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IAS Prelims 2014:Syllabus


The UPSC has released the Exam Calendar for 2014.The IAS Preliminary Test will be conducted on 24 August 2014. There has not been any shift in the pattern and syllabus of exam is announced by the UPSC hence by and large the syllabus will be same as of IAS Preliminary Testy 2013. We are providing the syllabus of the previous year as there is no change in that.

The UPSC has not notified any syllabus but we are anticipating no change in the existing syllabus and hence providing the same to the candidates so that they should not wait for the notification and start the preparation now. To help them and prepare them we are taking each and every aspect of the exam step by step.

Syllabus of the IAS Preliminary Examination

The Examination shall comprise two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.

General Studies Paper I - (200 marks) Duration: Two hours

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.

General Science Paper II- (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
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).

By:hemant | On:15-APR-2014 11:22:20

Sir mujhe pichhale 5 saal ka PSC Question paper chahiye

By:AVNEESH KUMAR | On:08-APR-2014 16:18:37

Dear Sir i want to become an IAS officer so how can i start my preparation for this exams sir please provide me A GOOD solution..

By:RATHOD UMESH | On:31-MAR-2014 17:07:00

sir, i will became an ias so that sir i should be take a opstional subjects of maths? please, sir tell me that questions answer to my above email id

By:urja | On:30-MAR-2014 00:25:43

I m studying in 11th and I want to become an IAS officer how should I prepare for it.?

By:tridev kumar | On:27-MAR-2014 22:43:23

sir, mai ias officer banna chata hu or mai bsc 2nd year ka student hu

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