UPPSC PCS Exam 2022

Eligibility | Dates | Pattern | Syllabus

Last Updated on 17th March, 2022

Provincial Civil Service often abbreviated to as PCS, is the administrative civil service under Group A state service of the executive branch of the Government of Uttar Pradesh. It is also the feeder service for Indian Administrative Service in the state.

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts the PCS examination once every year to recruit fresh and eligible candidates to various posts of civil services in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The examination is held to make recruitments to Group A posts in the executive branch of the state of Uttar Pradesh. The officers hold various posts at divisional, district, sub-divisional and state level.

Exam Highlights
Level of Exam Graduate, State Level
Exam Medium English, Hindi, Urdu
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Purpose of the Exam To recruit fresh candidates to various civil services post in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)

UPPSC PCS Exam Eligibity Criteria 2022

  1. Nationality
  2. Candidates should be a citizen of India.

  3. Educational Qualification
  4. Educational qualification for various posts are given below:

    Sl. No Name of the Post Qualifications
    1 Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer(Transport) Law Graduate
    2 District Basik Shiksha Adhikari /Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer Post Graduate Degree
    3 District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit) Commerce Graduate
    4 Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) /Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II) Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. As one subject.
    5 Assistant Labour Commissioner Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/Law
    6 District Programme Officer Degree in Sociology or Social Science or Home Science or Social Work.
    7 Senior Lecturer, DIET Post Graduate Degree with B.Ed.
    8 District Probation Officer Post Graduate Degree in Psychology or Sociology or Social Work or any qualification equivalent thereto or Post Graduate Diploma in any Branch of Social Work from any recognised Institute of Social Work.
    9 Child Development Project Officer Graduate Degree in Sociology or Social Work or Home Science or any qualification equivalent thereto recognised by the Government
    10 Designated Officer / Food Safety Officer (1)    Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto, or
    (2)    Atleast one of qualification prescribed for Direct Recruitment to the post of Food Safety Officer given as below:
    A Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine from a recognised University, or any other equivalent/recognised qualification notified by the Central Government, Provided that no person who has any financial interest in the manufacture, import or sale of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Food Safety Officer.
    11 Statistical officer Post Graduate Degree in mathematics or Mathematical Statistics or Statistics or Agricultural Statistics from a university recognized by Law in India or equivalent qualification recognised by the Government.
    12 District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B” (Development Branch) Agriculture Graduate
    13 Labour Enforcement Officer Bachelor’s degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma or Post graduate Degree in Law / Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Commerce / Sociology / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management.
    14 Principals, Government Intermediate Colleges (For Boys or Girls) (i) A Post-Graduate Degree from a University established by law in India or a degree recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto.
    (ii) L.T. Diploma of the Department of Education, Uttar Pradesh, or B.T. or B.Ed. or an equivalent Degree of a University. At least three years teaching experience in High School or Intermediate Classes or Classes higher than above from a College or University established by law in India or any such Institution recognised by the Government.
    15 Assistant Research Officer A Post-Graduate Degree in Chemistry from a University established by law in India or a degree recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto.
    16 Assistant Director (Horticulture) Agriculture Graduate
    17 Manager (Administration/ General) M.B.A. or Equivalent Degree
    18 Assistant Store Purchase Officer M.B.A.
    19 Technical Assistant (Chemistry) Post-graduate Degree in Chemistry with minimum 50 percent marks from a University established by law in India.

  5. Age Limit
  6. The age of the candidate to appear in the UPPSC PCS Exam should be minimum of 21 years and maximum of 40 years.
    However, there are age relaxations for candidates belonging to the reserved categories. They are given below in the table:
    Category Upper Age Limit
    SC/ST 45 years
    PwD 55 years

    Other Backward Classes of U.P., Skilled players of U.P. of Classified Games, State Govt. Employees of U.P. including Teachers / Staff of the Basic Shiksha Parishad of U.P. and Teachers/Staff of the Government Aided Madhyamik Vidyalayas of U.P. i.e. they must have not been born before 2nd July 1976.

