Will UPSC Change Mains Exam Pattern for Civil Services Exam 2013?

UPSC is planning to bring some major changes in Civil Services Exam pattern, particularly in the second stage, popularly known as mains exam.

The probable changes that UPSC is likely to bring can be the removal of optional papers from Civil Service exam and introduction of compulsory papers in its place. A high power panel is studying the case of change in IAS exam syllabus, and the changes may be incorporated from 2013 mains ( may delay till 2014 too). To know more on the probable changes, read Civil Services Exam Syllabus Change.