IAS MAINS EXAM SYLLABUS – NEW PATTERN

The Main examination will comprise of seven papers in all.

 

PAPER-I: English 300 marks

(Section 1 Essay-200 Marks
Section 2 English Comprehension & English Precise-100 Marks)

PAPER-II: General Studies- I: Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society-250 Marks

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-V: General Studies- IV: Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude-250 Marks

PAPER-VI : Optional Subject Papers I 250 Marks

PAPER VII: Optional Subject Papers II 250 Marks

Personality Test (Interview)- 275 Marks