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IAS Pre Examination

  • Preliminary Examination Paper - I
  • Preliminary Examination Paper - II

IAS Mains Examination

The written examination will consist of the following papers:

Paper‐I 

Section 1

  • Essay 250 Marks

Section 1

  • English Comprehension & English Précis (Xth Standard) 100 Marks

Paper‐II

  • General Studies - I 250Marks
    (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

Paper‐III

  • General Studies –II 250 Marks
    (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

Paper‐IV

  • General Studies –III 250 Marks
    (Technology, Economic Development, Bio‐diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

Paper‐V

  • General Studies –IV 250Marks
    (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

Paper‐VI

  • Optional Subject – Paper 1 250Marks

Paper‐VII

  • Optional Subject – Paper 2 250 Marks

Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks

Personality Test 275 Marks

Grand Total 2025 Marks

Optional Papers:

  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Assamese
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • French
  • Geology
  • Gujarati
  • Kannada
  • Konkani
  • Law
  • Manipuri
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Science
  • Nepali
  • Pali
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Punjabi
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Tamil
  • Urdu
  • Zoology
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Botany
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • German
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Kashmiri
  • Malayalam
  • Management
  • Marathi
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Oriya
  • Persian
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Public Administration
  • Russian
  • Sindhi
  • Statistics
  • Telugu

 


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