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The UPPSC PCS Prelims exam syllabus consists of two papers:


1) Paper 1: General Studies I


    • Number of Questions: 150
    • Maximum Marks: 200


2) Paper 2: General Studies II (CSAT)


    • Number of Questions: 100
    • Maximum Marks: 200


Both papers are objective type and multiple-choice in nature. Paper 2 (CSAT) is a qualifying paper, and candidates must obtain a minimum of 33% marks in this paper.



General Studies-I

Duration: Two hours

Marks - 200


·         Current events of national and international importance.

·         History of India and Indian National Movement.

·         India 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, Bio-diversity and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.

·         General Science


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.


India 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.


Note: - Candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above subjects with special reference to Uttar Pradesh.



General Studies-II

Duration: Two hours

Marks – 200


· Comprehension.

· Interpersonal skills including communication skills.

· Logical reasoning and analytical ability.

· Decision making and problem solving.

· General mental ability

· Elementary Mathematics upto Class X level-  Arithmatic, Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.

· General English upto Class X level.

· General Hindi upto Class X level.


Elementary Mathematics (Upto 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 Upto Class X Level


1. Comprehension

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


FAQs on UPPSC Combined State/Upper Subordinate Service Exam Syllabus 2024


  1. What is the UPPSC Combined State/Upper Subordinate Service Exam Syllabus?
    • The UPPSC exam syllabus comprises topics related to the Preliminary Examination and the Main Examination. It covers subjects such as General Studies, General Hindi, and essay for the Main Examination.


  1. What does the Preliminary Examination syllabus include?
    • The Preliminary Examination syllabus typically includes General Studies, which covers areas such as History, Geography, Economics, Polity, Science, Current Affairs, and General Mental Ability.


  1. Is there any specific syllabus for General Hindi in the Preliminary Examination?
    • Yes, the General Hindi section in the Preliminary Examination includes questions related to Hindi grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing skills.


  1. What is the syllabus for the Main Examination in UPPSC Combined State/Upper Subordinate Service Exam?
    • The Main Examination syllabus includes compulsory subjects such as General Studies, General Hindi, and Essay.


  1. Are there any specific topics covered in the General Studies paper of the Main Examination?
    • The General Studies paper in the Main Examination covers a broad range of topics, including Indian History, Indian Polity, Geography of India, Current Affairs, General Science, and Environmental Studies.


  1. Is there any change in the UPPSC exam syllabus from year to year?
    • While the core subjects usually remain consistent, it's advisable for candidates to check the official UPPSC website or the examination notification for any updates or changes in the syllabus.


  1. Is there a prescribed booklist for UPPSC exam preparation?
    • The UPPSC does not provide a specific booklist. However, candidates often refer to standard textbooks for topics covered in the syllabus. Coaching materials, previous year question papers, and current affairs magazines can also be helpful.


  1. Is it necessary to prepare for the interview separately, or is it part of the Main Examination syllabus?
    • The interview is a separate stage in the selection process. While the Main Examination assesses written knowledge, the interview evaluates the candidate's personality, communication skills, and suitability for administrative roles.


  1. Where can I find the detailed UPPSC Combined State/Upper Subordinate Service Exam Syllabus?
    • The detailed syllabus is usually provided in the official UPPSC notification. Candidates can download the notification from the UPPSC website and refer to it for a comprehensive understanding of the syllabus.
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