UPSC 2017 syllabus pdf download -Prelims,Mains,Optionals,languages

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UPSC 2017 syllabus pdf download -Prelims,Mains,Optionals,languages

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UPSC 2017 syllabus pdf download -Prelims,Mains,Optionals

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The Union Public Service Commission conducts the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination which is common for the candidates applying for Civil Services Examination and Indian Forest Service  Examination, and acts as a screening mechanism for selection of candidates for the Civil Services (Main) Examination and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination.

UPSC 2017 syllabus pdf download -Prelims,Mains,Optionals,languages

UPSC 2017 syllabus pdf download -Prelims,Mains,Optionals

All About Preliminary Examination:UPSC 2017 syllabus pdf download -Prelims,Mains,Optionals,languages

The Examination shall comprise of two Papers of 200 marks each.

General Studies Paper-1

  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian
  • National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography -Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance -Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights 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 specialisation 
  • General Science.

Paper-II (CSAT)

  • 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)


  • Both the question papers will be of the objective type (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Time Allotment – Two Hours for each Paper.
  • The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.

Note-2: Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. So focus should be on General Studies Paper-1.

CSAT Prelims Pattern

  • The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry maximum of 400 marks. This exam is only a screening test; the marks obtained in the prelims are only for qualifying for main exam and are not counted for determining final order of merit.

Civil Services (Mains) Pattern

The pattern has changed from 2013 main examination. The new pattern is:

  1. CSE Mains General Studies Syllabus
  2. Optional Subjects for Civil Services Main Exam
  3. UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) Cut-off
  4. CSE Agriculture Syllabus
  5. CSE Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Syllabus
  6. CSE Anthropology Syllabus
  7. UPSC CSE Mains Botany Syllabus
  8. UPSC CSE Mains Chemistry Syllabus
  9. UPSC CSE Civil Engineering Syllabus
  10. CSE Commerce and Accountancy Syllabus
  11. UPSC CSE Mains Economics Syllabus
  12. UPSC CSE Electrical Engineering Syllabus
  13. UPSC CSE Mains Geography Syllabus
  14. UPSC CSE Mains Geology Syllabus
  15. UPSC CSE Mains History Syllabus
  16. UPSC CSE Mains Law Syllabus
  17. UPSC CSE Mains Management Syllabus
  18. UPSC CSE Mains Mathematics Syllabus
  19. CSE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus
  20. CSE Mains Medical Science Syllabus
  21. UPSC CSE Mains Philosophy Syllabus
  22. UPSC CSE Mains Physics Syllabus
  23. CSE Political Science & International Relations Syllabus
  24. UPSC CSE Mains Psychology Syllabus
  25. UPSC CSE Public Administration Syllabus
  26. UPSC CSE Mains Sociology Syllabus
  27. UPSC CSE Mains Statistics Syllabus
  28. UPSC CSE Mains Zoology Syllabus

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