UPSC Civils Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2018/ IAS, IPS, IRS, IFS Exam Latest Pattern

UPSC Civils Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2018:

Civil Services Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Civils Exam is the prestigious exam in India. Every year around 5 lakh aspirants test their knowledge by applying civils exam. Below we are helping you get the latest exam pattern for civils exam 2018.

UPSC Civils Exam Pattern:

This prestigious exam is carried out in 3 stages

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Interview (Personality Test)

UPSC has released Exam Schedule for the upcoming Civils Exam to be held in the year 2018. Below table gives you clear information on Exam Schedule.

Segment Date/Month of Release
Notification Date May 2018
Prelims Exam

(Objective Type)

June 2018
Prelims Exam Result August 2018
Mains Examination

(Descriptive Type)

October 2018
Mains Exam Result March 2019
Final Interview April-May 2019
Final Result May 2019

 

UPSC Civils Prelims Exam Pattern:
  • All are objective type questions
  • Contains 2 papers, General Studies Paper 1 & General Studies Paper 2
  • Each paper carries 200 marks
  • So the prelims exam is conducted for 400 marks
  • Questions are set in Hindi and English
UPSC Civils Mains Exam Pattern:
  • Mains Exam pattern is different from prelims exam
  • All are descriptive type questions
  • Mains exam has total of 9 papers and carries 1750 marks

Below table shows you the paper wise marks in mains exam

Type of Paper Subject Marks
Paper A One of the Indian languages chosen by the candidate (Qualifying) 300
Paper B English Language(Qualifying) 300
Paper 1 Essay 250
Paper 2 General Studies I 250
Paper 3 General Studies II 250
Paper 4 General Studies III 250
Paper 5 General Studies IV 250
Paper 6 Optional Subject selected by the candidate 250
Paper 7 Optional Subject selected by the candidate 250
Total (Mains Examination) 1750

Interview (Personality Test):

  • Personal Interview is conducted for 275 marks
  • The aim of this round is to test the candidate’s skills towards the administrative service

For further information on UPSC Civils Examination log on to the official website www.upsc.gov.in

For latest updates on UPSC Civils visit: www.educationupdates.org

Other Useful Links:

APPSC Group 1 Exam Latest Syllabus : : Click Here to Download

APPSC Group 2 Exam Latest Syllabus : : Click Here to Download

 

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