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IAS Syllabus 2017 in Hindi and English, Download Free Civil Service Study Material

IAS Syllabus

Syllabus is very important for any examination. Here we are providing IAS Syllabus 2017 Exam Pattern, Study Material for better preparations. Union Public Service Commission will schedule the exam to hire eligible and talented candidates for various posts.

People in tremendous number actively participating in the recruitment and they have begun their search to find Syllabus. The board has updated complete Exam Syllabus and Model Papers at the official page. Start your preparation by taking guidance of this Study Material. Candidate who wants to have a better performance in their program can download Syllabus/ Exam Pattern in PDF format on the official website or from the link given below on this page.

The Commission will select candidates through Written Test and Interview. So save Exam Pattern and prepare well besides Syllabus.  You can also get Previous Solved Papers at association official page. This data will be useful for the appellants to score high in the exam. Refer this blog entry to secure clear data with respect to Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Descriptive Information:
·         Name of the Authority:  Union Public Service Commission
·         Name of the Post: Indian Administrative Service (IAS).
·         Names of the IAS Examinations: Preliminary or CSAT or Prelims Exam, Mains Exam.
·         Level Of Examination:  National level Exam
·         Category: exam pattern/syllabus
·         Official Website: www.upsc.gov.in

Selection Procedure:
·         The Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination
·         Civil Services Main Examination (Written) and
·         A Final Interview for those who pass the Main Exam.

Prelims Exam pattern:

Paper I – General Studies
2 Hours
Paper II – Aptitude
2 Hours

Read: Check out IAS Application Form Details

Syllabus for prelims:

General Studies Paper I Syllabus
  • 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.

Aptitude Syllabus
  • Comprehension
  • 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. (will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation)
IAS Pattern of the Main Examination

Qualifying Papers
Paper A
One of the Indian languages included in the 8th Schedule to the constitution
300 marks
Paper B
300 marks
Papers to be counted for merit
Paper I
250 marks
Papers II to V
General Studies (Paper I to IV)
250 marks each
Optional Subject
Papers VI & VII
(Optional Papers I & II)
250 marks each
Grand Total (Papers I to VII)
1750 marks

IAS Main Examination syllabus


Paper 1: Any Indian Language

For this examination candidates have to choose one language from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution. This exam is not compulsory for applicants hailing from the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.

Paper 2: English

This paper is conducted to test eligibility of aspirants and to check skills of aspirants in English and Indian Language concerned. Aspirants are selected on basis of some facts like how they understand these languages and how they express their ideas clearly and correctly.

The pattern of questions would be generally as follows:-
  • Comprehension of given passages
  • Precise Writing
  • Usage and Vocabulary

Paper B:

Paper 1: Essay

Candidates may be required to write essays on multiple topics. They will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in orderly fashion and to write concisely Credit will be given for effective and exact expression.

Paper 2: General Studies 1

(Indian Heritage/ Culture, World History & Geography)
Indian culture will cover the main feature of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from olden to present times.
Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.
Post-independence consolidation and restructuring within the country

Part 3: General Studies 2

(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations)
Functions and duties of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.

Paper 4: General Studies 3

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-Diversity, Environment, Security & Disaster Management)
Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
Government Budgeting.
Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.
Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
Disaster and disaster management.
Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
Land reforms in India.

Paper 5: General Studies 4

(Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude)
Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.
Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

Paper 6 and 7: Optional 1 (Of your choice)/ Optional 2 (Of your choice)

Candidates can choose any optional from the subjects, which are given below:

List of optional subjects for Main Examination
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Literature of any one of the following languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and English.
III- Interview Test:

The number of candidates who pass the Main Exam and are called for the Interview is usually more than twice the number of likely vacancies. A total of 275 marks is allotted for the Interview.

Read: सरकारी नौकरी 2017

How to Download
·         Candidates need to visits the official website
·         On home page hit the appropriate link for Syllabus
·         New page of syllabus in pdf form will open on your screen
·         Click to download and take print out of your syllabus for future use

Note: For more information candidates may visit the official website

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