  7. Restrictions on Attempts
  8. There is no limit of attempt Candidates can appear in the exam until they reach the maximum age limit.

UPPSC PCS Exam Important Dates 2022

Event Date
Starting Date of Application February 5, 2021
Last Date of Application March 2, 2021
Last Date of Receipt of Fee March 5, 2021
Date of Issuing Admit Card October 8, 2021
Date of Commencement of Preliminary Examination October 24, 2021
Answer Key (Prelims) October 27, 2021
Prelims Result December 1, 2021
Mains Admit Card March 16, 2022
Mains Exam March 23, 2022
Final Answer Key To be notified
Mains Result To be notified

UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern 2022

The PCS exam is conducted in three stages
Stage I: A Preliminary examination consists of two compulsory papers Paper-II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. The papers shall be 200 marks each and of two hours
durations. Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choice. The merit of the Candidates will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-I of the Preliminary Examination.
Stage II: Mains examination consisting of eight papers of conventional (essay) type.
Stage III: Personality test (interview).

Pattern for Preliminary Exam

Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Paper I: General Studies-I
Merit Ranking Nature Objective (Multiple Choice) 120 mins For each wrong answer 0.33 will be deducted as penalty. 200
2 Paper II: General Studies-II
Qualifying Nature Objective (Multiple Choice) 120 mins For each wrong answer 0.33 will be deducted as penalty. 200
Total Marks* 200

*The total marks shown here are considered for merit ranking purposes.

Pattern for Mains Exam

In the Mains examination, besides 6 compulsory papers, there will be two optional papers from one subject. The candidates will have to select any one of the subjects given below:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Zoology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Mathematics
  6. Geography
  7. Economics
  8. Sociology
  9. Philosophy
  10. Geology
  11. Psychology
  12. Botany
  13. Law
  14. Animal Husbandry
  15. Veterinary Science
  16. Statistics
  17. Management
  18. Political Science & International Relations
  19. History
  20. Anthropology
  21. Civil Engineering
  22. Mechanical Engineering
  23. Electrical Engineering
  24. English Lit.
  25. Urdu Lit.
  26. Hindi Lit.
  27. Sanskrit Lit
  28. Commerce & Accountancy
  29. . Public Administration
  30. Medical Science
Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Paper I: General Hindi
Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins 150
2 Paper II: Essay

There will be three sections in the question paper of the Essay. Candidates will have to select one topic from each section and they are required to write an essay in 700 words on each topic.

Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins 150
3 Paper III: General Studies-I
Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins 200
4 Paper IV: General Studies II
Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins 200
5 Paper V: General Studies-III
Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins 200
6 Paper VI: General Studies-IV
Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins 200
7 Paper VII (Optional Subject)

This is the first paper of optional subject.

Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins
8 Paper VIII (Optional Subject)

This is the second paper of the optional subject.

Merit Ranking Nature Descriptive 180 mins

Pattern for Personality Test

Total marks allotted: 100

The objective of the personal interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service by a board of competent and unbiased observers. The test is intended to evaluate the mental calibre of a candidate.

UPPSC PCS Exam Syllabus 2022

Syllabus for Preliminary Exam

1 Prelims Paper I: General Studies-I

  • Current events of national and international Importance: On Current Events of National and International Importance, candidates will be expected to have knowledge about them.
  • History of India & Indian National Movement: In History emphasis should be on broad understanding social, economic and political aspects of Indian History. In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have a synoptic view of nature and the character of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.
  • India and World Geography- Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the
    World: In World Geography only general understanding of the subject will be expected. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj,
    Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.: In Indian Polity, Economic and Culture, questions will test knowledge of the country’s political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development, broad features of Economic policy in India and Indian Culture.
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion,
    Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.: The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between Population, Environment and Urbanisation. General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization, General awareness of the subject is expected from candidates.
  • General Science: Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

2 Prelims Paper II: General Studies-II

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

Syllabus for Mains Exam

1 Paper I: General Hindi

Letter writing, idioms, passage writing, summary writing, use of words, order writing, notice writing, telegram writing, synonym, antonym, one-word substitution.

