The Syllabus of UPPSC Prelims Paper 1 is largely based on Syllabus of UPSC Examination Prelims. S. No. Subject Topic

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1 UP PCS Pre Exam Syllabus 2017 Pattern of Examination The pattern of the examination is objective type. The Exam consists of two papers Paper 1 which is General Studies and Paper 2 which is CSAT ( an aptitude Test ) Note Second Paper ( CSAT ) is qualifying in nature and marks wont be countd for selection for Mains Only Paper 1 marks will be counted for Selection for Mains Syllabus of Paper 1 The Syllabus of UPPSC Prelims Paper 1 is largely based on Syllabus of UPSC Examination Prelims. S. No. Subject Topic 1. Current events of national and international importance. 2. History of India and Indian National Page 6 of 12

2 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, Bio-diversity and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization. 7. General Science Syllabus of UPPSC Prelims Paper 2 UPPSC also changed the exam pattern copying the changes made by UPSC. It introduced the CSAT Paper which has below 8 components. In 2015, UPSC declared that Prelims Paper 2 ( CSAT ) will be qualifying in nature with minimum 33% to be secured by the candidates. UPPSC also followed the trend and now CSAT Paper of UPPSC is also qualifying in nature. Below is the syllabus of UPPSC Paper 2 Syllabus. Paper II- (This paper is only qualifying in nature, therefore marks would not be added) Page 7 of 12

3 S. No. Subject Topic 1. Comprehension 2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills. 3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability. 4. Decision making and problem solving. 5. General mental ability 6. Elementary Mathematics up to Class X level 7. General English up to Class X level. 8. General Hindi up to Class X level. Paper Analysis Page 8 of 12

4 Paper I UPPSC Mains Exam Syllabus 2017 History of India-Ancient, Mediaeval, Modern Indian National Movement and Indian Culture Population, Environment and Urbanization in Indian Context World Geography, Geography of India and its natural resources Current events of national and international importance Indian Agriculture, Trade and Commerce Specific knowledge of U.P. regarding education, culture Agriculture, Trade Commerce, The methods of living and Social Customs. Paper II Indian Polity Indian Economy General Science General Mental ability Statistical Analysis, Graphs and Diagrams Page 9 of 12

5 Approach / Strategy The UPPCS Exam is one of the coveted exams of state Uttar Pradesh and level of competition is very high as compared to other state PCS exams in India. A candidate must have some strategy while he/she is preparing for UPPCS Prelims Exam which will help them to crack the exam. Here, we have suggested some of the prominent strategies a candidate should adopt during their preparation for UPPCS Prelims Exam: 1. Reading and understanding the detailed Syllabus for UPPCS Prelims Exam 2016 is one of the key factors to qualify UPPCS Prelims Exam. Simultaneously, analysing different sections of the syllabus is necessary to fully understand the requirements of the UPPCS Prelims Exam. 2. Go through the Previous Year Question Papers of UPPCS Prelims Exam to figure out the nature, quality and difficulty level of questions. It is necessary to know the nature of questions asked so as to keep the preparation on track and avoid irrelevant topics and items. 3. Rather choosing multiple text books prefer one text book and revise it properly for each section which will enhance your strength on particular Page 10 of 12

6 section. 4. For the Current Affairs sections stick to the standard daily News Papers and try to prepare notes on the policies and development works of current central government and UP government as well. 5. Go through the Historical and Geographical back ground and also study the culture, regional languages, fairs and festival of the state of Uttar Pradesh. 6. Practice as many objective questions as you can from previous year question papers and other practice papers. This is significant as it helps candidates to revise as well as cover many left-out topics. Study Material for IAS Prelims Exam will also be useful for the UPPCS Prelims Exam. Page 11 of 12

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