UPSC Syllabus for GS Paper-I (200 MARKS)

  1. Current events of national and international importance.
  2. History of India and Indian National Movement.
  3. Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  4. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution,Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  5. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  6. General issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity, and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialisation.
  7. General Science

UPSC Syllabus for GS Paper-II (200 MARKS)

  1. Comprehension; Interpersonal Skills including 2. Communication Skills.
  2. Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
  3. Decision Making and Problem Solving.
  4. General Mental Ability.
  5. Basic Numeracy (Numbers and their Relations, Orders of Magnitude, etc.) (Class X level).
  6. Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level).