UPPSC Upper Mains Syllabus


GENERAL STUDIES, PAPER- I

  1. History of India-Ancient, Medieval, Modern
  2. Indian National Movement and Indian Culture
  3. Population, Environment and Urbanization in Indian Context
  4. World Geography, Geography of India and its natural resources.
  5. Current events of national and international importance.
  6. Indian Agriculture, Trade and Commerce.
  7. Specific knowledge of U.P. regarding education, culture, Agriculture, Trade Commerce, The methods of living and Social Customs.

History of India and Indian culture will cover the broad history of the country from about the middle of the nineteenth century and would also include questions on Gandhi, Tagore and Nehru. The part on current events of national and international importance will include questions also on sports and games.

GENERAL STUDIES, PAPER – II

  1. Indian Polity,
  2. Indian Economy
  3. General Science (Role of Science and technology in the development of India including science in every day life)
  4. General Mental ability.
  5. Statistical Analysis, Graphs and Diagrams.

The part relating to the Indian polity will include questions on the political system in India and Indian constitution.
The Indian economy will cover broad features of economic policy in India.
The part relating to role and impact of science and technology in the development of India, questions will be asked to test the candidates awareness in this field; emphasis will be on the applied aspects.
The part relating to statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams will include exercise to test the candidate’s ability to draw common sense conclusions from information presented in statistical graphical or diagrammatic form and to point out deficiencies limitation or inconsistencies there in.

ESSAY

There will be three sections in the question paper of Essay. Candidates will have to select one topic from each section and they are required to write essay in 700 words on each topic. In the three sections, topics of essay will be based on following sphere:

Section A

  1. Literature and Culture.
  2. Social sphere.
  3. Political sphere.

Section B

  1. Science, Environment and Technology.
  2. Economic Sphere.
  3. Agriculture, Industry and Trade.

Section C

  1. National and International Events.
  2. Natural Calamities, Land slide, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought etc.
  3. National Development programmes and projects.

सामान्य हिंदी

  1. दिए हुए गद्य खंड का अवबोध ऐवं प्रश्नोत्तर |
  2. संक्षेपण |
  3. सरकारी ऐवं अर्धसरकारी पत्र लेखन, तार लेखन, कार्यालय आदेश, अधिसूचना, परिपत्र |
  4. शब्द ज्ञान ऐवं प्रयोग |
    1. उपसर्ग ऐवं प्रत्यय प्रयोग,
    2. विलोम शब्द,
    3. वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द,
    4. वर्तनी ऐवं वाक्य शुद्धि,
  5. लोकोक्ति ऐवं मुहावरे |

OPTIONAL SUBJECT

Candidates need to select two optional subjects from the below list.

List of optional subjects

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce & Accountancy
  • Defence Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science & International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Arabic Literature
  • English Literature
  • Hindi Literature
  • Persian Literature
  • Sanskrit Literature
  • Urdu Literature

Note : A candidate will not be allowed to choose more than one subject from the following groups

Group ‘A’

  • Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Group ‘B’

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Group ‘C’

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

Group ‘D’

  • Agriculture Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Group ‘E’

  • Arabic Literature
  • English Literature
  • Hindi Literature
  • Persian Literature
  • Sanskrit Literature
  • Urdu Literature

Group ‘F’

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Public Administration

Group ‘G’

  • Management
  • Public Administration

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References :
http://uppsc.up.nic.in

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