, and social justice. The
    questions are objective type with multiple
    choice. The Paper III has a total of 250 marks
    based on UPSC Syllabus 2020. It is known as
    General Studies Paper II of IAS mains exam.
  • Paper III UPSC Mains Syllabus Chart

Topic Name UPSC Syllabus Details
Indian Constitution Basic Structure, Significant Provisions, Historical, Underpinnin
Functions Responsibilities of Union and States Challenges pertaining to the devolution of powers, issues, and c
Separation Of Powers Separating powers between the various organs, institutions and
Indian Constitutional Scheme Comparing the Indian Constitutional Scheme with other Count
Parliament State Legislatures Issues arising due to the Conduct of Business, Powers and Priv Legislatures.
Ministries and Departments of Government Functioning, Structure, and Organization of the Executive and associations.
Peoples Act Representation of the salient features Peoples Act
Appointment to Different Constitutional Posts Appointing different functions, powers, posts, and responsibilit
Quasi-Judicial Bodies Regulatory Statutory measures, Different Quasi Judicial B
Government Policies Issues arising due to design and implementation, the interventio
Development Processes Development Industry The role of NGOs, SHGs, donors, stakeholders, associations a
Welfare Schemes Schemes for protecting the betterment of vulnerable sections ba institutions.
Social Service Issues Issues related to the development and management of the socia Healthcare.
Poverty Issues Serious issues of Poverty and Hunger
Important Aspects Of the Governance Important aspects based upon the transparency, governance, an accountability, and their other measures.
Role of Civil Services Features of Civil Services in Democracy.
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Topic Name UPSC Syllabus Details
India and Neighborhood Relations The relation between India and its neighboring countries.
Groupings and Agreements Global, Regional or Bilateral groupings Agreements which can
Effect of Policies The role of policy and politics by the developing countries on I
Salient International Institutions The important International institutions, agencies and their man
Paper IV Mains Exam Merit Papers UPSC
Syllabus The paper IV has questions about
Technology and Economic Development. It also
asks about biodiversity, security disaster
management, and the environment. The questions
are objective type with multiple choice. The
Paper IV has a total of 250 marks based on IAS
Exam Syllabus. It is known as General Studies
Paper III of IAS mains exam. Paper IV IAS
Mains Syllabus Chart
Topic Name UPSC Syllabus Details
Indian Economy Issues pertaining to planning and mobilization of employment, growth, de
Major Crops and Cropping Pattern Different types of irrigation irrigational storing systems, issues related t e-technology and its benefit to farmers.
Public Distribution System Issues related to the direct and indirect minimum support price and farm s Distribution System problems of Buffer stocks and Food Security Anima
Food Processing Scope and Significance of Food Processing and its related industries. Loca Management.
Effects of Liberalization Land reforms in India,
Infrastructure Investment Models.
Science and Technology Applications and Development of Science in everyday life.
Achievements of Indians The role of Indians in developing new technology, achievements, and indi
Awareness in Technology fields Issues related to Intellectual Property Rights and awareness in the fields o
Conservation of Environment Assessment of Environmental Hazards, Pollution, and degradation.
Environment Disaster Types of Disaster and Combating of Disasters.
Extremism The linkage between the development and spread of its extremism.
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Topic Name UPSC Syllabus Details
Internal Security and its challenges The challenges faced by internal security through communication, social n Security challenges faced by border areas, organized terrorism crimes and
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  • Paper V Mains Exam Merit Papers UPSC Syllabus
  • The paper V has questions about ethics. It also
    asks about Integrity and aptitude. The questions
    are objective type with multiple choice. The
    Paper V has a total of 250 marks based on IAS
    Syllabus. It is known as General Studies Paper IV
    of IAS mains exam.
  • The questions in this paper tests the candidates
    way of approach to integrity in public life. How
    can he or she approach the conflicts and issues
    while dealing with society?
  • As a result, questions can be case-study based.
    The broad areas covered in the IAS Syllabus is
    below.
  • Paper V Mains IAS Syllabus Chart

Topic Name UPSC Syllabus Details
Ethics Human Interface Consequences, determinants, and essence of Human behavior on eth administrators. Role of society, educational institutions to inculcate
Attitude The influence of attitude such as content, structure, and thought fun
Aptitude Foundational Values Promoting dedication to public service, Foundational values for civi towards the weaker section of society.
Emotional Intelligence The contribution of moral thinkers, philosophers from India Worl
Public or Civil Service Values Ethics in the Public Administration Dilemmas and ethical concerns in government and private institutio strengthening of moral and ethical values, ethical issues in funding a Problems of Public Administration and Civil Services.
Probity in Governance The concept of the Public Service Transparency in government and Quality of Service given, utilization of public allocated funds, Code to corruption
Case Studies in all the above issues The detailed case study of above-listed issues.
Paper VI VII Mains Exam Merit Papers IAS
Syllabus In the UPSC mains exam, every candidate
must attend two optional subject papers. Choose
any one of the subjects from the below list. They
prepare the in-depth subject
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questions for this paper. The optional paper II
questions are generally asked from current
affairs and subject based. The optional paper II
questions are generally theoretical. Here is the
list of optional subjects you can choose from
Agriculture Animal Husbandry Veterinary Science Anthropology
Civil Engineering Commerce and Accountancy Economics
Geology History Law
Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Medical Science
Political Science International Relations Psychology Public Administration
Zoology
  • UPSC Syllabus for Interview Phase
  • If a candidate successfully clears the mains exam
    with a good score, he/she is called for a final
    interview. The maximum marks allotted to this
    round is 275. UPSC board panel members test the
    overall suitability of the appearing candidate.
    There is no particular Syllabus for an
    interview. However, here is the list of things
    you should learn about.
  • The interviewer asks questions from the
    candidates detailed application form
  • Based on the details in the application form, the
    interviewer asks questions to test the
    candidates morality, mental alertness, and
    reasoning ability.
  • Candidates are not only tested from academic
    study syllabus. In turn, they must learn about
    the current affairs happening in and around the
    state they live.
  • IAS Mains Previous Years Questions Papers
  • IAS Main Question Papers 2019
  • General Studies Question Paper I (2019)
    Download General Studies Question Paper II
    (2019) Download General Studies Question Paper
    III (2019) Download General Studies Question
    Paper IV (2019) Download
  • IAS Main Question Papers 2018
  • General Studies Question Paper I (2018)
    Download General Studies Question Paper II
    (2018) Download General Studies Question Paper
    III (2018) Download General Studies Question
    Paper IV (2018) Download