2 Paper II: Essay

  • Section A : (1) Literature and Culture. (2) Social sphere. (3) Political sphere
  • Section B: (1) Science, Environment and Technology. (2) Economic Sphere (3) Agriculture, Industry and Trade.
  • Section C: (1) National and International Events. (2) Natural Calamities, Landslide, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought etc. (3) National Development programmes and projects.

3 Paper III: General Studies-I

  • History of Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
  • Modern Indian history (from A.D.1757 to A.D. 1947): Significant events, personalities and issues, etc.
  • The Freedom Struggle- its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
  • Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country (till 1965A.D.)
  • History of the world will include events from 18th century to the middle of the 20 century such as the French revolution of 1789, the industrial revolution, World Wars, redraw of national boundaries, Socialism, Nazism, Fascism etc-their forms and effect on the society.
  • Salient features of Indian Society and culture.
  • Role of Women in society and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
  • Meaning of liberalization, privatization and globalization and their effects on the economy, polity and social structure.
  • Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
  • Distribution of major natural resources of World- Water, Soils, Forests in reference to South and South-East Asia with special reference to India. Factors responsible for the location of industries (with special reference to India).
  • Salient features of Physical Geography- Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, Cyclone, Ocean Currents, winds and glaciers.
  • Oceanic resources of India and their potential.
  • The human migration-refugee problem of the World with a focus on India.
  • Frontiers and boundaries with reference to Indian sub-continent.
  • Population and Settlements- Types and Patterns, Urbanization, Smart Cities and Smart Villages.
  • Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh – History, Culture, Art, Architecture, Festival, Folk-Dance, Literature, Regional Languages, Heritage, Social Customs and Tourism.
  • Specific knowledge of U.P.- Geography- Human and Natural Resources, Climate, Soils, Forest, Wild-Life, Mines and Minerals, Sources of Irrigation.

4 Paper IV: General Studies II

  • Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure, Role of Supreme Court in the evolution of basic provisions of Constitution.
  • Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States: issues and challenges
    pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
  • Role of Finance Commission in Centre-State financial relations
  • Separation of powers, dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Emergence and use of alternative dispute redressal mechanisms.
  • Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other major democratic countries.
  • Parliament and State legislatures- structure, functioning, the conduct of business, powers and privileges and concerned issues.
  • Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary: Ministries and Departments of the Government, Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. Public Interest Litigation (PIL).
  • Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
  • Appointment to various Constitutional posts, Powers, functions and their responsibilities.
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies including NITI Aayog, their features and functioning.
  • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design, implementation and Information Communication Technology (ICT).
  • Development processes- the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes, mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  • Issues relating to the development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to
    Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger, their implication on the body politic.
  • Important aspects of governance. Transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential, citizens, charters and institutional measures.
  • Role of Civil Services in a democracy in the context of emerging trends.
  • India and its relationship with neighbouring countries.
  • Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and/ or affecting India’s interest.
  • Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests- Indian diaspora.
  • Important International Institutions, Agencies their structure, mandate and functioning.
  • Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh regarding Political, Administrative, Revenue and Judicial System.
  • Current affairs and events of Regional, State, National and International importance.

