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UPSC Syllabus 2021
The Union Public Service Commission in consultation with the Government (Ministry of Mines, the Nodal Ministry) has decided to revise the Scheme, Civil services are preliminary, and the main examination. This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only; the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
UPSC IAS Exam has three exam stages:
- Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for the Mains Exam.
- Civil Services Mains Examination (Written) for the selection of candidates for the next level of the UPSC IAS Exam.
- Civil Services Personality Test (PT)- The final stage for the selection process.
UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2021 – Syllabus
In IAS Prelims, UPSC tests the analytical, logical, and reasoning ability of the candidates. The IAS Prelims Exam is divided into two parts:
(i) General Studies Paper-I
(ii) General Studies Paper-II
Both papers have a maximum time limit of two hours and the General Studies Paper-II, which is popularly known as CSAT, is only qualifying in nature. The exam is conducted on a single day with Paper 1 in the morning session and paper 2 in the evening session.
UPSC IAS Syllabus Prelims Exam 2021: GS Paper I
Duration: 2 hours
|SL. No||Subject-wise Division||Detailed Syllabus|
History of India and Indian Freedom Struggle
|Ancient History of India|
Medieval History of India
Modern History 1857 to 1947
Indian National Movement
Geography of India and
Concept of Physical Geography
Indian Polity and Governance issues
Federalism in India
Indian Economy and Social Development
|Basic Principles of Indian Economy|
Social Schemes of Government
Social Development through Economic Empowerment
|5||Environment and Ecology|
Principles of Environment and Ecology
Climate Change and
Climate Summits and Conferences
Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Technology
The Latest Science and Technological Development
It covers all the events of National and International Importance
Current Affairs with all Dimensions
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