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Updated UPSC Exam Syllabus

A clear understanding of UPSC exam syllabus is necessary, as it will guide you through your IAS exam preparation. Knowing the topics covered in the syllabus can help you plan your IAS preparation effectively.

The IAS syllabus may seem vast. However, IAS mains syllabus topic covers a wide range of IAS prelims syllabus topics. Hence, it is a well-worked IAS preparation strategy to start UPSC prelims and UPSC mains preparation together from the start.

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IAS Prelims Syllabus

Civil service syllabus for prelims has both static and dynamic topic. Usually, UPSC links current affairs to the static part of IAS prelims syllabus. Implementing basics with current grievances, understanding the concept behind topics is the key to your success in IAS prelims.

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Updated prelims syllabus

IAS Syllabus for prelims: General Studies

  • 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, Biodiversity, and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science

IAS Syllabus for prelims: CSAT

  • Comprehension;
  • 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), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc)

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