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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.


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.















Animal Husbandry

Statistics & Veterinary Science


Political Science & International Relations


Social Work


Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

English Lit.

Urdu Lit.

Arabic Lit.

Hindi Lit.

Persian Lit.

Sanskrit Lit.

Comerce & Public Administration

Agricultural Eniginnering

Accountancy Defence Studies

Note: A candidate will not be allowed to offer more than one subject from the -

Group ‘A’

1. Social Work

2. Anthropology

3. Sociology Veterinary Science

Group ‘B’

1. Mathematics

2. Statistics

Group ‘C’

1. Agriculture

2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

Group ‘D’

1. Civil Engineering

2. Mechanical Enginnering

3. Electrical Enginnering

4. Agriculture Engineering

Group ‘E’

1. English Literature

2. Hindi Literature 

3. Urdu Literature

4. Arabic Litearture

5. Persian Literature

6. Sanskrit Literature

Group ‘F’

1. Political Science

2. Public Administration

Group ‘G’

 1. Management

 2. Public Administration


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.

For Detailed Information on UPPCS exam 2012 notification

UPSC Civil Services Exam (IAS) 2012 Notification

By:dheeraj sharma | On:07-NOV-2012 22:06:41

i wanna to know that what is last date of uppcs exam 2012-13

By:shilpa shukla | On:20-OCT-2012 01:09:44

hello sir iam shilpa shukla,plz sir plz giv me some information abt pcs exam..and how i prepair for exam,and what the process . thankyou

By:CA Diwakar Tiwari | On:21-JUL-2012 23:10:56

very good

By:RASNA GUPTA | On:12-JUL-2012 19:52:04

respected sir, i have postgraduation in biochemistry , and wants to prepare for PCS exam so please provide me information on my mail how i prepared for this exam. with regard RASNA GUPTA

By:Mekarram Ali | On:17-JUN-2012 17:30:56

Hi, I am expecting 120 marks in ppr 1 and 140 in ppr 2, wht r my chances to get selected for mains.

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