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    Give the detailed paper pattern that will be followed in UPSC prelims exam 2013?

    What paper pattern will be followed in UPSC prelims exam 2013?
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    Re: Give the detailed paper pattern that will be followed in UPSC prelims exam 2013?

    The detailed paper pattern that will be followed in UPSC prelims exam 2013
    PAPER-I : General Ability and Intelligence

    (The questions in this paper will be of Objective - Multiple Answers Type - in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.)

    Max. Marks : 250

    PAPER-II : Essay, Précis writing and comprehension

    (In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Précis Writing and Comprehension Components will be English only.)

    Max. Marks: 150 Marks

    PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL STANDARDS TEST

    To be conducted only of candidates who qualify the written examination.

    Interview for Personality Test : 200 Marks


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    Re: Give the detailed paper pattern that will be followed in UPSC prelims exam 2013?

    Dear friend,

    Upsc has changed its prelims pattern from the year 2011 onwards.now the optional papers have been removed from the prelims level.

    now you have to appear in two papers.paper 1 will have general studies and paper 2 will be an aptitude test.

    you hav to appear in both the exams in the same day.

    the following is the ayllabus and you have to prepare for each topic thoroughly.

    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.

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

    Note -
    Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
    The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.

    prepare all the topics.

    all the best

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    Re: Give the detailed paper pattern that will be followed in UPSC prelims exam 2013?

    upsc civil services examination is carried out in two phases namely
    PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION and
    MAINS EXAMINATION

    for the preparation of this examination the aspirant should be sure about
    the pattern of the examination for a better score in the examination.
    as you have asked for the examination pattern of the PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION.
    for the 2013 civil services examination
    there is no change in the pattern of the preliminary examination till now.
    so now for the preliminary examination
    the aspirant has to go through two papersPaper I : 200 Marks
    Economic and Social Development -
    Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives,

    General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change, General Science

    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

    Paper II: 200 marks

    Comprehension,
    Interpersonal skills including communication skills,
    Logical reasoning and analytical ability,
    Decision-making and problem solving,
    General mental ability,
    Basic numeracy ,
    English language comprehension .

    this will be all for the preliminary examination.
    clearing the preliminary examination you will be called for the MAINS EXAMINATION

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    Re: Give the detailed paper pattern that will be followed in UPSC prelims exam 2013?

    Dear Guest,
    The UPSC civil service preliminary examination known as CSAT(civil service aptitude test) for the year 2013 will have two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each and of two hours duration each. All questions are of objective type. The marks scored in the CSAT 2013 will be used for determining qualified candidates for the Civil Services (Mains) Exam 2012 only. The CSAT 2013score (marks) will NOT be carried overto the next stage (Civil Services Mains Exam 2013)
    UPSC CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test ) has two papers
    Papers I tests the General Awaress.

    Paper II tests Logical Resoning skills/Decision making skills/problem solving skills/Communication skills/mental ability/analytical ability/Comprehension skills/numerical aptitude/Data interpretation/English Language Comprehension skills.
    I hope the above information will definitely help you .


    THANK YOU.

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