5 Paper V: General Studies-III

  • Economic planning in India, objectives and achievements. Role of NITI Aayog, Pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).
  • Issues of Poverty, Unemployment, Social justice and inclusive growth.
  • Components of Government Budgets and Financial System.
  • Major Crops, Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce, e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices, Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping, issues of buffer stocks and food security, Technology missions in agriculture.
  • Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  • Land reforms in India since independence.
  • Effects of liberalization and globalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  • Science and Technology-developments and applications in everyday life and in National Security, India’s Science and Technology Policy.
  • Achievements of Indians in science & technology, indigenization of technology. Developments of New technologies, transfer of technology, dual and critical use technologies.
  • Awareness in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Space Technology, Computers, Energy resources, nanotechnology, microbiology, biotechnology. Issues relating to intellectual property rights (IPR), and digital rights.
  • Environmental security and Ecosystems, Conservation of Wildlife, Biodiversity, Environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment, 14- Disaster as a Non-traditional security and safety challenge, disaster mitigation and management.
  • Challenges of International Security: Issues of Nuclear proliferation, Causes and spread of extremism, Communication networks, the role of media and social networking, Basics of cybersecurity, money laundering and human trafficking.
  • India’s internal security challenges: Terrorism, corruption, insurgency and organized crimes.
  • The role, kind and mandate of security forces, Higher defence organizations in India.
  • Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh Economy: Overview of UP Economy: State Budgets. Importance of Agriculture, Industry, Infrastructure and physical resources. Human Resources and Skill development. Government Programmes and Welfare Schemes
  • Issues in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry.
  • Law and Order and Civil Defence with special reference to U.P.

6 Paper VI: General Studies-IV

  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human action, dimensions of ethics, ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values-lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators, the role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  • Attitude: Content, structure, function, its influence and relation with thought and behaviour, moral and political attitudes, social influence and persuasion.
  • Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public services, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.
  • Emotional Intelligence- concept and dimensions, its utility and application in administration and governance.
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.
  • Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration: status and problems, ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions, laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance, accountability and ethical governance, strengthening of moral values in governance, ethical issues in international relations and funding, corporate governance.
  • ·Probity in Governance: The concept of public service, the philosophical basis of governance and probity, information sharing and transparency in government. Right to Information, codes of ethics, codes of conduct, citizen’s charter, work culture, quality of service delivery, utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  • Case studies on the above issues.

7 Paper VII (Optional Subject)

See the table given below in the note.

8 Paper VIII (Optional Subject)

See the table given below in the note.

Points Related to the Mains Exam

Syllabus for UPPSC PCS Optional Papers:

Sl. No. Optional Subject Papers Paper-I Paper-II
1. Agriculture Section A

  • Ecology and its relevance
  • Environmental pollution and associated hazards
  • Processes and factors of soil formation
  • Essential plant nutrients and other beneficial elements
  • Symbiotic and non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation
  • Soil conservation planning on a watershed basis

Section B

  • Water use efficiency in relation to crop production
  • Drainage of water-logged soils
  • Economics of different types of farming systems
  • Agricultural extension
Section A

  • Heredity and variation
  • Mendel’s law of inheritance
  • Cause and utilization of variation in crops improvement
  • Methods of breeding to self and cross-pollinated crops

Section B

  • Enzymes and plant pigments
  • Photoperiodisms and vernalization
  • Landscape and Floriculture
  • Diseases and pests of vegetables
  • Hygiene of storage
2. Zoology Section A

  • Animal Diversity
  • Protozoa
  • Cnidaria
  • Platyhelminthes
  • Annelida
  • Arthropoda

Section B

  • Ecology
  • Ethology
  • Biostatistics
  • Economic Zoology
Section A

  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Evolution
  • Systematics

Section B

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Development Biology
3. Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Chemistry of s- and p-Block Elements
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Reaction Mechanism
  • Reactions and Rearrangements
  • Stereochemistry
  • Spectroscopy
4. Physics
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal physics
  • Waves and Oscillations
  • Optics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Modern Physics
  • Electronics
5. Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra and Matrix
  • Calculus
  • Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions
  • Ordinary differential equations
  • Vector and Tensor Analysis
  • Statics and Dynamics
  • Algebra
  • Real Analysis
  • Complex Analysis
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Mechanics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Numerical Analysis
6. Geography Section A (Physical Geography)

