• UPPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern:




      Paper 1

      2 hrs

      200 Marks

      Paper 2

      2 hrs

      200 Marks


      400 Marks

      PAPER- 1st (First) General Studies (GS):

      • Current events of national and international importance.
      • History of India and Indian National Movement.
      • Indian and World geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
      • Indian Polity and governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues etc.
      • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development Poverty Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
      • General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.
      • General Science.

      PAPER- 2nd (Second) General Studies:

      • General English upto Class X level.
      • Elementary Mathematics up to Class X level- Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.
      • Comprehension
      • General Hindi upto Class X level.
      • General mental ability
      • Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
      • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
      • Decision making and problem solving.

      Current events of national and international importance: –
      Good knowledge about Current Events of National with International importance,

      History of India and Indian National Movement: –

      In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have synoptic view of nature and character of the freedom movement.In History emphasis should be on broad understanding economic, social and political aspects of Indian history, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.

      Indian and world Geography: – Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World involves World Geography only general understanding related to the Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.

      Indian Polity and Governance:– Political System, Public Policy, Constitution, Panchayati Raj, Rights Issues, etc:- In Indian Polity, candidate economic and culture, questions will be tested, country’s political system including Panchayati  Raj and Community Development and some special features of Economic policy in India and Indian Culture.

      Economic and Social Development: – Social Sector initiatives, Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, etc:- The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between Population, Urbanization and Environment. Climate Change & Bio-diversity –which do not require subject specialization, General issues on Environmental ecology. Only General awareness of the subject will be required and expected from the candidates.

      General Science: – cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.


      Number systems

      LCM & HCF of integers and their interrelationship.

      Number systems


      Natural Numbers

      Ratio and proportion



      Rational and irrational numbers

      Profit and Loss

      Real numbers

      Simple interests

      Divisors of an Integer

      Compound interests

      prime integers

      Work and Time.

      Speed Time and Distance



      Factors of polynomials

      Remainder theorem

      L.C.M. and H.C.F. of polynomials and their interrelationship

      simultaneous linear equations

      Set Theory

      quadratic equations.

      Set null set

      operations (Union Intersections

      subsets and proper subsets of a set

      difference symmetric difference) between sets Venn diagram.


      Constructions and theorems regarding triangle

      Volume and surface area of sphere

      rectangle square

      right circular cylinder

      trapezium and circles

      right circular Cone and Cube.

      their perimeter and area.




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