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UPPSC Syllabus 2024: Detailed Syllabus for UPPSC Prelims and Mains

The key topics can help aspirants plan their test preparation thoroughly for both UPPSC Prelims and Mains. Candidates must have a thorough comprehension of each subject covered in the Prelims and Mains syllabus in order to pass the UPPSC exam.
UPPSC Syllabus 2024

UPPSC Syllabus 2024

UPPSC Syllabus 2024: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) releases the exam syllabus via an official notification. Candidates should be familiar with the most recent syllabus, which is also provided in this article. The UPPSC syllabus is divided into three stages: Preliminaries, Main Examinations, and interviews.

Aspirants can plan their test preparation in a thorough way for both the Prelims and Mains via the important topics and subjects. To clear the examination, candidates must have a strong foundational grasp as well as a wide understanding of each topic from the UP PCS Prelims and Mains syllabus.

Also Check: UPPSC Pattern 2024

UPPSC Syllabus 2024

Topics for General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies Paper 2, or UPPCS CSAT Syllabus, make up the UPPSC Prelims syllabus. On the other hand, the Mains syllabus includes six general studies papers, an essay, and a general Hindi exam. To finish the UPPSC 2024 curriculum on time, candidates must devote equal time to prepare for UPPSC prelims and mains. Continue reading to know the details syllabus for each round of the selection process of UPPSC.

UPPSC Prelims Syllabus 2024

There are two components to the UPPSC Syllabus 2024 for Prelims: the General Studies Paper 1 Syllabus and the UPPCS CSAT Syllabus. The Prelims syllabus was designed in such a way that it lays the groundwork for candidates to prepare for the following phase, which is the Mains Exam. The topics that are covered in each paper of prelims will give shortlisted candidates an edge when they prepare for mains.

UPPSC Prelims Paper 1 Syllabus

The following topics are important and will be covered in the prelims paper 1-

  • Indian Governance and Polity
  • Social Development and movements 
  • Issues on Environmental, Biodiversity, Climate, and Ecological concepts 
  • General Science: basic understanding of Science, including topics from chemistry, physics, and biology
  • Current events (International and National Importance)
  • Current events based on the state of Uttar Pradesh
  • Indian History: Economic, Social, and Political Aspects of the History of India
  • The Indian National Movement and the Struggle for Indian Independence
  • National and International Geography -  Social, Physical and Economic Geography of India and the World.

UPPSC CSAT Syllabus 

The following topics will be covered in paper 2 of the UPPSC prelims exam-

  • Comprehension and Composition
  • Interpersonal skills of candidates
  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
  • Decision Making and Problem-Solving
  • Mental Ability of candidates
  • Class 10 level Elementary Maths
  • General Hindi
  • General English

UPPSC Mains Syllabus 2024

Those who qualify for the Prelims exam will then be selected for the Mains exam. According to the new UPPSC test format, there are 8 papers in the UPPSC Mains Syllabus. The first of the eight examinations is general Hindi, and paper 2 will be essay based; the other papers, Papers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are General Studies papers.

Mains Hindi Syllabus-

The following topics will be covered in the Mains Hindi syllabus-

  • शब्द ज्ञान एवं प्रयोग
  • उपसर्ग एवं प्रत्यय प्रयोग
  • विलोम शब्द
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
  • वर्तनी एवं वाकया शुद्धि
  • लोकोक्ति एवं मुहावरे
  • गद्य खंड का अवबोध एवं प्रशोत्तर
  • संक्षेपण
  • सरकारी एवं अर्धसरकारी पत्र लेखन तार लेखन, कार्यालय आदेश, अधिसूचना,
  • परिपत्र

Mains Essay Syllabus-

There will be three sections to the essay paper. Applicants are required to select one topic from each section and build it into a 700-word essay. The essay topics for the three sections will be based on the following:

(1) Literature and culture in Section A. (2) The social realm. (3) The political realm.

(1) Science, environment, and technology in Section B. (2) The Economic Sector (3) Commerce, industry, and agriculture.

