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Syllabus For UPPSC PCS Preliminary Exam Pattern 2019

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission preliminary Provincial Civil Service (PCS) written exam syllabus & pattern is mentioned below. The candidates who all have applied for UPPSC PCS exam need to prepare for Preliminary exam first for which the details are given below.

UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

  • Exam Type: MCQs
  • Total Marks: 200 each (Total: 400 marks)
  • Total Time: 2 Hours each (Total: 4 hours)
  • Total Papers: 2
  • Subjects Included: Paper 1 (General Studies- I: 200 marks, 2 Hours) & Paper 2 (General Studies- II: 200 marks, 2 Hours), General Hindi & English, Mathematics

UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam Syllabus 2019

The details of all the subjects are-


General Studies- I: Current events of national & international level, History, Indian National Movement, geography (India and World), Indian political system, Economic and Social Development, General Issues on ecology, Bio-diversity, Climate, General Science


Current Affairs: Current Events of National & International importance, important dates & events

History: Related to India, Indian National Movement, freedom movement, growth of nationalism, attainment of Independence

Geography: Related to India & World, culture, wildlife, area, population and some basic aspects

Political Science: Constitution, fundamental duties, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Rights Issues and other basic topics relating to India.

Other Economic and Social Development questions will be asked in exam from Sustainable Development, Poverty, Demographics, Environment, urbanization etc.

Elementary Mathematics: Number systems, Integers, Fractions, L.C.M. and H.C.F., Averages, Time & Work, Ratio & proportion, percentage, profit & Loss, Geometry, Simple & Compound interest, Time & Distance, algebra, Set Theory, Statistics

General English/ Hindi: Basic grammar questions are asked in exam- voice, idioms, proverbs, narration, parts of speech, transformation of sentences. Vocabulary related questions are asked in exam including comprehension passages.

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  1. Pankaj kumar says:

    Can anyone provide me the link of previous year maths optional papers?

  2. Plz tell me in PCS exam how I can select my sbject. As I passed MSW ( social work).u told in pcs pre there r two paper GS -1 and GS – 2 . But how I prepare for mains.

    1. Please refer the syllabus given and also topics given for GS-1 & GS-2 please prepare all topics.

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