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IAS Preliminary & Mains Exam Syllabus
In the below section of this page, we are giving IAS Syllabus 2016 for Preliminary exam and main exam. Preliminary Exam consist 2 papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2.
IAS Preliminary Exam
History of India and Indian national movement
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization General Science.
Indian and world geography- Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
Indian politics and governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Current events of national and international importance
Economic and social development Ecology- – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Interpersonal skills including communication skills
General mental ability
English language comprehension skills
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level).
IAS Main Exam
in the beneath segment of this page, we are providing IAS Syllabus for main exam. Main examination consist 2 paper i.e. paper A and paper B. In paper A, there are 2 parts and In Paper B there is 7 parts.
Paper I: Any Indian Language
In this, candidates have to choose one language from Languages which included in Eighth Schedule of Constitution. This exam is not compulsory for candidates who are from States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.
Paper II: English
Purpose of this paper is to test candidate’s skills to read and understand serious discursive prose, and to express his thoughts correctly, in English and concerned Indian Language.
Pattern of questions would be mostly as follows:-
Comprehension of given passages
Usage and Vocabulary
|III||Essay||Candidates will require writing an essay on a specific topic. Choice of subjects will be given. They will be expected to keep closely to topic of essay to assemble their ideas in orderly and to write in brief.|
|IV||General Studies 1||
|V||General Studies 2||
|VI||General Studies 3||
|VII||General Studies 4||
|VIII and IX||Optional 1 (Of your choice)/ Optional 2 (Of your choice)||
Important Notice: For paper VIII and IX, Candidates can select any ONE optional subject from amongst list of subjects provided above.
IAS Exam Pattern
In beneath segment of this page, you can check examination pattern of Indian Administrative Service Exam. According to this paper pattern you can know about the weightage of subject.
IAS exam is divided into in three parts.
Main exam (written and interview)
a) Preliminary Exam:
|I||General Studies||200 marks||2 hours|
|II||Aptitude Skills||200 marks||2 hours|
b) Main Exam:
|I||One Of The Indian Languages Chosen From The Prescribed List||300|
|IV/V/VI/VII||General Studies (250 Marks For Each Paper)||1000|
|VIII & IX||Optional Subject 1||500|
|Total Marks For Written Examination||1750|
c) Interview Test:
Aspirants who will qualify both Preliminary and Main exam will be called for Interview. Interview test will be of 275 marks.
IAS Eligibility Criteria
IAS Eligibility Criteria Indian Administrative Services (IAS) is considered one of the most prestigious government jobs and thousands of people apply for it but only few of them get selected. IAS Eligibility Criteria and age limit for SC/ST/OBC/General Candidate is mentioned below. IAS Exam is one of the toughest exams and conducted every year by Union Public Service Commission. The exam pattern generally includes preliminary test followed by mains and final interview. For all latest updates related to IAS Eligibility Criteria 2016, you may visit our web portal which is www.shanmugamiasacademy.in
IAS Examination is a common gateway to various government posts and candidates can approach various government jobs with scores secured in IAS Examination. Candidates are encouraged to do their duties under government, since the government related job will be the nature of designation of any given with Consideration of IAS Examination results.
Name of the Organization:
Union Public Service Commission
Age Limitation & Number of Attempts;
|SC/ST||32+5=37||As many as upto age limt|
(Blind, Deaf-mute, Orthopedic)
|32+10=42||if general then 9
OBC then 9
SC/ST- then upto age limt
|J&K domicile||if general then 32+5=37
OBC then 32+5+3=40
SC/ST then 32+5+5=42
PH then 32+5+10=50
|depending on above categories viz.Gen, OBC, SC/ST, Disabled|
|Disabled serviceman discharged from duty||if general then 32+3=35
OBC then 32+3+3=38
SC/ST then 32+3+5=40
|Ex-serviceman with five years duty* specific condition on page2 of notification||if general then 32+5=37
OBC then 32+5+3=40
SC/ST then 32+5+5=42
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