How to become an ias 5 th day

IAS Guide


By Sandeep nagyaan · 04 Oct 2018


Last day we have already discussed about the preliminary exam of UPSC, and today we will describe the mains exam and the syllabus of examination.

Mains Examination:- To test the talent and abilities of the candidates is aim of Civil Service Examination, candidate present the answers in effective manners including positive and negative part of the answers. The Examination is purporting to assess the overall mentally traits and understanding of the concepts rather than simply check their information and memory.

How to complete this examination:- There are some parts of the exam which are necessary to qualify for crack this examination, these are followings: (1) Language (2) Essay (3) GS 1 (4) GS 2 (5) GS 3 (6) GS 4 (7) Optional 1 & 2 (8) And last interview Now we will discuss about these papers widely to understand the exam pattern strongly.

(1) Language:- To understand serious discursive prose, and express his ideas clearly and correctly of the candidates, it is the aim of this paper. Candidate will choose one Indian language and English is compulsory. This papers is only qualifying based only.

(2) Essay:- During this paper candidate must write two essay. Each question are 125 mark only.

(3) General Studies 1: Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society. * Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. * Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues * Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country . *Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. *History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. *Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. *Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. *Effects of globalization on Indian society *Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. *Salient features of world’s physical geography. *Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent). *Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India *Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.