Civil Services Mains Exam 2013 New pattern

By | March 6, 2013

PLAN OF EXAMINATION:   The Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages

(i) Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination; and

(ii) Civil Services Main Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts

Main Examination: (Written and Interview). The candidates qualified in the Preliminary Examination are permitted for the Main Examination

The main Examination is intended to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory.

Scheme and subjects for the MAIN Examinations: The written examination will consist of the following papers

PAPER

DISCRIPTION

MARKS

Paper-I Section 1 Essay200 Marks
 Section 2 English Comprehension & English Précis (Of Matriculation/ Xth standard level)100 Marks
Paper-IIGeneral Studies–I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)250Marks
Paper-III  General Studies –II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)250 Marks
Paper-IV  General Studies –III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)250 Marks
Paper-VGeneral Studies –IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)250 Marks
Paper-VIOptional Subject – Paper 1250 Marks
Paper-VIIOptional Subject – Paper 2250 Marks
 
Sub Total (for Written test)

1800 Marks

Personality Test275 Marks
Grand Total         

2075 Marks

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