UPSC Syllabus 2011 | UPSC Civil Services (Prelim) Exam 2011 Syllabus | Civil Services Exam 2011 Syllabus | CSAT 2011 Syllabus
From Civil Service Examination 2011, Preliminary Examination would consist of two papers- Paper I and Paper II.
The syllabus and pattern of the Preliminary Examination would be as under :
(Paper 1) (200 marks) – Duration : Two hrs.
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 environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change-that donot require subject specialization
(Paper II) (200 marks) – Duration : Two hrs
Interpersonal skills including communication skills
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision making and problem solving
General mental ability
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. –Class X level)
English language comprehension skills (Class X level)
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