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UPSC Syllabus

The UPSC syllabus is an extremely crucial milestone on the road to clear the UPSC Civil Services Examination. The Civil Services Exam (CSE) is a nationwide exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in India for recruitment of various designated posts viz IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IPS (Indian Police Service), IFS (Indian Foreign Service), IRS (Indian Revenue Service) and allied services. This exam is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India. Hence, to be able to get through the IAS exam successfully, candidates should know the latest IAS syllabus for UPSC in detail. We have here the UPSC syllabus PDf for students to understand the syllabus of upsc thoroughly by downloading a copy and looking at it as often as possible.

UPSC Prelims Syllabus

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UPSC Main Syllabus

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UPSC Prelims Syllabus

UPSC Prelims Syllabus
MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) Marks / Duration Type Language
G.S 200 / 2 hrs Competitive Hindi / English
CSAT 200 / 2 hrs 330 / Qualifying Hindi / English

UPSC Main Syllabus

Upsc main syllabus
Qualifying Papers:
Paper-A
(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution).
300 Marks
Paper-B
(English)
300 Marks
Papers to be counted for merit :
Paper-I
Essay
250 Marks
Paper-II
General Studies-I
(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
250 Marks
Paper-III
General Studies -II
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
250 Marks
Paper-IV
General Studies -III
(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
250 Marks
Paper-V
General Studies -IV
(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
250 Marks
Paper-VI
Optional Subject - Paper 1
250 Marks
Paper-VII
Optional Subject - Paper 2
250 Marks
Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks
Personality Test 275 Marks
Grand Total 2025 Marks

Useful Links For UPSC CSE Syllabus

  1. UPSC prelims syllabus
  2. UPSC mains syllabus
Name of the Subject Optional Syllabus PDF Download
General Studies UPSC General Studies Syllabus PDF Download
Essay UPSC Essay Syllabus PDF Download
English Qualifying UPSC English Qualifying Syllabus PDF Download
Indian Languages UPSC Indian Languages Syllabus PDF Download
Agriculture Optional Syllabus UPSC Agriculture Syllabus PDF Download
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Syllabus PDF Download
Botany Optional UPSC Syllabus UPSC Botany Syllabus PDF Download
Bodo Optional Syllabus UPSC Bodo Syllabus PDF Download
Chemistry Optional Syllabus UPSC Chemistry Syllabus PDF Download
Civil Engineering Optional Syllabus UPSC Civil Engineering Syllabus PDF Download
Commerce Optional Syllabus UPSC Commerce Syllabus PDF Download
Economics IAS Syllabus UPSC Economics Syllabus PDF Download
Electrical Engineering Optional Syllabus UPSC Electrical Engineering Syllabus PDF Download
Geography IAS Syllabus UPSC Geography Syllabus PDF Download
Geology Optional Syllabus UPSC Geology Syllabus PDF Download
Indian History CSE Syllabus UPSC History Syllabus PDF Download
Law Optional UPSC Syllabus UPSC Law Syllabus PDF Download
Mathematics Optional Syllabus UPSC Mathematics Syllabus PDF Download
Mechanical Engineering Optional Syllabus UPSC Mechanical Engineering Syllabus PDF Download
Medical Science Optional Syllabus UPSC Medical Science Syllabus PDF Download
Philosophy Optional Syllabus UPSC Philosophy Syllabus PDF Download
Physics Optional Syllabus UPSC Physics Syllabus PDF Download
Political Science Optional Syllabus UPSC Political Science Syllabus PDF Download
Psychology Optional Syllabus UPSC Psychology Syllabus PDF Download
Public Administration CSE Syllabus UPSC Public Administration Syllabus PDF Download
Sociology IAS Syllabus UPSC Sociology Syllabus PDF Download
Statistics Optional Syllabus UPSC Statistics Syllabus PDF Download
Zoology Optional Syllabus UPSC Zoology Syllabus PDF Download
Anthropology Optional Syllabus UPSC Anthropology Syllabus PDF Download
Assamese Optional Syllabus UPSC Assamese Syllabus PDF Download
Bengali Optional Syllabus UPSC Bengali Syllabus PDF Download
Dogri Optional Syllabus UPSC Dogri Syllabus PDF Download
English Optional Syllabus UPSC English Syllabus PDF Download
Gujarati Optional Syllabus UPSC Gujarati Syllabus PDF Download
Hindi Optional Syllabus UPSC Hindi Syllabus PDF Download
Kannada Optional Syllabus UPSC Kannada Syllabus PDF Download
Kashmiri Optional Syllabus UPSC Kashmiri Syllabus PDF Download
Konkani Optional Syllabus UPSC Konkani Syllabus PDF Download
Maithili Optional Syllabus UPSC Maithili Syllabus PDF Download
Malayalam Optional Syllabus UPSC Malayalam Syllabus PDF Download
Manipuri Optional Syllabus UPSC Manipuri Syllabus PDF Download
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Nepali Optional Syllabus UPSC Nepali Syllabus PDF Download
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Punjabi Optional Syllabus UPSC Punjabi Syllabus PDF Download
Sanskrit Optional Syllabus UPSC Sanskrit Syllabus PDF Download
Santali Optional Syllabus UPSC Santali Syllabus PDF Download
Sindhi Optional Syllabus UPSC Sindhi Syllabus PDF Download
Tamil Optional Syllabus UPSC Tamil Syllabus PDF Download
Telugu Optional Syllabus UPSC Telugu Syllabus PDF Download
Urdu Optional UPSC Syllabus UPSC Urdu Syllabus PDF Download
Management Optional Syllabus UPSC Management Syllabus PDF Download