  • Geomorphology
  • Climatology
  • Oceanography
  • Soil and Vegetation

Section B (Human Geography)

  • Evolution of Geographical Thought
  • Human Geography
  • Settlement Geography
  • Economic Geography
Section A (Physical and Human Geography

  • Physical Features
  • Wild Life
  • Population and Settlement
  • Political organization

Section B (Economic and Regional Geography)

  • Agriculture
  • Resources
  • Industries
  • Transport and Trade
  • Transport and Trade
7. Economics Section A (Economic Theory)

  • Equilibrium in Economics
  • Theory of Production
  • Market Structure
  • Pricing of Factors of production
  • Welfare Economics

Section B (Economic Theory)

  • Measures of Economic Development
  • Planning and Economic Development
  • Theories of Economic Growth
  • Human Capital and Economic Growth
  • Public Finance
Section A (Indian Economy)

  • Basic Characteristics of Under-development & Indian Economy
  • Population Growth and Economic Development
  • Infrastructure and Economic Development in India
  • Natural Resources in India

Section B (Indian Economy)

  • Monetary Institutions of India
  • Budgetary Trends and Fiscal Policy
  • Foreign Trade of India
  • Indian Economy & WTO
8. Sociology Section A (General Sociology)

  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Theoretical Perspectives
  • Pioneers In Sociology
  • Social Stratification and Differentiation

Section B (General Sociology)

  • Marriage, Family and Kinship
  • Social Change and Development
  • Economic and Political System
Section A (Indian Social System)

  • Bases of Indian Society
  • Social Stratification
  • Marriage Family and Kinship
  • Economic and Political System

Section B (Indian Social System)

  • Religion and Society
  • Population Dynamics
  • Women and Society
  • Dimensions of Change and Development
9. Philosophy Section A (History and Problems of Philosophy)

  • Plato: Theory of ideas
  • Aristotle: Form, matter and Causation
  • Descartes: Method, soul, God
  • Spinoza: Substance, Attributes and Modes

Section B (History and Problems of Philosophy)

  • Carvaka: Theory of knowledge
  • Jainism: Theory of Reality
  • Buddhism: Pratityasamutpada
  • Sankhya-Yoga: Prakrit


Section A (Socio-Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion)

  • Social and Political Ideals: Equality, Justice, Liberty
  • Sovereignty
  • Individual and State
  • Democracy: Concept and forms
  • Socialism and Marxism

Section B (Socio-Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion)

  • Religion: Theology and Philosophy of Religion
  • Religion and Morality
  • Notions of God; Personalistic, Impersonalistic, Naturalistic
  • Proofs for the existence of God
  • Liberation
10. Geology
  • General Geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Structural Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Crystallography
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Economic Geology
  • Applied Geology
11. Psychology
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Biological bases of behaviour
  • Origin and development of behaviour
  • Attention and Perceptual Processes
  • Learning Processes
  • Memory
  • Problem Solving, Reasoning and Thinking
  • Psychology as an Applied Science
  • Individual Differences and Measurement
  • Assessment of Personality
  • Psychological Disorders and Mental Health
  • Social Problems and Psychology
  • Social Influence
  • Psychology in Industry and Organisation
12. Botany
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Plant Diversity
  • Morphogenesis
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetic
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Ecology
  • Economic Botany
13. Law Part-A (Constitutional Law and Administrative Law)

  • Constitution
  • Federalism
  • Fundamental Rights
  • The Supreme Court and High Courts
  • Principles of Natural Justice
  • Services under the Union and States

Part- B (International Law)

