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    What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    hello
    can any one please guide me for portion or syllabus to be studeid for UPSC prelims exams?

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    In preliminary exam there are two exam

    1.CSAT(history, English,G.K,current affairs, Geo,maths, chemistry,physics,bio)

    It include all the mention subjects they all have different weight age as announce in the notification every time.

    2.General studies

    Main exam only for the selected who crack preliminary exam

    1.Any Indian language
    2.English
    3.Two optional subject as choose by you while filling up the form.
    4.Interview

    The notification for civil service exam conduct at www.upsc.gov.in and also in employment news paper.



    so my advices is

    1.choose two optionals carefully & start improving writing in them, do practice to write answers in essay manners in particularily these two subjects atleast.
    2. learn NCERT BOOKS FROM class III to XII,fro the general studies.
    3.start reading two good level competitive magazines like compeptition success review,prtiyogita darpan,frontline for the current affairs.
    4.purchase a good ATLAS,learn it heartly.
    5.order correspondance study material (though it is optional upto you)

    If you do able to complete above things then surely you will got the oppurtunity to succeed, good luck.

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    Dear,

    you do not mention the optional subject which you required in the mains exams.

    no mention the degree stream.

    now i tell you the general studies for the preliminary exam

    history, pol sci. science. geography, reasoning, mental ability, current general knowledge, English etc

    for the general study you read the NCERT books

    best of luck for the exam

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    UPSC Prelims Exam Syllabus 2012

    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).

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    Dear pal,
    • The selection process for the Indian Administrative service include Common Aptitude Test followed by Main Test and personnel interview
    • The common aptitude test includes two successive test which includes Objective paper with a maximum mark of 400. The question is available in English and Hindi.
    • The aspirant selected for the next main round is about one- twelveth to thirteen of the total vacancies that is available. The marks secured in aptitude is not included for the final round.
    • The syllabus for the exam are Current scenario in national and international level, history of indian and national movement, Indian Geography, social, economics, Indian Constitution, politics, economics and social development, general issues in biodiversity, environmental issues for the paper one.
    • The syllabus for the paper two are general mental ability, comprehension, interpersonel skill, communication skill, logical reasoning, decision making and problem solving,basic numeracy, data interpretation, english

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    UPSC Prelims exam is divided into two papers and both papers are objective type questions . Each paper consist of 200 marks and duration of each paper is 2 hrs .

    UPSC prelims consist of lot topics are :-

    Paper - I :-


    Current Events , History of India , Indian and World Geography , Indian Polity and Governance , Economic and Social Development , General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change , General Science .


    Paper - II :-


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


    This year prelims examination was already completed next announcement will be in the month of Feb or Mar in the official website of UPSC as well as employment news papers and other leading news papers also .

    UPSC Exam Qualification :-

    Completed graduate degree with any desire subject of recognized University or equivalent qualification and final year of degree course may also eligible to apply for this examination . No specific marks required for this examination .

    Age should lies be between 21 years and 30 years as on 1st august of the year of examination and Upper age limits is applicable for SC/ST/OBC and other reserved categories.

    Number of attempts :- 4 attempts for Gen , 7 attempts for OBC , No limits .

    Official website :- www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hello
    can any one please guide me for portion or syllabus to be studeid for UPSC prelims exams?

    Preliminary Examination for Union public Service Commission:-
    >>The preliminary examination now two compulsory paper's of 200 mark's each paper have two hour's duration.


    Paper I:-(200 marks) Duration(2 hours)
    >>Current events of national and international importance
    >>Indian and world Geography
    >>History of india and indian National Movement
    >>Indian polity and Governance and constitution,political system,Panchayati Raj,public policy,Right Issues ,Etc.....
    >>Economic and Social Development
    >>General Issues on Environmental Ecology
    >>General Science


    Paper II:-(200 Mark's) Duration2 hours)
    >>Comprehension
    >>Interpersonal skills including communication skills
    >>Decision making and problem solving
    >>Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    >>General Mental ability

    >>Basic Numeracy,Data interpretation.

    You want More Details please Go here:-http://www.Upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    UPSC Prelims Exam Syllabus 2012

    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).

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    the UPSC preliminary examination consists of two different papers of 2 hours each, detailed syllabi for which is as mentioned below:
    Paper I-200 marks-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-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).

    all the best.

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    Dear friends,
    In preliminary exam there are two exam

    1.CSAT(history, English,G.K,current affairs, Geo,maths, chemistry,physics,bio)

    It include all the mention subjects they all have different weight age as announce in the notification every time.

    2.General studies

    Main exam only for the selected who crack preliminary exam

    1.Any Indian language
    2.English
    3.Two optional subject as choose by you while filling up the form.
    4.Interview

    The notification for civil service exam conduct at www.upsc.gov.in and also in employment news paper.



    so my advices is

    1.choose two optionals carefully & start improving writing in them, do practice to write answers in essay manners in particularily these two subjects.
    2. learn NCERT BOOKS FROM class ix to xii, for the general studies.
    3.start reading two good level competitive magazines like compeptition success review,prtiyogita darpan, partiyogita spectrum, partiyogita kiran,frontline etc for the current affairs.
    4.purchase a good ATLAS, learn it heartly.
    5.order correspondance study material (though it is optional upto you)

    If you do able to complete above things then surely you will got the oppurtunity to succeed, good luck.

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    Hi,you do not mention the optional subject which you required in the mains exams.no mention the degree stream.now i tell you the general studies for the preliminary examhistory, pol sci. science. geography, reasoning, mental ability, current general knowledge, English etcfor the general study you read the NCERT booksbest of luck

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    Re: What syllabus should be studied for UPSC prelims exam?

    civil services exam is an important exam for which you have to study very carefully .
    the best way for its preparation is to go with the syllabus of upsc for this exam.

    the syllabus for the upsc civil services PRELIMINARY EXAM is

    for Paper I
    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

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



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