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The Union Public Service Commission conducts the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination which is common for the candidates applying for Civil Services Examination and Indian Forest Service  Examination, and acts as a screening mechanism for selection of candidates for the Civil Services (Main) Examination and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination.

General Studies for Civil Services Preliminary Examination Paper - 1 (2014) 1st Edition

General Studies for Services Preliminary Examination 2014 (Paper - 1)

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Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 23 May, 2015
  • Last Date to Apply: 19 June, 2015
  • Exam Date: 23 August, 2015
  • Civil Services (Main): 18 December, 2015

CSAT (Prelims) Pattern

The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry maximum of 400 marks. This exam is only a screening test; the marks obtained in the prelims are only for qualifying for main exam and are not counted for determining final order of merit.

Prelims Paper Duration Questions Marks
Paper I - General Studies 2 Hours 100 200
Paper II - Aptitude 2 Hours 80 200
Total     400

In General Studies Paper - II, minimum qualifying marks is 33%. You will be selected for Mains exam based total qualifying marks of General Studies Paper - I.

Civil Services (Mains) Pattern

The pattern has changed from 2013 main examination. The new pattern is: 

# Paper Subject Marks
1 Paper A Indian Language (Qualifying) 300
2 Paper B English (Qualifying) 300
3 Paper I Essay 250
4 Paper II General Studies - I 250
5 Paper III General Studies - II 250
6 Paper IV General Studies - III 250
7 Paper V General Studies - IV 250
8 Paper VI Optional Subject Paper 1 250
9 Paper VII Optional Subject Paper 2 250
  Total   1750
    Interview (Personality Test) 275
  Grand Total   2025

Civil Services Exam Syllabus

CSAT Syllabus | General Studies Mains Syllabus | Optional Subjects Syllabus

Comments  

 
#184 shivaraj l 2015-05-27 18:42
hai i completed my graduation in BA .I don't know how to prepare the exam ,and i am from rural ,language problem also .u.p.s.c will give language choice?. please suggest me.
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#183 ravindra awathare 2015-05-27 17:02
SIR I AM NEW IN THIS EXAMINATION SO PLS GIVE ME SOME GOOD TIPS FOR STYDY HOW AND WHICH SUBJECT I HAVE TO READ GIVE SOME REFRENCE BOOK NAMES
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#182 Rani virwal 2015-05-27 16:47
sir,
i completed my graduation in computer sciences(BCA). i would like to prepare civil services. please guide me the books which will help in civil service examination in both prilims and main examinations . and suggest me how to prepare for civil services... thank you..
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#181 venkatesh paka 2015-05-27 16:01
sir,
i have completed my graduation this year.so please tell to me am eligible or not. to prepare civil services
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#180 Rajesh Rathod 2015-05-27 10:36
Sir,

I have completed my graduation in Hindi. I would like to prepare ias preliminary examination. Guide me please the book which will help me in civil service examination in preliminary.
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#179 shams Tabrez 2015-05-26 17:55
sir,
i completed my graduation in computer sciences. i would like to prepare civil services. please guide me the books which will help in civil service examination in both prilims and main examinations . and sugget me how to prepare for civil services... thank you..
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#178 madhavi madhu 2015-05-25 15:56
sir,
i completed my graduation in homoeopathic sciences. i would like to prepare civil services. please guide me the books which will help in civil service examination in both prilims and main examinations . and sugget me how to prepare for civil services... thank you..
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#177 R.naga manickam 2015-05-25 15:44
hi.sir
i'am completed in civil engineering.i want upsc exam 2015-2016.i required to a extremly job.so kindly suggest me.
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#176 sruthikandadi 2015-05-25 09:33
Sir,I completed MBA.I would like to prepare for civilexams.plea se suggest me how to prepare for that and which subjects will be helpful.
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#175 tejaswini reddy 2015-05-25 09:11
sir/madam
i completed my graduation i am preparing for UPSE preilms 2016. please suggest me books which will use for preilms. whether i should prepare for mains or prelims.
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