UPSC IAS Syllabus 2016-2017
Union Public Service Commission is going to take various administrative services exams. IAS is one the most prestigious and toughest Exam of all. Many of you might not know that UPSC IAS Syllabus 2016 has changed. Students can see the changes Pattern and Syllabus here easily. Just read the following article carefully and note the important points.
It is quite important to know the contents and topics to prepare before going to the exams. Here you can easily know what are the changes implemented in the UPSC Administrative Services Syllabus. Every year, around lakhs of students prepare to get selected for Civil Services jobs. But those who study accurately and with proper guidance get this opportunity. Hence, it becomes seriously important to focus on the study contents and best practice. In this section, UPSC IAS Pre Exam pattern will be discussed. Please read the following section and continue your studies.
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In this article, the topics of UPSC IAS Syllabus 2016 are given. Candidates can either note the topics or they can Download UPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern PDF 2016. But first, you should also know about the Pre and mains exam dates. UPSC Civil Services Pre Exam 2017 will be held on 18-06-2017 while the Main exam is to be taken on 28th October 2017.
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||UPSC IAS Syllabus 2016-2017
|Exam Organizing Body
||Union Public Service Commission
||Indian Administrative Services/Civil Services
|Pre Exam date
|Main Exam date
UPSC IAS Pre Exam Pattern 2017
So the IAS Preliminary Exam will be consisting of two parts Paper I and Paper II.
- The exam set will be available in four series A, B, C, and D.
- The questions will Multiple Choice.
- The paper will be available in both English and Hindi.
- 1/3 of a mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
IAS Preliminary Exam Paper Pattern
||2 hours (120 minutes)
||2 hours (120 minutes)
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IAS Main Exam Pattern 2017
||Any of the chosen language
||General Studies (250 Marks For Each Paper)
|VIII & IX
||Specialized Subject 1
Details for UPSC IAS Paper I
- Current topics of national and International Affairs
- Socio-economic development.
- Environmental issues and Climate Change
- History of modern and ancient India and national movements
- World geography
- Indian Constitution, Political System, its implementation and Rights and issues.
Details for IAS Paper 2
- English language comprehension skill Test
- General Mental ability
- Interpersonal skills including communication skills
- Logical Reasoning and analytical ability
- Numerical Aptitude
Civil Services Mains Exam Syllabus 2017
The Main exam for IAS shall also be consisting of two papers Paper I (2 parts) and Paper II (7 parts).
Paper-I (Optional language): applicants are to choose any one language from 8 languages included in the eighth schedule of the constitution. For candidates from States Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Sikkim this paper is not compulsory.
Paper II (English)
This paper is to judge your overall English comprehension skills. Paper would be mainly based on:
- Reading Comprehension
- Essay/Precis writing
Given below is the list of papers for IAS Main Exam
||Name of the Paper.
||Name of the Subject.
||Paper – A.
||Paper – B.
||Paper – I.
||Paper – II.
||General Studies – I.
||Paper – III.
||General Studies – II.
||Paper – IV.
||General Studies – III.
||Paper – V.
||General Studies – IV.
||Paper – VI.
||Optional Subject (Paper – 1).
||Paper – VII.
||Optional Subject (Paper – 2).
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Following is the list of languages that candidates can choose from.
||Olchiki or Devanagari
||Arabic or Devanagari
To Download revised IAS Pre and Main Syllabus 2017 and Paper Pattern (English)
Check, Civil Services IAS Mains, Pre Exam Syllabus in Hindi
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