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UPSC IAS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019


UPSC IAS Exam Syllabus

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Syllabus Detail

History of India and Indian National Movements and Freedom Struggle

Ancient History of India

Medieval History of India

Modern History from 1857 to 1960


Geography of India

Concepts of Geography

Physical Geography

Human Geography

Economic Geography


Indian Polity and Governance issues

Union and State Executives

Federalism in India


Indian Economy and Social Development

Basic Principles of Indian Economy

Government Schemes

Social Development through Economic Empowerment


Principles of Environment and Ecology

General Principles

Climate Summits and Conferences


Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Technology

Core Principles

Latest Technologies


It covers all the events of National and International Importance

Current Affairs and its Various Dimensions

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UPSC Mains 2019 starts from 20 September: Important Topics of General Studies I Paper

Sep 13, 2019
UPSC Mains 2019 Exams begin from 20 September and will go on till 29 September 2019. Check here expected topics from Mains Paper-II - General Studies - I (History, Polity & Geography) section along with the Mains Exam Pattern.

UPSC Civil Services Main 2019 Exam: Know how to fill Detailed Application Form

Jul 16, 2019
UPSC Prelims 2019 Result has been released at upsc.gov.in. Candidates, who are going to appear for the UPSC (IAS) Mains paper, check here how to fill the Detailed Application Form (DAF), which is very crucial for UPSC Interview round.

UPSC IAS Mains 2019: Updated Current Affairs Topics for Mains exam

Jun 24, 2019
Most Important topics for IAS Mains 2019: Here are some of the most important Current Affairs Topics that can be expected in the UPSC IAS Mains 2019 examination. Check here the complete list of topics that need your attention to crack the IAS examination.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2019: Expected Cut Off Marks GS Paper-I & CSAT Minimum Qualifying Marks

Jun 17, 2019
Expected Cut Off marks IAS Prelims 2019: In this article, we are going to provide you a guesstimate of UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam Cut-Off marks which will be required for qualifying for the IAS Mains Exam 2019. So, let’s have a look at the Expected Cut-Off Marks for UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam held on 2nd June 2019.

UPSC IAS Prelims Question Paper GS (Paper-1) 2019 with Answer Key & Explanations | Download PDF

Jun 4, 2019
UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Answer Key with Explanations: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has conducted the Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2019 on 2nd June 2019. Here is the answer key of the GS question paper 1 along with the explanations. Stay tuned! Get hold of the solutions and explanations of all the questions and download PDF of the answer key!

Download UPSC IAS Prelims CSAT (GS Paper 2) Answer Key 2019 with explanation

Jun 4, 2019
UPSC IAS Prelims CSAT Answer Key 2019: Find the answers of UPSC IAS Prelims CSAT Paper-2 Exam held on 2nd June 2019 only here. In this article we will share the answers of the Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension questions that came this year in CSAT IAS Prelims Exam. The paper was conducted in offline mode in the Objective type MCQ format for 2 hours and There was 1/3rd negative marking for wrong answers.

Current Affairs questions from UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 with explanation

Jun 3, 2019
Get all the answer keys for UPSC current affairs questions for IAS Prelims GS Paper 1 2019.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis of GS Paper-I: Difficulty Level (Tough) and Good Attempts

Jun 3, 2019
UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 GS Paper-I Exam Analysis: In this article, we have shared the detailed exam analysis of UPSC IAS Prelims GS Paper-I 2019 Exam Analysis held on 2nd June 2019. As per the analysis, the difficulty level of the exam was tough and was dominated by Current Affairs, Polity and Latest Technology questions. The paper was conducted in offline mode in the Objective type MCQ format for 2 hours. There was 1/3rd negative marking for wrong answers. So, let’s look at the type of questions asked in this exam.

8 Last Minute Tips to crack UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam

May 31, 2019
In this article, you will get the best last minute tips which will help you in clearing the UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam which will be conducted in offline mode on 2nd June 2019.

UPSC IAS Syllabus 2019 Explained

May 29, 2019
In this article we have provided UPSC syllabus for IAS Exam 2019 in detail. The given IAS syllabus 2019 will be much help for the IAS aspirants preparing for IAS Exam 2019.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2019: GS Paper-I Important Current Affairs Questions

May 29, 2019
Practice Important Current Affairs Questions for IAS Prelims 2019 General Studies Paper I (GS). Are you preparing for UPSC IAS Prelims 2019? Have a look at these questions that cover sections like Current affairs, Economy, Science, Technology, Culture, Environment, and others. We have provided 40 Important Current Affairs Questions along with their answers and explanations.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2019: GS Paper-II CSAT Important Reading Comprehension Questions

May 28, 2019
Practice Important Reading Comprehension Questions for IAS Prelims 2019 GS Paper-II (CSAT). Candidates can practice and buck up their speed of solving Reading Comprehension Questions here. We have provided 8 Reading Comprehension Sets alongwith their answers and explanations.

Age Limit for IAS will not Change

Jan 24, 2019
Niti Aayog had prepared a report called Strategy for New India @75. The report was presented to the Government of India in November 2018. The report sought the guidelines for the planning for the better India. The report has one chapter dedicated to the Civil Services Reforms. Niti Aayog in its report includes a chapter for the “Civil Services Reforms”.

UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2018 Exam: One Day Left for Online Application

Mar 5, 2018
UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2018 Exam official notification has been released by the commission. The last date to apply for the examination is 06 March 2018.

UPSC Civil Services IAS Exam 2018 Complete Syllabus

Feb 7, 2018
IAS Syllabus is the guiding principle for the IAS Preparation. IAS aspirants must download and see the IAS Syllabus in detail to get better marks in IAS Results

English Literature Subject of UPSC IAS Main Exam

Oct 9, 2015
This Article shows the English Literature Syllabus for the IAS Main Exam. English Literature is not so popular subjects among the candidates but the passing percentage from this subject is very high.

UPSC IAS Main Exam : Literature Subject Tamil Syllabus

Oct 8, 2015
UPSC IAS Main Exam has provisions for the candidates that if they want to opt for the Tamil Literature as their optional subject then they can do it. We are giving here the syllabus of the Tamil Literature

UPSC IAS Main Exam : Literature Subject Bengali Syllabus

Oct 7, 2015
UPSC IAS Main Exam also provides the choice to the candidates to write their exam oin Bengali Language. Moreover the Exam also provides the option to opt for the Bengali Literature as an optional subject. This article provide detail syllabus of the Bengali Literature Subject.

UPSC IAS Main Exam : Literature Subject Telugu Syllabus

Oct 6, 2015
Telugu Literature is a one of the most attractive choice for the candidates belonging to the Andhra region. It is very much scoring as well as easy for them to understand and learn because it is their native language (in most of the cases).

UPSC IAS Main Exam : Literature Subject Maithili Syllabus

Oct 5, 2015
Maithili is becoming an attractive optional Subject in the Civil Services Main Examination. It is quite common among the candidates belonging to eastern region of India. Here we are giving the Syllabus of the Maithili Literature.

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