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IAS Main Question Papers 2017 General Studies
Question Paper I (2017) Download General
Studies Question Paper II (2017) Download
General Studies Question Paper III (2017)
Download General Studies Question Paper IV
(2017) Download IAS Main Question Papers
2016 General Studies Question Paper I (2016)
Download General Studies Question Paper II
(2016) Download General Studies Question Paper
III (2016) Download General Studies Question
Paper IV (2016) Download UPSC Syllabus 2020
Prelims, Mains and Interview Q1. What are the
three phrases of the Civil Service
Examination? The Civil Service Examination is
conducted in three different phases
Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination, and
Personal Interview. The preliminary examination
consists of Objective type (MCQ) questions
focusing on general awareness whereas the
syllabus for mains is quite comprehensive with
nine theory papers. The personal interview is
based on personality tests. Candidates who
qualified preliminary and mains examination are
called for a personal interview, which is
conducted by the UPSC board members. Q2.
Elaborate the UPSC Syllabus for Civil Service
Examination. The syllabus is available on the
official website of the UPSC Board. The
three different stages of the UPSC Examination
have a different syllabus. The different
sections such as Indian Administrative Service,
Foreign Affairs, Indian Polity, Revenue Service,
and Police services are some of the important
topics covered in both prelims and mains. The
test pattern of preliminary exams is objective
types and for mains exam, descriptive-types
questions are asked for nine theory subjects.
UPSC syllabus is broadly explained by the board
every year in the notification issued for Civil
Service Examination. Q3. How is the UPSC Syllabus
for different services across Civil Service
Examination? The UPSC Syllabus is common for all
the services across the Civil Service Examination.
The syllabus differs according to the
examination of the prelims and mains. The
syllabus includes different services such as the
Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police
Service, Indian F0reign Service, and Indian
Revenue Services. The syllabus is consistent
across all the cadres of the Civil Service
Examination. However, the exam pattern and
syllabus varied across three different levels of
the UPSC Examination.
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Q4. What are the two components of the
preliminary phase of the Civil Service
Examination? There are two major components of
the preliminary examination of UPSC i.e., General
Studies paper and Civil Service Aptitude Test
(CSAT). The general studies paper consists of
objective type questions of 200 marks. The
duration for this paper is 2 hours and it
contains 100 multiple-choice questions focusing
on societal awareness and general knowledge,
including geography, Indian polity, history,
Indian economy, environment and ecology, science
and technology, and international relations in
the syllabus. The Civil Service Aptitude Test
(CSAT) consists of 80 questions with 200 marks.
The duration of 2 hours will be provided to solve
the paper. The exam will contain logical
questions from reasoning and analytical
questions. The concepts of decision-making
ability and reading comprehension are sometimes
asked during CSAT. The main aim of the
preliminary examination is for the screening of
candidates and the total marks obtained in the
prelims are not added to the final merit
list. Q5. What is the syllabus of the Mains
Examination of Civil Service Examination? After
a candidate successfully qualifies the
preliminary examination, the candidates will be
allowed to give IAS mains examination. The total
marks allotted to the mains exam is 1750. The
questions are not objective type, but descriptive
and there are two qualifying papers of 300 each
and seven other important papers. The first paper
of the total seven papers consists of essay
writing in 200 marks, four general studies paper
of 250 marks each, and two optional subject
papers of 250 marks each. These seven papers can
be attempted in any Indian language stated in the
Eighth Schedule of the constitution of India.
The two qualifying papers are based on any Indian
language and English language. There are 48
Indian languages stated in the syllabus of the
UPSC examination. The types of questions asked
are essay, reading comprehension, precis
writing, translation, grammar, and basic language
evaluation. Q6. How is the Interview Examination
or Personality Test conducted during the IAS
final stage? A candidate reaches the final stage
of the IAS Examination after qualifying
the preliminary and mains. It is usually
considered to be a part of the UPSC Mains
Examination for the merit ranking of the deserved
candidates. As per the exam pattern, the UPSC
board members take the personal interviews for
the evaluation of the candidate based on the
candidates suitability in the designed field.
The judges will evaluate a candidate on its
decision-making skills, problem-solving, mental
alertness, assimilation power communication
skills, and intellectual and moral ability. A
non- biased judgment, leadership skills, and
depth of knowledge in the allied field is
evaluated by the judges. The impaneled members
then allot marks with 275 being the highest. The
merit list is prepared on the collaborative score
of mains examination and personal interview.
Therefore, the total marks for the merit list
become 2025 making the exam more comprehensive
and intense.
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Q7. Where will I find the UPSC Syllabus 2020 for
Civil Service Examination? The syllabus is
published every year on the official website of
the UPSC Examination. Candidates can download the
syllabus in pdf format and it is available for
all the 48 allowed languages in UPSC. However,
for the convince of our candidates, we have
provided the download link on the website. For
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