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July 04, 2017

UPSC Syllabus 2017–2018 Updated Civil Services/IAS/NDA/CDS Syllabi

  Sarkari Niyukti       July 04, 2017

UPSC Syllabus

UPSC Syllabus 2017: Waiting for updated UPSC Syllabus?? So candidates who are preparing for Civil Services/IAS/NDA/CDS Exams shall get updated syllabus from this single page. Candidates can directly get UPSC Exams Syllabi PDF by tapping on below provided links. We have provided all new changes in Union Public Service Commission Exam Syllabus and Exam Patter. Candidates can download UPSC Syllabus 2017 through online mode from the official website of Union Public Service Commission that is

Union Public Service Commission conducts various exams like Civil Services/IAS/NDA/CDS and many more. Candidates in large number prepare for these exams and also appear for the same. Out of them only those candidates who qualify both examinations will be selected on overall performance basis. To grab more information regarding UPSC Syllabus 2017–2018 candidates may scroll down this page which is well created by the team of

UPSC Syllabus

Exam Pattern:

Union Public Service Commission 2018 Preliminary examination consists of two papers of objective type in bilingual form i.e. in both languages (Hindi & English). Each paper of Preliminary Examination is of 250 marks.
General Studies-I
General Studies –II
General Studies –III
General Studies –IV
Optional Subject – Paper 1
Optional Subject – Paper 2

Sub Total (Written test)
1750 Marks
Personality Test
  275 Marks
Grand Total  
2025 Marks
Union Public Service Commission conducts various exams like:
  • Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examination
  • Indian Forest Service Examination (IFSC)
  • Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
  • National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy Examination (NAE)
  • Combined Defence Services (CDS)
  • Combined Medical Services (CMS)
  • Geologist Examination (GE)
  • Indian Economic/ Statistical Service
  • Central Police Forces (CPF)
  • Indian Police Services (IPS)

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India’s central agency authorized to conduct the Civil Services Examination, IFS examination, Combined Defence Services examination, SCRA, CAPF, CRPF ETC. and this examination is one of the toughest. Aspirants have to prepare well for the UPSC examination. Following are the names of exam which are commenced by UPSC to recruit the aspirants in different government sectors as per requirement.

UPSC Syllabus for First Paper consists of maximum 200 marks & time duration will be 2 hours as under-
  • 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 specialization
  • General science

UPSC Syllabus for Second Paper consist maximum 200 marks & time duration will be 2 hours as under-
  • Comprehension/ Intellectual Capacity
  • Interpersonal skills as well as Communication Skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical aptitude.
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental aptitude
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. (Class 10th Standard), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data competence etc. –Class 10th Standard)
  • English language intellectual capacity skills (Class 10th Standard)
For UPSC Main Exam Syllabus

Paper No.
One of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 18 languages included in the VIIIth Schedule to the Constitution
Papers IV & V
General Studies
Papers VI, VII, VIII & IX
Any two subjects to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects

Optional Subjects:

Optional Subjects
Syllabus For Literature
Agriculture (Anatomy| Pharmacology And Hygiene)
Animal Husbandry And Veterinary Science
Civil Engineering
Commerce And Accountancy
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Science
Political Science And International Relations
Public Administration
Urdu And English.
After qualifying Civil Services Examination following are the post assigned to selected candidate:
Post name
Group name
Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service
Indian Audit and Accounts Service
Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)
Indian Defence Accounts Service
Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)
Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager and Administration)
Indian Postal Service
Indian Civil Accounts Service
Indian Railway Traffic Service
Indian Railway Accounts Service
Indian Railway Personnel Service
Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force
Indian Defence Estates Service
Indian Information Service (Junior Grade)
Indian Corporate Law Service
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service
Delhi |Andaman & Nicobar Islands | Lakshadweep |Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service
Delhi /Andaman & Nicobar Islands| Lakshadweep | Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service
Pondicherry Civil Service
Pondicherry Police Service
Indian Trade Service
'A' (Gr. III).

UPSC Exam Scheme:

Union Public Services Commission is authorized and controlled under the Government of India. UPSC conducts most important Government Sector Recruitment Exams such as IAS/IFS/IES. UPSC also conduct and organize The High level Administrative services and Examinations of India and Provide the Syllabus of Examination, like as Civil Services Examination Syllabus, National Defense Academy (NDA) Examination Syllabus,   Defense Services Examination Syllabus, Medical Services Examination Syllabus, Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) Syllabus, Indian Economic Service Syllabus Indian Statistical Service Examination Syllabus and many more Examination on State level all across the India.
Negative Marking Scheme:

UPSC follow negative marking system. According to this system if any candidate attempts wrong answer than 0.33 marks will be deducted from total marks of that candidate. And if any candidate attempts more than one answer for a single question than also he got deduction of 0.33 marks.
How to Qualify the UPSC Prelims/Mains Exam?
Candidates who wish to work with the most reputed and well known government organization then you need to study the each and every topic of syllabus to score good marks in exam. Here, we are rendering the determined newest scheme of exam and syllabus for your best preparation against recruitment exam conducting by Union Public Services Commission.

New Changes in UPSC Syllabus:
Every year huge number of aspirants participates in recruitment examination conducting by the UPSC. To crack this exam it is necessary to know about the complete UPSC Exam Pattern and Syllabus. UPSC Exam is conducted in three different Stages are as follow:
  • Preliminary Examination (Objective paper)
  • Main’s Examination (Conventional Type)
  • Interview / Oral Test
UPSC IAS Exam Civil Services Preliminary Examination Pattern:

Name of the Paper.
Name of the Subject.
Questions will be asked in medium of.
No. of Questions
Paper – I.
General Studies.
English & Hindi.
2 Hours.
Paper – II.
General Ability or Aptitude.
English & Hindi.
2 Hours.
4 Hours.

