UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Syllabus 2016 Pattern Previous year papers pdf download

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UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Syllabus 2016

Congratulations for all the aspirants who strived a lot to qualify in Prelims. The preliminary test is conducted for UPSC Civil Service Notification 2016, released to fill 1047 vacancies in various Group-A posts like IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS, etc. But Mains exam is very important and candidates should cover huge syllabus and various topics. For every applicant, searching for UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Syllabus 2016 is wasting their valuable time. With this we provide you complete UPSC CS Main Exam Pattern in one article. Collect complete UPSC IAS Mains Exam Syllabus and start your preparation. The simple secret of success is forming a timetable and following it. The collection of UPSC IAS IPS Previous Papers will help the candidate to know about repeated topics in the test.

UPSC IAS Mains Exam Syllabus

UPSC known as Union Public Service Commission conducts major and important India wide examinations for interested candidates. The organisation is established on 1st October 1926. For this year, UPSC Notification 2016 is released to fill 1047 Vacancies in various fields like IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS, etc. Interested aspirants applied for it, and Preliminary examination is completed on 7th August 2016. For qualified candidates, mains examination will be conducted on 3rd December 2016. UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Syllabus 2016 declared helps the aspirants to cover all topics related to the exam. By just clicking on the link attached beneath this article, Candidates can download UPSC Civil Services Syllabus Pdf. The detailed explanation regarding UPSC CS Main Exam Pattern is explained here. The official site to get UPSC IAS IPS Previous Papers is Aspirants should submit their application for Mains before 20th October 2016. The UPSC IAS Mains Exam Syllabus for these Graduate Jobs is mainly focused on General Awareness regarding National and International events.

UPSC CS Main Exam Pattern

The Mains Exam consists of “NINE” papers. First two papers are qualifying papers. Marks scored in these papers are not considered in preparing the merit list of Aspirants. Detailed explanation related to each paper of UPSC IAS Mains Exam Syllabus can be known by just clicking on the link beneath this page. In the remaining seven papers, the first one is essay writing and conducted for 250 marks. Next four papers are related to General Knowledge, each comprising of 250 marks. After this, the candidate remains with a choice of selecting one from the remaining two papers, each of 250 marks. The written test is totally for 1,750 marks. The UPSC CS Main Exam Pattern is explained in detailed with the duration and marks separately for each section in the table at the end of this passage. Download UPSC IAS IPS Previous Papers, from and get the experience of adjusting according to the time allotted. You can get recently released UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Syllabus 2016 from link attached to this page. This year, Civil Services exam is on 3rd December 2016. For more information regarding these Latest Central Government Jobs keep viewing our site regularly. The answer key and results link will be updated in our site immediately when released by Officials.

S. No.Name of the Paper.Name of the Subject.Nature of the Paper.Duration of the Exam.Paper Language Marks.
1.Paper – A.Any Indian Language.Qualifying Nature.3 Hours.300 Marks.
2.Paper – B.English Language.3 Hours.English300 Marks.
3.Paper – I.Essay.Merit Ranking Nature.3 Hours.Hindi &


250 Marks.
4.Paper – II.General Studies – I.3 Hours.250 Marks.
5.Paper – III.General Studies – II.3 Hours.250 Marks.
6.Paper – IV.General Studies – III.3 Hours.250 Marks.
7.Paper – V.General Studies – IV.3 Hours.250 Marks.
8.Paper – VI.Optional Subject (Paper – I).3 Hours.250 Marks.
9.Paper – VII.Optional Subject (Paper – II).3 Hours.250 Marks.
Total1,750 Marks.
Interview or Personality Test.275 Marks.
Grand Total.2,025 Marks.

What Next after Civil Services Mains?

The official website to get complete details is The aspirants qualified in Mains should appear for the final round of Selection process, i.e., Interview. This is for 275 marks. By considering the complete score of the candidate, selected list is prepared by Officials. The personal interview is conducted to assess various capabilities of a candidate like Mental Ability, Personality Suitability, Social Awareness, etc. Officials will verify the candidates’ suitability in Public sector jobs and capability of handling various issues. Keep viewing our site regularly and get updates with latest information regarding these Jobs.

Important date:

Exam Date: 03.12.2016

Note: List of optional Subjects and Indian Languages along with General Studies Papers topics are clearly mentioned in the link given below.

UPSC Civil Services Syllabus Pdf

UPSC IAS IPS Previous Papers 2015

Civil Services Mains previous Question Papers 2014

Civil Services Mains DAF

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