UPSC Syllabus for 2021 - UPSC Prelims and Mains Syllabus 2021

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UPSC Prelims and Mains Syllabus.

✳️ The UPSC IAS Prelims exam is conducted in two phases, in which the first stage is called GS I and the second phase is also known as GS II or CSAT.  In IAS Prelims General Studies Paper I, 100 questions have to be done in two hours, the marks of this paper determine the merit of IAS Prelims.  

UPSC Prelims Syllabus :-  

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1) Paper - 1 - 200 Marks.....2 Hours. 

2) Paper - 2 - 200 Marks.....2 Hours.  

For Paper - 1
- Current Affairs , History , Indian and World's Social And Economic Geography , Indian Polity , Constitution Of India , Political System , Panchayati Raj and more details in official pdf of UPSC. 

For Paper - 2 - General mental Ability , logical Reasoging , Dicition making and problem Solving , Basic Numeracy etc.

Note - The questions in both Paper-I (current affairs) and Paper-II (aptitude test) will be of multiple choice, objective type for 200 marks each and the time allotted for each paper is two hours.The CSAT aptitude test or Paper-II will be a qualifying paper only with a minimum of 33% to be secured to qualify for the Mains exam.It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the papers of Civil Services (Prelim) examination. The candidate will be disqualified in case he or she appears in only one paper of the (Prelims) exam. So appearing in both the papers is mandatory for the evaluation of the (Prelims) exam.

UPSC MAINS Syllabus - 

 (Note - This is just basic information. The complete information is in PDF, the link of which is given below.)

The written examination will consist of the following papers - 


(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution). 300 Marks


English 300 Marks

Papers to be counted for merit


Essay 250 Marks


General Studies-I - 250 Marks
(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)


General Studies -II - 250 Marks
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)


General Studies -III - 250 Marks
(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)


General Studies -IV - 250 Marks
(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)


Optional Subject - Paper 1 - 250 Marks


Optional Subject - Paper 2 -  250 Marks

Sub Total (Written test) - 1750 Marks

Personality Test  275 Marks

Grand Total  2025 Marks

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