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UPSC Syllabus

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UPSC Syllabus

Here in this web page our website has bring syllabus and examination pattern of some Union of Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination. Read this page carefully this will be very helpful in preparing for Union of Public Service Commission (UPSC).

UPSC examination syllabus and pattern

Union of Public Service Commission (UPSC)conducts these examinations:-
  • UPSC Geologist
  • SCRA
  • IAS
  • IPS
  • CSAT
  • NDA

The syllabus and examination pattern for each of the above exam is given below:-

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UPSC Geologist examination syllabus and examination pattern:- This examination is conducted for two category, Geological Survey of India (GSI) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB). This examination is conducted once in a year. Examination pattern of UPSC Geologist is given in the following table:-

Total Marks
General English
Geology Paper I
Geology Paper II
Geology Paper III

Geology Paper-1 syllabus:

Geo-morphology and Remote Sensing:

  • Structural Geology
  • Geo-tectonics
  • Stratigraphy
  • Paleontology

Geology Paper-2 syllabus:

  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Sedimentology
  • Geochemistry
  • Environmental Geology

Geology Paper-3 syllabus:

  • Indian Mineral Deposits and Mineral Economics
  • Ore Genesis
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Geology of Fuels
  • Engineering Geology


  • Origin Occurrence and Distribution of Water
  • Well Hydraulics and Well Design
  • Groundwater Chemistry
  • Ground Water Exploration
  • Ground Water Problems and Management

SCRA examination syllabus and pattern:- There will be three sections in the question paper of SCRA. Those sections are
  • Ability test
  • Physical science
  • Mathematics

Ability test:

  • General Knowledge
  • English
  • Psychological Test

Physical science:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry


  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry (two dimensions)
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus and Differential equations
  • Vectors and its applications
  • Statistics and probability

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IAS syllabus and examination pattern:- There will be two examinations for selection in IAS, preliminary and mains. Syllabus for each examination is given below:

Preliminary exam:- Preliminary examination is divided into two papers- Paper 1 and 2.

Paper 1 syllabus:

Current affairs:

  • Current events (national and international)
  • Indian History and National movement
  • Economic and social development
  • Indian Polity and governance
  • General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate changes
  • General Science
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Sports and Economy

While in Paper-2 questions will be based on General Aptitude.

Mains examination:

  • Questions in this examination will be based on
  • Economics
  • Botany
  • General Studies
  • Public Administration
  • Geography
  • Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Math
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Commerce & Accounts
  • Philosophy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Statistics
  • Essay
  • Psychology

IPS examination syllabus and pattern of question paper:- There will be total nine papers in IPS examination. Subject for each examination is given below:-

Language examination
General English
General studies
Optional subject
Details of IPS examination pattern:

Paper I
200 Marks
2 Hours
Paper II
200 Marks
2 Hours
Paper III
200 Marks
3 Hours
Paper IV
200 Marks
3 Hours
Paper V
200 Marks
3 Hours
Paper-1 and 2 will be of objective type. Paper-3, 4 and 5 will of descriptive type.

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