Civil Services Examination Law (Paper II) Papers


Civil Services Examination is held every year in two stages. The prelims are held in the May-June and the main examination in September-October. The preliminary examination is a screening test. Those who clear the prelims can it for the mains. Students have to choose one optional subject for the prelims and two for the mains. Law is one of the optional subjects in the exam. This subject is almost exclusively for students coming form law background. The syllabus of the exam follows the standard syllabus of graduation level. In the prelims of the exam the question paper is of 300 marks. There are 150 questions in the paper, each carrying two marks. The time given for the exam is two hours. The pattern of the paper II of the subject in the main examination is given here.

The main examination is of three hours duration. The total marks carried are 300. All the questions are of equal marks, with the number of questions to be answered being 5. There are two sections in the question paper. Each section has eight questions. Questions 1 and 5 are compulsory and three more questions have to be answered. Students have to answer at least one question from each of the sections for these three answers. The 60 marks of each question can be expected to be distributed into the parts in which the question is divided. The first question is of writing notes, usually.

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    kumar rohit:

    can an engineering graduate opt for optional as law in civil service if he likes to have it in either prelims/mains?

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    kumar rohit:

    can an engineering graduate can opt for law as optional paper in optional (prelims+mains) if he wants?