UPSC 2013 Notification : Civil Services Mains Pattern Changed

UPSC Civil Services 2013 Notification is out! There are a bunch of changes this time; The preliminary exam is combined with IFS (Indian Forest Service) while the weightage of General Studies is increased to 1000 marks out of 2075.

Mains Syllabus Chains in UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013

The written examination will consist of the following papers:
Section 1 Essay 200 Marks
Section 2 English Comprehension  & English Précis 100 Marks
(Of Matriculation/ Xth standard level)
General Studies–I 250 Marks
(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
General Studies –II 250 Marks
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
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) 1800 Marks
Personality Test 275 Marks.
Grand Total 2075 Marks

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