IAS Mains Syllabus

For candidates who have cleared IAS prelims, the next step is to appear in IAS Mains Exam. Your IAS Prelims syllabus will be helpful for IAS Mains Syllabus too. The IAS main exam pattern includes nine papers of conventional or essay type, in which two are qualifying. They count marks of seven. For the upgraded syllabus, it will be better to stay in touch with experts. Himalai IAS Classes is well-aware of the importance of upgraded IAS Prelim syllabus. As a Best IAS Coaching in Bangalore, We offer you a complete syllabus and guide you at every step. 

IAS Mains Exam Pattern

IAS Main examination consisting of 9 papers of conventional (essay) type, in which two papers are qualifying and only marks of seven are counted
1. Language Papers
2. Essay writing
3. General studies 1
4. General studies 2
5. General studies 3
6. General studies 4
7. Optional subject Paper 1
8. Optional subject Paper 2

IAS Mains Language papers

These papers are meant for testing the verbal and writing skills of Indian and English language which are not counted for final ranking but compulsory for qualifying.

IAS Mains are Descriptive Written exam

IAS Mains are Descriptive Written exam

UPSC Mains Syllabus

We understand well the importance of the UPSC mains syllabus and offer you the right syllabus. We provide you details about different categories of the examination papers.

Language papers
Paper 1 Any Indian Languages
Paper 2 – English

Qualifying Indian Language and English Syllabus
(i) Comprehension of given passages.
(ii) Precis Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary.
(iv) Short Essay
(v) Translation from English to the Indian language and vice‐versa.

Essay Writing
General Studies‐I: Indian Heritage and Culture, History, and Geography of the World and Society.
General Studies- II Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations:
General Studies- III Science and Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management:
General Studies- IV Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude:
List of Optional subjects

In this way, you can prepare to achieve success and clear your dream exam successfully with the help of Best IAS Coaching in Bangalore. Our main motive is to help candidates prepare in a planned way and secure their ways for success. 

Course Details

  • Full fledged online and offline classes for GS 1, 2, 3 Ethics, essay and optional subjects
  • 100 Written test series Each with Writing practice.
  • Real time preparatory exams
  • Classes and training by Cleared candidates and subject experts
  • Exclusive access and part of the team who has cleared exams recently
  • Synopsis of Question and answers –  Soon after the completion of every Test a gist’s of Explanation will be provided for better understand and clarity on concepts
  • Writing Practice –  Writing practice will be provided as per the syllabus standards of UPSC IAS Mains for GS 1, GS 2 GS 3 Essay and Ethics integrality classes and Evaluations during Mains preparation classes for

1. Quick recap,
2. Easy understanding and
3. Subject and concept clarity
4. Time Management
5. Increasing the speed of writing
6. Answering skills
7. Comprehensive development

  • Performance and analysis – Individual performance will be analysed by the evaluation of answers scripts written by the students and special classes are conducted based on the Performance and analysis
  • Internal Relations and Indian society – counselor
  • 24/7 library and Support, inhouse stay, With direct access to 24 years of Expertise and facilities

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