Preliminary Examination – Paper I- Objective Type: (Marks: 200 Duration: 2 Hour)

Current Events of National and International Importance.

History of India and Indian National Movement.

Indian and World Geography- Physical, 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.

Preliminary Examination – Paper II- Objective Type:                   (Marks: 200 Duration: 2 Hours)


Interpersonal skills including communication skills.

Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability.

Decision Making and Problem Solving.

General Mental Ability.

Basic Numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.)- (Class X level).

Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.)- (Class X level).

Note1: All the questions will be of Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions).

Note 2: It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the papers of Civil Services (Prelims Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he/she does not appear in both the papers of Civil Services (Prelims) Examination.

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