Union Public Service Commission Preliminary Civil Services Exam Pattern & Syllabus is described below as per which the UPSC set the exam paper. The candidates who all apply for the UPSC Civil Services exam need to prepare for exam in best way because this exam has high value. The questions asked in exam are based on theoretical concepts which every candidate should qualify.
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Pattern 2018
Total Marks: 400 marks (200 marks each)
Total Time: 2 Hours
Paper-I will be General Studies –I and Paper-II will be General Studies –II
NOTE: There is negative marking in exam- 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong question.
The candidates who all clear this Preliminary exam will be eligible for Mains exam.
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Syllabus
For Paper-I the topics included are-
Current events of India & World, History of India, Geography, Indian Political system, Economic, Social Development issues in India, Environmental issues related on society, General Science related questions. The basic purpose of Paper 1 will be the basic questions from all fields.
The Paper-II will contain the topics like- Comprehension passages and the questions based on them beneath, test on basic communicational skills, Logical reasoning, questions related to problem solving, verbal & non- verbal reasoning, numerical questions/ quantitative aptitude of class 10 level, Basic understanding of English language. The questions will be simple and will be based on the normal understanding of candidate.
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