Scheme and subjects for the Preliminary and Main Examinations . A. Preliminary Examination
The Examination shall comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.
Part-A Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) Duration : Two
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 specialisation
Paper II- (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision-making and problemsolving
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).
Note 1 : Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class
X level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
Note 2 : The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.
Note 3: It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the Papers of
Civil Services (Prelim) Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he/she does not appear in both the
papers of Civil Services (Prelim) Examination.
Posted by Akash Pandey | Sunday, 1 June 2014 | 9:19:00 pm