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UPSC IAS Syllabus 2018 Civil Service Pdf Hindi Mains, Pre Exam Pattern


UPSC IAS Syllabus 2018

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 2018 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 for 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 the student, 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 2018 are given. Candidates can either note the topics or they can Download UPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern PDF 2018. But first, you should also know about the Pre and mains exam dates. UPSC Civil Services Pre Exam 2018 will be held on 03-06-2018 while the Mains exam is to be taken on 28th September 2018.

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Details About UPSC IAS Syllabus 2018
Exam Organizing Body Union Public Service Commission
Exam Name Indian Administrative Services/Civil Services
Pre Exam date 3rd June
Main Exam date 28th Sept
Syllabus Status Available Here

UPSC IAS Pre Exam Pattern 2018

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

I General Studies 200 marks 2 hours (120 minutes)
II Aptitude Skills 200 marks 2 hours (120 minutes)

IAS Main Exam Pattern 2018

Papers Contents Maximum Marks
I Any of the chosen language 300
II English 300
III Essay 250
IV/V/VI/VII General Studies (250 Marks For Each Paper) 1000
VIII & IX Specialized Subject 1 500
Total Marks 1750

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

  • Comprehension
  • 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 2018

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. The paper would be mainly based on:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Essay/Precis writing
  • Vocabulary  

Given below is the list of papers for IAS Main Exam

S.No. Name of the Paper. Name of the Subject.
1. Paper – A. Indian Languages.
2. Paper – B. English.
3. Paper – I. Essay.
4. Paper – II. General Studies – I.
5. Paper – III. General Studies – II.
6. Paper – IV. General Studies – III.
7. Paper – V. General Studies – IV.
8. Paper – VI. Optional Subject (Paper – 1).
9. Paper – VII. Optional Subject (Paper – 2).

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Following is the list of languages that candidates can choose from.

S.No. Languages Script.
01 Assamese. Assamese
02 Bengali. Bengali
03 Bodo. Devanagari
04 Dogri. Devanagari
05 Gujarati. Gujarati
06 Hindi. Devanagari
07 Kannada. Kannada
08 Kashmiri. Persian
09 Konkani. Devanagari
10 Maithili. Devanagari
11 Malayalam. Malayalam
12 Manipuri. Bengali
13 Marathi. Devanagari
14 Nepali. Devanagari
15 Oriya. Oriya
16 Punjabi. Gurmukhi
17 Sanskrit. Devanagari
18 Santhali. Olchiki or Devanagari
19 Sindhi. Arabic or Devanagari
20 Tamil. Tamil
21 Telugu. Telugu
22 Urdu. Persian

To Download revised IAS Pre and Main Syllabus 2018 and Paper Pattern (English)

Check, Civil Services IAS Mains, Pre Exam Syllabus in Hindi

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