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UPPSC Syllabus 2024 - Uttar Pradesh PCS Preliminary & Mains Syllabus PDF

UPPSC Syllabus 2024: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission syllabus for Prelims and Mains exam is available online at the official website. Candidates are advised to check syllabus for a thorough preparation.
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: Preliminary, Mains, and interview.

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. Candidates are also advised to have a look at the UPPSC Pattern 2024 for a better preparation. 

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.

Candidates appearing for the UPPSC exam 2024 can check the syllabus in the section below. Also, download UPPSC PCS syllabus PDF from the link provided below: 

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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.

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for Hindi

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

UPPCS Essay Syllabus for Mains Exam

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

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for 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

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for 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

UPPSC Mains syllabus for 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

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for 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

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for 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

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for General Studies 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

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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. To check the detailed syllabus, candidates can visit the official website for UPPSC.

Where can one check the UPPSC syllabus?

The updated and detailed syllabus can be checked on the official website of UPPSC - uppsc.up.nic.in. 

Is there any change in the UPPSC 2024 Syllabus?

There is no change in UPPSC syllabus for the year 2024. If there is any change made in the future, the same will be notified via an official notification by the commission. 

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

As the UPPSC syllabus is vast and detailed, experts have recommended applicants devote at least a year (12 months) the exam prep. However, the preparation time for each candidate can vary as per their capacity and convenience.

How many subjects are there in the UPPSC mains exam?

There are in total 8 papers in the UPPSC mains exam including 4 general studies papers, two optional papers, one essay paper and one Hindi language paper. Candidates appearing for the exam are advised to prepare subjects including political science, history, geography, economics, Hindi language, general studies, and current affairs. 

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