UPSC IAS Exam Civil Services Mains Examination Pattern:

S. No.
Name of the Paper.
Nature of the Paper
Medium in which Questions are asked
Paper – A.
Indian Language.
Qualifying Nature.
3 Hours
Only in English
300 Marks.
Paper – B.
English Language.
Hindi & English
300 Marks.
Paper – I.
Merit Ranking Nature.
250 Marks.
Paper – II.
General Studies – I.
250 Marks.
Paper – III.
General Studies – II.
250 Marks.
Paper – IV.
General Studies – III.
250 Marks.
Paper – V.
General Studies – IV.
250 Marks.
Paper – VI.
Optional Subject (Paper – I).
250 Marks.
Paper – VII.
Optional Subject (Paper – II).
250 Marks.
1,750 Marks.
Interview or Personality Test.
275 Marks.
Grand Total
2,025 Marks
Engineering Services Examination:
To recruit eligible and productive candidates every year Union public service commission holds Indian Engineering Services Examination. The commission wants to hire candidates for jobs of CE, ME, EE and ETE services in government sector. So interested aspirant who are preparing for the same must download UPSC ESE syllabus from this page.

NDA & NA Examination:
In April and September month Union public service commission conducts National Defence Academy and Naval Academy examination to recruit candidates in officer post in Navy army and air force. Candidates who want to enhance their career in defence sector must apply for NDA & NA Examination as UPSC NDA & NA syllabus available on this page.
Combined Defense service Examination:
Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Defense service Examination II In order to employ fascinated candidates For Indian Naval Academy, Indian Military Academy and Air Force in the month of November of every year. Those who are applying for Combined Defense service Examination must check CDS Syllabus from this page.

Civil Services Examination:
Union Public Service Commission conducts Civil Services examination in two stages that are Preliminary and Mains. To grab this opportunity various applicants have applied for this examination. Candidates first have to qualify Civil Services preliminary examination and after that Civil Services (Main) Examination for recruitment selection. Candidate must download Union Public Service Commission CS syllabus from this page to prepare better for exam.

Indian Forest Service Examination
To fill the vacant jobs in government sector union public service commission is going to conduct Indian Forest Service examination for productive and efficient job seekers. Before applying or appearing for exam, candidate must check the eligibility norms raised by the commission. If any candidate satisfies the eligibility condition then he should download Union Public Service Commission IFS syllabus from this page. 
Indian Administrative Service Examination:
Latest job opportunity!!! Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct civil service examination to provide job opportunity to capable candidates at civil services. This exam includes preliminary exam held in the month of June and mains held in the month of October. To score good marks or to give tough competition to their competitor’s candidate may download UPSC IAS syllabus for IAS examination. Selection will be done on the basis of recruitment test and interview.

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination:
To recruit eligible aspirants for Geo-Scientist, Geologist, chemist and JR. hydro Geologist posts Union Public Service Commission is organizing Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination. Candidates can Download Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam Syllabus through this page to prepare well and score good marks.
CAPF ACs Exam Examination:
To fill Assistant Commandant Posts in Central Armed Police Forces, Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct Limited Departmental Competitive Examination in the month of July. To download CAPF AC’s Syllabus candidate must go through this page and follow the steps mentioned above. Selection will be based on performance in test or interview of the candidates.
CISF AC (EXE) LDCE Examination:
Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct CISF AC (EXE) Competitive Exam to recruit eligible and captivated aspirants for the Assistant Commandant post in Central Industrial Security Forces. Contenders who are preparing for the same shall download CISF AC (EXE) LDCE syllabus from this page.

IES ISS Examination:
IES ISS Exam Notification has just released by Union Public Service Commission to recruit eligible and productive candidates in civil services. IES ISS Examination includes Indian Economic Services & Indian statistical Services examination which will be held every year in the month of May. To download UPSC IES ISS exam syllabus and to score good marks candidate must visit this page.
Combined Medical Services Examination:
Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Medical Services Examination to fill up medical officer posts in government department. Candidates applying for the same will be shortlisted through written test followed by personal interview. Firstly candidates have to appear for written exam and those who qualify written examination will be called for personal interview. Applicants can easily qualify the exam by preparing better with UPSC CMS syllabus.

SO/STENO Notification:
In the month of September Union Public Service Commission is going to hold competitive examination to recruit candidates on SO/STENO (GD-B/GD-I) posts. So candidates who want to be a part of government department shall grab this chance and prepare for the same by tapping to the above provided direct link of UPSC Syllabus.
UPSC Selection Procedure:
Union Public Service Commission has released various recruitment notifications by notifying the candidates about vacant post in different departments. Selection of the candidate is done firstly by taking into consideration the information mentioned by candidates in their application forms. After that selected candidates will have to appear for Preliminary Examination. And candidates who qualify Preliminary Examination then will have to appear for Mains Examination. Shortlisted candidates then will be called for personal interview conducted by the selection panel of the commission.
Union Public Service Commission generally conducts Civil Services Examination, Engineering Services Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, Combined Define Services Examination, National Defence Academy Examination, Naval Academy Examination, Special Class Railway Apprentice, Indian Forest Service examination, Indian Economic Service examination, Indian Statistical Service examination, Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, and Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant) examination to hire work oriented candidates. This commission is an India’s Central Agency. It recruits candidates through various modes.

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