(New Exam Syllabus) UPPSC Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Exam


(New Exam Syllabus) UPPSC Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Exam


The competitive examination for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment / Physically Handicapped Backlog / Special Recruitment) Examination, 2018 and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination, 2018 comprise three successive stages viz :-

(1) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choice).
(2) Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination).
(3) Viva- Voce (Personality Test).

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION SYLLABUS:

The Preliminary examination for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment / Physically Handicapped – Backlog / Special Recruitment) Examination and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination will consist of two compulsory papers of which answer sheet be on OMR sheets. The syllabus for Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment / Physically Handicapped – Backlog / Special Recruitment) Examination and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination is mentioned in Appendix-5 of this advertisement. The papers shall be 200 marks each and of two hours durations. Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choice in which there shall be 150-100 questions Respectively. The timing of paper I will be from 9.30 to 11.30 A.M. and paper II from 2.30 to 4.30 P.M.

Note : (1) Paper-II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. (2) It is mandatory for the Candidates to appear in both the papers of Preliminary Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he does not appear in both in papers. (3) The merit of the Candidates will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-I of the Preliminary Examination.

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination for Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment / Physically Handicapped-Backlog / Special Recruitment) Examination and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination both.

Negative Marking:

In the Preliminary Examination for the objective type Question papers, penalty (Negative Marking) shall be imposed for wrong answers given by the candidates which is as below:-

  • There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty

Paper-I (General Studies-I)

Duration: Two hours (Marks - 200)

  • 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

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 synoptic view of nature and character of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.

Indian 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 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 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.

Note:- Candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above subjects with special reference to Uttar Pradesh.


Paper-II (General Studies-II)

Duration : Two hours (Marks - 200)

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

Elementary Mathematics (Upto Class X Level)

1. Arithmetic:- (i) Number systems: Natural Numbers, Integers, Rational and Irrational numbers, Real numbers, Divisors of an Ineger, prime Integers, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of integers and their Interrelationship.
(ii) Average (iii) Ratio and proportion (iv) Percentage (v) Profit and Loss (vi) Simple and Compound Interests (vii) Work and Time (viii) Speed, Time and Distance

2. Algebra :- (i) Factors of polynomials, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of polynomials and their Interrelationship, Remainder theorem, simultaneous linear equations, quadratic equations. (ii) Set Theory:- Set null set, subsets and proper subsets of a set, operations (Union, Intersections, difference, symmetric difference) between sets, venn diagram.

3. Geometry:- (i) Constructions and theorems regarding triangle, rectangle, square, trapezium and circles, their perimeter and area. (ii) Volume and surface area of sphere, right circular cylinder, right circular Cone and Cube.

4. Statistics:- Collection of data, Classification of data, frequency, frequency distribution, tabulation, cumulative frequency. Representation of data - Bar diagram, Pie chart, histogram, frequency polygon, cumulative frequency curves (ogives) , Measures of Central tendency: Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode.

General English Upto Class X Level

1. Comprehension
2. Active Voice and Passive Voice
3. Parts of Speech
4. Transformation of Sentences
5. Direct and Indirect Speech
6. Punctuation and Spellings
7. Words meanings
8. Vocabulary & Usage
9. Idioms and Phrases
10. Fill in the Blanks

सामान्य हिन्दी (हाईस्कूल स्तर तक) के पाठ्यक्रम में सम्मिलित किये जाने वाले विषय

(1) हिन्दी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
(2) शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ
(3) शब्द-रूप
(4) संधि, समास
(5) क्रियायें
(6) अनेकार्थी शब्द
(7) विलोम शब्द
(8) पर्यायवाची शब्द
(9) मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां
(10) तत्सम एवं तद्भव, देषज, विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)
(11) वर्तनी
(12) अर्थबोध
(13) हिन्दी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियां
(14) उ0प्र0 की मुख्य बोलियाँ

Note : (1) Paper-II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. (2) It is mandatory for the Candidates to appear in both the papers of Preliminary Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he does not appear in both in papers. (3) The merit of the Candidates will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-I of the Preliminary Examination.


MAINS SYLLABUS:

SUBJECTS FOR THE COMBINED STATE / UPPER SUBORDINATE SERVICES (GENERAL RECRUITMENT / PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED – BACKLOG / SPECIAL RECRUITMENT) MAIN (WRITTEN) EXAMINATION : The Written examination will consist of the following compulsory and optional subjects. The syllabus whereof is mentioned in Appendix-6 of this advertisement. The candidates have to select any one subject from the list of optional subjects for main examination which will consist of two papers.

(A) COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

1. General Hindi - 150 marks
2. Essay - 150 marks
3. General Studies (First Paper) - 200 marks
4. General Studies (Second Paper) - 200 marks
5. General Studies (Third Paper) - 200 marks
6. General Studies (Fourth Paper) - 200 marks

Compulsory Subject viz: General Hindi, Essay and General Studies (First, Second, Third and Fourth papers) Papers Shall be Conventional type and for solving the questions three hours time is allowed. For optional Question papers three hours time is allowed. Two hundred maximum marks has been allotted for each optional question paper.

Note : 1. Timing of examination paper of 3 hours is 9.30 am to 12.30 pm & 2 pm to 5 pm. 2. A candidate shall be required to obtain such minimum marks in the compulsory paper of General Hindi, as may be determined by the Government or the Commission, as the case may be. There shall be Two sections in all the question papers of Optional subject and each section will include Four questions. Candidates are required to answer only Five questions while they must select minimum, Two questions from each section.

(B) OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (MARKS 400)

For optional Question papers three hours time is allowed. Two hundred maximum marks has been allotted for each optional question paper.

  • Agriculture
  • Statistics
  • Arabic Lit.
  • Zoology
  • Defence Studies
  • Hindi Lit.
  • Chemistry
  • Management
  • Persian Lit.
  • Physics
  • Political Science & International Relations
  • Sanskrit Lit.
  • Mathematics
  • Commerce
  • Geography
  • History
  • Public Administration
  • Economics
  • Social Work
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology & Accountancy
  • Philiosophy
  • Civil Engineering
  • Medical Science
  • Geology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Botany
  • English Lit.
  • Law
  • Urdu Lit.
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

(C) PERSONALITY TEST (VIVA-VOCE) TOTAL (MARKS 100)

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.

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