UPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2018 Download UPSC IAS IPS Prelims Exam Pattern, Previous Question Papers PDF

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UPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2018 Download UPSC IAS IPS Prelims Exam Pattern, Previous Question Papers PDF. Union Public Service Commission, India is planning to release the notification of the  Civil Service examination of the posts IAS and IPS Cadre. The candidates who are preparing for the examination of the UPSC Civil Service can need to download the examination syllabus. The examination syllabus can be available on the official website of the organization @www.upsconline.nic.in. The candidates can need to prepare well for appearing the examination, the huge number of candidates will appear for the examination. The candidates can follow the UPSC Civil Services IAS IPS Examination 2018 as available on the official website of the organization.

The applied applicants can be selected based on the selection process of Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination, and Interview conducted by the organization selection panel. The candidates can also download the examination pattern UPSC Civil Services Examination Syllabus 2018 from the official website of the organization for appearing the Preliminary  Examination, Mains examination, and Interview. The applicants who are successfully selected in the Preliminary Examination can be called for the Mains examination of UPSC Civil Services Jobs 2018. The complete examination syllabus of Preliminary and Mains examination can available below.  The interested candidates who are looking for the UPSC Civil Services Examination Pattern 2018 can need to refer the official notification released by the organization.

UPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2018 UPSC Practice Papers 

Organization: Union Public Service Commission

Total Vacancies: Various Seats

Name of The Vacancies: IAS, IPS

UPSC Civil Service Exam Date: Update Soon

UPSC Civil Service Selection Procedure

The candidates can be selected based on the selection process as follows

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Interview

UPSC Civil Service Exam Syllabus 2018 & Details in English PDF

Preliminary Examination

The examination will be conducted in two papers. Each paper will carry 200 marks. Total 400 question will be asked in the examination. The syllabus of the Question Paper I and Paper II as mentioned below

Paper I

  • Current Events of the National and International Importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography of India and the World
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Public policy, Right Issues, etc
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-Diversity, and climate change – that do not require subject specialization General Science.

Paper II

  • 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)

 The preliminary examination is the exam which is the qualification for the mains examination. The candidates who are successfully selected in the mains examination can need to appear the mains examination.

Mains Examination

The mains examination of the UPSC Civil Service examination can be conducted in after the preliminary examination. The mains examination will be conducted for the 9 papers in which 7 papers will be conducted for the selection process and remaining 2 papers are the qualification papers of local language and English language paper. These are the qualification process and need not be taken into the selection process.

Paper Subject Marks
Paper-I Essay

Can be written in the Candidate’s choice languauge

250
Paper-II General Studies-I

(Indian Heritage and Culture

History and Geography of the Wolrd and Society

250
Paper-III General Studies-II

(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

250
Paper-IV General Studies-III

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

250
Paper-V General Studies-IV

(Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude)

250
Paper-VI Optinal Subjects – Paper I 250
Paper-VII Optional Subject – Paper II 250

The applicants can select any one of the following optional subjects from the list as from the eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution.

Optional Subjects

  • Agriculture
  • Animal husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

Literature Languages

  • Assamese
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Bodo
  • Dongri
  • French
  • Germany
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Kashmiri
  • Konkani
  • Manipuri
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Nepali
  • Oriya
  • Persian
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Sanskrit
  • Santhali
  • Sindhi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • English

Until the mains examination, the complete marks of the mains examination are 1750 marks. In that, there are two qualifying papers conducted by the organization.

UPSC Civil Serive Exam Pattern 2018

Preliminary Examination

The examination pattern of the preliminary examination as mentioned below

Paper Subjects  Total Marks
I  General Studies 200 marks
II Aptitude Skills 200 marks

Mains Examination

The complete marks of the mains examination are 1750 marks. In that, there are two qualifying papers conducted by the organization. The candidates who are successfully completed their mains examination can be called for the final round of selection process Interview.

Interview

The interview can be conducted for the candidates who are qualified in the mains examination. The interview will be conducted by the recruitment panel in the organization on the scheduled dates. The interview can be conducted for the 275 marks. The complete marks of the examination are 2025 marks.

UPSC Civil Service Previous Question Model Papers Download PDF Mock Tests Papers 

The candidates can download the previous question papers or model papers from the official website of the organization. The candidates can need to follow the official website for more details of the examination admit card and other details. There are many other websites available for downloading the model question papers.

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