UPSC CSE syllabus

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1. Mains

1.1. Written of 1750 marks

1.1.1. Paper I Indian Language 300 marks qualifying

1.1.2. PaperII English Language 300 marks qualifying

1.1.3. Paper III Essay

1.1.4. Paper II General Studies- I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

1.1.5. Paper III General Studies- II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

1.1.6. Paper IV General Studies- III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

1.1.7. Paper V General Studies- IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

1.1.8. Paper VI Optional Subject - Paper 1

1.1.9. Paper VII Optional Subject - Paper II

1.2. Interview of 275 marks

2. Prelims

2.1. General Studies 100 marks

2.1.1. ● Current events of national and international importance.

2.1.2. ● History of India and Indian National Movement.

2.1.3. ● Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.

2.1.4. ● Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.

2.1.5. ●Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.

2.1.6. ● General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialisation General Science

2.2. CSAT 100 marks (qualifying)

2.2.1. Comprehension

2.2.2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills;

2.2.3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability

2.2.4. Decision-making and problem solving

2.2.5. General mental ability

2.2.6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. - Class X level)