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 as well as in further stages of UPSC examination.
UPSC EXAM PATTERN -2018
UPSC conducts this exam in three stages. Let’s discuss each aspect of UPSC exam pattern one by one.
No. Of Papers in UPSC Prelims:
As per UPSC Exam Pattern, Stage-1 (Prelims exam) shall comprise of two compulsory papers. Both will be of 200 marks each i.e .total 400 marks. As per exam patter, all aspirants are appearing in same papers for stage one. Difference of optional selection will come in stage-two. So, clearing first stage must be made priority and time management for exam demands intelligent division of time for preparation of all stages of UPSC exam.
Type of Questions in UPSC Prelims:
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.If you have prepared your UPSC syllabus well, you can easily select correct answer out of given choice.
Duration of UPSC Prelims Paper:
The language of questions in UPSC Paper:
Other Details related UPSC Prelims Exam Pattern
Negative Marking in UPSC :
Less is more
Provision in UPSC For Low Vision Candidates:
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.
UPSC Exam Pattern for-Stage-Two
an upsc exam is also a race, a race against time. So have a solid strategy up your sleeves.