HOW TO PREPARE

An individual preparing for Civil Services examination is required to pass through 3 stages known as Prelims, Mains & Interview. However, its preparation starts in reversal order. An aspirant is required to prepare first for mains syllabus to acquire detailed knowledge of subject & then prepare for the Prelims by revising his subjects on regular basis. There are few subjects common in Prelims as well as Mains. Therefore identify such subjects & prepare accordingly.

STAGE I PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION (400 MARKS)

Objective Type

G.S Paper I – (100×2 Marks) G.S Paper II (CSAT-Civil Service Aptitude Test) – (80×2.5 Marks)
Subjects Subjects
History English Comprehension
Geography Maths ( Xth level )
Economics Data Interpretation
Indian Constitution Logical Reasoning
Environmental & Ecology
General Science
Current Affairs

STAGE II MAINS EXAMINATION (1750 MARKS)

(It consists of 9 descriptive papers)

Qualifying Paper -> (i) English (Compulsory) – 300marks
Qualifying Paper ->(ii) Modern Indian Language – 300 marks (e.g Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Tamil etc)

(iii) Essay paper (multiple essay) – 250 marks
Consist of 2 Essay – 125 marks each

General Studies (250 x 4 = 1000 M)
(iv) General Studies I : History, Geography, Social Issues
(v) General Studies II : Polity, Constitution & Governance , International Relation , Social Justice
(vi) General Studies III : Economics, Science & Tech, Environment & Ecology, Security & Disaster Management.
(vii) General Studies IV : Ethics, Integrity, Aptitude

Optional (250 x 2 = 500 M)
(viii) Paper I
(ix) Paper II

(List of Subject to choose from below)

Agriculture Management
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Mathematics
Anthropology Mechanical Engineering
Botany Medical Science
Chemistry Philosophy
Civil Engineering Physics
Commerce & Accountancy Political Science & International Relations
Economics Psychology
Electrical Engineering Public Administration
Geography Sociology
Geology Statistics
Zoology Law
History

 

STAGE III

Interview/Personality Test (275 marks)

It’s a test of Individual Personality rather than knowledge. The Interview board wants to test the opinion/view point and approach of the candidate towards governance, Economic aspects, Social aspects and political aspects of the country therefore they also check the common sense of the candidate by asking surprising questions.

Total – 2025 marks