Civil Services Exam

Non‐chordata and Chordata-Classification and relationship of various phyla up to subclasses: Acoelomate and Coelomate, Protostomes and Deuterostomes, Bilateria and Radiata; Status of Protista, Parazoa, Onychophora and Hemichordata; Symmetry.

Probability-Statistical Inference-Linear Inference and Multivariate Analysis-Sampling Theory and Design of Experiments

Sociology ‐ The Discipline-Sociology as Science-Research Methods and Analysis-Sociological Thinkers

Administration Theory-Introduction-Administrative Thought-Administrative Behaviour-Organisations

Foundations of Psychology-Introduction-Methods of Psychology-Research methods-Development of Human Behaviour

Political Theory and Indian Politics-Indian Nationalism-Comparative Political Analysis and International Politics-India and the World

Mechanics of Particles-Rigid Bodies-Continuous Media-Special Relativity

History and Problems of Philosophy-Plato and Aristotle-Rationalism-Empiricism

Human Anatomy-Human Physiology-Biochemistry-Pathology-Microbiology-Pharmacology

Mechanics of Rigid Bodies-Engineering Materials-Theory of Machines-Manufacturing Process-Management

Linear Algebra-Calculus-Analytic Geometry-Ordinary Differential Equations-Dynamics and Statics-Vector Analysis-Algebra

Managerial Function and Process-Organisational Behaviour and Design-Human Resource Management-Accounting for Managers-Financial Management-Marketing Management-Quantitative Techniques in Decision‐making

Development of Urdu Language-Genres and their development-Mir Amman : Bagho-Babar

Language-Place of Telugu among Dravidian languages and its antiquity-Literature-Nannaya-Dushyanta Chritra (Adiparva 4th Canto verses 5—109)

History of Tamil Language-Literature-Devotional Literature-Recent trends in Tamil Studies-Folk literature in Tamil-Cultural Heritage of the Tamils

Origin and evolution of Sindhi language—views of different scholars-Significant linguistic features of Sindhi language

History of Santhali Language

1. Main Austric Language family, population and distribution.
2. Grammatical structure of Santhali Language.

Significant features of the grammar, with particular stress on Sanjna, Sandhi, Karaka, Samasa, Kartari and Karmani vacyas (voice usages) (to be answered in Sanskrit)

Origin of Punjabi Language; different stages of development and recent development in Punjabi Language; characteristics of Punjabi phonology and the study of its tones; classification of vowels and consonants.

History of Odia Language-Literature-Poetry-Drama-Novel-Short Story

History of the origin and development of Nepali-Fundamentals of Nepali Grammar and phonology-Santa Jnandil Das : Udaya Lahari

Language and Folk‐lore-History of Marathi Literature-Literary Criticism-Prose

Language-General characteristics of Manipuri Language-Literary History of Manipuri-Poetry and Epic

Early phase of Malayalam Language-Linguistic features-Standardisation of Malayalam-Ancient and Medieval Literature

History of Maithili Language-Literature-Poetry-Vidyapati Geet-Shati-Varna Ratnakar

History of the Konkani Language-Literature-Textual Criticism-Prose-Poetry

Genealogical relationship of the Kashmiri language: various theories-An analytical study of the short story in Kashmiri

History of Kannada Language-Poetics and Literary Criticism-Cultural History of Karnataka-Old Kannada Literature

History of Hindi Language and Nagari Lipi-History of Hindi Literature-Katha Sahitya-Drama & Theatre

History of Gujarati Language-Jaina tradition-Sudharak yug-Literary Forms-Narratives : Rasa, Akhyan and Padyavarta

William Shakespeare : King Lear and The Tempest-John Donne-John Milton-Alexander Pope-William Wordsworth-Alfred Tennyson-Henrik Ibsen-Jonathan Swift-Jane Austen

Dogri language-Linguistic boundaries of Dogri-Morphology of Dogri-Poetry-Azadi Paihle Di Dogri Kavita

Homeland, language family-Vocabulary and its sources-General introduction of Bodo folk Literature-Khonthai-Methai

The chronological track from Proto Indo-European to Bangla-Points of difference between modern and pre-modern Bangla Literature-Vaishnava Padavali

PAPER I-Language-Literary Criticism and Literary History-PAPER II-Râmâyana-Mor Jeevan Soñwaran


Constitutional and administrative-International Law-Law of Crimes-Law of Torts-Contemporary Legal Developments

Archaeological sources-Pre‐history and Proto‐history-Megalithic Cultures-Aryans and Vedic Period-Period of Mahajanapadas

General Geology-Geomorphology and Remote Sensing-Structural Geology-Paleontology-Indian Stratigraphy-Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology-Mineralogy

Geomorphology-Climatology-Oceanography-Biogeography-Environmental Geography-Perspectives in Human Geography-Economic Geography-Population and Settlement Geography

Circuit components-LTI systems-Maxwell’s equations-Analog Electronics-Digital Electronics-Energy Conversion-Power Electronics and Electric Drives-Analog Communication

Marshallian and Walrasian Approaches to Price determination-Advance Macro Economics-Money‐Banking and Finance-International Economics

Financing Accounting-Cost Accounting-Taxation-Auditing-Financial Management-Indian Financial System

Engineering Mechanics-Strength of Materials-Structural Analysis-Structural Steel Design-Fluid Mechanics

UPSC IAS IPS Interview Venue – Office of the Union Public Service Commission at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069

Download e-Admit card-Civil Service IAS/IPS Preliminary and Main exam e-Admit card can be downloaded from the website

Atomic Structure-Chemical bonding-Solid State-Gaseous State and Transport Phenomenon-Liquid State

Candidates must write the papers in their own hand-Mobile Phones Banned-Communication to the Commission

Civil Service IAS/IPS Preliminary exam Fee is Rs.100/-
Civil Service IAS/IPS Main Exam Fee is Rs.200/-


Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages-Preliminary-Main-Interview

Paper I General Studies ( Compulsory ) – 100 Questions

Objective Type – multiple choice questions – 200 Marks ( 2 Hours duration )

Civil Service Vacancies for the year 2021 is expected to be 712-Posts included in Civil Service Exam

Microbiology and Plant Pathology-Cryptogams-Phanerogams-Plant Resource Development

PAPER‐I-Meaning, Scope and development of Anthropology-The Nature of Culture-Human Genetics-PAPER‐II-Demographic profile of India

Animal Nutrition-Partitioning of food energy within the animal-Animal Physiology-Physiology of blood and its circulation

Ecology and its relevance to man-Agroecology-Advance tools for ecosystem-Soil-Water-PAPER‐2-Cell structure-Diagnosis of pests

Optional Subject Papers I & II-Agriculture-Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science-Anthropology-Botany-Chemistry-Civil Engineering

Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude-Ethics and Human Interface-Attitude-Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration

Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management

Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations-Indian Constitution

Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society-Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms

Candidates may be required to write essays on multiple topics. They will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas

Indian Languages-English-Comprehension of given passages-Precis Writing-Usage and Vocabulary-Short Essays

Preliminary Examination-Paper I-Current events-History of India-INM-Geography-Polity-Economic and Social Development-Environmental ecology-General Science-Paper II-CSAT

Nationality-Age Limits-Minimum Educational Qualification-Number of attempts-Restricted Candidates-

Indian Civil Service Preliminary Exam Date – 27th June, 2021 rescheduled to 10th October, 2021

Online Application can be filled from 4th March, 2021 to 24th March, 2021