Civil Services Syllabus for Preliminary Exam


The following table illustrates the detailed syllabus of preliminary exam −

Paper Syllabus
I Current events of national and international importance
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 & 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

Note: Paper II is a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33 percent.

Interpersonal skills including communications skills
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)

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