UPSC Mains Syllabus

The UPSC mains exam is designed to check the intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates. It also checks how any candidate represents his/her knowledge in a descriptive consistent and comprehensive manner. The mains Syllabus of UPSC is also designed that UPSC Give direction to aspirants on what to study for exams.

Candidates are advised to read the complete UPSC mains syllabus.  it helps them to specify their study and save a lot of time.

Here we are providing a Detailed mains Syllabus of the UPSC exam That includes the UPSC general study syllabus and UPSC optional syllabus.  you can also download UPSC mains syllabus PDF. 

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UPSC Mains Syllabus

IAS Mains Exam Pattern

PaperSubjectMarks
Paper-IEssay (can be written in the medium of the candidate’s choice)250
Paper-IIGeneral Studies – I (Indian Heritage & Culture, History & Geography of the World & Society)250
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies – II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice & International Relations)250
Paper-IVGeneral Studies – III (Technology, Economic Development, Biodiversity, Security & Disaster Management)250
Paper-VGeneral Studies – IV (Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude)250
Paper-VIOptional Subject – Paper I250
Paper-VIIOptional Subject – Paper II250
Mains syllabus of UPSC
UPSC Syllabus