IAS Mains - All Stuff for Civil Services Mains Exam 2016


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Dear Students,
The objective of the Civil Services (Main) Examination is to select candidates for the various A-Grade services and posts of the Union Government.
To achieve this U.P.S.C. has mentioned that the main examination is intended to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory.

So, to evaluate candidate’s this trait, the main examination will consist of written examinations on various subjects. Written examination will consist of 9 papers, which carries total 2000 marks. In Main Examination General Studies papers carries 600 marks (Two papers), along with two optional subjects which carries 600 marks each (Two papers for first & second optional subjects, total four papers), plus one Essay paper comprises 200 marks. So the total marks of the Main Exam is 2000 marks. Moreover candidates must qualify the Compulsory papers for evaluation of their Mains Optional papers, Hence Compulsory papers are qualifying in nature. The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking purpose.

General Studies Mains:

Compulsory Papers:

Essay

Optional Papers:

Other Resources:

(Time Table) UPSC Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2016

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:: Study Kits for IAS Mains Exam ::


Study Kit on Current Affairs for UPSC Mains Examination

English
  • Total 7 Booklets
Rs. 4000
Rs. 1499
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General Studies Mains
100% G.S. New Syllabus Covered (Paper I, II, III & IV)

English
  • Total 4 Booklets
  • Approx 2400+ Page
Rs. 15000
Rs. 4,999
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100% G.S. New Syllabus Covered (Paper 2, 3, 4 & 5)

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  • 2000+ से अधिक पृष्ठ
Rs. 10000
Rs. 5500
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Essay Writing Skills Improvement Programme (EWSIP)

English
  • Total 7 Booklets
  • Approx 800+ Page
Rs. 4,000
Rs. 2400
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English Grammar & Comprehension

English
  • Total 5 Booklets
  • Approx 700+ Page
Rs. 8000
Rs. 1500
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History Mains

English
  • Total 6 Booklets
  • Approx 1400+ Page
Rs. 8000
Rs. 4200
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Philosophy Mains

English
  • Total 5 Booklets
  • Approx 1000+ Page
Rs. 8000
Rs. 3999
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Sociology Mains

English
  • Total 5 Booklets
  • Approx 850+ Page
Rs. 8000
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Public Administration

English
  • Total 4 Booklets
  • Approx 1500+ Page
Rs. 8000
Rs. 3,999
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Gist of Important Articles from Indian Journal of Public Administration (Collection of Last 25 years)

English
  • Total 1 Booklet
  • Approx 250+ Page
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English
  • Total 1 Booklet
  • Approx 200+ Page
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Syllabus Strategy & Suggested Readings Previous Year Papers Practice Test Papers Scheme of Exam list of Optional Subjects Optional Papers Syllabus UPSC Experts Previous Year Papers Compulsory Syllabus Previous Year Papers (Compulsory) Essay