UPSC Syllabus 2019 – Know the Prelims Syllabus!

UPSC Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services Exam (IAS) 2019 notification is to be released in the month of February 2019. Aspirants who are aiming to appear for the IAS Exam 2019 should go through this article and learn all details about the UPSC syllabus for the Prelims Exam and its exam pattern in details.

UPSC Syllabus for Civil Services Prelims Exam

Dear Aspirants,

As UPSC Civil Services 2019 Prelims registration is Scheduled to start from 19th February 2019, Aspirants must check all the UPSC IAS Eligibility Criteria required for the application to IAS examination 2019. Candidates must be looking out for UPSC Exam Syllabus for Prelims now. So we have provided you the UPSC Syllabus in this article.

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UPSC Exam Pattern – Preliminary Phase

Paper Name Marks /Duration
(Paper – I) General Studies 200 Marks/2 hours
(Paper – II) CSAT 200 Marks/2 hours
 Total Marks 400 Marks/4hours

Syllabus of UPSC Paper I (General Studies)

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization General Science

Syllabus of UPSC Paper II (CSAT)

  • Decision-making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Comprehension Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)

Note:- The Prelims exam is a qualifying test and the marks you get in Prelims exam shall not decide your final Selection process. Hence keep preparing yourselves to give your best for India’s most popular exam or IAS Exam. We shall be updating you with all necessary notifications related to UPSC Civil Services exam.

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