Section C: (1) Events from around the world. (2) Natural disasters such as drought, landslides, earthquakes, and deluges. (3) Projects and programs for national development

Mains General Studies paper 1

The Following topics will be covered in General Studies papers 1-

  • Indian Culture History
  • Modern Indian History
  • The Indian Freedom Struggle
  • History of World
  • Indian Culture and Society
  • Social Issues such as Poverty, Urbanization, Globalization, etc
  • Economy and Polity of India
  • Natural Resources the World
  • Physical Geography
  • Indian Oceanic Resources
  • Human Migration
  • Population
  • Indian Sub-Continent

Mains General Studies paper 2

The Following topics will be covered in General Studies paper 2-

  • Indian Constitution
  • Responsibilities and functions of the state
  • Finance Commission of India
  • Detailed Indian Polity and separation of powers
  • Upper and lower houses in the parliament
  • Structure of polity in India
  • Representation of the People's Act
  • Government Schemes such as Niti Ayog
  • Government policies
  • Development process
  • Social sector and services
  • Important aspects of governance
  • Civil services
  • International relations
  • Bilateral, Regional, and Global groupings and agreements
  • International Institutions

Mains General Studies paper 3

The Following topics will be covered in General Studies paper 3-

  • Economic Planning in India
  • Unemployment in India
  • Government budgets and finance system
  • Major Crops, Different types of irrigation, and irrigation systems
  • direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices
  • Food processing and related industries in India
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways, etc.
  • Technology and Science: India's Contribution
  • The IT sector of India
  • Disaster as a Non-traditional security and safety challenges
  • Challenges of International Security
  • India's internal security challenges
  • Conservation of Wildlife
  • Cyber Security

Mains General Studies paper 4

The Following topics will be covered in General Studies paper 4-

  • Ethics and Human Interface
  • Political Attitudes
  • The aptitude for Civil Services
  • Emotional Intelligence of Candidates
  • Philosophy
  • Public Administration
  • Probity in Governance
  • Case Studies

Mains General Studies paper 5

The Following topics will be covered in General Studies paper 5-

  • History, Civilization, Culture, and Ancient Cities of UP.
  • Uttar Pradesh Architecture
  • UP Contribution to Freedom Struggle
  • Freedom Fighters and famous personalities from UP
  • Culture of UP
  • Rural and Urban Outlook of UP
  • Political System of UP
  • High Court and its jurisdiction in UP.
  • Election Commission of UP
  • Local self Government of UP
  • Land reforms in UP
  • Security in UP
  • Law and Order and Civil Defense in UP.
  • Medical and Health issues at UP
  • Education in UP
  • Development of UP
  • Current Affairs on UP
  • NGOs in UP
  • Innovation in various fields of UP
  • Implementation of the Jal Shakti Mission
  • Welfare schemes in UP

Mains Syllabus Paper 6-

The Following topics will be covered in General Studies paper 6-

  • Economy of UP
  • UP Schemes
  • Investment in UP
  • Fiscal Policy in UP
  • Geography of UP
  • Social and Agro-Forestry in UP
  • Census of UP
  • National Parks and Wildlife of UP
  • Natural Resources in UP
  • Climate Change Developments in UP

Also Check: UPPSC Books

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the Syllabus of the UPPSC Prelims exam?

General Studies and UPPCS CSAT are the two papers included in the UPPSC Prelims Syllabus. Both papers follow the UPSC Syllabus and are objective in character. Current affairs, geography, politics, general science, comprehension, elementary mathematics, general English, and other topics are covered in the UPPSC Prelims syllabus.

What is the Syllabus of the UPPSC Mains exam?

There are 8 papers in the UPPSC PCS mains syllabus. These are essays, general studies 1-6 papers, and general Hindi papers. Applicants must be knowledgeable in disciplines including physics, geography, politics, economics, history, and general studies among other subjects.

Where can one check the UPPSC syllabus?

The updated and detailed syllabus can be checked on the official website of UPPSC on the released notification for the year 2023. The syllabus can also be checked in this article.

 

Is there any change in the UPPSC 2023 Syllabus?

Yes, the paper will not have additional general studies papers in the mains section instead of having optional subject papers.

How much time does it take to complete the UPPSC Syllabus?

As the syllabus is vast and detailed, experts have recommended applicants devote at least a year (12 months) the exam prep.

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