  • Nature of International Law
  • Source
  • Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law
  • Sea
  • Air space and aerial navigation
  • Individuals
  • Law of Crimes: (a) Concept of Crimes, Elements, Preparations, and attempt to commit the crime. (b) (1) Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • Law of Torts
  • Law of Contracts and Mercantile Law
  • Contemporary Legal Developments: Concept of Public Interest Litigation and Environmental Law, Right to Information Act-2005, Alternative Disputes Resolution- Concept, Types and Prospect, Aims, objectives and Salient features of the competition Law 2002, Doctrine of Plea bargaining
14. Animal Husbandry And Veterinary Science Section A

  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Physiology and Environmental Physiology

Section B

  • Livestock Production And Management
  • Milk and Milk Products Technology
Section A

  • General Genetics and Animal Breeding
  • Animal Health And Hygiene

Section B

  • Animal Diseases
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Extension
15. Statistics Probability theory and statistical Application

Group – A

  • Probability Theory


  • Statistical Applications
Statistical Inference And Management

Group – A

  • Statistical Inference


  • Statistical Management
16. Management
  • Management Concepts and Evolution
  • Planning and Decision Making
  • Organization and Organizational Behaviour
  • Directing-principles and techniques
  • Section-I Marketing Management
  • Section-II Production Management
  • Section-III- Financial Management
  • Section-Iv- Human Resource Management
17. Political Science And International Relations Section-A

  • Political Theory
  • State
  • Sovereignty
  • Rights
  • Liberty
  • Justice
  • Democracy


  • Indian Government and Politics
Section A (Political Science And International Relations)

  • International Relations
  • Theories of International and Relations
  • Factors determining foreign Policy

Section B

  • Foreign Policies of America, Russia and China
  • India’s Foreign Policy and relations with America, Russia and China
  • India’s Relations with Neighbouring Countries
  • Palestine Problem and the Arab- Israel Conflict
18. History Section A

  • Sources and approaches to study of early Indian History
  • The Archaeological evidence
  • The Indus civilization
  • Patterns of settlement

Section B

  • Major dynasties and Political structures in North India
  • Arab Conquest of Sindh and the Ghaznavid Empire
  • The Ghorain invasions
  • The Sultanate period and Political Dynasties

  • Establishment of British Rule in India
  • Colonial Economy
  • Resistance to Colonial Rule
  • Socio-cultural impact of colonial rule
  • Economic policies 1858-1914
  • Early Indian nationalism


  • Renaissance, Reformation and Counter-Reformation
  • Origins of Modern Politics
  • Industrialization
19. Anthropology
  • Human Evolution and emergence of Man
  • Principles of systematic and taxonomy
  • Origin and Evolution of Man
  • Emergence of Homo
  • Marriage
  • Family, Household and Domestic Group
  • Kinship
  • Emergence and Development of Indian Culture and Civilization
  • Demographic profile of India
  • Caste system in India
  • The aspect of Indian Village
  • The tribal situation in India
  • History of Administration of Tribal Areas
20. Civil Engineering Part-A

  • Theory of Structures
  • Design of Concrete structure
  • Steel Structural


  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Geotechnical Engineering

  • Construction Technology, Planning and Management
  • Surveying
  • Highway Engineering
  • Railway Engineering

Part- B

  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
21. Mechanical Engineering Part A

  • Theory of Machines
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Engineering Materials


  • Manufacturing Science
  • Non-Conventional Machining Processes
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Quality Management
Part A

  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer Refrigeration and Air Conditioning


  • I.C Engines
  • Steam Engineering
  • Turbomachines
  • Power Plant Engineering
22. Electrical Engineering
  • E.M. Theory
  • Networks & Systems
  • Electrical & Electronic Measurement & Instrumentation
  • Analog & Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Machines
  • Material Science

  • Control Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics


  • Electrical Machines
  • Electric Drives
  • Electric Traction
  • Power System and Protection


  • Communication System
23. English Literature Section-A

  • The Renaissance
  • Metaphysical Poetry
  • The Epic and the Mock-epic
  • Neo-classicism
  • The Romantic Movement


