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Union Public Service Commission UPSC, is going to conduct the Civil Services written examination which is in two phases, Phase-I of Civil Service exam is Preliminary exam & Phase-II of the UPSC Civil Service is IAS Mains Exam which is held on 28th October 2017. Here we provide UPSC Civil Service IAS IPS Main Exam Syllabus 2017 along with previous years  sample paper, books ,Official PDF downloads, exam pattern etc.

UPSC Civil Service Main Exam Syllabus 2017

UPSC Union Public Service Commission is ready to conduct the main exam in the month of October. candidates who are going to attend this exam and want to get all latest information regarding UPSC IAS Exam 2017. So check out the latest syllabus and exam pattern for the better preparation and to get successful result. following is the exam pattern of UPSC IAS main exam and latest Syllabus 2017.

Those Candidates Who are going to attend this upcoming examination they have to going through the following process:

  • Written Test
  • Interview will be of 275 marks & The Grand Total 2025 Marks
  • The total mark of the written examination is 1750 Marks.

Exam Pattern:

  • The Mains Examination shall comprise of two Qualifying papers of 300 Marks Each
  •   And Time Duration of 3 Hour.

Qualifying Papers:-

Paper-A:- One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution).

Paper-B:- It will be test of English Language.

The papers on Indian languages and English (Paper A and Paper B) will be of Matriculation standard and will be of qualifying nature. The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.

30% marks in Indian Language and 25% marks in English as minimum qualifying standards in these qualifying papers. Candidates who get those qualifying marks  the papers on Essay, General Studies and Optional Subject of only such candidates will be taken cognizance.

Papers to be Counted for Merits

 Papers  Subjects  Marks  Time Duration
 Paper-I  Essay  250 Marks  3 Hours
 Paper-II General Studies-I 250 Marks  3 Hours
Paper-III  General Studies –II 250 Marks  3 Hours
 Paper-IV  General Studies –III  250 Marks  3 Hours
 Paper-V  General Studies –IV  250 Marks  3 Hours
 Paper-VI Optional Subject – Paper 1  250 Marks  3 Hours
Paper-VII Optional Subject – Paper 2  250 Marks  3 Hours


Image result for UPSC Civil Service Syllabus 2017 logoExam Syllabus:-

Paper-I:- Candidates have to write essay on Current topics.

Paper-II:-  Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society.

Paper-III: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations

Paper-IV:- Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.

Paper-V:- Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude.

Paper- VI & VII:- Questions will be asked from optional subject choose by Candidate.

Click here for previous year questions papers of UPSC civil service main exam 2016

Click here to check English literature paper I

Click here to check English literature paper II

Click here to check hindi literature paper I

Click here to check hindi literature paper II

Click here to download essay paper (Compulsory)

Click here to download English (compulsory)

Click here to check agriculture paper 

Click here to check agriculture paper II

 general studies 1

click here to check General Studies-II

Click here to check General Studies III

Click here to check General Studies –IV

Click Here To Download Full Syllabus Of all Subjects in Civil Service Main Exam

Following books will helpful in preparation of this exam:

UPSC: Civil Services Main (Public/Civil Services Values & Ethics in Public Administration)
UPSC: Civil Services Main – Indian Society (A General Overview) – IAS G.S. (New Syllabus) Main – Vol. 1
ESSAYS for Civil Services and Other Competitive Examinations
Compulsory English – Solved Papers 2001-2016 for Civil Services Examination

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