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UPSC

Exam Pattern

a) Preliminary Exam:

Paper Subjects Total Marks Duration
I General Studies 200 marks (100 questions) 2 hours
II CSAT

200 marks (80questions)

It is of qualifying nature(have to get 33% of total marks for qualification)

2 hours

b) Main Exam:

Papers Topics Total Marks
PAPER A One Of The Indian Languages Chosen From The Prescribed List 300
PAPER B English 300
  Essay 250
  General Studies I-IV (250 Marks For Each Paper) 1000
  Optional Subject I & II 500
Total Marks For Written Examination 1750

c) Interview Test: Aspirants who will qualify both Preliminary and Main exam will be called for Interview. Interview test will be of 275 marks.