(BREAKING NEWS) UPSC Declares Official Syllabus for Civil Services (Prelim) Exam 2011 which includes CSAT.


Syllabus for 2011 UPSC Aptitude Test for Prelims

From Civil Service Examination 2011, Preliminary Examination would consist of two papers- Paper I and Paper II. The syllabus and pattern of the Preliminary Examination would be as under:

(Paper 1) (200 marks) - Duration : Two hrs.

  • 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  donot require subject specialization
  • General science.

(Paper II) (200 marks) – Duration : Two hrs

  • 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)

Courtesy: Union Public Service Commission - UPSC


Thanks real time starts now very appropriate syllabus for civil service nice

Happy with syllabus it is appropriate to civil service

d syllabus is befitting 2 dat of a civil service aspirant

Hello sir the information is not yet updated on www.upsc.gov.in the syllabus is final or not thanks

@amoghpankaj see official release by Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions: http://persmin.gov.in/WriteReadData/SV/13018_4_2008-AIS-1.pdf


This syllabus has the uniqueness for all the aspirants. I thankful designed for this syllabus..

really nice.candidates with both science and non science background can cover it.candidates can also apper for other exams like bank po etc by preparing this syllabus and thus can utilise their time eficiently.

I'm happy with the new syllabus

Thanks for the New Syllabi. This is a perfect fit to current competition. However, can somebody please tell me if Prelims will NOT have any Optional subjects here after. Thanks in advance for the information.

this syllabus is very good ..thanks to upsc