Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2011

From Civil Services Examination 2011, Preliminary Examination would consist of Paper I and Paper II.

The syllabus and pattern of the Preliminary Examination would be as under:

Paper I    (200 Marks)   Duration: Two hours

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography – Physical, social, economic geography of India and the world
  • Indian Polity and governance – constitution, political system, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development – sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on environment ecology, bio-diversity and climate change – that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science
  • Paper II   (200 Marks)   Duration: Two hours
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude etc (Class X level), Data Interpretation (Charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)
  • English Language comprehension skills (Class X level)
Last Update Monday 18th October 2010     

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