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The Exam Pattern of the UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims Examination
The Prelims Examination is an Objective type of Examination with Multiple Choice Questions (the candidate has to choose an option from the given options for that question). This examination consists of two papers namely Paper I and Paper II. ThePaper I contains 200 marks and Paper II also contains 200 marks. The Duration forPaper I is 2 hours as well as Paper II is also 2 hours. The exam Pattern of the UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims Examination is as follows:

Name of the Paper No. of Questions Duration Given Marks.
Paper I: General Studies. 100 2 Hours. 200
Paper II: Aptitude. 80 2 Hours. 200
Total Marks. 400

Note:Themarkswhich aresecured in the prelimsareonly for qualifying the Mains Examination. It isnot countedtodeterminetheorder of merit.TheQualifying marksforPaper II: Aptitude is 33%.But thecandidateswill bepromoted totheMains only basedon theQualifying marksinPaper I: General Studies.

UPSC Exam Pattern of the UPSC Civil Services IAS Mains Examination

TheMains Examinationis awritten Examination. It consists of9 Papers out of which 2 are Qualifying in naturenamelyPaper A and Paper B; remaining7 paperswhich are namelyPaper I to Paper VIIwhich arebased on Ranking. TheQuestionswill beavailableinHindias well asEnglishin the Question Papers.

S.No. Name of the Paper. Name of the Subject. Marks.
1. Paper-A. Modern Indian Language. (Qualifying Paper). 300.
2. Paper-B. English (Qualifying Paper). 300.
3. Paper-I. Essay. 250.
4. Paper-II. General studies-I. 250.
5. Paper-III. General studies-II. 250.
6. Paper-IV. General studies-III. 250.
7. Paper-V. General studies-IV. 250.
8. Paper-VI. Optional Subject (Paper-1). 250.
9. Paper-VII. Optional Subject (Paper-2). 250.
Sub-Total. 1750.
Interview. 275.
Total. 2025.

The Final Ranking of the candidates:This is done based on themarksobtained in theMainsand theInterview.

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Sharma Academy an institute of national standards established in the year 2010 by Surendra Sharma. Sharma Academy consists of the best minds from academics. It was envisioned as an institute of high academic standers. Sharma Academy is amongst the top quality coaching institutes of central India. The institute has achieved status of distinction following the path envisioned by its founder. The institute has been very successful in making potential aspirants realize their dreams which are evident from the success stories of the previous years. Sharma Academy is different from other coaching institutes with respect to their orientation. Classes are targeted towards particular exam. Classroom guidance at Sharma Academy is about improving individuals' capacity to focus and learn. Our aim is to develop and nurture competitive attitude among students. We empower you to stay ahead a step in life by offering qualitative teaching. At Sharma Academy we believe that "Geniuses are made not born" and they can be made with sheer commitment and determination. We offer you knowledge in tandem with qualitative guidance and practice that prepares you for the future. Our efforts are recognized by National News Papers, intellectuals and social representatives. As a result Sharma Academy has been awarded as "Leading e-learning Academy of MP" by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Also our academy has been awarded "Education Excellence Award 2016" by State Education Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Sharma Academy welcomes you to be a part of it's bandwagon of success and also ensure successful future for you.