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.
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.