UPSC aspirants always look for exam pattern or scheme before appearing in it. This blog gives all details like,no. of papers, marking pattern, duration and type of questions asked in UPSC Preliminary Examination. These details are based on details given in UPSC notification for Preliminary Examination .
UPSC EXAM PATTERN, SCHEME AND SUBJECTS FOR PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION-2018
No. Of Papers in UPSC:
As per UPSC Exam Pattern, Prelims exam shall comprise of two compulsory papers. Both will be of 200 marks each i.e .total 400 marks.
New UPSC Exam pattern gives opportunity to guess. Just kidding.Actually, papers will comprise of objective type of questions. There will be four alternatives for the answers to each question.
Duration of UPSC Prelims Paper:
The language of UPSC Paper:
Qualifying Paper of UPSC Prelims:
Other Details related UPSC Prelims Exam Pattern
Negative Marking in UPSC :
Provision in UPSC For Low Vision Candidates:
Presence in both papers of UPSC Prelims:
SYLLABI of UPSC Prelims:
1.Indian National Movement
1.Geography: India and World (Physical, Social, Economic Geography)
1.In India Polity & Governance: Political System, Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj System, Rights, and issues related to Public Policy etc.
1.Development (Economic & Social): Poverty, Sustainable Development, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives etc.
1.General: Issues related to Environment, Biodiversity and Climate Change.
1.Interpersonal skills along with communication skills
1.Logical and analytical reasoning abilities
1.How to take decisions for efficient problem solving
1.Common mental ability
1.Relations among numbers and analysis of various types graphs for data.