Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission preliminary Provincial Civil Service (PCS) written exam syllabus & pattern is mentioned below. The candidates who all have applied for UPPSC PCS exam need to prepare for Preliminary exam first for which the details are given below.
UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam Pattern:
- Exam Type: MCQs
- Total Marks: 200 each (Total: 400 marks)
- Total Time: 2 Hours each (Total: 4 hours)
- Total Papers: 2
- Subjects Included: Paper 1 (General Studies- I: 200 marks, 2 Hours) & Paper 2 (General Studies- II: 200 marks, 2 Hours), General Hindi & English, Mathematics
UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam Syllabus: The details of all the subjects are-
General Studies- I: Current events of national & international level, History, Indian National Movement, geography (India and World), Indian political system, Economic and Social Development, General Issues on ecology, Bio-diversity, Climate, General Science
Current Affairs: Current Events of National & International importance, important dates & events
History: Related to India, Indian National Movement, freedom movement, growth of nationalism, attainment of Independence
Geography: Related to India & World, culture, wildlife, area, population and some basic aspects
Political Science: Constitution, fundamental duties, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Rights Issues and other basic topics relating to India.
Other Economic and Social Development questions will be asked in exam from Sustainable Development, Poverty, Demographics, Environment, urbanization etc.
Elementary Mathematics: Number systems, Integers, Fractions, L.C.M. and H.C.F., Averages, Time & Work, Ratio & proportion, percentage, profit & Loss, Geometry, Simple & Compound interest, Time & Distance, algebra, Set Theory, Statistics
General English/ Hindi: Basic grammar questions are asked in exam- voice, idioms, proverbs, narration, parts of speech, transformation of sentences. Vocabulary related questions are asked in exam including comprehension passages.
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