Union Public Service Commission’s & UPSC Civil Services Examination CSE Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Recently UPSC recruits the Civil Services Examination (IAS, IFS, IPS) posts so here we are publishing exam Syllabus Details.
Examination will be comprises two successive stages.
  1. Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations (Objective Type)
  2. Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview)
Paper I (GS)200 MarksCurrent 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.
Paper II (English)200 MarksComprehension, 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).
Total Time Duration of exam: 2 hours (120 Minutes)
Total Marks: 200 Marks (Each Paper I & II)
Mode of Examination Conduct: Offline OMR Based (Both English as well Hindi Language)
Selection Process : Written Examination (Pre & Main) followed by Personal Interview
PaperSubjectMaximum Marks
Paper -IIGeneral Studies-I(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and
Geography of the World and Society)
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies-II(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social
Justice and International relations)
Paper-IVGeneral Studies-III(Technology, Economic Development,
Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
Paper-VGeneral Studies-IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)250
Paper-VIOptional subject Paper-I250
Paper-VIIOptional subject Paper-II250
Sub totalWritten Test1750
Personality Test275
Grand Total2025
List of Optional Syllbi:

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary ScienceGeologyPolitical Science and International Relations
BotanyLawPublic Administration
Civil EngineeringMathematicsStatistics
Commerce and AccountancyMechanical EngineeringZoology
EconomicsMedical ScienceLiterature of any one of the following languages:Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and English.
Electrical EngineeringPhilosophy