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Civil Services Exam Pattern Details: Civil Services Examination conducts by Union Public Service Commission once in a year .The exam pattern details are given below…
Exam Pattern Details: Civil Services Exam Consists of 2 Stages.
I. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
II. Main Examination (Written and Interview)
I. Preliminary Examination The Examination shall comprise two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.
(i) Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions).
(ii) The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. However, questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level will be tested through passages from English Language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
(iii) Each paper will be of two hours duration. Blind candidates will however; be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes at each paper
II. Main Examination:
1. The written examination will consist of the following 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 -II||General Studies-I||250|
|Paper-VI||Optional subject Paper-I||250|
|Paper-VII||Optional subject Paper-II||250|
|Sub total||Written Test||1750|
Paper – I
Essay: 250 Marks
Paper – II
General Studies – I: 250 Marks (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
Paper – III
General Studies – II: 250 Marks (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
Paper – IV
General Studies –III: 250 Marks (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
General Studies –IV: 250 Marks (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
Optional Subject – Paper 1: 250 Marks
Optional Subject – Paper 2: 250 Marks
Sub Total (Written test): 1750 Marks
Personality Test: 275 Marks.
Grand Total: 2025 Marks
List of Optional Subjects for Main Examination:
(ii) Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
(vi) Civil Engineering
(vii) Commerce and Accountancy
(ix) Electrical Engineering
(xvi) Mechanical Engineering
(xvii) Medical Science
(xx) Political Science and International Relations
(xxii) Public Administration
Literature of any one of the following Languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, English.
2. Personality Test/Interview: The maximum marks for interview is 275 marks. The candidate will be interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased observers who will have before them a record of his/her career. The object of the Interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for the Service. The candidate will be expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in his/her subjects of academic study but also in events which are happening around him/her both within and outside his/her own state or country, as well as in modem currents of thoughts and in new discoveries which should rouse the curiosity of well educated youth.
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