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Marks Distribution

Marks Distribution for Prelims General Studies:
Marks for 150 Questions in General Studies Preliminary is distributed unevenly between the below mentioned 8 topics.






Mark Distribution for General Studies Main Examination:
Paper 1
Topic Question Details Marks
History & Culture 2 Questions out of 3 each 150 words, marks 15 * 2 30 marks
  15 Questions out of 15 each 20 words, marks 2 * 15 30 marks
Geography of India 2 Questions out of 3 each 150 words, marks 15 * 2 30 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 5 10 marks
Indian Polity 1 Questions out of 2 with 250 words, marks 30 * 1 30 marks
  2 Questions out of 3 each 150 words, marks 15 * 2 30 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 5 10 marks
Indian Current Affaires & Issues of Social Relevance 1 Questions out of 2 with 250 words, marks 30 * 1 30 marks
  2 Questions out of 3 each 150 words, marks 15 * 2 30 marks
  1 Questions out of 2 with 250 words, marks 30 * 1 30 marks
  2 Questions out of 3 each 150 words, marks 15 * 2 30 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 5 10 marks
Paper 2
Topic Question Details Marks
India & world, Citizenship, Forign Policy 2 Questions out of 3 each 150 words, marks 30 * 2 60 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 15 10 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 15 10 marks
Indian Economy 1 Questions out of 2 with 250 words, marks 30 * 1 30 marks
  2 Questions out of 3 each 150 words, marks 15 * 2 30 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 5 10 marks
India & International Organization / World Arena 1 Questions out of 2 with 150 words, marks 15 * 1 15 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 5 10 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 5 10 marks
Science & Technology 1 Questions out of 2 with 250 words, marks 30 * 1 30 marks
  3 Questions out of 4 each 20 words, marks 15 * 3 45 marks
  5 Questions out of 5 each 20 words, marks 2 * 5 10 marks
Statistics 4 Questions out of 4, marks 6 * 4 24 marks
  3 Questions out of 3, marks 3 * 2 6 marks