How to Apply UPSC

HOW TO APPLY FOR CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION (UPSC)

The written examination will consist of the following papers

Summary of the Latest Pattern of Civil Services (Mains) Examination
Paper – I
Language -300 Marks
Candidate can take any Modern Indian language
but this paper is of qualifying nature
Paper – II
English -300 Marks
This paper is of qualifying nature
Paper – III
Essay – 250 Marks
Can be written in the medium or language of the candidate’s choice
Paper-IV
General Studies-I 250 Marks (Indian Heritage and Culture,
History and Geography of the World and Society)
Paper-V
General Studies -II: 250 Marks
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
Paper-VI
General Studies -III 250 Marks
(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
Paper-VII
General Studies -IV 250 Marks
(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
Marks carried by General Studies was 4X 250=1000
Paper-VIII
Optional Subject – Paper 1 -250 Marks
Paper-IX
Optional Subject – Paper II -250 Marks
Candidate is allowed to take up literature as an optional subject “without the conditionality of having to do his/her graduation in that language’s literature.
Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks
Marks of English and Language will not be counted so total marks for Written exam will be 2000 Marks Only
Interview/Personality Test – 275 marks
Candidate can give preference of the language in which they may like to be interviewed. UPSC will make arrangement for the translators.
Grand Total 2025 Marks
A candidate is allowed to use any one language from the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution or English as the medium of writing the examination.
Qualifying Papers:
(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution).300 Marks
Paper : B English 300 Marks
Papers To Be Counted For Merit

 Candidates May Choose Any One Of The Optional Subjects From Amongst The List Of Given