1st September 2013, 02:20 PM
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What is the syllabus for IAS prelims exam?

sir what is the syllabus for IAS prelims exam? how many q.ns will be there in prelims?
is negative marking is there? I want to start my preparation for IAS exam from now so please suggest me how to start in detail.
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29th July 2014, 08:36 PM
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Default Re: What is the syllabus for IAS prelims exam?

In case IAS, UPSC conducts the examinations comprises of three sections Preliminary Examination which covers objective type questions, Mains which is subjective type questions and personal interview questions. You need to be a graduate in regular stream for being eligible for appearing in the Indian Administrative Service exams conducted by UPSC. You are eligible to fill the form provided the university is recognized. Syllabus for IAS is:
UPSC Preliminary Examination Syllabus
Syllabus of Paper I -(200 marks) Duration

Current events of national and international importance.
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
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 for Paper II-(200 marks)

Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision making and problem solving
General mental 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)
English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
The questions will be of multiple choices, objective type.

14th January 2015, 12:42 AM
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Sir I m one dayabitice patition. Can I clear my IAS all exam or any problem to me in future?

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