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The CIVIL SERVICES EXAM is conducted in three stages: The question papers are set in English and Hindi languages.
- Civil Services Preliminary Examination – Objective type, for the selection of candidates for Main Examination,
- Civil Services Main Examination – Descriptive type, for the selection of candidates for Interview; and
- Interview or Personality Test – for selection of candidates for various Civil Services.
PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION: It consists of two papers of objective type –multiple choice questions that carry a maximum of 200 marks and 2 hours duration each.
Paper – 1: Consists of 100 questions of 2 marks each and there are 1/3 rd negative marks for each wrong answer loosing ‘0.66’ marks.
Paper – 2: Known as C-SAT paper, it consists of 80 questions of 2.5 marks each and there are 1/3 rd negative marks for each wrong answer loosing ‘0.825’ marks. It is only a qualifying paper and Marks scored in this paper are not counted for merit.
Marks scored in paper-1 will be counted for merit to qualify for Main examination.
MAIN EXAMINATION: It has two qualifying papers and seven merit scoring papers, all descriptive type and 3 hours duration each.
! Qualifying papers: Language papers, each for 300 marks; qualification:100 Marks in each paper. Marks scored in these papers are not counted for merit.
Paper-A: One of the Indian languages to be selected by the candidate from the languages included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.
Paper-B: English langua
!! Merit Scoring Papers:
Paper-II (General Studies-I): Indian Heritage and culture, History and Geography of the world and society.
Paper-III (General Studies-II): Governance, Constitution,Polity, Social Justice and International Relations.
Paper-IV (General Studies-III): Economic development, Science& Technology, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
Paper-V (General Studies-IV): Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude
Paper-VI: Optional Subject – Paper – 1
Paper-VII: Optional Subject – Paper – 2
Each of the above 7 papers have a maximum of 250 Marks each, totaling 1750 Marks. Candidates are selected on the merit basis for the Interview.
INTERVIEW or PERSONALITY TEST: There are (maximum) 275 Marks allotted for interview.
Based on the total marks scored in Mains and Interview (1750 + 275 = 2025 Marks), Final order merit list is prepared and successful candidates are allotted Civil Services posts .
SYLLABUS for the CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION:
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I – (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
- 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 specialization.
- General Science.
Paper II-(200 marks) Duration: Two hours
- 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 1:Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
- Note 2:The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.
- Note 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.
Part B—Main Examination
The main Examination is intended to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory. The nature and standard of questions in the General Studies papers (Paper II to Paper V) will be such that a well-educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.
The questions will be such as to test a candidate’s general awareness of a variety of subjects, which will have relevance for a career in Civil Services. The questions are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio-economic goals, objectives and demands. The candidates must give relevant, meaningful and succinct answers.
The scope of the syllabus for optional subject papers (Paper VI and Paper VII) for the examination is broadly of the honors degree level i.e. a level higher than the bachelors’ degree and lower than the masters’ degree. In the case of Engineering, Medical Science and law, the level corresponds to the bachelors’ degree.
Syllabi of the papers included in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination are given as follows:
Qualifying papers on Indian languages and English:
The aim of the paper is to test the candidates’ ability to read and understand serious discursive prose, and to express his ideas clearly and correctly, in English and Indian language concerned. The pattern of questions would be broadly as follows:
English : Comprehension of given passages, Précis Writing, Usage and Vocabulary, Short Essays.
Indian Languages: Comprehension of given passages. Précis Writing. Usage and Vocabulary. Short Essays. Translation from English to the Indian Language and vice-versa.
Note 1: The papers on Indian Languages and English will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard and will be of qualifying nature only. The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.
Note 2: The candidates will have to answer the English and Indian Languages papers in English and the respective Indian language (except where translation is involved).
Merit Scoring Papers: For syllabus with respect to General Studies and Optional papers, please check the UPSC notification for civil services.