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Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission Combined / Upper Subordinate Services Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2021 is in accordance with the new PCS Exam Pattern. The pattern was changed in 2018. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can keep on reading to find the latest UPPSC Preliminary Exam syllabus and pattern for Prelims exam 2021.
UPPSC Exam Pattern 2021
The UPPSC conducts the PCS exam in 3 levels,
- Preliminary Exam – 2 papers, objective type questions (MCQ)
- Main Exam – 8 papers, Descriptive type questions (Essays)
The pattern for UPPSC preliminary exam is given below,
|UPPSC Exam Pattern 2021|
|Name of the
|Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment/Physically Handicapped –
Backlog/Special Recruitment) (Preliminary) Examination.
Exam Date (Prelims)
|13 June 2021
Paper 1 – General Studies I
Paper 2 – General Studies II (CSAT)
|Exam Duration||Paper I – 9:30 to 11:30
Paper II – 2:30 to 4:30
|Total number of questions||Paper I : 150 questions
Paper II: 100 questions
|Maximum marks||200 marks for each paper
|Mode of Examination
|Offline – OMR Sheet|
|Question paper type
|Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
NOTE: For every incorrect answer, there will be a penalty of 0.33% marks. Marking multiple bubbles, striking or application of correction fluid on the OMR sheet will be considered incorrect and marks will be deducted accordingly. There is no negative marking for unattended questions.
UPPSC Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2021
The syllabus of UPPSC Preliminary exam is similar to that of UPSC Civil Service exam. Therefore candidates preparing to crack both these public exams can get two birds in a single shot. Check UPPSC Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2021 given below and start your preparations right away!
The preliminary exam has 2 papers,
- Paper 1 – General Studies I
- Paper 2 – General Studies II (CSAT)
Syllabus of Paper I – General Studies I
Questions for Paper I of the preliminary exam will be asked from the following subjects,
- Current affairs of both national and international importance.
- History of India and Indian National Movement or Struggle for Indian Independence.
- Geography – Physical, Socio-Economic geography of India and the World.
- Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues etc.
- Socio-Economic Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
- General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.
- General Science
Note : Special preference is given to general questions related to Uttar Pradesh.
Current events of national and international Importance:- On Current Events of National and International Importance, candidates will be expected to have knowledge about them.
History of India & Indian National Movement:- In History emphasis should be on broad understanding social, economic and political aspects of Indian History. In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have synoptic view of nature and character of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.
Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World: In World Geography only general understanding of the subject will be expected. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.
Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.:- In Indian Polity, Economic and Culture, questions will test knowledge of country’s political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development, broad features of Economic policy in India and Indian Culture.
Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.:- The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between Population, Environment and Urbanisation.
General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization, General awareness of the subject is expected from candidates.
General Science:– Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.
Syllabus of Paper II – General Studies II (CSAT)
Questions for paper II of the preliminary exam will be asked from the following topics,
- Interpersonal skills with communication skills included.
- Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
- Decision making and problem solving.
- General mental ability
- Elementary Mathematics up to Class X level including Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.
- General English up to Class X level.
- General Hindi up to Class X level.
Elementary Mathematics (Up to Class X Level)
1. Arithmetic:- (i) Number systems: Natural Numbers, Integers, Rational and Irrational numbers, Real numbers, Divisors of an Integer, prime Integers, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of integers and their Interrelationship.
(ii) Average (iii) Ratio and proportion (iv) Percentage (v) Profit and Loss (vi) Simple and Compound Interests (vii) Work and Time (viii) Speed, Time and Distance
2. Algebra :- (i) Factors of polynomials, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of polynomials and their Interrelationship, Remainder theorem, simultaneous linear equations, quadratic equations. (ii) Set Theory:- Set null set, subsets and proper subsets of a set, operations (Union, Intersections, difference, symmetric difference) between sets, venn diagram.
3. Geometry:- (i) Constructions and theorems regarding triangle, rectangle, square, trapezium and circles, their perimeter and area. (ii) Volume and surface area of sphere, right circular cylinder, right circular Cone and Cube.
4. Statistics:- Collection of data, Classification of data, frequency, frequency distribution, tabulation, cumulative frequency. Representation of data – Bar diagram, Pie chart, histogram, frequency polygon, cumulative frequency curves (ogives) , Measures of Central tendency: Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode.
General English Up to Class X Level
2. Active Voice and Passive Voice
3. Parts of Speech
4. Transformation of Sentences
5. Direct and Indirect Speech
6. Punctuation and Spellings
7. Words meanings
8. Vocabulary & Usage
9. Idioms and Phrases
10. Fill in the Blanks
General Hindi Up to Class X Level
- हिन्दी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
- शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ
- संधि, समास
- अनेकार्थी शब्द
- विलोम शब्द
- पर्यायवाची शब्द
- मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां
- तत्सम एवं तद्भव, देषज, विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)
- हिन्दी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियां
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