The Examination shall comprise of two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each.
- General studies paper I.
- CSAT Paper II.
- Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions) and each will be of two hours duration.
- (ii) The General Studies Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution)
|Grand Total||2025 Marks|
(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
General Studies -II
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
General Studies -III
(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
General Studies -IV
(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
Optional Subject - Paper 1
Optional Subject - Paper 2
|Sub Total (Written test)||1750 Marks|
|Personality Test||275 Marks|