Civil Services

Civil Services

UPSC Civil Service prelims 2020: Check the syllabus

PUBLISH DATE 27th March 2020

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services (Preliminary) examination for the recruitment to the various government posts

 This year, UPSC will conduct Civil Service (Preliminary) examination on May 31, 2020.

Candidates who are preparing for UPSC Civil Service preliminary examination can check the UPSC Prelims syllabus here.

Preliminary Examination

  1. The UPSC Civil Service prelims exam comprises two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each.
  2. Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions) and each will be of two hours duration.
  3. The General Studies Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
  4. The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.

Syllabus for the Examination

  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. Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  4. Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  5. General issues on Environmental ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization.
  6. General Science.

Paper II

  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)

 

  1. Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
  2. The questions will be of multiple choice and objective type.
  3. It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the Papers of Civil Services (Prelim) Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he/she does not appear in both the papers of Civil Services (Prelim) Examination.

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