Indian Civil Services (ICS)
The Civil Services Examination is a nationwide competitive examination in India conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service among others.
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The Civil Services Examination consists of three successive stages - prelims, mains and interview. Candidates who qualify Preliminary exam are called for the Main exam and on the basis of marks secured in the Main exam, they will be called for Interview The total marks of the Main exam and Interview sum up to produce the final result.
- Preliminary Test : This is the first stage of civil service examinations. Around 12 to 13 times of the total vacant seats are selected at this stage. This mainly contains 2 papers - GS Paper I & GS Paper II ( This is also called CSAT, Civil Services Aptitude Test). Both the papers consists of multiple type questions of 200 marks each.
Paper I comprises 100 questions from almost all aspects of general knowledge while Paper II comprises 80 questions ( to test the analytical skills, reasoning ability and aptitude of a candidate) and being the qualifying paper has to be cleared by the candidates by getting at least 33% for the purpose of the Paper II to be evaluated and to come in the merit list of the preliminary test.
GS Paper-I consists of
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
GS Paper-II (CSAT) consists of
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)
Note : It is mandatory to appear in both the papers of CSAT for the purpose of evaluation.
- Main Examination (Written Test) : The two papers in the main examination called Paper A & Paper B
are non-merit based and each one is of 300 marks. The Paper A is one of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution and the Paper B is English Language.
There is one optional subject with 2 papers (Paper I & Paper II - each of 250 marks ) and 4 General Studies Papers - a total of 1750 marks. GS weightage is 1000 for its 4 papers. The main examination consists of one more paper of essay writing which consists of 250 marks. Download Main's Syllabus.
- Interview or Personality Test : This is of 275 marks. Download Civil Services Interview Guide.
We are providing here the list of subjects that can be taken as optional paper in the Civil Services (Mains) examination. The list is as per the UPSC prescribed subjects. Once you click on the listed links you will find all resources regarding that IAS exam paper and the syllabus. Knowing the IAS Syllabus thoroughly is one of the most important part of making through the IAS exam conducted by UPSC.
Optional subjects for Social Science
1. Economics 2. Geography 3. Indian History 4. Philosophy 5. Political Science 6. Psychology 7. Public Administration 8. Sociology 9. Law
Optional subjects for Science Subjects
1. Agriculture 2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science 3. Botany 4. Chemistry 5. Mathematics 6. Statistics 7. Medical Science 8. Physics 9. Zoology 10. Anthropology 11. Geology
List of Optional subjects of Engineering Subjects
1. Civil Engineering 2. Electrical Engineering 3. Mechanical Engineering
List of Optional subjects of Commerce and Management Subjects
1. Commerce 2. Management
UPSC Optional subjects for Indian Languages
1. Assamese 2. Bengali 3. Bodo 4. Dogri 5. Gujarati 6. Hindi 7. Kannada 8. Kashmiri 9. Konkani 10. Maithili 11. Malayalam 12. Manipuri 13. Marathi 14. Nepali 15. Oriya 16. Pali 17. Persian 18. Punjabi 19. Sanskrit 20. Santali 21. Sindhi 22. Tamil 23. Telugu 24. Urdu
UPSC Optional subjects for Foreign Languages
1. English 2. Arabic
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