UPSC CS Mains 2014 Exam Pattern
Apratim Chatterjee, 06 Nov 2014

UPSC CS Mains 2014 Exam Pattern – Exam Pattern of Civil Services Mains 2014 may help out candidates with an overview of the exam before appearing in UPSC CS Mains 2014. UPSC CS Mains 2014 Exam Pattern may provide information about and proper patter of the competitive UPSC exam including exam date, exam duration, number of questions, total allotted marks and marking scheme.

UPSC CS Mains 2014 is scheduled to be held from December 14, 2014.

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Paper Pattern of UPSC CS Mains 2014 – UPSC CS Mains 2014 appearing candidates may check below the paper pattern for a better preparation and understanding of the UPSC exam.

Type of Questions –UPSC CS Mains 2014 shall have 9 question papers in English/Hindi medium. The questions shall be of descriptive nature.

Exam Duration – UPSC CS Mains 2014 shall be held offline, where the exam shall be conducted for six hours distributed between two sessions of thee hours each.

 

Section wise distribution of questions in UPSC CS 2014 – UPSC CS Mains 2014 Questions may cover the following sections with the allotted marks against each section.

Subjects

Marks Allotted

Essay

200

English

300

General Studies Paper (I)

300

General Studies Paper (II)

300

General Studies Paper (III)

300

General Studies Paper (IV)

300

Optional Paper (I)#

300

Optional Paper (II)#

300

Indian Language*

300

Total

2600

*Indian Languages – Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi (Devanagari Script), Sindhi (Arabic Script), Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

#Optional Papers – Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Anthropology,Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Commerce & Accountancy, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Law, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Science, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science & International Relations, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Statistics, Zoology and Literature of any one of the following languages (Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi (Devanagari Script), Sindhi (Arabic Script), Tamil, Telugu and Urdu)

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