Here you can find the exam plan for Combined state/upper subordinate services examination-2012. Read it carefully and upgrade your preparation for this exam accordingly.The competitive examination comprises three successive stages viz :- 1-Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choice). 2-Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e.Written examination). 3-Viva- Voce (Personality Test).
The Preliminary examination will consist of two compulsory papers of which answer sheet be on OMR sheets. The syllabus is mentioned in Appendix-IV of this advertisement.The papers shall be 200 marks each and of two hours durations. Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choice in which there shall be 150-150 questions. The timing of paper I will be from 9.30 to 11.30 A.M. and paper II from 2.30 to 4.30 P.M.
SUBJECTS FOR THE MAIN (WRITTEN) EXAMINIATION : The Written examiniation will consist of the following compulsory and optional subjects.The syllabus whereof is mentioned in Appendix-V of this advertisment.The candidates have to select any two subjects from the list of optional subjects for main examination. Each optional subject will consist of two papers.
(A) COMPULSORY SUBJECTS
1. Gereral Hindi 150 marks
2. Essay 150 marks
3. General Studies (i-Paper) 200 marks
4. General Studies (ii-Paper) 200 marks
General studies paper - I & Paper - II : Shall be objective type containing 150 questions and for solving the questions two hours time is allowed. For other compulsory and optional papers three hours time is allowed.Two hundred maximum marks has been allotted for each optional question paper.
Note :1. Timing of Examination Paper of 2 hours will be 9.30 am to 11.30 am and 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm. 2 .Timing of examination paper of 3 hours is 9.30 am to 12.30 am & 2 pm to 5 pm. 3 . A candidate shall be required to obtain such minimum marks in the compulsory paper of General Hindi, as may be determined by the Government or the Commission, as the case may be. There shall be Two sections in all the question papers of all Optional subjects and each section will include Four questions. Candidates are required to answer only Five questions while they must select minimum, Two question from each section.
(B) OPTIONAL SUBJECT ARE AS BELOW
Statistics & Veterinary Science
Political Science & International Relations
Comerce & Public Administration
Accountancy Defence Studies
Note: A candidate will not be allowed to offer more than one subject from the -
1. Social Work
3. Sociology Veterinary Science
2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
1. Civil Engineering
2. Mechanical Enginnering
3. Electrical Enginnering
4. Agriculture Engineering
1. English Literature
2. Hindi Literature
3. Urdu Literature
4. Arabic Litearture
5. Persian Literature
6. Sanskrit Literature
1. Political Science
2. Public Administration
2. Public Administration
(C) PERSONALITY TEST (VIVA-VOCE) TOTAL MARKS 200
The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality and general suitability for the service.