  • William Shakespeare
  • John Donne
  • John Milton
  • John Dryden
  • Alexander Pope
  • Alfred Tennyson


  • Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice
  • Charles Dickens. Great Expectations
  • Thomas Hardy: Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • Pre-Raphaelite Movement
  • Modernism
  • Poets of the Thirties
  • The stream-of-consciousness  Novel
  • Absurd Drama
  • Colonialism and Post-Colonialism


Poems by

  • William Butler Yeats
  • T.S. Eliot
  • W.H. Auden
  • Philip Larkin
  • A.K. Ramanujan


  • Graham Greene: The Power and the Glory
  • William Golding: Lord of the Flies
  • Raja Rao: Kanthapura.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter
24. Urdu Literature Part-A

  • Development of Urdu language
  • Development of Urdu Literature in Deccan
  • Aligarh movement


  • The important genesis of poetry- Ghazal, Qasida, Marsiya, Masnavi Rubai, Qata, Nazm. Blank Verse. Free Verse
  • Different Kinds of prose –Destan, Novel short Story. Drama. Literary Criticism
  • Role of Urdu literature in the freedom movement.
Part-A  (Prose)

  • Meer Amman: Bagh- O- Bahar
  • Ghalib: Intekhab-E-Ghalib
  • Ruswa: Umrao Jan Ada

Part B  (Poetry)

  • Meer: Intakhab-Kalam-E-Meer Ed: Abdul Haq
  • Sauda: Qasaid-E-Sauda (including Hajuviyat)-Pub
  • Ghalib: Diwan-e-Ghalib
  • Firaq Gorakhpuri: Gul-e-Naghma
  • Faiz: Dste-Saba
  • Akhatar-ul-Iman: Treek Saiyyara, Bint-E-Lamhat.
25. Hindi Literature
  • Hindi language and Nagri script and its history
  • The tradition of writing Hindi literature
  • Surdas
  • Tulsidas
  • Drama
  • Stories of Premchand
26. Sanskrit Literature
  • Section- A Linguistics
  • Section-B Sanskrit Grammar
  • Section-C Indian Philosophy
  • Section-D Sanskrit Poetics
  • Section-E Essay in Sanskrit
  • Section-A (Prose & Poetry)
  • Section-B (Sanskrit Drama)
  • Section- C (Technical Terms)
  • Section-D (History of Sanskrit Literature)
  • Section-E – Translation from Hindi to Sanskrit
27. Commerce and Accountancy Part-I: Accounting

  • Nature, concepts and branches of accounting
  • Royalty-types
  • Hire Purchase System-Concept and features
  • Branch Accounting- dependent

Part-II: Financial Management

  • Nature, scope and objectives of Financial Management
  • Sources of short, medium and long term funds
  • Working capital management-classification
  • Cost of capital
  • Dividend policy
Part-I: Organizational Behaviour

  • Nature and concept of organization
  • Basis and Sources of power
  • Organizational Goals
  • Organization-Types, Structure, line
  • Organizational Change

Part-II Human Resource Management

  • HRM- Concept, objectives, significance
  • Recruitment and selection, methods of training
  • Motivation- Concept
  • Industrial Relations
28. Public Administration Administrative Theory

  • Basic concept
  • Theories of Administration
  • Principles of Organisation
  • Administrative Behaviour
  • Structure of the Organisation
  • Structure of the Organisation
  • Comparative and Development Administration
  • Public Policy
Indian Administration

  • Evolution of Indian Administration
  • Constitutional Setting
  • Political Executive at the Union Level
  • Machinery for Planning
  • Control over Public Expenditure
  • Administration for Welfare
  • Issue Areas in Indian Administration
  • State Administration
29. Medical Science
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Dermatology
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology including Family Planning
  • Community Medicine (Preventive & Social Medicine)

Syllabus for Personality Test

The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality and general suitability for the service.