UPSC Prelims,Main Exam Syllabus,Pattern 2016,Civil Services Exams 2016

UPSC Prelims,Main Exam Syllabus,Pattern 2016,Civil Services Exams 2016

Taking the decision to join civil services is a good thing, but fulfilling this ambition is somewhat difficult. If you want to get job in this field, you need to overcome all the phases of the exam with good scores. UPSC will organize all the phases of exams of Civil Services Exam. UPSC conducts exams every year depending on the posts available. Regarding all stages of civil services exams like Prelims syllabus and exam pattern and Main Exam syllabus and exam pattern details are available in page for all the appliers. The best way to prepare for an exam is preparing with the help of Syllabus and exam pattern. Selecting efficient candidates to recruit into various govt sector organizations is the first aim of Civil Services Exams. In very common Civil Services Exams contains three stages. Those stages are Preliminary exam, Mains and lastly Interview. Here download Civil Services Exam Pattern and syllabus through this page. Candidates can get question paper format too from this page by opening own portal of UPSC provided in this page. If you intend to avail full details regarding Syllabus and Exam Pattern of Civil Services Exam, go through this page up to last line.

Civil Services Exam Pattern Details:

Civil Services Exam will be conducted in 3 stages:

Preliminary Exam
Main Exam
Personal Interview

Pattern of Preliminary Exam:

Papers Name Total Marks Duration (Time Alloted)
Paper I (Objective Type Paper) 200 2 Hrs
Papers II (Objective Type Paper) 200 2 Hrs
Total Marks 400  

Examination Type: UPSC Preliminary exam is in the form of objective type question.
Marks: Preliminary exam contains 2 papers. 400 marks total (including 2 papers) each paper contains 200 marks.
Negative Marks: Wrong answer gives you negative marks.
Exam Language: In Hindi and English the question paper will be available.

Time: The duration of exam will be of two hours for one paper. There will be extra time for Disability and Cerebral Palsy candidates.
Exam Duration: Each paper contains 2 Hours. Disability and Cerebral Palsy applicants will be given extra time.
Eligibility Next Round:
Depending on the makes obtained in preliminary exams you will be selected for main exam.

UPSC Prelims,Main Exam Syllabus,Pattern 2016UPSC Main Exam Pattern

Papers qualifying in nature:
Paper A – An Indian language selected by the candidates
Paper B – English

Papers to be counted for merit:
Essay (Paper I)
General Studies (Paper II-V)
Optional Subjects (Paper VI-VII)

Paper A and B Exam Pattern for Civil Services:

Name of the Exam Paper Marks Allotted
Paper A: Any Indian Language 300 Mrks
Paper B: English 300 Mrks

Civil Services Exam Pattern for Paper I to VII:

 Paper  Marks
 Paper I: Essay  250
 Paper II: General Studies-I ((Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society))  250
 Paper III: General Studies-II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)  250
 Paper IV: General Studies-III (Economic Development, Technology, Bio-diversity, Security and Disaster Management, Environment,)  250
 Paper V: General Studies-IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)  250
 Paper VI: Optional Subject-Paper1  250
Paper-VII: Optional Subject-Paper 2 250
Sub Total (Written test) 1750


Civil Services – Main examination Optional Subjects List:

Chemistry-Physics-Zoology-Civil Engineering-Public Administration-Economics-Agriculture-Psychology-Commerce and Accountancy-Medical Science-Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science-Law-Anthropology-Management-Philosophy-Electrical Engineering-Botany-Mathematics-Geography-Mechanical Engineering-Sociology-Geology-Statistics-History-Political Science and International Relations

Choose any one of the languages mentioned bellow for literature:


Preliminary exam qualified applicants are allowed to attend main exam.

Civil Services Main Exam Type:

»» Main Exam contains two papers. In these one is qualifying and another one is counted for merit in the examination.
Scheme of Marks: Mains examination contains of papers qualifying in nature (600 six hundred marks) as well as papers to be counted for merit (1750 marks)
Type of exam papers type: Written exam has 9 papers of conventional essay type in the topics (subjects) out of which 2 exam papers need to be qualifying in nature.
Mains Qualifying papers contains of 2 papers: They is one any Indian language and another paper is English.

Merit counted papers contains of:
General Studies-I
General Studies-II
General Studies-III
General Studies-IV
Optional Subject – Paper1
Optional Subject – Paper2

»» »»  Marks you have scored from all papers which are compulsory they are I to VII will be taken for giving rank. »»»»

Personal Interview:
»» Through the score obtained in Main Exam candidates names will be shortlisted to attend an interview. This interview will be organized by the organization. Job selection will be depending on the performance in the interview.
»» A fair minded members group (Interview Board) will take the interview to select capable candidate.
»» Interview board will ask their questions on their will generally to the candidates who are short listed through the Mains Exam.
»» Through this interview they will estimate the mental and intellectual abilities of the candidate.
»» The interview board will ask the questions on current events which are occurring in India and all over the world.
»» Applicant’s interview score will depend on the personality test and candidates intellectual qualities.

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