UPSC Prelims Examination Syllabus 2017 IAS Exam Pattern

UPSC Prelims Examination Syllabus 2017 

We are going to tell you something about the syllabus of UPSC Prelims Examination, if you want to know all the details related to this topic then please keep reading this article. Candidates generally go through the information in the notification before apply and then after it is very important to plan everything about the examination. If you read the syllabus provided in this website then you will automatically get an idea about how to prepare this examination. This examination is about two papers and both are compulsory to attempt with 200 marks of each paper. Candidates can regularly visit the official website of Union Public Service Commission, that is to receive more updates about this examination.

1. General Science (Marks: 200, Duration: 2 hours)

  • Current Affairs of national and international
  • Indian History
  • World Geography
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Indian Polity and Governance
  • General issues on any of the topic which has importance presently
  • Economic and Social Development.

2. Aptitude (Marks: 200, Duration: 2 hours)

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills along with communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • General mental ability
  • Decision-making and problemsolving
  • Basic numeracy and Data interpretation (charts, tables, graphs, data sufficiency etc.) (both are based on Class X)
  • English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).

Pattern for IAS Prelims UPSC Syllabus

Candidates English levels will be tested through the questions of given paragraphs in the examination on the basis of Class X. English paper will not be translated through any of the national languages and this section will only given to test the candidates’ skills about the English language. All the candidates must appear these two papers to be qualified in this UPSC Prelims Examination, if not candidates lead to disqualify for this examination and follow all the instructions in the answer sheet while appear the examination.

All the questions are multiple choice and objective type and an answer sheet will be given for each and every candidate appear in the examination and they need to round their positive answer in the given sheet. Candidates are requested to not bring any valuable things to the examination center and if any are necessary then those will be under safe keeping which will be arranged by the candidates themselves and the management will not responsible for loss of valuable things.

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